Without any fanfare, Google just took the wraps off the white version of the Nexus 7 (2013). The device will be available initially in the United States, the UK, and Japan, and besides the white coat of paint, is identical to the black version that Google first launched this summer. For some reason, the white version of the Nexus 7 is currently available only in the Wi-Fi 32GB configuration..
Google quietly began offering several new Google Play Edition devices on Tuesday, including a version of the Xperia Z Ultra that runs a pure version of Android 4.4 KitKat. Google took the “Xperia” branding out of the name, however, and is simply calling the phone the Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition. It offers the same huge 6.4-inch screen with a 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution,.
Chromecast, Google’s HDMI dongle, launched with just a handful of apps in July 2013, but more partners have since updated their apps with support for the $35 device. The latest batch of new apps is quite substantial, and includes some popular streaming services and media player apps that let you play personal cloud-synced content. Here’s the full list, as per Google’s Chrome blog: VEVO Red.
T-Mobile has been pulling out all the stops to draw in new subscribers this holiday season, offering up many of its best-selling smartphones for as little as $0 down over the Black Friday-Cyber Monday weekend. Now the carrier may reward some of its customers with a discounted upgrade as well, according to a new report from TmoNews citing one of the site’s anonymous sources. The latest.
LG just announced the G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition tablet, a pure Android 4.4 KitKat version of the G Pad 8.3. The device is available today from the Google Play Store for $349.99 contract-free in the U.S. LG says it’s still considering availability in other countries and has not determined any launches for other places at this time. The G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition packs a 1.7GHz.
Huawei’s Ascend P7, the follow-up to the Ascend P6 as seen above (Huawei is really clever with their naming schemes), has been more-or-less confirmed thanks to an internal document that leaked. The Ascend P7 is going by the code name Sophia and will feature a pretty hefty update to what Huawei usually offers. We’ll likely see a 5-inch, full HD screen as well as Huawei’s.
Leap Motion’s 3D gesture control technology has already been integrated into a laptop, but next year it could find its way into a new generation of touchless smartphones and tablets. Speaking to The Next Web, company CEO Michael Buckwald claimed the first Leap-integrated mobile devices should launch in the second half of 2014. According to Buckwald, the challenge of fitting Leap’s.
When new devices are released to market, one of the enjoyable past times for many is the viewing of all the drop test comparisons. Part of what makes it enjoyable is knowing that it is not our own personal devices that are being shattered in an effort to find the limits of durability. Before a Samsung device ever reaches the point where it can be subjected to a drop test, it goes through.
If you’ve been waiting for Mad Catz’ M.O.J.O console, the release date is here and you’ll finally be able to pick one up. A few retailers like Amazon, Newegg, and Gamestop are offering the $249 console, but you can also order one directly from Mad Catz if you would prefer. The specs haven’t changed since we last heard about the device, so you’re still getting.
Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed an app that can effectively turn a smartphone into a scanning device to produce 3D models of real world objects. The application uses a smartphone’s camera to capture an image of an object and produces a 3D model on the fly using a smartphone’s internal capabilities instead of offloading the data to a computer for later compilation. Users.
The Oppo N1 has now arrived to the United States, priced at $599 for the 16GB model, or $649 for the 32GB version. As expected, the handset will feature Oppo’s ColorOS Android software by default, but can easily be switched over to CyanogenMod instead. As far as hardware goes, the Oppo N1 is powered by a 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 CPU with 2GB of RAM. Other specs include a 1080p 5.9-inch.
Yesterday, Microsoft kicked off a special “12 Days of Deals” promotion, during which it will offer a discount on one popular product each day through Dec. 20 at its retail stores. The company apparently planned to keep each day’s deal a surprise, but those plans were foiled when an anonymous tipster published a document on a Slickdeals forum detailing the entire promotion. Today’s.
Qualcomm’s new Gimbal beacons, Bluetooth-powered devices that retailers can use to interact with customers in stores, are now available. Gimbal is one of Qualcomm’s opening salvos in the war for the Internet of Things, the network of connected objects, from smartphones, to light bulbs, to bicycles that experts predict will transform our lives over the next decade. Put simply, Gimbal.
The latest in Samsung’s Galaxy Note series of phablets has proven to be far and away be the most successful yet. The Galaxy Note 3 hit the scene only two months ago, and it has already crossed the 10 million units shipped mark. Samsung’s popular devices have broken records left and right with each passing release, so comparing this record to previous Samsung products is the.
With the Moto X, you get something really special. When Motorola announced the device, CEO Dennis Woodside was careful to explain that it was created entirely by the Motorola team and not really with much input from Google. Surprisingly, the rapid and frequent updates and overall experience is something I usually would have expected from Google, though Motorola seems to be doing it even.