When it comes to mobile operating systems, the iOS and the Android are still two of the best known in the market. Microsoft has their own OS as well but are separate for the tablets and for the smartphones – Windows RT for tablets, and the Windows Phone OS.
It can be pretty confusing with Microsoft's different operating systems for different devices with the inclusion of Windows 8 for desktop PCs. However, it seems that Microsoft is seeking to combine the operating system for tablets and smartphones into one.
Enter Windows 9, an operating system from combining Windows RT and the Windows Phone OS. The operating system is slated to come out sometime in 2015 but an early build of the upcoming OS could be coming out in an event on Sept. 30. The details regarding the event however are still undisclosed. more >>
Galaxy Note 4 vs. iPhone 6 has been the hottest tech talk in the previous months. Topics and rumors about the individual specs, launching date, and release date are what fans of each brands can see in numerous gossip sites.
Details are now slowly coming to place as earlier this week, Samsung finally unveiled their new Galaxy Note 4 phablet at the Unpacked event in Berlin Wednesday along with its "edgy" variant, the Galaxy Note Edge.
Other reports are also considering the possibility that with the nearing Apple unveiling this month, fans of the products from the Cupertino-based tech company will see two bigger smartphones which are purported to rival those of the South Korean tech giant's devices. more >>
With all the smartwatches that are set for release before the holiday season officially begins, people have taken to comparing prices, specs, and design long before the debut of the devices. Now, here's another smartwatch that is certainly up there with the best of them when it comes to features— and it is rumored to give other smartwatches a run for their money.
The LG G Watch R has just been announced for release on Oct. 14, 2014, and the device's specs were revealed at the IFA 2014.
This watch is said to be competing directly with the Moto 360, and just like the Motorola-produced watch, the G Watch R will also feature a round face. The 1.3-inch circular P-OLED display will have a resolution of 320 x 320, 512 MB RAM and 4GB of storage. It is equipped with Bluetooth, a built in microphone, and is waterproof. more >>
Motorola's Moto X2 (Moto X+1), Moto G2, Moto 360 made their debut on Thursday. The company had a a press event to announce four new products. The three gadgets were launched at the company's headquarters in Chicago.
Instead of using the rumored name of Moto X+1 or Moto X2, the company simply introduced their latest flagship handset as the "new Moto X."
The Moto X has a 5.2-inch AMOLED display with 424 ppi, a quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor that clocks at 2.5 GHz, an Adreno 330 graphics chip and 2GB RAM. It comes with a 13MP shooter, 1080p video recording, a 2300mAh battery. In addition, the smartphone comes with Android 4.4.4 KitKat and the choice of 16 GB or 32 GB of memory. more >>
Dragon Age: Inquisition, the third of the Dragon Ag' game franchise, will debut in the fall of 2014, according to reports. BioWare reportedly pushed the release back to add more to the game.
Gameplay trailers initially pointed to an Oct. 7 launch date but after E3 2014, Bioware officially announced that they will push pack Dragon Age: Inquisition's unveiling to Nov. 18, 2014. Creative director Mike Laidlaw confirmed that the story will be much more open-ended in contrast to the previous titles where storylines were much more linear.
Further official statements from series writer David Gaider said that the forthcoming game installment will showcase a new protagonist, that followers will keep their "unique" armor designs, and that combats will focus more on "preparation, teamwork, and positioning." more >>
The latest Android update, the KitKat 4.4.4, is one of the most awaited updates for most Android phones. Unfortunately, not all Android compatible smartphones will be getting the update. The Samsung Galaxy line is set to get the update but not all models have gotten it yet, including the S5.
Although the S5 still hasn't received the update, other variants of the S5 smartphone like the Active and the Sprint have already gotten the KitKat update.
Some smartphone series of the Galaxy line have already gotten the update like the Galaxy S3. The version being used by the S3, however, is an obscure version of the 4.4.4 KitKat. more >>