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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on: stylus phone at its finest

    It is no secret the star of Samsung‘s IFA 2014 show is the Galaxy Note 4, with many expectations hinging on the company’s next S Pen-toting phablet. Good news for Sammy fans: it does not disappoint. The Galaxy Note 4

    September 3, 2014 • Views: 2704

  • Samsung Gear VR hands-on: a dose of (virtual) reality

    Virtual Reality or VR is pretty much a gaming thing so it was quite surprising to learn that Samsung has decided to get its feet wet with the technology. And yet here is the Gear VR, the first fruit of the collaboration between

    September 3, 2014 • Views: 1195

  • Curved OLED wraps Samsung’s Galaxy Note Edge

    Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 may not have been a surprise, but its Galaxy Note Edge sibling is, taking the S Pen equipped phablet and giving it a curved display that wraps around the right side of the phone. Revealed at Samsung

    September 3, 2014 • Views: 1378

  • Hands-on with Samsung’s Gear S smartwatch

    Is a smartwatch even smarter when it can get online itself? Samsung believes so, hence the new Samsung Gear S, which we’ve been playing with at Samsung Unpacked at IFA 2014. Pairing a curved 2.2-inch Super AMOLED

    September 3, 2014 • Views: 1465

  • HTC Zoe hands-on: an attempt at a new kind of sharing

    As part of its attempt to expand its reach beyond its own hardware and software products, HTC is releasing its Zoe app for the whole world to see and use. But more than just a fancy way to stitch up photos together into a

    August 14, 2014 • Views: 675

  • 5 Things to Love and Hate in the Android L Dev Preview

    It’s been a little more than a month since Google let the cat out of the bag and gave out the developer preview of Android L for developers to test and curious but daring onlookers to try. While the preview wasn’t

    July 28, 2014 • Views: 995

  • Galaxy Gear with null_ ROM Hands-on: a second chance at life

    So Android Wear is out, and the first wave of smartwatches is already on its way. But what if you were an early adopter and purchased the first Samsung Galaxy Gear with your hard earned money? No need to turn green- or teary-eyed

    July 4, 2014 • Views: 5135

  • Todoist Review – Does it get things done?

    For people who are addicted to writing down tasks and to-do lists, the advent of task manager apps on smartphones and tablets seems heaven-sent. But with tons of apps to choose from, and more arriving everyday, it gets more

    July 4, 2014 • Views: 2722

  • Jolla Launcher Alpha hands-on

    Jolla is indeed venturing into the Android world, one step at a time. After giving Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 users a chance to test Sailfish OS itself, the Finnish startup has started the closed alpha run for its Android homescreen

    July 4, 2014 • Views: 637

  • Android TV hands-on: Google’s real living room presence

    Google TV is finally here, but it’s not exactly the Google TV we once knew. Learning from the mistakes that brought its TV thrust to its knees, Google is rebooting it as Android TV and focusing on what it does best:

    June 25, 2014 • Views: 813