News tagged ‘android’

Thursday, 14 Mar 2013

Android Merges with Chrome as Android Chief Andy Rubin Steps Down

Android Merges with Chrome as Android Chief Andy Rubin Steps Down

Google has announced that Andy Rubin will be stepping down as head of Android. His duties will be merged into those of Sundar Pichai, who is currently senior VP of Chrome and Apps.

Vivid Games Working on Tegra 4-optimized Games to Complement NVIDIA's Project Shield

Vivid Games Working on Tegra 4-optimized Games to Complement NVIDIA's Project Shield

Independent game developer, Vivid Games, has revealed that it is working on a Tegra 4-optimized version of its popular Android and iOS game, Real Boxing, for devices such as NVIDIA's handheld gaming console, Project SHIELD.

Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013

Android Tablets to Overtake iPads For the First Time

Android Tablets to Overtake iPads For the First Time

Amidst growing and intense competition from rivals, research house IDC predicts that Android tablets will overtake iPads in terms of market share for the first time this year.

Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

Giada Launches the Q11, A Full-Featured Mini-PC Running Android 4.0

Giada Launches the Q11, A Full-Featured Mini-PC Running Android 4.0

Giada has just announced the release of its Q11 Mini-PC, which runs off an ARM processor and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Monday, 4 Mar 2013

Evernote Initiates System-wide Password Reset Amidst Security Breach

Evernote Initiates System-wide Password Reset Amidst Security Breach

Popular note-taking app, Evernote, has just reset all user passwords over the weekend after a security breach in which user information has been stolen.

Thursday, 28 Feb 2013

Chrome for Android Gets Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

Chrome for Android Gets Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

The Google Chrome team has released an update to the Android version of Chrome. Changes include the ability to have music from a web app continue playing while Chrome is running in the background. Hit the link for more information.

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013

ZTE Announces 5.7-inch Grand Memo at MWC 2013(Update)

ZTE Announces 5.7-inch Grand Memo at MWC 2013(Update)

With the recent influx of 5-inch devices, ZTE has gone ahead and announced an Android smartphone with a 5.7-inch, 720 x 1280 display at MWC 2013. Comparatively, Samsung's Galaxy Note II comes with a 5.5-inch screen and Huawei's Ascend Mate comes with a bigger 6.1-inch screen.

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013

Samsung Galaxy S IV Officially Set for March 14

Samsung Galaxy S IV Officially Set for March 14

Samsung has just announced that the Galaxy S IV will be officially unveiled in New York City on the 14th of March.

Samsung's Android Success Gets Google Worried

Samsung's Android Success Gets Google Worried

Samsung is currently the world's biggest Android manufacturer, and its success in the mobile arena is eating away at its relationship with Google. Executives at Google are worried that Samsung's growing leverage over Android, could lead to Samsung muscling in on Google's mobile ad revenue.

Monday, 25 Feb 2013

Sony Announces 10.1-inch Xperia Tablet Z in Japan (Update)

Sony Announces 10.1-inch Xperia Tablet Z in Japan (Update)

The Sony Xperia Tablet Z has just been announced in Japan. The tablet comes with high-end specs like a 10.1-inch 1920 x 1200p screen, 4G LTE, 8.1 megapixel camera and a quad-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm chip.

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