Samsung head of Mobile Communications JK Shin recently confirmed the release of an 8 inch model of their popular Note lineup of devices.
If this is the same model which we reported on earlier, it will most likely be a direct competitor to the Apple iPad mini. Read more »
While Samsung didn’t announce much in terms of mobile devices during its CES press conference, one term that was thrown around a lot was BYOD.
Bring Your Own Device refers to a growing trend among enterprise users of bringing multi-function mobile devices to work, and Samsung wants to be a major part of it going forward. Read more »
Intel has posted its latest quarterly figures, showing a revenue of $13.5 billion, and a profit of $2.5 billion.
While both quarterly and annual figures are down compared to 2011, Intel has seen good growth in some key areas, particularly data center operations. Read more »
The arrival of the upcoming stylus-enabled Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet has been confirmed, and is set to rival the iPad mini in terms of size and specifications. The info comes courtesy of the usually very reliable Sammobile and its undisclosed internal sources.
While Samsung has many offerings in the 7-8″ tablet range, this will be the first Note device to fall within the mini-tablet category, and is set to run Android 4.2 out of box. Read more »
Oppo, the up and coming Chinese smartphone manufacturer, has announced a new program designed to spread the word about its new Find 5 smartphone.
The Ambassador program is envisioned to help Oppo locate volunteers for help with product testing, translations, and spreading the word about Oppo products. Read more »
It seems that someone with access to a Dalmore Tegra 4 evaluation board decided to see how it does on the GLBenchmark GPU benchmark for Android.
The results, if they turn out to be legitimate, show Nvidia’s latest mobile SoC offering as capable of some promising graphics performance, but ultimately falls short of taking the top spot away from Apple’s A6X chip. Read more »
Apple shares have slipped today during premarket and early market trading by nearly $17, bringing the overall value of Apple stock close to $500.
There are reports surfacing that Apple may have cut iPhone 5 component orders by half, in light of lower-than-expected demand. Read more »
The ZTE Grand S is the Chinese company’s new smartphone flagship device, and looks to put ZTE on the map with its thin profile and 1080p screen.
Join us as we take a look at the stylish offering in our full hands-on. Read more »
Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud sharing platform gets some welcome upgrades, including optimizations for touch devices and drag-and-drop support.
The new implementations are enabled by HTML5, so you know they’ll be future-proof for a wide range of browsers. Read more »
The DP3 Merrill from Sigma was just announced here at CES, offering a fixed 50mm f/2.8 lens, which is equivalent to 75mm in 35mm terms.
The DP3 joins the existing DP1 and DP2 models. Read more »
Swype, the quick-type keyboard for Android, has had its beta version become available for download to anyone without the need to register.
The new beta features include a Smart Editor that lets you quickly edit a typed sentence, and Living Language, which suggests trending and popular words. Read more »
The new Xperia Z was just announced here at CES, and Sony has been quick to release some a promo video showing off the impressive device.
Highlights of the Z include the a 5 inch 1080p display, 13 MP shooter capable of burst recording, on a stylish, waterproof design. Read more »
Polaroid has officially launched the iM1836 interchangeable lens camera here at CES, complete with Android 4.1.
It features an 18.1 MP camera sensor and 1080p video recording capability, alongside WiFi image sharing to social networks. Read more »
Madfinger Games’ sequel to the popular zombie shooter game Dead Trigger looks to be slated for a Q2 2013 release, according to the company’s Twitter feed.
The game is also to be one of the first to be released on Nvidia’s new Tegra 4 SoC, and will feature a THD version designed specifically for Tegra-based Android tablets. Read more »
Last summer, Samsung announced it would be looking to expand its semiconductor plant in Austin, Texas.
Talks with local authorities have since wrapped up, giving Samsung the green light to go forward with the expansion. Read more »