- News tagged "android"
Thursday, 12 Jul 2012
Research house IHS iSuppli recently stripped a 8GB Nexus 7 and found that it costs $151.75 to build. They also found that it is highly similar to the Kindle Fire.
Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012
Amazon is now said to be developing a smartphone that "would vie with Apple's iPhone and handheld devices that run Google’s Android operating system", Bloomberg reports.
Ouya, a US-based startup, plans to take its Android-based gaming console to Kickstarter for funding. It plans to rejuvenate the TV gaming console scene by pricing its system cheap, which will cost less than $100, and offer interested developers a truly open-source platform to showcase their wares!
Monday, 9 Jul 2012
This malicious app sends SMS messages to specific numbers, incurring unnecessary charges and although these fake Skype apps are marketed specifically to Android users, the malicious .JAR file can be executed on pre-Software Installation Script (SIS) Symbian phones or certain versions of Android which run Java MIDlet too.
Thursday, 5 Jul 2012
Word on the street indicates that Amazon will unveil the successor to the very successful Kindle Fire come end of July, along with a refreshed lineup of E Ink readers. Recent rumors have now pointed to an August 7th release date
Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012
The folks at iFixit got their paws on a Google Nexus 7 tablet and managed to completely tear the device down, revealing the fact that the former is better than its Kindle Fire competitor in terms of battery performance.
Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012
The two companies will develop and deliver features to improve Web browsing performance on Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor-based devices accessing content delivered by Akamai's Aqua Mobile Accelerator.
Friday, 29 Jun 2012
Less than a day after Google announces the availability of both Chrome and Google Drive apps for iOS devices, the former has already topped the free apps chart for iPhone as well as reigns second for iPad apps.
Google's Chrome web browser for Android is now out of its beta phase and ready for prime time, provided you have an Ice Cream Sandwich device that is. Chrome is also the default browser for Android devices running Jelly Bean. The Chrome app is now available for download in the iTunes app store for Singapore.
A report from BGR claims that Amazon has two new Kindle Fire tablets in the works, slated to be launched as early as next month. One is allegedly a 7-inch dual-core model, and the other is a larger 10-inch variant which packs a quad-core processor.