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|Android and iOS to get Department of Defense security approval
BlackBerry has enjoyed security approvals from the Department of Defense for some time now. According to The Wall Street Journal, the DoD will be announcing security approvals for Samsung Galaxy handsets as well as iPhones and iPads in the next couple weeks. This is obviously great news for Apple and Samsun....more
|Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-orders go live in Canada
Telus is now taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S4. Users can no sign up to get the new Galaxy S4 for $199 from Telus. To get the $199 price users will choose the 16GB version, and will have to agree to a 3-year agreement. The S4 is scheduled to start shipping on April 27, and be in stores on....more
|Facebook Home now in the Google Play Store
Facebook Home is launching in the Google Play Store today for users of certain Android phones. AT&T's HTC First had the launch exclusive, but now if you are a proud owner of a Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II or HTC One X+, you can head over to Google Play or Facebook's website to download Facebook Home.....more
|Sprint offers Galaxy S3 in purple
Sprint is now offering the Samsung Galaxy S3 in Amethyst Purple. The color option is exlusive to Sprint. This is an interesting move considering the Galaxy S4 will soon be out. The purple S3 includes 16GB and sells for $99. Of course you will have to sign a new two-year contract to get the $99 price, and ....more
|Samsung launches Mega smartphones with ridiculously large displays
Samsung today announced the Samsung GALAXY Mega. The new device is supposedly a smartphone, but is more like a tablet with a phone app. Samsung says it combines the portability and convenience of a smartphone with the power, multitasking capabilities and extensive viewing experience of a tablet. T....more
|Samsung releases Galaxy S4 commercials
Samsung is starting the advertising blitz for its Galaxy S4 phones. The S4 isn't out yet, but that doesn't mean the commercials can't be. These short commercials show off various features of the phones that Samsung feel are unique. Sound Shot, Group Play, and S Translator, are each featured in a commercial.....more
|Samsung announces Galaxy Win
Samsung has officially announced the Samsung Galaxy Win. The Galaxy Win will be a mid range phone, but will have one important new feature. It will come in a Dual-SIM variant. The US is so far behind the times with our single SIM phones so we probably won't see the Dual-SIM version. Oh well.
|Is the HTC One the best smartphone ever made?
Apple has always been a cut above others in build quality of their devices. The attention to detail along with unibody design makes everyone else's devices seem to play second fiddle to Apple. Not anymore. The HTC One has taken a page from Apple and is quite impressive. Some of tech's biggest names are pra....more
|Facebook Home for Android unveiled
Facebook unveiled its Home for Android at an event in California Thursday. Instead of announcing a Facebook phone, the company unveiled Home, a new software that takes over the core functions of your phone and makes it effectively a Facebook phone. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, “you’re going to....more
|Best Buy to get serious about Samsung
You know you have made it as a brand when Best Buy hosts a special store area in their store for you. Have you seen the Apple section in your local Best Buy store? Samsung has apparently reached this special status because several rumors suggest that Best Buy is about to host a Samsung Shop in their stores.....more
|Pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S4 and get a free tablet
UK retailer Carphone Warehouse is running a special promotion for the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S4. Starting tomorrow you can pre-order the S4. Carphone Warehouse will give a free 7-inch Galaxy Tab to the first 2000 people who pre-order the Galaxy S4. In addition, all users who pre-order tomorrow will g....more
|Forbes calls BlackBerry Z10 US launch "listless"
BlackBerry has launched the Z10 in the US, and unlike launches in other countries, there is not much excitement surrounding the US launch. Various reports have emerged about the lack of marketing around the US launch and now Forbes confirms the lack of enthusiasm surrounding BB10 in America.
