We're all anxious to see ISOCELL cameras implemented in devices because they promise to introduce cameras that are better suited for taking photos and managing the amount of light that the image sensors capture. Samsung has posted a video explaining how it all works. More
Though he calls the slow speeds and unreliable performance of wireless connectivity in the US as unacceptable given what consumers pay, Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son claims that he can fix the "horrible" network if Sprint is allowed to purchase T-Mobile. More
HTC's poor-run of secrets continued recently as a version of the All New HTC One has appeared online. That's nothing new because we've seen a ridiculous amount of leaks reveal details about the dual camera system and confirm the phone's design. More
When Green Throttle Games removed its Android Arena app from Google Play last November, it was assumed that the removal was because the company planned to shut down. Now it appears the doors closed because Google purchased Green Throttle Games. More
Instagram is approaching the two year anniversary of its debut on Android, and the company is today introducing some small changesin its visual design and code to make the app move faster than it has in the past. More
Apple Maps has attracted many iOS fans but not those who rely on public transit. People yet to switch to Maps will have greater incentive in iOS 8, which is set to introduce big changes like directions to places via bus, subway, or rail. More
A federal judge has blocked the National Security Agency from destroying records on the controversial phone surveillance practice unearthed by The Guardian in 2013. The NSA planned to destroy records of metadata collected from telecom companies, but US District Judge Jeffrey White prevented the agency from destroying the records until he is able to hear arguments about the case. The Electronic Frontier Foundation successfully petitioned Judge White to issue the temporary restraining order because the records may be useful for lawsuits filed against NSA for its tactics. The judge will hear arguments from both sides on March 19. More information on the case can be read at Bloomberg.
Jawbone has finally introduced official support for its Jawbone UP24 Wristband. Though the Jawbone Up app has been available since last year, it was incompatible with the UP24 band. Now, Android devices with Bluetooth Smart can connect the band and begin tracking and synchronizing activities. More
HTC obviously isn't excited when its phones leak, but the company says that's just a sign of excitement for its products. How will that affect its position as a premium Rolex of smartphones in the run-up to the All new HTC One debuting in two weeks? More
The upcoming All New HTC One will try to change its photo approach once again by introducing Duo Camera, a camera that uses two lenses to provide more camera effects like refocusing and bokeh. More
Sooner or later, the US arm of Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile, will be sold off to a larger company. T-Mobile Chief Financial Officer Braxton Carter all but admitted as much when he said that it's just a matter of time before there is more consolidation in the wireless industry. More
Apple today announced the availability of iOS 7.1 for its mobile devices today. The latest version of iOS is about addressing some of the annoying problems that have been present since iOS 7 launch last fall, including the random reboots that seemed to occur for no reason. More
The Samsung Galaxy S 4 on T-Mobile is becoming the Galaxy S 4 with Android 4.4 thanks to an update going out in stages right now. T-Mobile has confirmed that the Galaxy S 4 is receiving a 388 MB update delivered through an over-the-air update or the Samsung Kies software for PC or Mac OS. The phone has the improved stability and slight performance gains that comes with Android 4.4, as well as new messaging options, camera settings, and wireless printing.
Samsung has posted its own official hands-on video to detail the features of the Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear Fit, the two wearable devices unveiled a few weeks ago. More
In addition to confirming that Google is releasing a software development kit for Android wearables, Google has reiterated that it is working on expansion plans for Chromecast. Android SVP Sundar Pichai said that Chromecast will launch in "many more countries" in a few weeks, according to a report from The New Web. UK retailer Currys made it clear that Chromecast would launch there in March, but Pichai's comments suggest that won't be the only place outside of the US to get the HDMI streaming media dongle. Chromecast has sold millions of units, according to Pichai, and that number may soon climb as the device goes international.
source: The Next Web