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There have been countless reports over the past few weeks about Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor. This chip is going to power most of the flagship devices due to be released in 2015. Qualcomm is reportedly facing overheating issues with this processor which might cause delays for smartphone manufacturers. It was rumored recently that LG may sue Qualcomm over these issues but the Korean company has released an official statement to set the record straight.

Read full post →LG Says Its Not Going To Sue Qualcomm



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Verizon Wireless, the nation’s largest mobile carrier, has increased the fees that it charges customers for upgrades and activations. By the end of last year this carrier had more than 108 million retail connections which brought in some $23.4 billion in revenue during the October-December quarter. The new fees don’t go in effect immediately but the change is substantial enough that customers will notice.

Read full post →Verizon Raises Activation And Upgrade Fees



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Yesterday Apple announced record breaking quarterly results. iPhone sales have soared taking the company’s profits along with them. $18 billion was earned in profit over the previous quarter that’s the most profit any company on the fact of this planet has ever posted in a single quarter. Not only that Apple CEO Tim Cook also revealed during the quarterly conference call that the company shipped its one billionth iOS device during the December quarter. That’s right, the one billionth iOS device.

Read full post →Apple’s One Billionth iOS Device Is A 64GB iPhone 6 Plus


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Samsung launched the Gear VR headset at IFA 2014 last September. Its the first virtual reality headset that Samsung has commercially launched. Gear VR was built in collaboration with Oculus, a virtual reality company owned by Facebook that’s working on a headset of its own. Customers could purchase this device either from AT&T or Samsung but now they have another option. Best Buy has started selling the Gear VR.

Read full post →Samsung Gear VR Available From Best Buy


code-zSquare Enix is famous for their Final Fantasy franchise, but it is always good not to place all of your eggs in a single basket. Hence, it is no surprise at all to hear that Project Code Z has been teased – although more will be revealed this coming January 31, which ain’t too far away, really. Just in case you were wondering, the “Z” in Project Code Z stands for the “Zeni” that one would be spending where microtransactions are concerned.

Read full post →Square Enix Teases ‘Project CODE Z’


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AT&T today announced that its launching a new superhero series. Don’t expect it to air on any of the major networks, or through some online streaming service, this series will actually be the first scripted series that’s distributed over Snapchat. It doesn’t take much to put two and two together. With this new initiative AT&T wants to reach out to millions of teens who use Snapchat to rope them in for its other services.

Read full post →AT&T Superhero Series Coming Soon To Snapchat


alaska-airlines-inflightFlying does not seem to be all that fun these days – especially when you take into consideration the cramped airports, not to mention small economy class seats, and lousy airline food. Well, while the entertainment aspect on flights have become better over the years, this does not mean that there is no room for improvement. Alaska Airlines has just announced that they will be offering Windows tablets to passengers on some of its flights.

Read full post →Alaska Airlines To Offer Windows Tablets On Select Flights


firephone-displayRegardless of the amount of optimism that you have, to call the Amazon Fire Phone a success would be a classic case of lying to yourself at best. The handset does have a whole lot of growing up to do, for sure, since there are many things that one can find fault with, ranging from the user interface that has its fair share of shortcomings, to its exclusivity deal with AT&T, not to mention a price tag that does not do justice to the kind of hardware packed underneath the hood. Having said that, one might wonder whether a really low price would encourage people to actually pick it up? Those who happen to be in the UK and have more than just a passing interest in the Fire Phone would see a price cut – for a single day only, of course.

Read full post →Amazon Reduces Price Of Fire Phone – For A Day


lg-flexible-oledLG Display has had gone through a rather successful fiscal quarter, and it seems there is more good news on the way – at least for those who are involved in mobile devices. LG Display is touted to deliver what they call as the “true flexible” Plastic OLED screen to everyone later this July. It seems that there has been various flexible displays already, seen in the LG G Flex 2 and the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, but there must be steps made forward into the future – with word that G is working on mass producing Plastic OLED screens that will offer a unique bending radius of 1.18”.

Read full post →LG To Mass Produce Flexible Plastic OLED Displays This Year


htc-logoYou know how cliched things can get – and yet, it is also effective in its own way. If you cannot beat ‘em, then join ‘em. While this is not a hard and fast rule, it does seem to work in the world of business. Take HTC for instance – the Taiwan-based company recently announced that a week from now, it will introduce a 24-hour online store over in Taiwan, where this HTC eStore will commence operations at 10pm Taiwan time from next Wednesday onward.

Read full post →HTC Follows Xiaomi’s Footsteps In Hardware Sales Tactic