We’re live in New York covering HTC’s event, and today it’s all Windows Phone 8. HTC’s CEO Peter Chou went on stage to discuss the “beautiful experience” of Windows Phone 8, and how he and Steve Ballmer from Microsoft met to discuss HTC’s new marketing opportunities for “hero phones.” HTC claims to have sold more
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LG debuted its Optimus G “superphone” in New York at a bright-and-early event this morning, and it’s a truly impressive device. Irrespective of the gargantuan specs — and these are huge numbers — the Optimus G is a relatively compact device for its size, with an edge-to-edge 4.7-inch screen. It feels more solid than any
Among the four Windows Phone 8 launch partners, only HTC and Huawei have yet to unveil devices officially. The former is expected to show off the HTC 8X in New York on Wednesday, and rumours are pointing to a rollout of the Huawei Ascend W1 on September 25th. Huawei’s bread and butter to this point
Netflix for iPhone has received a big update today as it prepares for iOS 6 and iPhone 5. While this release does not explicitly support the new 4-inch iPhone 5 screen — that is coming in the next release, the company says — there are some excellent new features that make the app worth the
After three months of heartache, heartbreak and triumph, Teknision’s Chameleon Launcher has hit version 1.0 and is now available to purchase in Google’s Play Store. The story of how the Ottawa team got to this point is, according to a blog post, one of long nights, Tim Horton’s runs and lots of hard, hard work.
Everyone has microUSB cables lying around. The standard is used to charge almost every non-Apple smartphone as well as myriad other products from Bluetooth earpieces to external batteries. When the iPhone 5 was announced, Apple revealed the first product with its new smaller, reversible Lightning connector, meant to replace the nearly ten-year-old 30-pin dock we’re
If you thought that 64GB wasn’t enough to satiate your mobile storage hunger, get ready for a new world of 128GB. Samsung announced recently at its Mobile Solution Forum that the company will begin production of ultra-fast 128GB eMMC chips for use in mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Now let’s not get ahead
The HTC 8X, aka Accord, has not been a well-kept secret for the majority of the summer. Leaked in renders and product manuals, the company’s first Windows Phone 8 device is expected to be announced tomorrow at an event in New York. With a distinctive boxy design and a purple hued back, we’d be remiss
Motorola and Intel have launched what they hope to be the first commercially successful Medfield-powered Android device. With an edge-to-edge 4.3-inch screen and a 2Ghz processor, the device looks on paper to be able to take on the big boys, but Intel is at a disadvantage when it comes to app compatibility; most Android apps
Twitter for iOS and Android have been updated, the former with a new iPad version, as the service moves away from third-party clients in a big way. The first thing you’ll notice, on both versions, is a new profile view, that allows you to upload a larger, high-resolution photo much like Facebook’s cover photo. You