Just two days to go before HTC shows the world its hand with its All New HTC One flagship. But unless you're a Verizon subscriber or willing to sign up for to their network, you will have to wait in line like everyone else since Verizon will be the only one to sell the device starting on that very day.
Though the Samsung Galaxy S5 is headed to a number of Best Buy stores today, you’ll be amongst a very, very rare few if you happen to be close to one of the stores participating. This week the Galaxy S5 hits pre-order with AT&T, and as Best Buy is one of the few 3rd-party retailers that carries Samsung gear, be it AT&T or otherwise, you’ll find the device there for all the hands-on action you desire. The catch is that only around 100 Best Buy stores in the United States will be showing the Galaxy S5 off today, while the rest will be getting the device in for show inside the next couple of weeks.
If you weren’t entirely convinced that Google’s demonstrations of scanning everything and anything were entirely on-the-level when Project Tango was revealed, it’s time to get taught. The folks at MAKE Magazine have received their demo unit of the Project Tango smartphone from Google’s super secret ATAP group this week, and are jumping right in on the scanning.
It would appear that Verizon may be breaking with tradition on the release of the new HTC One this year. Just as some international brands have revealed, this carrier will be bringing the New HTC One to stores on the 25th of March - the same day the device will be revealed.
The battle between Samsung’s Galaxy smartphone line and the Apple iPhone rages on. The folks behind the ad group Chitika have released a new study which incorporates several angles centering on the web traffic of iOS and Android devices. More specifically, today we’re looking at the web traffic generated by the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Apple iPhone 5 in the months after they were first released last year (and the year before that).
Notoriously accurate pre-release analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has spoken up this week on the future of Amazon. This comes after dishing on Apple for several years, more often than not showing when products would be launching well before they were made official. This week Kuo suggests that the Amazon phone will launch in a timeframe between 3 and 6 months into the future.
If you are anxious to get your hands on the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, the time is getting near when you can buy. Pricing for the new smartphone has been announced by several major carriers, including T-Mobile and US Cellular. T-Mobile is offering the pre-order for the S5 only a day before the HTC One hits the store.
Huawei has backtracked on plans to launch a dual-OS Android and Windows Phone smartphone, saying that despite comments by execs earlier this month, it has no intention of releasing a twin-platform handset any time soon. Chatter of the phone began after Huawei device CMO Shao Yang suggested that the presence of Android might reassure those curious but still skeptical about Windows Phone to take a risk on Microsoft's OS.
OPPO has launched its latest Android smartphone, the OPPO Find 7, promising 50-megapixel photos though using some software and hardware trickery to achieve them. The Find 7 has a 5.5-inch Quad HD 2560 x 1440 display and runs Qualcomm's Snapdragon 801 2.5GHz quadcore processor, but it's likely the camera which will cause most interest (and confusion).