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How to use the S Pen on the Galaxy Note 3: Feature Focus

The Galaxy Note 3 impresses through its size, but there are many other large phones on the market that are nowhere nearly as successful. What really makes the Note 3 stand out is the S Pen, the stylus that adds a lot of functionality to the phone, allowing you to <i>really</i> make use of that expansive …

Apps

Apple working on large screen iPhone, Android makers right all along

For several years Apple was the industry leader for display technology innovations and managed to bring these advancements regularly to the consumer market. It was the first company to release a smartphone with a pixel density greater than 300 ppi, and it was the first company to release a tablet …

iPhone 5

Rumor: Google smartwatch coming “sooner rather than later,” to pack KitKat / Google Now functionality

A new rumor says that Google is working on a Google smartwatch, which should be launched “sooner rather than later,” according to a source familiar with the matter.<p>The device will reportedly be “heavy” into KitKat / Google Now functionality,” although specific details aren’t offered by <i>9to5 Google –</i> …

Google Now

Google teams up with HTC to offer 25-50GB Drive space to HTC devices

HTC fans listen up, Google has a deal for you! In collaboration with HTC, Google is offering up extra Google Drive space for two years to select HTC devices. The deal will apply to both new and existing owners.<p>Here’s how it works: HTC One Max owners simply need to launch up the Google Drive app and …

Google Drive

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is one of the hottest smartphones of the year, and it’s only natural to wonder how this high-end device stacks up against the competition, including Samsung’s other flagship, the Galaxy S4.<p>For sure, the Note 3 and the Galaxy S4 belong to different classes, but they also …

Phones

Samsung posts record profits, again

Samsung Electronics has posted a 26% jump in profits for the three month period ending in September 2013, mainly due to strong smartphone sales and better memory chip revenues. Net income for the quarter was 8.24 trillion won ($7.6bn) up from 6.56tn won during the same period last year. Samsung …

Electronics Industry

The rise of Android’s biggest OEM: The Samsung story

It has been 75 years since Lee Byung-Chull founded Samsung with just 30,000 won (about $28). It would be fair to say that the South Korean company has come a long way since then. In the third quarter of this year Samsung cleared an operating profit of 8.12 trillion won (around $7.4 billion). Much …

Mobile

Samsung is ready to manufacture 64-bit Exynos chips - official

We’ve already heard that Samsung is close to completing the development of a 64-bit Exynos chip, but now we have official confirmation. A director with Samsung’s System LSI division confirmed during a conference call that the chipmaker is ready to manufacture its first 64-bit SoC, reports Korean …

Electronics Industry

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 …

Apps

A Five Year Android User Switches To iOS

On the day of Android’s five year launch anniversary and my fifth consecutive year of using exclusively Android devices, I switched to a yellow …

Nvidia's blueprint for the perfect $199 Android tablet

Last year, the Nexus 7 set a new bar for Android tablets, bringing unheard-of performance and quality to a $199 price point. Part of the credit for that success belongs to Nvidia, whose Kai program was responsible for driving down the cost of components.<p>Now, Nvidia's ready to do it all over again: …

Best cheap Android tablets (January 2018)

While high-end devices are generally the stars of the Android world, there is a growing emphasis into quality on a budget, and that’s very visible in the tablet arena.<p>From companies that are willing to sacrifice profits for the sake of market share, to established players looking to improve their …

If a Ninja had a phone, what would it look like?

Steve Chao, the founder and CEO of QSAlpha, has launched a new Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for his Android based Ninja smartphone. Dubbed a cipherphone, the Quasar IV uses QSAlpha’s Quatrix technology to help users protect their entire digital world including phone calls, email, mobile apps, …

Crowd Funding