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Sprint Announce Galaxy Grand Prime Arrives July 10 For $240

Sprint Announce Galaxy Grand Prime Arrives July 10 For $240

This morning reports came in that Spirit might be planning to launch the Galaxy Grand Prime  on their network in the coming days. Well, following the initial reports, Sprint have now officially announced the launch of the Galaxy Grand Prime on their network. According to the announcement, the Galaxy Grand Prime will be available on […]

Smartphones Shipped Rise While Tablets Decrease

Smartphones Shipped Rise While Tablets Decrease

Back in 2009, smartphones were just starting to grow into a more mainstream offering from carriers and retailers, and while their popularity may have somewhat been expected, here we are six years later and smartphones are poised to increase in sales over last year’s numbers according to a recent report from Gartner, showing that they’re […]

The Source Opens New Prototype Store For Future Sites

The Source Opens New Prototype Store For Future Sites

The Source, an electronics retailer purchased by Bell in 2009, is one of Canada’s largest retailers with over 650 locations nationwide – 70-percent of Canadians live within 5 kilometers of a store.  Though owned by Bell, they carry a wide variety of brand name electronic goods for not only communications, but home entertainment, home office […]

NVIDIA SHIELD 1.3 Update Adds Wi-Fi & Controller Improvements

NVIDIA SHIELD 1.3 Update Adds Wi-Fi & Controller Improvements

The NVIDIA SHIELD is one of the latest Android TV devices to arrive on the market. However, in spite of its youthful arrival, the SHIELD seems to already be fairly well equipped when it comes to updates. It was only a couple of weeks ago when the latest update (version 1.2) arrived which added increased […]

Samsung Galaxy A8 Leaks In New Hands-On Images

Samsung Galaxy A8 Leaks In New Hands-On Images

It seems to be a tradition with Samsung devices that before they get officially announced, we start getting some details from rumors for some months. They then get certified and then there are some more leaks revealing more details. That’s exactly what has happened with the Galaxy A8, we’ve been getting several leaks and there […]

$150 Will Get You A Bluetooth Star Trek Communicator

$150 Will Get You A Bluetooth Star Trek Communicator

Star Trek is one of the most popular and most loved science fiction franchises in history, so it goes without saying there are legions of loyal fans out there who would stop at nothing to get their hands on a real piece of technology written about in the books or showed off in the TV […]

Motorola Offering Discounts on a Variety of Products

Motorola Offering Discounts on a Variety of Products

When a company starts to discount their products, that usually means new versions are coming. And seeing as we are in the summer now, we should be seeing a new Moto X, and Moto G very soon. Typically, Motorola announces those around September, so we’re just a few weeks out and it looks like the […]

Sprint Rumored To Launch Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime July 10

Sprint Rumored To Launch Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime July 10

Samsung are generally known for releasing a variance of smartphones to the market in any given year. While their flagship Galaxy Note and Galaxy S range devices normally attract the majority of headlines, their other more mid-range and budget range devices seem to do rather well and especially in certain markets. That said, the U.S. […]

Cityglance Wants To Make Your Commutes More Social

Cityglance Wants To Make Your Commutes More Social

Traveling via public transportation is likely not thought of as a social pursuit or activity by very many people, if any, but like plenty of things in this day and age which have been transformed into more social interactive engagements, even public transport seems to have been touched by those wishing to make it a […]

Basic Measures & Strategies To Best Market Your App

Basic Measures & Strategies To Best Market Your App

App development is all about the downloads. Or so you would think. However, if it is all about the downloads, then what are the factors which can help your app receive a greater number of downloads? In truth, if there are factors which can help download figures, then it is probably much fairer to say […]

All New OnePlus Ones Now Shipping With Screen Protector

All New OnePlus Ones Now Shipping With Screen Protector

Recently, OnePlus has been dominating the headlines thanks to the upcoming launch of their next flagship device, the OnePlus 2. The constant stream of news from the OnePlus camp has largely come thanks to the company’s decision to embark on a “piece by piece” approach to releasing specs. As such, every couple of days a […]

Fraudulent Application Removed From Google Play Store

Fraudulent Application Removed From Google Play Store

Google has removed a fake battery monitoring application that appears designed to compromise the device it is installed on. The malicious application, named BatteryBot Pro, was offered for free and was spotted by Zscaler. The biggest clue about the fake application is that it had significantly more permissions required compared with the real deal and […]

Featured: Top 10 Best Bluetooth Speakers – July 2015

Featured: Top 10 Best Bluetooth Speakers – July 2015

Bluetooth is one of those technologies that we don’t really think about, but constantly are using it. Whether it’s in speakers, smartwatches, fitness trackers or even our cars. Bluetooth Speakers are the more popular Bluetooth device and they work great. Connect to your smartphone, tablet or laptop and you’ve got some great audio for whatever […]

