What to Expect From Android in 2014

What to Expect From Android in 2014

Smartphones
We've just entered a new year and we are ready to anticipate the new technology trends of 2014. It is a time to start looking forward to what the New Year will bring. For those that are looking for a new smartphone, there will be plenty of options to choose from. The manufacturers of the phones are trying to come up with the newest and greatest device that will capture the eyes of the customers. Android phone users are also excited about the smartphones of 20014, and they started the buzz on the Internet regarding these new gadgets. Now, it is time to look at what new Android phones will be unveiled in 2014 along with their features and specifications. (more…)
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iPhone 6 could have a new name and interesting features

iPhone 6 could have a new name and interesting features

Apple
There is a buzz in the blogosphere regarding the upcoming Apple smartphone. We are 9 months away from the release of the next Apple device, the iPhone 6. But many voices state that we may be in for a big surprise. Before going all crazy with the speculations, let's study the facts. Ever since it released the first iPhone, Apple was a trend setter. Its products were embraced by the users immediately because everyone loves innovation, great products and impeccable design. Although they tried to keep the size of their device to reasonable dimensions, it's obvious that customers want bigger displays. Oh, and it's not only that. I love the iPhone, but man... It's time to update that 8MP camera to at least a 12MP camera. No more playing around…
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Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ has amazing features

Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ has amazing features

Smartphones
Last week, TCL Mobile teased more features of the upcoming Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ that will probably be presented at CES 2014. The Chinese manufacturer packed a lot of power under the hood of Idol X+, including the famous Mediatek MT6592 8-core processor clocked at 2GHz. The smartphone has a 5-inch IPS display with Full HD resolution, 13 megapixel camera, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and a 2500 mAh battery. The smartphone has a thickness of 7.9 mm and runs Android OS. Although nothing was mentioned about an international version of the device, I hope to see it in US stores really soon. (more…)
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Is Android 4.4 KitKat better than iOS 7? A short comparison based on possible features.

Is Android 4.4 KitKat better than iOS 7? A short comparison based on possible features.

Smartphones
So far, the Android OS was installed on 1 billion smartphones and tablets all over the world. According to recent news, we are about to witness its reboot. The new version is called Android 4.4 KitKat and it should be launched few weeks after the release of Apple's iOS 7. Will the new operating system from Google be better than iOS 7? Here are some of its possible features. (more…)
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A young girl of only 18 years old reinvents smartphone batteries

A young girl of only 18 years old reinvents smartphone batteries

Science
Esha Khare is a young 18 year old woman from Saratoga, and she could be the one who reinvents our current smartphone batteries. Recently, she won a prize of $50,000 provided by the Intel corporation at International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF). The contest was held in Phoenix, USA, and everyone loved her small device that could be charged in 20 seconds. (more…)
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Is wireless charging real or fad?

Is wireless charging real or fad?

Smartphones
When it comes to technology, people want everything and anything packed into their smartphone. Lately, a new trend is gaining some sort of momentum, and I still can't decide what to think of it. I'm talking about the wireless charging function in mobile phones. In theory, it's great that you can charge your phone without having to insert a single wire in it but, in practice, the technology is not yet there. Let's see how it works and how real is it. (more…)
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iPhone 5S: a review from the future

iPhone 5S: a review from the future

Apple
The smartphone market has been very active in the beginning of 2013 and we are still expecting some more action in the near future as Samsung is preparing to launch the Samsung Galaxy S4 on 14th March 2013. Once this happens, the list of contenders for iPhone 5S will be pretty much complete and Apple will have to match and come on top great smartphone like BlackBerry Z10, HTC One, Sony Xperia Z and Samsung Galaxy SIV (hopefully and most probably). (more…)
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HTC One launched and reviewed

HTC One launched and reviewed

Smartphones
HTC has launched today, 18th February, their tip of the spear smartphone: the HTC ONE. We participated online at the grand unveiling and we summed up the HTC One review for you.It was no mystery that HTC will put all its efforts into this phone in order to ascend to the big league and take on iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S. It seems they have tried really hard and managed to bring to the audience a truly magnificent gadget. (more…)
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