iOS 7 Beta Lock Screen Bug Reveals Photos

Control Center is another area IOS 7 is optimized for landscape.

Earlier this week, shortly after announcing iOS 7, Apple released the iOS 7 beta for developers. And while Apple certainly has a long way to go before the software is final, there is one bug that it likely will set its sights on as a newly discovered lock screen bug threatens iOS 7 beta users […]

HTC One Deal Arrives for Father’s Day

The Verizon HTC One release date may be August 1st.

Those that are looking for a Father’s Day gift or simply a deal on an HTC One not called the Verizon HTC One are in luck as Amazon will be unleashing a huge deal on both the AT&T HTC One and Sprint HTC One just ahead of Father’s Day, dropping the price of the device […]

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Poised to Take on the Galaxy Note 3

The Xperia ZL is heading for a carrier in the U.S.

It’s possible that Sony could announce a super-sized edition of its Xperia X smartphone, the Xperia Z Ultra, at an event in early July. That’s according to an invitation sent to Xperia Blog, which once translated, clearly indicates that Sony has something up its sleeves. On the invite, a large phone can be seen at […]

Why You Shouldn’t Wait for the iPhone 5S

The iPhone 5S is rumored to be coming out later this year.

Apple is rumored to be launching a new iPhone this year to replace the iPhone 5, a device presumably called the iPhone 5S, and while there are plenty of reasons to wait for the iPhone 5S launch, there are also several reasons why smartphone shoppers should consider skipping the wait for the iPhone 5S release. […]

Why No iPhone 3GS iOS 7 Update Isn’t a Bad Thing


Earlier in the week, Apple unveiled its brand new operating system in iOS 7, a revamped version of its mobile operating system that is scheduled to land for iOS devices sometime this fall. It won’t be coming to every iPhone and iPad though and one of the biggest devices that’s missing out is the iPhone […]

iOS 7 Today: A Smarter Notification Center (Video)

The new iOS 7 Notification Center includes a Today mode that offers fast access to your info.

The Notification Center in iOS 7 brings a brand new Today mode that borrows some of the Google Now predictive features and combines the information you need to know today into a one-stop shop for your calendar, reminders, weather and more. The iPhone Notification Center is still a swipe down from the top for access […]

Nexus 5: 5 New Things to Know


Soon, the Nexus 4 will be joined by two more Nexus smartphones in the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Edition models that land later on this month. However, there are those that are likely more interested in a true Nexus 4 successor, a device that is currently dubbed Nexus 5. Rumors are scarce, […]

iOS 7 is iWatch & SmartWatch Ready

iOS 7 offers access to the Notification Center to smartwatches like the Pebble, and possibly the rumored iWatch in the future.

Apple’s new iOS 7 update isn’t just a facelift for the iPhone software, it’s adding features that will make smartwatch owners happy and showing that Apple is ready and welcoming for connected watches and health monitors. It could also point to the groundwork for the rumored iWatch. Apple quietly showed off better Bluetooth LE support during the […]

Verizon HTC One Launch: Hysterically Bad

The Verizon HTC One has resurfaced in release rumors.

The Verizon HTC One launch is not going smoothly at all. In fact, the launch is the epitome of how not to launch a smartphone. And while HTC and Verizon continue to be mum on specifics, all we can do is sit back and laugh about how ridiculous the Verizon HTC One launch situation is […]

Nokia EOS Teased For July 11 New York City Event

Nokia EOS event invite

On July 11 Nokia will hold an event in New York City where it will likely debut the rumored Nokia EOS, a true PureView Windows Phone with a 41MP camera. The invite sent to Engadget and other publications calls the event “zoom reinvented,” which is a not-so-subtle hint at the technology that will debut at […]

Nexus 7 2 Release Pegged for July with Price Increase

The Nexus 7 2 looks a lot like the original Nexus 7.

The Nexus 7 2 release date once again is pegged for this July though the device is now said to have an increased price tag from the original Nexus 7 which arrived last July starting at a mere $199. Prior to Google I/O 2013 in May, rumors swirled in regards to a new Nexus 7, […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Hint Appears at Samsung

The Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S4. Rumors point to a Galaxy Note 3 with a larger display and 1080P HD resolution.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has made another possible appearance on Samsung’s website in the form of a model number, SM-N900J, the second time in recent days that the new, rumored smartphone has been thought to have touched down on the company’s website. Samsung is heavily rumored to be bringing a new Galaxy Note device […]

Microsoft Details New Xbox One Achievements

Xbox One

The Microsoft Xbox One will use the cloud to make games like Forza Motorsport 5 and TitanFall better, but the cloud will also help make achievements even more interesting in the next generation. Cierra McDonald, Program Manager for the Xbox Live Achievements, recently outlined the changes to the achievements system on Major Nelson’s blog, detailing the […]

Sony Xperia Z Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Update Leaks

The Sony Xperia Z design is both water and dust resistant.

The Sony Xperia Z Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update remains unreleased though those looking to get their hands on it early now have the opportunity to do so, thanks to an Xperia Z Android 4.2 update leak that has emerged. All the way back in February of this year, Sony released the Sony Xperia Z […]

Rovio Teases Angry Birds Go! Racing Game

angry birds go

A new teaser from Rovio hints at a racing game starring the Angry Birds will come to Android and iOS sometime in the near future. The teaser site for the new Angry Birds Go! shows what looks like the beginning of a race track. The distinct slingshot plays, and the red bird zooms past in […]

Rugged Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Crashes onto AT&T

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active on AT&T offers a smartphone for users who can't worry about dust and water.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is coming to AT&T this June where it will join the popular Galaxy S4, with many of the same features and a few more that parents, active users and those who work outside of an office will enjoy. Samsung changes the Galaxy S4 Active from the Galaxy S4 that launched a month […]

iOS 7 Tracks Data Use By App to Identify Data Hogs

iOS 7 tracks data use by app letting users identify apps that use too much data and turn off cellular data for any app.

Apple’s new iPhone and iPad software makes it easier to identify apps that are using too much data and lets users cut them off to stay below data plan limits. Apple didn’t discuss the new cellular data usage tracking during the iOS 7 announcement, but while using the iOS 7 beta we discovered Apple borrowed […]

How Samsung Killed the Nokia Lumia EOS Before It Even Launches


To preface this editorial, I’ll begin by saying that I am a fond Nokia user who have appreciated the camera technology that the Finnish smartphone-maker has brought to market for quite some time now. However, despite my fondness for Nokia’s imaging, which later evolved to carry its own PureView branding, Nokia may have missed an […]