Mickey Rooney, the First Teen Star, Dies at 93 By Grab Media, a blinkx company Mickey Rooney, the 5-foot-3 actor who was one of MGM's big box office draws in the late 1930s and early '40s, died on Sunday at his home in North Hollywood at the age of 93. The Hollywood legend appeared in more than 300 films and TV programs during his career, which spanned 10 decades, and was Tinseltown's first A-list teenage star. Mickey first won America's heart as Andy Hardy and later starred in a handful of musicals opposite Judy Garland. In addition to Judy, the pint-sized actor shared the silver scr ...Read More »
Greg Kinnear On New Flick 'Heaven Is for Real' By Grab Media, a blinkx company "Heaven Is for Real" starring Greg Kinnear hits theaters on April 16. The film is based on the real story of a young boy who says he went to heaven and came back after almost dying in the hospital. "The Insider" sat down with the cast of the flick to chat about bringing the film that brings both faith and God to the box office. Greg said, "I feel like our story is accessible to both a church-going audience and one that's not." ...Read More »
HTC One (M8) UltraPixel Camera Gets Mixed Reviews By Grab Media, a blinkx company HTCs new flagship smartphone is the best Android phone the world has ever seen. The HTC One (M8)’s design is sleek and elegant, the build is fantastic and the software includes a number of great new features. The camera, however, is a mixed bag. HTCs new Duo Camera technology includes a second lens that collects depth information and facilitates some pretty awesome effects, but the quality of photos and videos captured by HTCs UltraPixel camera to be lacking. ...Read More »
Samsungs Latest Tablet Innovation Is... A Hole? By Grab Media, a blinkx company Samsung has been sued by Apple several times over claims that the companys Galaxy tablets have stolen the iPads design identity. Back in 2011, one judge even illustrated how similar Samsungs slates were to the iPad. In a design patent application filed back in 2012 that was just made public earlier this week, Samsung sought to protect its “ornamental design for a tablet computer, as shown and described.” Two more images from Samsungs filing follow below. ...Read More »
Nikon $349 Coolpix S810c Runs Android OS By Grab Media, a blinkx company With the announcement of its first Android-equipped digital camera, Nikon is taking on Samsung. The Coolpix S810c is an Android-powered shooter that puts apps like Instagram in your camera for sharing and editing. It's like having a smartphone built into your camera. Beginning in early May, you can get the Coolpix S810c in black or white for $349 dollars. ...Read More »
Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One M8 By Grab Media, a blinkx company The Post's Hayley Tsukayama tests out Samsung's new Android smartphone to see how its basic functions, performance and standout features stack up against HTC's One M8 mobile device. ...Read More »
Smartphones May Have Gotten boring But Theyre Still The Most Interesting Tech Around By Grab Media, a blinkx company Its become fashionable lately to whine about how “boring smartphones have become , especially among Wall Street analysts who insist on telling us that Apple/Samsung/Microsoft/Everyone is “doomed if they dont come out with the “Next Big Thing soon. This sort of absurdity reached amazing new heights recently when Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdry said that Apple only had 60 days left to release an “iWatch before the company disappeared forever. Just because there wont be another major game-changer over the next few years doesnt mean that we should see smartphones as boring, however. The market for smartphones is still incredibly competitive and Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft will all be trying their best to one-up each other to create the coolest smartphones the world has ever seen. ...Read More »
Google's Mobile Division To Fuel Revenue Growth In 2014 And Beyond By Grab Media, a blinkx company Google dominates the desktop search engine market with a share of over 65% in the U.S. However, with the increasing use of mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, most of the revenue growth for Google is expected to come from its mobile search ads division in 2014. The company has close to 90% share in the mobile search industry, and it continues to monetize the smartphone universe through search ads on web browsers and display ads on its apps. Furthermore, it continues to leverage the growing popularity of its Android operating system with app sales on its Play store. ...Read More »
Lenovo Announces Affordable Tab A Android Tablets By Grab Media, a blinkx company Consumers shopping for a low-cost Android tablet will soon have a few additional choices. Today, Lenovo announced three new, budget-minded Android tablets in the 7-inch Tab A7-50, 8-inch Tab A8 and 10-inch Tab A10. The three slates will launch in May for $129, $179 and $249 respectively. ...Read More »
The Surprisingly Important Area Where HTCs One M8 Crushes The IPhone 5s By Grab Media, a blinkx company Apples iPhone line has historically had a big advantage over most Android phones in it's devices touch response time,however this is beginning to change. According to tests performed by Lesnumeriques.fr, the average touch response time for the HTC One M8s screen is a remarkable 46 milliseconds.That makes the M8 the fastest tested mass-market smartphone on the planet by a healthy margin. Faster than the iPhone 5s,which was found to have an average touch response time of 75 milliseconds. ...Read More »
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