Samsung has been making giant leaps when it comes to developing innovative devices to suit the ever-fickle tech market, and its flagship phone, the Galaxy S5, has been equipped with new features that set it apart from its predecessors and competitors. However, Google has thrown its hat into the smartphone arena as it unveiled its latest—and touted to be the best—smartphone it has: the Nexus 5.
Here, we pit Samsung's flagship phone against Google's latest handset.
Design: The Nexus 5 has a sleek and minimalistic design. It has curved edges and a curved back, and it measures 5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches and weighs 4.59 ounces. Originally available in black, white, and red, but last year, it was reported that the phone will soon be available in orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. more >>
Aside from Samsung's Galaxy S5, HTC's well-received 2014 flagship unit, the HTC One M8, is also receiving the newest Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update.
The newest OS update from Google would only be made available for the Developer and Unlocked editions of the M8, Daily Tech reported.
Confirming the news is HTC's Product Management Vice President Mo Versi, who went to his social media this week to announce the update. more >>
Samsung is reportedly on its way to release the handy Galaxy J1, which will be its version of budget-friendly smartphone.
The model number is reportedly SM-J100 and measures 4. 3 inches. Reports say that the resolution for Galaxy J1 is 480x800-pixel and the processor is 64-bit 1.2GHz quad-core from Marvell.
As for the storage, it will reportedly have 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB internal storage with expandable memory. The main camera will have 5 mega pixels while the front facing camera will have 2 mega pixels. more >>
Google Nexus 9 sand-colored model is now available in Google Play Store.
Unlike the black and white models, which are both available in 16 GB and 32 GB, the sand-colored handset is only sold in 32 GB without slot for expandable memory. The case is plastic with metal edges.
As with its predecessors, the new Google Nexus 9 sports 8.9-inch screen and weighs 425 grams. It has a resolution of 2,048 by 1,536. The screen is vibrant and can showcase bright colors richly. more >>
Much to the disappointment of fans, the much anticipated Windows PC version of Rockstar Games' "Grand Theft Auto V" has once again delayed and is now slated for another launching date.
A report from Gamespot.com cited an announcement by the studio through its social site Rockstar Newswire this Tuesday that said the PC version of the open world, action-adventure video game will be launched this coming March 24.
The reason, as revealed by the game's official update website, pertains to the title's need for more testing and polishing. more >>
More news and details about the upcoming Apple Watch pointed out to a series of leaked images of the wearable's companion app.
A report from GSMArena.com cited 9to5Mac revealing an iPhone application which consequently hinted essential information about the smartwatch.
Published on Tuesday by the Apple-centric rumors/news site, the Apple Watch "companion" app is said to debut this spring. more >>