Subject: Mobile | February 21, 2011 - 02:22 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The numeral on the Viewsonic Viewpad 7 indicates the size, not the version. It is a 7-inch TFT @ 800x480 powered by a 600MHz Qualcomm MSM 7227 processor, 512MB SDRAM and with 512MB NAND Flash storage and a microSD card slot that supports up to 32GB of removable storage. The Inquirer had a chance to try it out and were quite impressed by all but the resolution of the front-facing camera which sports a 0.3MP resolution.
Subject: Mobile | February 16, 2011 - 08:31 PM | Ken Addison
According to a report today from Reuters, Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha has officially announced the pricing for their Xoom Tablet. While rumors have been flying about how expensive the 32GB Android 3.0 tablet will be, it has been confirmed to $799 (3G model) and $599 (WiFi only). As the Xoom seems to be Google's flagship product for Android 3.0, it becomes an interesting comparison with the 3G and WiFi only iPad 32GB at $729.00 and $599 respectively.
Subject: Mobile | February 16, 2011 - 01:02 AM | Ryan Shrout
Geez, you step away from the computer for just a couple of hours and all hell breaks loose over in Spain at the Mobile World Congress. NVIDIA decided that just a month or so after the official release of the Tegra 2 dual-core processor was a great time to let loose information on project "Kal-El", the next step in the Tegra chip line that first entered the NVIDIA offices only 12 days ago.
Subject: Mobile | February 15, 2011 - 05:39 PM | Ken Addison
In the run up to, and subsequent release of the Samsung GALAXY Tab just a few months ago, one of the main questions on our mind became when would HTC enter the Android tablet market. Being one of the biggest players in the mobile phone market, it seemed only natural for HTC to branch into tablets.
Subject: Mobile | February 15, 2011 - 12:19 AM | Ken Addison
The rumors were true, as late last week Nokia killed off their long developed and cherished Symbian mobile Operating System. While the mainstream adoption of Symbian may have been lacking in the United States, it was once a force to be reckoned with in Europe and other parts of the world. Nokia has said that they will continue development on their MeeGo operating system, which is a joint effort with Intel.
Subject: Mobile | February 14, 2011 - 06:33 PM | Ken Addison
This week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain has already brought a plethora of mobile device announcements, with one of the most exciting being the Galaxy S II family. Samsung has announced 3 different devices, including a phone, tablet, and wifi only iPod touch competitor
Subject: Mobile | February 14, 2011 - 05:47 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The iPad had the pleasure of being the only mass produced product of its particular species for a while, but that time is up and its particular niche is now home to several competitive products. RIM, Samsung and others have hit the scene and the newest comes from HP in the form of the TouchPad. A quick run down of the pertinent stats was provided by Think Computers; 1.6lbs, 24cm (9.45") x 19cm (7.48") x 1.4cm (0.54") with a 1.2GHz Snapdragon dual-core APQ8060 CPU, 1GB of RAM with a 9.7-in
Subject: Mobile | February 8, 2011 - 01:17 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Overall the ASUS N53SV-A1
seems to be a great laptop, a 15.6" 1366 x 768 LCD powered by an NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M with a Intel Core i7-2630QM paired with 4GB DDR3. With those specs you know that you will have a powerful and likely warm piece of mobile computing hardware. The problem for TechReviewSource was the customized keyboard layout that ASUS chose to implement, so be warned that some keys on the right hand side might not be where you are used to them being.
Subject: Mobile | February 8, 2011 - 12:00 AM | Matt Smith
Despite the protests of some enthusiasts, the aesthetics of a notebook is often more important to your average consumer than the hardware inside. HP’s realized this several years ago, which is why so many of its laptops ship with color options and/or lid patterns.
Subject: Mobile | February 1, 2011 - 12:25 PM | Ryan Shrout
Color us jealous, but Chad Johnson aka Chad Ochocinco, a Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver in the NFL, posted a photo late last night featuring the upcoming Motorola Xoom tablet device on the Verizon network. Many pundits have postulated that the Xoom might never be released based on the presentation at CES, but it looks like they are starting to show up in the wild.