Tech Radar, Googler Linus Upson put rumors of Chrome OS tablet - and full integration between Chrome OS and Android - well and truly to rest. The teams working on Chrome and Android are to remain separate, with the obvious exception of Chrome for Android.
Monthly Archive: December 2013
Flipboard making a long-overdue appearance on Android, odds are pretty good that you've already tried out the APK ripped from the Galaxy S III. But soon enough more Android users will be able to get in on the action. The developers have stated that they intend to release a beta version of the app for just a few devices, in order to test out different screen resolutions.
Galaxy S III has been confirmed by smaller French-Canadian carrier Videotron, stating flat-out that Samsung's flagship is coming to their network on said date. Pricing and availability weren't detailed, but the standard sign-up form has been posted. Also note that this is the white version - the Pebble Blue shortage will likely follow into the Americas.
Google ASUS Nexus 7" was detailed for the very first time, the ASUS MeMO 370T is now making its way through the US Federal Communications Commission. The low-cost quad-core tablet hasn't been seen since CES more than five months ago.
Galaxy S III eventually. Today's leak shows Samsung's flagship heading through the hallowed halls of the FCC with AT&T bands, just as it did for T-Mobile. But wait a tick: there's good news even if you're not on one of the cellular behemoths, as the GSIII was spotted in an internal US Cellular system too.
Rightware's Power Board has posted a benchmark result for a previously unknown device going by the name "Google Asus Nexus 7". Based on the specifications outed - an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor and a 720p resolution - this looks like it very well could be the much-rumored and long-awaited Nexus Tablet. The benchmark was run only once, but the brand in particular - simply listed as "Google" - is very promising.
Android 4.0.4 update for the Galaxy Nexus, Verizon is sending out a software update for the pretty and pricey Galaxy Tab 7.7. No, it's not Ice Cream Sandwich (though that should be coming eventually) but you'll want to go ahead and install it if you want to stay on the official release path.
Ice Cream Sandwich for the Galaxy Nexus. After originally pushing the update and then quickly canceling, a few leaks and more Verizon is finally ready to give it the green light.