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Google Glass Update Now Supports Web Browsing, Gmail Messaging and Voice Commands

Google Glass Update A new Google Glass Update is now ready for Explorers everywhere and it brings some cool features to those addicted to wearable technology. I hope you know what Google Glass are, if you're a resident of this planet. In case you just woke up from a coma or you're returning from a trip to Mars, well, breaking news, Google Glass are the latest trend ...

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Display Smackdown: LCD vs. AMOLED! Which one is Better for Outside?

Comparacao telas lcd amoledDuring the summer time, many smartphone displays run into a brick wall and offer crummy readability. In shadowy areas outdoors, they are often not-so-great, while in direct sunlight, you can barely see anything. LCD Panels with their back-lighting have a big advantage compared to OLED technology. But how do these two types differ in practical situa...

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Google's QuickOffice Now Allows Editing Office Docs Within Chrome OS

quickoffice The future "Microsoft Office Killer" is now available in the Chrome OS developer channel. I am talking about Google's own word editing software, the QuickOffice, which now offers the possibility of editing Office documents within the operating system itself. Until now, you had to use Google Apps, which is, for the moment, a much better tool than...

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And Yet Another Rumor About the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, It Will Feature A Flexible Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Another rumor surfaced about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 3, this time the leak comes from a South Korean news agency. MT Media, because they are the source, claims that the new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will boast a huge 5.99 inches wide Super AMOLED touch screen, with a twist : it will be a flexible display. How about that? I hope you remember ...

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Google’s QuickOffice Now Allows Editing Office Docs Within Chrome OS

quickoffice The future "Microsoft Office Killer" is now available in the Chrome OS developer channel. I am talking about Google's own word editing software, the QuickOffice, which now offers the possibility of editing Office documents within the operating system itself. Until now, you had to use Google Apps, which is, for the moment, a much better tool than...

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Serious Vulnerability Discovered in Samsung Galaxy S4's Cloud Service

Samung Galaxy S4 We all know and love the Android king, the Samsung Galaxy S4. Sales are booming and everything looks just peachy, Samsung also prepared various versions of its current flagship, like the Galaxy S4 Google Edition, the S4 Zoom,  the S4 Active and the like. But be aware of the fact that if you are the proud owner of a Samsung Galaxy S4, you may be...

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Serious Vulnerability Discovered in Samsung Galaxy S4′s Cloud Service

Samung Galaxy S4 We all know and love the Android king, the Samsung Galaxy S4. Sales are booming and everything looks just peachy, Samsung also prepared various versions of its current flagship, like the Galaxy S4 Google Edition, the S4 Zoom,  the S4 Active and the like. But be aware of the fact that if you are the proud owner of a Samsung Galaxy S4, you may be...

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What to Expect From Sony at Tomorrow's Mobile Asia Expo

Sony Xperia As you may already know, tomorrow there will be blood, I mean, for you tech hound dogs out there, Sony will reveal its latest high tech stuff among other things, including the rumored Sony Xperia ZU, at a press conference at Mobile Asia Expo. The tech event will be held in Shanghai, China and in Europe, in Munich, Germany. Among other goodies,So...

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Sony Xperia ZU Pictures Leaked, Looks Huge

Sony Xperia ZU Once again I write about the latest phablet  Sony is expected to launch any time soon, I am talking about the Sony Xperia ZU. Some of us are looking forward to see it in action, for others maybe it's not such a big deal, anyway, just minutes ago photos of the Xperia  ZU surfaced on the internet, let's take a look: The images are leaked by an a...

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What to Expect From Sony at Tomorrow’s Mobile Asia Expo

Sony Xperia As you may already know, tomorrow there will be blood, I mean, for you tech hound dogs out there, Sony will reveal its latest high tech stuff among other things, including the rumored Sony Xperia ZU, at a press conference at Mobile Asia Expo. The tech event will be held in Shanghai, China and in Europe, in Munich, Germany. Among other goodies,So...

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Manual for Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE Advanced Leaks Online

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE Advanced I hope you remember my  article, about the latest flavor of the Korean flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE Advanced. The last prodigal son of Samsung Mobile was officially announced by J.K. Shin so it's as real as it gets. It will be a monster when it comes to data transfer speeds, as LTE Advanced technology is twice as fast as the current LTE a...

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LG Will Build Flexible Displays in 2013

flexible displays Yeah, you got that right, LG is currently developing flexible displays this year and it is expected that the first smart phones with flexible displays will be released before the end of 2013. This announcement was made today by a company spokesman interviewed by Korea Times. According to Frank Lee,  the person who gave the interview, LG is curr...

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Huawei Ascend P6 official: just 6.18mm thick, to start selling in June

huawei-ascend-p6Huawei has officially unveiled the Ascend P6, its latest flagship that arrives in a very thin body and with impressive specifications. To be sold in black, white, and pink variants, the handset is set to be released this summer in markets around the world, for a price that is believed to be quite The Huawei Ascend P6 features a narrow body wit...

