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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.

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.

November 27, 2013

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas coming to iOS, Android and WP8

We probably saw this coming. Another Grand Theft Auto game will be ported to your smartphones and tablets. Rockstar just announced the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for various mobile operating system.

November 26, 2013

Android 4.4 KitKat & iOS 7 compared!

The latest version of Android has finally reached our Nexus 4 – 4.4 KitKat! Basically, coverage about the new Android treat has been out since the Nexus 5′s announcement already, so figured that this time, we could compare it to its biggest & most talked about competitor, iOS 7.

November 12, 2013

Apple to launch 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones in 2014

Ever since Android smartphones broke the 4-inch and 5-inch screen size barriers, people are asking when Apple will do the same with their iPhone. Seems like it’s finally going to happen as reports say that a 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone are slated to launch next year.

October 09, 2013

O+ Fab 3G, the 7-inch Android tablet phone

We try to avoid using the word phablet but every time we encounter a 7-inch Android tablet with full phone functionality, we still couldn’t find a suitable name for it. This is the same case with the O+ Fab 3G.

October 04, 2013

Apple iPhone 5C Review

The iPhone 5C came as a curious companion to the announcement of the iPhone 5S. It sported the same hardware as the iPhone 5 but premium aluminum body has been replaced by a pastel-colored polycarbonate shell. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5C after the break.

September 30, 2013

Apple iPhone 5S Review

Once a year, Apple would introduce the new model of their very popular iPhone. This year is a first as Apple introduced not one, but two, iPhone models — the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s. So we bought these 2 models to test and review. Check out our full review of the iPhone 5s […]

September 20, 2013

QuickOffice for Android and iOS goes free

Google-owned mobile productivity tool Quickoffice for Android and iOS is now available for free download and comes with free Google Drive storage.

September 12, 2013

Apple iPhone 5C: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

All eyes are on the iPhone 5C right now even if the iPhone 5S is the flagship handset from Apple. Confusion about what the “C” stands for in the iPhone 5C but it’s obvious that “cheap” is not one of them.

August 03, 2013

Google intros Android Device Manager, out this month

As the old adage goes, Better late than never. And that maxim couldn’t be more fitting to describe the announcement of Google’s very own phone finder feature called Android Device Manager.

June 12, 2013

Why Apple is playing catch up with iOS 7

Apple recently unveiled their newest mobile operating system, iOS 7. It’s slated to leave beta somewhere near September, and it does pack in a lot of tempting new features – but somehow, I still find myself hesitant.

March 31, 2013

App in Focus: Photoplay for Android

There’s a new kid in the block that goes by the name of Photoplay and is looking to take on the king of the hill Instagram and be the next big thing in the app industry. Let’s see what this new photo-sharing app has to offer in our full review after the break.

March 07, 2013

Temple Run: Oz now out for Android and iOS

Many of you are probably still playing Temple Run 2, and here we are with another release. Temple Run: Oz incorporates many new elements once again and it does not fail to impress.

February 17, 2013

Google Android: The Best and Worst of

Mobile operating systems is probably one of the most sensitive topics in the industry. Insult one platform and you start a flame war. Let’s move on, shall we? Go back to basics. In the current perspective, what does Android have to offer? What does it lack? Read on and join in the discussion.

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