Android 2.3 (codenamed Gingerbread) was announced earlier this month, and the next version which is called “Honeycomb”, could be available in February next year. While it was said that “Honeycomb” would be Android 3.0, some news sources are reporting that it could be Android 2.4 instead.
The IDEOS S7 Android tablet from Huawei was spotted at the Communicasia trade show in Singapore, earlier June this year (and was known as SmaKit S7). Today, the China-based telecommunication and networking company has officially announced the tablet in Singapore.
It comes as no surprise as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been named the Person of the Year by Time Magazine. The social network website has over 500 million users and is valued at US$33.7 billion (by investors in August this year). Not to mention, a movie was also made about the founding of Facebook and the
Now that Google has come clean on its future plans to make the Chrome OS user experience the default computing method in the near future, it should come as no surprise that the search giant is starting to look beyond notebooks. A quick look at the development page of Chromium OS reveals that plans for
Many developers do not attempt to compete against Microsoft in the desktop OS space, preferring instead to give consumers alternative choices. However, ‘giving a choice’ is not what Google has in mind: the search giant has revealed in an interview that it plans to go all out in making Chrome OS the ‘default way of
We have seen manufacturers like Samsung, Viewsonic, Creative Technology, Toshiba and Dell with their new Android-based tablet device, and it looks like Motorola is also coming up with theirs, called the MotoPad. The 7-inch MotoPad will run Android 3.0 (codenamed Honeycomb).
Google has announced that their Chrome OS laptops will be retailing in the first half of 2011, and carried by PC manufacturers including Acer and Samsung. The search engine giant has also unveiled their new Chrome Web store for web developers to create apps and for users to download and use the web apps on their
Apple has their App store for the iPod, iPad and iPhone, and from online news sources, the company will be launching their Mac App store next week. You can purchase the software like iPhoto, GarageBand and iMovie, and developers can also submit their software for sale on the App store (after review).
Google has officially announced its Nexus S smartphone, co-developed by Google themselves and Samsung. The Nexus S has 16GB of built-in memory, runs on a 1GHz A8 (Hummingbird) processor and is loaded with the latest Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) platform.
Nobody likes to deal with changes made to the user-interface of any application as it usually involves some degree of relearning and getting used to the new interface presentation, along with the impression that interface changes typically results in certain usability features being broken in the process of doing so. However, it seems that such
Google is reportedly developing a new social networking project, codenamed “Emerald City” (or “Emerald Sea”), which claims it could tie together existing Google services in a more social way. It was initial scheduled to be available by this year, but it looks like the project could be delayed till next year.
Google has announced the launch of Chrome 8.0.552.215. This update brings more than 800 bug fixes and stability improvements, as well as a built-in PDF viewer, and full support for the upcoming Chrome Web Store.
While other manufacturers are coming up with their Android tablets, ASUS sees more potential in the standalone ebook reader market. And the Taiwanese company has just introduced their Eee Reader DR900 which claims to be the world’s first 9-inch touchscreen ebook reader to date.
Home Wi-Fi users plagued by poor network coverage will be well served by the new DSL-N10 from ASUS. This combined ADSL modem and 802.11n Wi-Fi router features a high-gain 5dBi antenna for significantly greater signal range, which means users can enjoy wireless network connections in places other routers fail to reach. The built in ISP
This afternoon, Viewsonic unveiled their latest ViewPad tablet devices, namely the ViewPad 7 and ViewPad 10. Both tablets are scheduled to be available early next week, just in time before Christmas.
Cisco’s Flip Video™, the number one pocket camcorder in USA, today announced three new devices from its line of affordable MinoHD™ and UltraHD™ camcorders. The new generation Flip MinoHD (1 Hour and 2 Hours); and Flip UltraHD (2 Hours), all feature user-friendly simplicity, enhanced High-Definition (HD) video quality, hardware-based image stabilisation and more ways to
Acer will be launching their new tablet device in U.S. tomorrow ahead of Thanksgivings, in order to attract shoppers in this festive period. Aimed to compete with Apple’s iPad, the company has decided to launch it in (where else?) New York, also known as The Big Apple.
If you are a member of MySpace, you can now carry over your likes and interests from Facebook to the formerly world’s biggest social network. MySpace now features a Facebook integration, called Mashup with Facebook, which allows users to show on their MySpace page their likes and interests from their Facebook profile, as well as stream MySpace content based on the information from Facebook.
Video gaming without the hassle of downloading the content or inserting the game disc? Well, that’s what the OnLive video game console offers. The games are cloud-based, on-demand and the gaming system includes a MicroConsole TV adapter and OnLive Wireless Controller.
Japanese company Lunascape has launched their web browser for the iPhone (and iPad). Free to download from the Apple App Store, the “iLunascape Lite for iPhone” offers easy one-hand operation as well as various features including screen capture and hiding the address bar for maximized viewing area.