Posted inFeaturedNews

H7000 is a $190 7 inch Android smartphone, or a tablet that makes calls

Asus doesn’t have the market cornered on smartphones with 7 inch screens. A new Chinese phone called the H7000 is about the same size and shape as the Asus Fonepad. And like the Fonepad you can use the H7000 as a mobile tablet… or you can use it to make phone calls. While Asus doesn’t […]

Posted inFeaturedNews

Allwinner launches quad-core A31s CPU for phablets

Chinese chip maker Allwinner is launching a new quad-core processor aimed at tablets with 5 to 7 inch displays and cellular capabilities. For reasons that are beyond my control, people seem to like to call these things phablets, and it looks like allwinner wants in on the growing space. The company’s new Allwinner A31s processor […]

Posted inFeaturedNews

Ubuntu is getting touchy feely (or at least touchscreen-friendly)

Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth has made no secret of his plans to make the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system more touchscreen-friendly. The company recently released a tool that makes it easy to install the operating system on the Google Nexus 7 tablet. And last year the company teased software that would let you run Ubuntu […]

Posted inNews

HTC introduces Windows Phone 8X, 8S smartphones

HTC has unveiled its first two handsets that will ship with Windows Phone 8 software. The HTC 8X is the company’s premium offering, while the 8S is a more affordable model with slightly less impressive hardware. Both phones should be available in 50 markets starting in November. In the US, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon will […]

Posted inFeaturedNews

Samsung launches Galaxy S III smartphone

Samsung has introduced its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III. The new phone will be the first to feature Samsung’s new quad-core Exynos processor. It also features a large 4.8 inch Super AMOLED screen and Google Android 4.0 operating system. But it’s probably Samsung’s software that really helps set the Samsung Galaxy S III […]

Posted inNews

Samsung Galaxy Note now available for pre-order

The Samsung Galaxy Note is a mobile Android device with a 5.3 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel capacitive touchscreen display, a digital pen for writing or drawing, and a 1.4 GHz dual core processor. It’s either the largest phone you’ve ever seen or one of the smallest tablets, depending on how you look at it […]

Posted inFeaturedNews

Samsung Galaxy Note LTE coming to AT&T

The Samsung Galaxy Note is an Android device with a 5.3 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel Super AMOLED display and a stylus. It blurs the lines between a typical tablet and smartphone thanks to its unusual size and screen resolution, but you can call it a phone if you like, since it can make phone […]

Posted inNews

Asus Eee Pad MeMo to ship with a Bluetooth phone extender

Asus introduced a line of tablets at CES in January, and now with CeBIT kicking off in Germany this week the company is showing the same devices… but with more details. For instances, we already knew that the 7 inch Asus Eee pad MeMo would ship with a dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, Google Android […]