ripped apart the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 in an effort to find out how repair-friendly it is. The results were pretty good too, with iFixit giving the tablet a repairability rating of 8/10. It's not perfect, but it's a whole lot better than the third-gen iPad, which only managed to take home a 2/10 rating.
Monthly Archive: May 2013
XYBOARD tablet in both the 8.2 and 10-inch flavors are getting upgraded to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich this week. Motorola dropped the news last night, and now Verizon has also confirmed the DROID XYBOARD tablets will receive the same fate.
Galaxy Note 2 phablet. In a little over a weeks time we'll all see what Samsung's been brewing when they unveil their new Galaxy Note 2 5.5-inch smartphone in Berlin, Germany, for IFA 2012. This weekend they dropped a teaser video although it doesn't show us much.
Samsung is gearing up to unleash a new smartphone on the world, and if you don't have a Galaxy S III yet, this one might be worth a look. Dubbed the Samsung GALAXY S DUOS, this new phone features some solid specs, but also brings dual-SIM capabilities to the table. While the phone itself is nothing to scoff at, it's that dual-SIM functionality you'll want to pay attention to.
Nikon Rumors, the popular photography company could have two Android cameras coming soon.
Optimus Vu 5-inch smartphone tablet hybrid earlier this year many wondered when we'd see it stateside. Today LG has confirmed the international launch of the device, and we are still expecting it to arrive in the US on Verizon Wireless with 4G LTE later this year. More details after the break.
Galaxy Player in every size imaginable. Recently some new rumors have suggested they are prepping another odd sized 5.8-inch Samsung Galaxy Player -- or small tablet if you will. Today however we now have a detailed spec sheet and image of the device. A fine blend between their music players, and the Galaxy S III.
Motorola. While we had tons of great news like Google Play Store gift cards, Motorola finally launching a bootloader unlock tool was probably the most important for Android enthusiasts. Head on past the break for your weekly news fix.
Jelly Bean for the ASUS Transformer Pad TF300. We are still waiting for it to arrive for our tablet here, but we've received multiple reports confirming the update is in fact live. Get ready for that Jelly Bean.
Lenovo is the latest smartphone manufacturer to jump on the too big to hold train and have just announced their own 5-inch phablet smartphone for China. Dubbed the LePhone K860, also being called the Lenovo Music phone. This device packs Samsung's 1.4 GHz quad-core Exynos processor and a pretty impressive spec sheet all around.