We have some awesome phones to choose from here in 2014 and if you are like me and waited thinking the choice would be easier well the choice is actually harder. On the Android side we have Nexus 6, Droid Turbo, Moto X 2014, Note 4, One+, HTC M8, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Alpha (on select carriers) and on the Apple side the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. With so many devices to choose from how do you choose the best device. Across the board the specs are pretty even though Apple dominates in the camera department followed by Samsung, unfortunately Motorola and Nexus devices are heading the bottom and the Moto Nexus is .....well let's say I am not expecting much out of the camera.
Such a tough choice this holiday season which phone will you be purchasing?
What's that? A brand-new phone from Sharp? Yep, it's called the Sharp Aquos Crystal, Sharp’s phone with an edgeless display, is now available at Boost Mobile for $149.99. You can pick it up at a Boost Mobile retail store or a Best Buy store. For Boost Mobile customers, the white version is the only model available. The Aquos Crystal will also come to Sprint Prepaid today for $149.99 and will be available at Best Buy. If you wait until October 21, however, you can also pick up the Aquos Crystal on Sprint Prepaid at RadioShack.
Sharp Aquos Crystal features:
5-inch 720p edgeless display
1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor
1.5GB RAM, 8GB storage
8-megapixel rear camera
1.2-megapixel front-facing camera
Android 4.4.2 KitKat
2040mAh battery to keep it running.
The specs are mid-range, but that edgeless design might just enough to sell you on it. I know with all the High end phones being released some of us would not...
The average American diet consumes over 25% of their diet from added sugar, which is more than 15 % more than recommended. Everything from table sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, honey, and artificial sugar, we have wrapped our entire diet around sugar and it is hard to shake. What harms Americans more are the hidden sugars. You know when you consume candy, soda, or cake that you are consuming sugar, but many are not aware of the hidden sugars found is processed food, salad dressing, and meat products in the form of dextrose. For those who are not aware stored sugar is turned into fat and can lead to diabetes. The goal this week is to become aware of hidden sugars and try and eliminate as much of that from your diet as possible. Here are so tips to help with that:
Not only did Google reveal the full pricing info for the Google Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and the Nexus Player, they also made all of these devices available on the Google Play Store for pre-order. Here are several links below to each of these devices and their prices.
Here are the first four camera shots supposedly taken by the new Motorola Nexus 6. They aren't really very impressive, but that might be the photographer's fault more than the camera. Even though the images are rather bland, we do at least get to see a large amount of clarity in some parts of them.
Google's marketing page for the phone indicate the following about the camera in the Nexus 6:
What do you think? Do these images live up to those statements? You can see all four pics in the thread below.
The hottest new Android tablet on the planet is already available for pre-order on the online mega-retailer Amazon. The company makes it clear that the HTC-made Nexus 9 Android tablet won't release until November 3rd, 2014, but you can still make sure you are one of the first to get one.
The new super-tab sells for a remarkable price of $399.99, considering the ultra high end specs:
Samsung fans in the U.S. who have been anxiously anticipating the arrival of the Galaxy Note 4 will be pleased. The new phablet flagship from Sammy is now on sale at all U.S. carriers. It's easy to be excited about this device. It has monster specs and monster performance to go with his large size.
Here's a breakdown of U.S. Carrier links to order yours:
One of the top features of Cyanogen Mod 11 is the Theme Chooser theme. This allows you to make your device feel new by giving it an all new look and feel. The theme featured in the video above is a free theme. It is limited in scope, but does include a wallpaper, icons, and some other framework elements.
If you are a fan of red and black then you will love the new DarkOut theme by theme developer "Idea Designs". This theme is compatible with any rom that utilizes the new CM11 Theme Chooser. This means that you will get a fuller level of customization than you would otherwise see with a standard launcher theme since CM11 theme chooser devs have access to the full systemUI and Framework-res. You will get a whole new look and feel to your device.
Themed elements include Framework, settings, system UI, keyboard, navigation keys, dialer, mms, calculator, quick tiles, loading spinner, whats app, hangout, play store, wallpaper, animated...
CyanogenMods new theme chooser is great because it gives you full control of your theme. You no longer have to chose one theme, rather you can download many themes and mix and match components of themes. If you want a wallpaper from one theme, but app icons from another, no worries CM Theme Chooser allows you to have this kind of control over the look of your device. You can finally make your device truly yours.
The latest theme by theme developer "Giulio Fagioli" brings you a simple theme with green and white tones. There are lots of natural elements built right in hence the name "DEW". This is the first phase of the theme but includes theming for dialer, lockscreen, settings, quick settings, whatsapp, Navigation bar, toast, progress bar, google keyboard, aosp keyboard, and much more. You can also expect more to come in updates. If you are...