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MediaTek Unveils Helio X and P Chips Aimed at High-end Devices, Hopes to Take on Qualcomm

MediaTek Unveils Helio X and P Chips Aimed at High-end Devices, Hopes to Take on Qualcomm

These days, Qualcomm is the most important supplier of processors for most OEMs, as the semiconductor company has a rich portfolio of products for all types of handsets. But some companies also prefer to stick with their own processors, such as Samsung with the newest Galaxy S6, Huawei with its Kirin SoC and others.   There are also companies who don’t have […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Announces its Cheapest Smartphone yet – Redmi 2A for $96

Xiaomi Announces its Cheapest Smartphone yet – Redmi 2A for $96

At a launch event today in Beijing, Lei Jun, the CEO of Xiaomi has announced some new products to celebrate the upcoming 5th birthday of the company which is now being valued at an amazing $45 billion. The Chinese company introduced a special ‘Ladies edition’ of the Mi Note and also the Mi Smart Weight Scale and the Mi Smart Plug Board. Xiaomi […]

     
 
 

10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week

10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week    

Yes, we’re back and our usual Monday roundup with some of the best new Android apps and games that have been released on the Google Play Store is here. This time we’ve got a pretty balanced number of games and apps, so this should please those looking for entertainment and those are interested in tools and productivity-focused utilities. If you […]

     
 
 

Remix is an Android-based 11.6” Ultra-tablet with a Focus on Mobile Productivity

Remix is an Android-based 11.6” Ultra-tablet with a Focus on Mobile Productivity    

Android is a great ecosystem, but sometimes it can’t be hard to use it for productivity means. For that, people usually resort to bigger device with an operating system that isn’t as ‘mobile’ as Android. But not everybody seems to believe that, and that’s why there’s now a Kickstarter project promoting a 11.6-inch Android-based tablet that is said to be […]

     
 
 

Review: Kindle Voyage: Kindle with a Touch of Class

Review: Kindle Voyage: Kindle with a Touch of Class

In a world of increasingly large phones and tablets, Amazon’s Kindle e-book reader is an aberration of sorts. It does not try to ape your phone or computer, but simply sticks to one main task – delivering a book-like reading experience on a digital medium. And while many have said that the bigger phones and tablets left no space for […]

 
     
 
 

DARPA is Working on a Better Alternative to Position-tracking GPS Technology

DARPA is Working on a Better Alternative to Position-tracking GPS Technology

We’re used to thinking of GPS as the single technology out there that can locate our position on the map. Without a doubt, it is the most popular space-based satellite navigation system, but there are alternatives, such as Glonass. However, the vast majority of mobile devices come with GPS, while others opt for including Glonass, as well, for extra-coverage thanks for […]