Posts Tagged ‘Android’
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.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 9, 2014 under Accessories, Mobile
Wearable computing devices are at their dawn. Early products are not very beautiful and lack a lot of functionality, but they will evolve and at present almost nobody knows anything about how they wil... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 9, 2014 under Android, Mobile, Smartphone, Tablet PC
For many years MediaTek has been a supplier of affordable system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for smartphones and inexpensive tablets. However, starting this year the company will start to offer higher-per... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 4, 2014 under Software & Gaming, Tablet PC
Nvidia Corp.’s Shield gaming device has not become popular after about a year on the market. Apparently, neither Google Android games with dedicated controls n... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 2, 2014 under Android, Camera, Channel, Mobile, Peripheral
Microsoft Corp. and Canon on Wednesday said that they have signed a broad patent cross-licensing agreement. Thanks to the new pact the two companies gain licenses to each other’s highly valued and g... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 2, 2014 under Android, Mobile
The list of devices set to receive Google's new Android L update has expanded to include all Nexus devices after the Nexus 4. This means that the update will roll out to the Original Nexus 7, Nexus 10... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 28, 2014 under Android, Mobile, Peripheral
While Google and its partners introduced several attractive smartwatches powered by the Android Wear operating system at Google IO this week, this does not mean that they are going to revolutionize th... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 27, 2014 under Channel, General Tech, Peripheral
Foxconn Electronics, the world’s largest contract maker of consumer electronics and the main manufacturing partner of Apple, plans to make wearable computing devices, robots and even electric cars, ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 27, 2014 under Android, Mobile, Peripheral
Asustek Computer was expected to reveal its plans concerning wearable electronics at Computex 2014 earlier this month, but for some reason the company decided not to do that. This does not mean that A... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 26, 2014 under Android, Mobile, Smartphone
Microsoft Mobile on Thursday introduced Nokia X2, its new smartphone based on a modified version of Google Android operating system aimed at customers in budget. The new handset weds Windows Phone-lik... more.
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