Android App Ratings & Reviews

Search for smartphone

news

Report: LG G2 will be the first smartphone with 3GB of RAM, followed by the Note 3

SK Hynix RAM memory chip The LG G2, the successor to the Optimus G2, shapes up to be one beast of a phone. The new Snapdragon 800 version of the Galaxy S4 stole a bit of its limelight by being the world’s first LTE-Advanced device, but LG will still have one “first” to boast about – the world’s first phone with 3GB of RAM. The LG G2 is rumored to hit South Korea...

Read more
news

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A in Korea, world's first smartphone to use LTE-Advanced network

samsung galaxy s4 lte aNo, the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A which was just announced by SK Telecoms in Korea is not another variant of the Galaxy S4. Well, at least when it comes to how it looks as well as any unusual feature. What distinguishes the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A from the original Galaxy S4 is the fact that it will be running on LTE Advanced Network. As such, it ear...

Read more
news

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A in Korea, world’s first smartphone to use LTE-Advanced network

samsung galaxy s4 lte aNo, the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A which was just announced by SK Telecoms in Korea is not another variant of the Galaxy S4. Well, at least when it comes to how it looks as well as any unusual feature. What distinguishes the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A from the original Galaxy S4 is the fact that it will be running on LTE Advanced Network. As such, it ear...

Read more
news

Samsung To Launch First Tizen Smartphone Based on Exynos 4

Tizen Tizen is Samsung's own mobile operating system, in case you never heard of it, it's not a weird Asian dish or anything. Samsung is working on Tizen for some time now and according to their Vice President, they will launch their first Tizen based smart phone sometime this year, in August or September. Tizen is an open source operating system base...

Read more
news

Liquid-cooled smartphones from Samsung, HTC, and Apple coming later this year

Liquid cooling We told you about the world’s first liquid-cooled handset about a month ago when NEC introduced the Medias X-06E phone for NTT DoCoMo over in Japan. It basically uses a smartphone-centric heat pipe design that relies on cooling technology yet untapped even on today’s high-end models. How would you like to have this same cooling tech in...

Read more
news

Samsung might launch its anti-theft feature for smartphones as soon as July

Samsung logo aa (2) - 600px Samsung, along with other tech industry giants, met with New York Attorney General Erich Schneiderman recently to discuss the implementation of the smartphone kill switch that we’ve talked about before in order to reduce the number of device thefts that keep occurring in the U.S. Now, it looks like the Korea-based electronics company has fin...

Read more
news

Would a “kill switch” help prevent smartphone theft? NY and SF prosecutors think so

emergency kill switch Credit: dumbledad Possibly one of the best upgrades shown off at the iOS7 unveiling was the enhanced security features which help prevent thieves from using stolen iPhone’s. Extra security is certainly a deterrent to would be thieves, and we were also recently wondering what other manufacturers could do to improve the security of their own hands...

Read more
news

HTC overtakes Samsung in smartphone sales in Japan

HTC One X Logo aa 3 1600HTC surpassed Samsung for fifth place in the Japanese smartphone market during the first quarter of this year, according to market research firm IDC Japan on Wednesday.IDC’s report found that HTC managed to secure a 6.6 percent share of the Japanese smartphone market in Q1 2013. But rather than the popular HTC One, it appears that the J Butterfly...

Read more
news

Galaxy S4 Zoom: Camera-caliber smartphone revealed

samsung galaxy s4 zoom 8The Galaxy S4 Zoom is a a powerhouse of a smartphone with a camera complex. The camera-phone weighs about 200 grams and is about 15.4 millimteres thick - if the camera lens is not extended. Everything included, the user gets a compact camera with 10x optical zoom which also doubles as a smartphone. Pricing and launch date still haven't been co...

Read more
news

What does your smartphone cover case say about you?

case teaser picYour smartphone home screen, like we say in our past report, is like a peep hole into your personality. The same could be said for the protective casing that you've chosen, which is also an identification of who you want to present yourself as. After the study we undertook about the various home screen stereotypes, it's now time to check ...

Read more
news

How to get T-Mobile’s $30/month unlimited data smartphone plan

t-mobile-logo-hugeIf you don’t talk on your mobile phone much, but like to use apps, navigation, or any other kind of data-absorbing functions, you know how important a good data plan is. What if we told you that you could pay about $30/month for unlimited data, with the first 5MB at top speeds? Now we’re talking!The Consumerist recently highlighted the low-cost...

Read more
news

Some Android Smartphones Will Have BBM Preinstalled

BBM I know, we are here a bunch of Android and Android apps lovers, but this news story seems pretty interesting, as RIM announced a few days ago that it will make available to Android users its very popular BBM (BlackBerry messenger). The BlackBerry messenger also known as BBM will be ready to go out of the box on some Android running smart phones ...

Read more
news

Smartphone Sales to Surpass Feature Phones in 2013 – Led by Android

800px Kid Touching Smartphone Dum Dum Kolkata 2012 04 22 1767A new study by IDC confirms that smartphone sales will surpass feature phone sales in 2013. The largest growth area will be in "emerging markets" - which are particularly Android-friendly. Image courtesy of ...

