Andrew Kalinchuk

Andrew Kalinchuk

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Andrew covers news and opinions pertaining to smartphones, tablets, and all else mobile for Digital Trends. He recently switched from Apple to Microsoft and shares the experience through "Life and Tiles of a Windows 8 Convert." Andrew also interns at The Wirecutter and writes for Laptop Magazine and Techerator. Outside of writing, Andrew splits his time between cooking, gaming, and reading.

Windows 8 hybrid roundup: Treading the line between laptop and tablet

We're preparing for the launch of Windows 8 with a list of hybrids and convertibles ready to share the spotlight with Microsoft's latest OS. These are the devices that truly show off the exciting future of personal computing.

Computing

Android 4.2 to bring multiple user accounts, redesigned photo gallery, and quick settings

On October 29, Google will hold its own launch event, conveniently placed around the same time Apple is said to be unveiling an iPad Mini and Microsoft will share details about the future of Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Google has traditionally let loose…

Android Army

The 5-inch, 1080p HTC DLX rumored to debut on Verizon

Like its Japanese counterpart, the HTC J Butterfly, the DLX is HTC's first extra large smartphone and is headed for Verizon. The DLX will ship with Android 4.1.1 and sports a quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM.

Android Army

Apple rumored to refresh iPad hardware and internals next week

An update to the third-generation iPad with added Lightning connector is the latest rumor to come out of Apple's announcement next week. This is after whispers that the iPad would receive an upgrade to the A6 chip currently in the iPhone 5.

Apple

Interested in Windows 8? Here’s a roundup of upcoming tablets

With Windows 8 right around the corner, we’ve put together a list of the tablets, good and bad, that will be launching with Microsoft’s latest operating system.

Computing

LG takes new approach to Android marketing with LG Optimus G

LG has released a collection of promo videos for its latest smartphone, featuring captivating visuals and performance art.

Android Army

Amazon will refund users who bought overpriced e-books

If the settlement deals are approved by courts, eligible Amazon customers will be receiving credit for overpriced e-books they purchased.

Mobile

Amazon directly addresses problems with new Kindle Paperwhite

Consumers have logged many complaints about spotty screen illumination, lack of storage, and missing speech-to-text on the Paperwhite. Amazon has decided to address the naysayers directly.

Cool Tech

Apple bans artistic game based on Foxconn suicides from App Store

After being live for less than an hour, Apple has removed a "controversial" iPhone game from the App Store that explores the ethical complications surrounding the mass production of electronics.

Apple

Android 4.2 rumors: Project Roadrunner, improved Nexus program, customization center, and more

If the rumors are true, Android 4.2 will bring many welcome changes to the platform like improved battery life and optional UI skins.

Android Army

How iCloud’s reduced free storage compares to Dropbox, SkyDrive, and Google Drive

Apple recently announced it would be dropping the free storage offered through iCloud from 20GB to 5GB. Can it still compare to the likes of SkyDrive and Dropbox?

Apple

Google and Asus may be building a $100 Nexus tablet

A recent report says the two Android-loving companies responsible for the Nexus 7 are working on a $100 tablet.

Android Army

Receive up to $300 towards a new HTC device by trading in an old one

HTC introduced a new incentive to buy one of its new smartphones, up to $300 in "trade up" value for customer's used but functional devices.

Android Army

Links to Apple Maps are redirecting users to Google Maps on the web

Apple Maps haven't taken over yet, seems like it's still sending traffic to Google's system.

Apple

See which tech companies are profitable with ‘How Do They Make Money?’

How Do They Make Money shows you which popular tech companies are profitable and how they earn it.

Mobile