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Back at the start of the month, we’ve covered Pockenow’s claim that T-Mobile has decided on Huawei as the manufacturer for the next smartphone in the mid-range T-Mobile myTouch series. Obviously,... under these conditions, the leak of a couple of pics of the keyboard-less version (one with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard is also planned) is not exactly the most unexpected news. It is nice to catch a glimpse o...

battery

You know those free apps that you prefer over the paid ones because they are, umm, free? Well, not only do they force you to look at mobile ads every second or two, but, according to a team... of researchers, they also take a high toll on your Android smartphone’s battery. The researchers analysed how Android apps use the battery and concluded that the ad-serving processes that run i...

qualcomm-nvidia

When it comes to today’s smartphones, there’s a lot of interest around what devices are getting what SoC (System on a Chip). Many expected 2012 to be the year of the quad-core smartphone, but... it’s much more likely that dual-core processors will still continue to show up in flagship superphones and attract a lot of customers from the substantial mid-end market.

The five major tech c...

silicon-wafer

[Updated] Fixed incorrect information about Tegra 3 manufacturing process.

I’m not going to bore you with all the technical details, but a quick primer is required in this context:... die shrinking is the process that basically allows for more processor dies to be produced on the same wafer. A lot of geeks (me included) get super hyped up when chip manufacturers announce that they...

Reddit is Fun

As you know, Reddit is a social news website where users submit content in the form of links or text “self” posts. Other Redditors then vote the content up or down, which determines... the position of the post on the site’s front page.

In the Play Store, there are several unofficial applications that use the Reddit API, including Reddit is Fun, Andreddit, BaconReader, and a ta...

Quad-Core-QWERTY-2012

Thin this, ultra svelte that. So what? Sure, we all love thin – but if it sacrifices overall functionality – or even more importantly – battery life, then consumers get downright... angry.

A recent JD Power survey revealed that people’s chief concern is with battery life or lack thereof. The race towards thinness is simply not in line with what consumers want. While it ser...

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The CyanogenMod team has recently released a flowchart about which Android devices will receive their CM9 (Android 4.0) upgrade, which left a lot of Android owners disappointed. Nevertheless,... if you’re one of those who ended up in the wrong side of the chart, there’s no need to despair. You might still be able to breathe some new life in that “old phone” of yours!...

Playphone InstaMultiPlay

With Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii consoles finding their way to more and more living rooms from around the world, multiplayer gaming is becoming wildly popular. However, the immense following... of multiplayer video games has not entirely translated to the world of mobile gaming. This happens due to a set of specific limitations that have proven difficult to work around.

True mobile multipla...

charging

 

The Samsung leaks just won’t stop these days. It seems Samsung may launch the Galaxy S3 with its own proprietary wireless charging station. The smartphone will not even need... to touch the charger, as it can charge from a distance of 1-2 meters. That seems pretty futuristic, if you ask me, considering that only a few years ago wireless charging was more of a science lab experi...

humble bundle 2

 

It seems that the Humble Bundle for Android 1 did so well, that the team behind it is revving up for a sequel, and this time, with games that are available for Android, as well,... all 5 of them. The games are as follows:

Swords & Soldiers Canabalt Zen Bound 2 Cogs Avadon

The way this project works is that you can donate whatever amount you want – the minimum i...