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Hands-On: Oculus Rift Review (Crystal Cove, DK2)

03/24/2014, It had been a while since I wore an Oculus Rift, and it was time to peek at the latest version of the hardware SDK, called Crystal Cove. I had missed out on the previous evolution, but it looks like this latest revision is much more interesting anyway....

PowerVR GPUs Get Hardware Ray-Tracing, Leap Everyone Else

03/20/2014, I’ve seen the announcement from Imagination technologies earlier in the week, but I wanted to take a look at their Ray-Tracing demos and presentations to get a better idea. I finally got an opportunity to do so, and I really liked what I saw. The...

Motorola Moto 360 Smartwatch Launched, powered by Android Wear

03/18/2014, Another day and another Smartwatch… less than a month after MWC, where numerous wearable devices were launched, Motorola just unveiled its own Smartwatch, powered by Android Wear, also announced today. We have received the information this morning and...

Android Wear, Now Available To Developers

03/18/2014, Earlier this month, Google’s Senior Vice President of Android and Chrome Sundar Pichai did mention that Android Wear was coming in a “couple of weeks”, and more details about this new Android has come up today as Google officially announces Android...

G Pro 2 Review

03/04/2014, At Mobile World Congress, LG was demonstrating  the G Pro 2, its latest large-display smartphone (aka “phablet”) that represent its tip of the spear for this category for some time, possibly until the next G Flex comes out. The LG G Pro 2 builds on...

French Tech Club, 9-11 March at SXSW in Austin

03/04/2014, #FrenchTechSXSW. There have always been French attendees at South by SouthWest , but they’ve never had a unified presence. Now, for the first time, France will have a dedicated space with its “French Tech Club”, at 311 E. 5th St. The space will host...

Best of MWC 2014 @ Ubergizmo

02/26/2014, Mobile World Congress 2014 is will soon end, and before we leave Barcelona, we wanted to take a look back on the products that we think will have a great impact on the market, or set some trends in 2014. There are several takeaways from MWC 2014:...

LG G Pro 2 Hands-On Review

02/24/2014, The LG G Pro 2 launched last week in Korea and yesterday I was able to briefly play with it at the LG press conference. Just like the LG G flex, the display is amazing and, despite its large size (5.9-inch) the device feels surprisingly light. The...

Sony Xperia Z2 Hands-On

02/24/2014, Since the launch of the Xperia Z,  Sony has been back in the mobile handset game, and today, I was impressed with the quality of the new Xperia Z2 that was unveiled at the press conference at MWC. The key features of the latest Sony flagship are its...

Sony XPERIA Z2 Smartphone

02/23/2014, It is fair to say that the Sony XPERIA phone is the handset that marked Sony’s come back into the mobile phone scene, and it is only logical that the XPERIA Z2 was rather anticipated by Sony’s followers, but also by the industry at large. At Mobile...

ZTE Nubia 5 Review

02/18/2014, In the U.S., there are several very well-known companies manufacturing popular smartphones on a regular basis. Companies like Samsung, LG and Apple are synonymous with mobile as their devices have gained in popularity over the years. ZTE is a company not...

Broadcom Forging Ahead With 300 Mbps Cat6 LTE

02/18/2014, Broadcom has recently demonstrated that its smartphone modem can communicate with a “live” 300 Mbps LTE commercial network. Although demonstrations using a similar technology have been done in the past, Broadcom says that it is the first to do so on a...

iPhone 6 Release Date, Specs & News Round-Up

02/13/2014, The iPhone 6 is probably one of the most highly-anticipated smartphones for 2014, although we guess this can be said for every iPhone launch which is partly due to the rumor mill which hasn’t exactly been helpful in tempering expectations. Now we’re...