Samsung has announced the Galaxy S Duos, a new dual-SIM Android 4.0 handset featuring a 4-inch WVGA (480 x 800) display and a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera. Aimed at customers who frequently switch SIM cards, either when crossing international borders or when managing work and personal commitments, the Duos includes what Samsung terms "always on" technology, … Continue reading Samsung announces dual-SIM Galaxy S Duos, available in Europe from September
Security researcher and iOS hacker pod2g has detailed a "serious" security flaw affecting all iPhones that he says could facilitate hackers or thieves to access your personal information. The flaw involves a malicious party spoofing the "reply" to number, essentially forcing you to send an SMS to a different number than the one you initially … Continue reading Security researcher exposes a five-year-old SMS flaw in iOS
According to IDC's latest figures, Android and iOS now account for 85 percent of the 152 million smartphones shipped in Q2 2012. Google's OS powered 68.1 percent of all smartphones sold -- with Samsung making the hardware behind for just under half of those. Apple's smartphones now claim a 16.9 percent marketshare and while plenty … Continue reading IDC: Android and iOS continue to carve up the world, another record quarter for smartphones
Over the past few days, the latest round of purported pictures of Apple's forthcoming iPhone 5 have hit the web. And I can't be the only potential customer who is deflated by what they see. Here's a video from a Japanese Blog showing the casing: In fact, I'll go far enough to say that, if … Continue reading If The iPhone 5 Really Looks Like This, Apple May Be Screwed!
Apple Inc faces an unusual phenomenon when reporting earnings this time around: low expectations. Few are expecting the world's most valuable technology company -- which surpasses Wall Street expectations with near regularity -- to deliver a bumper quarter once more on Tuesday. The main reason: consumers holding out for the new iPhone. Apple may still … Continue reading Are Apple fans learning at last?
There’s certainly no shortage of free Android apps, but a lot of these are really more like free demos: they’re ad-supported “lite” versions with accompanying paid apps, or they’re 30 day trials, or they require you to unlock extra features via in-app purchases or by paying for a monthly account. That’s not a bad thing, … Continue reading 50 Completely Free Android Apps
While Apple has been distancing itself from Google with the introduction of its own mapping service, it looks like Amazon might be following suit in the near future. According to reports online, the company recently bought up a 3D mapping startup, UpNext. The conditions of the deal weren’t mentioned – neither were what Amazon plans … Continue reading Amazon buys UpNext – a 3D mapping startup
Google took the wraps off of the latest version of its operating system, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, at its annual developer conference Wednesday. Set to come to the Nexus series and the Motorola Xoom in mid-July, the OS is being born into a world where its predecessor -– Ice Cream Sandwich -– still hasn’t made … Continue reading Android Shines In 4.1 Jelly Bean Update
College students aren’t just concerned with getting good grades and finding the best parties. More than ever, they’re using their smartphones to navigate life on campus. In a Relationship: College Students and Their Smartphones [INFOGRAPHIC].