Elephone P8000 VS Meizu MX5 Performance In Video

Elephone P8000 VS Meizu MX5 Performance In Video

Chinese manufacturers started making phones with the Android operating system as affordable alternatives to some of the better-known brands. Suddenly, their specs got much better and their build quality got upgraded with the use of premium materials and now, they are not as inexpensive as they once were, but they are indeed competitive products as […]

T-Mobile Launches Summer Shocker Sale

T-Mobile Launches Summer Shocker Sale

At multiple times of the year, there are points which culminate in a deals period. This is most typical with the likes of Christmas and Black Friday. However, recently, the summer is proving to be a big hit for manufacturers when it comes to promoting their deals. With summer pretty much underway now, those manufacturers […]

OnePlus Confirms OnePlus 2 Comes With 4GB RAM

OnePlus Confirms OnePlus 2 Comes With 4GB RAM

Over the last few weeks, OnePlus have been gearing up for the launch of the follow up device to the highly popular OnePlus One. The aptly named OnePlus 2 is now confirmed to be unveiled on July 27th and will be unveiled in virtual reality. However, in the run up to that launch event, OnePlus […]

Republic Wireless Now Refunds For Unused Cell Data

Republic Wireless Now Refunds For Unused Cell Data

This past April Google launched an ambitious new cell service called Project Fi. In Project Fi, your phone will use both Sprint and T-Mobile cell service and will also use Wi-Fi hotspots wherever you might be in range. It will jump between the best and strongest Wi-Fi hotspots in your area, all while talking, texting […]

Deal: Roker 4-port USB Wall Charger – $12

Deal: Roker 4-port USB Wall Charger – $12

With the coming addition of USB Type-C, these USB wall chargers like this are going to become very popular. Because you’ll be able to charge everything in one outlet, instead of using four outlets with USB cables. This way you can charge your smartwatch, smartphone, and laptop all at the same time. Right now, Roker’s […]

T-Mobile Continues its push to the FCC on Upcoming Auction

T-Mobile Continues its push to the FCC on Upcoming Auction

T-Mobile has been pushing the FCC to change up the rules a bit on the upcoming spectrum auction that’s set to take place next year for the 600MHz spectrum. Although they are the loudest, T-Mobile is not alone. The reason that T-Mobile wants a bigger reserve is quite simple, actually. Verizon and AT&T already have […]

EE launch 4G Supported Rook Smartphone Priced At Only £49

EE launch 4G Supported Rook Smartphone Priced At Only £49

The smartphone industry seems to be adopting two specific trends of late. On one hand, there is the high-end sector of the market which pushes the envelope on specs and equally pushes the envelope on price. On the other hand, there is the budget end of the market which seems to be a race to […]

Galaxy Note 4 Now Comes With A $200 Rebate In The US

Galaxy Note 4 Now Comes With A $200 Rebate In The US

South Korean consumer electronics manufacturer Samsung is offering a $200 rebate for would-be Galaxy Note 4 buyers in the US. The company has named the promotion “Notable Savings”, in an obvious play on the name of the device. The discount however, is only available for those buying the smartphone at full price, either factory unlocked, […]

Android Deals – July 7th, 2015: Braven, Samsung, HTC and More!

Android Deals – July 7th, 2015: Braven, Samsung, HTC and More!

There’s all kinds of smartphones, tablets, accessories, Chromebooks and more on sale. Let’s check out some of these deals. Smartphones BLU Advance 4.0 Unlocked Dual SIM Phone (White) – $59.99 Motorola Moto E (2nd Generation) 4G LTE – $99 BLU Life One 4G LTE Smartphone – $99 BLU Studio 6.0 HD Smartphone – $125 BLU Advance 4.0 Unlocked Dual […]

LG G4 Shoots new Drone Video, OIS Less than Stellar

LG G4 Shoots new Drone Video, OIS Less than Stellar

When LG announced the G4 back in April, they kicked off the press announcement with a video that was entirely recorded on the LG G4, and was flying around using a drone. Well LG has decided to do that once again. This time a bit different scenery, but the footage still looks pretty amazing. However, […]

Huawei Introduce Their Brand To India

Huawei Introduce Their Brand To India

Huawei have announced four new smartphones, the G620S and three in the Y-series, the Y336, Y541 and Y625, for the Indian market. These four smartphones share some common details – the Y-series models are 3G HSPA only whereas the G620S offers a 4G LTE radio. All four run Android 4.4 Kit Kat under Huawei’s custom […]

Deal: Sony Smartwatch 3 – $175

Deal: Sony Smartwatch 3 – $175

Sony’s smartwatch isn’t exactly the best looking smartwatch out there, but it does have some of the most impressive features like WiFi and GPS, as well as some pretty spectacular battery life, to say the least. Right now the Sony Smartwatch 3 is on sale for $175, with the white version going a bit cheaper […]

