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November 2013 (25)

Big updates to Android keyboard apps SwiftKey and Swype

The twin titans of the Android input app world both announced big upgrades today. SwiftKey 4.3 has exited beta, consolidating what were previously two separate apps into a single application. Simultaneously, Swype 1.6, a new version of the app studded with new features, has been released. The enhancements to both are considerable, renewing the battle over which app is the best system for entering text into your Android device.

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Hands on with the Samsung GALAXY S4 Active

Smartphones tend to be delicate gadgets, not meant for the likes of the beach, the pool, or the mud run. You know, fun stuff. Recognizing that some users need a phone that’s a little tougher, Samsung engineered the GALAXY S4 Active—everything that’s great about the regular S4, but with added durability for the fun stuff.

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Addicted to: Asphalt 8

In this month’s "Addicted to" series we’re taking a quick spin with Asphalt 8: Airborne by Gameloft available for Android smartphones.

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Hands on with the Nexus 7

After winning the hearts of many savvy tablet lovers with the original Nexus 7, Google raised the stakes even higher with the 2013 edition of its popular 7-inch model. The second generation Nexus 7 tablet is thinner, lighter, faster, and stocked with enough new features to keep tablet fans smiling.

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3 reasons why Sony’s Xperia Z1 could be your number one

The Sony Xperia Z1 is truly one of a kind. It’s one of the first smartphones with a cutting-edge, ultra-powerful Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 800 processor at its heart, and is the first smartphone to feature Sony’s signature digital imaging technology, providing industry-leading image quality.

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