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Andi Sykes

Andi Sykes it the founder of Gizchina.com. When he isn't writing about gadgets he is usually found in one of the many "phone cities" dotted around China.

Boost your iPhone 5 battery by 1,700mAh with the Mophie Juice Pack Air

mophie juice pack air iphone 5

Smart-phones are always getting thinner, faster and better equipped cameras, but what about batteries? With every process upgrade, and increase in RAM, there is a knock-on effect when it comes to battery life, and when you have a built-in battery like on the iPhone 5 this means carrying a charger and hunting for outlets. But now there is another way. ...

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Alleged iPad 5 case suggest iPad Mini style redesign

ipad 5 case leaked

Purported iPad 5 case suggests an iPad Mini inspired redesign is in strore for the 9.7-inch Apple tablet.

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Samsung Exynos 5 Octa chip prototype tablet at MWC

samsung exynos 5 octa tablet

Back at CES, Samsung announced an all new version of the Exynos processor called the Exynos 5 Octa. Simply put, the 5 Octa is a 8-core CPU which will be used in mobile devices from phones and tablets to possibly even Chromebooks, but it’s not all as open shut as that. The Exynos 5 Octa is actually made up of ...

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Lenovo Going After the Nexus 7 with 3 New Budget Tablets

Lenovo s6000 android tablet

Lenovo have announced 3 new Android tablets at MWC 2013 with aggressive pricing and impressive hardware.

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Are these the Samsung Galaxy S4 Specifications?

samsung galaxy s4 boot up

Leaked specifications for the Samsung Galaxy S4 suggest that Samsung isn't going with the Exynos 5, instead using a Qualcomm processor.

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YouTube App Code backs-up Pay-To-View rumours

Code in the recently updated YouTube App suggest YouTube's rumored Pay-To-View service is coming soon.

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Samsung Tizen OS phone coming July?

samsung tizen os phone

If the latest rumors are correct then Tizen could be set to announce the first Samsung-made Tizen OS phone at MWC this week.

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Knock-off “Samsung Galaxy Note 3″ on sale in China

samsung galaxy note 3 clone

How can a Chinese phone manufacturer produce a clone of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 when it hasn’t been launched yet? In fact is this quad-core, 5.5-inch phablet even really a knock-off in that case? These a questions we don’t know the answers to but at least we know the specs. Under the decidedly Samsung styled exterior, and behind the ...

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Apple Accounted for 19.9% of U.S Technology Sales Last Year

Apple

Apple managed to pull in over 2% more from U.S technology sales last year despite a down turn in total consumer tech sales.

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Acer announce Liquid Z2 budget Jelly Bean smartphone

acer liquid z2

It's nice to read about top-of-the-range flagship smartphones with quad-core this and ultra-pixel that, unfortunately we can't all afford those super phones and some of us need a budget smartphone phone as our daily runner.

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Google Retail Stores to Open by the End of the Year?

google retail store rumor

Google has their fingers in many pies, but there might be just enough room for one more in form of physical retail stores. Rumors originally appeared on Friday over at 9to5Google, and were later corroborated by a report on the Wall Street Journal. Both stories cite unnamed sources, but with varying time frames, 9to5Google says we could see Google stores by the ...

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Sony Xperia Z Already Rooted

sony xperia z root

The Sony Xperia Z might not have made it in to every customers hands just yet, but that hasn't prevented the phone being rooted!

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Next Galaxy product will be a Smartwatch?

samsung smartwatch

Are Samsung working on a Galaxy Smartwatch? A new rumor indicates that they are and that it will be called the Galaxy Altius.

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‘Back to the Future II’ Hoverboard Up for Grabs On eBay

pitbull hoverboard

Do you have $13,000 burning a hole in your pocket, or are you in need of the ultimate belated Valentines gift? If so head over to this eBay listing and pick up this sweet original hoverboard, which featured in the 1989 movie ‘Back to the Future II’. The buy it now price of $12,995 will bag you Griff Tannen’s rocket powered ...

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Most U.S Customers satisfied with Motorola Atrix HD, not iPhone 5 or Galaxy S3

smartphone customers satisfaction

With the sheer number of U.S customers buying iPhone 5’s and Samsung Galaxy S3 phones, you would probably think that they were also the phones which managed to please people the most. But you would be wrong. According to a recent survey, Apple’s iPhone 5 comes fifth in customer satisfaction ratings, with the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 coming in in ...

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