Recent in Month: March 2011

Qualcomm’s 1.5GHz 8660 Dual-Core Processor Tops All in Benchmarks

Mar 31st - You can say whatever you want about Qualcomm’s speed in getting their newer chipsets inside of devices, but they do come to market with technology comparable to their competitors. Such is the case with the MSM8660 – the same chipset inside of the HTC EVO 3D and the supposed HTC Pyramid. The EVO 3D’s chipset ...

Things We Missed, You Shouldn’t [March 31st]

Mar 31st - We know we missed the wrap-up yesterday but we didn’t want a repeat of Tuesday – there were so few things in the pipeline that it would have been quite embarrassing to post. Today is a lot different, though. As you can see below there are a ton of things to check out that we ...

Google Mobile Search Adds Improved Stock Ticker Symbol Search Features

Mar 31st - Google’s added a cool new feature to their mobile search engine today that’ll make looking up stock information easier than it’s ever been. By simply searching for the ticker symbol of your company of choice, it’ll bring up a card showing you their performance from one day to five years. Swiping left and right will ...

Sprint’s Galaxy Tab to Be Reduced to $200 on Contract April 3rd

Mar 31st - We’re not surprised, but Sprint is said to be discounting their Samsung Galaxy Tab come April 3rd. It’ll get a $100 reduction to bring it down to $200 after signing a new two-year data agreement. It seems the device’s off-contract price will be getting a few dollars shaved off of itself, too, as the suggested ...

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Gets 30 Minute Preview

Mar 31st - ASUS wasn’t terribly confident in showing their tablet off before they were able to get Honeycomb loaded onto it, but now that it’s nearing release they’ve undone the wraps on it. One Swedish outlet was able to get their hands on it and decided to play with the Transformer on camera – for nearly 30 ...

Opera Mini Back in GetJar’s App Store

Mar 31st - Not that we care because it’s already in the Android market where we prefer to get most of our wares, but GetJar has allowed Opera to republish their “Mini” application in their app store. If you don’t remember, the application was pulled immediately after Opera announced they’d be introducing an app store of their own ...

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Google Joins the NFC Forum

Mar 31st - Google continues their commitment to advancing NFC technology by joining the NFC Forum, according to Mobile Crunch. They join the likes of AT&T, Motorola, LG, and more carriers and OEMs looking to incorporate NFC technology into their products and services. “The NFC Forum thrives on the active participation of global industry leaders and innovators such ...

Ice Cream = Google TV + Honeycomb + Gingerbread

Mar 31st - When Android 3.0 was designed and launched specifically for tablets, the ugly voice of fragmentation screamed out from dissenters. We had a phone OS on Android 2.3/2.4 called Gingerbread, a tablet OS on Android 3.0 called Honeycomb, and a lot of confusion amongst the community. Eric Schmidt silenced much of that confusion at MWC in ...

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Listed at Best Buy for $400

Mar 31st - We’ve been hearing a lot about the Eee Pad Transformer’s availability lately but most of their news has been for folks in Europe. That doesn’t mean they’re sleeping on their United States plans, though. A coming soon page has now been published at major retailer Best Buy’s webiste and it even comes with a price ...

American Airlines Giving Away 30 NOOKcolor Tablets + 1 Million AAdvantage Miles

Mar 31st - The folks at American Airlines have announced a new sweepstakes to go along with the release of their newly-launched Android application. One lucky winner will get a chance to win 1 million AAdvantage Miles and will give away a NOOKcolor each day for the next 30 days. Sweet deal right? I know you’re wondering how ...