This week in your world of Android, KitKat hit a Verizon phone before a Nexus, Cyanogen teased a new partner, news of a smart new Camera API surfaced, we heard rumors of Galaxy S5’s processor, Google updated several of its apps, and Samsung got slapped with a $290 million fine.
The CyanogenMod team has teased a new hardware partner on Google+, saying that it will reveal more details about it in the coming weeks.
The mystery CyanogenMod phone plot thickens. A senior executive has just left Oppo, possibly to start a new brand of smartphones running Steve Kondik’s popular custom ROM.
As soon as we got the Oppo N1 on our test bench, we were eager to put it through its paces and document everything in a review. But an unboxing was in order first, so we did just that. Here are our first impressions.
Here’s a juicy rumor to spice up your afternoon. Cyanogen is supposedly working on a phone (different from the Oppo N1) that will run CyanogenMod out of the box and be priced very attractively.
Interested in Oppo’s latest, the Oppo N1? Come December, the handset will be arriving internationally in both a limited and standard edition. Both models with feature CyanogenMod onboard, though the latter comes with ColorROM running as the default OS.
Recently you might have heard the brand name Oppo come up quite a bit, but who exactly is Oppo and what sets them apart from other better-known manufacturers? Keep reading to find out.
The HTC One Max has finally been announced after months of rumors and speculation and to see whether it’s worthy of all of the hype, we’ve pitted it against its biggest (pun intended) competitors, the Galaxy Note 3, Sony Xperia Z Ultra and the Oppo N1, in the biggest (too far?) spec battle yet! Read on for more!
On this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss underdogs. Everyone loves a good underdog story, and the world of tech regularly offers examples of companies that were dismissed as failures, only to prove ultimately naysayers wrong. So, who’s your favorite Android underdog? What company deserves to be on top but isn’t for some reason? Who would you want to see replace Samsung as king of the hill?
This week, the Oppo N1 landed (CyanogenMod in tow), the Galaxy S5 rumor mill began to rev up, Samsung confirmed its curved display phone, Amazon kindled a new Fire, Google updated apps across the board, and controversy irrupted around the region locking of the Galaxy Note 3.