When it comes to Android tablets, ASUS has had a lot of success. Its Transformer series was one of the most popular Android tablet lineups before Google decided to launch the Nexus 7, which was also made by ASUS. Today, a line of new ASUS tablets were spotted heading through the FCC to get their certification, one of which looked like it was capable of running Android alongside Windows. (more…)
An official DirecTV app for tablets has finally landed on the Google Play store, bringing with it what appears to be a hell of a feature set. While taking advantage of the added screen real estate of a tablet, you’ll find all sorts of panelled views showing favorites, what you are currently watching, a channel guide, sports scores, news, and more. You can set your DVR, filter sports by matchups and leagues, discover new shows, see what’s hot this moment, and find the best goodies for your kids.
I’m not a DirecTV subscriber, but this app certainly looks impressive. A reader has already called it “amazing.” Got get it. (more…)
Up until today, the only reason HP and Android would be in the same device is if you jumped on the TouchPad fire sale and hacked Android into the thing. However, The Verge and ReadWrite are reporting that HP and Android might be making things a bit more official. Citing multiple unnamed sources within the company, HP is working on an Android tablet and maybe even a phone that we should see sometime this year. (more…)
To start off this story, let me give you the list of specs and you can decide if it sounds good or not to you. 10.1″ 1,920 x 1,200 IPS display that is powered by a Samsung Exynos 4412 quad-core processor underneath. It boots Android 4.0 and Ubuntu 12.04 and runs 2GB of RAM alongside 32GB of storage. Quite an impressive spec sheet, and the price is only around $415. (more…)
The folks at Qualcomm reached out to us this afternoon to pass along their latest contest. It’s developer-focused, meaning they want to give away three (3) Snapdragon S4 Mobile Development Platform Tablets. As you all know, the Snapdragon S4 Pro is the quad-core beast processor that’s in many of the top phones these days like the Nexus 4 (review) and DROID DNA (review). In this tablet, you’ll find the processor clocked at 1.5GHz, an Adreno 320 GPU, and a world of development at your fingertips. (more…)
According to a report out of GSMArena, LG has some major things planned for CES, next week. In the past year, CES took a back seat in the mobile world to other conferences like MWC or to companies deciding to hold their own solo press events. But if this rumor becomes a reality, LG may steal the show on a mobile front, as the rest of the big dogs like Motorola, Samsung, and HTC have yet to hint at much of a smartphone presence for this year’s show. (more…)
Day 2! All week long, we’ll be handing out fabulous Tegra 3 powered devices to the DL community in our “Week of Holiday Tegra” event, thanks to our friends at NVIDIA. They put up a massive amount of prizes, all of which take advantage of the gaming potential that their Tegra 3 processor contains. Been to the Tegra Zone lately? If there is one mobile company that is doing everything in their power to push mobile gaming forward, it’s NVIDIA. (more…)