Samsung Galaxy S7: Free Gear VR Fails To Boost Pre-Orders

One would expect Samsung to perform spectacularly in South Korea given the amount of attention the company has paid to its home market. Software updates typically reach Koreans before other markets and there are often more great deals involving the brand there. So it comes as a little bit of a shocker that pre-order sales Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7: Free Gear VR Fails To Boost Pre-Orders[…]

Android 7.0 Nutella: Haven’t Gotten Marshmallow? Sucks To Be You!

The Android Beta Program is rolling out, the Android N Developer Preview has already been shown, and the roadmap for the arrival of Android 7.0 N – which is likely to be named Nutella – has been laid out. For whoever hasn’t received Android 6.0 Marshmallow, well, it sucks to be you. We’re looking at Read more about Android 7.0 Nutella: Haven’t Gotten Marshmallow? Sucks To Be You![…]

Nintendo Wii U Doesn’t Live Up To GameCube – Far Behind PS4, Xbox One

When the Nintendo Wii U was introduced to be a successor to the Wii, it took the sort of interactive family-friendly gaming experience to another level and continued to distinguish itself from the rivals Xbox and PlayStation. A year later the PS4 and Xbox One were released to commercial success, comfortably beating out the Wii Read more about Nintendo Wii U Doesn’t Live Up To GameCube – Far Behind PS4, Xbox One[…]

HTC Re-Vived: Bouncing Back After Financial Report Gloom

Fingers were crossed when the HTC Vive was launched. There was simply no choice, the VR device had to be a success. Over 15,000 sales later, HTC has achieved a stock price increase of 19.75 percent and the Taiwanese tech company can breathe a sigh of relief as it pushes on it its fight for Read more about HTC Re-Vived: Bouncing Back After Financial Report Gloom[…]

Google Nexus Flagships Seized By HTC Until 2018?

Reports of HTC taking over manufacturing responsibilities of the Google Nexus 6P and 5X sequels are nothing new. In fact Huawei was apparently reported to be getting in on the act at one point, though that would definitely not be the case if this new rumor proves true. There is word going about that HTC Read more about Google Nexus Flagships Seized By HTC Until 2018?[…]

OnePlus 2 Gets Bug Fixes, New Camera Capabilities!

Plenty of OnePlus 2 users are quite bummed out that the latest flagship from the new Chinese OEM doesn’t Android 6.0 Marshmallow yet with no timing given on the seeding of the update to their devices. As a consolation OnePlus has offered an OxygenOS update (version 2.2.1) that may not have the Doze feature or Read more about OnePlus 2 Gets Bug Fixes, New Camera Capabilities![…]

Sony Xperia Z5 Skips Adoptable Storage On Marshmallow?

The good news to the bad news that the Sony Xperia Z5 is the last device in its series is that Android 6.0 Marshmallow has begun to roll out to the device worldwide. It was initiated on March 7 and spans from the US to Saudi Arabia to many more countries. The Xperia Z3+ and Read more about Sony Xperia Z5 Skips Adoptable Storage On Marshmallow?[…]

4chan Founder Working For Google+?

Those who frequent 4chan should know that while there are cool interest-based boards there, it is also a dark part of the Internet. Nevertheless, it is an that’s as big as it is controversial after being responsible for The Fappening and apparently being the home of hackers Anonymous. The founder of 4chan, Christopher Poole or Read more about 4chan Founder Working For Google+?[…]

HTC 10 Aims At Samsung – Ditches Gun Metal, Champagne Gold Colors

With the amount of leaks happening for the HTC One M10, one wonders why the company should bother with an official unveiling event. After pictures of the device have surfaced online sporting both black and white exteriors, we can now see the phone in several 3D renders wearing four different color combinations. There is the Read more about HTC 10 Aims At Samsung – Ditches Gun Metal, Champagne Gold Colors[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Still Lost As Xperia Z5 Gets Marshmallow Globally

