Here Maps Now on Android Devices
Oct08

Here Maps Now on Android Devices

It has been a while coming but Nokia's Here maps has finally hit Android devices.  For those of you not familiar with Here Maps it is a very capable mapping system that runs much more then smartphones it also runs stand alone GPS devices.  However the reason most user love it so much is offline maps.    This means data savings when you are in signal range and still getting navigation services when you are out of signal range...

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Roku brings screen mirroring to Android and Windows Phone
Oct02

Roku brings screen mirroring to Android and Windows Phone

Roku is one of the leaders in the set tip streaming market and offers an array of devices to let you get your content on demand. However, the company has not explored the mobile space too much, but has decided to take some baby steps with an interesting new feature. Roku has announced a new screen mirroring feature that lets owners of Android and Windows Phone 8.1 devices mirror their content to the big screen. If you have used...

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Samsung’s new Tizen smartphone to land in November
Sep22

Samsung’s new Tizen smartphone to land in November

You may remember the Samsung Galaxy Z from earlier in the year or you may not. You could be forgiven considering the sheer amount of smartphones the Korean company releases, but this was the one that was going to run Samsung and Intel’s Tizen platform. However, the Galaxy Z was killed at the last minute, but Samsung is now preparing another device that will become the first smartphone to run the Tizen ecosystem. Tizen is the platform...

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Full Review HTC One M8 for Windows: A Tasty Offering From HTC
Sep19

Full Review HTC One M8 for Windows: A Tasty Offering From HTC

Ever since the first HTC One came out in 2013, there have been rumors of HTC putting out a Windows Phone version of the device, but it never came to pass. Only after Microsoft lifted some of the requirements for psychical keys could HTC finally bring this product to market with the HTC One M8 for Windows. It was a long wait but was it worth it? In a word...yes. Want details? Read on. The HTC One M8 for Windows is psychically the same...

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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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