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5 flight finding apps

Whether you’re visiting family or escaping to a tropical destination for the holidays, the stress of finding an affordable flight can make it hard to leave home. Fortunately, there are some great flight-finding apps that do the hard work for you, and with a multi-tasking Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor at the heart of your smartphone or tablet, you can pull up flight finding apps quickly, compare prices and get ready for takeoff.

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Introducing the Moto G – exceptional phone, exceptional price

Motorola’s newest addition, the Moto G, powered by an all-in-one Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 processor, is an exceptional entry-level smartphone packing high-end smartphone features while being exceptionally priced at just $179, unlocked and without contract.

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Hands on with the Nokia Lumia 1020

Can a phone really take the place of a camera? Many a weekend snap-shooter would say no, the image quality just isn’t there, but the Nokia Lumia 1020 may change a few minds. Built around a powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor, the Lumia doesn’t miss a beat, even while capturing 41-megapixel still photos and high-definition video.

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Go behind the scenes of the Ultimate Smartphone Photobooth

With almost 5 million views on YouTube, video of the Ultimate Smartphone Photobooth is quickly spreading the word about the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 540-degree photobooth made entirely of 130 HTC One smartphones powered by Snapdragon processors. Wondering how the Snapdragon Booth makes images like these possible and how you can be a part of the action? We’ve got some behind-the-scenes details right here.

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Is your Android device getting the KitKat upgrade?

Android 4.4, also known as KitKat, is the most recent version of Google’s popular operating system and it’s already shipping in several new devices around the world. But what about the 900 million or so Android devices that have been sold to date? How do you know if your phone or tablet will get a sweet KitKat upgrade? Here's a guide to the major manufacturers and their KitKat roadmaps.

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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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