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Biometrics cage fight: Galaxy S5 Finger Scanner vs iPhone 5s Touch ID

Biometrics cage fight: Galaxy S5 Finger Scanner vs iPhone 5s Touch ID

posted: 11 Apr 2014, 08:41

Apple shifted the mobile biometry paradigm with a unique Touch ID sensor embedded in the home key that actually "senses" your fingerprint the second you lay your digit on the home key. Samsung was apparently bent to...

Take photos on the sly with the new Covr case for the Apple iPhone

Take photos on the sly with the new Covr case for the Apple iPhone

posted: 07 Apr 2014, 12:17

The Covr is a case for the Apple iPhone 5s and Apple iPhone 5, that allows you to use a one-handed grip to snap photographs using the phone, on the sly. The case was developed by a former photojournalist, so you know...

Xiaomi joins Apple and Samsung in the list of best-selling devices for February 2014

Xiaomi joins Apple and Samsung in the list of best-selling devices for February 2014

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 09:22

A recent report, released by Technology Market Research company Counterpoint, reveals that Xiaomi has somewhat succeeded in breaking the Apple-Samsung hegemony and now has not one, but two devices...

Galaxy S5 vs One (M8) vs iPhone5s drop test pays a tribute to HTC's build quality (video)

Galaxy S5 vs One (M8) vs iPhone5s drop test pays a tribute to HTC's build quality (video)

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 04:16

The HTC One (M8) and the Galaxy S5 have barely been out, and they are already undergoing visits to the torture chamber - first with tests of their water resistance, and now with an impromptu...

Lumia 930 vs Xperia Z2 vs iPhone 5s: specs comparison

Lumia 930 vs Xperia Z2 vs iPhone 5s: specs comparison

posted: 02 Apr 2014, 14:08

Two of the heavy-hitters Nokia's new Lumia 930 will have have to face, once it gets released this June, are the Sony Xperia Z2 and, naturally, the Apple iPhone 5s. Frankly, these are all top-shelf devices, and the Lumia 930 can fit into...

Nokia Lumia 1520 tops our blind camera comparison while Nexus 5 ends up last; HTC One (M8) finishes sixth

Nokia Lumia 1520 tops our blind camera comparison while Nexus 5 ends up last; HTC One (M8) finishes sixth

posted: 31 Mar 2014, 05:03

Blind camera comparisons are a great indicator of which phone takes best photos. Bias is brought down to a minimum since voters pick the images they like best, without knowing...

Front-facing camera comparison: LG G Pro 2 vs LG G2, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, HTC One (2013),  Xperia Z1, iPhone 5s, and Nexus 5

Front-facing camera comparison: LG G Pro 2 vs LG G2, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, HTC One (2013), Xperia Z1, iPhone 5s, and Nexus 5

posted: 26 Mar 2014, 10:35

Today, we're pitting the front-facing cameras of eight major flagships currently on the market against each other and taking scores. We will be...

Best HTC One (M8) alternatives

Best HTC One (M8) alternatives

posted: 26 Mar 2014, 07:53

The new HTC One (M8) has gone official, and it’s already available for purchase on major US carriers…

HTC One (M8) gets a pompous LCD screen, has larger color gamut than iPhone 5s and Nexus 5

HTC One (M8) gets a pompous LCD screen, has larger color gamut than iPhone 5s and Nexus 5

posted: 25 Mar 2014, 10:45

Along with an enhanced, metal chassis and a bunch of new additions under the hood, the new HTC One (2014) has also gotten a larger, 5" display with superior quality, compared to what its predecessor...

Apple sells its 500 millionth Apple iPhone

Apple sells its 500 millionth Apple iPhone

posted: 25 Mar 2014, 10:27

Edward Snyder, an analyst at Charter Equity Research, told the New York Times in March 2008 that Apple would have a hard time reaching Steve Jobs' goal of selling 10 million of his new-fangled iPhone device in 2008. Snyder pointed out that Nokia...

HTC One (M8) vs LG G2 vs iPhone 5s: specs comparison

HTC One (M8) vs LG G2 vs iPhone 5s: specs comparison

posted: 25 Mar 2014, 10:15

In case you somehow missed the news flood, the long-awaited HTC One 2014 just got official. A rite of passage ritual is, then, in order. Instead of lighting incense, however, we usually like to celebrate new flagship announcements by...

The answer is blowin' in the wind, thanks to Vaavud's smartphone accessory and app

The answer is blowin' in the wind, thanks to Vaavud's smartphone accessory and app

posted: 23 Mar 2014, 22:00

Vaavud has taken its funding needs from a successful Kickstarter campaign, to a group of angel investors that put $375,000 into the company. Vaavud uses a smartphone, an app, and a rather low-tech device...

A million iPhones sold by China Mobile up until now, far from predicted amounts

A million iPhones sold by China Mobile up until now, far from predicted amounts

posted: 20 Mar 2014, 10:48

China Mobile today announced that it has sold roughly 1.3 million 4G-enabled smartphones since mid-January. The largest mobile carrier in the world said that most of these, roughly a million, were iPhones....

Apple iPhone 5s overheats and warps

Apple iPhone 5s overheats and warps

posted: 18 Mar 2014, 23:19

Hey, look at that phone bend! That has got to be the LG G Flex, right? Uh, no. Actually, the warped phone in the series of pictures below is the Apple iPhone 5s. One of our loyal readers sent us a picture of a co-worker's iPhone and this particular unit...

Apple iPhone 5s continues to be the top selling smartphone in Japan

Apple iPhone 5s continues to be the top selling smartphone in Japan

posted: 14 Mar 2014, 17:40

A survey done in Japan by BCN reveals that the Apple iPhone 5s is the top smartphone in the country. BCN, which measures sales of electronic gadgets in Japan, found that the iPhone 5s had 44.5% of the Japanese smartphone...

Soldier's life saved by his Apple iPhone 5s; Apple waits three months to reward this hero

Soldier's life saved by his Apple iPhone 5s; Apple waits three months to reward this hero

posted: 12 Mar 2014, 20:44

The Apple iPhone 5s has a lot of cool features including a fingerprint scanner embedded in the home button. But nowhere will you find any documentation stating that the phone is supposed to...

Apple releases iOS 7.1

Apple releases iOS 7.1

posted: 10 Mar 2014, 14:43

At last, Apple has released iOS 7.1, which includes a number of improvements and bug fixes. The new build of Apple's mobile OS includes CarPlay, introduced at the Geneva Motor Show last week. With this feature, and an Apple iPhone 5 or higher, the user can control certain...

One of five active Apple iPhone models is the Apple iPhone 5s

One of five active Apple iPhone models is the Apple iPhone 5s

posted: 08 Mar 2014, 01:38

Analytics firm Mixpanel has just released some stats showing that the Apple iPhone 5s now makes up 19.31% of active iPhone models. The model was on track to surpass the Apple iPhone 4s which was the model in use by over 23%...

Case for the Apple iPhone tracks your health

Case for the Apple iPhone tracks your health

posted: 06 Mar 2014, 01:07

A new case for the Apple iPhone not only keeps your handset healthy, it also keeps you healthy. Produced by Scanadu, the "Wello" iPhone case uses built in sensors to track your blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, blood oxygen levels and can...

Apple iPhone 5s still ringing up sales, say Wall Street firms

Apple iPhone 5s still ringing up sales, say Wall Street firms

posted: 05 Mar 2014, 18:16

According to Canadian brokerage house Canaccord Genuity, the Apple iPhone 5s has been the top selling smartphone at the four major U.S. carriers from October through last month. The brokerage firm's iPhone analyst, Michael...

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