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Big screen phones are all the rage nowadays, and despite Apple claiming the iPhone 5 is the perfect size, many rumors have surfaced about a bigger 4.8-inch iPhone being in the works to compete with devices like the Galaxy S3 and the Galaxy Note. However, a new report shows that such a phone probably won’t be arriving this year. Manufacturing Problems of the 4.8-inch iPhone According to Jefferies analyst Peter Misek, Apple wanted to release…

Blackberry, formally known as RIM, has just introduced the Blackberry Z10. The Blackberry Z10 is their flagship phone and in many ways their last attempt to get back into the smartphone market which they once dominated. However, I personally don’t see this as a sign of a comeback more so as a prolonged death. Here are some reasons why. The Blackberry Z10 Enters a Saturated Market When you look at the smartphone market, it is…

Apple once enjoyed the crown as the most valuable company. However, their stock has been sliding in recent months and with it their market capitalization has fallen by about $250 billion. To put that into perspective, they lost the rough equivalent market value of Google. Apple has fallen to a market value of about $413 billion while Exxon has claimed the most valuable title with a market value of roughly $418.2 billion. Apple stock has…

There is a lot of rumor hype in the world of smartphones, and for once it is not an Apple device. The Samsung Galaxy SIV has peaked a lot of interest lately. Here are all the rumors that we know so far. Screen Size Samsung has had a streak of increasing the screen size of each subsequent phone, and rumors point to it happening again with the Samsung Galaxy SIV. The current Galaxy SIII has…

The Galaxy series has been Samsung’s claim to fame in recent years covering a variety of mobile devices. According to a new rumor, a new member will be joining the Galaxy family next month, but it isn’t the heavily anticipated Samsung Galaxy SIV. Next month is the Mobile World Congress conference, and Samsung is set to make an appearance. According to SamMobile, Samsung will be using the event to launch their new Galaxy Note 8.0…

Ever since the Android platform was launched, it has had the iPhone in its sights. And we have been debating iPhone vs Android ever since. However, over the years Android has slowly eaten away at Apple’s market share. And with some major commercial success from Samsung, the iPhone vs Android talk may be shifting. Here are some of the reasons why Apple has stumbled and why Android has managed to make such a dent. Pricing…

There is no doubt that Apple will be releasing iOS7 at some point, and if the pattern continues this summer will likely be the ideal time to announce any new software. However, the whole point of an iOS 7 would be to improvements upon the current iOS 6. Here are the areas I think Apple’s software development team should be focusing on. Apple Maps There is no question that the biggest shortcoming of iOS 6…

With Blackberry struggling, a lot of the smartphone attention has been geared towards Apple and Samsung. However, many seem to have forgotten Nokia as a player in the space with their Lumia series, which are arguably the best phones on the Windows platform. Nokia came out with sales numbers and they seem rather impressive given the stiff competition from Android and iPhone. Nokia announced Thursday that it sold 4.4 million Lumia smartphones in the December…

Everyone is wondering when the Playstation 4 is going to be announced. One source has claimed that the announcement will be coming in February, which caused plenty of other websites and bloggers to run with it even though any kind of reasoning was fabricated at best. Here’s why the Playstation 4 will not be getting announced this upcoming February. The main reason lies in how this rumor got started in the first place. Sony will…

It’s hard to find a device that is without a touch screen nowadays. However, it is a shame that your fingers can get in the way of the things happening on your screen or smudge for those that that are freaks about keeping their screen spotless. To potentially alleviate this problem, a company by the name of Canopy is introducing a new iPhone accessory by the name of Sensus. The Sensus is a new iPhone…

Over the next few days the Consumer Electronics Show will be the prime stage for companies to flaunt their new TVs, phones, tablets, and other devices. Kicking off the announcements was LG which is bringing its 55” OLED HDTV to the US. The company had announced the TV earlier in the month but had not detailed whether it was coming to the US. For those of you that are unfamiliar, OLED stands for organic light-emitting…

According to Strategy Analytics analyst Neil Mawston, Apple is planning on releasing an ‘iPhone Mini’. If you recall, Samsung released a ‘mini’ smartphone version of the Galaxy S3 and Apple released a mini version of their iPad last year. Although Mawston believes the device is coming, he still sees it being released a couple of years from now. We believe Apple will have to launch an ‘iPhone Mini’ at some point over the next three…

Samsung has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of the Android operating system. Their Galaxy series have become the flagship phones for Android and have had tremendous commercial success. And while Samsung will undoubtedly continue to release smartphones on the Android platform, but a new report shows that that may not be a long term plan for Samsung. A confirmed report reveals that Samsung will be releasing a line of Tizen phones in 2013, although…