Perhaps you’ve asked yourself if pictures, videos, and words have been showing up more quickly than before inside Facebook’s flagship mobile app. Well, they have been. Today Facebook engineers are talking about the hard work they’ve done recently to speed up rendering for Facebook’s iOS and Android apps. For the Facebook iOS app, engineers some […]
Smartphone preference is always a hot topic among enthusiasts, with the iPhone vs. Android rivalry being the most obvious one since the smartphone revolution started by the original iPhone eight years ago. While Google’s Android is the...Show More Summary
ZTE has just revealed a new mid-range Android smartphone, the 5-inch ZTE Blade S6, that will use Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. It will also have Qualcomm's Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor inside for a price of $249.99.
Samsung's flagship phone, the Galaxy S5, has almost everything that anyone would want in an Android phone. Though it is devoid of any flashy features and looks more like an S4 with its design, the handset is extremely reliable and performs well for work and play.
Samsung is attempting to replace your workstation with the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2. It's big screen and features trump other Android tablets, but can it go head to head with other laptop hybrid gadgets, such as the Lenovo Yoga or...Show More Summary
The difference between Android and iOS hardware–Android having the market share, Apple making most of the profits–was mirrored in last year’s app downloads, reports mobile analytics firm App Annie. Its 2014 retrospective revealed that the Google Play Store saw 60% more downloads than the iOS App Store, but iOS apps made around 70% more money. Re/code notes that […]
Apple just isn’t selling a lot of iPhones to people around the world — it’s doing so at the expense of Android. In the all-important holiday quarter, Apple earned $3.06 a share on $74.6 billion in revenue, a jump of 30% over 2014. Perhaps...Show More Summary
Wargaming’s award-winning mobile tank battler, World of Tanks Blitz, has been updated with an all new map and a selection of British tanks. Update 1.6 launched on iOS and Android on the 21st of January. The British line includes nine iconic British tanks from throughout history. Show More Summary
Downloads still aren't translating to dollars for Google and developers who create applications for its Play store for Android devices, as Apple's iOS App Store remains far and away the most profitable digital storefront, according to the latest data.
If you're looking to buy a new Android phone sometime soon, you might want to hold off until next month. Motorola is offering a decent discount that cuts $140 off any purchase of $449 or more through its website — meaning you can get the 64GB Moto X off-contract for $360 instead of $500 (via The Verge). Show More Summary
Digital photography has undoubtedly made the “art” of picture-taking a more practical, economical and accessible activity for the modern consumer – a practice where quantity is boundless and quality is subject to, more often than not… The post Prynt, the First Instant Camera Case for iPhone and Android appeared first on Highsnobiety.
Marketed as the most secure Android handset available, the BlackPhone wasn’t completely safe from hackers’ attacks, as a recently discovered — and fixed — vulnerability in the phone’s instant messaging application could give them access...Show More Summary
More people than ever are switching to iPhone, or are seriously considering making the move, and one of the things you'll want to bring with you is any music or audio you've been listening to on your old Android phone. Apple has been...Show More Summary
Both the developer and unlocked editions of the HTC One M8 have received Lollipop updates, but now it's time for owners in Europe to receive the sweet goodness. Jeff Gordon, Senior Global Online Communications Manager at HTC Corp, has confirmed on Twitter today that the software update is now rolling out for the handset in Europe.
Following in the footsteps of Apple, Amazon has decided to ban a popular BitTorrent client because it "can be used to facilitate piracy." The developer of the FrostWire Android app is perplexed and stresses that his software only promotes free and legal downloads. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and anonymous VPN services.
Just three weeks after announcing the acquisition of Zip Phone, India-based messaging app Hike has updated its Android app with a voice-calling feature. When Hike bought Y Combinator-backed Zip Phone, which allows users to make Wi-Fi-enabled...Show More Summary