What happens when you merge a smartphone with a tablet? You get the ASUS Padfone.
Evan Blass of PocketNow just posted some leaked photos that reveal one of the most interesting hardware ideas I have seen come to Android in awhile. The Padfone is a combination of a normal Android smartphone and a tablet ... Read More »
Ever since Chrome OS was announced, the excitement for the operating system seemed to be matched by the curiosity of its purpose. Shortly after the initial announcement, when the CR-48 devices were being shipped, I remember being asked repeatedly “If I have an Android phone and a tablet, do I really need a cloud computer?” ... Read More »
Amazon’s Android tablet is both the best and worst kept secret in the mobile industry. Everyone knows that Amazon is working on an Android device, but few know any of the specific details about its hardware or software. I recently took a break from blogging, but I had to come out of retirement ... Read More »
Sprint has been openly against AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile since the very beginning. If this proposed acquisition goes through, that would make AT&T and Verizon the leaders of mobile telephony in the US, placing Sprint on a lower, more vulnerable position. Now that the merge is going through its process, and the FCC ... Read More »
The T-Mobile G2X is available for purchase now on T-Mobile.com and if you get in before 5 p.m. Eastern you could still pay just an extra $25 to have it delivered right into the comfort of your own home tomorrow (or $12 to get it Monday). Either option would net ... Read More »
Update: The Tegra 2 phone is coming, but we might have the codename wrong still. A new source is telling me this device is the Motorola Venus.
Several months ago, Motorola Co-CEO Sanjay Jha let it slip that they were building a smartphone with NVIDIA graphics. Yesterday we revealed that Motorola ... Read More »
NVIDIA has been promising Tegra 2 smartphones and tablets in the second half of this year, but there have been rumblings of a possible delay and we were starting to wonder if they could hit their deadline. Those fears were laid to rest today when NVIDIA confirmed once again that Tegra ... Read More »
We still have a few weeks before the Samsung Galaxy S makes its official debut on U.S. service providers, but it looks like Samsung is already excited about the huge success the phone has had in Korea. Samsung has already sold over 200,000 units of the phone in South Korea alone and since ... Read More »
Android made up 4.7% of smartphone sales last year, according to Canalys— a growth of 1074% year over year.
This smartphone article has gotten a lot of buzz around the office in recent days. (By office I mean apartment I share with my dog, but the fact remains.) Nearly everyone in the office is talking about this article. Fifty percent.
Jason Hiner does a disservice to Android, which upsets me personally, ... Read More »