Apple’s New ‘Why iPhone’ Campaign Analyzed

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With Samsung being the largest threat to Apple’s dominance in the mobile ecosystem space, Apple is hot on the offensive and defensive with a new ‘Why iPhone‘ campaign. The campaign is now part of Apple’s website, detailing the reasons why smartphone buyers should choose the iPhone 5 over leading smartphones running Android, Windows Phone, or […]

4 Disruptive Apple Products That Tim Cook Won’t Discuss

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At its annual shareholders meeting, Apple CEO Tim Cook had shed some light on how the company will be delivering shareholder value. One way is by returning some of the over $137 billion cash that Apple has amassed over the years, though that really is uninteresting for geeks, unless you’re an Apple (APPL) investor. The […]

Talking Tablets Try to Capitalize on Phablet Success

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Samsung has been toying with different sizes and concepts for its smartphones and tablets over the years, and there is a standout category–the phablet. When the company launched the 5.3-inch Galaxy Note, there were many skeptics, but the subsequent success of the Note and the Note 2 has caught the world by storm. Consumers fell […]

As Apple Patches iPhone Security Flaws, Consumers May Be Biggest Losers

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When Apple introduced the iOS 6.1 operating system for the iPhone and iPad, it may be one of the biggest enterprise blunders released in recent history from the Cupertino, California company. While iOS 6.1 corrected some bugs, like wireless connectivity, it also introduced a fresh set of bugs that would have IT managers ripping their […]

Transparent Smartphones Coming in 2013, 5 Ways It Will Impact You

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Polytron Technologies says that transparent and translucent smartphones are coming this year in 2013. These phones, according to the transparent glass-makers, would be largely transparent except that it will still reveal some internal phone circuitry, batteries, and components like chips, antennas, modems and memory cards. Most of the phone would then be see-through except the […]

Will Apple’s iWatch Replace Your iPhone? Rumors Say Yes.

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Apple’s wearable wristwatch rumors are heating up again, and this time both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are chiming in with their own un-named sources saying that Apple is working on an iWatch concept of some kind in a top secret lab in Cupertino, California. Both publications independently claim that Apple is already […]

Why Microsoft’s Surface Pro Launch Is a Success

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The launch of Microsoft’s Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet over the weekend was marred by device shortages and long lines of customers, as if Microsoft hadn’t anticipated for the large demand of its much anticipated tablet after huge marketing dollars were spent leading up to the February 9 event. Though on the surface, the success […]

5 Wishes for Android 5.0

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Google is widely expected to announce its next-generation Android 5.0 operating system this may alongside new Nexus hardware and the speculated Motorola X Phone smartphone. The OS, which may colloquially be called Key Lime Pie to follow Jelly Bean alphabetically, will be a major OS revision and will come with notable changes. So far, though, […]

The 1 Reason Why I Decided to Jailbreak My iPhone 5

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The evasi0n jailbreak tool released early Monday morning, there’s been a lot of news about jailbreaking recent iOS hardware. There are arguments for and against jailbreaking, and with iOS 6. With iOS 6, the need for me to jailbreak has been mostly diminished as Apple had brought many of the features to the mobile platform that […]

BlackBerry 10 Event: What to Expect from RIM

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In a few hours, Research in Motion will be showcasing its latest BlackBerry 10 operating system and the BlackBerry-maker is expected to make some hardware announcements as well. The event will be observed closely by industry-watchers as much of the fate of RIM rests on the new BlackBerry 10 OS to help it compete in […]

Galaxy S4 March Launch Date Comes With Major Drawback

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The Asia Economic News is reporting that Samsung will hold its press event on March 22 “at Apple’s doorsteps” in the U.S., highlighting the increasing rivalry and war between Apple and Samsung, though the publication did not specify the exact venue. The phone is expected to be announced in March and available in April to consumers, […]

iOS 7: 5 Features Apple Should Buy, Borrow or Steal

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The next major revision of the mobile operating system for the iPhone and iPad will probably be showcased at Apple’s world wide developer conference in June, and likely iOS 7 will be announced to the world with some new features. It’s still unclear what changes Apple will make and if any of those planned changes […]

5 Features Missing From the iPhone 5 and Why I Carry Multiple Smartphones

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Those who know me tease that I carry multiple smartphones needlessly when I already own the iPhone 5, one of the most coveted consumer smartphones of today. However, the reason that I carry more than one smartphone is because the iPhone 5–a powerful smartphone–still is lacking some features that I demand of a smartphone to […]

A Phablet Owner’s Wishlist for Android 5.0: Forced Tablet UIs

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Over the last few years, Google has made great strides in bringing a great user experience to the smartphone and to the tablet. With the debut of the Motorola Xoom almost two years ago, Google debuted Android 3.0, which for the first time brought the Android OS to the big screen officially with a new […]