Intel’s Medfield system-on-a-chip isn’t the company’s first venture into smartphone territory. Last year at CES 2011, Intel and LG partnered up to debut Intel’s Moorestown chip. Unfortunately, nothing ever came of the reference device. Due to a “lack of marketability,” the handset never saw retail. This year, things could be different.
Archive for 2011
Ready to rock that G-SHOCK again? These watches have been quite popular for many years, but our phones took their jobs. It’s now rare to see a watch around (let alone a G-SHOCK). Right when the “smart watch” is starting to become the next big thing (as soon as manufacturers get it right), Casio has ... Read More »
Sonic the Hedgehog 4, episode 1 has been one of the funnest games I’ve played on PSN. Sonic 4 stuck to the tried and true 2D nature of Sonic games, allowing me to relive the glory days of my youth. Sadly, episode 1 skipped Android when it made its way to mobile platforms, with only ... Read More »
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comScore has released their November 2011 U.S. Mobile Subscriber market share report, which reports key trends from the three months ending November 30, 2011. The Android and iOS platforms were the only platforms to grow from the quarter ending August 31, 2011 (with 3.1% and 1.4% growth respectively), with Blackberry (-3.1%), Windows Phone (-0.5%), ... Read More »
Hot on the heels of news that Acer plans on introducing fewer, higher quality products in 2012, the Iconia Tab A700 has been detailed by the Russian blog NoMobile.ru, featuring specs that make even the highest end tablet seem like old news.
Slated for debut at CES, the A700 is both thinner ... Read More »
The default music player in Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, leaves much to be desired in the way of customization. There are options to change some of the settings for Google Music and playback, but that’s about as far as customizations go. The fine folks behind CyanogenMod are looking to change that, for rooted and ... Read More »
Gameloft has some of the best paid Android games around and for the next week all of them will be on sale for only $0.99. The one exception is Modern Combat 3 that will only go on sale for 24 hours, so follow Gameloft on Twitter, Facebook or Google+ to ... Read More »
Ever wondered what the typical Android user looks like? There’s no doubt we have our stereotypes for followers of specific operating systems, and Android is no exception. The guys from BlueStacks have just compiled information from Nielsen and a Facebook poll they conducted. The result is Mr. Android 2011.
It’s not so much a ... Read More »
When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note a few months back, it was obvious that Android enthusiasts were excited about the hybrid tablet phone. But we never imagined that Samsung would ship 1 million units of the Galaxy Note in roughly two months. Keep in mind that the number of units shipped is always going ... Read More »
Verizon Wireless has had quite the month. Their “most reliable” 4G LTE network went down again yesterday, marking the third time Verizon’s data network has been unavailable in December. The Galaxy Nexus was delayed multiple times, as was the DROID 4. And today’s news doesn’t do much to instill a sense of ... Read More »