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Motorola Xoom ‘project’ starting to roll out now and to continue through the weekend [updated]

Motorola Xoom

*UPDATED* – ICS it is — hit the break.

We’ve known for a while now Motorola has been prepping a ‘project’ not only for the WiFiMotorola Xoom but the 4G LTE equipped Motorola Xoom as well. However, there was no mention of when it may be rolling out to users and Motorola themselves claimed that due to it being a GED (Google Experience Device) they had no idea as to when either. Looks as though that  [Read More…]

CES 2012 – Samsung’s Smart Window is pretty amazing

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No, it’s not exactly Android related but it’s too freaking cool not to post it! Soon, we shall be living in the world of Minority Report, and this “Smart Window” technology Samsung has at CES 2012 is going to help us get there. Ashley Esqueda checks out what’s happening over at the Samsung booth and gives a little demo of the window.

 

CM9 for the HP TouchPad gets previewed, still work to be done

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With webOS heading towards being open sourced and it’s overall future still unknown, the HP TouchPad is still living it up on the Android side of things as a lot of folks have adopted the device as an Android tablet by running CyanogenMod 7 and now we’re getting a preview of the ICS based CyanogenMod 9 running on it. It’s still a bit off from being complete and as such few things are  [Read More…]

TiVo Android app launches for phones and 7-inch tablets

TiVo Android app launches for phones and 7-inch tablets

TiVo – the company that freed you from absolutely having to be on the couch when your favorite TV program was on and you didn’t want to miss it, but you still didn’t want to use  [Read More…]

Rogers and Telus to begin carrying the Samsung Galaxy Nexus starting Jan. 13

Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Following up on some previously leaked release dates for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Rogers, Samsung Canada has brought forth some new info for not only Rogers customers but TELUS customers as well.  As of Jan. 13th — the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be available from both Rogers and TELUS ending Bell and Virgin Mobiles exclusivity on the device.

Sadly, no pricing information was announced but that will presumably come from  [Read More…]

ZiiLabs unveils 100-core ZMS-40 processor for Android 4.0

ZiiLabs unveils 100-core ZMS-40 processor for Android 4.0

After a long period of time when dual-core processors have been the standard in power and performance when talking about Android-powered smartphones and tablets, quad-core chipsets have come and captivated all our attention.

However, in the technology world,  [Read More…]

Corning to bring Gorilla Glass 2 to CES, ready for thinner devices and larger displays

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There are many fortified display options out there, but when it comes to Android devices Corning Gorilla Glass is definitely the most popular. Whether this glass is better, or it is just brand loyalty, there is no doubt that the addition of Gorilla Glass makes users feel much more confident. Next year looks to be another successful year for out little green robot, and Corning has just announced that it will be  [Read More…]

Redbox launches Kindle Fire app

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With the Amazon Kindle Fire making its way to plenty of consumers hands, a lot of companies are working on making their apps compatible with the Kindle Fire. Once such company that has completed the process is Redbox.

If you’ve not already grabbed the Kindle Fire optimized version, you can do so now from the Amazon app store — Redbox for the Kindle Fire is optimized for the devices larger screen size and  [Read More…]

Microsoft preparing to bring Xbox Live to Android?

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At this moment in time it’s only our cousins over at WPCentral who get to enjoy the best Xbox Live mobile experience from Microsoft. But according to a recent job listing, that could be changing in the future.

The job posting itself requires 2 years of mobile application development, and more specifically experience of Windows Phone, iOS and Android being a big plus.

Is it that surprising really that  [Read More…]

Are Sprint data plans really unlimited? Yes, says Sprint.

Are Sprint data plans really unlimited? Yes, says Sprint.

Yesterday, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse made comments that suggested that the company throttles the top 1% of its customers who use the most mobile data. That was in direct contradiction to the massive ad campaign that  [Read More…]