With tablet PCs fast gaining acceptance among consumers as the mobile computer of choice for media consumption, what does one think netbook OEMs should do to restore the competitiveness of a product that appears to be fast approaching its 'use by' date? Well, ASUS apparently thinks that the answer is rather straightforward: make them cheaper.
Aside from the 10-inch Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet, it looks like pictures of three HTC smartphones have also been leaked online. The three phones are the HTC Ignite, HTC Prime and HTC Pyramid Z710e .
HTC had unveiled the HTC Flyer, their first 7-inch Android tablet, at Mobile World Congress last month. And it looks like the company may also be launching a 10-inch Android tablet.
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The rumour mill appears to have been working overtime to produce news about a WiFi-only version of Samsung's Galaxy Tab, and it seems that yet another juicy bit of information regarding the aforementioned device has started making its rounds in the vast depths of the Internet. Anyone fancy guessing how much the device will reportedly sell
With more Android devices being powered by dual-core Nvidia Tegra 2 processors, you can expect to see better resolution games available. And Sony Computer Entertainment will also be extending its PlayStation games for these devices, and maybe PlayStation 2 games too.
When Motorola launched the Atrix, one of its biggest selling points was the ability to connect the smartphone to the Webtop docking station and transform the device into an impromptu notebook, complete with its own custom Webtop user interface. However, a recent hack seems to have removed the requirement of having such a docking station
Are you a big fan of RIM’s BlackBerry Messenger, but have a change of heart lately? No worries, we just learned that RIM is planning to bring its famous BlackBerry Messenger app to Android and iOS devices.
Samsung has showcased a 4G handset at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this year. Now it looks like the phone could be launching soon, since it was recently spotted at Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
This afternoon, LG Singapore held a media event to launch the highly anticipated Optimus 2X and Optimus Black Android smartphones. (Nope, no sign of Optimus 3D for this event). Both smartphones are going to be available soon.
With the whole world going 'goo-goo-ga-ga' over tablets, smartphones and the operating systems used to power them, it should probably not be surprising to see unheard-of OEMs attempting to capitalize on the mobile bandwagon by offering a product which runs off the ever-popular Android OS. And it seems that there is one such OEM right
HTC has announced the Incredible S smartphone in Singapore, which will be available this coming weekend. The Android phone features the company's HTC Sense user interface and 8-megapixel camera with dual flash. More details inside.
Good news to those who are still using the Samsung Galaxy S. Even though the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S II Android smartphone was announced in February, the Korea manufacturer has not forgotten the loyal fans who are still using their flagship Galaxy S. And the company is bringing the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update to them.
Do you happen to own a HTC-branded smartphone that runs off Google's Android operating system? Well, if your answer to that questions is 'yes', this might be just the news needed to kick off your Tuesday morning to a good start: the OEM has confirmed that at least four products in its Android lineup have
With most of the tablets on the market still making use of the popular ARM Cortex A8 processor microarchitecture, it would seem like the A8 is safe from being rendered obsolete for at least another year. However, this does not mean that all OEMs are content with using the same technology as the competition: a
So the Android tablet craze is about to hit fever pitch with the introduction of Honeycomb and Motorola's XOOM. That is perfectly fine with us: after all, tablets are handy little devices which have the potential to do a whole lot of things. And while most OEMs are busy trying to work on making their
When it comes to the word "Xoom", most users following consumer technology news would naturally link it with Motorola's latest Android 3.0 tablet that is running a dual-core processor. Well, Xoom is also the name of a company that provides online international money transfer service, and it is no wonder a lawsuit is filed against Motorola over
Motorola has had its fair share of criticism from the Android hacker community, especially with its less-than-friendly policies regarding any act of ROM or firmware modification. However, the latest news from the company seems to hint at a complete about-turn of Motorla's Android strategy: apparently, the upcoming Xoom tablet will sport a certain feature that
The Nexus One is supposed to be one of only two Android-powered phone that can receive OTA vanilla firmware updates, but it would seem that such a luxury means nothing to an enterprising developer. Apparently, a group of hackers who have gotten a little impatient about having to wait for the official Honeycomb build have
It might not be the case down here in sunny Singapore, but in other countries, it would appear that the success of a tablet is tied to a single critical factor: support for the 'full Web content'. Which, needless to say, includes Adobe's proprietary Flash plugin used in a vast majority of websites today. However,