Qualcomm Snapdragon 820: Should Samsung Ditch Exynos Now?

If you’re using any Android handset, it is most likely powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon in one form or another. When Samsung decided to go for its in-house Exynos system-on-chip (SoC), the only thing it was missing out on was fast-charging as the Snapdragon 810 that powered many flagships of 2015 were faced with a number Read more about Qualcomm Snapdragon 820: Should Samsung Ditch Exynos Now?[…]

2016 Ford F-150: New Tech To Save Disaster Victims

As Ford’s best-selling full-size truck, the Ford F-150 has sufficient strength and endurance to withstand the harshest conditions, making it ideal for use in circumnavigating disaster situations like fires, floods, and earthquakes. Drones company DJI is looking to tap into that aspect of the F-150 and pair it with its technology so that drones can Read more about 2016 Ford F-150: New Tech To Save Disaster Victims[…]

OnePlus X vs Huawei Nexus 6P vs Xiaomi Mi 5: Chinese Three-Way Domination For 2016

Chinese phone makers are quickly becoming the new dominant force in the smartphone market. There are three chief names responsible for this shift in power, and after what they had achieved in 2015 it looks like 2016 may be another big year where we see game-changing releases from Huawei, Xiaomi, and OnePlus. Biggest Player: Huawei Read more about OnePlus X vs Huawei Nexus 6P vs Xiaomi Mi 5: Chinese Three-Way Domination For 2016[…]

OnePlus X To Upgrade Performance, Leaves Biggest Problem Unresolved

Now that we’ve entered a new year, we’re left wondering what OnePlus is up to, seeing that it has really trekked on a path less traveled and doesn’t have a long enough track record with releases to be predictable like other established brands. There is word that instead of the OnePlus 3, which would arrive Read more about OnePlus X To Upgrade Performance, Leaves Biggest Problem Unresolved[…]

Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X & Moto X Pure: Stock Android Dominates Into 2016 For Users

At the end of 2015, all the biggest guns have been brought to the table by the major phone brands. We can observe within the Android community or even phone enthusiasts in general that some heretofore low-key names have stepped up to steal the spotlight. One aspect of note is the increasing preference for large Read more about Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X & Moto X Pure: Stock Android Dominates Into 2016 For Users[…]

PS Vita Closes 2015 Strong In Japan, Xbox One Still Crawling

What applies to the rest of the markets worldwide usually doesn’t apply to Japan. While the PlayStation 4 and its titles do really well worldwide, in Japan the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U are the dominant consoles. And it looks like the PS Vita has also done well for itself for the final week of Read more about PS Vita Closes 2015 Strong In Japan, Xbox One Still Crawling[…]

Uber’s Billionth Ride Proves That No One Can Kill It!

In the face of adversity in many parts of the world from local taxi industries that feel under threat by its presence, on top of many legal entanglements that continue to heap pressure on it, Uber is proving that no force thus far can stop it from growing relentlessly. This comes as the 5 and Read more about Uber’s Billionth Ride Proves That No One Can Kill It![…]

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 vs HP Spectre x360: Productivity Specialists Face-Off

Both the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and the HP Spectre x360 are considered among the best 2-in-1 tablets of 2015. They both go for a starting price of $900 and feature impressive capabilities to make for great price-to-specs value. Whereas the Surface Pro 4 is a tablet with a keyboard, the Spectre x360 is more Read more about Microsoft Surface Pro 4 vs HP Spectre x360: Productivity Specialists Face-Off[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5: The Dark Horse That Foiled Nexus 6P

As far as large phones (phablets) go, everyone is talking about the Nexus 6P. Not only does it receive Android updates sooner than the rest, it sports a magnificent camera, an ergonomic fingerprint sensor placement and among the best in display richness and clarity through 518ppi with AMOLED panels. But the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5: The Dark Horse That Foiled Nexus 6P[…]

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: Microsoft Severely Underestimates Its Own Flagship

Okay, so maybe the Windows OS isn’t as popular as Android or iOS, but that doesn’t take away from the stellar capabilities of the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, a phablet that one cannot go wrong with in 2015 or 2016. Apparently that’s not Microsoft has indicated with its stocking of the flagship. Amidst speculation that Read more about Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: Microsoft Severely Underestimates Its Own Flagship[…]

