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September 18, 2014

How Apple is undeniably becoming more like Android

Apple feels way more different every year with their announcements, and I do agree with the statement that they’re becoming more like Android with every event. To make a point, I’ve listed down a few scenarios down below to ponder on:

September 11, 2014

Apple Watch versus Android Wear watches

Apple just announced their own version and take on what a smartwatch should be. For them it’s square, has rounded edges, can keep track of your fitness lifestyle, should be classy yet customazible, and a viable extension of your iPhone. While the Apple Watch is not the first one to feature such, it is a […]

August 28, 2013

OS Battle: Google Android vs. Apple iOS

We’re starting a new series on this blog we called “tech battle” where we pit one device, service or platform against another close competitor. But instead of us doing all the leg work and the run-down of the pros and cons of each one, we just let the readers slug it out and vote for […]

June 02, 2012

Apple’s iOS trumps Android in the Mobile Web

A story by Philip Elmer-Dewitt from Fortune points to Apple’s iOS as the king in mobile web usage, crushing Android by a mile. All of iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, etc) have a combined usage of more than 50% of all mobile devices.

December 04, 2014

Chinese handset maker claims Apple stole new iPhone design

Digione, a handset manufacturer in China, sued Apple, Inc. for allegedly stealing its design which can be seen on the Cupertino’s flagship devices, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

November 21, 2014

Five Android Launchers We Love to Use

You might be wondering when we made our “25 Mobile Apps You Need to Download” post yesterday that a category is missing: Home replacement apps, or launchers in layman terms. We felt it deserve another post, so here are a few of those launcher apps that can actually make your everyday smartphone fiddling easy and intuitive.

November 19, 2014

Android Tablet Wars: Nokia N1 vs. HTC Nexus 9

Nokia’s Android-powered N1 tablet announcement last night set the whole tech world up on their feet, and some are even comparing it to recent devices sporting the latest Android software as well. How did it fare against Google’s flagship tablet, the HTC Nexus 9? Find out after the break.

November 07, 2014

Microsoft brings Office to iPhone and Android tablets

Microsoft Office is reaching out to more mobile devices as it releases an iPhone and an Android tablet preview app. Plus, it gives a sneak peek of Office for Windows 10.

October 24, 2014

Android Wear to get GPS support and offline music

Google‘s very own smartwatch operating system, Android Wear, will receive its first major update since its initial release. It will bring some useful features that could make our wrist computers better.

September 30, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review

Perhaps the device that got the most curiosity from Apple’s recent announcement is the iPhone 6 Plus. Apple not only introduced a bigger iPhone, it also paired it with another phablet iPhone. Check out our full review of the iPhone 6 Plus below.

September 25, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 Review

The year 2014 marked a huge step in Apple’s direction as well as a landmark in the new leadership under Tim Cook. This is also the year that the iPhone has significantly grown, not only in sales, but also in display size. Check out our full review of the iPhone 6 after the break.

September 19, 2014

Android L to feature security encryption out of the box

In light of recent government espionage and leakage of intimate photos of celebrities online, handset software companies are now upping the ante on security on their mobile phones. Apple started the privacy fight with a stronger encryption with iOS 8 encryption and two-factor iCloud, and now Google is following suit with Android L’s device encryption […]

September 11, 2014

5 “innovations” for iPhone 6 not new to Android phones

Apple already unveiled its newest handsets – the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Along with them come features that are pleasant and new to the ears of iFans but have already been experienced by Android users for quite some time now. We list down these features for comparison’s sake.

August 13, 2014

App in Focus: Agoda for Android

In line with the growing number of smartphone users around the world, Agoda Company Pte Ltd, one of Asia’s largest and most popular accommodation booking sites, has released an app on iTunes App Store, Windows Phone Store and Google Play Store. Today, we’re going to take a closer look at the Android version of the […]

August 12, 2014

NVidia unveils Tegra K1 Denver, 64-bit processor for Android

Nearly a year after the Apple A7 processor made its debut alongside the iPhone 5S, it’s Android’s turn to get a taste of 64-bit processor with NVidia leading the charge with its recently announced NVidia Tegra K1 Denver.

July 11, 2014

All-glass iPhone and iPad could be Apple’s secret weapon

The iPhone 6, based from the renderings and mock-ups we’ve seen, is likely to sport an all-aluminum rear shell with its display made of tough sapphire glass. Well Apple has just been granted a patent that will enable the company to make an all-glass housing for its wide range of devices. Could this give the […]

June 26, 2014

Expect a new look from Android across platforms

Earlier today, Google has shown the public of what the new Android “L” will look like when it is officially released. With it, the company announced a new universal design language called Material Design that aims to give a consistent, unified look across platforms.

June 26, 2014

Google calls out Apple: “We already did these 5 years ago”

During the recently-concluded I/O conference, Google somehow retaliated back at Apple after they insulted them earlier this month saying, “Android dominates the market in malware”. To which Google said that what they’re doing now isn’t new at all and has already been done by Android years ago.

June 08, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 – what we know so far

Many are looking forward to the arrival of Apple’s upcoming flagship smartphone – the iPhone 6. There have been rumors here and there right from its alleged specs, features, and down to what its form factor could look like. We’ve compiled what we currently know about this device to give you a general idea on […]

June 04, 2014

Android 4.4.3 now rolling out to Nexus and GPe devices

Yesterday proved to be a big day for Apple as the company released the latest iteration of their mobile OS. Not to be outdone by their rival, Google also began seeding factory images of the revamped Android KitKat version 4.4.3 for all supported Nexus and GPE devices.

June 03, 2014

5 iOS 8 features already found on Android

Apple has talked a lot about their new mobile operating system, iOS 8, in WWDC 2014. While there were no extreme changes and hardware announcements, we all got a bunch of small improvements aimed at big changes. However, most of the new additions sound completely familiar, for non-iOS users at least. Now where have we seen these features […]

March 28, 2014

Reports show Android is more stable than iOS

We’ve come across a report that while apps on Gingerbread crashed the most, Android is consistently more stable compared to iOS. We have the details after the break.

March 28, 2014

MS Office Mobile now free on iPhone and Android

Along with the release of Office for iPad, Microsoft is now making Office Mobile free on the iPhone and Android smartphones.

January 15, 2014

Huawei Tron; $150 Tegra-powered Android console

With so many devices being unveiled almost simultaneously at CES, it’s easy to lose track on some of the new gadgets at the convention. And one of the things we almost missed out on is this inexpensive gaming console from Huawei called Tron.

December 10, 2013

New i-FlashDrive HD Gen2 now supports Android

Right around this time last year, we stumbled upon this nifty accessory from PhotoFast called i-FlashDrive HD which allows users to transfer their files from supported iDevice to their computer.

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