12/16/2011, The Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2 finally lands in the US, after being released in Europe last month as the Motorola Zoom 2 Media Edition. We don’t know why the name is different, but the hardware is almost identical. I say almost because this version is powered by Verizon’s 4G LTE network, which has no equivalent in Europe. Beyond its mobile broadband capabilities, Motorola pitches this device as being “tough”, praising […]
12/15/2011, News magazines for tablets have recently been a hot topic, following the success of Flipboard, internet giants AOL, Google and Yahoo have launched their own digital news magazines, namely Editions, Currents and LiveStand. Today, My6Sense launched its Smart Magazine for Windows Phone 7.5 and Android, leveraging its “digital intuition” engine used in its original smart news reader application. After a few days of using Smart Magazine, the application will learn […]
12/12/2011, This complete review of the Galaxy Tab 8.9 goes over strengths, weaknesses and compares it with the Tab 10.1 inches and other tablets.
12/06/2011, Laptops: thinner, cheaper, more powerful and… touch-based Back in 2007, Asus created the Netbook category with the launch of the Eee PC at Computex Taipei, a tiny laptop that cost less than $200. The product was a response to the OLPC, an initiative started by the MIT in 2006, which offers a super cheap notebooks for kids in developing countries. The emergence of the Netbook category was echoing the basic […]
12/06/2011, This LG Nitro HD Review covers the the strengths of the smartphone, like its 720p display and 4G LTE network and its weaknesses like a short battery life.
11/30/2011, The Asus Transformer Prime has finally landed, and it’s no wonder why it has been one of the most searched topics in the past couple of weeks: it a fabulous tablet and a concept that has come to maturity. If you haven’t seen it before, the Asus Eee Transformer Prime is the world’s first Tegra 3 powered quad-core tablet that can turn into a small laptop, thanks to a keyboard-dock […]
11/29/2011, In its relatively short lifespan, the car has gone through a great deal of transformations, from a curious object to a real transportation tool, to today’s fun vehicle without forgetting the “status symbol” aspect. But there’s never been a better time to be a car enthusiast than today because automobiles have gone far beyond their “transportation” aspirations: they can adapt to us and to our lifestyle in ways that were […]
11/22/2011, Can computing and science fiction collide to create a true Artificial Intelligence? A.I has been part of our computing landscape for a long time, first as an idea, then taking baby steps, thing started to move in the early days of computers. After that, there was a period of disillusion and with the rise of cloud computing and massively parallel consumer-level chips A.I is more than ever on our lips […]
11/22/2011, Car designs have changed quite bit since their inception, and it’s fair to say that cars went through a lot of designs trends, driven by an endless cycle of innovation of technology, materials and usage model. After more than a century of car innovation, there is no sign that we’ve seen the end of it. From curious inventions and leisure vehicles in the early days, cars have become objects of […]
11/21/2011, In this Kindle Fire Review, we are going over its usage model, the dual cloud+local storage and other elements that define the Kindle fire as a mobile portal to Amazon
11/16/2011, Did you know that: A typical US mobile device contains 18 apps. 10% of adult cell phone users have downloaded an app within the past week 20% of those under age 30. 8 in 10 Americans own two or more mobile devices Mobile advertising will cross the $1B mark in 2011 on its way to $2.5B in 2014s With staggering stats like that, it should come as no surprise that […]
11/15/2011, Photo: Eco Car via Shutterstock Electric Vehicle, a very old technology Electric cars have been around for a very long time, the first EV was invented in the first part of the 19th century, but it wasn’t until the beginning of the 19th century that electric cars outsold all other types of cars (steam and gasoline). For several reasons, including the need for longer range vehicles, the decrease of gasoline […]
11/14/2011, Apps World, a two day event, is taking place on 29-30 November 2011 at Olympia, London. Europe’s leading multiplatform event with 5000+ anticipated attendees represented from over 45 countries, is truly global and represents the international apps ecosystem. Register to Apps World here: http://www.apps-world.net/europe/register/workshop-registration Apps World Europe – what to expect:
11/09/2011, NVIDIA showed us a Tegra 3 early silicon during Mobile World Congress 2011. Back then, it was codenamed “Kal-El” (the real name of Superman) and the demonstration we saw was hinting to cool products by “late 2011″. Fast forward nine month in the future, and Tegra 3 is embedded in the most anticipated Android tablet of 2011: the ASUS Transformer Prime, and the rumor mill already mentions an HTC Edge, powered by […]