OnePlus One “World’s Best Smartphone” Launches April 23

OnePlus One “World’s Best Smartphone” Launches April 23

When seeing the title, you probably thought that HTC is planning another surprise smartphone, but we’re actually talking about a different company here. Not too many would have heard about OnePlus, a company which was created in December, 2013 by┬áPete Lau, who was previously Vice President at Oppo. Since last year, the company has been working hard to produce their […]

     
 
 

Europe to Have One Charger for All Mobile Phones, Global Standard Next?

Europe to Have One Charger for All Mobile Phones, Global Standard Next?

Back in December, last year, we told you that a universal laptop charger standard was in the cards for this year and now we’re hearing reports that the European Union wants to cut down electronic clutter by obliging OEMs to adopt an universal charger for mobile phones and tablets, as well. This way, you won’t have to ditch your previous […]

     
 
 

FreedomPop Unveils Cheap Privacy Phone For $189, Challenges BlackPhone

FreedomPop Unveils Cheap Privacy Phone For $189, Challenges BlackPhone

Privacy is one of the most talked-about topics these, as we expose more and more of our personal data through online accounts and smart mobile devices that we carry around with us always. Back in the beginning we saw Geeksphone and a reputed security expert team up for the Blackphone, which we also saw at the Mobile World Congress from […]

     
 
 

Mobile World Congress 2014 Lineup: Most Affordable Smartphones Presented

Mobile World Congress 2014 Lineup: Most Affordable Smartphones Presented

Mobile World Congress 2014 has come to an end, and after four days of running around all those booths, talking with developers and testing out devices, we’re ready to make a selection for the best affordable smartphones presented this year at MWC. There were a lot of awesome devices from very well known companies, but just as well, there were […]

 
     
 
 

Google’s Project Tango Reinvents How Smartphones See

Google’s Project Tango Reinvents How Smartphones See

Google is known for its technological breakthroughs in both software and hardware, and one of their most recent projects, the Project Tango, is a great example to support this claim. The company wants to revolutionize how smartphone cameras see the world by making them able to create accurate 3D renders of their surroundings. Although Project Tango is still in the […]

     
 
 

Best Unlocked Smartphones Under $300 [Early 2014]

Best Unlocked Smartphones Under $300 [Early 2014]

Smartphone manufacturers have been trying to surpass each-other by going one step further than the competition. While that extra mile has introduced some awesome devices in the market, the prices for premium devices have been stacking up to some pretty high figures, out of the reach of many consumers. However, manufacturers are aware that a big part of the smartphone […]

 
     
 
 

Smartphone Shipments Top One Billion in 2013, Samsung & Apple Leading the Pack

Smartphone Shipments Top One Billion in 2013, Samsung & Apple Leading the Pack

According to market research firm IDC, there have been more than 1 billion smartphones shipped last year, which marks a 38.4% increase from 2012, when 725.3 million units were shipped. Samsung is the world’s biggest vendor, with a 31.3% market share which translates into 313.9 million smartphones; followed by Apple with 153.4 million iPhones, which constitutes a 15.3% share. On […]

     
 
 

Lenovo Blazes Past LG to Become Third Largest Smartphone Vendor in the World

Lenovo Blazes Past LG to Become Third Largest Smartphone Vendor in the World

The Chinese company is on a roll these days. Lenovo, the world’s No.1 PC maker has now displaced LG Mobiles as the world’s No.3 Smartphone maker, as per the latest data released by Gartner. This comes as a big surprise for many, who were thinking LG to come back strong after decent opening for their latest smartphone, the LG G2 […]

     
 
 

Droid Manager: Family Coordinator and Note Taking App

Droid Manager: Family Coordinator and Note Taking App

Ever asked yourself if your kid got home safely or to school in time? Ever wondered what happens to those precious pictures and files if your phone gets stolen? Droid Manager is a simple, feature-filled application that can serve as answer for all those questions, and even more. Designed to work with several platforms, including iOS, Android, Google Chrome, Mozilla […]

     
 
 

If Smartphones Were SuperHeroes…

If Smartphones Were SuperHeroes…

They say that for geeks, their devices are heroes. Well, we decided to go a step further and make them superheroes. And proper superheroes at that – the cape-costume ones. We delved into the annals of comic history and for each flagship device, pulled out a superhero to match. Take a gander at our results: Apple iPhone 5 – Batman […]