Google Now’s Smarter App Search

Google Now’s Smarter App Search

The Google Now service started out as a relatively simple system that recognized what users did with their devices when and where they did it and prepared a Now card before the user asked for it – for example, if you checked the weather every morning right after waking up, Google Now would pull up […]

Better Infotainment Systems in Cars Raise Safety Concerns

Better Infotainment Systems in Cars Raise Safety Concerns

We’ve had infotainment systems in cars for quite a while. However, recently Google and Apple both got into the infotainment game with the addition of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Which brings into question safety. Is it really that safe to be fiddling around with Spotify on a 7-inch screen in your car? Well it’s […]

Moto X (2013) From AT&T In Soak Test For Android 5.1

Moto X (2013) From AT&T In Soak Test For Android 5.1

Motorola’s Moto X is a symbol as the new direction that the company took back in 2013. It could be considered a flagship device, but it didn’t have the most current specs, the screen at 4.7 inches, was considered kind of small as soon as it was announced, plus it had only HD resolution. The […]

Deal: JBL Pulse Bluetooth Speaker – $149

Deal: JBL Pulse Bluetooth Speaker – $149

The JBL Pulse Bluetooth speaker is currently on sale over on eBay today for just $149. Which is actually a really great price for this Bluetooth Speaker. JBL is a well-known audio name. They have made some of the best Bluetooth Speakers and headphones over the years, and Alcatel OneTouch even uses them in their […]

Hardware Specs Of Entry-Level Samsung Galaxy J2 Leaked

Hardware Specs Of Entry-Level Samsung Galaxy J2 Leaked

In an effort to regain lost market share in the entry and mid-range segments in important emerging markets like China and India, Samsung has been working on its Galaxy A, E and J series smartphones for some time now. The South Korean manufacturer already sells the Galaxy J1 smartphone in India, and speculation is rife […]

Samsung Misjudged Galaxy S6 Edge Demand

Samsung Misjudged Galaxy S6 Edge Demand

Samsung announced and released the Galaxy S6 family earlier in the year. Originally, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge were released, followed by the S6 Active more recently. Of the two original devices, there are only a small number of differences between the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge – chief amongst them is the design, […]

Zopo Z Watch Shows Its Face, Specs And Features Revealed

Zopo Z Watch Shows Its Face, Specs And Features Revealed

Zopo hasn’t released that many devices this year. This China-based smartphone OEM has unveiled their Color C mid-range handset earlier this year, and some rumors surfaced regarding the Zopo-branded smartwatch, dubbed Zopo Z Watch. The first teaser that popped up showed us a part of the watch itself, enough for us to see that it’s […]

Deal: JUNOPOWER Portable Jump Starter – $74.99

Deal: JUNOPOWER Portable Jump Starter – $74.99

We’ve seen countless battery packs before, but what about a battery pack that can jump start your car as well as charging up your phone? That’s exactly what the JUNOPOWER Portable Jump Starter is all about. We actually reviewed this a few months ago and were quite impressed with how well it works. It’s definitely […]

Samsung To Launch Multiple Budget Range Devices In India

Samsung To Launch Multiple Budget Range Devices In India

Samsung Electronics is looking to release multiple entry and mid-range Galaxy J series smartphones in India, by September this year, according to sources quoted by Business Korea. The company is also slated to release multiple models in its Galaxy A and Galaxy E series handsets in the country, in what is being seen as an […]

Alleged Specs of Xiaomi Mi5 and Mi5 Plus Leak Out

Alleged Specs of Xiaomi Mi5 and Mi5 Plus Leak Out

Xiaomi has become a big name in the Android smartphone space, and have quickly risen to become one of the most important brands worldwide, despite the fact that their smartphones aren’t on sale officially outside of China, India and a few other markets. Their Mi line of devices has expanded to offer devices like the […]

Xiaomi’s Prototype Device Leaks Along With Mi TV 3 Info

Xiaomi’s Prototype Device Leaks Along With Mi TV 3 Info

Xiaomi is busier than ever. This Chinese smartphone OEM has released quite a few smartphones and other smart gadgets this year, and they’re far from over as far as releases go. The company is expected to introduce Redmi Note 2 and Mi 5 smartphones in the coming weeks. Both of these handsets have been leaking […]

BlackBerry Venice And Dallas Spotted In Zauba’s Listing

BlackBerry Venice And Dallas Spotted In Zauba’s Listing

Ah… Blackberry. This company was one of the biggest smartphone OEMs once, and today they’re trying to keep their heads above the water. Blackberry didn’t really move in the right direction for quite some time and the company gave other OEMs and OS’ a chance to innovate. Android and iOS became huge operating systems, and […]

