Andrew

Andrew is a co-founder of DeviceCritique. As a tech savvy individual, he aims to explains tech in a simple manner while also providing support for those who need help with their devices or computers.

Motorola DROID Maxx: Reliable with 48 Hour Battery

Introducing  the new Motorola DROID Maxx. This 5 inch smartphone from Motorola will give you the specs you need for a competitive price of $299. (with 2 year contract on Verizon). Most of all, if you are looking for a large 5inch display with a very reliable battery life at a mid-range smartphone price, this is what you are looking for.

Revamped Nexus 7 Coming

Last year, the Nexus 7 gave consumers the choice of a small, sleek stock Android tablet that was easy to carry around with great hardware to power the device. The biggest deal breaker was the price too. We should expect nothing less this time as the rumored $229 for the revamped Nexus 7 will come with better hardware and even sleeker than before, possibly giving consumers a better deal than the fi...

Sony Xperia i1 Honami: Quality Camera Phone

Looking for a smartphone with better camera capabilities? Sony’s next smartphone known as the Xperia i1 Honami will sport a 20.7 megapixel camera, larger than any high-end smartphone out on the market. This device will be nearing a phablet smartphone territory but should make for a great device for those looking for a smartphone with an excellent camera. The Xperia i1 Honami is expected to b...

Leaked Moto X Features

Motorola recently began promoting its highly anticipated Moto X smartphone device but lots about the device remain unanswered. Rogers Communications in Canada has a leaked video which shows off  the features offered on the Moto X smartphone. The anticipation for this device may be high but don’t expect anything too big.

Android Jelly Bean Surpasses Gingerbread

Android Jelly Bean surpasses Gingerbread in adoption by users. Jelly Bean (4.1 and 4.2) is the latest version of Android but has taken awhile to be adopted by Android users due fragmentation, which resulted in what is now the 2nd highest adopted version of Android in Gingerbread (2.3.3), to lead for a few years.

Moto X Will Allow Customization?

Ready for a smartphone that grants you customization? An ad was recently released for the Motorola Moto X smartphone with an excerpt about customization. Many smartphones on the market today only give you the option to choose two set colours of the phone and a choice of  internal storage space. But how about the ability to customize with engraving, colour of your choice and maybe hardware?

AndroidAdvice #4: Nova Launcher Themes

Want a more unique looking theme on your Android device running Nova Launcher? Here are 3 great themes you can apply to change your icon sets to make your interface look more colourful. The stock Android icons can come in different sizes and shapes but with themes you can make the icons look more balanced so that one icon isn’t bigger than the other. You can find these themes just by searchi...

Xperia Z Ultra Announced

Sony’s Xperia Z Ultra was announced last week which will offer users an even bigger phablet device on the market. If you require a high end giant smartphone that is bigger than what is out on the market, the Sony Xperia Z Ultra is right for you. This phablet with it’s gigantic and durable 6.4inch display is also waterproof like their Xperia Z smartphone. 

AndroidAdvice #3: Extend Android battery life

Need some tips to extend your Android battery life so that it lasts throughout your day? Like the iOSAdvice on extending your battery life, here are 3 ways to best optimize your Android smartphone’s battery so that it will last the whole day.

Waterproof Galaxy S4 Active

Waterproof Samsung Galaxy S4 gives consumers the choice of an S4 that can be used in water environments. This device is almost similar to the original Galaxy S4, only exceptions are some of the hardware features and a durable waterproof build.

Flexible Displays By LG Coming

Bending your mobile device’s display screen may soon be possible! LG is set to bring their flexible display technology in the 4th quarter of this year for their clients. An upcoming LG smartphone is also rumoured to be using a flexible display screen.

HTC One Mini Rumour

For those who prefer small and easy one handed use of smartphones, HTC is expected to release a smaller version of their HTC One smartphone known as the HTC One mini. The HTC One mini will offer a 4.3inch screen (0.4inches smaller than the One) with 720P resolution. However, a minor sacrifice will be made for this smaller device.