Author: Andrew Grush

Sony
Sony Xperia Z
Sony Xperia Z Officially Announced

Right on schedule, the Sony Xperia Z was officially announced at the company’s CES press conference. For those that don’t know the Z, you might better know it as the “Yuga”.

windows
vizio
Vizio Announces Windows 8 AMD Tablet

While CES doesn’t officially begin until Tuesday, many press announcements and unveils related to the show have already begun. One of this announcements comes from Vizio, who has now announced plans for their first Windows 8 tablet.

Android
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Samsung Galaxy S4: What We Know So Far

In today’s tech world, we move very quickly. As soon as a new device hits the market, many consumers are already eagerly awaiting the next best thing. This is why it comes as no real surprise that rumors continue to hit the net about the Samsung Galaxy S4.

Apple
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Apple Files for Stylus Patent of its Own

When the Samsung Galaxy Note hit the scene, the stylus was all-but extinct when it came to most modern mobile devices. Despite this, the Note brought new interest to touch-pens and even Apple seems to recognize there is a market for such a device.

acer
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As Asus and Acer Pull the Plug on Netbooks, An Era Ends

This probably doesn’t come as a surprise to any, but netbooks are officially goners now. This has been a long-time coming. As ultrabooks and tablets have eaten into netbook marketshare, Asus and Acer remained the only two brands that were keeping the netbook market alive.

Facebook Games
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Ouya Gets Competition: PlayJam Announces GameStick

We’ve all heard about Ouya, the open-source low-cost Android console that raised a ton via Kickstarter. While this is the best known Android console project, it’s not the only one. Now it seems that PlayJam is going beyond the smart TV with its own “GameStick” gaming system.

google
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Intel Preparing a Cable-TV Box of Their Own? (Rumor)

For years Google, Apple and Microsoft have been dancing around the idea of revolutionizing the living room with their perspective living room solutions. While devices like the 360, Google TV and Apple TV have helped change the way we watch content in the living room– they haven’t really reached a true revolutionary status either.

blackberry
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Blackberry 10-based X10 Poses For Camera

While I’m personally more excited in Blackberry’s all-touch Z10 handset, and its impressive predictive virtual keyboard, there are certainly many RIM Blackberry fans that are still very much into their physical keyboards.

HTC
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HTC HD2 Smartphone Now Running Windows RT?

When the HTC HD2 originally hit the market it was just an ordinary Windows Mobile 6.5 handset, nothing special or worth gawking at. Now, years later? The HD2 has continued to dodge the Grim Reaper by continuing to live on as a hackable device that allows would-be modders to push modern software onto the device.

SAMSUNG
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Samsung Galaxy Note Getting Jelly Bean and Multi-Window Support

Remember when Samsung first introduced the “Premium Suite” software upgrade for the Samsung Galaxy Note? Back in spring of 2012, the upgrade included a move to Android 4.0 ICS and introduced several new TouchWiz apps. Now Samsung has officially confirmed a second “Premium Suite” upgrade is on its way in the not-too distant future.

PANASONIC
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Panasonic P-02E Confirmed via FCC Sighting

Recently we reported on the Panasonic P-02E showing up on server logs. It was believed this could be a Panasonic 1080p handset designed specifically for the Japanese market. Interestingly enough, an FCC sighting now confirms the device.