Google’s Android distribution figures show KitKat on the rise
Sep11

Google’s Android distribution figures show KitKat on the rise

Google was really proud of Android 4.4 KitKat when it was launched, it was following in the footsteps of the uber-successful Jelly Bean and was designed to take the first steps to unifying a fragmented platform. KitKat has absolutely flourished and through Google’s Android distribution stats for last month we can see that is has grown by 20% to now hold 24.5% of all Android market share. Android L and Android One will pick up the...

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ASUS to launch smart watch at IFA
Aug19

ASUS to launch smart watch at IFA

Some of the mobile heavyweights may have already booked their press events at the IFA trade show in Berlin next month, but some are leaving it later. ASUS for example has held off until today, with the Taiwanese company announcing its launch event for September 3rd. Of course, the mobile space is not just about smartphones and tablets anymore, so ASUS will be launching a wearable device. The company's smart watch has been long...

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New HTC One Max to have high end innards
Aug12

New HTC One Max to have high end innards

The original HTC One Max took the winning design of the One M7 flagship and stretched it to phablet form in a bid to take on Samsung's Galaxy Note 4. The device itself was a moderate success, retaining the M7's cool looks, but losing some of its performance, while in terms of sales the Max was a dud compared to Samsung's best-selling phablet. HTC is ready to take another stab at the phablet though and will make the next One Max a true...

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The LG G3 Stylus will be mid-range
Aug07

The LG G3 Stylus will be mid-range

When we first saw the LG G3 Stylus last week there were high hopes for the device to become a true competitor to Samsung's Galaxy Note range of smartphones. LG has the clout to take the fight to Sammy, as the company proved with the G3 proper, and with the Stylus coming with... well a stylus, we could see the Note 3 and upcoming Note 4 with their S Pens having some serious competition. That was one way to look at it, but there was...

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Leak: Sony Xperia Z3 Specs
Jul23

Leak: Sony Xperia Z3 Specs

While the Xperia Z line from Sony has not garnered Samsung Galaxy like sales it is always a true flagship device and one I look forward to every time one is released. Rumor has the new Sony Xperia Z3 being released almost all at once worldwide in August and the reliable tipster evLeaks has leaked these upcoming flagships specs...you can check them out below. 2.4GHz quad core processor Adreno 330 5.15 inch display with a  1080p...

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Tizen OS Has Minor Setback as the Samsung Z Launch Get Delayed

Samsung is by far and away the biggest player in the Android smartphone game and while they have to be pretty happy with financial results that it is producing Google is making all the money off their devices after they are sold. What's Samsung to do about it?  Place their own open source OS on their devices with their app store, search engine, etc....  That OS is Tizen and it is based on the Linux kernel and was developed in part by...

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