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AT&T bringing 25 solar charging stations for mobile devices in New York

AT&T solar chargersImage Credit: Michael Nagle for The New York TimeAT&T seems to understand the need for more powerful batteries when all other components in a mobile device advance. Even though it won’t create batteries for its mobile devices, a lending hand will be delivered in the form of solar-powered charging stations.Starting with Tuesday, New York w...

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Asus contemplating foray into wearable devices, chairman says

Asus LogoAnswering questions from journalists during Asus’s annual meeting with shareholders, chairman Jonney Shih revealed that meetings have been held by the company’s research labs in order to talk about developing wearable devices, seen by Asus as a critical sector for innovation.Shih also added that it’s important to figure out how ...

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Former HTC execs create Kazam mobile startup

Kazam LogoTwo ex-HTC execs have partnered up to create a new mobile-related company called Kazam, which will create smartphones at some point in the future.HTC’s former head of sales and HTC’s former marketing chief for the UK region, Michael Coombes and James Atkins, respectively, are behind Kazam. In the new company, Coombes will act as the CEO, wh...

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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...

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Samsung Will Release Super Fast LTE-Advanced Galaxy S4

LTE-Advanced Galaxy S4 The good people from Samsung are planning to hit us with yet another variant of their flagship Samsung Galaxy S4, namely the LTE-Advanced Galaxy S4. This new  version will come with better data transfer capabilities, as it will be twice as fast as the regular one. The announcement was made today by the head of Samsung Mobile J.K. Shin, and I'm ...

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Weekly News Roundup #9 – India

wnri featureIn a weekly segment, I’ll be doing a roundup of the mobile technology news in India, including new device announcements and releases from Indian manufacturers, network carrier news, and anything else that captures the pulse of  the Android scene in India.This week, three more budget-friendly quad-core smartphones join the ever-growing list of su...

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Improve Your Droid's Battery Life With This Solar Charging Screen

Solar Charging Screen We all know about the French that they make wonderful perfumes and great cheese, but today I found out about a tech company from France which promises to bring us a Solar Charging Screen for our smartphone. The company's name is SunPartner Group and their idea is so out of the box that you'd think it came from the spirit of Steve Jobs. The idea ...

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Solar-charging screen could augment your phone’s battery life

Android-batteryFrom quad-core processors to 1080p displays, today’s mobile devices are very powerful and seem to push innovation into just about every aspect.Unfortunately, one area that seems to be somewhat ignored is battery life. While many of today’s devices can endure a fully day’s use on a single charge, they do so because they have massive batteries...

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Improve Your Droid’s Battery Life With This Solar Charging Screen

Solar Charging Screen We all know about the French that they make wonderful perfumes and great cheese, but today I found out about a tech company from France which promises to bring us a Solar Charging Screen for our smartphone. The company's name is SunPartner Group and their idea is so out of the box that you'd think it came from the spirit of Steve Jobs. The idea ...

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Photos Leaked Show the Amazing Samsung Galaxy NX

Samsung Galaxy NX Not long ago, actually yesterday if I recall correctly, Samsung confirmed the rumor about their PureView like Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 smart phone, now we already have a new one about an even cooler device, the Samsung Galaxy NX .The info was released by Samsung's CEO during a press conference about the Galaxy S4 sales and he confirmed his company...

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Sony opens up its SmartWatch platform, now allowing third-party firmware

SonyWhile the rumor mill continues to buzz about a possible Samsung or Apple smartwatch, let’s not forget that Sony has had their own watch for a while now. Sony’s SmartWatch might not have taken the world by storm, but it does seem to have a small, loyal following behind it.Probably the biggest problem for Sony’s SmartWatch was that the so...

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Samsung’s CEO denies that the Galaxy S4 isn’t selling well

Samsung LogoThe other day we heard that Samsung’s Galaxy S4 sales figures were disappointing some investors, leading to a big stock sell-off which wiped around $12 billion off the value of the technology giant in a single day.A report by J.P. Morgan led the charge, suggesting that sales of high-end smartphones were lagging behind expectations across the boar...

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Is Samsung developing robots?

Samsung logo aa (3) - 600pxSamsung is all over the place in your life, aren’t they? They make everything from dishwashers to refrigerators, all meant to make life easier. If reports out of Korea are true, Samsung may be working on a way you’ll never even have to load that dishwasher or stock the fridge yourself.ET News is reporting that Samsung has allocated a task force...

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Google Glass teardown reveals that the device is powered by a 570mAh battery

exploded-isometricWe already have a fair bit of information available aboutOn top of that, the teardown reveals a closer look at the clever prism/projector display setup, there’s a little glimpse at how the touchpad works, and the all important bone-conduction technology as well. It certainly makes you appreciate the intricacy of the various pieces of technology w...

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Mirror-less Galaxy Camera 2 to be unveiled at Samsung’s June 20 event

Samsung Galaxy Camera Logo aa 3 1600We’ve seen one or two rumors pop up surrounding Samsung’s follow-up to its point-and-shoot Galaxy Camera, but now there’s some official news from Samsung; CEO Shin Jong-Kyun has stated that the company will be unveiling its mirror-less Galaxy Camera 2 at the Premiere 2013 event in London on June 20th.In our own review the original Galaxy...

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