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.

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.
Cool Tech

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.

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.
Android Army

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.

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?
Android Army

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.

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.

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.
Social Media

Twitter’s new Lifeline feature helps users in Japan access emergency information

Twitter launched a new feature today called Lifeline to help users in Japan access relevant information during an emergency.

Steve Ballmer suggests Surface tablet will be priced similar to the iPad

Steve Ballmer hinted that Microsoft's yet-to-be-released Surface tablet would most likely fall within the same price range as Apple's iPad.
Android Army

Samsung attacks iPhone 5 in new Galaxy S3 print ad

Samsung drops all pretence of class and shamelessly targets Apple's iPhone 5 in new Galaxy S3 print ad.