Microsoft says Facebook Home is “remarkably” reminiscent of Windows Phone

Facebook Home is an Android add-on that’s all about putting people ahead of apps. That concept, and implementation unveiled alongside the HTC First Facebook-oriented phone, sounds awfully familiar to Frank X. Shaw, Microsoft vice president of corporate communication. Shaw posted to the Microsoft blog that the theme of Home’s presentation yesterday was “remarkably similar to the launch event we did…

Updated Google Maps for Android begins rolling out, sports new look and features

The revamped Maps UI for Android 4.0.3+ users unveiled at Google’s I/O developers conference a couple of months back appeared in the Google Play store on Tuesday, with the company promising a gradual rollout over the next few weeks. The update, brought to our attention by the Android Police site, brings a cleaner, fresher look similar to that enjoyed by…

Another round of Nokia Lumia 1020 press pics leak, camera grip confirmed

Something tells us that the Nokia event later today will open with the Radiohead song “No Surprises”, or at least it should, as there will be little left to reveal about the Nokia Lumia 1020 that hasn’t already been revealed in some form or another. The latest set of pictures are said to be the real deal and taken from…

Samsung Galaxy Note III to be available in four versions

Samsung Galaxy Note III is one of the most anticipated devices of the year so understandably it’s getting its fair share of leaks and rumors. Now a particularly interesting report from the Korean publication ET News claims that the third-generation Galaxy Note phablet will be available in four different variants. The Samsung Galaxy Note III is speculated to be available…

Nokia Pro Camera: DSLR controls in a smartphone

Nokia has announced the new Lumia 1020 in New York and with it a new Pro Camera app that will allow photographers more control over the way they shoot pictures on the camera. Trying to give more SLR-like controls, the camera will let people control all levels of the camera for stills and videos, including exposure time. Introducing a new…

Alleged images and video of budget Apple iPhone emerge

A slew of alleged images and video footage of Apple’s much talked about budget iPhone made an appearance on the web. The photos look in line with the leaked colored shells from last week. The images reveal a svelte-looking handset with a 4″ display, made of polycarbonate. Despite its plastic nature however, the budget iPhone is said to be impressively…

Uber for iOS and Android adds fare splitting to curb friends who forget to pay up

Uber – the popular taxi-hailing app for iOS and Android- was updated on Monday to include fare splitting. The app’s latest feature essentially lets passengersshare the cost of a cab trip. But how does it work?After a group of passengers requests a ride, a single passenger can access the “Fare Split” feature by tapping the arrow icon and then inviting…

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, the latest 7-inch Android tablet, launching in May

Galaxy Tab 3 Galaxy Tab 3 Galaxy Tab 3 Galaxy Tab 3 Samsung today announced that it’s not quite done with its tablet portfolio. Though the company recently began selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 and it’s 8-inch display, it will soon add the 7-inch display of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 to its portfolio. The Galaxy Tab 3 is…

Zombie HQ for Windows Phone 8, keeping the streets and your brains safe

Zombie HQ hit the Windows Phone Store shelves last week and is from the developers of Dredd vs. Zombies and Guns 4-Hire. Zombie HQ is a Windows Phone 8 game where you play the role of a zombie apocalypse survivor determined to save your city from the living dead. As you work to reclaim your city, you work towards rescuing…

iPhone 5S and low-cost iPhone Light designs leak in diagrams

Design details of the next iPhone and its mooted low-cost stablemate appear to have leaked online, amid speculation that Apple is gearing up for a sustained tilt at the cheaper end of the smartphone market later this year. Diagrams intended for case manufacturers that detail the design of what are purported to be two forthcoming iPhones have been sourced by…

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