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Sony Xperia Z1: The 20 Megapixels Waterproof Monster Smartphone

Sony Xperia Z1: The 20 Megapixels Waterproof Monster Smartphone

Sony Xperia Z1, the new flagship device from the Japanese company unveiled during the IFA at Berlin aims to go head-to-head with other super smartphones on the market like the Galaxy S4 and the HTC One, with it’s 5-inch HD display and the monster 20MP of camera. Features Display The Sony Xperia Z1 sports a five-inch Full HD TRILUMINOS display with X-Reality for mobile, which allows a better ... »

Ubuntu Edge: One Week In

Ubuntu Edge: One Week In

A week ago the world was introduced to the Ubuntu Edge Idiegogo campaign which hopes to raise a massive $32,000,000 to help fund Canonical’s limited edition smart phone, the Ubuntu Edge. A lot has happened in the last week so let’s take a look… Ubuntu Edge is everywhere Other than RefuGeeks (of course), the Ubutu Edge Indiegogo campaign has been covered by some of the most influe... »

Ubuntu edge revealed – and it’s epic!

Ubuntu edge revealed – and it’s epic!

A couple of days ago I wrote an article about the leaked “Ubuntu Edge” images that were accidentally found on one of the Ubuntu web servers. In that article I wrote about how I wasn’t sure if this was a clever PR stunt by Canonical, or if this was for real. Well my fellow RefuGeeks, it turns out that this is completely legit, and very exiting! Crowd Funding So the guys over a... »

Ubuntu Edge – Is this the new Ubuntu Phone?

Ubuntu Edge – Is this the new Ubuntu Phone?

Last night it seems that Sébastien Maes accidentally tripped over some images of a device dubbed the Ubuntu Edge. These images show a pretty sleek looking Ubuntu branded smartphone. Subsequent to Sébastien’s find the site/images have been taken down. However, that didn’t stop Sébastien grabbing the images before the site went down. As you can see from the image above the devic... »

Is The iPhone Really Worth The Money?

Is The iPhone Really Worth The Money?

As many people know, Apple devices aren’t exactly the cheapest on the market. But is the old adage “you get what you pay for” really true when it comes to the iPhone? Well, in this article I’m going to compare two devices that, when released were top of the range – the Samsung Galaxy SII and the iPhone 4S. The reason I have gone for these instead of the latest 5 & SIII respective... »

Ubuntu Phone OS Images Available Next Week

Ubuntu Phone OS Images Available Next Week

In a blog post yesterday, Canonical announced that official Ubuntu Phone OS images will be available for the Galaxy Nexus & Nexus 4 devices from the 21st February 2013. Now, before you all race of to go and download the image and start flashing your devices, you should take note that these images are development releases only, and what that means is that they are likely to be buggy, unstable... »

Get To Know Firefox OS With “Building Firefox OS” (Website)

Get To Know Firefox OS With “Building Firefox OS” (Website)

We’ve reported on Firefox OS regularly since it was announced in the middle of 2012, and today we’re going to be reporting on yet another sneak preview of Firefox OS right from your browser. We’ve already told you how you can try Firefox OS in Linux and on the Raspberry Pi but now using a pretty cool website dubbed “Building Firefox OS”, you can try Firefox OS stra... »

Send Text Messages Through Your Browser Using MightyText [Android]

Send Text Messages Through Your Browser Using MightyText [Android]

Many of us spend a lot of time in front of our computer screen nowadays, and most of us spend just as much time texting friends and loved ones on a regular basis. But what happens when you try to juggle both at the same time? Well, at the very least it disrupts your workflow and at worst it can make it almost impossible to get anything done. Now, with the use of MightText and an Android based smar... »

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