ASUS has come forward with some release details for those in the UK. The details include pricing and release dates and it looks like the first to arrive will be the larger of the two tablets. Specifically, we are talking about the 7-inch MeMO Pad ME172V and the 10.1-inch MeMO Pad ME301T tablets.
Monthly Archive: December 2013
Samsung shipped a little more than 215 million smartphones. Of that number, the overwhelming majority were running Android. Just for comparison, Apple shipped just shy of 137 million. This means Samsung is holding a 39.6 percent stake in the global smartphone market and Apple is holding a 25.1 percent stake. They key here, while this is good for Apple as they are the only manufacturer offering an iOS device, Samsung makes up just one piece of the Android puzzle.
Verizon Wireless or Samsung, it looks like the Stratosphere III has recently made an appearance with the FCC. Of course, we should point out that calling it the Stratosphere III is a bit of speculation. What we do know is that this handset is sporting a model number of SCH-I425 and a codename of Godiva. The FCC filing suggests an announcement is coming soon.
Falcon Pro app recently reached the 100k user token limit enforced by Twitter. This means bad news for those who may have been considering a purchase, but perhaps more important here -- it also places the developer in a bit of a sticky situation. You see, the developer wants to keep the app available for current users, but also needs a way to discourage new users from making the purchase.
LG has taken a step back from smartphone announcements and unveiled a new wireless charger. The charger is the LG WCP-300 and is being touted as the world's smallest measuring in at just 6.9cm in diameter. Perhaps more important than size though, the LG WCP-300 has been Qi certified by the Wireless Power Consortium.
Google Now has been one of our favorite features in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and I'm pretty sure we're not alone in that thinking either. Google's continued to update and improve both the feature in general, as well as all the backend services. However, today our very own Chris Davies and sister site SlashGear sat down with Google's Matias Duarte to talk Google Now, Project Glass, and more.
Intel has been making some pretty steady progress with their mobile processor lineup, and now some recent rumors have been confirmed. Today at MWC 2013 Intel has announced they'll soon be debuting their new Intel Atom dual-core processors, formally known as Clovertrail+. If the ASUS FonePad rocking a dual-core ATOM wasn't enough, Intel's now made it official.
Verizon Wireless have announced that as usual they are working hard to expand their ever growing 4G LTE network across the US. Today they've confirmed 6 states to receive massive expansions throughout. Their rollout is leading up to matching their 3G coverage across the US and today they are one step closer with huge updates.
Lenovo have announced a trio of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean powered tablets to take on the market. More importantly, Lenovo wants to take on Google's own Nexus 7 with two aggressively designed and priced 7-inch tablets in their new A-series. Then we have a new Lenovo S-6000 10.1-inch tablet also coming soon. Check out all the pictures and specs below.