Author Archives: Cory Gunther


Lenovo S5000 tablet announced, budget friendly Nexus 7 competitor

It's no secret that all Android tablet manufacturers will be aiming for the new Nexus 7. Most will fail, and today Lenovo has just announced their newest tablet to take on the 7-inch Google slate. It's called the Lenovo S5000 and while it will likely undercut the N7 in price, it doesn't quite have the same level of top-tier specs. Lets take a look below.

Sony Xperia Z1 hands-on

Sony and their entire Xperia range has been impressive lately with new devices like the Ultra being added, and today we're finally getting our first official and real look at the Xperia Z1. This device has leaked more times than we can count as the Honami, but now we have everything you need to know below. All the waterproof features are still here, only we now have a beautiful metal frame for a design. Check out our hands-on video below.

Sony Lens Cameras get official: Be a photographer with any smartphone

Sony wants to get serious when it comes to smartphone photography, and today they've officially announced their brand new "Lens Cameras" that can attach to any smartphone. We know basically everything already at this point, and previous leaks were 100% accurate, but today Sony just made it all official. They're called the Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100 and we have plenty of picture and details below.

Nexus 5 spotted in Android 4.4 KitKat statue unveiling video

Today has been full of excitement and random news with Google's own Sundar Pichai announcing Android 4.4 will officially be called KitKat. Along with the announcement was our first pictures of the KitKat statue going up on the Google HQ lawn, just like previous years, but something caught a few eagle-eyed viewers eyes. Did Google just accidentally unveil the new LG Nexus 5? Possible, but they quickly pulled the video.

Samsung Galaxy Note III concept render gives us an early preview

The Samsung Galaxy Note III is no secret, and as we all know will be officially unveiled in Berlin tomorrow, September 4th. With leaks appearing almost daily along with new rumors, today we have something a little different. Based on leaked real images of the front panel added to a few other leaks as of late we have a concept (not real) image of what the Galaxy Note III could look like.

Google’s Android reaches 1 billion device activation milestone

Today Google's Senior Vice President and current head of Android Sundar Pichai just shocked the Android world by posting a few beautifully timed posts on his social network pages. For one he has confirmed the next version of Android will be 4.4 (not 5.0) and will be called KitKat. Say goodbye to Key Lime Pie. Not only that, but the Android train cannot be stopped, and we've reached another milestone.

HTC One Vivid Blue to be Carphone Warehouse UK exclusive

Early this morning the folks from HTC finally made that beautiful blue HTC One smartphone we've been talking about the past few weeks official. Announcing it as the Vivid Blue HTC One, and along with it was news of the One Mini enjoying the same color. However, sadly, we can now confirm that won't be coming to the US. At least not that exact color.

HTC Desire 601 brings HTC One features to the mid-range

Just days before the annual IFA event in Berlin kicks off the folks from HTC have just announced two new smartphones to beat the news rush. Bringing the elegant style and awesome features from their popular HTC One series to the mid-range and budget market, sort of. Today we have all the details on the new HTC Desire 601 and budget-aimed Desire 300.

HTC One and Mini in Vivid Blue announced, coming in Q4

The leaked pictures and rumors surrounding a blue version of HTC's popular One smartphone haven't let up. We've seen countless leaks of the hardware, but nothing has been made official, until this evening. HTC has just announced the brand new and stunning looking Vivid Blue HTC One, and along with it comes an HTC One Mini with the same great color.