Google Nexus 7 Vs Amazon Kindle Fire: Teardown Reveals Specs In Android Tablet That Dominate Its Rival [VIDEO]Google recently unveiled its Nexus 7 tablet at its I/O developers conference at the end of June, and critics, analysts, and tech enthusiasts have wondered how it will stack up to the competition. Now professionals have torn the new device apart to see just what makes the Nexus 7 stand out from its rivals.
- While U.S Samsung enthusiasts are scurrying to stores to get their hands on the Galaxy S3, AT&T customers who want the exclusive red version of the phone will have to wait, as the phone will not be released until July 29.
- Romney's wealth is a turn off for independent voters, while smartphone users say they would likely vote for Obama if the election was held today.
- The Samsung Galaxy S3 has finally arrived in Verizon stores, although some store managers are warning about limited availability, urging customers to buy the device sooner rather than later.
- Google introduced the latest version of its mobile operating system, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, last month at Google I/O 2012. During the launch, the search giant announced that over-the-air (OTA) updates of Jelly Bean would be rolled out in mid-July for devices like Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus and Xoom. Here's how to install Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean on GSM Galaxy Nexus manually.
- According to recent reports, Sprint variant of the Samsung Galaxy S3 was about to receive an OTA (over-the-air) update that would disable the universal search functionality on the handset. The update means that users of the Sprint Galaxy S3 won't be able to use the Google search bar on the homescreen to find their apps, contacts and other data. Only web-based results will return when they search with that method.
How To Get Android Jelly Bean Features On Amazon Kindle Fire; Android 4.1 Tablet By HTC Could Be In The WorksGoogle is pushing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for Galaxy Nexus devices, but it seems that Samsung won?t be the only manufacturer featuring the sweet-themed software.
- Gamers are rallying around one of the most explosively popular developments in gaming history -- an open-source console called Ouya.
Samsung Galaxy S3: The Device?s 3 Top-Rated Features Revealed As Knockoff Surfaces In China [VIDEO, SPECS]The Samsung Galaxy S3 has finally hit store shelves, and tech fanatics aren?t the only ones raving about the device. Established consumer magazine Consumer Reports has given AT&T?s variant 78 points and T-Mobile?s 77 points.
Apple iPhone 5: New Metal Mockup Matches Previously Rumored Features, Specs And Schematics [PICTURES]On Tuesday, Gotta Be Mobile released exclusive photos of what it believes to be an engineering sample of the iPhone 5 design, which only helps to validate earlier rumors, reports, and even photos and schematics of the phone. The features and specs from this iPhone metal mockup actually perfectly match up with those earlier photos and schematics released in May.
- The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean software has started rolling out and the unlocked Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ is the first to get the update, according to the Nexus blog post on Google +.
- Exactly how small would an iPad Mini be? Apple will neither confirm nor deny the existence of a mini tablet -- or any of its products, for that matter -- which is why any time photos of iPhone or iPad components surface, it's a big deal. On Tuesday night, Gotta Be Mobile posted exclusive photos of what it believes to be an engineering sample of the iPad Mini design, which reveals many possible features of this tiny tablet.
- Sprint variant of the Samsung Galaxy S3 has reportedly received an OTA update because of which users of the device won't be able to use the Google search bar on the homescreen to find their apps, contacts and other data. Only web-based results return now when we search with that method.
- After releasing the source code for the Verizon variant of the Galaxy S3, the manufacturer is reportedly going to offer a developer edition of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone on the same carrier. The device would feature an unlockable bootloader, allowing developers and enthusiasts to tinker around on their devices.
- Research in Motion CEO Thorsten Heins has been saying the same thing for weeks: Pay no attention to the man behind that curtain. Despite massive layoffs, dramatic drop-offs in market share and a rapidly decaying portfolio for investors, Heins firmly believes that RIM's best is yet to come.
- Verizon and U.S. Cellular will be the last U.S. phone carriers to get the Samsung Galaxy S3 on Wednesday. The phone is already available on AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, but it is rolling out slowly due to high demand and lack of stock.
- As Samsung Galaxy S2 users anxiously wait to hear if the device will get the new Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade, a subtle update has been pushed out on Android's Ice Cream Sandwich.
Samsung Galaxy S3 Verizon Variant's Source Code Released; Workaround Exists To Evade Locked BootloaderAt a time when Verizon has been criticized by customers for its decision to ship the Galaxy S3 with an encrypted bootloader, Samsung is apparently looking to set things right. The company has released the source code for the Verizon variant of Galaxy S3 in an effort to give a helping hand to the tweakers and tinkerers at xda-developers and other places.
- Google?s Jean-Baptiste Queru announced Monday that the Android 4.1 source code had been released in the Android Open Source Project under the name android-4.1.1_r1 for everyone to download, examine, and likely attempt to port a whole host of devices.