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Samsung showcases new video on wearable computing

google glass brille2The technology of portable computing has definitely been picking up the pace over the last year. Google Glass made its debut to the participants who were selected and who had the cash to get in on the action. Pebble Smart watches are hitting the streets and are trickling into retail stores. Even Apple is rumored to start getting in on the action. ...

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Expect even more smartphone models from Samsung

Samsung LogoSamsung is pretty well known for offering a wide range of products, as well as just its flagship Galaxy smartphones. Recently the company seems to have adopted a trend of offering numerous side models to accompany a new release, such as the Mini, Active, and Google Edition Galaxy S4s. But what if I told you that the company was about to take this ...

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Samsung concept video shows off the future of wearables and phone displays

Samsung Logo aa 600px 2Mobile tech has come a long way from the early era of cellphones and massive laptops. Today we have extremely fast yet thin smartphones, powerful tablets and even wearable devices such as Google Glass and the next-gen Sony smart watch. Where are we going next? It’s hard to say for sure, though today Samsung gave us a brief look at their vision o...

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The Moto X’ Clear Pixel camera could feature a RGBW sensor

Moto X ad According to Taylor Wimberley, the founder of Android and Me and a person that leaked stuff from Google’s kitchen before, the upcoming Moto X will feature a Clear Pixel camera. Wimberley revealed the info on Google Plus, and, when asked what Clear Pixel actually is, he said “It means ‘dark, blurry pics and lack of details’ will be things o...

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Motorola’s PRIP push-to-talk service launches in the US

PRIPCredit: Ubergizmo Motorola has now officially launched its PRIP service in the US in conjunction with NII Holdings, and it’s now available for downloaded from the Google Play Store. Motorola’s push-to-talk service was already available in Mexico, Brazil, and across Latin America, so now US users can connect to the 11 million subscribers alrea...

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Nikon Going for Android Smartphones?

Nikon I'm not sure about you, but all my friends, myself included, are using their smart/dumb phones when it comes to taking pictures or videos on the go, not a DSLR from Nikon or the like. This is going on for some time now, I can't even remember the last time I wished for a dedicated camera. In my humble opinion, dedicated cameras are becoming more a...

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AA Asks: Would you buy Android Authority Gear?

aa-asks-2 Welcome to the very first edition of a series we call AA Asks! It’s where we ask you, our loyal viewers and fans, about questions we have, so we can create a better site for you. Android Authority exists only because of you, our fans. We work everyday around the clock to provide great video, awesome event coverage, timely news, commentary, i...

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2013 Is The Year of the Smartwatch?

smartwatch If you take a look at all major players in the IT Industry, one pattern is very clear : almost each and everyone of them is working on or planning to build a smartwatch, sooner rather than later. The smartwatch seems to be the next hype in wearable technology, along with Google Glass. Taking into account that regular watches are already a huge $...

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5.7-inch Galaxy Note 3 to be unveiled at IFA 2013 in Germany, “industry officials” claim

Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy Note 2Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy Note 2 A South Korean report reveals where the Galaxy Note 3 will be unveiled and mentions the size of the display, apparently confirming some of the previous rumors on the matter. In an article speculating on a potential Samsung vs Apple “phablet” war, The Korea Herald says that according to “industry officials,” the Ga...

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Why are smartphone companies losing their market value? An inside look at the smartphone industry.

Galaxy series sales If your stock portfolio is made up of big mobile technology companies, you’re probably feeling a little worried about the return on your investment recently. Over the past months we’ve seen lots of troubling financial data and weak stock performances from many of the big smartphone companies. The chart below shows the stock performance of a se...

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Motorola Moto X smartphone details known, will have fully customizable look

motorola moto x Some major dailies published a Motorola advertisement yesterday about a U.S.-made smartphone that it plans to release soon. Today, ABC news obtained some details about the said device. Aside from the now known fact that it be assembled in the U.S., the Motorola Moto X will feature a fully customizable look and appearance using different colors an...

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Rumor: LG G2 specs to include 5.2-inch Full HD display and optical image stabilization camera

LG Logo The specs list of the upcoming LG G2 is now rumored to include a bigger screen than initially believed and a better camera. The LG G2 is the expected name of the LG Optimus G’s successor, as the company is said to drop the “Optimus” from its flagship device family. Greek site Techblog has apparently learned that the future LG fla...

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Moto X set to feature a Dual LTE MIMO antenna, bringing faster data speeds for all

new motorola logo The Moto X has attracted a fair bit of attention in the past few days and it doesn’t look like the hype train will be stopped. The founder and former owner of Android and me, Taylor Wimberley, has already leaked some information about the Moto X and now he’s got some more information. According to Wimberley, the Moto X will have a Dual LTE Mul...

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Google Glass FAQ page leaves the most important question unanswered

Google-Glass-logo.jpg&q=90&w=640&zc=1 Admit it: whether you want them or not, you’re curious about Google Glass. What do they do, really? Are they heavy? Is Google concerned about privacy? It’s such a radical shift in technology, we’re naturally curious. Google is cautious to implement Glass, so those who have actually worn a pair are a rare breed. Even though I had them for a n...

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Moto X customization and awareness features detailed in new report; carriers to get “standard versions”

Motorola X PhoneMotorola CEO Dennis Woodside A new report reveals the kind of personalization and contextual awareness features that will be available to Moto X buyers, and, as expected, hardware customization isn’t one of them. ABC News has learned from its sources that Motorola will let Moto X phone buyers “fully customize the look of the device” with diff...

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No more filthy smartphone screens with Corning’s new Gorilla Glass

That hole at the middle? That's actually still glass! Corning’s new generation (Gorilla Glass 4?) of thin and durable glass is expected to pack new features that may make Dragontrail and even the superbly durable sapphire glass appear inferior. This time, it’s not just a solution similar to oleophobic coating, Nokia’s ClearBlack display polarizer system, or Sony’s OptiContrast...

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Intel BayTrail benchmark dominates ARM

Intel processor Intel has been boasting about its mobile processor performance to handset manufactures recently, but it looks like the company wasn’t just blowing smoke when its CEO stated that its technology was superior to Qualcomm’s processors. The first benchmarks of Intel’s upcoming BayTrail processor have appeared online, and the results are quite ast...

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MediaTek looks to be working on an octo-core processor

mediatek logo aa - 600px MediaTek seems to be really cranking up its pressure on the high-end processor manufactures, and the news that the company is working on its own eight core processor confirms that MediaTek is just interested in peak performance as much as it is budget technologies. First news of the octo-core chip came from UDN yesterday, which stated that MediaTe...

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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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