Both the Sony Xperia S and Samsung Galaxy Nexus are behemoth devices, but which one, on paper, is better? Read on to find out our full thoughts.
It’ll be no surprise for anybody to hear that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus was one of the most hotly anticipated Android phones ever. Fact. There was, and still is, a lot to love about the Nexus, and apart from a few technical issues at launch, we were mightily impressed with it.
Fast forward a few months and the next phone which has been making a lot of headlines is Sony’s new device, and its first away from Ericsson. On initial inspection, the Xperia S looks gorgeous, and with its UK release fast approaching, we decided to compare both spec sheets to try and figure out which device has the edge, on paper.
Android tablets going from strength to strength. Read on to find out more.
Our favourite OS has come on leaps and bounds in the past year or so, with more Android phones being shipped and sold than ever before, it seems that their bigger counterparts are following suit.
The latest figures from Strategy Analytics suggest that Android accounted for 39% of the total tablet market in the last three months of 2011, a figure that is up by 10% if you compare it to last years figures.
Apple’s iOS still leads the way with 58% of the market share, a fall of 10%. Microsoft’s share stood at a lowly 1.5%
Source: Strategy Analytics
Learning is never a bad thing, and the SAS Survival Guide aims to give you the knowledge to be safe while you’re out and about. Read on to find out our full thoughts on the app.Can you name every type of cloud?
The SAS Survival Guide’s is based of the actual safety protocols which SAS soldiers are taught everyday. The app has been designed to be a one-stop source for information regarding traveling and what to do in an emergency. Although for many it won’t be of much use, it’s a vital app for the keen explorers amongst us.
The app has a variety of categories that you can look through, all of which include picture references or, in some cases, videos. The subjects the app covers is vast; ranging from attracting the attention of a rescue team to sharpening a knife, all are as comprehensive as the one before them. Each category tackles a variety of possible situations and potential problems regarding the categories subject.
There are a selection of stories included in the app that highlight the importance of safety techniques, and how to react in the face of danger. Each story highlights a specific safety technique, which is then expanded on at the end of the story.
EDF Energy London Eye embraces technology to enhance guests’ experience.
The iconic London Eye is set to undergo a technological makeover with each capsule being fitted with Samsung’s Galaxy Tab devices.
Displaying content designed by LMC design and Henry Stuart Photography, each tablet will show the capital’s best sights that can be seen from the London, as well as a full 3D view of each sight.
Customers will also be able to access key information about the landmarks that really take their interest and even take a look inside the structures, offering a unique perspective.
Combining headphones and a speaker in one package is a good idea, but do the Zumreed X2 Hybrid Headphones deliver? Read on to find out our thoughts.
We were truly excited to get a pair of the Zumreed X2 Hybrid Headphones, as it’s a concept we’ve always thought would work well. Once we had removed the headphones from their packaging, we had a sharp intake of breath because these headphones are massive. We were impressed with most of the build quality of the headphones, but not too convinced on the slightly plasticky feel to the speakers.
On the back of a sturdy looking pair of headphones are 2 speakers, both adding a lot of weight and width to the overall size of the product. The sound quality that comes from the headphones is superb, although you can really feel the weight of the headphones after a prolonged period of time. Bass sounds fantastic, and there’s a fair amount of background noise does get cancelled out, although not as much as we would’ve liked.
Using the small control panel that comes with the headphones, you can then switch to speaker mode. This plays the music through the speakers, but the sound quality is a lot more ‘tinny’ than what we’d have liked. It’s a pity, as it really detracts from the overall quality of the product, and the speakers are definitely something which need to be improved on.
Do you like your gameplay simple and your graphics retro? Then take a look at our review for Ice Tycoon.
Simplicity is something we’ve come to know and love with Android games, and Ice Tycoon fits in to that category perfectly. You play as an Ice Cream vendor, aiming to please as many customers as possible in the quickest amount of time.
At your disposal are different ice cream flavours, toppings and sweets, all of which can be mixed together to create the ice cream creations your customers want. As each customer approaches your shop, an icon will appear over his or her head outlining what they want on their ice cream, and it’s up to you to make it as quick as possible.
As the levels progress, more and more customers start to appear at any one time, and their demands become more difficult. The time you’ve got to complete each ice cream shortens, and your customers are more likely to get angry at you far quicker.