Much more John Walton articles, videos, reviews




Cubic gets clunky in Spanish vid Exclusive

Cubic gets clunky in Spanish vid


Videos Like a cube - that's how the Samsung S8000 rolls. Or so it appears in this video. I still can't confirm that this thing will run Android, but if this display is any indication of the performance we can expect in an end-product, I kinda...

Open source news from Computex Exclusive

Open source news from Computex


Android Taipei is currently hosting the Computex trade show, which runs from the 2nd to the 6th. The shindig draws announcements related to pretty much anything tech, but computers, peripherals and mobile products are the primary focus. The...


T-Mobile's next Android phone Updated

T-Mobile's next Android phone


Android It's official . Early Summer is when we can expect the next US Android device from T-Mo. The US Sapphire/Magic, MyTouch 3G, whatever you want to call it - it is arriving soon. I got my paws on an Ion very recently. And even though most of...


Google Wave in a nutshell Updated

Google Wave in a nutshell


Google Google's forthcoming Wave system is definitely interesting. And the presentation is too - it's just very long. So here's the recap in ten minutes. Email, Twitter, blogging, social sites, office collaboration... Everything is one. That's...



Hero ROM demo by Haykuro Updated

Hero ROM demo by Haykuro


Android [EDITED] Haykuro is no longer working on ROMs. Haykuro was receiving a lot of attention - good and bad - because he's a 17-year-old coding superstar who got hot stuff out fast. But there are still others to to keep your eye on. The...


Ions - get your fresh hot Ions Updated

Ions - get your fresh hot Ions


Android Engadget titled this story Google's altruistic Ion giveaway instantly rewarded with blind greed. And while I can understand the angle, I identify pretty strongly with the geek who overextended himself in order to indulge in techy vice -...




Android apps under Ubuntu Updated

Android apps under Ubuntu


Android I couldn't be at the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Barcelona, but ars technica was. And they were able to grab a snap of what amounts to (for practical purposes - and those that I understand) a virtualized environment in which Android...



The face of Android, part 2 Updated

The face of Android, part 2


Android Just a quick flashback to October 15th, 2008 - six days before I received my pre-ordered G1, I wrote a post called The Face of Android . For those who don't feel like a trip down memory lane (or prefer video over text), I'll summarize. A...





More Android details for Canada Exclusive

More Android details for Canada


Android For those of you in The Great White North that are looking for an Android device but don't like the idea of a three-year commitment (yes, it takes a three-year contract to get the phone for $199.99), the cost of entry has been increased....

Cupcake, the thrill is gone Updated

Cupcake, the thrill is gone


Android I don't mean to say that there's nothing to be happy about regarding the features of Cupcake. It's just that it's been hyped so hard for so long (I am not exempt) that I doubt the software can maintain the stir that has surrounded its...


T-Mobile 3G rollout schedule Updated

T-Mobile 3G rollout schedule


3g The good folks at TmoNews have a reliable source (and when TmoNews says that, you can pretty much take it to the bank) that has leaked the 3G rollout plans for 2009. There's a photo detailing May, and a list covering the remainder of the...


Morrison breaks on through Exclusive

Morrison breaks on through


Android Remember that leaked T-Mobile roadmap where certain elements  were hidden by black boxes? It depicted Houdini, Sapphire, and Bigfoot, and disclosed the end-of-life for the G1. And then there was the WalMart release list that...

Official Smartphone Rankings

1 HTC One (M8)

HTC One (M8)

123 Votes Change+-0
2 LG G3

LG G3

81 Votes Change+-0
3 LG Nexus 5

LG Nexus 5

65 Votes Change+1
4 Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

28 Votes Change-1
5 Apple iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 5s

17 Votes Change+-0
1 HTC One (M8)

HTC One (M8)

Chosen by
25 points +-0
All experts who rated this Smartphone
from ranked this as the # - see why
close
Expert ranking history for this smartphone
21 weeks on the charts
Ranked # : week of
close
2 LG G3

LG G3

Chosen by
23 points +-0
All experts who rated this Smartphone
from ranked this as the # - see why
close
Expert ranking history for this smartphone
6 weeks on the charts
Ranked # : week of
close
3 Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5

Chosen by
16 points +-0
All experts who rated this Smartphone
from ranked this as the # - see why
close
Expert ranking history for this smartphone
20 weeks on the charts
Ranked # : week of
close
4 Apple iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 5s

Chosen by
16 points -2
All experts who rated this Smartphone
from ranked this as the # - see why
close
Expert ranking history for this smartphone
48 weeks on the charts
Ranked # : week of
close
5 Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Chosen by
12 points +1
All experts who rated this Smartphone
from ranked this as the # - see why
close
Expert ranking history for this smartphone
47 weeks on the charts
Ranked # : week of
close
Vote this week See the full list

 


This week's most popular reactions

What's your reaction?



All videos


This weeks "People's Choice Rankings" best smartphones


HTC One (M8)

HTC One (M8)

Details Vote

LG G3

LG G3

Details Vote

LG Nexus 5

LG Nexus 5

Details Vote

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Details Vote

Apple iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 5s

Details Vote

BlackBerry Z10

BlackBerry Z10

Details Vote


See all hot devices
close
close
close