Following last month's announcement of Ubuntu smartphones, MWC 2013 saw the launch of a new version of Ubuntu Linux operating system for tablet devices. We managed to get a neat walkthrough to better understand how the OS functions across both devices and it looks promising.
At MWC 2013, Mozilla demonstrated its first commercial build of Firefox OS and we managed to catch a working build in action. Firefox phones are slated to launch later this year with five major brands pledging their support, so enjoy the video and watch out for more updates!
HTC's new One phone packs a few neat photography tools like time sequencing, object removal and enhanced 360-degree panoramas. This is possible with HTC Zoe that captures 5 frames before you press the shutter button, and another 15 frames after, which also helps create 3-second video clips. Check out a brief demo of Zoe in action!
HTC's latest flagship smartphone, the HTC One, has a long list of new features. A notable highlight is its rear 4MP HTC UltraPixel camera with BSI camera sensor that features enlarged pixels to take in three times more light. Factor in HTC ImageSense 2 and an f/2.0 lens, check out this demo that pits the HTC One's low light photography against the Apple iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3.
HTC may have had a head start in the 5-inch full HD phone market with the Butterfly, but Sony is catching up with its Xperia Z. How does the HTC Butterfly compare with the Sony Xperia Z? We have an exclusive first look at both 5-inch phones.
Corning's Gorilla Glass is now tougher against scratches and impact. How much tougher can it get? Catch the demonstration of the new Gorilla Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance (NDR) technology and a glimpse of what your future mobile device could be using.
We had a brief hands-on trial of NVIDIA's Project Shield to share as well as NVIDIA CEO's dissection of what's underneath this upcoming portable gaming handheld unit. Enjoy!
LG's goal for a smart home is for one-touch connectivity to share content across smart devices and control of smart appliances. We bring you a brief demo of LG's smart refrigerator, smart washing machine and even smart lighting in action using LG's 2013 line-up of products.
The LG Optimus G is the first quad-core LTE smartphone powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, allowing the phone a whole new degree of multitasking. Tapping on this and its 4.7-inch True HD IPS+ display, LG has integrated new intuitive video features and we've a hands-on demo of it in action.
At the NVIDIA press conference in CES 2013, we were treated to NVIDIA's recent projects and initiatives, and one of the highlights was to see just how much faster the Tegra 4 is against other top-notch tablet platforms. Check out this short clip!
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