huawei-mwc

At CES last month, we already got to see Huawei’s attempts to boost itself out of the low-end smartphone market. With the unveiling of some pretty awesome high-end units Ascend P1 and the... Ascend P1 S, Huawei certainly has hit the spot in the US smartphone market. It is with this continuous streak of good luck that Huawei has decided to change its image. So we do expect highly from the...

motorola-intel

At CES last month, Motorola and Intel made an announcement for a multi-year, multi-device partnership. Less than a month later, the two companies are ready to unveil the very first device from... that partnership—slated for the Mobile World Congress happening in Barcelona just a few days away.

As of this writing, there has been no official information about said device. But luckily, Poc...

TheO by PhysicalApps

Now here’s a chance to play with your smartphone using a real ball, Wii-style, with Physical Apps’ latest development, TheO. Unveiled at the Toy Fair 2012 in New York, TheO is a smartphone accessory that is the size of a soccer-ball which allows users to play smartphone games physically.

blackberry-playbook-01

Do you guys remember our recent report on ‘Android app developers can win a PlayBook tablet?’ We’ve got an update for you guys!

If you wanted to join the contest but was unable... to, or if this is your first time to hear about it; here’s your second chance! RIM has just given an extension to the deadline of the contest. Initially, entries for the contest were only accepted...

galaxytabs

In the market for an Android tablet? Amazon sent out an email yesterday to its customers with a link to Amazon.com stating that:

“For a limited time, customers can save $80 or more... on select Galaxy Tabs from Samsung. Order yours today and get FREE Super Saver Shipping when you buy from Amazon.com (click on link for restrictions). Offer good until February 18, 2012, or while supplie...

Image Courtesy of CBS News

Do you remember back in August of last year when Google offered to buy Motorola Mobility for $40 a share? Soon after the announcement, many people assumed that it was a done deal. However, the complete... opposite has happened. Since then, a lot of speculation was tossed around, with many saying that the deal would not be allowed to happen.

Despite the fact that both companies’ board of direc...

Best-Android-Apps-2012

Applications have come a long way, and now, a smartphone or tablet would be nothing without apps. As such, we’ve collected 25 of the best Android apps, both free and paid. From essentials... to games, these apps will keep you glued to your smartphone and maybe even make your day a little better and easier.

We’ve also created a comprehensive three-part video series so you can see...

ASUS-Transformer-Prime-700t-VS-iPad-3

You thought 2011 was going to be the year of the tablets, but ended up disappointed with the showing of tablets in 2011? I don’t blame you. Both Google and the initial tablet manufacturers... screwed up with the launch of the “real tablets” with Android 3.0x Honeycomb. Google did it with the half-baked Honeycomb, and it was obvious it was rushed with Motorola scrambling to release...

mediatek-ics

Mediatek is announcing a new 1 Ghz single core Cortex A9 chip called MT6575, that is optimized for Android 4.0, and should play a big role in the low-end smartphones in the next few years. I’m... actually surprised we are not seeing more single core Cortex A9 chips around instead of the same old Cortex A8 that we still see in mid-end phones today.

Cortex A9 has the advantage over Cortex A8 in e...

vita-os

If you’re a fan of Sony Android smartphones and tablets, this may end pretty soon. Especially with the €247 million loss that the company incurred in 2011, Sony may start looking for a new... place where they can be appreciated more—particularly by their main target audience: the hard core gamers.

The company’s upcoming President and CEO Kazuo Hirai has been hinting at future plan...