Who knew Samsung was capable of change? Better yet, who knew the Android kings were capable of so much change, so sudden and at a time they’re still on top of the world? Sure, Apple keeps making a lot more money per gadget sold, and strictly from a flagship standpoint, iPhones have no real threat.
Judgment day is here at last. The clash of the H1 2015 Android titans went down live on the Barcelona stage at the Mobile World Congress, and now it’s time to give the winner its well-deserved crown. Wait a minute, we don’t have a winner yet. Yes, Samsung snatched the spotlight and far more headlines
Again with the new iPhone(s)? Isn’t The Droid Guy supposed to be an Android-centric website? Leave droid fans alone. Be honest, you were thinking or wondering one of these things before you even finished reading our headline. And we completely understand your frustration. For the past two weeks or so, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
Samsung took the wraps off its “next big thing” in February, HTC evened the score a month later by showcasing and then releasing the One M8, and Sony… well, Sony tried to keep up with the big fishes, but ultimately drowned in a sea of manufacturing woes and distribution hostility. Meanwhile, LG kept an unusually
Now that the LG G3 is finally here (as in officially unveiled, because actual shipments only begin in June), it’s time we put a stop to the hypothetical debates and got down to business. No more ifs, no more what ifs, no more speculating, no more assuming. Questions, meet answers. Did LG dish out a
Apparently unwilling to dilute the Galaxy S brand anymore, Samsung took the wraps off an S5 subspecies called Galaxy K Zoom. I’ll be damned. But look, Sammy, just because you label a light bulb some fancy other way, it doesn’t mean we’ll view it any differently. If it glows as a result of electric current
Though Samsung never really acknowledged it did anything wrong vis-à-vis artificially boosting benchmarks in the past, last week brought the surprising and refreshing news of sneaky code being removed from Galaxy devices with Android 4.4 KitKat upgrades. Technically, this should greatly increase the credibility of “synthetic tests” on Samsung-made Android gadgets, as well as for
As Samsung Galaxy S5’s commercial rollout draws near, it’s probably wise to get all the battles out of the way and see how the “next big thing” sizes up against its rivals beforehand. It’s the only way to make sure you’ll embark on a journey of informed buying decisions when the time comes to upgrade.
It may have been our own fault, as we hyped it a little too much. And it definitely was the fault of the countless so-called “insiders” and “moles” that ultimately, well, had no idea what they were talking about. Also, let’s not beat it around the bush, Samsung has a lot to do with it,
I’m not one to usually defend the so-called “brand dilution” that comes inherent with a marketing strategy focusing primarily on “diversity” or “choice”. So you won’t hear me say this often, but rolling out a slightly more affordable, smaller phablet with Galaxy Note 3’s functionality and software perks always seemed like a good idea. Until
Watch out, Apple, there are some new Android-running iPad “killers” in town, and they may just give the so far undisputed tablet heavyweight champ a run for its money. Or at least work as a stepping stone for when Android finally dethrones iOS in this seemingly one-sided contest. Make no mistake, the time will come,
The ultimate phablet smackdown. El Plato Supreme. The Catalina Wine Mixer. You can call it many things, but it’s definitely big. Both literally and figuratively. It’s the duel for possibly the most coveted gold medal of the mobile industry nowadays. Sure, many still consider phablets niche devices, but the numbers don’t lie. Nor do The
Are the mobile spec wars over? Probably not, as much as certain OEMs (I’m looking at you, HTC and Motorola), unable to keep up with the competition in regards to “cold numbers” and specs, would like to think. Then again, at least one of the two hardware manufacturers singled out above is making efforts and
Did the unprecedented rumor spectacle of the past few weeks months spoil everything? Or has Google and LG’s Nexus 5 delivered and impressed despite being as big of a public secret as NSA’s surveillance programs? That is the question, but it’s not the only one. Here’s another for you. Is it worth upgrading from the