Think your current smartphone screen is sharp enough? You ain’t seen nothing yet. Sharp has announced that production of its 443ppi five-inch 1920×1080 resolution LCD display has begun in earnest, likely after years of demos and prototypes. The full 1080p resolution is way beyond what the human eye can distinguish, so talks of Retina displays and all that will
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The quest for mainstream acceptance is a difficult one for CyanogenMOD and its open-source peers. Users have to sift through countless forums and lists of instructions to learn how to root and hack their Android phones, often with distratrous results. While the initiation process is getting easier, it’s still not as easy as we’d like.
A couple weeks back, Facebook Messenger for Android was updated with some very nice improvements to the app’s overall functionality and its looks. The most notable feature was a new swipe-to-the-left-from-anywhere menu to show you who’s online in your chat group. You could also hold down on a name to add him or her to your favourites
Day 5 of Google’s $0.25 app celebration includes Scramble With Friends, Gravity Guy, Nova Launcher Prime, others
The final day of Google’s 25c app extravaganza is here, and the list is much of the same as the previous four days: games, tools and a few interesting miscellany. While the list this time has focused mostly on entertainment, apps like Nova Launcher Prime, which is arguably the best alternative launcher on the
We’re big fans of the BBC around here. When the global arm of the British Broadcasting Corporation opened its iPlayer app to Canadians earlier this year, I was thrilled. BBC puts out of some of the best television on the planet: from Fawlty Towers to Top Gear to Spooks, there’s a commitment to good programming.
Sony’s aging Tablet S still has some love to give. The company recently updated the Tegra 2-powered tablet to Android 4.0.3 and has now pushed another update bringing it in line with its Xperia Tablet S sibling. One of the best features it’s received is Guest Mode, where users to log into a separate profile
Tim Cook took to the internet this morning to apologize for the pseudo-fiasco that is iOS 6 Maps. In particular, he apologized for not being forthcoming during the product’s launch: Maps is not yet a finished product, nor should it be featured as a singular reason to update from iOS 5 to 6. In fact,
It’s been a long time coming, but one of the most enjoyable “freemium” games for iOS, Jetpack Joyride, is now available on Android. It was released a few weeks ago as a Kindle Fire exclusive, but thankfully for us Canadians that deal has reached its end. The game runs really well on the latest hardware
Google has quietly been enjoying the success of its far-superior Maps application, both through its Motorola subsidiary and through its own brand. Earlier this week, Motorola released a contentious ad dubbed ‘iLost’ meant to show that Google Maps is better at parsing map data than the iOS 6 Maps app. While Motorola was accused of