Posts From Scott Webster
Just a quick note to let all you Swype beta testers know that the company has just released an updated version of the app. Two big features this time around include Double-Tap-to-Edit and Voice-to-Text, however a full list of details can be found on Swype’s forums.
Poor Best Buy, they just can’t catch a break today. Three leaks in a day all surrounding one device? Ouch. This time around, we’re seeing photographic proof that the retailer is expecting to display the Nexus S on Sunday, November 14th. Thanks to an AndroidPolice tipster we can see that Best Buy plans to promote the device with something this weekend with a live device coming “someday”.
Sorry to beat you guys over the head with Sylvania tablet articles, but we just came across a few details we’d not seen elsewhere. According to the Hasting’s Black Friday ad, the 7-inch tablet is alleged to feature a 1GHz ARM 11 Processor, 256MB RAM, and an 18GB hard drive.
Okay so your curiosity was piqued just a bit the other day when you heard that Sylvania had a 7-inch Android tablet at Kmart. Heck, for less than $200 ($180), you were at least thinking about heading to your local store to check it out. As tough as it might be to resist the urge to pick one up, you might want to wait until Thanksgiving, if possible.
There’s an interesting little read over on All Things D today that says Android tablets and phones will be first to offer a “Hulu for Magazines” service next year.
Dell is said to be prepping a follow-up to their 5-inch Streak tablet which launched earlier this year. Expected in May of 2011, the device is currently billed as the Opus One.
AT&T is the last of the big four carriers to announce pricing and availability for the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Already available for T-Mobile and coming to Verizon and Sprint over the next few days, the Galaxy Tab carries an off-contract in the price range of $599-$649 which is exactly where AT&T’s looks to end up.
We received a tip from FrugalGames earlier this evening about their first Android game, Flee. After checking out their YouTube video and blog, I was intrigued and decided to download it and try it out. Two minutes into playing it, I was immediately transported back to the late 80s’ where I was usually found face down in a Tiger handheld.
With but little more than two weeks to go before Black Friday, we expect to see a handful of retailers’ ads leaked left and right. The first one we felt compelled to share with you guys is Radio Shack.
Widely expected to arrive with much fanfare and hype, the Droid 2 Global simply appeared on Verizon’s website without so much as a peep. To Motorola’s credit, at least they have put together a YouTube video to publicly show off the new features of the world’s first 1.2GHz smart phone.
Consider this more of a courtesy reminder, but T-Mobile is now selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab. The 7-inch Android 2.2 tablet runs $399 with a two-year service agreement, $599 if you chose to buy it outright.
Say what you will about Sony Ericsson’s X10, but it’s hard to refute the sexiness that is the hardware. Aside from the outdated version of Android, the Xperia X10 is
Verizon has issued a press release officially confirming what was leaked earlier this month. The Motorola Citrus handset announced in October will go on sale tomorrow, November 11th.
Android is closing in on Symbian as the number one mobile operating system in the world. Whereas the third quarter of 2009 saw Android at 3.5 percent market share, today sees the platform at 25.5 percent of worldwide smartphone sales.