Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


Huawei Ascend G7 and Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition unveiled

Huawei has rolled out a couple interesting smartphones with the Ascend G7 being unveiled in Germany this week and the Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition being unveiled in China. The Ascend G7 features a 5.5-inch screen with HD resolution and enhanced 4G LTE Cat4 connectivity. The G7 also gets a 13MP rear camera.

ZTE Blade Vec 3G and Vec 4G smartphones rock 5-inch 720p screens

This has been a big week for new smartphones, tablets, and other products to debut with IFA 2014 underway in Germany. Among the products that have debuted are a pair of new smartphones from ZTE including the Blade Vec 3G and the Blade Vec 4G. I'm sure you can guess from the names what the major difference between the two devices is.

Google Play to replace cracked Nexus 5 screens with new devices

One of the worst things that can happen to you as a smartphone owner is dropping your device and cracking the screen. This is annoying because you have to spend money to replace the screen, and those replacements can be expensive. Google Play has kicked off a new screen replacement service that owners of the Nexus 5 smartphone will want to be aware of.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active aims at active business users

Samsung has rolled out a new tablet at IFA 2014 this week called the Galaxy Tab Active. This tablet is aimed at business users that need a tablet that will last all day and is rugged enough to survive the bumps that go along with life on the road. The tablet has an anti-shock covering that allows the internal hardware to survive a drop from 1.2 meters up with the cover on.

Lenovo Vibe X2 packs MT6595 4G LTE True8Core processor

Lenovo has rolled out one of its anticipated devices at IFA 2014 called the Vibe X2. The Vibe X2 leaked before with some images and other details hitting the web late last month. With the official unveil at IFA 2014; we now know all the details on the smartphone. Lenovo says that the X2 is the world's first layered smartphone with the three layer gradient design and it will come in four colors- white, red, gold, and grey.