Tagged with: Smartphones

Samsung Vows to Bring Galaxy S IV’s Software to S III and Note II

Samsung Vows to Bring Galaxy S IV’s Software to S III and Note II

Owners of older Samsung smartphones may be feeling envious of the newly announced Galaxy S 4, which is chock-full of new features. They shouldn’t be too worried, however, because the company has promised to bring some of Galaxy S 4's top features to both the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II. Samsung’s vice president of ...

Survey: One-Third of U.S. Drivers Text and Drive

Survey: One-Third of U.S. Drivers Text and Drive

Nearly a third of American drivers apparently have a death wish, based on data released this week by the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC's study is based on data collected in the US during October 2011, and the organization found that approximately one in three American drivers send or read text messages on their cell ...

Sony Unveils Low and Mid-Range Android Phones: Xperia L and SP

Sony Unveils Low and Mid-Range Android Phones: Xperia L and SP

Sony has announced two new Android smartphones on Monday that will join its Xperia range later this year – the Xperia SP and the Xperia L. Both are designed to fill out the refreshed portfolio kicked off by the high-profile launch of the Xperia Z, Sony’s 5-inch flagship Android device with LTE support and a 13-megapixel ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 18, 2013

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 18, 2013

Now that Samsung finally unveiled the Galaxy S IV, does it live up to the hype? The hardware is nice, but not revolutionary. It has a quad-core processor and a 5-inch screen with a better resolution than Retina. It ships with 2 gigs of RAM and up to 64 gigs of memory, which can be added to with a microSD card. Software is ...

Report: Samsung is Planning a ‘Great Escape’ From Android

Report: Samsung is Planning a ‘Great Escape’ From Android

You may have noticed that Samsung rarely said the word “Android” on Thursday while unveiling its new Android-based Galaxy S 4 flagship phone. And according to ABI Research analyst Aapo Markkanen, there’s a very good reason for that: Samsung is trying to distance itself from Android as much as possible in preparation ...

BlackBerry 10 Offers Only 34% of Top iOS, Android Apps

BlackBerry 10 Offers Only 34% of Top iOS, Android Apps

As we’ve said many times before, BlackBerry 10 has an app problem. And now PCMag has taken the time to figure out just how big this problem is and has found that BlackBerry’s new platform offers only 34% of the 102 most popular apps available for iOS and Android. By contrast, PCMag found that Microsoft’s Windows Phone ...

Samsung’s Galaxy S IV: The Next Coming of the… Well, Almost

Samsung’s Galaxy S IV: The Next Coming of the… Well, Almost

With all the pomp and circumstance usually afforded an iDevice, Samsung finally unveiled the much-anticipated Galaxy S IV. The expectations were set so high; many assumed that the GS4 might rival the next coming of the Lord. As smartphones go, this is a tall order – even for Samsung. Samsung says the phone will help us ...

Google Removes Ad-Blocking Software from Google Play

Google Removes Ad-Blocking Software from Google Play

According to a story at Android Police, a number of developers of Android apps which have the capability to block ads in web browsers have received notifications from Google that their apps have been kicked out of the Google Play store and are no longer available for download. The notifications from Google clearly note that ...

CBS Launches Streaming App for iOS

CBS Launches Streaming App for iOS

American TV network CBS has launched a brand new iOS app, optimized for both iPhone/iPod touch and iPad, which will let users stream programming from between 24-hours and eight days after broadcast. Indeed, daytime and late night programming will be available within 24 hours after initial airing, but the majority of ...

How to Watch Samsung’s Galaxy S IV Event Online

How to Watch Samsung’s Galaxy S IV Event Online

We're just hours away from the Samsung Galaxy S IV smartphone launch in New York City, the first time the Korean manufacturer will unveil a device in the U.S. and not overseas. The event — which kicks off at 7:00 p.m. ET at Radio City Music Hall, just blocks away from competitor Apple's flagship store — will be live ...