HTC One M10: BoomSound Hero Could Debut February 2016

Perhaps the HTC One M9, after how heavily it disappointed fans of the HTC One series, will lower the bar for the HTC One M10 when it comes out. Rumors are aplenty for the next installment to the award-winning smartphone series, which has so far seen no more popular release than the HTC One M8. Read more about HTC One M10: BoomSound Hero Could Debut February 2016[…]

Windows Phone Suffers, Microsoft Hardly Bothered

As a last ditch gambit to save themselves after years of poor market share numbers, BlackBerry decided to go with the Android OS for the BlackBerry PRIV. That move has pushed stock numbers up for the company and saved them from extinction in the mobile market. Perhaps Microsoft has its console, gaming, and PC businesses Read more about Windows Phone Suffers, Microsoft Hardly Bothered[…]

Motorola Moto X Pure Edition Pushes Aside Samsung Galaxy S6

Motorola compared to Samsung isn’t as well-recognized in the market, but it seems that Samsung’s position in the flagship segment is waning, both to Apple and smaller brands like Motorola. The Samsung Galaxy S6 may be acknowledged as a brilliant device, but along with slipping up in sales versus the iPhone 6, it is losing Read more about Motorola Moto X Pure Edition Pushes Aside Samsung Galaxy S6[…]

Samsung Galaxy S3 Gets Early Access To Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Despite the capabilities of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy Note 5, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is still a very popular model among users of the Korean brand. The great news is that besides Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the 6.0.1 update is also available for it, though unofficially. This is made possible by CyanogenMod through Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3 Gets Early Access To Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow[…]

Samsung Galaxy S3: Install Android 5.0 Lollipop, It’s Still A Great Deal!

For those Samsung Galaxy S3 owners who have not moved from Android 4.4 KitKat, or those who wants a better version of the Android Lollipop that is steady can opt for a custom Android 5.0 Lollipop. While the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update may be filled with bugs, the custom Lollipop is an excellent choice as Read more about Samsung Galaxy S3: Install Android 5.0 Lollipop, It’s Still A Great Deal![…]

Google Nexus 4 Gets Into Android 6.0 Marshmallow Parade

The Google Nexus 4 is one of the most popular releases in the Nexus lineup, but it is too bad that the 2012 release is not going to get an official update for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It could arrive sometime in the future, but that’s probably a long wait away. Thankfully, there is a custom Read more about Google Nexus 4 Gets Into Android 6.0 Marshmallow Parade[…]

2013 Moto G Invited To Android 6.0 Marshmallow Parade

It has already existed in the market for two years, but the Moto G is still a relevant phone today. It is affordable and for its price the value it delivers is great. The sad news however is that it is not included in the list for the official Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. Users nevertheless Read more about 2013 Moto G Invited To Android 6.0 Marshmallow Parade[…]

Sony Xperia Z5 vs Sony Xperia Z3: Upgrade Not Justified

What does the Sony Xperia Z5 offer consumers that its predecessor, the Sony Xperia Z3, doesn’t? The Xperia Z3+, or in some places known as the Z4, is more of a slight bump in specs to the 2014 flagship so it doesn’t actually qualify as a proper successor. But if you own an Xperia Z3, Read more about Sony Xperia Z5 vs Sony Xperia Z3: Upgrade Not Justified[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9: Different Kinds Of Beauty

Listed among the best smartphones of 2015, the HTC One M9 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge are magnificent devices that can go head-to-head despite being quite different devices. Specs Breakdown Having a wieldy 5.0 inch screen with SLCD3 panels for display, the HTC One M9 produces 1920x1080p resolution with a resulting pixel density of Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9: Different Kinds Of Beauty[…]

Google Seizing Control Of Nexus Flagships For 2016?

Android represents over 80 percent of all smartphone operating systems out there across a great number of brands. But Google who is responsible for the OS isn’t exactly the market leader for smartphones though the Nexus series has been doing very well. With control of Android and a popular smartphone series spearheaded by the Nexus Read more about Google Seizing Control Of Nexus Flagships For 2016?[…]