Author Archives: Donny Benfield


Phillips GoGear Connect Hands-On [Video]

We have gotten a chance to get our hands on another device at IFA-2010, which is a PMP player by Phillips called the GoGear Connect. First we will start by saying we are not quite sure why Phillps did not go ahead and make a phone out of this, maybe that is the next step for them. The PMP player is very much competition for the iPod Touch and the Zune and looks like it will be very competitive with both devices.

Samsung Confirms Android 3.5 Honeycomb For Tablets

Samsung is on a roll here. They announced the Galaxy Tab and along with it, they mentioned Google's Android version 3.5 will be coming for their tablets in the future. During the Q&A session they mentioned that they will have larger tablets coming in the future, that will be based on Android 3.5 Honeycomb, which Google has not even announced yet.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Hands-On, [Pics and Video]

Finally, Samsung has officially come out into the open with their much talked about Galaxy Tab. First impressions for us are, by the looks of things, this is in direct competition with the iPad on a smaller scale. You will notice that the user interface is very much like the Galaxy S phones that we have come to know so well, here in the past months. It appears in the hand that it fits quite nicely, and it will be easier to manipulate with one hand when compared to its 10 inch metal competition. It does have a plastic feel to the tablet but not in a way that made us want to say that it feels cheap.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Officially Announced

It is official everyone, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab in their press release as expected. It has all the goodies that we have been hearing about and have expected. It is a 7 inch, 1024 x 600 touchscreen with Android 2.2 aboard, and Samsung's TouchWiz skin is sitting on top. Powering it is the 1GHz Hummingbird processor, that will support Flash 10.1 and with 16GB or 32GB model options.

Justin.tv Added To The Marketplace, Another Android Streaming Option

There are several options to live stream on your Android device and one more is added now also. Justin.tv a familiar streaming service, now has a free application live in the Marketplace that will allow you to stream from you Android device. It requires an Android device that is running 1.6 and up (which is a surprise these days) and will work over both 3G and Wi-Fi connections.

Angry Birds Beta Available Friday In The Marketplace, Update

Yesterday, we informed you that if you went and signed up to the Angry Birds mailing list that they would send it to you, and you would have the option to download the beta to test it out. Well with overwhelming response, they have said that they are going to go ahead and make the beta available in the Marketplace for every one to test out.

T-Mobile G2 Pricing Leaked

So today we have more leaked info from the T-Mobile G2 from HTC that is rumored to be available late September early October. The pricing is showed to be $199 with a 2-year death sentence we are guessing, and $499 full retail we suspect.

Verizon To Allow Pre-Paid Droids And More

Have you wanted a Droid, but not wanted to suck-up and get deep into a 2 year contract? Well it looks like you will have the option to go pre-paid here really soon. The phones that you will be able to get through Verizon include, Droid, Droid 2, Droid Incredible, Devour, Samsung Fascinate, and the Ally.

Samsung Galaxy Tab FCC Filings Say GSM Also

Just a couple of days ago we saw a leaked internal screen from Verizon showing that the Galaxy Tab would be available through them. Now that we have the FCC filings we are seeing that there will be GSM connectivity options also. The report says that it supports GSM frequencies of 850, 900,1800, 1900 and HSDPA is on board also. It also has dual-band 2.4GHz and 5.8GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi that is capable of speeds up to 150MBPS, which will be very nice.
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