News and Rumors
The long awaited Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is finally available.The Tab 10.1 is Samsung’s successor to the original 7-inch Galaxy Tab.You might have seen the Galaxy Tab 10.1 earlier back at Google I/O when everyone who attended the keynote received a limited edition version. At any rate, the Tab 10.1 is now available at Best Buy, as well as other retailers across the country.
We’ve been hearing a bit more than normal about our friends from Sony Ericsson. First there was the announcement that they’ll be incorporating NFC chips into future devices, and now this. We’ve gotten our hands on a photo of what’s being dubbed as the Xperia Duo. We don’t have any real specs at the moment, other than the fact that it’ll be packing a dual-core processor and what appears to be a rather large screen.
A great example of future mobile gaming can be found in the graphically stunning Galaxy On Fire 2 by FISHLAB Entertainment GmbH. Originally released to Sony’s Xperia Play (a single core device), the promise of it coming to Tegra devices quickly became a reality. Introducing Galaxy On Fire 2 THD!
The latest Neilsen report concerning mobile data is out and it sheds light on how much data smart phone users are consuming. They find that usage has increased 89% across
HTC has become one of the latest companies to embrace having their marketing efforts “Goggles Enabled” to help generate interest in the products. Some of you may recall five companies
Motorola Mobility announced the third model in their popular Milestone series of handsets today, giving official clues as to what we can expect out of the Droid 3. China Telecom
The guys over at Software Advice have compiled a list of the best Android apps available for those working in construction. Apparently, there aren’t that many apps out there for construction financing and estimating, but these guys have found the best of the best for everyone to see.
NXP, the company that manufactured the NFC chip found in the Nexus S, has just announced their latest partner: Sony Ericsson. It’s surprising to me that SE didn’t announce this on their own, but that’s another story for another day. The big news here is that good ol’ Sony Ericsson has beaten several of the major manufacturers by using NFC chips in future Android devices.
TigaByte has just announced the launch of a new software tool, called HyperNext Android Creator (HAC). Essentially, it will enable developers to build apps for the Android Market without the need for learning Java or dealing with the complicated Android SDK. HAC brings the ability to create apps screen-by-screen, much like Google’s App Inventor. It’s mostly aimed at beginner developers.
Sony may not have even have names for their upcoming tablets, but that won’t stop them from flipping the “on” switch for their hype machine. The company has released the
Today, Yahoo released an Android application, AppSpot, which is designed to recommend other Android applications to users. Recommendations are based on installed applications, app-related queries, and trending apps. To help
Now it looks like Vzw has something new and big up their sleeves. Our friends over at Droid-Life spotted a video on YouTube that’s actually a Verizon ad showing of the next Honeycomb tablet. The video was made private, but they were smart enough to save a screenshot. It’s neither the Motorola XOOM nor Galaxy Tab 10.1. My guess is that this is probably a successor to the XOOM and it’s actually the Motorola tablet that was leaked a few weeks ago.
Ebay pushed out an update to its Android app which added a long overdue necessity — Selling! Users now have the ability to sell their phones, from their phones (ponder
We had an interesting press release come across our desks today, concerning the company Pinger and it’s Textfree app for Android. The gist of the press release was how fast it took the number of Android users to gain parity with the number of iOS users using Textfree on Apple devices. So how long do you think it took for the Android app to catch up?
Panasonic announced an enterprise-grade Android tablet today, expecting it to land in the market later this year. Called the Toughbook tablet”, it will be rugged and durable and offer consumers