Author Archives: Dave LeClair


Acer Iconia Tab A220 with Tegra 3 leaks in Glbenchmark

It looks a new Acer tablet is going to hit the market. The leak comes from Glbenchmark, and it seems to confirm the existence of the Acer Iconia Tab A220. Glbenchmark has shown a real knack for finding devices before the manufactures are ready to announce them, so when we see a new device come up with that name attached, we tend to get pretty excited at the possibilities.

Apple versus Samsung judge will review jury foreman misconduct claims

Remember that $1-billion judgement Samsung was ordered to pay Apple? Well Samsung is not ready to give up yet, and they have convinced the judge who oversaw the case to look into the claims that jury foreman Vel Hogan concealed information during the screening process to pick the jury for the case. Judge Lucy Koh will “consider the questions” and look at how much information Apple attorneys had on Hogan. She has set a hearing for December 6 to look into the issue.

Google Shopper App gets new UI, GoodGuide product ratings, and more

Google Shopper version 3.0 has just hit Google Play, and it brings some pretty awesome new stuff. The first, and most obvious change, is a revamped user interface. Instead of the tradition interface, it features a much more image-centric design with a slide-out menu that mirrors many of Google's other in-house applications. This new layout allows users to see larger images of the products in question, which make the app much more user-friendly.

Samsung remains number one smartphone brand in China

Research firm Canalys has released numbers regarding the smartphone market in China. As expected, Samsung maintained its number one spot, but it was an incredibly close race. Apple, who previously sat in fifth place on the list during Q2, has fallen off the market completely.

Angry Birds Star Wars available now on Google Play

The latest installment of Rovio's mega-hit Angry Birds franchise has hit Google Play. This time, it comes with a license from the world's most beloved sci-fi franchise. That's right, Angry Birds Star Wars is here, and you can grab it right this minute. As is usually the case, we expect this to shoot to the top of Google Play quickly, as it seems like Rovio has the Midas touch for mobile games.