Read more
news

Sony Xperia M and M dual: Cheap mid-range smartphone revealed

sony xperia mToday, Sony has revealed some new mid-range smartphones: The Xperia M and M Dual. Highlights of these 4-inch devices include NFC capabilities and a lower price point. ...

Read more
news

Will Samsung’s SM-C101 be a Camera sequel or a new Galaxy S4 Zoom smartphone?

Samsung Galaxy Camera front zoom flashI’m sure that until now you’ve heard us on repeated occasions mentioning a rumored Samsung SM-C101 device. Samsung’s upcoming creation is said to have a camera powerful enough to beat even Nokia’s camera phones, a medium size screen with modest resolutions and, most important, phone capabilities.From how we see it, there are two possib...

Read more
news

Over Half of the Smartphones Sold in April in US Run on Android OS

Android Yeah, you got that right, Android is the crowned king when it comes to mobile OS sales in April in the US. Kantar Worldpanel released the latest figures, and according to them, Android is running on 52% of the smart phones sold in the United States in April. It is very interesting to see how things develop in the mobile phone OS market, especial...

Read more
news

Android accounts for 52% of U.S. smartphone sales in April; iOS and Windows Phone growing

Android logo green robot 7 1600 aaInterested to know how the big mobile operating systems rivals have been stacking up against each other so far this year? Kantar Worldpanel has you covered, as it has conducted some insightful research into the U.S. market share of each operating system.Our favourite mobile operating system grabbed an impressive 51.7% of all U.S. smartphone sales i...

Read more
news

A Fair Trade Smartphone

fairphoneFairphone wants to create a "seriously cool" Android phone that puts social values first. The group behind the phone is hoping to raise enough funds to make their vision of a fair trade smartphone a reality. ...

Read more
news

Acer announces its first 5-inch smartphone, names it Acer Liquid S1

acer liquid s1 Over at Computex 2013 in Taipei, Acer seems to have started the fire by way of announcing several new gadgets such as the Acer Liquid S1. This smartphone happens to be Acer's first to have a size bigger than 5-inch. The Acer Liquid S1 sports a 5.7-inch HD 1280x720 screen and comes powered by Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The Acer Liquid S1 also comes ...

Read more
news

Are We Facing a Perpetual Shortage in Smartphone Components?

shortage in smartphone components We all know about HTC's recent technical troubles, when they were faced with a shortage in smartphone  components for their latest flagship , the HTC One. Even if they managed to get over it, the problem was very real and pressing, shipments were delayed, as contractors failed to produce enough aluminum unibody chassis and Ultra Pixel camera sen...

Read more
news

Are smartphone component shortages here to stay?

broadcomm chips modems smartphone components [aa]  (2)We already know that the reason behind the Snapdragon 600 and Exynos Octa split in the Galaxy S4 came down to production issues, and how can anyone forget the HTC One’s component shortages. It’s obvious that there’s a growing trend with production difficulties in the smartphone market, and it seems that other component manufacturers are a...

Read more
news

Chinese copies of the best smartphones.

IR foto 2HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4, Galaxy Note 3, iPhone, ... all, or nearly all high-end devices have their own clone in the Chinese market, some even are released before the original reaches the hands of consumers. But ... To what extent are these replicas? Is it worth it to save some money and switch to a chinese knockoff? ...

Read more
news

Nexus 5: Who can build the next Google smartphone?

nexus 5As long as Google can keep up the steady rythm in which it is spitting out Nexus devices, we can always hope and wish for a Nexus 5 to be dropping in October. The big question on everyone's mind, however, is who will be the company that will be cosen to build the newest Google smartphone? How we've imagined the Nexus 5 / ...

Read more
news

Umeox X5 could be the thinnest smartphone yet, coming in at just 5.6mm-thick

umeox-x5-4It seems like every time we turn around a new device is vying for the title of “world’s thinnest smartphone”. For a while, the Alcatel One Touch Idol held the honors. Then the upcoming Huawei Ascend P6 prepared to take the title. Now it is apparently the Umeox X5′s turn.I know you are thinking it, so I’ll just say it: Who the ...

Read more
news

Samsung Sells 12.5 Million Android Smartphones in China in Q1

samsung Yes, you got that right, Android rules Communist China, as the tech giant Samsung sold an impressive 12.5 million Android running smartphones in China in the first quarter of 2013. Samsung's performance is even more impressive if you're taking into account the structure and the type of the Chinese market. HTC, ZTE and Huawei are the top dogs the...

Read more
news

Ascend P6 Smartphone: Photoleaks all over the place

LEAKWell, the Huawei Ascend P6 is an unofficial new smartphone that's suppoesd to be incredibly thin, and judging from the leaked pictures, very similar to the iPhone 5 in design. Well, for something that has been supposedly been unofficial, there have been two leaks of photos for the device so far this month. Is this the possible Ascend P6? / ...

Read more
news

Qualcomm Brags With its New Mirasol 2560 x 1440 577ppi 5.1-inch Display for Smartphones

mirasol We all know about Qualcomm, one of the world's top dogs when it comes to mobile processors, now they are entering  in a completely different  field of battle showing off their latest creation, Mirasol, a 2560 x 1440 577ppi 5.1-inch display . Massive cool, man, forward Qualcomm! What's up with that, you may ask, what seems to be wrong? Actuall...

Read more
Page 2 of 26712345...102030...Last »