NVIDIA's "Wayne" Tegra 4 SoC Presumably Detailed In Leaked Slide
NVIDIA’s rumored “Wayne” Tegra 4 chip, which will reportedly debut at the CES 2013, has just been leaked by the Chinese tech site Chip Hell. According to the leaked slide, as seen above, “Wayne” will offer a low-power 28-nanometer process and a 5th battery saver core which will support the overall 4-PLUS-1 quad-core CPU. The leaked slide also reveals an impressive 72-core GPU that is 20 times the power found […]
ZTE Grand X announced for £189.99 a pop
When it comes to the world of smartphones, admit it – the name ZTE would not be right at the top of your list, and some of you might not have even heard of the company before. Well, fret not – ZTE intends to make sure that they are going to light up the world of smartphones, having just announced the ZTE Grand X which will retail for £189.99 as […]
Mystery Chinese tablet spotted running on Android 4.0
At the moment the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the only device in the world to officially have Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 on board. There are a ton of other devices that are scheduled to receive the update, tablets included, but it appears that this mystery tablet from China may have beaten out the competition to be the first tablet to run on Android 4.0.
Chinese "Love Master" tablet runs on a Tegra 2 processor
China has been known to put out several copycat products in the past, but it seems that lately local manufacturers are starting to produce some pretty interesting devices, which may not exactly impress in terms of hardware, but they do quite well for themselves in the design department, with this “Love Master” Android tablet.
Shadowgun for Android is Impressive
Shadowgun is now available on the Android Market, so I went there and picked it up for $4.99. I know, I could have had the free “press” version, but I’ve looked at the game, and I wanted to show some support for the developers. Why? Because the game looks really good, and if you take into account that it was done with the Unity Engine, the result is simply amazing. […]
ViewSonic ViewPad 7x coming to the US this October
Did the ViewSonic ViewPad 7x capture your attention when it was unveiled at Computex earlier this year? If the ViewPad 7x was a tablet you wouldn’t mind getting your hands on, the good news is that if you’re living in the US, the tablet is expected to be released this October.
Sony Android Walkman Z Series will be launched in Japan
The Sony Android Walkman was debuted at IFA over a week ago, but it looks like more details surrounding the device, along with pricing and availability have finally emerged. The device is now official and has been given the moniker “Walkman Z Series”, and for now it looks like it will only be available in the Japanese market.
Git Surge + Pro Tablets [Android 3.0]
A company called Git Media Group has contacted us about two upcoming tablet products called Git Surge and Git Pro. Both units share the same chassis, specifications, storage capacity etc… but they have different brains. The Git Surge uses an NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, while the Git Pro uses a Samsung Exynos 4210. Arguably, either is a good choice.
Malata's Zpad T9 is "first in China" to sport Honeycomb 3.2
Android users in China will be pleased to know that a local company, Malata has put forth an Android tablet that will be running on the latest build of Honeycomb, version 3.2. Based on Google’s strict requirements for hardware manufacturers, you can rest assured that Malata Zpad T9 will come shipped at the very least with a dual-core processor.
Ubergizmo Giveaway: Three More Tegra-Powered Motorola Xoom To Win!
Update: the giveaway is closed… we’re contacting the winners… stay tuned! Update 2: all 3 winners have been contacted via Facebook! We’re waiting to hear from them. Update 3: Aaron Yanez and Kevin Nagg are two of the three winners – congratulations! (We’re still trying to reach the third person).Google has recently released Android version 3.1, and the Xoom was first in line to get the upgrade, so now is […]
Motorola Photon Preview
Sometime this summer, an enhanced version of the AT&T Motorola Atrix (read out Motorola Atrix Review) – the first dual core Android smartphone, the one that can be jacked into a screen/keyboard accessory to create a laptop – will be coming to Sprint as the Motorola Photon 4G.However, the Motorola Photon 4G, announced earlier this morning, won’t be able to use the Atrix charging/connecting dock or its Lapdock screen/keyboard accessory […]
NVIDIA clears the air about Tegra 2-LTE compatibility
Due to the delay of NVIDIA Tegra 2-LTE devices arriving on the market, a lot of rumors have been floating around suggesting that Tegra 2 SoCs has problems working together with Verizon’s 4G LTE network. Well it looks like NVIDIA got tired of all the speculations and has made a statement to quash all rumors. Speaking on the phone with Droid-Life NVIDIA said:Tegra has no compatibility issues with LTE at […]
SHADOWGUN takes mobile gaming to the next level
If there ever was a reason to own an NVIDIA Tegra 3 device, this game would probably be it. Madfinger Games, the creators of Samurai II: Vengeance (a Tegra 2-only game for Android), announced the beginning of a new game called SHADOWGUN. Designed to run on next generation mobile hardware like the upcoming Tegra 3/Project Kal-El SoC from NVIDIA, it is touted to provide jaw dropping graphics with superb performance. […]
Amazon rumored to be launching dual-core and quad-core tablets this year
We reported last week that Amazon has been rumored to be launching not one, but a family of Android tablets later this year. While details were scarce back then and still scarce today, some new rumors have surfaced concerning two of the Android tablets. Apparently the entry-level tablet will be codenamed “Coyote” while the higher-end tablet codenamed “Hollywood”.Now, the Coyote will be packing an NVIDIA Tegra 2 SoC – which […]
NVIDIA stops support for older Android-powered Tegra 2 devices
It is said that nearly every Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet that will roll out in the first half of this year is tipped to come with a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core chip, but it must be said, not all Tegra 2 devices are alike. In fact, the latest Tegra 2 platform is known by its codename Ventana, where earlier models are called Betelgeuse and Harmony. Word on the […]
Ubergizmo Giveaway: Motorola Xoom Powered by NVIDIA's Tegra 2 (Final call!)
Update 5/2: We have a winner! “bkraider” from South Carolina is the lucky winner of this giveaway. Congratulations! He will receive a Xoom from NVIDIA in the next few days.Update 4/25: this giveway is now closed. We’ll draw a winner shortly. Good luck to all participants! We know that tablets are all the rage these days, and this is your chance to get the Android 3.0 tablet that made history […]
K-Touch W700 Android phone looks pretty sweet
While the Chinese have been known for creating poor copies of existing phones and slapping on a different OS and brand name on their devices, phone manufacturers, K-Touch, has introduced a phone worthy of not being branded as some cheap knock off. Called the W700, this Android phone has got some pretty nice specs to boot. It packs a dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, it runs Android 2.2, has 512MB […]
Pioneer Computers announces the DreamBook ePad H10 HD Android tablet
Pioneer Computers, an Australian computer manufacturer has just announced the DreamBook ePad H10 – their first foray into the world of Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets. It packs a 10.1″ (1280 x 800) display, and a dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, putting it in the same class as the Motorola Xoom and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 – 10″ dual-core tablets with Honeycomb. In fact, they’re pretty much all the same. Android […]
T-Mobile to release LG Optimus 2X as G2X?
According to speculations online, the LG Optimus 2X will be making its way over to this side of the world – and will be sold by carrier, T-Mobile and will be rebranded as the G2X. And that’s not the biggest part of the news. Apparently T-Mobile has managed to convince LG to release the device as a “G” phone. Just in case you were wondering, T-Mobile’s “G” phones have always […]