Tag Archive: Closer


Chromebook vs. iPads: Closer than ever to being actual computers

The future of Chrome OS is to compete with the iPad, but it’s a long fight.

It should be abundantly clear by now that Android tablets are never going to catch on. Instead, it looks more and more like Google is positioning Chrome OS with Android apps to fill that space. Chromebooks have been tremendously successful in the quest to replace the traditional computer over the last couple of years, especially in school settings. At the same  [Read More…]

6 reasons to give OUKITEL’s WP5000 a closer look (Promoted)

OUKITEL wants the world to get a good look at its newest tri-proof smartphone, the WP5000, before its worldwide pre-order on April 17th. Take a look at six reasons why it deserves a shot.

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T-Mobile is one step closer to launching its live TV service

T-Mobile has officially completed its acquisition of Layer3 TV and has a new television team to work on and launch the Un-Carrier’s latest service.

In mid-December, T-Mobile took the mobile industry by storm when it announced that it’d be acquiring television provider Layer3 TV as part of a new effort to launch its own Internet-based live TV streaming service. Now, in late January, that acquisition has been completed.

The over 200 employees from Layer 3 TV are  [Read More…]

5G gets closer to reality as initial standard is finalized

5G is a little bit closer to being the real deal.

We keep hearing about the impending launch of 5G, but the reality is that the reported 2019 launch is still quite far away. In the meantime, work continues behind the scenes to ensure that, when carriers and phone manufacturers are ready to roll it out, they know exactly what they’re working with.

To that end, a 5G milestone was hit today at the 3GPP RAN Plenary  [Read More…]

Google Instant Apps are one step closer to becoming available

You might remember that one of the most intriguing novelties announced by Google at its I/O event last year was Instant Apps. If you don’t, let us refresh your memory by explaining that Instant Apps act as a sort of bridge between web apps and native Android apps allowing users to utilize only specific parts

Watch: Closer look at BLUBOO Dual’s camera performance

Curious about the BLUBOOL Dual and its camera performance? After only just learning of the device a few days ago, it’s likely you might have questions or want to learn more about it. Today we are going to delve into the performance of the front-side camera a little bit more; and, this time we have

Galaxy S7 edge: A closer look at the new Edge Screen features

The Edge Screen becomes more useful and expandable in Samsung’s latest curvy phone.

Let’s be honest: The Galaxy S6 edge’s curved sides were largely a design feature. They were mainly there to look cool, not to fulfill any functional requirement. That’s about to change as Samsung launches the Galaxy S7 edge, however, with a larger, more customizable, more useful Edge Screen.

We already knew Samsung was overhauling its “edge” functionality in the  [Read More…]

LG G5 case listings give closer look at dual camera setup

Ahead of the impending LG G5 announcement later this month, some case listings on Amazon have potentially given us a closer look at the dual camera setup the phone may ship with. The image above largely lines up with a previous case leak from late last month, showing two camera sensors sitting above a fingerprint sensor on the rear of the phone. In between the cameras sits a dual-LED flash.

Aside from the close look at the  [Read More…]

Latest Priv by BlackBerry hands-on offers up a closer look at the hardware, camera samples and more

At this point, the Priv by BlackBerry has appeared in so many random places now it’s all starting to get a little bit silly but in any case, we’re now getting yet another look at the device. The folks over at derStandard.at have posted up a sort of mini-review of the device based on pre-release hardware and software.

A lot of the review is just basic items that have already been covered and confirmed, but it’s certainly  [Read More…]

John Chen offers up a closer look at the Priv by BlackBerry

While we’ve already got a look at one hands-on with Priv by BlackBerry smartphone, the latest one is a little bit more special. Why? Well, because BlackBerry CEO John Chen himself decided to go ahead and show off the device to BNN’s Amber Kanwar. Although the video is just a simple walk through, it’s still a nice look at the device. Kinda funny really, because as it’s a demo device, it hasn’t been fully set up as  [Read More…]