Tag Archives: smartphone

Kyocera Torque Torture Tested By Wirefly On Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CnlHfenLwTU If you have the stomach to see a smartphone being tortured on camera, we suggest you watch the above video. Wirefly took the liberty of testing some of Kyocera’s claims about the Torque, and even going far beyond that. The Torque is rated to be waterproof for 30 minutes at 1 meter under… Read more

Users Spend The Most Time Of Their Smartphone Usage On Games

Flurry, an analytics company, has released a ton of information recently collected from smartphones of both the Android and iOS persuasion. This data revealed how people were spending their time using their smartphones, and for how long. And shockingly, people used their phones 2 hours and 38 minutes a day on average. The biggest use of time has been… Read more

HP May Be Working On An Android Tablet, Tegra 4 Inside

Today seems to be a big day for rumors, and the latest one is about HP. This rumor states that HP is going to release an Android tablet. This isn’t surprising, it’s actually fairly expected. HP has said many times that they need to enter the mobile space to be more successful, and Android is the logical choice. webOS is dead, no matter how you look at… Read more

Huawei Becomes Third Biggest Smartphone Manufacturer In The World

Huawei may not have much presence in the US aside from a few rebranded budget phones, but they’re getting really big globally. In a surprising turn of events, Huawei has surpassed the other big manufacturers to take third place in the worldwide smartphone race. While they’re far from second place, it’s still an incredibly impressive feat for a company… Read more

Amazon Allegedly Asks Foxconn To Manufacture New Phone

Amazon entering the smartphone market has been a popular topic ever since they first released their Android-powered Kindle Fire. There have been countless rumors, and this is no different. Taiwan Economic News claims that Amazon has asked Foxconn to build their phone and has already placed a five million unit order. They have also said that the phone… Read more

Chinese Phone Manufacturer Big Cola Delivers $160 5″ Phone

Big Cola may be a funny sounding name, but the brand is bringing out the big guns. They’re offering a 5″ Android phone for only 999 yuan, or about $160. And unlike most phones at that price point, it packs a punch. With its weakest point being the display, it still manages to offer a 5″ qHD 960×640 screen at the same 3:2 ratio as older iDevices. It also… Read more