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By Macktion On 21 Aug, 2012 At 09:24 PM | Categorized As Device Reviews, News | With 2 Comments

So, Remember CES back in January? That was when we first saw Visual Land. Some of you may recognize their involvement in our forums, passing along information about the tablets, and Visual Land has even supplied us with firmware so people who fall outside of warranty can recover their tablets when there is a problem. [...]

By Macktion On 9 Feb, 2012 At 12:21 PM | Categorized As Featured | With 2 Comments

  Galaxy Tab 10.1 by Samsung The Samsung tablet comes with: The Tablet Charger USB cable (for either plugging into the charger or a usb port) Headphones with microphone Instruction Booklet   HARDWARE:   The tablet looks great, the glass looks great.  It  looks well designed and well thought out. The Proprietary port is on [...]

By Will765 On 26 Jan, 2012 At 12:55 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments

Google announced, in a blog post, serious changes in their privacy policy. Beginning March 1st, the company will combine data for all the different sites that you use-Google search, Gmail, Youtube searches, Google +,Google Maps, etc.  Alma Whitten, Director of Privacy, Product and Engineering, posted “What does this mean in practice? The main change is [...]

By Macktion On 17 Dec, 2011 At 11:10 PM | Categorized As Hacks | With 1 Comment
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How to root the Identity tablet by Wintec Why Root your tablet? Because of restrictions placed on electronics by the manufacturer or the carrier (in the case of phones) some of the access to the device’s systems are not allowed.  Root will grant full access to everything which will give you more power, as well [...]

By Will765 On 14 Dec, 2011 At 12:06 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Google was again forced to remove apps from it’s android market, some 22 in total. This time the problem was with an app named RuFraud. The application was hidden inside of other innocent-appearing apps, such as “Angry Birds Free”, “Cut The Rope Free”, some wallpaper apps, and several other popular downloads. The RuFraud is not [...]

By Will765 On 8 Dec, 2011 At 12:15 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

OnLive’s gaming service, previously available only on PCs and TVs, is now coming to iOS and android devices. The service relies on the actual graphics computing being done remotely, and the resulting video is then streamed to your device. For tablets, one key factor in fully enjoying the games is the new wireless controller.  While [...]

By Will765 On 7 Dec, 2011 At 12:04 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The first tablet available with android’s latest operating system, Ice Cream Sandwich, comes from a China-based manufacturer, MIPS Technologies. The Novo 7 runs on a 1GHZ  Ingenic JZ4770 processor, with a seven-inch capacitive screen.  And before you think “it’s just a a cheap knockoff”, this device has Google CTS certification.  Andy Rubin, Google’s senior VP of Mobile, [...]

By Will765 On 23 Nov, 2011 At 12:14 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration decided they would put out an app, “Heat Safety Tool”, as a public service. Sounds like a decent idea, but as Rich Jones, a Boston-based android app developer discovered, maybe it wasn’t such a great plan.  The app’s description says it is designed to measure the heat index of [...]

By Will765 On 22 Nov, 2011 At 01:40 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments

Recently Juniper Networks released a report claiming a 472% increase in mobile malware since July. Speaking about the android market, the company says  ”These days, it seems all you need is a developer account, that is relatively easy to anonymize, pay $25 and you can post your applications,” the company wrote in a blog post. [...]

By Will765 On 13 Nov, 2011 At 09:58 PM | Categorized As Hacks | With 0 Comments

Thanks to a team of developers there is now a one-click root available for the ASUS Transformer. IEF, Kmdm, RaYmAn, Bumble-Bee, and lilstevie have come up with a method which takes advantage of the new Apps Backup Feature.  While it works on Transformer, it may also work on the Slider and the 3G model.  It [...]