The Google Nexus 7 is one of the most desirable tablets around, and according to the latest rumors it’s going to become a lot more so come May, when the next generation of the slate is expected to be announced.
According to a report by DigiTimes citing upstream supply chain sources, ASUS and Google are currently working to unveil the next generation Nexus 7 tablet packing a full HD display at the upcoming Google I/O 2013. Read more »
A research carried out by mobile app analytics service Localytics shows that despite the fuss the Google Nexus 7 generated, the Amazon Kindle Fire range of tablets is the one with to dominate the Android market.
Localytics claims that it used data from over 500 million unique devices during its research and came up with some pretty interesting numbers. Read more »
Creators of the BitTorrent open source protocol have launched their own cloud storage service called BitTorrent Sync and it is rather unsurprisingly, based on the same protocol.
The service comes with its own application allowing users to store and sync folders to multiple devices. Interestingly, the service offers unlimited amount of storage making it a match made in heaven for large teams who collaborate on large files. Read more »
As you probably know Ashton Kutcher is going to star in a movie dedicated the life of Steve Jobs dubbed simply “jOBS”. All we’ve seen so far were photos of Kutcher dressed in Jobs’ classic attire, but now we get to see a whole scene from the movie prior to its launch.
The scene in question shows Kutcher (Jobs) and Josh Gad (Wozniak) discussing the concept of an operating system in the parking lot of HP. Read more »
Speaktoit Assistant, or just Assistant, is one of the most popular virtual personal assistants for Android out there and today it has received a major update full of cool new features.
The app’s briefing mode can now not only read the latest news to you, but also tell you which of your Facebook friends have a birthday today. You can also assign your friends different nicknames, so you are not tied up on always saying their full names when you need to contact them. That always felt weird, too, so it’s good that there’s a workaround now. Read more »
Samsung’s mobile division is all about filling the market voids and creating unique niches (like the Galaxy Note). The latest device to come out of the Koreans is a 5-inch, extra cheap dual-SIM droid with a dual-core CPU.
Meet the Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082. Read more »
Ah, the poor Xperia Z. It’s not even launched yet, and it has already gone through a considerable amount of abuse. Still, Sony reckons it’s not enough to get users convinced, so now it has added a new variable to the torture equation – sand.
In the video you’re about to see a Sony representative not only rubs sand all over the Xperia Z to showcase its scratch-resistance, but also submerges it in water and hits a sharp edge with it. Read more »
Lenovo has announced its first ever Chrome OS running notebook. Meet the 11.6-inch ThinkPad X131e.
Lenovo’s first Chromebook is targeted at students and shares its body with the company’s 131e, which means it’s tough and solidly built. Read more »
The wildly popular Where’s My Water and Where’s My Perry games are free on the Windows Phone Store today in a single day promo offer.
Usually, the two WP8 games (WP7 smartphones need no apply) cost $0.99, but today only they are available to download for free. Read more »
Rumors are suggesting that Sony is working on a replacement for the not-so-successful Xperia Tablet S that it going to be called Xperia Tablet Z with a codename C690X Pollux.
The Tablet Z would be the second addition to the Xperia Tablet line-up and is expected to make an appearance at the MWC 2013 in Barcelona. Read more »
Google recently launched a special Beta version of its Chrome web browser for Android, giving you the chance to test out the latest features before making them available to the general public.
And now thanks to the hard work of the Chrome devs it has been updated and has been freed from many of the bugs that plagued it. Read more »
The next-gen Xbox countdown already started and Sony must be feeling the heat coming from its competitor.
The vice president of Sony Home Entertainment just couldn’t help himself, but tease the masses of PlayStation gamers with the upcoming fourth version of the console.
Hiroshi Sakamoto has hinted of a “big announcement” coming either earlier in May or at the E3 2013 in June. Read more »
Gartner has posted its estimated PC shipment results for 2012 and things aren’t bright for the good ol’ personal computer.
The company estimates that PC vendors have shipped more than 90 million PCs in Q4, 2012 which is 4.9% lower than what they managed in the same period in 2011. According to Gartner, the tablets are to blame. Read more »
There are quite a lot of tablets here at CES 2013, but probably very few of them will catch the consumer’s attention as much as the Archos 97 Platinum.
Built around a 9.7″ IPS display pushing an iPadeqsue resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels (264 PPI), the Archos 97 Platinum packs a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM that help the slate run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean very decently. Read more »
Valve and mini-PC maker company Xi3 have announced their collaboration on the first ever Steam-optimized mini PC.
The project, which carries the Piston codename, is still in active development, but prototypes are on display at the booths of the two companies. Read more »