October, 2011

By Will765 On 31 Oct, 2011 At 11:46 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Google android, Apple iOS, and Microsoft Windows will have another operating system to compete with. Canonical, which is the the company behind Ubuntu, will have an announcement at today’s Ubuntu Developer’s summit that they will be moving towards placing their os on all computing devices. The plan currently is to make the next version of [...]


By Will765 On 28 Oct, 2011 At 11:33 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Gamestop is slowly rolling out it’s plan to begin selling android tablets at it’s stores. Tablets made by ASUS, Acer and Samsung will be available at 200 stores(out of around 6,500 total stores).  The tablets have been chosen with the ability to connect an HDMI cable to high-definition TVs.  Bundled with each tablet are seven [...]


By Will765 On 27 Oct, 2011 At 11:50 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Lookout Mobile Security, established in the android device market, recently released it’s first app for Apple iOS. While many in the industry believe Apple’s tight restrictions on it’s apps store reduces the need for such a product, surfing the web or using web-connected apps could possibly lead to malware infection.  Lookout has now also updated [...]


By Will765 On 26 Oct, 2011 At 11:36 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Viewsonic just released a 7 inch android tablet priced at $199, and now Leader International Inc. has undercut that price by $20. For $179, you can purchase the 7 inch Impression 7(I7). Getting the price that low has come at the expense of hardware and software features, however. The tablet runs on android 2.2, Froyo. [...]


By admin On 25 Oct, 2011 At 05:16 PM | Categorized As Roms | With 0 Comments
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Edit: This post has been updated, so please read carefully as the below information pertains to people running hmj37.01.05.0032 If you have been looking for a way to unroot / recover your Toshiba Thrive and want to get it back to its factory state, look no further.  Dalepl has released two editions of DaleNet for [...]


By Will765 On 25 Oct, 2011 At 11:48 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Viewsonic announced the release, by the end of October, of a 7 inch Gingerbread tablet.  The Viewpad 7E seems to be aimed at the same consumers who are likely to purchase the Amazon Fire, and it’s price is the same, $199.99.  It’s specifications are nothing to get excited about.  The processor is a single-core Arm [...]


By Will765 On 24 Oct, 2011 At 01:08 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Strategy Analytics, which tracks technology trends and analyzes them, released a recent report which seems to be good news for both Apple and android tablets.  Overall, from the third quarter of 2010 to the third quarter of 2011, total tablet sales are up an astounding 280%.  Apple had 4.2 million iPad sales in the last [...]


By udayan On 23 Oct, 2011 At 06:03 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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The day ICS(Ice Cream Sandwich – Android 4.0) will be made open-source is not too far. Once it is out, developers around the world(including OEMs like HTC, Samsung, Sony Ericcson) will start building the source code and start rolling out the update for android devices. But what bewilders me is the need for workstations with [...]


By Will765 On 21 Oct, 2011 At 12:48 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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One of the big selling points for Apple’s new iPhone is it’s Siri voice recognition program.  Ask it a question, and it gives an answer based on databases that it links to.  A group of  programmers at Dextra decided to try and recreate something similar for android.  In around 8 hours, they came up with [...]


By Will765 On 20 Oct, 2011 At 12:44 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Of all the android Honeycomb tablets available, the Asus Transformer has been possibly the best-received.  With it’s keyboard dock, which adds ports, increases battery life, and affords ease of typing, it is one of the more unique tablets available.  Now,  Asus Chairman Jonney Shih has given a peek at it’s newest offering at the AsiaD [...]