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Intel Medfield hands-on benchmarks: looking good!

01/12/2012, I was curious about the Intel smartphones and tablets performance, so I ran a couple of benchmarks, including Antutu (system benchmark) and SunSpider (Javascript execution). In both instances, the Intel Medfield chip performed very well: in the Javascript...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0N Plus on sale in Germany

01/12/2012, Last year, Apple successfully got sales of the Samsung Galaxy Tab banned in Germany due to the fact that the tablet looked too similar to its own iPad. To circumvent the ban, Samsung had to come up with a redesigned tablet, and it looks like Samsung has...

Sony Xperia arco HD and Xperia NX announced for Japan

01/12/2012, In addition to the new phones announced at CES 2012 this week, Sony has announced two new devices for the Japanese market as well. Called the Xperia arco HD, it will be the follow up to the original Xperia arco (Xperia arc with additional features for...

GSM Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets Android 4.0.2 update

01/12/2012, Good news for folks who own a GSM Samsung Galaxy Nexus – if you keep an eye on your phone’s notification bar, you’ll be receiving an update the a newer version of Android – version 4.0.2. According to reports online the update only weighs...

RoadRover Android system

01/11/2012, [CES 2012] The automotive segment of CES does deliver its fair share of interesting stuff to look at, and the RoadRover Android-powered dashboard is certainly something that caught our eye. So far, we do know that the company caters to different vehicle...

Huawei MediaPad to be preloaded with Ice Cream Sandwich

01/11/2012, Remember the Huawei MediaPad that was announced in June last year? It’s been awhile since the tablet has been released in Asia, but we’ve yet to see it on our shores despite it visiting the FCC twice. Today’s news doesn’t signify...

ASUS Transformer Prime Ice Cream Sandwich demonstrated (video)

01/11/2012, [CES 2012] Yesterday at CES 2012, ASUS announced that the Transformer Prime update was ready for download, which made a lot of Transformer Prime owners happy. Anyway, since the update will take awhile to roll out for everybody, ASUS has decided to post up...

ZTE 7″ Tegra 3 ICS tablet shown off

01/11/2012, [CES 2012] Even though there were a lot of Android tablets in the market last year, it doesn’t look like it’s going to get any smaller this year. This year’s CES has been full of Ice Cream Sandwich tablets in the wild with a handful of...

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G headed for T-Mobile

01/11/2012, How many variants of the Samsung Galaxy S do we really need on the market? Well, according to T-Mobile’s recently issued press release – we need one more. The carrier announced yesterday that it will be releasing a new Galaxy S phone called the...

Nyxio Android TV announced

01/10/2012, [CES 2012] Nyxio has announced the launch of its Android-powered Smart TV at CES today. Called the Nyxio Smart TV with Android, it is touch-capable and runs on the Android operating system, which means it is compatible with the almost half-million Android...

Sony Xperia S demo

01/10/2012, [CES 2012] Sony introduced the Xperia S Android smartphone at CES yesterday, which was easily one of Sony’s best looking devices. Other than its sleek design, the phone packs top-notch specs like a 720p HD display, and a 12-megapixel camera with the...

ViewSonic ViewPad e70 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet launched

01/10/2012, [CES 2012] We’ve been seeing a strong growth of budget Android tablets in recent months, and at CES 2012 it was no exception. ViewSonic introduced a brand new budget tablet running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Called the ViewPad e70, it will...

Sony Walkman Z series with Android

01/09/2012, [CES 2012] The Sony Android Walkman was first shown at IFA as a prototype and officially announced on September 13th, when it launched in Japan. Today at CES, Sony is officially launching the Walkman Z series running Android 2.3 (GingerBread) in the US...

Sony NSZ-GP9 Google TV Blu-ray Disc Player

01/09/2012, [CES 2012] It looks like Sony hasn’t given up on Google TV just yet. Today, the company announced the brand new set top box, the NSZ-GP9: a Blu-ray disc player that’s powered by Google TV (Android). In addition to being able to play your...