Archives For January 2011
The Android-based Galaxy S Mini that we had reported on earlier will not be launching with that moniker. Instead, the miniaturized Android handset will be launching as the Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830.
HP has been teasing about a webOS tablet prior to the slate announcement, but the company's training materials may reveal that in addition to tablets, HP may be eyeing the netbook/smartbook market.
At the Consumer Electronics Show, T-Mobile announced that it will be upgrading its 4G network to support faster 42 Mbps download speeds along with two new tablet devices--the LG G-Slate and the Dell Streak 7, which is a larger cousin to the 5-inch Dell Streak on AT&T's ...
Research in Motion had announced its WebWorks SDK to give developers the tools necessary tio easily create apps for the company's line of BlackBerry smartphones and its tablets.
In addition to its robotic teddy bear on display, we did manage to get some hands-on time with the LifeBook T580, which utilizes the more traditional convertible Tablet PC form factor.
Whether it's digging through new software releases or drilling component makers for info, you can always count on the Apple rumor mill to keep on milling.
As Sumocat had written about the MSI WindPad tablets that had debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week, we were able to get a hands-on demo of the two models.
As Warner had reported, we found Toshiba teasing a 10-inch slate running on Android 3.0 at CES. This one is different from the Toshiba Folio tablet that was released late last year.
With concerns about the battery life of Research in Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook swirling, the BlackBerry-maker has quieted rumors with senior product manager Ryan Biden reassuring inventors and users that the tablet's 5,300 mAh battery is slated to last a full working ...
A leaked document obtained by Android Central indicates that the Motorola Atrix 4G dual-core gigahertz Android smartphone may be landing on U.S.
Apple has filed a patent application for developing hover sensing capacitive touchscreens, which could find implementation on iPhones and iPads.
Leaked images of the Galaxy S Mini, model number Samsung S5830, reveal a device that looks like a cross between a Galaxy S smartphone with Apple's iPhone 4 down to the silver strip that runs around the sides of the Galaxy S Mini, reminiscent of the stainless steel anten...
In what is being described as a hostage situation at AndroidSPIN, a tipster has informed the blog that Samsung is withholding the already finalized Android 2.2 update to the original T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant for the U.S.
The BlackBerry leaks are pouring in today with BGR revealing some specs for the next-generation flagship BlackBerry Torch 2 smartphone.
A recent leak of Research in Motion's consumer-centric BlackBerry Curve smartphone line reveals that the QWERTY-enabled smartphone will get updated specs that will make it competitive in the smartphone market.
Updated leaked specs for a research in Motion product with the codename of Dakota reveals that the smartphone in question resembles the original BlackBerry Bold in design.
As mentioned earlier, DRS Tactical Systems is releasing a new Tablet PC that features the small and fast Intel 310 Series solid state drive.
The Tablet/Slate calendar is a full one this spring and everyone wants to wrest some control of it from Apple. HP is doing its share to try and grab a piece of it for its upcoming WebOS announcement that is scheduled for February 9.
We all know that Steve Jobs doesn't like buttons. Well, those multi-touch gestures that Chuong blogged about last night may not be just an add on.
The developer beta of iOS 4.3 will bring a number of new features to the iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV. On the Apple iPad tablet, the new version of iOS will allow users to swipe with four or five fingers to access important commands that were previously limited to the m...
Are Google and Samsung providing a slightly modified version of the Nexus S? The Nexus S, just released a few weeks ago as the second-generation Google phone as the GT-9020 model number, may be succeeded by a phone with similar rounded and curved edges by the model nu...
While CES saw a number of announced products running on NVIDIA's dual-core Tegra 2 chipset, Qualcomm's dual-core Snapdragon coming later this year may offer a number of competitive technological advantages over its earlier released competitor.
With the release of its Tegra 2 dual-core ARM-based processing and graphics solutions on a number of hot and highly anticipated tablets and smartphones in 2011, NVIDIA is stepping up its game and will be entering the app market to complement Google's own Android Market....
[caption id="attachment_37335" align="alignright" width="130" caption="Image only a rendering captured from GSM Arena; not the actual phone."][/caption] A leaked XML file and Picassa photo album confirms that Nokia may be working on a business-class E series smartpho...
The Nielsen Company recently conducted a survey of 2,131 Americans to gauge the public's understanding and awareness of 4G and finds that the majority of Americans are cognizant over what 4G really means.
Verizon had debuted the personal hotspot feature on the Verizon iPhone 4 launch yesterday and it seems that the MiFi-like WiFi tethering service may make its way to GSM iPhones by way of iOS 4.3 according to sources to Boy Genius Report.
After announcing its evolved 4G network top 42 Mbps in Las Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show, the U.S.'s fourth largest carrier may soon get a 21 Mbps-capable phone, up from the 14.4 Mbps cap on the T-Mobile G2 and myTouch 4G currently available today.
Google has finally come clean and admitted that its Nexus S smartphones may have some issues during calls. Users have been reporting that the handset would either shut off or automatically restart during calls, though the issue seems to be persistent for longer calls.
Fujitsu and N-Trig have a little art demo on YouTube featuring the Lifebook T580 Tablet PC with N-Trig DuoSense digitizer. Special guest star: Autodesk Sketchbook Pro. (more...).
Chris Davies of Slashgear was kind enough to pop by and confirm the Bluetooth keyboard shipping with the ASUS Eee Slate EP121 is the Microsoft Mobile 6000.
Google is taking big time heat from many corners over its announcement to drop support for H.264 in Chrome. Google claims the decision was made over copyright questions that could affect it's desire to have everything be "open" when it comes to Chrome. The reason beh...
Microsoft is teeing up a legal battle against Apple over the trademark App Store. Microsoft says Apple can't hold a trademark on the phrase as it is such a common phrase already in use and that any value Apple can claim is essentially secondary.
Notion Ink still has some hurdles to leap over before it can began shipping its Adam Tablet to users here in the US. Apparently users who pre-ordered have received an email saying that the innovative Tablet has not received FCC certification yet.
Thank goodness the Verizon iPhone is finally here. Now the rumors about it can end. The cries to free the iPhone from AT&T can cease.
Eee PC.it pulled up the user manual for the ASUS Eee Slate EP121 from an ASUS ftp site. Among the discovers are extra nibs for the pen, which are clearly from Wacom, and a Bluetooth keyboard, which looks a lot like the one I'm holding. (more...).