Tag Archives: android

The Netbook is Back & Better Than Ever
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Cast your mind back to 2007 with the Asus Eee PC, the first defacto netbook that ran Linux and featured a 7-inch display with 2GB of storage and an Intel celeron processor. This low-powered super cheap little laptop birthed what … Read More

Apple iOS 9 vs Android 6.0 Marshmallow
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Apple iOS 9 vs Android 6.0 Marshmallow Both Apple and Google have unleashed their latest mobile operating systems on the world.  Apple has iOS 9, Google has Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Two completely different takes on a touchscreen user experience. They … Read More

Top 10 Best Free Android Games August 2015
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Top 10 Best Free Android Games August 2015 Now it’s time for me to give you my list of the 10 best free Android games available right now. Number 10: Dead Trigger 2: A fast-paced first person shooter where you … Read More

Samsung announce New 5.5-inch Galaxy A7 smartphone
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Samsung has recently announced their new Galaxy A7 smartphone, which sports a similar premium design ethos of their now retired Galaxy Alpha handset. The device boasts the familiar the full aluminum and unibody construction of the A5 and A3 but now offers more computing horsepower thanks … Read More

LG G Pad 7.0 Unboxing & First Look
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The LG G Pad 7.0 is quality mid-range tablet for an excellent price and in my opinion, it’s further proof that LG are a premium brand with big ambitions. I have previously reviewed the LG G Pad 8.3 and was … Read More

Erasing your Android Device doesn’t remove your personal data
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According to security software vendor Avast, it is quite possible to retrieve a significant amount of data from a factory restored Android device. When selling your old smartphone or tablet, it is prudent to wipe the hard drive first by restoring … Read More

Poll: Which is best, Stock Android or Custom Android?
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Stock Android, Google’s Android operating system is perhaps the most versatile, adaptable and most efficient mobile OS on the planet. Its main competition in Apple’s iOS is simply not at the races when it comes to look and feel, features, … Read More

Why Apple have lost ‘it’
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Over the past 3 years I’ve begun to notice some signs that Apple aren’t quite the company they once were. The iPhone has continued to experience a yearly decline in marketshare, iPad sales are tumbling when compared to their Samsung-based … Read More

Toshiba Excite Pro Review
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The Toshiba Excite Pro is a very powerful and competitively priced tablet that can provide an excellent alternative to an iPad Air. With a gorgeous high quality and rich display and responsive performance, this is one to strongly consider. The … Read More

New Karbonn Smartphone runs both Android & Windows Phone
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Indian smartphone company Karbonn Mobile may not be very well known internationally but they have produced a smartphone that might be quite memorable. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, they were announced as a new Windows Phone partner. Karbonn … Read More

HTC expands Desire range with HTC Desire 610 and 816 handsets
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HTC has introduced two new smartphones to their Desire lineup with the 610 and 816 models at the Mobile World Congress this week. The Desire 610 is described as being a compact entertainment hub and offers a 4.7-inch display, HTC BlinkFeed … Read More

Rumour: Microsoft to bring Android Apps to Windows
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Microsoft has developed a viable mobile platform with Windows 8 but user adoption and reception has been relatively lukewarm. Among the biggest complaints about the operating system, aside from how unsuited the Modern (Metro) UI is for a desktop setting, … Read More

Nokia to debut new Android Smartphone this month
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Nokia are due to unveil their new Android smartphone at the Mobile World Congress, which takes place between the 24th and 27th of February. Thus far, Nokia has focused on delivering handsets running Microsoft’s Windows Phone mobile operating system, however … Read More

Samsung Galaxy S5 to Feature Fingerprint Sensor & 32-bit SoC
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The new Samsung Galaxy S5 will feature a fingerprint scanner like the iPhone 5s along with a 32-Bit system-on-a-chip processor. According to a report from Appleinsider the Samsung smartphone will introduce an on-board biometric sensor for fingerprint identification, as part … Read More

Poll: What Version of Android are you running?
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The OS fragmentation of Android is a very well known issue that doesn’t seem to have gone away. Although for the most part it has been reduced, Google’s failure to adequately work closely enough with manufacturers and with many device … Read More

HP Introduces 6 and 7-inch ‘Voice Tablets’
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As I gear up to review the HP Slate 10 HD, the company has just announced that they will be introducing a pair of 6 and 7-inch tablets with voice calling capabilities. You have to feel sorry for HP, having … Read More

LG G Pad 8.3 Review – An Impressive Android Tablet
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The LG G Pad 8.3, a fine Android tablet. Premium quality build, a decent performer and all for an affordable price point of €319. It’s got an 8.3-inch display with a resolution of 1200 x 1920 pixels and 273 ppi … Read More

Apple to launch 128GB iPad and Cheaper iPhone
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The rumor mill is abuzz once again with speculation and supposed leaked details of yet another couple of upcoming Apple products. As you might have guessed it, the 2013 iPad and iPhone updates are right around the corner with several … Read More

Tech Poll: What is the best alternative Tablet to the iPad?
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Although the smartphone market has quickly become a competitive arena filled with high quality handsets and plenty of choice for consumers, the tablet market continues to be dominated by Apple. With the launch of their updated fourth generation iPad and … Read More

The Secret of Apple’s Success
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Following the recent unveiling of the new iPhone 5, Apple’s share price has hit an all-time high. Its launch was also met with unprecedented pre-order figures. Despite the considerable consumer interest in this new smartphone, industry opinion has been largely … Read More