About David

Technology news reporter. Covering Android, Google Glass and Google Apps.

David has written 483 articles so far, you can find them below.

Samsung Galaxy F may be the new 2014 flagship

Samsung already has many different ranges of smartphones, with the ‘Galaxy’ brand cementing all the Android smartphones and the ATIV brand for all things Windows. The company splits the brands into specific lines, like the Galaxy S, Note, Mega, Ace, Grand and so on and so forth. The South Korean electronics giant may be preparing


Samsung in talks with metal casing suppliers for Galaxy S5

Samsung has become synonymous with the slimy plastic smartphones, but the South Korean electronics giant is in talks with metal casing supplier to develop their next high-end smartphone. We have already heard rumors Samsung is changing course with the Galaxy S5, with a whole new design to go up against the HTC One and iPhone 5S, both


Galaxy Tab 8.9 unofficially updated to Android 4.3

When Samsung launched the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, support for the old Galaxy Tab 8.9 stopped and the tablet became little more than shelf space, originally running Honeycomb 3.0 and updated to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 a little later. The XDA Developer community has yet to give up on Samsung’s old tablet, with a new


Samsung sold more Galaxy S3 than S4 units in the Middle East

Samsung has a magnitude of smartphones to choose from, but the main focus continues to be on the two flagship devices, the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4, with the South Korean electronics giant raking in 70 million smartphone sales in Q1 2013. In the Middle East, Samsung sold more Galaxy S3 than Galaxy S4 units


Steve Ballmer makes ironic comment about Google’s search monopoly

Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer has never been one to shy away from dismissing every new product from competitors and trashing their business practices and policies, despite it normally being an ironic or poor comment to make. Ballmer attacked Google’s search monopoly and how Bing is the only search engine truly fighting against the Goliath. This


Sony Mobile is bumping up security to stop product leaks

Sony has definitely been one of the worst Android mobile developers when it comes to keep smartphones secret, the Xperia Z, Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1 Mini, Xperia Z2 and Smart Lens have all been leaked well before the official launch of the products. The Japanese company is currently starting to add policies


Ouya addresses problems with Free The Games Fund

Free The Games Fund has been hit with quite a bit of controversy, between the fact Ouya is locking in developers on a six month exclusivity contract to the fact some Kickstarters have mislead buyers into believing their game is well liked by the community. Ouya has addressed some of these problems by lowering the


Pressy hits $500k on Kickstarter with 28 days to go

With more Android manufacturers removing or changing the physical buttons on their smartphone, Pressy is a new idea on how to reach all the important apps with one or two clicks. The Kickstarter has shown the want from Android users for more physical keys. Pressy fits inside the headphone port and users can click the


Republic Wireless preparing to launch Moto X for $299 off contract

Republic Wireless is still taking potshot at US carriers, with a cheap no-contract service similar to what WIND Mobile and other small Canadian carriers offer, it has yet to fully be realised by Americans. This may all change with their newest announcement, the Moto X launch on Republic Wireless. After a Reddit users spotted some


Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini coming to Canada in early October

The Galaxy S4 Mini has been out for a while in some parts on the world, but Samsung always seems to forget a few places, either because the carriers aren’t interested or the consumers aren’t interested. Canada is the next country to grab the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, after a delayed launch, it will definitely


Google adding offline viewing to YouTube for Android and iOS

YouTube has announced a new feature for mobile on Android and iOS, allowing users to download their YouTube videos for a short period of time and then watch the video offline, when there is on reliable Internet connection to be found. This feature has been added to some third party apps in the past, but

BBM set to launch on Android this Friday, iOS on Saturday

BlackBerry has been silent on launch dates for BBM, the messaging service currently only available on BlackBerry devices, but a new rumor says the company will launch the app on Android this Friday, with the iOS launch happening a day later. Indonesian website TeknoUp has published an invite to the BBM launch event on Thursday, September