Category Archives: Top Tech Weekly

In the news: Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored for two plastic models

SAMSUNG GALAXY S5 SPECS RUMORED FOR TWO PLASTIC MODELS Samsung may release two new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphones this Spring to compete on multiple price levels, according to a new investor note from the man who accurately predicted many of the iPhone 5s features in 2013. Read the full article…  GOOGLE ACQUIRES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE STARTUP […]

In the news: Viber announces Viber out worldwide

VIBER ANNOUNCES VIBER OUT WORLDWIDE, BRINGS LOW-COST CALLING TO ANY NUMBER Viber, the popular cross-platform messaging and VOIP calling application, is rolling out their Viber Out service worldwide. The service uses credit purchased through in-app purchases, or via credit card for desktop users. Purchased minutes can be used on Android, iOS or the desktop client. In […]

In the news: 10 excellent platforms for building mobile apps

 10 EXCELLENT PLATFORMS FOR BUILDING MOBILE APPS If you’ve ever wanted to build an app for your business, blog, product or service, but the heavy investment of both time and money put you off, you’re not alone. The good news is that entering the mobile market no longer necessarily requires thousands of dollars and months […]

In the news: Eric Schmidt writes a guide for switching from iPhone to Android

ERIC SCHMIDT WRITES A GUIDE FOR SWITCHING FROM iPHONE TO ANDROID Thinking about making the switch from iPhone to Android? “Many” of Eric Schmidt’s friends are, he says — and so he wrote them a 900-word guide to walk them through the process. Google’s executive chairman took to Google+ earlier this week to share tips […]

In the news: Microsoft announced the arrival of the official Instagram app for Windows Phone

 INSTAGRAM COMES TO WINDOWS PHONE STORE These days, a mobile OS is only as good as its ecosystem, and no company knows this fact more than Microsoft. Its smartphone platform known as Windows Phone has had plenty of growing pains during the first three years of existence, which is mainly related to a limited number […]

In the news: BBM set to hit Wi-Fi iPads & iPod Touch

 BBM SET TO HIT WI-FI iPADS & iPOD TOUCH  BlackBerry’s BBM service shocked the world when it finally went cross-platform last month. While many thought it would be dead on arrival, the app rocketed to No. 1 on the iPhone download charts and brought 20 million new users to the BBM platform within a week. […]

In the news: Kindle fire HDX 8.9 with Android review: Bigger is still beautiful

 KINDLE FIRE HDX 8.9 REVIEW: BIGGER IS STILL BEAUTIFUL We loved the Kindle Fire HDX. It’s faux-Android wrapped up in a budget body so beautiful you’ll learn to stop worrying and love the forked OS. Now its big brother, the HDX 8.9, is here with the same flavor of lovely in a stretched-out package. Read […]

In the news: Android 4.4 KitKat: When is it coming to your phone?

 ANDROID 4.4 KITKAT: WHEN’S IT COMING TO MY PHONE OR TABLET? Google has announced the launch of the latest version of its operating system, Android 4.4 KitKat, in San Francisco along with the unveiling of the Nexus 5.That’s all very well and good, but when is it coming to your Android smartphone? Will the smartphone […]

In the news: iPAD Air – Everything you need to know Apple’s svelte new tablet

  iPAD AIR: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT APPLE’S NEW TABLET Apple announced iPad Air, the fifth in its line of (nearly) 10-inch tablets. Last year, Apple’s big-boy got a perfunctory upgrade, but this year the iPad’s getting a new super skinny design—and a new name—with batch of significant improvements that’ll carry it through […]

In the news: Android 4.4 KitKat will bring a new Google Play Store

 ANDROID 4.4 KITKAT WILL BRING A NEW GOOGLE PLAY STORE Lately the entire Android world has been talking about the update to 4.4 KitKat and the Nexus 5, not to mention rumor after rumor of when it will arrive. This afternoon something different has surfaced, which is a look at the brand new somewhat redesigned […]