Wireless Charging and the Sun to Power Apple’s Rumored iWatch

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In recent years, we’ve seen advancements in mobile processors, displays, and cameras on smartphones, but the common constraint that many mobile devices still faces is power consumption. So far, there hasn’t been tremendous improvements to battery technology or design, and that may be where the holy grail of mobile computing will lead manufacturers like Apple […]

HTC One Sequel Coming With On-Screen Buttons in March

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Leaks of HTC’s One sequel, code named the HTC M8 and potentially could be called the HTC One 2 when launched, suggest that the Taiwanese manufacturer may debut the oft-rumored device at a private event in March with some changes to the design. Recent leaks suggest that the HTC M8 would have on-screen, rather than […]

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Leak Confirms What We Already Know

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Early leaks of the rumored Windows 8.1 Update 1 confirm some of the features that Microsoft is speculated to bring to the desktop class operating system. According to the leaks, those changes could come to users ahead of Microsoft’s April BUILD developer conference and could appear as early as March 11. With Update 1 to […]

Tim Tebow Heads to Super Bowl Thanks to T-Mobile

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Though former American football quarterback Tim Tebow may not be in the Super Bowl, thanks to a cleverly designed T-Mobile U.S. TV ad, the athlete will be there promoting the UN-carrier campaign. T-Mobile, which launched the UN-carrier initiative with its contract-free plans and was quickly emulated by rivals, is using Tebow to show the possibilities […]

Will Google Abort Nexus Program Amid Strong Sales?

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With rumors heating up that Google may terminate the Nexus line of phones and tablets after the debut of the Nexus 6 smartphone next year, the Internet search giant and Android-maker is reporting strong sales and momentum of its Nexus smartphone. Google had created the Nexus phone program years ago as a reference design to […]

Microsoft Takes a Step Back to PC Era With Windows 8.1 Update

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Though Microsoft introduced the new Metro-inspired Start Screen on Windows 8 to better compete in the post-PC revolution against Android tablets and iPads, the company may be reversing course when it releases Update 1 to Windows 8.1. According to a report from The Verge, which cites unnamed sources “familiar with the matter,” Microsoft will now boot […]

Lenovo Inherits Nexus 6 Duties Along With Motorola Purchase?

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Lenovo is now rumored to be the manufacturer of the last Nexus smartphone after its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google. According to the lastest rumors, Lenovo may be tasked with producing the Nexus 6. Lenovo would be joining a list of Nexus producers, including HTC for the Nexus One, Samsung for the Nexus S […]

Galaxy S5: Is Samsung Ready for Users to Give It the Finger?

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There is now a little bit more concrete proof that Samsung would embed a biometric fingerprint sensor on its rumored flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone for 2014. Though the company isn’t commenting on unannounced products, famed leaker @evleaks had posted to Twitter an image file that reads “FingerprintService.apk,” saying that the file is “from [the] Samsung Galaxy […]

Galaxy S5 Branding Confirmed by Leaks

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Unsurprisingly, it appears that Samsung may be keeping its naming strategy when it comes to the 2014 flagship Galaxy S5 Android powerhouse. The Galaxy S5 branding is still not officially confirmed nor announced by Samsung, though at this time it’s widely anticipated that the device would debut sometime in the first half of this year. […]

3 Apps That Facebook Needs to Build in 2014

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During its earnings call, social network giant Facebook had revealed that it would begin to create more standalone apps for its services rather than forcing people to use the main Facebook app. Though the strategy is new, it’s something that Facebook had attempted before with success in the past thanks to a standalone Messenger app. […]

This Bad Photo Was Captured By Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 Camera?

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Rumors and speculations of Samsung’s next generation Galaxy S5 flagship Android smartphone are now at an all time high and now we may have just seen a photo that was reportedly taken using that device’s rear-facing camera. Unfortunately, however, it appears that the photo is very non-descript and does little to show us how good […]

Future iPhone Could Debut With Interchangeable Lenses, Image Stabilization

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As the mobile photography war is heating up with more attention on smartphone cameras these days, Apple could once again revolutionize how we view and take pictures on our iPhones. Two recently revealed patents for camera systems on a smartphone suggest that Apple is at least thinking about interchangeable lenses on an iPhone. Interchangeable lenses […]

Amazon Once Again Rumored to be Working on Kindle Gaming Console

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Despite repeated denials from the Internet retailer and Kindle-maker, Amazon is once again rumored to be working on its own gaming set-top box based on Google’s Android mobile operating system. According to gaming site VG24/7, the company has been working on developing this rumored console and more specifically it’s Amazon’s Lab 126 that’s responsible for the […]

LG’s Galaxy Note 3 Rival Makes Cameo Appearance in Leak

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Already slated to be officially unveiled in a few weeks at Mobile World Congress, the LG G Pro 2 will succeed the current LG G Pro and will represent the company’s answer to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 phablet. Unlike the Note 3, however, the G Pro and G Pro 2 are devices that make […]

Lack of TouchID Hurt iPhone 5c Sales

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It looks like Apple’s slightly disappointing quarter for Wall Street was created in part by lower than anticipated sales of the mid-range iPhone 5c, a device that Apple had hoped would ignite further interest in its iOS devices by targeting a new mid-range segment. As it turns out, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that the […]

Apple Takes a Page from iOS 7 With OS X 10.10 Release

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Apple is rumored to be taking a page from the release of the latest iOS 7 release when the company debuts the next version of OS X, which has the code name of Syrah. OS X 10.10 is said to move more closer to the iOS 7 release with flatter icons and a more minimalist […]

HTC to Unseat Mid-Range iPhone 5c With Colorful Desire

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Failing to compete in recent years at the premium high-end spectrum–sales of the HTC One are still trailing the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the iPhone 5 and 5s–HTC is looking to jump start its profits at the mid-range segment. Newly leaked photos about an unannounced HTC smartphone that’s believed to be part of the company’s […]

An End to Affordable Power, Will Google Kill Nexus Next Year?

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Google’s Nexus line of phones and tablets represents an affordable, yet powerful, series of mobile computing devices. However, that may end by 2015 if rumors hold true that Google may be killing off the Nexus. Eldar Murtazin, who has a mixed track record in recent years with leaks, is saying that Google will be laying […]

The Perfect Size for an Apple iTV is 60 Inches?

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According to the latest report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple may not have plans to construct an Apple-branded iTV HDTV that measures less than 60 inches diagonally. Citing comments made Terry Gou, chairman of Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn, a U.S. manufacturing facility is to be constructed and would be purposed for making LCD displays no […]