earlier rumor, Acer has officially unveiled the C720P Chromebook -- with touchscreen display. As the C720 in the name suggests, this latest Acer branded Chromebook is another in the growing lineup. And aside from being multi-touch capable, the display measures in at 11.6-inches and sits with a resolution of 1377 x 768. Perhaps the key here, Acer has the C720P paired with what seems to be an attractive price point.
we reported on a few issues plaguing the new Google Nexus 7 tablet. The biggest issue is some users have been reporting screen glitches with multitouch. Pinch to zoom on maps, double taps on buttons when typing, and things of that nature. And now we're hearing Google's latest fix for said issue, could have actually made it worse for some.
Google is said to be working on a touchscreen version of the Chromebook. Some of the finer points such as possible manufacturers remain a mystery, however according to a recent Wall Street Journal report, Google "has developed the first touchscreen laptops" powered by Chrome. Judging from the wording in that statement, it would appear as if these are already being tested.
Google have been pushing their Chromebooks pretty hard lately. With options of any shape and size available from multiple laptop manufacturers including Samsung. However, it looks like Google will soon be taking matters into their own hands (think CR-48) and releasing their own device rumored to be the Google Chromebook Pixel. There's a neat video and some pictures that have leaked sharing all types of information.
AMOLED touch screens might be the next big thing in smartphone technology, but sadly, it looks like we'll be waiting a bit longer for their arrival. Samsung is reportedly delaying the production of its flexible AMOLED screens due to issues with yields. Since Samsung has been aggressively pursuing these new screens, it stands to reason that we won't see these flexible screens featured in smartphones until Samsung can sort out its production issues.
Nexus 7 tablet from Google and ASUS is a mighty fine tablet. Especially considering it only runs users $199 for such an awesome device. We love ours and you can see for yourself in our full review. Sadly it appears that like many products, a few users are having defects from manufacturing. We are hearing multiple reports that the Nexus 7 screen is separating from the body, or lifting up causing it to creak a little.
Gorilla Glass 2 was used on the popular Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone. This new generation of strengthened, hardened glass was revealed at CES and we were told it would make its way onto devices later this year. Whether the Galaxy S III is the first device to feature it is unknown, but at least we know the phones screen should be one of the most durable of any smartphone available.
Brightness Rocker. But a new app might change that: Lux Auto Brightness allows you to change the brightness of your screen based on more than just the ambient light around you.
flexible Super AMOLED display. It seems they're renamed the display tech to "YOUM", for no discernible reason, as well as files trademarks for several more acronyms.