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PlayStation 4 Android app launching in mid-November in North America, Europe

Sony on Friday announced that its new PlayStation App for Android will be launched in mid-November in certain markets, just in time for the PlayStation 4 arrival, its brand new gaming console.<p>The app will be available as a free download from the Google Play Store starting with November 13 (North …

Erase Yourself From the Internet With JustDelete.me

Deleting yourself from the Internet is hard work. First, you have to decide where exactly you want to disappear — from social media sites to retailer …

Rumor: Compact Sony Honami “Mini” flagship in the works, to take on the iPhone 5S

Sony is rumored to be working on a smaller Honami handset – a flagship Honami Mini version – that would take on the iPhone 5S this fall.<p>Obviously, the “Honami Mini” is not going to be the official name of the product. It’s just a placeholder name used to describe this particular rumored …

Facebook for Windows Phone 'major' redesign rolling out, no longer beta

Microsoft launched a beta program for its Facebook Windows Phone 8 app in April, and the company is now removing the test tag and rolling it out to existing users this week. The new app has undergone a major redesign, with some new features for high-resolution photo support, post sharing, and the …

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean leak. So what's new?

In case you didn’t know, an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean ROM leaked this week and the most intriguing part of it was that it wasn’t for a Nexus device. The ROM was for the Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition, and was subsequently ported over to the standard GT-I9505 Galaxy S4 (after all they do share the exact …

Samsung to ship two versions of Note 3 – AMOLED and LCD (rumor)

If this report sounds familiar, it’s because we’ve heard it before. Back at the beginning of the year, it was rumored that Samsung would use LCDs instead of AMOLED displays for the Galaxy S4, or use both technologies and ship multiple variants of the phone. As it turned out, Samsung managed to …

What is Stock Android?

Hang around any part of the internet that talks about smartphones long enough, and you'll see people arguing the merits of Stock Android. On one side …

Play Edition phones contain new Camera, wallpaper, and boot animation

If you thought the version of Android installed on the Google Play Editions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One would be identical to AOSP, think again. Reviewers at some media outlets able to get their hands on test units noted a few, relatively minor differences between stock Android 4.2.2 Jelly …

Showdown: Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One

It seems that 2013 is the year that handset manufacturers realized they had to step up their game. The contrasting situations of the two largest Android manufacturers is perhaps the most interesting part about their latest handsets. HTC — at one of the company’s lowest points of all time — released …

HTC employee hints at an HTC One with stock Android

At the I/O, Google announced that a version of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 running stock Android will be for sale later this summer. Could a “Google …

HTC One

Is the Nexus dead? What the Galaxy S4 with pure Android means for Samsung and Google

A few days ago, Google formally unveiled the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition with pure Android. It’s a modified version of the flagship Samsung handset that we first saw announced back in March, and it stands to offer the standard Nexus user experience. What does this mean for Google’s actual line …

HTC One X rumored to get Sense 5.0 in new incoming update, brings Zoe and Blinkfeed along for the ride

Just because the HTC One X is so last year doesn’t mean it’s not going to be treated to some welcome updates, possibly in the near-future. According …

Google Glass will soon be invisible – and the new normal

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Best Android phones of 2013

In the past 12 months, we’ve seen oversized phones (don’t call them phablets) rise to dominance and pretty much becoming the face of the Android smartphone market. Gone are the days of phones with modest 3.5-inch screens, dual-core processors, and limited wireless features. Nowadays, you’ll be …