MWC 2014 might be over, but the new smartphone announcements aren’t stopping yet. Aside from the HTC event scheduled later this month, we might be getting an official look at Meizu’s next big smartphone, the Meizu MX4, on Thursday, 6th of March in romantic Paris. Meizu’s upcoming flagship is still mostly shrouded in rumors, which point to two very different configurations..
It may sound shocking or even unbelievable, but Samsung might finally be stopping its antics in cheating benchmarking software. This new and more proper behavior is tipped to arrive on devices that will be updated to Android 4.4. Samsung entered the hall of shame when it was caught red-handed artificially boosting device performance when run with a benchmarking tool. This gave Samsung devices.
Yahoo has just initiated a gradual change in its online services, requiring an actual Yahoo account instead of Facebook or Google credentials. This move might indicate a bigger strategy on Yahoo’s part to reclaim its lost territory on the Internet. Although Yahoo still has its own account system, there came a point in time where it allowed new users to make use of its services without.
The “Snowden Phone”, or it’s more formal name of Privacy Phone, is just one in the latest series of security and privacy conscious smartphones announced of late. Through a combination of encryption, VPN, and cryptocurrency, FreedomPop’s Privacy Phone is advertised as the perfect mobile device for those who mind their mobile footprints, including whistleblowers and.
Owners of other Sony Xperia smartphones need not crave for the latest flagship, at least as far as the camera is concerned. An unofficial port of the Camera app on the Xperia Z2 is now available for other Sony’s devices to install. Except for the size, the Xperia Z2 is somewhat similar to the slightly older Xperia Z1. The megapixel count on both smartphones is the same, clocking at.
This device might have a strange name, but Soap is nothing to take for granted. What looks like a thick 7-inch tablet is actually a smart router on steroids, powered by by nothing less than Android. Routers are a dime a dozen and there are numerous software or firmware available that give those router additional features beyond those provided by the manufacturer. However, those are really.
It seems that Adobe hasn’t totally forgotten about Android yet. It has just released a new app called Revel that gives users a semi-private place to share their photos with family and friends without having to worry about unwanted eyes taking a peek as well. Adobe Revel is practically a photo sharing platform with user access control. But instead of defaulting to sharing everything.
Edging closer to its next big release, XBMC is rolling out the first beta of XBMC codenamed “Gotham”. Among the numerous new features and improvements in this version are a couple of Android-specific changes that improve the software’s performance and abilities on the mobile platform. Perhaps the biggest change is the inclusion of hardware video decoding on Android devices..
Humble Bundle has just announced yet another campaign for Android. Pay what you want for four mobile games, including the water racing Riptide GP2 and territorial strategy Catan, or even six if you get to beat the current average. The first four games lean more towards the casual gaming side. Catan is an oldie but goodie strategy game that might remind you of games like Civilization but.
The new SanDisk microSD memory card is certainly great, but what if you don’t have a microSD card slot? As devices become more reliant on cloud storage, the added microSD slot is just going away. Though not as slim and easy to tuck away, the Data Traveller microDuo — which uses your microUSB slot — might be more useful. The device will be available in memory options up to 64GB, starting.