Android 4.4.3 finds its way to 2012 Nexus 7
Jun18

Android 4.4.3 finds its way to 2012 Nexus 7

Android 4.4.3 has been rolling out to devices either made by or close to Google, such as the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Editions, several Motorolas, and of course Google's own Nexus smartphones. Other companies such as Samsung have also detailed their timetables for 4.4.3, but what about some other products that should be getting the 4.3.3 treatment first? We are talking about not just other Google Play edition devices...

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OnePlus One available for $100 above retail price and without CyanogenMod
Jun17

OnePlus One available for $100 above retail price and without CyanogenMod

The OnePlus One is now rolling out to invite-only customers, but there other ways to get hold of the handset without having to be one of the lucky ones. OppoMart, an online retailer specializing in mobile and electronics has the One available for sale, although the price may put off some interested in the so far scarce smartphone. OppoMart has placed a mark-up on the OnePlus One, clearly thinking some people will pay extra for the...

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Samsung explains the technical reasons why Super AMOLED tablets are better than LCD

If you watched Samsung's recent unveiling of the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4, you surely know that the new tablets use a Super AMOLED display. In a presentation that last longer than 60 minutes, Samsung spent more than 40 on the display alone. Now, the company's official blog is sharing the details about why Super AMOLED matters. For a variety of reasons, companies choose one display technology over the other because they...

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The Zilta simplifies the Android experience
Jun12

The Zilta simplifies the Android experience

Tired of TouchWiz, Sense, and the myriad other customized Android interfaces on the market? Hell, are you even tired of the look o f stock Android but still crave the other benefits of Google's open source platform? There is a new smartphone coming to the market that could well scratch your particular itch by giving you Android, but not as you know it. Even the most ardent of Android fans would probably concede that the OS is on the...

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SwiftKey App Going Freemium With Version 5.0

SwiftKey is a very popular keyboard app for Android devices and is about to get even bigger when it goes live in the iOS app store for the first time shortly.  This app use to have two choices: a limited timed trial app and a premium paid version. Now there's one app that's available free to all, though there are a few paid add-on options. These add ons will purchased in the Swiftkey store and include over 30 themes to choose...

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OnePlus One delayed again due to CyanogenMod issues
Jun11

OnePlus One delayed again due to CyanogenMod issues

The OnePlus One is arguably the ultimate smartphone package. Cool, smart, packed with top specs, and wildly affordable, its very existence has made the mobile world sit up and take notice. However, you know that saying about things being too good to be true? The One is slowly becoming something like that as the device has been delayed once again. The Oppo-connected startup OnePlus now has all eyes on it and at the moment it is...

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