|T-Mobile confirms Samsung Galaxy S4 availability on or before May 1
T-Mobile has confirmed the company will offer the Samsung Galaxy S4 on or before May 1, 2013. Mike Sievert, Chief Marketing Officer gave the news to CNET today at an event in New York. There is no word on pricing as T-Mobile is now moving to an unsubsidized pricing structure. I'm assuming it wil be ....more
|Goldman says BlackBerry 10 launch disappointing
Goldman Sachs issued a new note on Monday, downgrading BlackBerry 10 after a "disappointing" US launch. They have moved BBRY to "neutral" from "buy," and moved the 12 month price target down to $17 from $19. Most of the disappointment comes from a surprising lack of marketing at AT&T stores.
|Gartner not convinced of BlackBerry comeback
Although Morgan Stanley has upgraded its outlook for BlackBerry, Gartner is not convinced. The firm believes it will be very difficult for BlackBerry to compete head to head with iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, despited its new BB10 operating system.
"Although BB10 presents a moderniz....more
|Samsung TouchWiz lock screen security flaw found
What is with all the lock screen security flaws these days. Apple just patched one on the iPhone, and now comes another Android flaw. Actually, this flaw is with Samsung's TouchWiz interface that runs on top of Android. As you can see in the video it's not very easy to exploit this flaw, but it i....more
|HTC says One will not come to Verizon
HTC has confirmed that bad news that the HTC One will not be available at Verizon. The company confirmed the news on its Twitter account. Their tweet read: "@cizzlen The HTC One will not be available on the Verizon network, but have you seen the awesome, #DROIDDNA? http://s.htc.com/12Tl1kj " <....more
|Samsung officially launches Galaxy S4, yawn
Samsung officially took the wraps off the Galaxy S4 last night in New York. If you watched the presentation you would have to agree that it was underwhelming and weird. It was part broadway show and part tech launch. The phone looks great, nice specks, but not enough of a bump to get that excited....more
|Android architect Andy Rubin steps down at Google
Andy Rubin, the architect of the world's best selling mobile operating system has stepped down. Just as Google is combining mobile software divisions under one roof Mr. Rubin has decided to move on. Google announced that Sundar Pichai, the executive over the Chrome devision will take over Rubin's responsibi....more
|Samsung Galaxy S4 photos leaked ahead of launch
We've seen a string of leaks of the Samsung Galaxy S4 over the last several weeks, but the leaks have never been firm enough to confirm exactly what the S4 would look like. That has changed today as just ahead of the big Samsung Galaxy S4 launch, a Chinese blog has outed the next Galaxy phone. Ch....more
|Phil Schiller takes another dig at Android
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Apple Senior Vice President of Marketing, Phil Schiller, made it clear that Apple still believes the iPhone is better than Android. Android has out sold iOS around the world, but Apple believes the iPhone is not fragmented, and is better integrated as a device. ....more
|Samsung tweets dark picture of Galaxy S IV?
We've seen several leaked photos of what is supposedly going to be the Samsung Galaxy S4. None of the pictures were official or confirmed so we were left to wonder. Now it looks like Samsung is teaing us a bit more by leaking a pic on the company's Twitter account. Along with the photo above, the....more
|Google to cut Motorola workforce by 10 percent
Ever since Google bought Motorola Mobility, the company has struggled. The once dominant smartphone player has not had a top flight phone in awhile, and it's affecting the bottom line. Samsung has come in and dominated the Android market and Motorola is suffering. Google recent hired famed Apple ev....more
|Surprise - iPhone increases lead as top US smartphone
Apple stock has been tanking and analysts and enthusiasts alike have been hammering the company for not innovating enough. Well according to comScore, Apple may be doing something right. Even though the iPhone 5 only has a 4 inch display, and the iPhone 4S has an even smaller 3.5 inch display, Apple has inc....more
|Samsung Galaxy Note 2 lock screen vulnerability found
Apparently Apple is not the only company who suffers from a passcode lock security vulnerability in its smartphones. Terence Eden has found a similar flaw in the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. An attacker can bypass the pattern lock, PIN, password, or face unlock and gain access to the phone's contacts for calls. ....more
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