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.
When you’ve got a design for a watch as ubiquitous as the Casio G-Shock on the market, you’re allowed to be late to the new technology party. This year Casio’s entry in the STB-100 comes in the form of Bluetooth 4.
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Verizon Wireless appears to be making another push into the prepaid market. This latest comes with the introduction of the ALLSET PLANS, which are being touted as offering flexibility along with an affordable price and no annual agreements. Big Red has these plans beginning at $35 per month for regular phones, and at $45 per month for smartphones.
Today the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition has been made available to the likes of Verizon’s 4G LTE network. This device will be essentially identical to the non-Verizon edition, save a number of carrier-specific apps and the ability to connect to Verizon’s 4G LTE network.
It's that time of the month again to look back at how our favorite Android versions have been faring. Since January, however, there has been very little movement in terms of adoption though the basic trend in Android distributions still holds true. Android Jelly Bean still remains king of the hill at 60.
The LG G Flex is getting ready for an international launch, with invitations to the event being sent out now. Currently only available in South Korea, the G Flex is a bit expensive at $950 or so, and we’ll be interested to see the final retail cost when it’s launched internationally. The December third event in Hong Kong should give complete details, even carrier support.
Welcome toTime Machines, where we offer up a selection of mechanical oddities, milestone gadgets and unique inventions to test out your tech-history skills. In the weeks leading up to the biggest gadget show on Earth, we'll be offering a special look at relics from CES' past.
In 2013, Internet Explorer reversed some of its historic losses, Google released Chrome for Android, and Windows 8 surpassed OS X and Windows Vista to become the third most widely used desktop operating system. Compared to last month, Internet Explorer actually fell slightly, declining by 0.45 points. Firefox, Safari, and Opera also fell, down 0.19, 0.08, and 0.06 points, respectively.
This week the Samsung Galaxy S5 is being presented at Verizon with the same sort of release as the HTC One (M8) . When the HTC One (M8) was unveiled last month, the company made clear that they wanted to put as many devices in user hands as possible, offering a buy one get one deal to the masses. Samsung, it seems, is also ready to get in on the party.
Samsung is one of the leading smartphone makers in the world and leads many markets on the back of smartphones like the Galaxy S5 that run Android for the operating system. The popular Galaxy S5 hit pre-order late last month . Another new smartphone from Samsung is now up for pre-order at Verizon and this one is something a bit different.
The LG G Flex has arrived domestically, and we have our hands-on of the newest from LG. Curved, big, and oddly comfortable, the G Flex brings a new thinking to mobile. Our initial reaction is one of curiosity, but will the curve make a difference in how we use a smartphone? When LG announced the G Flex shortly after the Samsung Galaxy Round, many chalked both up to being proofs of concept.
Samsung confirmed the US launch of the Galaxy S4 mini earlier today. There wasn’t anything specific given in terms of launch dates and prices at the time, however Samsung did say the handset would begin arriving in November.
Samsung Galaxy S4 users, as well as those with a Note 2 or S3, will be happy to hear they’re getting the Android 4.3 update very soon. According to a release schedule, the handsets will get the update by the end of the month for all carriers, which will bring Galaxy Gear functionality as well.
One of the talents that helped define the last generation of console games has a new home. Amy Hennig, the creative director and lead writer ofUncharted: Drake's Fortuneand itsPS3 sequelsrecentlyjoined the teamat Visceral Games (best known for theDead Spaceseries),where she'llserve as creative directorfor its in-developmentStar Warstitle.
BBM for Android and iPhone will take a second-attempt at launching today, with BlackBerry’s instant messaging service hitting the Google Play and iOS App Store, though even if you can download it, you won’t necessarily be able to use it.
Opening statements are underway in a San Jose court room, this time in the latest Samsung vs. Apple spat. In laying the groundwork for their defense, Samsung made some bold statements today, even going so far as to say the lawsuit is an “attack on Android”.