Snapdragon 800 vs Snapdragon 801

by on March 4, 2014 11:10 am
Qualcomm Snapdragon 1600

As the new Galaxy S5 and Xperia Z2 both come equipped with a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC, let’s examine what this new chip offers over the old Snapdragon 800.


If you were an original purchaser of the HTC Sensation, you may remember their video streaming service called HTC Watch that made its debut on the phone. If not, don’t worry about it, the service is being discontinued at the end of this month. If you are still using HTC Watch, you may still purchase content, but HTC wants you to download your stuff before March 31, 2014 when the service and access to your stuff will be cut off.

Do we need smartphones with 4K displays?

by on February 19, 2014 2:16 pm
How far we've come, a 110" 4K HDTV

With the move to QHD smartphones expected this year, we explore what, if any, benefits increasing display resolutions has for image quality, and if the trend towards 4K is really necessary for mobile devices.

Is Intel totally screwed?

by on February 18, 2014 8:11 am
intel logo

In a mobile world dominated by ARM and Qualcomm, Intel’s fortunes seem to be waning. But is that really the case? We look at Intel’s strategy to remain relevant and innovative in a “Post PC” market,

Samsung Galaxy S5 – what to expect

by on February 17, 2014 4:27 pm
Samsung Brand Shots CES 2014-6

Mobile World Congress is only a week away, and that means the Galaxy S5 will soon be official! So what can we expect from the next-gen device? Let’s take a look at some of the more prevalent rumors to get a better idea.