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By Will765 On 2 Jul, 2012 At 11:09 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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In a very short time Google’s newest operating system Jelly Bean has shown up on a number of phones as unofficial roms. This is possible due to the availability of the Nexus 7 factory image, called Nakasi, which can be downloaded from the Google Developer’s page here- https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images#nakasi  .  Although most (65%) of android devices are [...]


By Will765 On 12 Jan, 2012 At 12:22 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Viewsonic has announced three new tablets at CES 2012-all three run android, but one also dual-boots with windows.  Th E70 is a seven inch tablet, set to be available in March, and running Ice Cream Sandwich. Shipping with a 800 x 480 screen,  1GHZ single core processor, mini-HDMI and mini-usb ports, it also has microsd [...]


By Will765 On 10 Nov, 2011 At 01:15 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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It would seem that the Amazon Kindle Fire will become the first android tablet to mount any true challenge to Apple’s iPad, in terms of market share. Amazon has reportedly just had to ramp up it’s production pre-orders, from an initial 3 million units, to 5 million by year’s end. Obviously, the device has resonated [...]


By Will765 On 3 Nov, 2011 At 11:01 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Singapore based company Playbase will begin taking preorders for it’s new tablet November 15th in the UK. Designed for children, it is a very sturdy tablet, with a metal back cover. The edges are rounded, so no sharp corners to poke little eyes. It’s rubberized Playcover is what sets it apart from other tablets. It [...]


By Will765 On 1 Nov, 2011 At 11:48 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Barnes & Nobles has sent out invitations to the media for ” a very special announcement” in New York City on November 7th. It is widely expected that the company will announce an updated Nook Color. There have been rumors floating around that the new device will be called Acclaim, and be priced around $349. [...]


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 12 Oct, 2011 At 12:41 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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comScore, a company which analyzes digital marketing and provides solutions for customers, has released an interesting set of figures. According to their study, “Digital Omnivores: How Tablets, Smartphones and Connected Devices are Changing U.S. Digital Media Consumption Habits”, 6.8% of internet traffic in the United States is from mobile devices. Of that percentage, around 2/3 [...]


By Will765 On 3 Oct, 2011 At 11:04 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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One of the best features of the Amazon Kindle is it’s price of $199. Well below what other android tablets are priced at, this looks to be already impacting competitor’s thinking. The Blackberry Playbook, which is said to be the hardware that the Fire is based on, recently had it’s price reduced at Best Buy [...]


By Will765 On 19 Sep, 2011 At 08:14 PM | Categorized As Guides | With 0 Comments
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So you’ve decided it’s time to get yourself a tablet. The problem is, with so many choices, how do you figure out which one is right for you? There are many factors involved, so many that it can be difficult to make a decision.  Let’s try to break it down into easy steps. Operating Systems [...]


By Will765 On 13 Sep, 2011 At 11:51 AM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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The Philadelphia Media Network, which owns the Inquirer and Daily news in that city, have announced the release of a tablet for only $99. The catch is, you will get preloaded subscriptions to the online versions of the papers at a cost of $9.99 a month with a two-year subscription, or you can pay $129 [...]