ASUS Transformer tablet then we have some good news for you today. Earlier this week we saw the Transformer Prime get updated to Jelly Bean internationally, and many in the US were wondering when they'd see Android 4.1 on their tablet. Today ASUS themselves have confirmed the update is starting in the next 72 hours -- over on XDA of all places.
Monthly Archive: December 2013
Texas Instruments, the chip manufacturer that provides processors for a handful of smartphones and tablets, is looking to change directions. The company announced today that it will be backing out of the smartphone and tablet business to focus more on a broader market like automobiles and other embedded chip systems.
Barnes & Noble's series of Nook tablets and ereaders are impressive, but because of their inferior ecosystem to Amazon, the devices aren't as appealing as they could be. Barnes & Noble is working hard to change that, and today they have unveiled Nook Video, which is a new online store featuring a collection of movies and TV shows.
Google Maps in favor of their own solution with the release of iOS 6. The results have been anything but praised. A few days after the iPhone 5 release, Google's Eric Schmidt decided to address the public on his thoughts.
Google updated its ereading app, Google Play Books, with a handful of new big features. The app now comes with Google Maps integration, translation support, and some advanced annotation tools. If you've been thinking about giving Google's ereading app a try, there's no better time to do so than now.
Glu Mobile's latest Android game to be a delight. It's called Indestructible and it features vehicles with big guns attached to them. What more could you want? You just might want to grab this new game if you're yearning for some Twisted Metal-like gaming on your Android device.
HTC Droid Incredible X and what might be Google's next flagship phone. It's certainly almost time for a new Nexus device, so it's no wonder we're hearing about it so much all of a sudden. The most recent rumor circulating around is that HTC's upcoming Droid Incredible X could be the next Nexus device.
Samsung front today, as it's been discovered by security researchers that a single line of malicious code can factory wipe a handful of Samsung smartphones. This means that clicking on a link can automatically trigger your phone to wipe itself with no warning and no way to stop it. The exploit was detailed at the Ekoparty security conference using a simple USSD code. It can be sent from a website or be pushed to the phone with NFC, as well as be triggered by a QR code.
Opera Mini was updated and it now includes a new feature called "Smart Page" that aggregates social media updates and news from your most frequently visited websites.