Amazon will launch its very own smartphone during the second quarter of this year.
The company will launch a device with a 4.7-inch screen in order to compete with many of the top players in the smartphone market including Samsung, Apple, and HTC, according to a DigiTimes report.
Amazon was considering launching a handset that was 4.3 inches, but recently changed its mind and decided to go with something bigger. The company is also working on enhancing other current specifications on the device, according to the report. The changes could be the reason why these rumors are beginning to surface. more >>
The HTC One release date has been confirmed for the last week of April in North America.
The first markets to receive the HTC One will be Germany, the U.K. and Taiwan. Most other countries won't receive the device until the end of April.
The HTC One was originally scheduled to launch on March 15, but was pushed back due to a shortage of components for the device. more >>
A new stylus app for the Galaxy Note 2 that allows users to become cartoon creators has been released in the Google Play store.
The app is called Animating Touch and functions as an animation editor that allows users to create their own movies. It is great for Galaxy Note 2 owners who like to created short animated videos and brings life to the device's most prized accessory, the S Pen.
Users don't need to draw every frame in order to get smooth motions on the app. Instead they can create keyframes only and intermediate frames are built automatically. Users will also be able to put the faces of their friends on characters, add voices, and upload the movie on YouTube or Facebook. more >>
The Xbox 720 will require users to install each and every game they purchase directly onto the console's hard drive.
Vgleaks posted a number of screenshots today that show different information that is found in the "Durango" Xbox development kit. "Durango" appears to be a codename for the next-generation Microsoft gaming console, which is also rumored to be called the Xbox 720.
The screenshots were verified by IGN.com to be accurate and confirm a number of features of the console, including a high-fidelity Kinect sensor and huge trouble for used game purchasers. more >>
The iPhone 5S will feature an upgraded camera and processor and is now expected to ship to retailers during Q3.
The next-generation components for the smartphone will begin shipping at the end of May and that the device could show up in stores during the fall, DigiTimes reported. Other reports pointed to a summer release; but DigiTimes claims show that being too soon.
The handset will apparently come with a higher-end processor and a higher-end megapixel camera, which matches with some of the older reports. more >>
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 release date will be this upcoming September.
The phablet along with the Galaxy Tab 3 will launch during that month, SamMobile reported, claiming to have received this information from an inside source. Both devices will debut at IFA in Berlin.
The report also stated that Samsung will roll out one more software update to the Galaxy Tab 2 which will allow it to run Android 4.2.2, JellyBean. more >>