The idea of foldable and flexible smartphone screen from Samsung is nothing new. We’ve been hearing rumors about the technology for a while, though we’ve yet to see an actual product utilizing the technology. This might be changing beginning next year with the introduction of the Samsung GT-B9150.
Author: Andrew Grush
Considering purchasing a Raspberry Pi? At around $35, it is quite an exceptional value for a device that can be used for a lot of general computing tasks. So what exactly CAN you do with the Raspberry Pi? Honestly, it really depends on how much work you are willing to put into it and how wide your imagination extends.
Up until now, it was really hard to call Amazon and Apple direct competitors. Sure, they both had tablets and sold services that were highly integrated into the overall experience. Yes, they both also had books and videos. What set them worlds apart was pricing and specs. This has changed with the introduction of the iPad Mini.
Google’s Nexus 7 is essentially the most successful Android tablet to date, though the Kindle Fire does follow closely behind it. With that in mind, would Google be wise to attempt to enter into the 10-inch tablet world with a Nexus 10? They certainly seem to think so.
Looking forward to the LG Nexus 4? We actually know quite a bit about the phone, considering Google has yet to confirm its existence. Now it seems that the UK phone retailer Carphone Warehouse has put up an official-looking pre-oder page for the device.
The iPad Mini is here but some of us are finding it hard to get all that excited when similar tablets cost nearly $100 less. For $199 you can get the Nexus 7, sure it has a smaller screen but it also has a better resolution. You can even get a slightly weaker 7-inch Kindle Fire for just $169. That makes the starting price of $329 just a little hard to swallow.
If you are a Verizon user that is interested in Windows Phone 8, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve yet to see concrete information as to what WP devices are heading to the Big Red. Sure, Verizon has mentioned they will support the platform, but we want more details. Ask and you shall receive.
Dragon Go is on its way out the door. Its successor is the new Dragon Mobile Assistant that expands on its predecessor’s voice features and capabilities. The newest version of Naunce’s software brings near Siri-quality features over to Android and is certainly competition for Google Now and Samsung S Voice.
What we have here is an Android Mini-PC that is shamelessly close in design to Apple’s Mac Mini. The big difference here is that this isn’t an Intel-based PC, instead we have the power of ARM and Android inside.
There aren’t a ton of 1080p smartphones out there yet, but we do have the HTC J Butterfly and the upcoming Chinese-market Oppo Find 5. Hoping for more devices that support true HD in the near future? Your wish is about to be granted.
Just a little over a half year after the release of the iPad 3rd generation model, we already have a successor. The 4th gen iPad doesn’t bring tons of changes to the mix but it does have a faster processor and graphics chip, alongside the new Lightning adapter. So you already bought an iPad 3, what do you do? For some of you, an exchange might be possible.
While everyone saw the iPad Mini coming from a million miles away, there was much less talk about the possibility of 4th generation iPad. While the 3rd generation model is just six months old, it also includes a dock connector that Apple is probably trying to get rid of for good.
Okay, so none of us are shocked by the appearance of the iPad Mini. That being said, it’s a pretty solid looking device.
Obsessively desire the need to catalog nearly every moment of your entire life? If that sounds like you, you might really love the most recent Kickstarter project, the Memoto. This “life-logging” device is designed to capture photos of everything you doing every 30 seconds and can store up to two-days of photos before you’ll need to upload them elsewhere.
As another way of controlling the quality of their products, the lightning USB cables for Apple’s iPhone 5 and other latest products uses a special authentication chip that is supposed to be nearly impossible to crack. Now we have a look at several chips above that in fact are cracked authenticators that will allow the creation of cheap 3rd party cables.
Apple has a press event today that is almost 100% likely to show us the iPad Mini, among a few other possibilities like refreshes to their desktop and laptop lines. Want to watch the show live? You have a few options here. For Apple TV owners that have a second or third generation device, you […]
It seems that the Nexus 7 is now up and running with Ubuntu 13.04.
Google is gearing up for a special press event on October 29th that could see the unveiling on Android 4.2, the Nexus 4, an update to the Nexus 7 line, and even a high-end 10-inch Nexus tablet.
According to Microsoft, their display is supposed to be sharper than the Apple’s retina display. Considering the Surface has a resolution of 1,366 x 768 (which isn’t all that high by today’s standard), how is that possible?
When it comes to getting an RC car at a cheap price, you are generally out of luck. Between the cars and the remote controls, you often find yourself easily spending $100 or more on such devices. If you are looking to save some money, Griffin makes some low-cost RC devices that communicate with your existing iOS device instead of using a traditional controller.
