Smartwatch Comparisons: LG G Watch R vs Samsung Gear Live
Dec22

Smartwatch Comparisons: LG G Watch R vs Samsung Gear Live

by Cory McNutt     DECEMBER 22 2014 Introduction Man do we have a good one for you today with two smartwatches running Android Wear – the new LG G Watch R goes up against the Samsung Gear Live.  The LG G Watch R comes in full stainless steel with a round face and leather watchband while the Samsung Gear Live uses the more familiar looking rectangle face with metal trim and a rubberized watchband.  The LG G Watch R definitely looks...

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Did you know: these smartphones don’t have a camera, and for a good reason
Dec14

Did you know: these smartphones don’t have a camera, and for a good reason

by Nick T  14 Dec 2014 One day, our grandkids will look back at the phones people used in the 20th century and wonder what kind of phones those were if they didn't have a camera. Or at least that's a safe prediction we can make now that cameras are one of a phone's key features. Even dirt-cheap, no-name handsets, the kind of which are sold by the pound by Chinese OEMs, have cameras, albeit very basic ones. Yet did you know that there...

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T-Mobile’s HTC Nexus 9 with 4G LTE up for grabs at $599.76
Dec14

T-Mobile’s HTC Nexus 9 with 4G LTE up for grabs at $599.76

by Shreya Shetty - Dec 14, 2014 T-Mobile has announced the launch of the 4G LTE version of the HTC Nexus 9 which is sold under the Google brand name. The carrier is the first one in the US to start selling the 4G variant of this tablet which was previously released in its plain old Wi-Fi flavor. While the price of $599.76 carried by the HTC Nexus 9  isn't inexpensive by any means, at least T-Mobile will not hit you with the whole bill...

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Text messaging turns 22: Five facts you didn’t know about SMSes
Dec08

Text messaging turns 22: Five facts you didn’t know about SMSes

By tech2 News Staff /  08 Dec 2014   Text messaging or SMSes might be one of the lesser-used features in the smartphone age, but the fact remains that no one has yet been able to fully replace it. People turn to text messaging for emergency communication, businesses still rely on SMS marketing to reach to customers and most organisations use text messages as an official form of communication after email. As the Short Message...

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DeathRing, a new Pre-loaded mobile trojan in the wild
Dec06

DeathRing, a new Pre-loaded mobile trojan in the wild

by Pierluigi Paganini on December 5th, 2014 The number of Pre-loaded mobile trojan in the wild is increasing, DeathRing is the last one discovered by the experts at Lookout firm. It’s not first the time that Android handsets come preloaded with malware, but cyber security experts are warning of a worrying increase of the cases. The problem is widespread in Asia and Africa, where criminals are able to compromise the supply chain....

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