Category Archives: Tech
Google may have put a delay on releasing the Android Honeycomb source code to developers and manufacturers, but that hasn’t stopped Taiwanese company Asus publicly releasing it on it’s website. Anyone can head over to Asus’s website now and download the 97mb Android Honeycomb code from the manufacturers site. The download named Version V188.8.131.52 isn’t […]
Taiwanese news reports are claiming that manufacturers in Taiwan have already started to produce the parts needed to produce the next generation iPad, the iPad 3, and that we are likely to set eye’s on the third generation Apple tablet at this June’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). The suppliers claim that casing parts for a […]
Coastar are an emerging tablet brand from Shenzhen who had a number of tablets on display at last weeks Shenzhen Consumer Electronics Show. Out of the three pastel colored machines 2 are Android tablets, while this little pink number is a Windows 7 beast!
Google’s Andy Rubin has come to the rescue of all those expect consumers and developers confirming that Android 3.0 Honeycomb will in fact become once again open source. Rubin, Vice President of Engineering at Google, said that the withdrawal of Honeycomb source code from the open source project is in fact a temporary measure and […]
Of all the Android Honeycomb tablets out at the moment or currently on the way this, the Asus Eee Pad transforming tablet not only looks like one of the best designed and specced but it it’s also going to ship for less than the Xoom!
Google have confirmed that their Google Chrome web based operating system is getting special development and feature which will make the OS more suitable for touch screen devices. Chrome, which is designed to be a light weight web based OS was originally designed for use on netbook computers, but since the launch of the original […]
We’ve known for a while that Toshiba are getting ready to launch a tablet, and although Toshiba haven’t confirmed an exact launch date as yet, rumors are flying around claiming the launch is just around the corner.
If you are currently looking at this, the Thinkbook Android tablet, and are thinking “Awesome IBM are making Android Tablets!” don’t worry, because that’s exactly what we thought when we saw these corporate looking 7” and 10” tablets.
Getting ripped off is always going to hurt especially when you think you’ve bagged yourself a bargain, but the guy who bought this hard-drive in China and took it to a repair shop to find out why his movies wouldn’t play properly must be steaming!
The hottest news all over Twitter and various blogs today is the possibility of Facebook’s long over due return to mainland China, via the largest search area in China Baidu.
If you are the owner of any tablet, Android or iOS, you must have come across the same problems as we have. For example reading on a tablet in direct sunlight is pretty damn tricky, impossible even. Then reading on the bright LCD screen can be a little tiring on the old peepers.
There have been plenty of great Android based tablet released over the past few month and there are many more in the works ready for the rest of the year, but they have all seemed to be slightly compromised in one respect or another.
Fancy a bit of gaming goodness on your Android device? Well take a look at our top Android game picks for this week. Guerrilla Bob “The hit iOS Shooter is now available on your Android device! Guerrilla Bob offers stunning visuals, cross-platform multiplayer, an arsenal of kick-ass weaponry, unique enemies, explosive ammunition and non-stop humor.” […]
The poor old Motorola Xoom has been plauged with teeth troubles since it’s launch. From buggy Honeycomb OS to lack of Flash at launch, to a complete lack in third party app support! The Xoom is struggling. It’s not just on the performance and usability front that the first ever Honeycomb tablet is stuggling though […]
The rather splendid looking Playbook by RIM has already missed its March shipping date but what’s the reason for the delay. Rumors circulating about the 7 inch Blackberry tablet suggest that it’s either Apples’s considerable clout that has delayed the Playbook or the lack of a Playbook optimized Adobe Flash or Air.
The iPad 2’s design may have leaked out months before the actual tablet launched, but Apple did a damn fine job of keeping those Smartcovers under wraps. Thanks to the extra secrecy of the magnetic covers Chinese manufacturers have had a hard time catching up and releasing a cheaper alternative. Video after the jump.
Qingming Festival, or Tomb-Sweeping Day, has been and gone in China, and although we had heard news of families burning iPhone and iPad replicas to honor their relatives we hadn’t really gotten a good look at them until today. More photos after the jump.
A year, month, day or hour doesn’t go by without yet another Apple rumor, and as it’s iPhone season, rumors about iPhone 5’s are rampantly stomping around the internet. This latest rumor doesn’t come from a Shenzhen Foxconn factory, or from a bar where a soon to be ex-Apple employee has left their test unit! […]
A number of very convincing images which reportedly show engineering prototypes of iPod Touch 5’s have been posted on various blogs. While at a quick glance there doesn’t seem to be much difference between this 5th generation iPod Touch and the current iPod Touch 4, a closer inspection reveals a few surprises!
Chinese manufacturers seem to have sensed the change of times at Google towers and before the developers of Android decided to keep hold of their first ever tablet optimized Android OS, the engineers in Shenzhen had turned their attention to tablets running both Windows 7 and Android 2.2/2.3.