Lord of the Tablets: Return of the Stylus

Galaxy Note Stylus

When the iPad launched in 201o, it challenged the Tablet PC market, offering a new tablet experience to millions of consumers. A tablet experience that was thinner, lighter and without a stylus. Steve Jobs was adamantly against the stylus, but we still saw a number of styli arrive for the iPad, offering sub par writing and inking […]

Sony Xperia S Smartphone Now Shipping Worldwide


The Sony Xperia S smartphone, which was announced last month at the Consumer Electronics Show, is now shipping globally and users can begin to save up for the handset if they choose. The smartphone will be the first device to abandon the Sony Ericsson branding as Sony takes over the mobile operations from the former […]

Toshiba Excite X10 Up for Pre-Order, Shipping February 29th?

Toshiba Excite X10

At this year’s CES Toshiba showed off the Excite X10 tablet, one of the thinnest 10-inchers we’ve seen to date. It stood in stark contrast to the company’s first U.S. market Android tablet, the Toshiba Thrive, which is rather thick and large in comparison. The company has, up to this point, been pretty quiet about […]

AT&T’s HTC One X Goes With Dual-Core Rather Than Quad-Core CPU


AT&T confirmed that its 4G LTE version of the HTC flagship One X smartphone announced at Mobile World Congress will come with a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset rather than the quad-core Tegra 3 ‘4+1‘ CPU found on the international version. The decision to go with the dual-core Snapdragon rather than the quad-core Tegra 3 […]

Android Tops 850,000 Activations Per Day, Good News for App Lovers

Android Activations

The Android platform is growing at a blistering pace, adding 850,000 new phones or tablets every day according to Andy Rubin, Senior Vice President of Mobile at Google. Kicking off Mobile World Congress 2012, Rubin shared that over 300 million Android devices are in use throughout the world, including 12 million tablets, a number made more impressive when […]

Huawei to Create Its Own Quad-Core CPU to Rival Tegra 3


At Mobile World Congress, not only did rising Chinese smartphone-manufacturer Huawei announce the company’s first smartphone in the form of the Ascend D Quad and Ascend D Quad XL smartphones–akin to Motorola’s Droid RAZR and Droid RAZR Maxx where the latter XL moniker denotes a device with a more capacious battery, but the company also […]

LG in Heavy Discussions to Create Next Nexus


HTC worked with Google to create the first Nexus and Samsung followed-up to create the most recent two Nexus smartphones. LG may get its turn next. According to LG’s smartphone head Ramchan Woo, the company is in heavy discussions to create the next-generation Google-branded Nexus product. Woo says, “We’re working on it,” but did not […]

Sony Xperia P and Xperia U Smartphones Announced at MWC


Sony has finally taken the wraps off of its much leaked Xperia P and Xperia U smartphones, which are mid-range and budget-conscious cousins the the company’s Xperia S flagship that was announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month. Announced at Mobile World Congress, both the Xperia P and Xperia U will […]

Nokia 808 PureView Packs Jaw-Dropping 41-Megapixel Carl Zeiss Camera!


My 12-megapixel capable Nokia N8 just feels incredibly insufficient now that Nokia has announced a successor in the form of the Nokia 808 PureView, which packs a powerhouse 41-megapixel still camera. The camera on the Nokia 808 can capture widescreen 16:9 resolutions at a more meager 35-megapixel resolution. The insane megapixel support bests any camera […]

Nokia Announces HSPA+ Lumia 900


In addition to having announced a 4G LTE version of the Windows Phone-powered Lumia 900 for AT&T in the U.S. last month at the Consumer Electronics Show, Nokia is kicking off Mobile World Congress with the announcement that the 4.3-inch camera-capable smartphone will be crossing the Atlantic with an HSPA+ version. The 4G LTE version that’s […]

Samsung Announces Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablet

Galaxy Note 10.1

After the Galaxy Note 5.3 ‘phablet’ release, Samsung is now announcing a purely tablet version of the device with the company’s S-Pen functionality in a 10.1-inch form factor. Like the Galaxy Tab 10.1, the Galaxy Note 10.1 will be an Android slate that incorporates the S-Pen, which is based on Wacom’s digitizing technology for pen […]

HTC Unveils the HTC One Series


HTC goes for a “Premium” market with the HTC One Series. At Mobile World Congress today, HTC announced the HTC One series with promises of a better phone experience. HTC is claiming this series will not only have awesome specs that we all love, but also a better task management and a more simplified home […]

Samsung Announces Galaxy Beam Smartphone + Pico Projector

Samsung Galaxy Beam

We’ve seen the convergence of projectors and mobile tech before, usually in the form of a camera or camcorder with a built-in beam, but the camera people are more likely to carry with them these days is the one in their smartphone. Wouldn’t be nice to project photo slideshows, YouTube, PowerPoint presentations and apps on […]

Watch the Oscars Backstage From your iPhone


When Billy Crystal takes the stage for 84th Oscars Awards Show on Sunday February 26th at 7 pm Eastern, you can use your iPhone for a behind the scenes look at the Oscars. You can’t watch the Oscars live from your iPhone, but you can switch between 24 cameras throughout the gala, including the control […]

Samsung Announces Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and 7, Teases Galaxy Note 10.1

Galaxy Tab 2 10-inch

The Tab 2 has a dual-core processor, not quad-core like the ASUS Transformer Prime, and will ship with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Unlike the 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab on the market now, the Tab 2 will have a micro SD slot to expand the on board storage (16GB or 32GB). Samsung will offer Wi-Fi only and 3G versions; no mention of 4G.

Best Samsung Galaxy Note Cases and Covers


GNote owners have a wide range to choose from, including a cover from Samsung that adds minimal extra thickness and weight to the already large phone. Plus, the best cases take a cue from the Note’s versatility and do more than just protect.