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Design Contrast: Is The Apple Watch Better Than Wear?

Over the past couple of days, a lot of Apple Watch information hit the internet. Colorful reviews, videos, comments and a lot of discussion ensued, and now we have a better look at Apple’s wearable competitor. The Apple Watch has been expected for a few years now, and analysts predicted that it would be the...

Huawei Leak Reveals Premium Devices

On the same day that they announce their latest budget Smartphone, photos and specs have leaked of their next two premium devices, the Huawei P8 and P8 Lite. Whilst we expect the two devices to be unveiled at an event in London on April the 15th after invites were sent out last month, we can...

Let Them Stare at Your M9+ in Disbelief

I’ve been meaning to write an editorial on HTC designs for a while, and if I would have done so before the M9 came out and at the point where people expected the @evleaks renders to be the final look, the article would have ended up positively. But what prompted me to spill the e-ink...

Is Your Galaxy S6 Flash Always On?

With the S6 appearing in stores in just a few days time, the device is already suffering from several major defects. Firstly, there was an issue affecting 20% of users with thousands of minute scratches underneath the display and now reports of a second major issue are surfacing. Many users are reporting that their flash LEDs are...

Material [Re]design

With Material Design seeing increasingly widespread adoption, it is clear the environment is here to stay for the foreseeable future. As such, we are seeing developers and users a like voicing their opinions on the new style frequently, but how does the community as a whole view MD? We recently asked you whether you preferred Material...

Go Honor World Carnival Promotion

On April 8th, Honor will be holding an event to celebrate their new online promotion known as 'Go Honor World Carnival', which will be available in 18 countries around the world. Included in this event is the chance to buy two of their devices at Amazon for a reduced price. For one day only, people in...

An Exercise in Redundancy: Are OEM Features “Smart”?

Today we saw the release of promotional videos and announcements from LG, a couple of weeks before an unveiling event that will most likely result in lots of buzz surrounding an upcoming LG G4. Last year's LG G3 went on to win plenty of awards all over the blogosphere, as well as many Android fans' hearts. But...

Sony Xperia Z4 Images Leak, Leave Little to Imagine

Earlier last month, two of Android's largest OEMs, Samsung and HTC, unveiled their 2015 flagships and expectant eyes have turned to LG and Sony in anticipation of their flagships. While the upcoming G4 remains shrouded in mystery, a leak earlier today has given us a clear and seemingly authentic look at the supposed Sony Xperia Z4. The...

Sunday Debate: Light-weight vs. Fully Featured Software

Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on software UX. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our food-for-thought or jump straight into the fray below! Android offers so...

Is Your Galaxy S6 Edge Pre-Scratched?

The official launch of Samsung's newest flagships is one week away, but early reports from T-Mobile users hint at a quality control issue that can not be ignored: micro-scratches blanketing the phone's surface right out of the box. The defects were first noticed here on the XDA Forums by Junior Member rhcpcjg, and the ensuing conversation...

On Emerging Markets and The Future of Ecosystems

The smartphone industry is one of the most rewarding businesses out there for the manufactures involved, and while companies like Samsung and LG offer much more than just phones, their smartphones are arguably some of the most important products in their repertoire. Samsung’s S6 unveiling alone raised so much optimism among shareholders that Samsung stock...

New App Runs Android Apps In Chrome

The Chrome app store has never quite had the same levels of attention as its Android counterpart. In an effort to end this, Google is supporting users of the new app ARC Welder, which using Google’s App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) allows you to run .apks in the Chrome browser.     Arc Welder is designed to give app developers...