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Most Suitable Device for Gaming


There have been so many developments in technology in recent years that means it has become easier than ever for games developers to ensure that their games can be accessed across all portals and devices.  Of course it depends on the type of game, which device would be most compatible.

With the introduction of the likes of Google Play this has made things fairly standard for Android phones so game can be brought into the mobile market quicker.  This is also similar for the iOS platform with the app store.  There has even been the launch of the likes of GameKlip that now allows you to attach PS3 controllers to your Android device just like you would with a PS Vita.  It means you don’t have the added complication of using the touch screen and can simply use the controls.

We thought that we would give you the scoop on some of the best mobile devices that can be used for gaming.

Apple iPhone 5C

This little number is very compact which means it’s not a pain to transport around.  It’s also less expensive than the iPhone 5S making it attractive to consumers.  The resolution isn’t as good as what you could get with other mobile phones at 1136×640 a 325ppi. The best thing about this phone is the range of games that you can play on it.  With the Apple App store, you can do just a quick search and be presented with a flurry of gaming treats.

Google Nexus 5

The Google Nexus 5 is available in both black and white, so would appeal to those of you who want to look stylish.  It is powered by Android 4.4, so has a fantastic HD resolution.  This is perfect for those of you who enjoy good graphics and animations whether you are playing Angry Birds or having a game of some mobile bingo. Find out more details about mobile bingo sites.  The only downside about this device is that there is no section for an external card to be inserted, so it’s only available in 16 GB and 32 GB. This may be an issue if you are playing games that require a lot of data.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

This game allows up to 64 GB in storage which is double that of Google Nexus and can offer up to a further 64 GB if required.  The quad core and GPU will allow you to have a go on any game you come across and with Google Play at your disposal there is more than enough to choose from.  It has a high resolution of 1080p and 386ppi making games even more enjoyable to play.


The LG G2 is one of the best selling phones by LG.  It’s available in 16 different varieties with 32 GB.  What is most promising about this device is the visuals that it offers. It runs at 1080p and 424ppi and has the capacity to support HD graphics.  The downside with this device again is that it doesn’t have a memory card slot so there is minimal space for data.

Nokia Lumia 520

Nokia Lumia is of course a Windows phone.  This means that there are fewer games that are compatible with it. Although the selection is smaller, there are some games that are only exclusively available to that phone.  It has a 6 inch screen which is the largest on the list, prefect for games that require a little more detail than normal.  It runs at 1080p and 367ppi and has a fantastic touch screen.

There we have it folks a full list of phones that are great for gaming!  If you are looking for a phone that can support games with a large amount of data then you may like the Samsung Galaxy Note.  Or if the enjoyment of graphics and animations are more top on your list, then the Google Nexus 5 will be right up your street.  If it’s variety you are after then the iPhone 5C is the one for you!


T-Mobile updates Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to Android 4.4.2

Back in January, Samsung released Android 4.4.2 for the international version of the Galaxy Note 3. And today, T-Mobile decided to release the update for their variant of the Galaxy Note 3. If you are using a Note 3, then you will receive the notification soon. Or else you can also check your settings and update your phone manually.

0-Screenshot_2014-03-05-02-13-03-660x1173Although, you might not notice anything new in the interface, but the performance is improved. Anyway, are you using Note 3 from T-Mobile? Is it on 4.4.2 yet? Let us know in the comment box below.

Source: TmoNews

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The week’s best Android rumors: Project Ara, Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime, Amazon Music, and more


Project Ara

Google’s modular phone concept “Ara” could debut in 2015 with a price tag that starts at a mere $50, reports Time . Allegedly, the company developing the devices is set to finish up a working prototype over the next few weeks. Consumer sales could start as soon as Q1 2015.

Galaxy Note 3 Redux

An updated version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 could debut later this year with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor. According to SamMobile , the device would feature the LTE CAT 6 connectivity (300Mbps) demonstrated at Mobile World Congress this year.

Galaxy Gear to Tizen

galaxy_gear_six_720According to Tech Radar the OG Galaxy Gear will be receiving new life and will be updated to Tizen OS. The five-month old smartwatch will basically be stripped of all traces of Android and replaced with the new OS, which the new Samsung Gear 2 models run. Surprising, the Tizen firmware UI looks no different than the Android-based firmware.

Amazon Music Streaming

Amazon could be rolling a music service into its Prime account, says Recode . Purportedly, Amazon is “engaged in more serious talks” with record labels and may debut the feature later this year. Much like it does with movies and television shows, Amazon could reward Prime members with access to music.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime

Remember the rumors about a so-called Galaxy F flagship series for 2014? Remember the other rumors about the Galaxy S5 coming in two form factors with one being a premium experience? Well, those two stories seem to be converging, if the latest chatter is to be believed. Set to arrive in May, the so-called Galaxy S5 Prime will be a luxury experience of the Galaxy S5 and is operating under the code name of Project F.


one_plus_boxEarlier in the week we shared news about OnePlus’s new phone the One and how they received their first prototype unit that’s now undergoing testing . The same day the announcement came out (Tuesday), evleaks  posted a photo of a OnePlus box, so maybe this is the box that said device came in?

