Galaxy Nexus over on Verizon Wireless hasn't been getting the attention it deserves. The smartphone is actually four updates behind the other Nexus devices, but that could soon be changing if recent tweets by Verizon are to be believed. Don't get your hopes up but a recent discussion has them saying an update for the LTE Nexus is coming soon.
Monthly Archive: December 2013
OUYA game console on Kickstarter, a shipping date has been set. Granted, it would have been much nicer to say those were beginning now, but lets focus on the positive -- a date has been set. The folks at OUYA have announced that the Kickstarter shipments will begin in just about a months time, on March 28. In addition to that date, they have also been talking games.
Samsung has contracted the judge that once forced Apple to make a public apology. If you remember back, this case dates back to November 2012 and was the one that resulted in Apple having to post a notice on its homepage stating that Samsung did not copy the design of the iPad. The interesting part here, the judge, Sir Robin Jacob then ordered Apple to repost that message so it was a bit more clear. Previous history aside, Samsung has since contracted this same person.
HTC, the company has confirmed that Sense 5 will be coming for several of the previously released HTC smartphones. In fact, four currently available HTC smartphones will be getting an update that includes Sense 5. Or more specifically, an update that will include at least some of what Sense 5 has to offer. Yes, there will be a catch with the update.
T-Mobile has recently posted their Q4 2012 earnings report and along with that came some news regarding their 4G LTE network. The carrier is still touting themselves as being the "un-carrier" and comments from John Legere, President and CEO of T-Mobile USA include both how they ended 2012 on a "strong note" and that moving forward they plan to "put customers at the center of everything" they do.
Huawei branded smartphones have recently leaked. We are talking about the Ascend Plus and the Ascend G710. The images have appeared with some basic details in terms of the specs and it would seem as if at least one of these devices will be coming to the US market. That said, lets kick things off with the Ascend Plus (seen below).
Samsung Unpacked event on March 14. Given the use of the "4" and based on the countless rumors and leaks, it seems to go without saying that this will be for the unveiling of the Galaxy S IV. Press invite aside though, Samsung has recently invited everyone to see the announcement. Based on the invite that was posted on the Samsung Mobile Twitter account, the company will also be holding an event in Times Square.
YouTube running smooth? The answer would be a no. While we don't know exactly what to expect in the foreseeable future, Qualcomm and MediaTek apparently won't be dropping Oct-core SoC's this year.
Angry Birds success just keeps on rolling. For some the Angry Birds collection of games, gear, apparel and more might be getting old, but millions and millions still play it daily. Not only that, but the kids still love it and I'm sure parents love the quiet time too. Well Angry Birds just one-upped that, and have a new cartoon coming soon.
Nexus 7, and has specs better than the cheap Acer Iconia B1. Read on for more details on this dual-core Jelly Bean tablet.