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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus – Specs comparison

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

HTC One (M8) vs HTC One – Specs Comparison

When Samsung unveiled the somewhat underwhelming Galaxy S5, HTC brashly suggested buyer’s remorse will be coming soon to early adopters of the “next big thing”. They also promised competition will be “one-upped” by the sequel to the outstanding if not underrated 2013 HTC One, raising the bar of expectations way beyond the company’s real potential.

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5s vs Sony Xperia Z2 – Benchmark Comparison

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

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition battery gets tested

The 2,600mAh battery of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition had been subjected to some tests, comparing its performance to those on the Samsung Galaxy S4 with the Snapdragon 600 chip, Samsung Galaxy S4 with the Exynos 5 Octa-core chip, Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, as well as

Ubuntu for phones gets a performance update

Canonical was supposed to launch a new product and on the first working day of this year and they launched Ubuntu for Phone. It was previously thought that they would be launching Ubuntu for Android, but rumors also suggested that it could be Ubuntu for Phone, and we all were taken by surprise. Ubuntu for

Droid X update crawling with bugs?

It seems that we are finally into the age of Froyo. More than 50% of the current device market is over 2.0, and by now the Droid X users should be waking up from their “OMG we haz FR0Y0” coma, bringing that number even further towards 2.2. The Droid X receiving Froyo has been on

T-Mobile G2 – A reality check

For anyone who follows us, the G2 has gotten a lot of attention here. The reason for this attention has revolved around the seemingly constant string of  misinformation surrounding this handset. The phone has been hailed as a Dual Core with a Tegra 2, nine heads and its own goldfish built into the battery compartment.

The truth about Flash 10.1

The world at large has had mixed feelings about Adobe’s web media giant, Flash. It’s been called a godsend, a broken piece of s$%!, and every single thing in between. For web developers, you either love it, or you find a way around it. It’s been considered a necessary evil, and a blissful sacrifice, but