Fragmentation Coming to an End Under Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich


Not only is Ice Cream Sandwich ushering in an era of a more refined Android experience for Google, but the latest mobile OS designed to unify smartphones and tablets will also unify the Android ecosystem. With the introduction of Ice Cream Sandwich, we may begin to see the end of fragmentation when it comes to […]

Google Brings Enhanced Image Searching UI to iPad, Android Tablets


Google has revamped its search website for tablet users who may use its Google Images search function to find pictures on the Internet. With Android and iPad tablets, users can now enjoy full-screen image previews, faster image load times, and a carousel interface allowing users to swipe from one image to the next. To access […]

eyeSight Brings Gestures to Pantech Vega Android Phones

LTE (IM-A800S)

Ever wanted to control your phone with a gesture or motion of your hands? Thanks to eySight’s gesture control technology, which works in the same way that gamers control the interface of the Xbox thanks to Kinect, users can begin to start gesturing to their phones later this month when Pantech launches its new Vega […]

Nuance Buying Swype


After a huge public announcement alongside Apple for the launch of the iPhone 4S as the voice engine to power the Siri virtual assistant software, Nuance is looking to grow its natural UI portfolio with an acquisition of Swype. Swype is a software keyboard that’s pre-loaded on a number of Android smartphones as an alternative […]

HTC Sense 3.5 Appears in Lengthy Preview Video

HTC Sense 3.5

We’re pretty sure the upcoming HTC Bliss, a phone that is apparently aimed towards women, will be arriving with HTC’s latest version of its Sense UI. Just a short time ago we saw some photos of the revamped UI but those photos have nothing on a lengthy preview video of the new software from […]

Custom CyanogenMod ROM Creator Joins Samsung, TouchWiz Getting Overhauled?


It looks like Samsung has nabbed the founding developer behind the CyanogenMod custom ROM series for various Android devices, Steve Kondik. Kondik has indicated his official corporate involvement with Samsung by updating his Facebook status to say that he is now a Software Engineer with Samsung Mobile, but maintains that his custom CyanogenMod ROM efforts […]

HTC Puccini Set for September 1st Launch?


It looks like HTC’s debut 10-inch Honeycomb tablet for AT&T’s wireless network in the U.S. may be set to launch on September 1st. The company has been sending out invitations to a mysterious launch event where details are not yet announced, but industry insiders are speculating that the event may see the debut of the […]

TouchWiz UI Update Coming to Galaxy Tab 10.1 August 5th

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10

Though Samsung had stated earlier that it would release a special softare update to its Android 3.1 Honeycomb Galaxy Tab 10.1 slates to New York City patrons first, the company is only now announcing that the same update will be coming this Friday, August 5th, to owners of the company’s WiFi-only slates. Targeting the WiFi-only […]

Verizon Readies Gingerbread OTA Update for Motorola Droid X2


Verizon Wireless is readying the over the air software update for the Motorola Droid X2 that will deliver the Android 2.3 Gingerbready operating system to the 3G smartphone. While the Droid X2 was launched with Android 2.2 Froyo with a newer and sleeker version of the MOTO BLUR user interface pre-loaded, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread […]

HP Releases TouchPad Demo Videos Ahead of Tablet Launch


Now that HP has announced when the TouchPad will launch for consumer availability, along with pricing and an extensive demo at Computex by partner SanDisk, the company has released some formal demo videos on some features of its first webOS-empowered tablet. The four new videos released by the company shows off the HP Synergy engine, […]

Motorola Blurring Out MOTO BLUR in the Future


After receiving consumer feedback, Motorola has announced that it will phase out the MOTO BLUR name, the trademarked name of its custom Android user interface. Though elements of MOTO BLUR will remain and ship on devices, Motorola will not be referring to its devices as having the MOTO BLUR experience. It’s unclear how the company […]

Windows 8 Tablets: Microsoft Hosts a Game of Musical Chairs, But Will Taiwan Be Left Standing Alone?


As part of the company’s strategy to not only accelerate development of its forthcoming Windows 8 operating system, but also to ensure that everything works according to plan, Microsoft had implemented an Integrated Development Program consisting of PC and tablet-makers as well as chip companies. The Apple-like approach to restrictions to ensure a better, tightly […]

Microsoft Windows 8 Details: Touch Takes Center Stage (Video)

Windows 8

Today at the All Things D 9, Microsoft Windows President Steven Sinofsky showed off the company’s highly anticipated new Windows software, Windows 8. While the version that was shown off is still in its infancy, we got a clear look into the future of Windows which seems to be a mix of both Windows 7 […]

How Microsoft is Trying to Enhance the Windows Tablet User Experience


Microsoft has found itself struggling to remain competitive in the tablet PC market that it helped to usher in with limited success and is now being dominated by market-leading Apple iPad. The Redmond, Washington software giant is trying to change course, and perhaps take an Apple approach into trying to control the hardware and software […]

Court Grants Apple Early Access of Samsung Unreleased Products


As part of its legal battles with Samsung, Apple has been granted early access to un-released products from Samsung by a federal court. The court hopes that the move will help Apple examine the products and determine if the products infringe on any of the patents held by the iPhone-, iPad-, and iPod Touch-maker. The […]

Microsoft to Show Off Windows 8 Tablet UI Next Week?


Microsoft may be getting ready to show off a refreshed user interface and user experience for its Windows 8 tablet environment next week at the All Things Digital conference. The tablet UI will closely resemble the Metro UI on Windows Phone 7 to help users access important information quickly. News of the rumored preview of […]

Galaxy Tab 10.1 Confirmed for June 8th Arrival


Samsung had promoted the Galaxy Tab 10.1 with its sleek, slim form factor and the company’s new Samsung experience (similar to TouchWiz but not quite as dominating and for tablets) on top of Android 3.0 Honeycomb at CTIA, and now Samsung Mobile has confirmed via Twitter that the slim 10.1-inch tablet will be headed to […]