android

The new HTC One Android smartphone is announced, stepping up against Windows Phone 8

The new HTC One Android smartphone is announced, stepping up against Windows Phone 8

HTC has announced the HTC One, a new Android-powered smartphone. The device is made from an aluminium uni-body and is the company's attempt to stop the current down spiral by releasing new, unique hardware. So what's included in the new Android smartphone and how do the specifications compare to the latest Windows Phones? Sporting a 4.7-inch Super LCD 3 display and designed using a...

Rich Edmonds 133
Android fans rumored to be getting bigger, more powerful HTC 8X clone with the M7

Android fans rumored to be getting bigger, more powerful HTC 8X clone with the M7

Here’s an interesting twist: An HTC Windows Phone design is evidently being reused for a new Android phone. Yes, after a few cycles of having it in reverse it appears now that HTC will take their highly praised 8X design and recycle it for a new Android M7. The images come via Android Police and while this is far from official (or 100% confirmed), the phone looks different enough from...

Daniel Rubino 123
Switching from iOS or Android to Windows Phone? Here's how to find your favorite apps.

Switching from iOS or Android to Windows Phone? Here's how to find your favorite apps.

Probably the toughest problem any new user faces when switching platforms is finding comparable apps on their new OS. Sure, we have the Windows Phone Central forums to help and we try to do what we can here, but Nokia has something even better. Nokia, in conjunction with Xyologic, have teamed up to bring a site called Find your Favorite Apps (www.xyo.net/lumia) that allows you to name...

Daniel Rubino 50
Google's New York event cancelled due to weather, provides Microsoft some breathing space

Google's New York event cancelled due to weather, provides Microsoft some breathing space

Google has announced that its Android event, planned to be held this coming Monday in New York, has been cancelled due to severe weather concerns. The move comes just after Microsoft has created buzz with the launch of its Surface family of Windows RT tablets (Windows 8 Pro Surface hardware still on the horizon).  While we can poke fun at Google all we want for having their event...

Rich Edmonds
The lights go off at Zune.net as final pieces are put in place for Xbox Music

The lights go off at Zune.net as final pieces are put in place for Xbox Music

As we move ever closer to the launch of Windows 8 we also near the relaunch of Microsoft’s music services. All traces of Zune branding are being replaced with the upcoming Xbox Music. On trying to go to www.zune.net we now get a re-direct to Xbox.com to be told that Zune Music is now Xbox Music. We’re going to miss that crazy pink and white website but it's had its time. Microsoft didn...

robert brand 91