News is piling up for the G3 from LG, the company’s upcoming 2014 flagship device. Today, The Verge leaked a picture of the device’s retail packaging, while also confirming one hefty piece of info - the device’s display resolution. LG already once confirmed that an upcoming handset would feature the monster resolution, but after today’s report, there is little doubt in our minds that it is the G3. (more…)
In a recent article posted on Reuters, a Samsung executive covered many different subjects; including its Gear line of smartwatches, an upcoming Galaxy Note device, and also about how the Galaxy S5 will dominate the Galaxy S4 in regards to sales.
What caught our attention was a mention of the Gear smartwatch lineup, and Samsung’s reported wanting of its compatibility with smartphones from all of the different Android manufacturers, not just its own devices. (more…)
A recent job listing from Google shows that the company is eyeing an expansion of Google Fiber into New York, New York. The listing is for a Regional Sales Manager (shoutout to TDWP), a role which will essentially evangelize Google Fiber to property management companies and negotiate contractual language for the service. (more…)
Humble Bundle, the easiest way to score good games on Android while also helping a charity in need, has a new pack of titles available for purchase. The way it works is easy – simply pay whatever price you want, determine how you want the money divided (a lot to charity or a bit more to developers), then download your DRM-free titles.
However, to access extra titles, you will need to pay over the average price of just $3.95. Considering that if you purchase these games separately you would be paying up to $30, this is a pretty good deal. (more…)
A recent teardown of the Galaxy S5 has revealed that the bill of materials for the device is about $256, while Samsung is currently selling the device off contract for about $660. That’s not a bad little markup.
IHS teardown specialist, Andrew Rassweiler had a few interesting things to say about the Galaxy S5, mainly concerning Samsung’s rehash of devices we have already seen internally.
In other words, it may look a bit different on the outside, but the Galaxy S5 features no real breakthroughs or “earth-shattering features.” (more…)