Post Tagged with: "smartphones"

Jelly Bean Headed to Intel Atom Tablets & Smartphones

Intel is working on porting Android 4.1 or Jelly Bean on to their Atom based Smartphones and Tablets.  According to Suzy Greenberg, a company spokesperson “Intel continues to work closely with Google to enable future versions of Android, including Jelly Bean, on our family of…

Google Tries to Make iPhone Patents Industry Standards

The patent wars rage on and the latest development is from Google has appealed to have a selection of Apple held telecommunication patents that are utilised in the iPhone… to be made standardised systems due to their generic nature and industry wide use. If successful

Gimbal by Qualcomm: My Smartphone Knows Me Better Than YOUR Smartphone

Qualcomm may have just introduced a new era for the smartphone with its Gimbal platform. Gimbal knows you, what you like, what you eat, what you do, even, where you are. But not in a creepy way. The idea behind Gimbal is that your smartphone…

Qualcomm Confirms Which S4 Processor Windows Phone 8 with Launch With

Today, Microsoft announced that Qualcomm will be the sole provider of dual core SoCs for initial launch devices from hardware partners Nokia, Huawei, Samsung, and HTC. This doesn’t mean that they will hold this spot exclusively, but at launch you will only find Qualcomm Snapdragon…

Nokia Aims to Lower Windows 8 Phone Prices to Compete “Aggressively” with Android

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop seems to think that cheaper prices are the answer for declining sales of his company’s smartphones. Recently he announced the restructuring of Nokia which will sacrifice 10,000 jobs.  He followed up that statement with the promise that Nokia will bring even…

No iPhone News Means Samsung Has the Summer to Mark Their Territory

A lot went on a WWDC, new Macbooks were announced, iOS 6 got some upgrades, even Maps got some lovn’ in the news department but what didn’t get any attention was the next iPhone….  There wasn’t a peep about its existence or even when

Galaxy SIII AnTuTu Benchmarks Appear, Samsung Clearly Has a Winner

Bit by bit all the details of the Samsung Galaxy SIII are going to be revealed and the latest news is AnTuTu benchmarks. If the results are true we’ve got a winner on our hands since as the numbers put the SIII ahead of the…

Angry Birds Space Hits 10 Million Downloads in 3 Days!

I have to admit, that I’d lost my lust for taking down the pigs in Angry Birds months ago, yes the levels got harder and they added a few new brids to spice things up, but with all the new games I just lost interest.…

Angry Birds Space Demo’ed on Various Smartphones & Tablets

Rovio has just released Angry Birds Space into the wild and I have to admit, I’m impressed. It’s been a while since I’ve gone past level 5 on a new Angy Birds release because I was bored. But this new iteration has introduced a 3rd…

Qualcomm Number One in Mobile GPU Shipments for 2011

The Jon Peddie Research firm released some stats yesterday for shipments of mobile GPUs in SoC platforms. In general, the data shows that the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for smartphones and tablets is around 18% for 2011. This confirms the common-sense notion that tablets…

What Are My Favorite Windows Phone 7 Apps?

I used Windows Phone 7 for seven months and went back to Windows for a few different reasons (I actually have a whole post about the move here).  I still use it as my back handset on the Nokia Lumia 710, so i thought I’d…

ViewSonic ViewPhone 4s is Android Smartphone with “Retina Display”

Viewsonic, in announcing their device lineup for Mobile World Congress, has shown their ViewPhone 4s which has basically the same display as the iPhone 4/4S: a 3.5-inch screen with 960 x 640 resolution.

Obviously ViewSonic is gunning for the iPhone 4S…. They’ve even aped

Huawei MediaPad 10 Caught on Camera Ahead of MWC

Huawei is stepping up their game and is positioning to leave their budget device legacy behind them and enter into the high end device game. The Huawei Ascend P1 S caught our attention at CES and on Monday at MWC we are expecting a the…

Weekend Project: Root Your Motorola Device Running Gingerbread or Honeycomb

There was an exploit released earlier today by Dan Rosenberg to gain root access on the Motorola XYBOARD or XOOM 2. Rosenberg was the same person who figured out a way to root the Sony Tablet S about a week ago.

Well, as it turns…

Intel Roadmap Suggests Pricing Guidelines for Manufacturers Using Atom Processor

Intel has already established the precedent of setting pricing guidelines for their Ultrabook partners, even though few have been able to stick to the desired sub-$1000 USD figure. A supposed leaked Intel roadmap for Atom processor development puts forth more pricing guidelines for other device…