MediaTek CPU’s

A leaked MediaTek roadmap surfacing  this week tells us the chipmaker has multiple new processors on the horizon. Details include a 1.5GHZ hexa-core CPU, 2.2GHz octa-core CPU, and 1.7GHz 64-bit octa-core CPU. All three are expected to be released and integrated later this year with production coming in the months after.

T-Mobile LG L90

A leaked photo from evleaks tells us that T-Mobile is among the U.S. carriers expected to offer the recently announced L90 smartphone from LG. Pricing and launch details are unclear.

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Samsung partners with Swarovski for limited edition Galaxy Note 3 cover

Samsung today announced a partnership with Swarovski which has resulted in a limited-edition cover for the Galaxy Note 3. As you might expect, this thin is decked out in Swarovski crystals from top to bottom and adds a whole new layer of glitz and fashion to the device. The cover, which is bundled with a sparkling bracelet, is on display at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week taking place in New York. The bracelet and cover duo will be sold at the Swarovski store at 696 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, New York for a limited time with a $299 price tag.
“At Samsung, we embrace the creativity of fashion and enable it through our technology. Together with Swarovski, we’re celebrating that creativity with a specially-designed backstage lounge and a limited-edition custom cover for one of our latest smartphones during this season’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. The gorgeous, Swarovski crystal-covered cover adds a glamorous touch to the beautifully designed Galaxy Note 3 to make it the must-have device this MBFW.” 


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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo press images leak ahead of debut

Guess what! The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo (or, Lite) looks an awful lot like the standard version of the plus-sized device. A source close to SamMobile has passed along the press renders of the upcoming device, advising it’s already set to launch on a Belgian retailer’s website. The photos, as you can see here, show the Note 3 Neo looking very much like its original counterpart.

Specifications were not shared with the photos but we already have a solid idea as what to expect. Powered by Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, it should feature a 5.5-inch 720p HD (Super AMOLED) display, an 8-megapixel rear camera, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage (with microSD), and a 3100mAh battery. The Note 3 Neo should also boast the same suite of software and functions such as S Note, Multi Window, Air Command Action Memo, and Scrapbook.


We should look for Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 3 Neo any day now; however, don’t expect it in the U.S. any time soon.


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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 begins Android 4.4 KitKat rollout in Poland

Sometimes, even the most massive of updates have humble beginnings. This is the case with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, a device that offered Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upon its debut. We all figured it was just a matter of time before an upgrade to 4.4 KitKat became available to users, and it appears Samsung is now ready to offer it — albeit, on a rather small scale starting in Poland. According to SamMobile, Polish Note 3 owners (for the Snapdragon 800 quad-core version, at least) can now sideload the update through the manufacturer’s Kies software. This is a pretty quiet and restrictive launch, so Samsung hasn’t officially made any announcements, but we have a feeling that the company’s limiting the rollout at first to ensure all of the possible bugs have been squashed prior to worldwide availability.

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Via: Ars Technica

Source: SamMobile


Samsung and Trek team up to take cycling into the next generation

We’ve noted some products at CES that were a bit out of the norm, but Samsung and Trek, an American bicycle manufacturer, have two prototypes on display this week that could be very useful to cyclists, integrating smartphones with bikes.

The two concept bikes demonstrate the possibilities such as being able to charge a smartphone, a Galaxy Note 3 specifically, while pedaling and through the Galaxy Note 3 mounted to the handlebar or from a Galaxy Gear on the cyclists wrist connected wirelessly to the bike frame-integrated sensor, the cyclist can track statistics such as speed, cadence and distance.

Samsung notes that being able to charge your smartphone just by peddling (not an entirely new concept though) enables you to enjoy long bike rides without worrying about your smartphone battery running low. That’s especially useful if you’re using GPS, maps and other apps.


Hopefully it won’t take too long for these concepts to become reality for consumers.

Phandroid got a look at this concept as you can see from their photo above.

via Samsung, Phandroid

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Samsung: 10 million Galaxy Note 3 shipments in first two months

Samsung has reportedly shipped at least 10 million Galaxy Note 3 devices in the first two months of release. As the fastest moving member in its family, it is beats its predecessor by two months. As for the first model in the Galaxy Note line, it too roughly nine months to hit the mark….


Samsung debuts three new color options for Galaxy Note 3

Rose Gold White and Rose Gold Black accents and Merlot Red are the newest color choices for the plus-sized smartphone Samsung on Monday introduced three new color options for the Galaxy Note 3. Joining the Jet Black, Classic White and Blush Pink are Rose Gold White and Rose Gold Black…


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite rumored for Mobile World Congress

A lesser-powered Samsung Galaxy Note 3 may be introduced in February, according to reports Samsung may introduce a lesser-powered Galaxy Note 3 may arrive at Mobile World Congress in early 2014, according to SamMobile. Reportedly, there are two versions of the device being tested, one with a…


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