With Mobile World Congress in full swing, Samsung's oddly quiet about its plans for a Galaxy S II successor. That's okay, because as usual, the rumor mill is hot on clues and the latest rumors hailing from BGR say the Galaxy S III will have some impressive new features.
The smartphone business is no longer about fun and games, it's possibly the toughest part of the tech business right now. But that hasn't stopped Sony's new CEO, Kaz Hirai, from rolling the dice on smartphones, again.
With the way smartphone screens are getting sharper and larger, it's only a matter of time before those ugly black bezels that surround a screen disappear entirely. If any company can design a bezel-less smartphone, it's Samsung.
It's no secret that Android 4.0 ICS has been majorly disappointing. With hardly any hardware that supports it and less than one percent of the Android smartphone and tablet population running ICS, it's practically doomed. A report claims Google might just leapfrog ICS with Android 5.0 Jellybean later this year.
The eagle has landed and the hidden code was real — Google Chrome is now available on Android in beta for smartphones and tablets running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Hello productivity spike!
There's not much that could get me to move faster than a leisurely walk. Except zombies. When threatened by an undead invasion I'd manage to find a bit more spring in my step. It's that kind of motivation the new app/game Zombies Run! counts on.
Steve Jobs parodies used to sell non-Apple products are on the rise, and we should probably get used to that sort of thing. But as loyal techies we should insist that these parodies never be as lame as the latest one to emerge from Taiwan.
Are you still clinging on to your legacy Windows 95/98/XP install? Maybe your netbook is running one of Microsoft's old OSes? Screw Windows Phone 7 and its colorful flat tiles, because now you can install the full desktop copy of Microsoft's operating systems on your Android smartphone.
C'mon everyone, that joke sold itself! But seriously, Google started selling branded watches in its company store in Mountain View, CA for those who wanted to show their love for Chrome, Android and "Google" on their wrists, and now these timepieces are available online.
These days, everybody needs to have an iOS or Android app. Joining the pack is Valve the official Steam companion app. Finally.