Don't rub your eyes. That above pic is no mirage. It's a leaked rebate form heralding the Big Red arrival of an actual Illusion -- a 3G Samsung-made one, that is. The form, sent to us by an eagle-eyed tipster, confirms that mysterious Gingerbread phone's imminent November launch, while also outing two other equally un-hyped devices: the BlackBerry Curve 9370 and Casio G'zOne Ravine 2.
If today's report on the sales of the Galaxy S5 are true, Samsung's next release will need to be a doozy. We previously had a chat on what Samsung was potentially getting into with the Galaxy S6 - how they may be working on a "Project Zero", a reboot of the entire series, a re-imagining of the smartphone monster they've created.
The rise of the smartwatch, especially now that Apple has jumped into the fray, has conventional watch brands somewhat scrambling to join the bandwagon. However, not everyone is willing to buy into how current big players like Google, Samsung, and Apple would like to define what a smartwatch is and how it looks like.
If you think it’s been too long since you’ve used a walkie talkie, you may be in luck. Verizon Wireless, America’s most loved/hated carrier, is adding “push to talk” functionality to some of their smartphones. They’re calling it Push To Talk Plus, and it basically does what you’d hope it to: use your phone like a walkie talkie.
Let it not be said that public parks areanti-technology. Over in Boston, city officials are more than happy to try new things in green spaces, including the use of solar-powered smart benches, aka "soofas.
The latest in Galaxy Tab technology comes from Samsung to T-Mobile this summer in the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0. This device was first introduced in April of this year and hit Verizon this June. This version of the Tab will include T-Mobile apps and connectivity with T-Mobile’s 4G LTE. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.
Almost every BlackBerry lover is eagerly awaiting the release of the new BlackBerry passport with a high degree of expectation. Taking this situation into account one cannot help but be jealous of Dan Fransisco, an avid BlackBerry lover, who recently had a chance to play around with the yet-to-be, released BlackBerry Passport.
The Big Red has got more surprises in store for the customers. Aside from the 4G LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 VoLTE Advanced Calling 1.0 , and the early upgrade offers by Verizon , the mobile carrier is believed to releasing the next-generation Motorola Moto X this coming September 26.
It looks like Sony still has bragging rights that thePlayStation 4is the top-selling console. Not to be outdone by the latest NPD report, the PlayStationTwitter account announcedthat the Sony's new console is still outselling theXbox One, for the sixth month in a row.
When it comes to BlackBerry phones, fans have been a wild ride the past few years. At first, a dearth of handsets signaled the end of an era in the eyes of many, while the company admittedly reeled from the iPhone’s entrance onto the smartphone scene. Now that John Chen is leading Blackberry out of the Thorston Heins-fueled RIM doldrums, the company is giving BlackBerry fans what they want.
The Samsung Gear VR is already notable and interesting just for the fact that it completely commoditizes virtual reality by turning the headset into just a smartphone accessory, an accessory to an expensive smartphone at that. Samsung apparently wasn't done yet.
It seems that the last member of the metal clad Galaxy Alpha family is slowly, very slowly, making its way to the US. Briefly sighted at the FCC is a filing for a certain SM-A700H, the model name betraying its identity as the Samsung Galaxy A7. Though not much can be gleaned from this sighting, which is typical of most FCC entries, one curious bit emerges.
These days we could all use a little more mobile bandwidth, and the folks atAT&TandVerizonare giving us some. Let's break it down, shall we? If you're on an AT&T single-line plan or have two to three devices, the companyis now offering3GB of data as opposed to the prior 2GB for$40 per month. And now, the carrier's $70 tier will net you 6GB of bandwidth instead of 4GB.
I am the proud father of three, 3, 9, and 12. I recently upgraded from the Samsung Galaxy S3 to the Sony Xperia Z. Having so many kids warranted a change of pace. Let me tell you, it is mind blowing. I love Android, I love tech and I love my family. Not in that order though. I work hard, play even harder and take care of all that are around me when I can.
The curved smartphone will be sold through AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Sprint, and Best Buy, and will come in Charcoal Black and Frost White color options.Samsung has just announced that its Galaxy Note Edge smartphone will be available in the US starting Nov. 14. It won't be cheap, however.
Remember that time when all you could think about was get that bird flying (flapping? *wink*) through those darned pipes? We are not heralding the return of the app-which-shall-not-be-named, but as much as mindless casual gaming is concerned, Timberman is probably set to give you sleepless and frustrated nights again.
Google is about to determine the future of smartwatches. Whenit announcedAndroid Wear-- its new platform for wearable technology (watches in particular) -- I was in London for an industry trade show, along with a number of wearables manufacturers. I'm not sure the timing was deliberate, but there's no doubt the mood in the room changed once the news broke.
Some say that I'm an Australian. And that as well as being an Engineer, I also enjoy a good game and my Android devices, currently the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Nexus 7. All you need to know though is I review hardware and games, write news, and manage the AndroidSPIN Facebook and Pinterest pages.We’ve already seen a Google Play Store and Gmail app update today, and now there’s an updated Google Play Newsstand to throw in the mix too.Google Play Newsstand version 3.3.