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.
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.
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.
The new design editions in the latest BlackBerry Z10 model were outlined at the BlackBerry Live event. Here are some design considerations that have helped in making the device worth of appreciation and style.1. Easier to put in pocket because of curved edges The bottom and the top edges of the Blackberry 10 model have been tapered and rounded in a subtle manner.
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.
The US availability of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear is well underway. The handset has been rolling out to various carriers with Verizon Wireless customers getting access to make a purchase as of late last week. Big Red had pre-orders open, however the general availability kicked off on October 10th.
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.
You don't have to ask Reggie Watts to make music. He just does. As he fumbles around for cords and components in the drawers and bookshelves of his Brooklyn apartment, everything that falls within eyeshot becomes a song.
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.
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.
More than one high-profile vendor showed off a curved-screen TV during their press conferences at the Consumer Electronics Show. But as soon as the show floor opened, it became clear that curved screens weren’t just the provenance of big names like Samsung and LG. Nearly every TV vendor from high to low had a curved screen to parade in its booth.
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