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A week in reviews: 7 - 11 April

A week in reviews: 7 - 11 April

By 12 April 2014

Phone season is upon us. As is the Samsung Galaxy S5 which you can go and buy in the shops right now. But is it worth it, and can it better the HTC One (M8) which also landed around the globe this very week? We've got the full review on the site for your... >>

First AMOLED smartphone screen with 513ppi is spied

First AMOLED smartphone screen with 513ppi is spied

By 11 April 2014

Future Samsung smartphones could feature a 5.7-inch QHD AMOLED 2,560 x 1,400-resolution display with 513 pixels per inch, thanks to Taiwan-based AU Optronics and its latest HD panel technology. Samsung revealed earlier this year that it was developing... >>

Win big prizes with Pocket-lint including an iPhone 5S or Xbox One

Win big prizes with Pocket-lint including an iPhone 5S or Xbox One

By 11 April 2014

Want to be the envy of your friends? How about rocking the latest games console or tablet? Good because here at Pocket-lint we've got a stack of great prizes to give away. How about an iPhone 5S or maybe the Nexus 5? Yep, all you have to do is sign up... >>

Dropbox's Mailbox app launches for Android - with Mac desktop beta coming soon too

Dropbox's Mailbox app launches for Android - with Mac desktop beta coming soon too

By 9 April 2014

Dropbox acquired Mailbox for iOS a little over a year ago, and now it has finally launched an Android version of the email client. Oh, and a desktop beta version for Mac is coming too. At an event in San Francisco, Dropbox showed off Mailbox for Android... >>

AllCast now lets you stream and mirror from Android device to Amazon's Fire TV

AllCast now lets you stream and mirror from Android device to Amazon's Fire TV

By 8 April 2014

You can now stream and screen-mirror from an Android device to your new Amazon Fire TV, thanks to a swift update to the AllCast for Android app. Develoepr Koushik Dutta didn't take long to add support for Fire TV to the AllCast app, as he just released... >>

Twitter acquires Android lock screen app Cover

Twitter acquires Android lock screen app Cover

By 7 April 2014

Twitter has bought a relatively small development team and its Android app called Cover. Cover is an Android-only app that replaces your lock screen. It learns the apps you use and puts them on your lock screen for quick and easy access. But not for long,... >>

Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1 review
4.5 out of 5

Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1 review

By 7 April 2014

Samsung is certainly no stranger to tablets. But you might be left scratching your head and wondering what's what given how many model numbers and sizes are available throughout its ranges. Enter the Samsung Galaxy TabPro 10.1, the 10.1-inch Android tablet... >>

Google planning to launch Android TV, simplifying its Google TV for the masses

Google planning to launch Android TV, simplifying its Google TV for the masses

By 6 April 2014

Google plans to revamp its television offering by ditching the long-failed Google TV and launching a new Android TV platform. The Verge, who obtained screenshots of the Android TV interface, reports Android TV will be more closely aligned with other... >>

Cortana vs Google Now vs Siri: Battle of the personal assistants

Cortana vs Google Now vs Siri: Battle of the personal assistants

By 5 April 2014

Although voice-activated personal assistants are considered standard on smartphones, Microsoft has only recently stepped up to the plate with its Cortana offering on Windows Phone 8.1. And it's eager to trump Google's Google Now and Apple's Siri. Personal... >>

Nokia Lumia 630 vs Motorola Moto G: What's the difference?

Nokia Lumia 630 vs Motorola Moto G: What's the difference?

By 4 April 2014

There's a lot of activity in the budget handset sector. Things were rolling along rather sedately until Motorola fired the disruptive Moto G into the mix. Recent reports suggest the Moto G has gained 6 per cent market share in a few months. Nokia is... >>