Foxconn To Assemble Xiaomi & Asus Smartphones In Brazil

Foxconn To Assemble Xiaomi & Asus Smartphones In Brazil

Last year itself, Xiaomi’s VP of global operations, Mr. Hugo Barra, had spoken in earnest about the international aspirations of the Chinese smartphone company, having just launched its products in India, making the country the very first international market for Xiaomi. Last Tuesday, June 30th, the company finally launched its first smartphone outside Asia, when […]

Report: Xiaomi Applied For A Dozen Of Car-Related Patents

Report: Xiaomi Applied For A Dozen Of Car-Related Patents

Xiaomi is China’s number one smartphone manufacturer, and this Asian company is also amongst top 5 smartphone OEMs in the world. That being said, Xiaomi isn’t only a smartphone manufacturer, this company manufactures smart wearables, phablets, all kinds of smart gadgets… and rumors have even stated that Xiaomi might be working on an electric car. […]

Letv’s 6.33-Inch Le Max Phablet Gets Unboxed In China

Letv’s 6.33-Inch Le Max Phablet Gets Unboxed In China

Letv is a very interested China-based company which not many people have heard of outside of Asia. This company is actually best known for their video streaming business, but this company actually dabbles in all kinds of stuff. Letv has actually announced three new smartphones earlier this year, which is not something they’ve done in […]

Doogee F2015 Will Be Made Out Of Liquid Metal

Doogee F2015 Will Be Made Out Of Liquid Metal

Doogee has released or plans to release a number of mid-range smartphones. Mid-rangers are not the only devices this company is working on though, not by a long shot. We’ve talked about the Doogee F3 quite a few times thus far. This handset will be the company’s flagship for this year, and will come in […]

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Gets A Price Cut In China And India

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Gets A Price Cut In China And India

Xiaomi really didn’t hold back when it comes to releasing devices this year. China’s number one smartphone OEM has released a bunch of smartphones and all sorts of smart gadgets this year. One of those released handsets was the affordable Redmi 2 smartphone which was announced back in January. The Redmi 2 is a direct […]

Huawei Mate 8 Render Leaks, Two Variants Incoming

Huawei Mate 8 Render Leaks, Two Variants Incoming

Huawei has pushed out a number of compelling devices to the market this year. This Chinese smartphone OEM has released their flagship P8 line of devices a couple of months ago, including the company’s flagship smartphone and phablet, Huawei P8 and P8Max. The mid-range Honor 4C handset followed soon after that alongside two entry-level tablets. […]

HTC Aero Rumored To Sport QHD Display, Gorilla Glass 4

HTC Aero Rumored To Sport QHD Display, Gorilla Glass 4

HTC’s Q2 2015 financial results have been posted yesterday, and things really don’t look good for this Taiwan-based smartphone manufacturer. HTC has been having issues turning a profit for quite some time now, and they were hoping that the One M9 which was released in March will help them. Well, it seems like that wasn’t […]

Hands On with Android Auto in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata

Hands On with Android Auto in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata

The very first car to hit the road with Android Auto, the 2015 Hyundai Sonata. The folks over at Hyundai USA, were nice enough to loan us a 2015 Hyundai Sonata Sport to test drive for the week and use Android Auto. We’ve been using it on a Pioneer head unit in my 2009 Chevy […]

Developer Creates Android M Port For Original Nexus 7

Developer Creates Android M Port For Original Nexus 7

Ever since Google introduced the developer preview of their Android operating system at last year’s Google IO developer conference, it has been a welcomed addition to Android for the eager users and the development community who wished to get their hands on early stages of the software which would later be pushed out for users […]

Phone Comparisons: Sony Xperia Z3+ vs Yu Yuphoria

Phone Comparisons: Sony Xperia Z3+ vs Yu Yuphoria

Introduction Do we have a good one for you today – the new Sony Xperia Z3+…better known as the Xperia Z4 in Japan…goes up against the new Yu Yuphoria, made by Yu, a wholly owned subsidiary of India’s Micromax.  The Xperia Z3+ is a real beauty made of metal and glass, Sony’s flagship at a […]

Samsung’s Q2 Operating Profits Below Expectations

Samsung’s Q2 Operating Profits Below Expectations

Samsung Electronics Co., the company behind the ever-popular Galaxy S series of devices in the mobile space once reigned king over all other OEMs when it came to devices. While they are by no means doing shabby when compared to other brands, there’s no disputing that they certainly aren’t recording operating profits and the kind […]

Deal: Acer Chromebook 15 For $279.99

Deal: Acer Chromebook 15 For $279.99

Chromebooks have become a widely popular option for laptops these days due to their portability like other laptops as well as their lower cost, and Acer is by far the OEM with the largest selection of choices. The Acer Chromebook 15 was touted to be the world’s first Chromebook with a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS […]

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