Some boasting from Quanta Computer points to Amazon preparing an LCD-based tablet. The display will feature Fringe Field Switching technology, which provides great viewing angles, color rendering and brightness – supposedly better than IPS.
However, E Ink Holdings, the company behind the Amazon Kindle electronic paper display, says there won’t be a new e-paper display from them until next year… Read more »
Okay, let’s rewind this a bit. Remember the two Android tablets that Sony announced? They also showed two netbook-ish computers. The first was dubbed Ultra Mobile PC (UMPCs were the “Neanderthals” to netbooks).
The second is a “Freestyle Hybrid PC” and is a side-sliding tablet/netbook… Read more »
Two days ago Nintendo announced its plans to launch a Wii successor next year. The better part of this announcement was that Nintendo will actually demo the new console on the upcoming E3 expo this June in LA.
Nintendo gave no more official information on the subject, but its CEO promised to bring a new approach to home gaming consoles. Read more »
True, there have been blurry shots of this one before. Now, the upcoming Motorola Droid X2 appears even closer to an official release with this next leak including official press shots.
The device, logically, sports Verizon Wireless logo on its back along with the familiar Droid graphic on the screen. Read more »
Dell has leaked some specs to go with their leaked roadmap from February. The Dell tablet family is getting some new additions each with its own different personality.
The 10″ Streak Pro should be released as soon as this June, sporting Android Honeycomb, Dell’s Stage 1.5 UI and an Nvidia Tegra T25 chipset along with 2 mics and 2 cameras. Following up is the larger 13″ Latitude EX-3; a convertible lap-tab that comes with the option of an i3, i5 or i7 processor, 4GB of RAM, support for full 1080p output, a various slew of peripheral options and all on Windows 7. Read more »
Apple has started sending new test iPhone 4 units to some game developers letting them prepare their products for the next generation iPhone. The test units are no different than the iPhone 4 on the outside, but on the inside, there is a spanking new Apple A5 dual-core chip.
This doesn’t mean they have the iPhone 5 in their hands, but tells us that the next iPhone will definitely pack the dual-core A5 chip the iPad 2 has. Read more »
It seems Apple had considered the Facebook integration within the iOS 4 until it came up with another idea – its own Media Stream.
Instead of seeing our Facebook albums in the Photo app, we are going to witness a new Apple’s social services called Media Stream. But what’s it all about? Read more »
A few weeks ago I told you about some new Windows 8 screenshots illustrating the tablet-oriented Metro UI. Until now it was not clear whether we are going to see this user interface elsewhere or not. You’d better like the Metro UI because it will stick around for a while.
The Outlook screenshot above is taken from the Milestone 2 version of Office 15. Read more »
Okay we got carried away a bit there with the title. You see the video-capable Skype for Android version really appeared online, but it seems unable to run on anything, but the HTC Thunderbolt. So unless you have purchased the LTE-packing smartphone, you will need to wait for the official version or at least another leak to experience the video-call goodies of the new droid Skype.
Anyway we got to see the first review of the application thanks to the guys at AndroidCommunity.com. Except for the addition of video-calling to other mobile users and desktop clients alike there isn’t too many updates brought by the new version. The four tabs remain as they were and work just the way they used to. Read more »
In the past few days we stumbled upon leaked pictures of the Japanese version of XPERIA Arc called Acro. We decided to pass that news since it was headed to NTT DoCoMo only.
A picture taken with Sony Ericsson XPERIA Acro – you can see its back in the reflection
Well, the new leaked pictures of its back definitely caught our attention. It seems Sony Ericsson may have put a Xenon flash on the Acro – something many Arc users would have appreciated a lot. Read more »
Want to shoot a high-speed pursuit from the passenger window of your car? Perhaps a chase scene on foot through city streets or maybe you just want smoother looking videos?
Adding a touch of professionalism to any budding film makers shots, app developer Midnox have released SteadyCam Pro, promising “a professional film camera in your pocket”. Read more »
The rumor mill has been buzzing with talk about HTC’s event in London on 12 April. Everyone’s guessing that HTC will unveil the HTC Sensation (a.k.a. Pyramid). But everyone can stop guessing, since they are invited.
That’s right – if you’re in London next Tuesday and you are over 18, you can RSVP HTC’s Facebook invitation and join the party… Read more »
Some blurry iPod Touch 4G photos have just surfaced today. They show an unseen prototype of the 4th generation iPod Touch with a touch-sensitive Home button.
The device runs on the iOS 4.2.1, packs 128GB storage and has a MC550LL model number. Read more »
It was just yesterday we saw a bunch of Windows 8 screenshots from the latest (Milestone 3) alpha release. Today we got something even better – a few shots from the tablet-oriented Immersive UI of Windows 8.
The Immersive web browser in Windows 8 for tablets
The screenshots above are taken from the Immersive browser, which implements the Metro UI, but acts as the desktop Internet Explorer 9. It was designed to work on a specific resolution, which resulted in the improper displaying. Read more »
Computer manufacturers are hot on making their own tablets. Tablets with slim and sleek hardware, ARM-based CPUs and tablet-oriented opeating systems seem to be the the future of portable computing and entertainment and every manufacturers wants in. Well, it’s Sony’s turn with Sir Howard Stringer, Sony’s CEO, just went ahead and confirmed the company’s plans of unveiling a tablet.
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