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.
BlackBerry released its latest smartphone the Classic last week. The device has already received numerous positive reviews. The Classic helps people rediscover the advantages of a smartphone with a physical keyboard. It has got all the features that you would find in a typical smartphone. It has also got some other features that you wouldn’t find in an Android or iOS phone.
Under Armour just outed its ownfitness-tracking appat last month's CES, but the company seems keen on continually improving its software arsenal. To do so, the Baltimore-basedsports outfitterpaid $85 million in early JanuaryEndomondo: an app for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry that keeps tabs on data from running, walking, cycling and other distance sports.
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.
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.
Although HTC did have a bit of a presence at CES 2015 a few weeks ago, it will be at MWC 2015 in March when it plans to make a big splash. Of course, it will have a smartphone, the expected successor to the HTC One M8, unsurprisingly codenamed the M9 for now.
But you didn’t see anyone lining up to buy a Samsung, or anything other than an iPhone, in those days.Things started to change with the first “Next Big Thing” spot. Just like Apple poked fun at Microsoft with its “I’m a Mac” campaign in the 2000s, Samsung’s goal was to tap into the same strategy — a little guy taking swings at the dominant player in the industry — and for a while it worked.
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.
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.
BlackBerry boss John Chen has promised an old-school handset for QWERTY lovers, penning an open-letter to fans of the form-factor in which he expresses his hopes that the BlackBerry Classic will fit the bill.
Don't call it a comeback. Okay, maybe you should: Google wants torevive Walletafter seeing how popular Apple Pay has been, according toThe Wall Street Journal. To do so, Mountain View is apparently in the early stages of a deal to take ownership of thecarrier-owned Softcardas part of this Lazarus act for its mobile payment system.