It was a wild week, Android lovers, with some big news, intriguing rumors, and a little fun on the iPhone’s expense.
Consumer Reports used a standard three points test to see how much force the phones can withstand until they show a permanent deformation. The devices in the test group were the HTC One (M8), LG G3, and Galaxy Note 3, and three iPhones: 5, 6, and 6 Plus.
In a skit yesterday, Conan O’Brien has a recommendation for those suffering from a case of flaccid phone. Check it out. It’s pretty funny.
Apple’s got its share of snark and derision over #bendgate. But you can count on rivals in the Android camp to make it even harder for the folks in Cupertino.
Time to see who comes on top in our iPhone 6 Plus vs Galaxy Note 3 quick look comparison! While the Note 3 is a year old, it’s still the device to beat for Apple’s new-fangled large screen iPhone 6 Plus!
We lift the lid on this year’s winners and losers so far, and take a look at emerging trends in the global smartphone arms race.
With Apple giving into the bigger display trend, the competition is a lot more interesting this year. Here’s a quick look at the iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5!
There was a deluge of Apple-related news this week, but that doesn’t mean news has been boring on the Android front! Samsung had a few choice words to say about the larger iPhones, the first Android apps arrived on Chrome OS devices, we heard several interesting rumors about HTC’s upcoming devices, the integration of Hangouts and Google Voice finally began, Nvidia confirmed the Nexus 9, we learned more details about Samsung’s upcoming full-metal phone, and Dell surprised us with a very exciting tablet.
After being mocked and maligned as a copycat for years, Samsung is finally able to boast about a trend it started, and Apple has followed.
Samsung just can’t help itself. Yesterday, the company reminded the world about Steve Jobs’ opinion on big phones (“nobody will buy that”).
But that was just an appetizer. This is the main course. And if you’re a Samsung fan, it’s delicious.