All posts tagged "Android"

  • Nabi Tablet: Toy? Tablet?

    The rising technological dominance of tablets and toys converge as Toys R Us released a tablet to add to their arsenal of children's fare. Well thought-out with content control for the child, a durable design and dedicated app store to keep kids busy, will the Nabi tablet cause a stir in Santa Claus' sack?

  • Android 3.2 update comes to Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi in Singapore

    Motorola Singapore has recently announced that for XOOM Wi-Fi tablet owners, the software update over-the-air has been rolled out since end October last month, and that the update will be available for all users.

  • HTC embraces ICS with Ville

    It seems that HTC has ironed out their position with Andriod's new Ice Cream Sandwich mobile platform with this recent leak of a new phone they are working on, codenamed "Ville". This new addition to the HTC family gives a double dose of goodness by including the HTC Sense UI 4.0 as well, an update to

  • Toshiba Singapore launches PORTEGE Z830 Ultrabook, Qosmio DX730 AIO and REGZA tablets

    Toshiba Singapore has launched their new PORTEGE Z830 Ultrabook, which claims to be the world’s lightest and thinnest 13.3-Inch Ultrabook that weighs a mere 1.12kg. In addition to the slim ultra-portable notebook, the company also unveiled their new Qosmio DX730 All-in-One and REGZA AT100 and AT1S0 Android tablets.

  • Adobe Flash for mobile comes to a grinding halt

    Adobe's long stand for Flash's viability comes to a conclusion when they announced the end of their efforts for developing Flash for mobile devices. Apple iOS supporters get their victory following the fulfilment of Steve's opinion in April 2010, but is this victory just for Apple fans?

  • HTC to penetrate Chinese market with new social networking phone

    HTC will be releasing a Chinese version of their Explorer budget phone in China, under the label HTC Daren. The new dedicated phone is geared towards feature integration with Renren.com's social network service, but will the new phone be able to attract China's increasingly social saavy population?

  • ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime’s specifications unveiled

    At the AsiaD: All Things Digital event in Hong Kong few weeks ago, ASUS chairman Johnny Shih showcased the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime which claims to be the world’s first tablet to incorporate NVIDIA Tegra quad-core mobile processor. Well, it looks like the specifications of the Eee Pad Transformer Prime are officially out.

  • Gobby iPhone and Android app makes English idioms easy to understand

    Developed by Stealth Education, this Gobby mobile app for Android and Apple iPhone lets you learn the frequently used English idioms in everyday speech. And apparently, there is a nationwide contest going on whereby you stand a chance to win an Apple iPad 2 grand prize.

  • Review: ASUS O!Play Mini Plus

    Smart TV is all the rage and if you want to get in on the trend you may end up ditching a fairly new LCD TV to do so. Thankfully, there are companies like ASUS out there that have a solution – ASUS O!Play Mini Plus.

  • Panasonic announces Toughpad FZ-A1 professional Android tablet

    Panasonic's Toughbooks are known for their ruggedness that can withstand drops, extreme weather and other rough handling. And it seems like the company is also going the tablet way with the announcement of their new ToughPad FZ-A1, running on Android mobile operating system.

  • Samsung announces Galaxy Note and Galaxy Nexus in Singapore

    Samsung today announced the availability of the Galaxy Note and the Galaxy Nexus smartphone in Singapore. The Galaxy Note 16GB is available at S$998 in November, while the Galaxy Nexus will be available at S$948 by January 2012.  Both prices are without line contract and are inclusive of GST.

  • Klipsch Image S4A, first for Android headphones, available now

    This new Klipsch Image S4A claims to be the first headphones for Android devices. Android users can download the free Klipsch Control app to customize button functions of the single-button remote control- play, pause, answer and end calls etc.

  • Motorola Mobility brings the new RAZR Android smartphone to Singapore

    This afternoon, Motorola Mobility unveiled the new RAZR smartphone which features dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 1GB memory and runs Google Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread mobile operating system. The 4.3-inch phone with Super AMOLED Advanced touchscreen display will be available from next week.

  • SingTel launches deF!ND digital concierge app for iPhone and Android

    Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) has launched a new digital concierge app for the iPhone and Android devices, which allows users to book cabs, make restaurant reservations, purchase movie tickets and even find amenities in their vicinity easily. On top of that, deF!ND also comes with a voice recognition feature for you to find your local food and ethnic

  • Sony and Ericsson part ways, remain friends

    In a not entirely unexpected move, Sony is set to buy out Ericsson from the joint Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB joint venture for a not insignificant €1.05 billion and will turn Sony Ericsson into a wholly-owned subsidiary that will fall under its network-connected consumer electronics division. The two companies remain friendly though, the deal

  • ASUS confirms Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade on Eee Pad family

    With the announcement of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Taiwanese company ASUS has also confirmed that the new mobile operating system would be available on their line of Eee Pad family. However, no exact dates have been released yet.

  • Sony Ericsson handsets this year will get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade

    Sure, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich may be out, and the Samsung GALAXY Nexus would be the first smartphone to get it. But Sony Ericsson has revealed on their Facebook Page that their Xperia smartphones launched this year, will also get the Android 4.0 update.

  • ASUS showcases Eee Pad Transformer Prime at AsiaD

    At the AsiaD: All Things Digital event in Hong Kong, ASUS chairman Johnny Shih talked about the Ultrabook and also showcased the new Eee Pad Transformer Prime Android tablet. The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime claims to be the world’s first tablet to incorporate Project Kal-El, NVIDIA’s next-generation quad-core Tegra mobile processor.

  • Samsung and Google unveils GALAXY Nexus, first Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone

    The wait for the Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich platform is finally over. Today, Samsung and Google have jointly announced the GALAXY Nexus, which claims to be the first smartphone running the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich mobile operating system.

  • The Samsung Galaxy Nexus leaks ahead of launch

    By now, Samsung and Google can't be too happy with Japanese NTT DoCoMo, as the company has leaked the very soon to launch Galaxy Nexus flagship phone that will be the first Ice Cream Sandwich/Android 4.0 handset. The specs should be correct this time around, although we'll wait for the announcement at around 10-ish today