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Brett Widmer

I am just a regular guy, have a fulltime job, play drums in a metal band (Ashes of Abaddon) and in my freetime (yeah right!) do freelance writing.

Amazon Slashing Prices on Kindle Fire HD This Week Only

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Amazon is making your Valentine’s Day shopping that much easier by slashing prices on its Kindle Fire HDs, offering as much $50 off on the 8.9-inch model.

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BlackBerry 10 OS and Z10 Have Great Sales in UK

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BlackBerry launched their new BlackBerry 10 OS and BlackBerry Z10 smartphone last week in the UK and early sales appear to be promising.

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Canadian Galaxy Note 2 Receiving Multi-Window Support This Wednesday

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 owners in Canada are getting a huge update this week, which includes multi-window and Chinese language support.

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Designer Creates Microsoft Surface Ultrabook Concept

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Late last year, Microsoft introduced the Windows RT-based Microsoft Surface tablet.  Would it be out of the realm of possibility for Microsoft to create an Ultrabook of their own?  With a continued push by Microsoft’s hardware partners into convertible territory, some rumors suggest that an ultrabook convertible/hybrid could be the next obvious step. Designer Clemente Puertolas feels the same way and has ...

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Nokia Lumia 920 Service Manual Leaked

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Are you the techie type that grew up disassembling your dad’s lawnmower and taking apart the microwave? If so and you are Nokia Lumia 920 owner, then listen up because this will surely interest you.

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Apple iOS 6.1 Jailbreak Right Around the Corner?

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Yesterday Apple released iOS 6.1 update to the masses. iOS 6.1 is a pretty minor upgrade but does include support for LTE carriers around the world. New LTEs in Denmark, Italy and many areas of the Middle East will now be supported, with Apple’s addition of 23 new iPad LTE and 36 new iPhone operators. But the most exciting part of the release is 6.1s open door for hackers.

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Google Granted Patent for Multi-Flash

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On most smartphones, your camera tends to have just one or two flashes to help it out, but Google may change all that with its new multi-flash patent.

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The Samsung Galaxy S4: What We Know So Far

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The rumor mill is still hard at working surrounding the much anticipated release of the Galaxy S4 smartphone by Samsung. So what do we actually know about the Samsung Galaxy S4, or at least think we know?

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Android Clear Leader in 2012 Smartphone Sales

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Android is the “undisputed volume leader” says Neil Mawston of Strategy Analytics, due to its massive phone presence compared to the competition.

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How Google Handles Requests From the Feds

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In the past Google has taken a lot of flak over the amount of data they collect on their users. This would be a goldmine in the wrong hands, which makes us curious how much info Google willing releases to law enforcement. The answer? Apparently Google is pretty tight lipped about what they know about you, unless all the T’s are crossed and the I’s dotted.

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Nokia to Release Lumia 920 with PureView, Suggests New Rumor

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Last year many were pleased when Nokia announced the 808 PureView 41MP handset, even though it ran on the outdated Symbian OS instead of the more powerful Microsoft Windows Phone OS.

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Hundreds of Thousands of Apps Aside, Email Checking is a Major Activity for iPad Users

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Some of you may wonder what people do most on their Apple iPads. Well, wonder no more. InrediMail took it upon themselves to find out and polled 4400 iPad owners and asked them a series of questions. Among those questions, 90 % of iPad owners rated accessing their email as either extremely important or very important. The research was published yesterday and helps to answer some questions in this specified niche.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Priced to Start at $149 According to New Rumor

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As we reported last week, Samsung is in the process of creating a new 7-inch tablet to be unveiled during MWC next month.

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RIM Gathers Nearly 20,000 New Apps Ahead of BlackBerry 10 Release

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About one week ago, RIM launched its latest attempt to gather apps with the Last Chance Android Port-a-Thon event. The suspected last in a series of events promising developers $100 for every approved app submitted by developers, 20 max.

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LG Blames Google for Nexus 4 Shortages

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LG is pointing the finger at Google yet again for shortcomings in the UK Nexus 4 Supply, and really in the supply across the entire Globe. Google’s reply is it had no idea the demand would be so high.

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