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Android originally didn’t support touchscreen input until the iPhone came along
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Android originally didn’t support touchscreen input until the iPhone came along

In the early days of Android, Google was only considering a traditional keyboard interface (like that shown above), and the advent of a touch-screen interface came much later with the release of the first iPhone. As part of the continued hearing in the US Supreme Court between Apple and Samsung, Google’s Android engineering VP Hiroshi Lockheimer was placed on the[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 7:58 am on April 16, 2014
Why your iPhone’s touch screen is inaccurate, and why Samsung’s Galaxy S3 handset is better
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Why your iPhone’s touch screen is inaccurate, and why Samsung’s Galaxy S3 handset is better

Those of you who’ve used an iPhone, particularly the later models, will probably have noticed the same kind of thing as we have. That is, the digitiser really isn’t all that good, and your perceived inaccuracy of your typing can leave one feeling quite annoyed. Well, Finnish firm OptoFidelity have used a robot and a robotic finger, and compared the[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 4:16 pm on October 30, 2013
Galaxy S4 advertising continues to compare directly to the iPhone
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Galaxy S4 advertising continues to compare directly to the iPhone

Samsung continues it’s extremely un-subtle approach to taking on the iPhone in their latest television advertising campaign. The commercial shows a discussion between an iPhone user and an owner of the Galaxy S4, they discuss various features of the phone, like Simple Mode as well as the Smart Pause function for video. Samsung has also made efforts to say just[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 5:54 pm on July 30, 2013
Samsung Galaxy S3 fares slightly better in blender than iPhone 5
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Samsung Galaxy S3 fares slightly better in blender than iPhone 5

The wonderful boffins at Blendtec are at it again, turning shiny gadgets into dangerous black smoke. This time around they pitted Apple’s iPhone 5 against the Samsung Galaxy S3, and in spite of criticism of the latter for its ‘cheap, plasticky’ build quality, the video evidence is clearly in its favour. Obviously both phones end up as expensive black dust[Read More…]

in Phones by at 11:50 am on October 17, 2012
Samsung fires directly at Apple’s iPhone 5 in new ads promoting the Galaxy S III
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Samsung fires directly at Apple’s iPhone 5 in new ads promoting the Galaxy S III

Samsung have launched a new ad that doesn’t hold back against Apple’s brand new iPhone 5. The ad, shown below, aims to inform people that the Galaxy S III is already the best of the best, so don’t even bother with this new bit of technology. The specs listed for the Galaxy S III are for the 4G version of[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 10:53 am on September 16, 2012
Foxconn CEO: iPhone 5 “will put Samsung’s Galaxy S III to shame”
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Foxconn CEO: iPhone 5 “will put Samsung’s Galaxy S III to shame”

Foxconn’s vocal CEO has already begun touting Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5 saying that it “will put Samsung’s Galaxy S III to shame” to a group of shareholders at a meeting. This obviously a confirmation of how “great” the iPhone 5 will be, considering it’s the Foxconn CEO’s job to sell the products they make as the best thing ever, especially[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 6:26 pm on June 21, 2012
What happens when Ausdroid looks at an iPhone 4s?
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What happens when Ausdroid looks at an iPhone 4s?

When the Apple event earlier in October unveiled the iPhone 4s, we all had a bit of a chuckle. All around the web, people had been predicting the impending release of the iPhone 5, only to be disappointed (and amused) when the iPhone 4s was announced. Buzz did a little write-up comparing the iPhone 4s’ specs to various Android phones[Read More…]

in Opinion, Other, Phones by at 7:36 am on October 15, 2011