Now that the Super Bowl is done and over, the companies that aired their ads during the game are releasing them full length on Hulu, YouTube and whatnot.
Samsung didn’t disappoint either, offering the full 4:41 minutes promo of its Galaxy Note II promo on YouTube. Read more »
Yesterday evasi0n was finally released to free all iOS 6.0/6.1 devices (iPhone 5 and latest iPads included) and it’s being enjoying some serious popularity. In fact so many users have jailbroken their iDevices that Cydia servers are unable to catch up with the demand.
The numbers are insane – Cydia creator Jay Freeman (saurik) has shared on Twitter that he’s seeing 14 thousand hits per second. Read more »
After the evad3rs team unleashed the first-even untetherered iOS 6 jailbreak come to light yesterday, some iPad users that have already taken advantage of it are reporting that the Weather app has popped back on their springboards.
While some think the jailbreak has installed the app on the iPad’s homescreen, in reality it has always been there only it was hidden so far. Read more »
British-based chip designer ARM posted a pre-tax profit of roughly $125.9 million, up 16% in the fourth quarter.
The popular ARM Cortex series of processors can be found in the vast majority of mobile devices and tablets out there, which explains the higher than expected quarterly profit. Read more »
BlackBerry has launched a new Dev Alpha C program along with a new developer-only device at its Jam European event held in Amsterdam. The Dev Alpha program is intended to help the coders build applications for the BlackBerry devices with physical keyboards.
BlackBerry also announced its WebWorks SDK, which should help the development of applications for its recently launched BlackBerry Q10 smartphone. Read more »
Apple recently unveiled a 128 GB variant of its iPad with Retina Display and the good news is it has just hit the company’s online Store and you can grab yours right now.
The Wi-Fi only version of the 128GB Apple iPad 4 is priced at $799, while the LTE variant costs a hefty $929. Read more »
New camera sensors are all the rage recently – first rumors of HTC’s new sensor design (new for phones anyway), and now Panasonic’s plans for a completely new sensor architecture based on the wave properties of light.
Panasonic’s design drops the standard Bayer filter for micro color splitters – instead of filtering light by colors, these splitters use diffraction to sort out colors, which reduces losses (a Bayer filter would block 50%-70% of the light before it hits the sensor). Read more »
The new Formula 1 season is right around the corner and guess what has Mercedes F1 team new driver Lewis Hamilton brought along to the official launch of the car he and Nico Rosberg will be driving in 2013? Unfortunately, if you guessed Nicole Scherzinger, you are wrong.
As the photo above testifies, it’s the recently unveiled BlackBerry Z10. The 2008 champion was spotted snapping photos of the new Mercedes AMG F1 W04 car at the Jerez circuit in Spain with his new smartphone. Read more »
OUYA, the Kickstarter funded Android based game console is now in its final stages. According to CEO Julie Uhrman, the console will start shipping to Kickstarter backers in March.
As for the rest of us, the console will hit retail outlets in June, with Target, Best Buy and Gamestop being the first to have it in stock. If you want to get it online, you have the option of getting it from the company’s website (which will ship early in April) or from Amazon. Read more »
Temple Run is already a smash hit on both iOS and Android, and it’s only been two weeks since it was released. Following in the footsteps of Temple Run: Brave, the new game will reportedly revolve around the story and the characters from the upcoming movie Oz the Great and Powerful.
The movie is due for March 8, but the game will be available even before that – with February 27 thought to be the launch date. Read more »
ASUS debuted its affordable MeMO Pad slate last month and now is showing it off in a promo video on YouTube.
The video concentrates on the affordable tablet’s key selling features like the 5GB free lifetime cloud storage by ASUS, SuperNote Lite note-taking app, the photo-editing ASUS Studio among others. Read more »
Power outage or not, all the Super Bowl commercials ran as planned. One of them was about the recently launched BlackBerry 10 OS and its Z10 flagship. Or so it seemed.
Instead of focusing on what the BB10 OS can do, the commercial shows what it can’t do because 30 seconds are just not enough for listing its features. Read more »
The much awaited Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S II smartphone is finally seeding in some countries, while others are still waiting to get it.
Meanwhile, Samsung India has already published the Jelly Bean manual for the former flagship, which suggests that the roll out might just be around the corner. Read more »
HP is joining Lenovo, Acer and Samsung in the Chromebook notebook space with a rather unique offering in the face of the 14″ Pavilion Chromebook.
This is the first full-size 14″ Chromebook and that’s exactly what HP is hoping will help it stand out in the crowd. The specs of the HP Pavilion Chromebook are pretty standard. Read more »
Walt Disney Studios showcased an ‘extended’ trailer of their upcoming superhero movie, Iron Man 3, during the Super Bowl. Why the word ‘extended’ is in quotes is something you will have to see for yourself when you watch the trailer.
The trailer also shows Iron Man attempting to rescue a whole bunch of people falling from a damaged airplane and cuts just before we see how he manages to save thirteen people when he can just carry four. Read more »