Samsung Galaxy S III review

Samsung Galaxy S III review

After many months of waiting and not a small amount of hype the Galaxy S III is finally here replacing the Galaxy S II as Samsung’s hero phone of the day — Samsung’s play not only against whatever Apple’s got up its sleeves but also appealing phones such as HTC’s One X/XL family. Samsung’s new…

Acer Iconia Tab A510 review

Acer Iconia Tab A510 review

The Tegra 3 platform that Acer’s latest Android tablet is based on is stellar — not only because of its blazing-fast performance but also because of its battery life. The Iconia Tab A510 with its 32GB storage and Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS is one of the most capable tablets available. On paper in…

Best Apps for Android, July 2012

Best Apps for Android, July 2012

Apex Launcher Alternative launcher for ICS users. Ice Cream Sandwich ships with by far the best version of the Android launcher so far (as you’d hope) so it can be quite upsetting when your phone manufacturer decides that its modified version is better (*cough* TouchWiz *couch*). It is of course child’s play to replace the…

Wow, just wow: Samsung Galaxy S II review

Wow, just wow: Samsung Galaxy S II review

So everyone talks about a phone being an iPhone killer. Which smartphone will be the one to topple Apple’s touchscreen wonder off the smartphone tower? The Samsung Galaxy S II is probably the closest we’re going to see this generation.The Samsung Galaxy S II is a super slim smartphone running Android (Gingerbread) customised heavily with…

Why Apple fears Samsung: Part 1 – Samsung Galaxy S II

Why Apple fears Samsung: Part 1 - Samsung Galaxy S II

The Samsung Galaxy II S is Apple’s worst nightmare: a super-hero smartphone whose slimness power extraordinary Super AMOLED screen and Android OS may upstage the coming iPhone 5. Certainly Apple has made it clear when seeking injunctions against it in the US and Australia that it believes the Galaxy II S infringes on various Apple…

Top 10 reasons the Android 2.2 upgrade is amazing

Top 10 reasons the Android 2.2 upgrade is amazing

Some Android phone vendors and telcos are expected to start rolling out the Android 2.2 upgrade this month. We use an Acer Liquid E as our test Android phone so we upgraded it from 2.1 to 2.2 this week (the official Acer upgrade will be available to users late November). We were blown away by…

Galaxy S Pro probably not for Australia, says Samsung

Galaxy S Pro probably not for Australia, says Samsung

Today’s debut of the Galaxy S is just the start for Samsung’s Android assault and there’s more where that came from.Tyler McGee Vice President of Telecommunications for Samsung Electronics Australia told APC that additional Android devices would follow throughout the year – which should come as no surprise to anyone given the company’s investment in…