5 iOS 8 Features Android Users Will Love

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This morning Apple announced the highly anticipated iOS 8 software update for all the iPhone and iPad users out there, and it was stuffed full of brand new features, improved security, and tons of developer friendly changes. Everyone borrows from everyone these days and earlier we mentioned 5 Features iOS 8 Borrowed from Android, but […]

5 iOS 8 Features Apple Borrowed from Android

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This morning Apple finally made the new iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite official. Taking the stage at its annual WWDC in California to reveal the latest and greatest Apple software.  While there’s plenty of awesome new features, there are a few we wanted to highlight that stem from Android and the competition. Tim Cook […]

Nokia Lumia 2520 Tablet Review

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The Lumia 2520 is a bold release for Nokia, a Finnish brand that has in recent years been synonomous with the mobile OS it chooses to use on its phones. Not only is the Lumia 2520 available in bright, bold colors and will be the only other Windows RT-toting tab on the market–other than Microsoft’s […]

Moto X Review

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The Moto X is the is one of the most impressive Android phones available with a beautiful build quality, near stock version of Android and a collection of impressive features and no touch controls that allow for access to Google Now and deliver an impressive amount of voice control to the device that competitors like […]

7 Reasons You’ll Love the Android 4.3 Update

Nexus devices are already running Android 4.3.

The Android 4.3 update is an incremental upgrade for Android that will hold users over until the Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie update expected later this year, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any exciting new features in the Android 4.3 update. Android 4.3 is already on the Nexus 4 and Nexus 7, including the […]

Processor Doping: Do Smartphone Benchmarks Really Matter?

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In the early days of Android, disparity between processors, clock speeds, and the manufacturers of the ARM-based CPUs meant that there was no objective way to compare a phone’s performance. Benchmarking tools helped to solve that by normalizing the curve and comparing processor and graphics performance, applying applicable tasks that can be repeated regardless of […]

3 Important Things to Consider Before You Bling Up Your Moto X

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It looks like Google-owned Motorola’s hotly anticipated Moto X smartphone will be unique in that it will span various price points from cheap to premium, targeting users of all segments thanks to new customization options uncovered by Android and Me‘s Taylor Wimberly. The phone will allow users to customize the rear backing with a number of different […]

15 Awesome New GTA 5 Features

These destructible environments in GTA 5 look amazing.

The GTA 5 gameplay trailer shows off a fresh new look for the Grand Theft Auto, complete with a host of exciting new GTA 5 features and surprises. After watching the new GTA 5 game footage a few dozen times we’ve pulled out the most exciting new GTA 5 features that gamers should look forward […]

iPhone 5 Deals: Cheap iPhone 5 Sales for Summer 2013

iPhone 5 Deals arrive for June 2013 with big savings.

iPhone 5 deals arrived in full force in June to welcome in Summer with cheap iPhone 5 sales at many retailers, knocking the price down to $0 in some cases and offering at least $50 in savings for anyone who wants to buy an iPhone 5. Apple normally limits iPhone 5 deals, but the gloves […]

Verizon BlackBerry Z10 Review: From an iPhone Owner

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The BlackBerry Z10 arrives to a crowded smartphone market, crashing headlong into the iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One. BlackBerry upped their game with the BlackBerry Z10, offering a full touch screen experience that delivers a very good keyboard, even without the trademark physical keyboard that BlackBerry users cling to in the face […]

Windows 8.1: Why Microsoft Needs to Bet Big on Phablets

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While there is chatter that Microsoft will be allowing its smartphone partners to scale up with the next build of Windows Phone, Microsoft really should be thinking about scaling down its Windows 8 platform to fit smaller phablet-sized screens. With Windows 8.1, the company is now allowing tablet-makers to create smaller 7- and 8-inch slates, […]

25 Samsung Galaxy S4 Tips, Tricks & Hidden Features

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 is host to a number of hidden features that unlock the full potential of the device. These Galaxy S5 tips and tricks can help you do more without upgrading to the Galaxy S5. Many of the best Galaxy S4 features are hidden deep in menus and behind settings that even experienced […]

ARM Holdings Should Brace Itself for Potential Samsung Exit

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ARM Holdings, the company whose processor designs is used in an overwhelming majority of the smartphones available today, is the dominant chip-maker in the mobile space after Intel’s initial failure to break into mobility. However, a changing mobile climate and repeated murmurs of a rumored tiff between Samsung and Android should have ARM scared. Rumors […]

Why Apple Can’t Escape Samsung: Globalization

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Though Apple may be sourcing its supplies and parts for its MacBook, iPhone, and iPad from other vendors in an effort to shut out Samsung, its largest and most fierce competitor in the mobile space, Apple cannot escape Samsung’s control. The reason? Globalization. Like Apple, which has made strategic decisions and investments in key component […]

Nokia Lumia 928 Review: Xenon Flash Is Not Worth the Purchase

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The Nokia Lumia 928 for Verizon Wireless largely functions in much of the same way as AT&T’s Lumia 920, but the new flagship adds a Xenon flash that replaces the dual-LED flash of the 920. Given what we know about Xenon flash–it’s brighter, able to freeze motion so you don’t have motion blur in your […]

Is BlackBerry Falling Further Out of Relevance?

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BlackBerry had announced a new lower-cost BlackBerry Q5 smartphone based on the BlackBerry 10 OS as well as an initiative that will see BlackBerry Messenger go cross-platform for the first time at the BlackBerry Live conference that kicked off yesterday in Orlando, Florida, but are these moves too little too late? Once the dominant smartphone […]