iOS 8 Concept Shows How Far Apple Could Go, But Won’t

By last count we’ve seen approximately 5000 iOS 8 concepts, give or take a few hopes and dreams. With the World Wide Developers Conference kicking off tomorrow in San Francisco, this spate of concepts will, like all others that preceded it, come to an end. Focus will shift to what the believed beta release of […]

How to Add Lockscreen Widgets to Android 4.4 KitKat & Nexus 5

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The new Google Nexus 5 smartphone with Android 4.4 KitKat is now finally readily available from the Google Play Store, Sprint, and soon T-Mobile here in the US, not to mention shipping for many in Canada as well. Many users who get the new device will want to enable lockscreen widgets, and here’s how. Unlike […]

Top 11 iOS 6 Features We Want on the iPhone 5

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The iPhone 5 can’t get here soon enough, but the software that powers the new iPhone is just as important as the hardware itself, and we can expect a look at it in just a few months. iOS 6, the next version of the software that will come to the iPhone 4S and the new iPad, […]

Review: 10 Reasons the Galaxy Nexus is Better Than the iPhone 4S

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The best Android phones are arguably the Nexus devices which get special treatment from Google. These phones have the latest software, the best features and often the best looks. The Galaxy Nexus continues this tradition on Verizon’s fast 4G LTE network, bringing an HD display and Android 4.0 to the table. Read: Galaxy Nexus Review […]

5 Reasons I Want an iPhone 4s Jailbreak Now

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As soon as the iPhone 4S was announced, I started hearing the question, “When will there be an iPhone 4S jailbreak?” Forgetting the fact that the first rule of iPhone jailbreaking is to never ask when, we’ve been doing our best to follow the jailbreaking efforts of iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S. iOS 5 is […]

What is iOS 5 Missing?

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On October 4th Apple is holding an iPhone event where we expect to learn more about the next iPhone. Apple is also expected to announce an iOS 5 release date and share more details about the software which will come to most iPhones on or around October 12th. While details are still fuzzy on the iPhone 5, […]

PayPal Bringing Phone-to-Phone NFC Payments to Android

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During the MobileBeat 2011 Conference this morning, PayPal announced that it would start offering phone-to-phone payments through NFC adding a very big presence Google’s big push into mobile payments. Google has been pushing NFC out at a fairly slow pace starting with the first NFC compatible phone in the United States, the Nexus S, which […]

Jailbreakers Hack iOS 5 Notification Center, Adds Working Custom Widgets

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Just shortly after developers have tackled Apple’s new Android-styled Notification Center to create a proof-of-concept widget that merely displays ‘Hello World,’ hackers now have attacked Notification Center to bring fully-functional widgets to iOS 5 via jailbreaking. In addition to the standard Apple pre-loaded weather and stock ticker widgets, developers have now added a third row […]

Why iOS 5 Isn’t Enough To Make Me Switch From Android

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Apple finally announced the top ten features of iOS 5, which included a few of the features that iOS 5 needed to make me switch from Android to the iPhone, but ultimately iOS 5 is too much catching up and not enough innovation to get me to make the jump. Granted we are still learning […]

5 Features iOS 5 Needs to Make Me Switch from Android [WWDC]

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Steve Jobs will take the stage at WWDC 2011 on Monday to announce a collection of new software updates and features. While OS X Lion is expected to be a big part of this announcement, we also expect Jobs to talk about the future of the software that powers the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad […]

HTC Opens Up HTC Sense to Third-Party Apps

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At a Google I/O 2011 after-party co-hosted by Sprint and HTC for the HTC EVO 3D, HTC PR reps announced that the company will release an SDK to the Android development community to open up HTC Sense 3.0. The newest version of HTC Sense was announced alongside the HTC EVO View 4G and the HTC […]

Verizon Droid Charge Review (Video)

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The Samsung Droid Charge is released as the second 4G LTE Android smartphone on Verizon Wireless and has many similar features to the HTC Thunderbolt, and is in many ways a direct competitor to large 4.3-inch smartphones with blazing fast 4G data speeds. And while there are many similarities between the Droid Charge and the […]