The market for tablet computers are heating up ever since Apple launched their iPad in April. LG has also hopped on the tablet bandwagon with the announcement of a new Android tablet, which is scheduled to be launched in Q4 this year.
The Galaxy S is Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone that was launched in early June, and available exclusively to SingTel customers. VR-Zone managed to get the Galaxy S in for review, so how good is the Android phone? Read on.
Cisco may be known for networking solutions, but the company also has plans to go into new market – tablet. Yes, the networking giant has announced their new Cisco Cius tablet based on Android platform, though it is targeted at enterprise users.
Did you take the plunge and bought yourself a Nexus One when it was released? If you did, here is a spot of good news for you: Google has just released the version 2.2 of the Android OS for the Nexus One. Time to start the firmware updates. Read on for more information.
Gone are the days where the Android OS can only be found pre-installed on smartphones: a fairly high-ranking staff over at Intel has revealed that developers can soon expect a native x86 port of Android to play with “at some point this summer”. So when can we start buying an Android-powered netbook?
With Android phones getting immensely popular, it is no wonder the search engine giant is intending to roll out their web music service, which could be available by end of this year. This means Android phone users may be able to download music to their mobiles conveniently, like the other competition on the market today.
Getting tired of the plain white background when you visit Google homepage for a search? Here is how you can change the background. It is that simple.
Motorola and StarHub once again had an exclusive partnership to launch the new Motorola Milestone XT in Singapore. The phone maker and the telco had done the same for the Milestone (also known as Droid in US) in late March. The Milestone XT will be available from tomorrow.
Samsung Blog South Africa has tweeted about the Galaxy Tab, a new tablet device, which will be launched in South Africa (perhaps in time with the World Cup 2010?). The Galaxy Tab claims to run Android operating system and has a 7-inch high resolution screen.
Samsung held a regional launch for their new Galaxy S Android phone, at Suntec City Exhibition Centre. And it seems that the “S” in its name could mean ”Singapore”, being the first country to launch the phone; or it could also stand for “SingTel”, from the exclusive tie-up with the telecommunication service provider.
It seems like Google is starting to take the whole concept of user-privacy even more seriously than before, and it plans to do so by introducing encrypted search capabilities to its search engine, a feature which is conveniently absent in the offerings by most competitors. The caveat? It’s still in beta status, with no definite
In line with its ‘Don’t be evil’ policy, Google has announced the freeing of the VP8 codec which it had obtained from its purchase of On2 Technologies for use in HTML5 video, along with the new WebM container support for Youtube. But all does not look well for the codec which Google claims to be both patent
To celebrate Pac-man’s 30th anniversary, Google is launching their first ever Pac-man interactive doodle on 22 May 2010. You can play the game directly on the Google doodle, until next monday (24 May 2010).
Google’s new Android OS for mobile smartphones, codenamed ‘Froyo’ (Frozen Yogurt), is arriving. The version claims to offer additional features including mobile hotspot support. This means you can turn your mobile handset into a mobile hotspot to other Wi-Fi devices.
Google have announced in their IO event of Chrome Web Store, yes, you ain’t reading it wrong. Hop on for more.
VR-Zone was invited to the launch event of the 1GHz Snapdragon-touting HTC Desire, held on the 14th of May at the Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore. More pictures and the press release after the break.
When Google launched their Nexus One, it was pretty much a phenomenon, especially when you are able to purchase the phone directly from Google. Now, things have changed. Google announced that handsets will not be sold online and instead partner with telcos.
Apple filed a lawsuit against HTC for patent infringement in March whereby many see it as a move to get back at Google for the Android devices (indirectly). And just recently, the Taiwanese manufacturer has countersue Apple for infringement of their patents.
Looks like Google is geared up to launch its e-book store. From various news reports, the search engine giant has managed to get almost all the permission to start the store and this could make it the most dominant electronic bookseller to Amazon and Apple.
This year may well be the year of the tablet/slate. News sources have reported that Verizon Wireless and Google are collaborating to develop a Tablet, which could well be a competitor to the Apple iPad.