It was a busy, busy week for Android lovers, with everything from exciting product launches, to category-defining products, to new versions of Android and glimpses of what’s to come. These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week in just a few phrases. It’s must read Android.
Sony’s biggest challenge will be the Galaxy S4, the new champion of the ubiquitous Android lineup from Samsung. For all intents and purposes, this is a pretty fair fight — but there can only be one champion.
Jump straight to the video, or otherwise stick with us as we take a closer look at the Sony Xperia Z1 and HTC One in this comparison.
Right under the Collections tab in the Chrome Web Store lies For Your Desktop, which were widely knows as packaged apps before today. Those apps, like software for traditional operating systems, run independent of the browser, and don’t need an internet connection.
The G Pad is LG’s first attempt at a tablet since the ill-fated G Slate, so how does it fare? Join us as we take a look!
During yesterday’s launch of the Galaxy Gear Samsung made a good attempt to repair the damage it did by not mentioning Android during the S4 press event. In a lighthearted but dramatic moment J.K. Shin, Samsung’s head of mobile communications, introduced the new smartdevice by pretending to receive a text message which read, “Don’t forget to mention Android.”
We were fortunate enough to spend some time at the Sony booth playing with the Xperia Z1 and its accessories. These are our first impressions of the Sony QX10 and QX100 lens attachments.
Looking at the spec sheet alone, the Z1 is an impressive technical accomplishment, but will it be enough to make it a viable contender for the title of best Android smartphone out there? We got to spend some hands-on time with the Sony Xperia Z1, and these are our first impressions.
The red carpet has just been rolled out for one of Samsung’s biggest devices of the year — the Galaxy Note 3. It’s one heck of a powerhouse, and with the display coming in at 5.7-inches with a Full HD Super AMOLED panel, it features one of the best screens out there. Just how well does this big guy perform in comparison to the Galaxy Mega 5.8, though? Sure, the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 might be a mid-range device, but it’s certainly no slouch. Let’s take a look at this showdown, shall we? Design and build quality Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3…
We’ll compare the three — Galaxy Gear, Pebble, and Sony Smartwatch — in a few key areas. At first glance, they all seem pretty much the same, but once you dive into the nuance, they become three very distinct choices.