LG has been showing off the self healing ability of the G Flex smartphone recently. The video they released had the handset being scuffed with a bronze brush in even strokes, which as many decided -- that may not be an accurate real world test. Thankfully though, we have the internet and that means someone is generally going to be willing to step up.
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Lenovo is aiming for the education market with their latest notebook announcement. The particular notebook is a Chromebook, specifically, the ThinkPad X131e Chromebook and it sports a rugged design. Some of the rugged features include a rubber bumper, reinforced ports to minimize chances of accidental damage and a stronger keyboard that protects the keys from being removed.
ZTE nubia Z5S had been leaking. Those early leaks were suggesting a handset with a 5-inch display and Snapdragon 800 processor. And well, it looks like that is what ZTE has unveiled. Or, at least part of what ZTE has unveiled. You see, along with the 5-inch nubia Z5S, there was also word of the nubia Z5S mini with a not-so-mini 4.7-inch display.
Amazon has announced an update for the Kindle Fire HD and HDX. This update will have those models jumping to Fire OS 3.1, but perhaps more important for the end user, this update means some new features and new support. Specifically, this update is brining Goodreads integration, Second Screen, enterprise and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) support and more.
hands-on time with the Qualcomm Toq smartwatch back in September. Qualcomm offered a decent look at the watch at the time, however the pricing and release details were a bit more open ended. Regardless of what was, or wasn't said at the time though, Qualcomm has dropped a press release this morning and announced the price and release date for the Toq smartwatch.
LG announced the G Flex, dubbed a "true curved smartphone" back in October. The handset has been confirmed for those in South Korea as well we parts of Europe. And with LG not having offered any confirmation just yet, an FCC filing suggests the G Flex may arrive for those in the US. The filing is suggesting AT&T and T-Mobile support.
the company updates to Android 4.4 sometime in January. As hardware specs plateau, one frontier remains for handset makers: the processor. Qualcomm has the Android market firmly entrenched in their Snapdragon processors, but a new breed is coming.
TrueSmart shipments recently. That update had shipments ranging from mid-November for the 512MB+4GB EU 3G model with the remainder running through December. Well, while we aren't expecting that timeline to change, it does appear as if Omate has begun the final stages of prep work to ensure all backers receive their reward.
Galaxy Gear smartwatch was in regards to notifications. In this case, the lack of them. That said, Samsung has rolled out an update for the Gear Manager application and seems to have addressed that issue. First things first though, in order to grab this latest Manager app update, you will need to make sure the firmware of the watch itself is up to date.
Camera Awesome for Android. This release came after a rather long period of being available for iOS only. But putting that to the side, the app is $2.99 and brings the obvious ability of being able to capture images or video along with quite a few features. To begin with though, the Camera Awesome app is able to capture images quickly, really quickly.