Do You Remember Your First Motorola? A Brief History of Moto

Do You Remember Your First Motorola? A Brief History of Moto

Do you remember the first time you set eyes on the StarTAC? This was Motorola’s innovative clam shell ‘phone. It was released in January 1996 and was one of the first ‘phones to include a vibrate function. Motorola had a hit on their hands but the design largely rested on its laurels. Eight years later, […]

Rumor: Microsoft, Amazon, Yahoo And Others Reportedly Interested In CyanogenMod

Rumor: Microsoft, Amazon, Yahoo And Others Reportedly Interested In CyanogenMod

CyanogenMod is easily one of the most popular ROMs out there, and it makes sense due to the longstanding nature of their existence. While we already know that Cyanogen Inc.(the team behind CyanogeMod)is working with Nextbit for something really cool, latest reports are suggesting that companies who make smartphones to compete with Google and the […]

Qualcomm Teases A 64-bit Device That Will Be Shown Off At IFA Next Week

Qualcomm Teases A 64-bit Device That Will Be Shown Off At IFA Next Week

Mutli-core 64-bit smartphones? Yes they are upon us and we will begin to see more and more of them as the year goes on and we head into 2015. Android does not yet support 64-bit, at least not until Google releases Android L, so there isn’t any real benefit from the technology just yet, but […]

Sony Teases 3 New Xperia Devices Via YouTube Ahead Of IFA Event

Sony Teases 3 New Xperia Devices Via YouTube Ahead Of IFA Event

Sony announced its press event for this year’s IFA in Berlin which will be held in Berlin, though it will technically be a pre-IFA event considering IFA kicks off on September 5th. We’ve seen many leaks of Sony’s devices recently and now Sony released an official teaser for said event. In this 55-second video (check it […]

HP Brings Possibly The Last Beats Android Tablet To Mexico

HP Brings Possibly The Last Beats Android Tablet To Mexico

HP seems to have decided to bring the Slate 7 Extreme’s more expensive doppelganger over to Mexico. Also available in the States, this version has been dubbed the HP Slate 7 Beats Special Edition. Depending on which part of the consumer market you are on, audiophile or average consumer, this tablet bears the either popular […]

Apple Gets Denied an Injunction Against Samsung: Another Case Closes

Apple Gets Denied an Injunction Against Samsung: Another Case Closes

Samsung and Apple have made headlines for years thanks to their previously constant court endeavors to gain ground and points against each other until last month when the two giants decided to settle for confrontation in Apple’s home nation of the United States exclusively, dropping all non-U.S. based court situations.  That was great news, and […]

Toshiba Unveils 20MP CMOS – Could Mean a Boost in Cameras

Toshiba Unveils 20MP CMOS – Could Mean a Boost in Cameras

Smartphone cameras are all the rage – my camera is bigger than your camera or my camera takes better pictures than yours – and the megapixel (MP) war continues.  It is a true fact that the number of MPs does not tell the entire story – it is also a true fact that the chances […]

LG G3 To Be The First LG Smartphone To Hit 10 Million Units Sold Mark

LG G3 To Be The First LG Smartphone To Hit 10 Million Units Sold Mark

It was obvious LG has a beast on its hands when they announced their G3 flagship back in May. The really managed to pack a lot of punch in that device while keeping the device relatively manageable in size, especially considering that huge 5.5-inch QHD (2560 x 1440) display on the front. The design of this […]

Amazon Has Only Sold About 35,000 Fire Phones; No One Is Surprised

Amazon Has Only Sold About 35,000 Fire Phones; No One Is Surprised

Color me surprised: Amazon isn’t selling very many Fire phones. According to recent numbers from Chitika that show the Amazon Fire Phone growth and adoption are steady, but very, very slow. Do you know anyone who went out and bought an Amazon Fire Phone? I sure don’t. Amazon announced the Fire Phone in July, launching […]

Possible Antitrust Probe by EU into Qualcomm

Possible Antitrust Probe by EU into Qualcomm

With competition heating up in the mobile world, complaints and court cases seem to be the norm for so many companies – one of the longest drawn out and most publicized battles is between powerhouses Samsung and Apple over patent disputes.  Another potentially devastating complaint is against the world’s number one mobile chip designer – […]