The latest Galaxy S4 accessory to be released is a special metal back cover that improves the look and feel of the device.
Many customers have expressed their disappointment over the lack of innovation in the Galaxy S4's exterior design. The plastic shell gives the phone a more flimsy and cheaper feel than other high-end devices such as the iPhone 5 and HTC One.
The metal covers come in various colors and can be purchased for as low at $10 through eBay. The cases are hard and protect the Galaxy S4's battery. However, they are not an official release from Samsung so they might not do much to improve signal and NFC issues. more >>
A popular U.K. retailer known as Selfridge & Co. recently stated that the new BlackBerry Q10 might be its "best selling smartphone ever."
The device reportedly sold 2,000 units in the first 90 minutes, according to blogger Michael Collins who witnessed this phenomenon firsthand while visiting the Selfridge's Car Phone Warehouse.
"They were bringing phones up in baskets, hundreds at a time," wrote Collins in an April 26 blog post. "At 3 p.m., without phones left, they still had lines in the multi-buyer section and individual buyers'section. People were just trying to secure stock for tomorrow." more >>
A picture of what is believed to be the Galaxy Note 3 leaked onto the internet this week.
The image was leaked by a site known as Mydrives. They also released a brief report on the device's specifications. The Galaxy Note 3 will feature a full HD display, an Exynos 5410 Octa processer with four powerful Cortex A15 chips clocked at 2.0GHz, and the remaining four power-saving Cortex A7 chips running at 1.7 GHz.
Those specs seem to match up with some of the older information leaks on the device. Other reports stated that Samsung will improve build and design quality on the Galaxy Note 3. more >>
R&B singer Maxwell, controversial rapper The Game and Australian band Hillsong United are among some of the big names that have signed up for the new social platform borne from the mind of HopeMob founder and CEO Shaun King.
"It's really different than anything else that exists now," King told CP via phone last week, speaking from Catalyst West, a four-day networking event for leaders, thinkers and influencers.
"It's a little bit of a social network, maybe similar to Twitter or Instagram. But it has much deeper tools that allow people of influence from all genres, be it in the church or out of the church, be it artists, musicians, comedians, photographers – anybody who has really devoted supporters could really benefit from the platform, so we're really excited about it." more >>
Nintendo has finally rolled out its 3.0.0 software update for the Wii U console.
This new update delivers a host of new services and enhanced features, such as improved stability and performance, along with faster load times when users switch between applications. It also lays the groundwork for the imminent launch of the Wii U Virtual Console service. Wii U owners will also be able to see the launch of the console's Panorama View soon.
"Wii U continues to grow and evolve with new features that make it a better experience for everyone," said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America's president and COO. "Now owners can navigate to their favorite games and services even faster, or play some of their favorite classic games." more >>
The HP Slate 7 tablet was finally released in the U.S. this month.
The Google Nexus 7 competitor is priced at $169 undercutting the opposing Android tablet. It features a screen of the same size and some impressive specs including Android 4.1, JellyBean, a 7-inch 1024x600 display, a dual-core 1.6GHz ARM A9 processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB of internal storage, VGA quality front camera, and a 3 megapixel rear camera.
The device also comes with a microSD card slot and Beats Audio. This gives the HP tablet a bit of an advantage in the sound department. more >>