Samsung is still going strong with a sequel to the Samsung Galaxy S6 whereas Sony has decided that the Z series ends with the Sony Xperia Z5. Nonetheless, Sony has given its 2015 flagships closure by seeding the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to the devices worldwide. As for Samsung? Well, last month it was reported Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Still Lost As Xperia Z5 Gets Marshmallow Globally[…]

Nintendo Wii U: Failing Successor To GameCube

There have been reports in Japan that the Nintendo Wii U is facing stock issues as shops seem to be running out of units to sell. Is it because the console is booming? Actually, it’s quite contrary is happening. Apparently the supply of the Wii U is being limited in order to avoid having unsold Read more about Nintendo Wii U: Failing Successor To GameCube[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7: Sony Loses At Its Own Game

Samsung has been known to produce smartphone parts for the other brands, most notably display panels for several iterations of the iPhone. Its pride regarding the company’s in-house technology prowess has led it to totally abandoning the Snapdragon SoC for Exynos in the Samsung Galaxy S6. The world’s biggest smartphone OEM also knows how to Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7: Sony Loses At Its Own Game[…]

HTC One A9: Bittersweet News For Unlocked Device

When given the chance, many folks would typically opt for unlocked smartphones to be free from the clutches of carriers or if they usually like to switch telco providers. Those who are making the choice to purchase the unlocked HTC One A9 should look at something else while those who already did can’t get support Read more about HTC One A9: Bittersweet News For Unlocked Device[…]

HTC One M9: HTC 10 Name Confirms Series Demise

Rumors and leaks from smartphone oracle Evan Blass have proven to be mostly correct for the Samsung Galaxy S7/Edge and LG G5, so there is little reason to doubt that his latest scoop is a hoax. The guy simply mentioned “HTC 10” in a tweet and it was enough to send everyone into a little Read more about HTC One M9: HTC 10 Name Confirms Series Demise[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Moto X Pure Edition: An Easy Decision?

Between the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Motorola Moto X Pure Edition, it seems quite obvious that both devices are quite tied in terms of performance specs, but it doesn’t reflect their price tag disparity. So is the Note 5 justified in being the pricier device? While the Note 5 uses an octa-core Exynos 7420 Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Moto X Pure Edition: An Easy Decision?[…]

Sony Xperia Z5: Support Cut Off After Marshmallow Update?

It’s funny that more people complain about Samsung being slow on updates when the Samsung Galaxy S6 has received the Marshmallow update while the Sony Xperia Z5 is still on Lollipop. Anyway, Sony has tentatively confirmed the roll out date of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the Sony Xperia Z5, Z3+, and Z4 Tablet in Read more about Sony Xperia Z5: Support Cut Off After Marshmallow Update?[…]

HTC One A9 Wipes Off HTC One M9 – Taking Out The Trash?

A sharp shift in direction has apparently been taken by HTC after three generations of devices built with all-metal unibody complemented by special front-facing BoomSound Dolby Audio speakers. The traits that proved successful for the HTC One M8 has not translated well to the One M9, which has prompted the decision to ditch them in Read more about HTC One A9 Wipes Off HTC One M9 – Taking Out The Trash?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7: Threatened By Software Weakness

The launch of Android Lollipop for Samsung devices didn’t go so smoothly last time. With Android Marshmallow and the Samsung Galaxy S6/Edge the company was once again given an opportunity to make amends, but judging from the response of users it is safe to say they messed up again. The Samsung Galaxy S6/Edge devices are Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7: Threatened By Software Weakness[…]

Samsung Pay vs Apple Pay vs Android Pay: The Race Is On!

Samsung and Apple are not only competing in terms of smartphone hardware and OS, but also on their pay services. Besides these two there is also Android Pay, which has plenty of potential because it covers other Android devices cover a huge variety of brands. In terms of absolute numbers of subscribers, Apple leads both Read more about Samsung Pay vs Apple Pay vs Android Pay: The Race Is On![…]