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iPhone 5s and HTC One (M8) outperform Samsung Galaxy S5 in benchmark tests

Raw CPU and GPU performance doesn’t necessarily translate into a better user experience, but benchmark tests can be a good indicator of the level of performance you can expect from a device. AnandTech has completed a thorough technical review of the new Samsung Galaxy S5 and, in the site’s usual style, the device has been put through its paces in 39…

iPhone 5s, HTC One (M8) and Samsung Galaxy S5 get the drop test treatment

With the recent reveal of the HTC One (M8) and the announcement and impending launch of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S5, it was a only matter of time until they were given the drop test treatment alongside Apple’s iPhone 5s. So, armed with the three best phones on the market, TechSmartt took to the streets to put the devices through their paces as glass…

Innovation is stagnant, and it is up to Apple to kickstart it

There hasn’t been much to speak of in terms of innovation in the mobile market over the past few years. The iPhone 5s is just a beefed up iPhone 5 with a new OS and a fingerprint sensor alongside other bumped hardware in the same case as the iPhone 5. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is being described by many as a “S4S” and the “all new HTC One” that has yet to…

iPhone 5c and 5s among the best for usable internal storage

Which? in the UK has compiled a list of the top smartphones available, and measured them against each other using a metric we – as tech heads – often forget to consider. When it comes to comparing specs, we’re happy to reel off that a certain device has an 8GB, 16GB or 32GB storage capacity, but that doesn’t translate to real-world use. Inevitably, phones…

iPhone dominates smaller screen market, Android falls far behind

Recently, we’ve seen efforts from some of the leading Android manufacturers to push into Apple’s key market of smaller screened devices such as Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Mini and the HTC One Mini. Neither of these devices have gained the traction of their larger sibling devices, and there’s likely a reason for that. Apple is currently dominating the market for…

iPhone 5C could help Apple catch up in low end smartphone sales

By now we all know that low end smartphones are not Apple’s current area of expertise. The company is known to produce high end smartphones that compete for the title of best smartphone of the year. The company has yet to release a low end smartphone, continuing to focus on one major device per year. However, that is all expected to change next Tuesday when…

Apple still on top of the U.S smartphone market

A new study from ComScore shows that Apple is still top dog in the U.S. During the three months between November 2012 and February of this year, Apple controlled 38.9 percent of the Smartphone market, beating Samsung, which came second with 21.3 percent. Apple’s control of Smartphone subscribers is up 3.9 in the last 3 months, with Samsung only seeing an…

New HTC Sync Manager can extract information from iPhone backups

A lot of you may have heard that HTC released a new phone, the HTC One. Well, it looks like a pretty solid device and all, but HTC has just announced something targeted directly at those users that are tempted to switch, but don’t want to lose all their iPhone’s data and information. How so? It has announced that an updated version of its HTC Sync Manager…