Posts Tagged ‘Android’
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 25, 2014 under Android, Mobile
Google's Nexus 6 handset is due to be announced next month alongside the official launch of Android L so as you would expect, the leaks are starting to roll in. The Nexus 6 will supposedly be made by ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 24, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral, Wireless Card
Microsoft Corp. has unveiled a tiny device that turns every HDMI- and USB-equipped TV or monitor into a wireless display for Windows 8.1/Widows Phone 8.1-based personal computers, tablets or even smar... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 23, 2014 under iPhone
Apple has revealed that nearly 50 per cent of all iOS devices have upgraded to the latest version, iOS 8, which launched just last week, surpassing Android KitKat's adoption rate in a mere six days. T... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 22, 2014 under Android, Tablet PC
HTC hasn't made or released a tablet for a number of years but that will change very soon as the company is gearing up to reveal the Google Nexus 9, the first Nexus device from HTC since the Nexus One... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 17, 2014 under Android
Google's Android Silver program has reportedly been put 'on hold' for the foreseeable future as Google employees have expressed doubt it would ever be a success. The rumored program was ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 15, 2014 under Apple
The iPhone is finally joining the ranks of plus sized handsets this year with the iPhone 6, featuring a 4.7 Inch display. While it appears that Apple has been slow to increase its screen size, CEO Tim... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 8, 2014 under Development
Last week Samsung announced the Gear VR, an Android virtual reality headset developed by the guys over at Oculus. According to John Carmack, getting virtual re... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 8, 2014 under General Tech
Microsoft is set to shift focus back to the MSN brand, just one week after it announced that the messenger service would be shutting down for good later this year. Several Bing... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 3, 2014 under Console
Remember the Ouya? It was another of the Kickstarter success stories that hasn't turned out quite as well as was hoped. While initially it seemed like a great way to mix up the console space and chall... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 27, 2014 under Mobile
It turns out that Amazon's new smartphone isn't selling so well, according to a new report the handset is off to a very slow start, having sold fewer than 35,000 units so far. The Firephone was ann... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 25, 2014 under Mobile, Smartphone, Software & Gaming
Huawei is one of the fastest-growing smartphone vendor in the world. Last year the company shipped 52 million smartphones and this year it aims to sell 80 million units. At present the company only se... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 22, 2014 under APU, CPU, Graphics, Software & Gaming
Unity Technologies this week said it will add native support for Intel Corp.’s x86 microprocessors and system on chips to its Unity game engine for the Android operating system, which is used by loa... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 22, 2014 under Android
Android is a pretty solid operating system but its open-source nature is both a gift and a curse. There are currently 18,796 different devices all running slightly different versions of the operating ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 20, 2014 under Apps
Google has just launched its new 'Photo Sphere' camera application on iOS, allowing users to take 360 degree photos to then publish on social networks or Google Maps. This app is an extension of the f... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 20, 2014 under Android, Mobile
Asustek Computer has announced plans to demonstrate its highly-anticipated smartwatch at the IFA 2014 trade-show in Berlin, Germany, next month. The company has even uploaded a preliminary picture of ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 19, 2014 under Mobile
Windows Phone fans have something to look forward to, HTC has just announced that it will be re-releasing the HTC One M8 as a Windows Phone device. We don't see too many high end Windows phones on the... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 15, 2014 under Peripheral
Samsung Electronics this week said that it had acquired SmartThings, a company that develops software and hardware for smart homes. The acquisition will help SmartThings to expand its product line, wh... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 15, 2014 under iPhone, Smartphone
In the second quarter of 2014 shipments of smartphones reached a new milestone: 300 million units per quarter for the first time in history, according to International Data Corp. When it comes to oper... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 15, 2014 under Mobile, Security
It turns out that an Android Smartphone's gyroscope can be transformed into a microphone capable of listening in on you without your express permission. The discovery was made by security researchers ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 11, 2014 under Base Unit, General Purpose PC, Laptop / Mobile, Netbook, Notebook, PC
Although there is a lot of buzz about Chromebooks – computers running Google’s Chrome operating system – actual sales of such systems are pretty low and will remain on that level going forward, ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 11, 2014 under Mobile
Samsung could be planning a preemptive strike on Apple's still unannounced but heavily leaked iPhone 6 with a new smartphone, dubbed the Galaxy Alpha. Samsung's rumored, upcoming smartphone ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 6, 2014 under Mobile
After a very successful two year stint providing the Internet with reliable leaks of mobile devices and ruining launch event surprises, EVLeaks, AKA Evan Blass, is retiring from his Twitter handle and... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 6, 2014 under Android
Sony has announced that it is officially giving up on Playstation for Android, the cross-platform Vita and Android indie gaming publishing scheme will no longer be supported in newer versions of Googl... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 4, 2014 under Mobile, Smartphone
Microsoft Corp. has sued Samsung Electronics for not paying royalties related to Google Android operating system. Samsung stopped paying Microsoft after the world’s largest developer of software ann... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 24, 2014 under Base Unit, Channel, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook, PC, Tablet PC
For a limited amount of time the Dell Venue 7 media tablet will cease to be a product and will become a competitive advantage of Dell. The PC maker on Wednesday kicked off a ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 22, 2014 under Announcements, Highlights, Tablet PC
Last week, KitGuru was invited to a press event in London, where Nvidia showed off its Shield tablet and controller for the very first time. The Shield tablet has been designed to deliver a console... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 21, 2014 under Android, Mobile, Peripheral
Since Samsung Electronics is the largest maker of smartphones based on the Android operating system, it is a strategically important partner of Google. Since the search giant pins a lot of hopes on Sa... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 18, 2014 under Apple, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Software & Gaming
The agreement between Apple and IBM will inevitably have a lot of effects on the industry of personal computers as well as mobile devices. For example, BlackBerry and Microsoft Corp. will clearly lose... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 17, 2014 under Android, Mobile, Operating Systems, Smartphone
As part of its major restructuring plan announced on Thursday, Microsoft Corp. will phase out its Google Android-based smartphones and will offer more affordabl... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 15, 2014 under Camera, Monitors, Peripheral
Amazon this week hired Babak Parviz, a former Google executive who led the development of the company's Glass wearable gadget. Several weeks ago Mr. Parviz was replaced from his position at Google, bu... more.
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