Seven Reasons to Love the Nexus 7

Nexus 7 Google integration

The Nexus 7 is an attractive $199 tablet, especially considering its less than half the cost of a new iPad. But there’s a lot more to like about the Nexus 7 than its low price.¬†The iPad is still king of the consumer tablet world, but the smaller and cheaper Nexus 7 is better in some […]

10 Things to Like About the iPhone 5 Already

This is what the iPhone 5 could look like.

Apple’s next iPhone, presumed to be called the iPhone 5, has surfaced in countless rumors over the course of 2012. And while we still don’t know exactly what the future holds for the sixth-generation iPhone, there are already some things that future owners should like about the device. Over the past few months, the iPhone […]

Best Google Nexus 7 Cases & Covers

Nexus 7 Gelaskin Skin

There are too many Google Nexus 7 cases and skins to count, with new models launching every week. Here’s a list of the best Nexus 7 cases we’ve found so far. The build quality of the Nexus 7 impressed us in our Nexus 7 review, and we like the grip of the Nexus 7 back, […]

Nexus 7 Review: The 7″ Tablet to Beat

Google Nexus 7 review

The Google Nexus 7 is the best Android tablet I’ve used so far. This 7″-tablet isn’t going to topple the iPad from atop its tablet throne, but there’s a lot of value in the $199 device and it’s much more portable than the iPad. The Nexus 7 is a solid device, paired with the best […]

Will Google’s Nexus 7 Grow or Cannibalize the Android Tablet Market?


When Google had set out to brand its own smartphones under the Nexus moniker, it ambitiously did so with the goal of setting industry trends that other OEMs–like HTC, Samsung, LG, Motorola, and others–could follow. Now, with the smartphone market maturing, Google is focusing its attention on the tablet market to compete against Apple’s market-leading […]

Apple Planning Biggest Mobile Launch Around iPhone 5

iPhone 5 engineering sample

If all the latest Apple rumors and analyst rumblings are true,¬†Apple is preparing for a busy holiday season. A fall iPhone 5 release date is expected, but rumors suggest that Apple is also preparing an 8-inch iPad Mini for this fall. But that’s not all. We’ve also heard about a slight refresh to the New […]

Exclusive: New iPad Mini Engineering Sample Photos

iPad Mini Sample Small Dock

Exclusive photos of an iPad Mini engineering sample provide a first look at the iPad Mini design and hints at possible iPad Mini features. The new iPad will be the thinnest Apple tablet yet, as one of the photos shows. Photos of the iPad Mini engineering sample come from a trusted source inside the Apple […]

Exclusive: iPhone 5 Engineering Sample Photos Direct from China

Front of iPhone 5 engineering sample.

Exclusive photos of an iPhone 5 engineering sample straight from a factory in China show the new phone will be slightly taller, slightly thinner and about the same width. A trusted source inside the Apple supply chain sent images of the metal iPhone 5 design sample. The metal block shows the size of the iPhone […]

iPhone 5 Killer Feature May Be MIA for Many Users at Launch

4G LTE will likely be missing for many iPhone 5 users at launch.

With the iPhone 5 release date seemingly set for sometime this fall, speculation about what features are on board the upcoming smartphone are running rampant with rumors surfacing on almost a daily basis. And while the device’s features aren’t yet confirmed, there are a few specifications that look more likely to happen then the rest. […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Release Date, Specs, News and Rumors

The Galaxy Note 2 could launch in August.

The Samsung Galaxy Note has been out for less than a year but it appears that Samsung will be wasting no time delivering a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 sequel. The original Galaxy Note phablet, the 5.3-inch smartphone that Samsung launched in 2011, has gone on to achieve success that many did not foresee. So, it […]

Leaked iPhone 5 Part Points to 4-Inch Edge-to-Edge Display

This part allegedly comes from the iPhone 5.

A new part, which allegedly comes from the next-generation iPhone 5, points to the iPhone 5 as having a larger display that measures 4-inches diagonally in size. Chinese blog MyDrivers, courtesy of Redmond Pie, claims that it has received a part from a source in the supply chain. Supply chain sources are extremely hit or […]

iPhone 5 Release Date: What Not to Expect

The iPhone 5 release date will likely come in October.

June and WWDC 2012 have come and gone without the iPhone 5. We now expect Apple to both announce the iPhone 5 and give it a release date this fall. Of course, we still don’t know exactly when the iPhone 5 release date is going to take place, but, we have a pretty good idea […]

Ultimate Android 4.1 Update List: Which Tablets Will Get Jelly Bean?

Ultimate Android 4.1 Update List: Which Tablets Will Get Jelly Bean?

Last week at Google I/O, Google announced the upcoming Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system that will be rolling out starting mid-July. That means that sometime during the middle of this month, the first Android users will see the OS that replaces Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. And while we have already touched on which […]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [July, 2012]

The HTC One X remains a force.

Now that we’re right smack in the middle of summer, the smartphone market is as hot as it has ever been, especially the Android market where several flagship phones are vying for the hearts and minds of consumers before the launch of the iPhone 5. In our latest edition of our top five Android smartphones […]

Five Years Later and the iPhone is Almost an Adult

The original iPhone

Leaving a path of transformation, creation, and destruction in its wake, the iPhone launched five years ago, forever changing the computing landscape. Still, revolutionary as it has been, the iPhone’s life has barely begun.

5 Features the iPhone 5 Needs

5 Features the iPhone 5 Needs

The iPhone 5 won’t be coming out this summer. Instead, its release date will likely fall into the summer months much like the iPhone 4S did last year. That means that over the next several months, we’ll hear all sorts of rumors sprout to the surface regarding the features coming with the next iPhone. Right […]

Ultimate Android 4.1 Update List: Which Phones Will Get Jelly Bean?

Ultimate Android 4.1 Update List: Which Phones Will Get Jelly Bean?

Earlier this week at Google I/O, Google announced the next version of Android in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, when it begins to roll out in July, will replace Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as Google’s most current version of Android. Android 4.1 will be bringing quite a few new features along […]

Google I/O 2012 Announcement Roundup: Hits and Misses

Google did not announce Google Drive for iPhone and iPad.

The Google I/O 2012 keynote has come and gone and as the dust settles, it’s time to take a look back at what Google announced. This year, consumers and attendees and viewers of the Google I/O keynote were treated to a host of announcements about new Google products. On the list are Android 4.1 Jelly […]

Why You Should Wait for the iPhone 5

The new Nexus will likely be in play.

WWDC 2012 has come and gone without an iPhone 5 announcement, leaving many consumers wondering about whether they should wait for an iPhone 5 release date sometime this fall. While iPhone 5 rumors have been swirling around for the past six months or so, we still don’t have any confirmation on what the next iPhone […]