Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 23 Jun 2014 7:35 am
An LTE-A version of the Galaxy S5 with a QHD screen would be more than enough for most users, but it looks like South Korean carrier KT is taking things to another level by offering a limited edition version of the device with a new back panel.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 19 Jun 2014 10:40 am
After adding native support for animated GIFs earlier this week, Twitter is focusing on live videos by acquiring SnappyTV, a service that allows content creators to edit and share live videos from TV broadcasts quickly.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 19 Jun 2014 8:16 am
While the latest iteration of Corning's Gorilla Glass offers a layer of scratch resistance and enhances the durability of your screen, future versions may feature built-in sensors that can gauge temperature and provide an authentication security system.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 19 Jun 2014 7:26 am
The boffins at Lego seem to understand that it is getting harder for kids to tear their eyes away from a tablet or a smartphone (Angry Birds Epic anyone?), which is why they're introducing a new series of game sets that allows you to translate real world brick building to a digital medium.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 19 Jun 2014 4:08 am
Google's Android Wear platform will likely be a major talking point at this year's I/O conference, which will be conducted next week. Ahead of the event, Google is giving a glimpse of what its new platform can do through a series of videos posted to its YouTube dev channel.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 18 Jun 2014 9:29 am
Galaxy S3 customers on Bell Canada can now upgrade to Android 4.4.2 KitKat, thanks to an OTA update that is currently being rolled out. The carrier announced in the month of March that it would be making the KitKat update available to its Galaxy S3 and Note 2 users in the near future.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 18 Jun 2014 8:59 am
OnePlus' invite system hasn't deterred the folks at iFixit from getting their hands on the device, which they promptly tore down (for science). With a spec sheet that is usually found in devices twice its price, the OnePlus One offers a lot of bang for the buck.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 18 Jun 2014 4:46 am
Looks like those rumors suggesting an imminent arrival of a LTE-A version of the Galaxy S5 were spot on, as Samsung has just unveiled the handset in South Korea. The device sports a beefier Snapdragon 805 CPU and a QHD display with a resolution of 2560x1440.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 17 Jun 2014 9:02 am
Citing anonymous industry sources, The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon's first smartphone, which is scheduled to be officially unveiled in an event in Seattle tomorrow, will be exclusive to AT&T.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 16 Jun 2014 9:25 am
Although Microsoft has a licensing agreement that cover over 70 percent of all Android devices sold in the US, the exact nature of the patents utilised by the Android ecosystem wasn't divulged, until now. As part of the regulatory sign-off of Microsoft's Nokia acquisition, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has published a list of 310 patents that highlight the technologies that Microsoft...
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 16 Jun 2014 8:00 am
Reports out of South Korea suggest that Samsung is getting set to launch an LTE-Advanced version of the Galaxy S5 later this month. The device is said to sport a Snapdragon 805 SoC and can reportedly achieve download speeds of up to 225Mbps.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 16 Jun 2014 8:20 am
The South Korean government announced today that it will collaborate with the EU in developing new technologies, set standards and allocate radio frequencies for next-generation mobile information and communication networks.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 14 Jun 2014 5:11 am
Even before the launch of the Galaxy S5, the Internet rumormill was abuzz with reports of a metal-clad Quad-HD variant, dubbed the Galaxy S5 Prime. After months of leaks, possible device sightings and rumors, we have our first clear look at the purported Galaxy F, thanks to notorious leakster @evleaks.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 14 Jun 2014 2:48 am
A leaked Samsung KitKat update schedule document mentions that the manufacturer is set to roll out the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update to the Galaxy S5 later this month, and for the Galaxy S4 in the month of July. An earlier version of the document, which was leaked last month, revealed that the South Korean manufacturer was starting to integrate the latest Android build into the Galaxy S5 and...