Top Apps You Need To Download On Your New Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung‘s new hero Android phone, the Galaxy S4, is now available on all major carriers except for Verizon. (The Verizon model will ship at the end of May.)

If you’re going to get a new GS4, here’s a starter pack of Android apps to get you started. Continue reading

Spec Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. HTC One vs. Nexus 4 vs. iPhone 5

Oh yeah, it’s spec comparison time. The Samsung Galaxy S4 is all sorts of official, so let’s see how it stacks up against the HTC One, LG Nexus 4, and iPhone 5, three of the most talked about phones of the last year. One one hand, we have HTC’s new flagship which the company hopes will save it from extinction. Then we have Google’s baby, the stock Android-toting Nexus 4. And finally, this wouldn’t be a proper Samsung Galaxy comparison if we didn’t toss in whatever Apple’s current phone is. Continue reading

RIM Adds 15,000 BlackBerry 10 Apps in a Weekend

One of the biggest struggles RIM will likely have with the release of BlackBerry 10 is on the app front.

In preparation for the operating system’s debut, the company held a Port-A-Thon this past weekend. The 36-hour event let developers port over their existing apps to the BlackBerry 10 platform, and earn cash -– and developer devices -– in the process. Continue reading

Ubuntu phone OS announced, first devices shipping in early 2014

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As already teased and promised, today Canonical is taking the wraps off the mobile version of Ubuntu, which is built around the existing Android kernel and drivers, but doesn’t use a Java Virtual Machine and promises to use “the full power of the phone.” Supporting both ARM and x86 processors, the Ubuntu phone OS will be compatible enough to let Android phone makers run it on their devices with minimal adaptation. Continue reading

Apple iPad 4 Vs. Amazon Kindle Fire HD Vs. Nexus 10

Google announced its brand new 10-inch Nexus 10 tablet recently, which is being touted as “the world’s highest resolution tablet display.” Although it may beat competitors such as the iPad 4 and Kindle Fire HD in terms of screen resolution, you may be wondering how it stacks up in other areas.To make your purchasing decision easier based on what specs you’re looking for, we pitted the Nexus 10 against the iPad 4 and Kindle Fire HD in a nicely-packaged chart below. Continue reading