A new rumor has surfaced suggesting that Foxconn could be preparing to make its own tablet and smartphone hardware in the near future.
Belkin’s new WeMo works anywhere in the house, outside or even while you are thousands of miles away from home.
Own a Sony Xperia smartphone and looking forward to Jelly Bean? Bad news, then. It seems that Android 4.1 won’t be making its way to Xperia devices until early 2013, according to Sony.
With the iPad Mini just around the corner, will Apple continue to push its iPad 2 as a midrange option or will it eventually be phased out altogether?
When it comes to Android, probably one of the best things about the platform is how open it is. That means you can run just about any app, any custom skin or any application store that your heart desires. The newest store to hit Android will soon be Mozilla’s Firefox Marketplace, which will actually be part of the Firefox app.
Many school systems across the globe have made switches to tablets and e-readers. Having a digital solution like this means kids don’t have to carry heavy backpacks full of books, which can lead to back issues in the long run. It also can save the educational system money since the e-books are generally cheaper than text copies, of course you also have to pay the huge cost of the tablet/e-reader initially.
In order to better demonstration some of the future technology that might eventually find their way in to Toyota vehicles, the company has unveiled a very unique concept skateboard that utilizes a Microsoft Kinect motion sensing camera an Windows 8 tablet.
Looking for an alternative to the Nexus 7 or Kindle Fire around the same price? The Acer Iconia Tab A110 will arrive on October 30th for just $230.
The Hiapad HI-802 is equipped with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor and has 1GB of RAM.
The Microsoft Surface preorders are already starting to go pretty well. If you were Apple, how would you possibly slow the Surface down? Announce the iPad Mini, that’s how. Apparently rumors now suggest that Apple will release its new smaller tablet on October 23rd. For those who don’t know, that’s three days before the Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface release event.
To jailbreak or not to jailbreak, that is the question. There are ways to get a jailbreak up and running for iOS 6 A4-powered devices that will fully work and install the unofficial appstore we know and love (Cydia), but they require a tethered approach.
While the preorder information for the 32GB Surface originally read “delivered by 10/26th” it is now pushed back by several weeks.
Windows 8 is almost here, and with it comes a flood of new devices. One of the biggest changes with Windows 8 is that it could finally bring hybrid devices to the forefront. Up until now, most Windows hybrids have been decent as traditional desktop devices but have been limited when it comes to their touch abilities and the lack of Window 7 applications that work well with touch.
The idea of controlling a computerized device through nothing but your finger once seemed like a crazy notion, but touchscreen technology has made it quite commonplace. What if you could perform computer functions by touching any surface using a special device worn around the finger? This is basically what the Magic Finger aims to do.
While devices like the TransPhone and PadFone 2 attempt to simplify our lives by creating a smartphone that can transform into a tablet with a special dock, why stop there? A new Indiegogo project is dreaming far beyond this, transforming instead into a full desktop all-in-one, a laptop, a tablet and – of course – an ordinary smartphone.
Ahead of their October 26th launch event, Microsoft has now released its Surface RT tablet for pre-ordering. This means we finally have pricing information. Those who were crossing their fingers about the rumors of a $200 starting price for the Surface might be more than a little disappointed.
Remember back when Mobile Magazine covered a Samsung patent regarding smell and the ability to shoot perfume? Apparently Samsung isn’t the only one that is looking into such an option, now the Chaku Perfume Company is preparing its own “ChatPerf” accessory for use on the iPhone.
Even though the TransPhone is only showing up the party now, it is already trumped not only by the older PadFone but by the upcoming PadFone 2. Tomorrow Asus will officially announce the Padfone 2, but that isn’t stopping the net from leaking official photos ahead of schedule.
We don’t know what the future will hold for RIM, but at least we now have a few leaked photo of the L-Series that can give us a glimpse of what to expect starting in early 2013.
While never particularly popular, Microsoft did offer quite an impressive Zune media player client for Windows– more impressive than its actual media player. The service allowed for streaming of movies and music, and while it didn’t offer quite as much as iTunes it was a rather good service.
Why did Apple jump ship to their own app platform? The biggest reason had to do with the fact that Google Maps for iOS was massively inferior to the Android version. Google didn’t offer turn-by-turn directions or any of the features needed to really make it stand out. That being said, Apple’s rush to get their own map program into the hands of iOS users hasn’t exactly turned out great.
Most of us have at least heard of the TV show Macgyver before. You know, about the guy who can basically take just about anything and turn it into a true solution to a problem? Well, that’s what Professor Mike Stilman and researchers at Georgia Tech are attempting to do with a robot creation of their own, aptly named the “Macgyver bot”.