Devious Dungeon was made by Ravenous Games, the same folks who made the similarly-styled League of Evil and Random Heroes games. If you played either of those popular titles, you know these developers aim for … Read more
Want to protect your phone calls and data from the feds, hackers, and other snoops? FreedomPop's new Privacy Phone promises to do just that.
Nicknamed the "Snowden phone" after NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, the phone is actually a Samsung Galaxy S2 that FreedomPop rejiggered into a call- and data-encrypting device. Equipped with 128-bit encryption, the phone aims to secure your voice calls and text messages. A built-in virtual private network lets you surf the Web anonymously.
While the life cycle of most home video equipment is measured in months, speakers in particular tend to hang around a lot longer. The Bowers and Wilkins 685 debuted almost seven years ago and is only now being replaced with the 685 S2.
The appearance of the B&W 685 S2 is very similar to the original but is a little more subtle -- the striking silver nameplate is now missing, for example. The stand-mount speaker retains the same size, with a 6.5-inch woofer and a box 13.5 inches high by 7.5 inches wide and 12.… Read more
Acer is shouting to the world about a host of new gadgets, including the Liquid S2, a smartphone that shoots in a 4K resolution.
The 6-inch, 1080p Liquid S2 has a 13-megapixel snapper and a 2.2GHz Qualcomm processor, which Acer boasts will equip the phone with the power to shoot video in a massively high resolution. A huge quantity of pixels is one thing, but when we go hands-on we'll be interested to see whether the actual quality of the video is any good.
Elsewhere, Acer's Aspire R7 laptop has been given a revamp, adding fourth-generation Intel … Read more
At last, Samsung has introduced the world to the Galaxy S4 smartphone, holding its 5-inch toy aloft like a little electronic Simba. While the South Korean tech giant's latest effort is shaping up to be a dynamite little mobile, however, it didn't emerge from Samsung's forge fully formed.
Instead, the S4 is the result of years spent crafting and refining mobile tech, in an effort to build the best Android phone ever devised.
In the video above we don our big bushy Darwin beards and take a look back at the origins of Samsung's Galaxy S … Read more
As expected, the Android 4.1 software update brings about changes such as Google Now, Project Butter animations, and lock screen widgets. Also included are the requisite richer notifications, smarter keyboard, and improved Google Search.
In addition to the standard Jelly Bean features, the Samsung Galaxy S2 is getting some of the Galaxy S3's more popular options. Details include the Smart Stay eye tracking for keeping the phone awake … Read more
Maybe it's not as streamlined as Apple's AirPlay, but Samsung's AllShare system is an often-overlooked feature that lets you wirelessly beam content like music, videos, and photos among your devices at a moment's notice.
So, you find a video you shot on your phone, tap a few buttons, and voila -- there it is on your TV screen.
Though AllShare lets you share media among your phone, TV, computer, and tablet, its most practical use can be harnessed by those who own both a Galaxy smartphone (like an S2 or S3), and a Samsung Smart TV. … Read more
While it's true that Lady Gaga wants your bad romance, prepaid carrier Virgin Mobile really wants you to check out its Galaxy S2 4G instead.
That's why it has teamed up with Samsung to promote the device while sponsoring Mother Monster herself as she goes on tour across the U.S.
Hitting the Pacific Northwest first with stops in Washington and Oregon, the tour made its way to the Bay Area last night in San Jose, Calif.
Two Virgin Mobile kiosks or "activation sites" were set up so fans could take photos of themselves, many of … Read more
A new Galaxy S2 phone is coming to town, though it isn't much different than its predecessor.
Announced today by Samsung, the Galaxy S2 Plus builds upon the S2 by including Android 4.1.2, aka Jelly Bean.
Initially outfitted with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the original S2 received an update to Android 4.0 last June and is finally due up for Android 4.1 sometime soon.
Like its precedessor, the S2 Plus will offer a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, … Read more
Better late than never, right?
Virgin Mobile today announced that it will soon add the Samsung Galaxy S2 4G to its smartphone roster. Priced at $369.99, the top-selling handset of yesterday joins the no-contract carrier on November 15.
Lest you think that is a lot of money to part with, consider that Boost charges the same for its version of the Galaxy S2. Also, T-Mobile and Sprint are asking $499 for their models if you don't sign a contract. … Read more