samsung-exynos-5250

Last November Samsung said they were working on a dual core 2 Ghz Cortex A15 chip called Exynos 5250.  A dual core 2 Ghz Cortex A15 chip should be at least 2.5x as powerful as the current dual... core 1.2 Ghz Cortex A9 chip in Galaxy S 2. And that’s a difference that you will feel in real world performance, unlike with current quad core chips, where you might feel an improvement in performa...

droid razr maxx vs galaxy nexus

I hope you guys are ready for a quick comparison of a couple of the most highly desired Android phones currently on the market. Let’s start off by introducing both the phones.

INTRODUCTIONS

Droid... Razr Maxx

In Corner 1 we have “the rookie” the freshly released Droid Razr Maxx who was released on the market on January 26 2012 by Verizon. The Razr Maxx was born from the brains of a Motorola engi...

google-privacy-policy-2

Earlier this week, Google announced that it will be compressing over 60 of its different product-specific privacy policies and terms of service into a single user profile.  This news was announced... on a blog post on the Official Google Blog by the company’s very own Privacy Director for Products and Engineering, Alma Whitten. As stated, the reason for this coming change will serve as ‘a way for Goo...

trojan-horse-banner

Everyone believes the Android platform is more secure compared to other mobile platforms such as Windows Phone or Symbian.  However, hackers can still find their way to penetrate a platform’s... sturdy wall.

Recently, a Trojan horse virus, which appeared as “harmless media player,” was discovered by a group of developers. Phones infected with this virus started sending spam message...

apple-android

Before buying your own smartphone, what criteria do you use for choosing the right phone? Does it include having a wider screen and higher resolution? Does it include having the fastest processor... on the market? Or what about battery power that lasts for more than a day? Most consumers focus their gaze on the phone’s specs but neglect to consider a very crucial and important criterion: security fe...

android-ui-4

About a month ago, there was a post from a former Google intern who worked on Android, where he tried to give his opinion on how the UI works on Android and how it works on iOS. His post became... viral because it seemed like a pretty elaborate technical post, and for non-developers especially it seemed like what he’s saying made sense. The intern also said that because the way (he thinks) t...

building_blocks_landing

Android has had a very tough uphill battle with Apple over developers. This has been because of 2 reasons. One reason is that Apple had the headstart in both iPhone units and customer base,... but also in the ecosystem. This made it so most new mobile developers would be naturally inclined to go with the iPhone ecosystem first. The more developers there were working for the iOS platform an...

windows-phone-vs-android

Apart from collecting over 70% on each domestically sold Google Android devices, Microsoft is asking for a hefty sum for its very own Windows Phone 7 mobile OS. Such licensing fees have already... been estimated at around $10-$15 for every device such as Samsung and HTC. In fact, ZTE has already revealed that they were paying Microsoft between $20 and $30 for each device. This information was reve...

Android

Between the Curiosity rover landing on Mars (we hope) and the world supposedly ending, let’s face it, 2012 is going to be a big year. And who could possibly top 2011? After all, Honeycomb,... Ice Cream Sandwich, the Galaxy Nexus, and Google Music were all introduced in 2011. Not to mention the web based version of the Android Market. On the other hand, Apple did make a year of 2011 as well wit...

4G LTE

Last summer Verizon followed AT&T with axing their Unlimited Data, many blamed the coming of Apple’s iPhone which is known to be a data hog. With 4G LTE data speeds hitting 40 megabytes per... second and higher, we are going through more data then we used too. Today we are going to show you a nice way of getting unlimited data back on your Verizon line, it’s pretty simple and all based...