GALAXY S 4 flagship smartphone is now out and in the wild. Arriving on doorsteps and in reviewers hands this phone is finally here. In the usual fashion the folks from iFixit have a nice little teardown like they do with every device, and so far the GALAXY S 4 sounds pretty good. Finding plenty of plastic on the inside - just like the outside - but more importantly it scored high on repairability.
Monthly Archive: December 2013
HP has officially launched the Slate 7 tablet for those in the US market. Given HP had been pretty forthcoming in terms of details, this launch comes with little in terms of surprise. Basically, that is to say the 7-inch Jelly Bean tablet is now available and sitting priced at $169.99.
Google Glass has been getting a lot of attention lately, and with good reason. The folks from Google have been releasing updates and details on a constant basis, and we'll only get more as their Google I/O developer event approaches. Earlier this month Google confirmed Glass' specs, but we're getting an even more detailed rundown now that they are in the hands of developers.
rugged-designed GALAXY S 4 from Samsung. As of today though, it looks like some details have been revealed in terms of what the handset will be called and when it is expected to come available. In addition to the talk of a rugged GALAXY S 4, it also looks like Samsung will be releasing an 8-inch Galaxy tablet this summer.
Play Store updates, as we've received three in the past few weeks. For those keeping track we received an all-new and completely redesigned Play Store earlier this month and now we're getting a few minor updates, but so far it doesn't appear that they've changed anything significant.
AirDroid is an Android app that allows you to manage your smartphone using a regular desktop browser. Using the app will allow you to do things such as transfer files, however it also has some slightly more interesting features such as being able to send and receive SMS messages from that same desktop browser. That said, the folks at Sand Studio have recently rolled out the latest update for AirDroid, which has landed in the Google Play Store as version 2.0.
Verizon Wireless in the coming weeks or months. Thanks to the popular leakster @evleaks, we are getting our first glance at the upcoming Kyocera Elite with Verizon 4G LTE. Yea, another Kyocera phone on Verizon. This is just one of many cheap feature phone type devices they've released lately too.
Kindle for Android app update has come available by way of the Google Play Store. This update has brought the app up to version 188.8.131.52, but perhaps more important than a the new number -- the changes and new features that have been added. This is one of those changes that you will notice immediately upon launch. Just to begin with, Kindle for Android is now sporting a carousel display.
AT&T has officially launched their Digital Life home management and automation system today. This initial launch will bring support for select markets and with features that touch on everything from security to remote access. The Digital Life setup will allow users to do things such as remotely unlock a door, turn on a light and adjust the thermostat from their Android running smartphone or tablet.