Sense vs Touchwiz

When Android launched in 2008, it didn’t have a very beautiful UI, and the engineers were probably more inclined to make it as functional as possible first. HTC saw this as an opportunity to improve... Android’s UI, and to corner the market early on with their own unique looking phones. HTC’s Sense UI was a major improvement over how Android looked before, but unfortunately other manufacturers...

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The Samsung Galaxy family of smartphones and tablets is a rather big family, with each member shining brightly on its own. But, is there room for one more in that household? Apparently, there is, and... Samsung officially announced just this week its newest member: the Samsung Galaxy R, headed for Europe and Asia.

The newest star in the Galaxy household, however, hasn’t been repor...

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Despite all the recent buzz around the legal predicaments that Samsung is facing, with Apple having succeeded in having the sale of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 blocked EU wide, it appears that they aren’t... slowing down their pace of innovation. What’s more is that they don’t appear to be content sitting on sidelines, even with the success of the Galaxy S II having sold over 6 million phones in j...

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An Asustek official told media representatives yesterday that the upcoming ASUS Padfone will be powered by Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) when the device is released some time late this year.

Alex... Sun, chief of Asustek’s personal mobile devices department, explained that ICS is the operating system of choice for the upcoming ASUS Padfone because the operating system promises better integration across di...

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One minute it seems you’ve just been reading about some new innovation and the next it’s already on a device on display at your favorite gadget store. It seems that advancements in Android... mobile technology just keep picking up steam. Here’s another notable example of that exponential growth: a preview of seven future generation displays for mobile phones and tablets. I’m hopi...

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HTC’s freshly launched developer site at HTCDev.com may inadvertently be giving away a preview of how Android 3.x Honeycomb’s HTC-designed dress for the upcoming HTC Puccini may look like.

Rather... than stick to pure stock Android, HTC generally provides a customized, skinned user interface called HTC Sense on its Android devices. Earlier leaked screenshots indicate that HTC’s upcoming Honeycomb tablet will also...

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Call it tablet, phone, phoneblet, tabphone, phab, phlate, phablet, padfone, phad, tabone, or some other creative portmanteau that you can come up with for a phone that’s also a tablet. Acer Germany... has new word about its version of such a device–the Acer Iconia Smart.

According to Acer Germany, the Acer Iconia Smart will be released some time in September. We presume they’re going...

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It looks like AT&T has two Android smartphones coming its way–one (or both) of which could be AT&T’s variant, rumored to be rebranded as the Samsung Galaxy Attain, of the globally... released Samsung Galaxy S II.

The latest one spotted making the rounds at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) bore model number SGH-I927 (FCC ID A3LSGHI927). This model number caused a l...

room77

Vacationing somewhere can be quite troublesome. You wouldn’t believe at how much you have to do to actually have a vacation – sometimes, you think that it maybe too much trouble. However,... a worry-free vacation is a priceless thing for many people. The hassle has to be put up with – however, this doesn’t mean that you can’t get a little bit of help.

Room 77 is a...

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As September draws near, fans and non-fans alike await for the official release of Motorola Droid Bionic, arguably one of the most powerful Android smartphones yet. The Droid Bionic has not even debuted,... but it was so powerful that it was reviewed side-by-side with the Samsung Galaxy S II, dubbed as the best smartphone during its time.

You think the Moto vs Samsung rivalry is over? Samsung is respon...