ASUS Transformer tablet really started a new trend in the world of tablets. Many have tried to offer similar options but ASUS is still leading the pack. As usual, those Chinese manufacturers have came up with their own alternative for half the cost. Meet the Aocos PX102 "Hummingbird" tablet with a 1.6 GHz processor, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and of course a Transformer-styled keyboard dock.
Monthly Archive: June 2013
HTC has released the source code and binaries for the freshly launched DROID DNA. With a phone as nice as that, we can imagine that developers are all too eager to get their hands on the source code. The source code arrives just a few days after we learned that the DROID DNA's bootloader was unlocked, so the phone's potential tweakability just went through the roof.
Samsung Galaxy Note II from Verizon is arriving for multiple people across the states who pre-ordered this awesome 5.5-inch flagship smartphone. While enjoying it over the past few days we've noticed a few different keyboard options. Out of the box Verizon and Samsung have the usual Samsung keyboard, but then we noticed a few more. It appears both Swype, and the unreleased SwiftKey Flow are both also pre-installed for your choice.
Facebook is about to get a whole lot easier - as in essentially effortless - thanks to Photo Sync. Facebook announced today that after a period of beta testing, it will soon be rolling out its new Photo Sync feature to Android users. The roll out will be happening over the next week or so, meaning that if you don't get it right away, it should be arriving shortly.
Samsung Galaxy Note II complete with Verizon's ever expanding and extremely fast 4G LTE has landed on store shelves. As of yesterday the Note II is available in-stores and online from Big Red. Today we'll be taking a peek at this 5.5-inch smartphone phablet in the new Titanium Color, our personal favorite, then giving you a few pictures of the home button "decorations."
Verizon has announced that the update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean has been approved for both the Motorola DROID RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD. Support documents for the update have appeared on the Internet, which usually means that the update is just a couple short weeks away. Not this time, however, as Verizon has confirmed that RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD users should be getting the update sometime next week.
Nokia could in fact finally be realizing they should have gone with Android -- the best mobile OS in the world. New reports are surfacing today that Nokia is looking to hire some new "principle software engineers" and many think this could finally be their arrival into the world of Android.
Nexus 7 tablet. After Google had its big media event where it announced all kinds of new stuff and the cheaper Nexus 7 was not announced, rumors on the device went pretty silent. Well, the rumors are back again, this time it comes from a GLbenchmark for a tablet called the "ME172V."
Samsung Galaxy Camera. It offers the quality of dedicated camera and awesome Android features of a smartphone. The one big flaw that some users could find with the device is that it is only available from AT&T. Well that might be changing soon enough, if this possible listing from the FCC is to be believed.