Galaxy Note S Pen Challenge. Devs, listen up: this could be worth your while to the tune of $100,000.
Monthly Archive: May 2013
penetrating into the featurephone category, lowering entry prices to $70 or less, and Chrome's safety as a browser, we'd like you to check out even more ocverage on our sister site, SlashGear.
a second series of collectible Android pins at their amazing Mobile World Congress booth. If you're attending the conference and you're a proud pin-head, you might want to download Google's official MWC app. In addition to Android information and general guidance for the Fira de Barcelona conference center, it's got a checklist of all the new pins you can collect - and how many you've already collected.
Mobile World Congress, a member of the press asked the Chairman when Android would be coming to low-cost feature phones. Schmidt immediately answered with, "Why not buy a smartphone?" Schmidt wasn't being crass, he was pointing out that Android keeps reaching into the lower end, in price if not in power. "Last year's $400 phone is next year's $100 phone," said Schmidt, stating that he hopes and expects Android to enter lower and lower markets as it progresses.
Mobile World Congress, both in polygonal and practical. For a demonstration of the S4 MSM8960 they showed off a glasses-free 3D Android machine running at a full 1920x1200 - which has become a lot more relevant, since at least two Asus models will use the S4 processor with that resolution.
Clove likes their gadgets too, but apparently they've got some inside information: they say the LG Optimus 4X HD will hit their shelves in an unlocked version by June. The price is currently listed at £380 before value-added tax. That's just over $600 US, and fairly typical for a UK superphone. All this is subject to change - Clove and other retailers have a history of guessing at release dates, which are prone to unexpected delays in any case. Unfortunately, they also say that the new LG Optimus 3D Max isn't coming along for the ride.
a quick rumor about it yesterday, but now we can lay it to rest: Verizon is getting the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 on Thursday, March 1st. It's the first version of Samsung's Super AMOLED tablet to go on sale in the United States, and as a consolation prize for waiting nearly six months after it was announced, it's packing 4G LTE to boot. Naturally it runs Honeycomb (no word on a timeframe for an Ice Cream Sandwich) and Verizon gets the smaller 16GB version. The tablet starts a $499.99 on a two-year contract, or a whopping $699.99 without.