GALAXY S 4 without Samsung's software tweaks, Google and Samsung have delivered. Now that the big first day at Google I/O has ended, many are wondering what new hardware will be available. And Samsung's GALAXY S 4 Nexus Edition is it. With Google's Nexus devices not supporting 4G LTE, and even the latest only being 720p, this is how we'll get the best of both worlds.
Pebble smartwatch with RunKeeper received a decent update last week. As of today however, it looks like the folks at Pebble have some additional SDK related news. The announcement is for the PebbleKit, which is being described as the "next stage of the platform." Basically, this release will allow for two-way communication between your smartphone and the Pebble.
HTC smartphone has recently been spotted in the WiFi certification. This certification filing is showing an HTC device with a model number of PN073XX and as such, it has brought back chatter of a Verizon Wireless branded HTC One. The details from the certification are on the lighter side, however this model number does seem to fit in with the model number from another carrier branded One.
Samsung still hasn't offered any official details on the Galaxy Note 3, however the rumors continue to surface. This later round of rumors deals with the build quality. Despite hopes of seeing the Note 3 roll-out with an improved build quality, it is looking like Samsung is going to continue the plastic trend.
GALAXY S 4 marks the first smartphone to achieve such a certification. A bit of background on the TCO certification, this actually comes by way of TCO Development and it touches on sustainability certification for IT products. In this case, the GALAXY S 4 was awarded the certification for eco-friendliness.
Google Glass, and now the folks from Recon Instruments have revealed their own wearable computing glasses here at I/O. Only they have a different approach with what they are calling the Recon Jet. Last year we saw their micro display tech in Snowboard Goggles, and today they're bringing Glass-style to all types of athletic eye wear for the thrill seeker in you.
Google I/O is going on full steam right now, and Google has just finished up the keynote full of announcements. So is there anything that Google didn't announce this morning? Absolutely. There is plenty that was expected that wasn't announced, but there's also plenty that wasn't announced that is probably new we'll be spotting all week long. For now, lets talk about what didn't happen.