Tag Archive: Androidpowered

The ORA-X Android-powered smart headphones look to combine audio and augmented reality

Crowdfunding campaigns are a place for people to present some off-the-wall ideas in an effort to get people to fund them. A new product is looking to combine the best audio and augmented reality experience in a single unit, and its called the ORA-X.

Google introduces the Android-powered Pixel C [with hands-on]

So looks like the leak yesterday turned out true.  Today, along with a handful of other exciting devices, Google announced the Pixel C – an Android-powered Pixel-branded tablet.


So what’s so special about it?  Well, a lot actually.  Firstly, being a “Pixel” device, we have superb build quality.  It’s wrapped with an all-metal aluminum chassis.

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Google to launch an Android-powered Pixel tablet, report claims

Google’s event tomorrow is shaping up to be action-packed.  We’re expecting a duo of Nexus smartphones to launch (debuting Android Marshmallow), new Chromecast devices, and now we have word of a new tablet – the Pixel C.

The report comes via Android Police and they’re fairly confident on the details they’ve managed to dig up.  But of course, take this leak with a grain of salt.  Fortunately, we only have to wait a day’s time to find out the deal.

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BlackBerry officially announces plans to launch the Android-powered BlackBerry Priv

As part of their Q2 Fiscal 2016 results, BlackBerry also took the time today make their plans to launch the BlackBerry Priv, which will run Android with BlackBerry security, official. Although the information lacks specifics surrounding the actual launch of the device, the confirmation of its existence was needed given all the leaks recently.

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BlackBerry’s Android-powered Venice caught in hands-on video

Now that the BlackBerry Venice has seemingly made its way out of Waterloo in a larger way, the leaks have been coming rather quickly. A few days ago, the device was snapped up in several new images but now, the device has been caught in a hands-on video, oddly enough from a Bell Mobility retailer. Although the video doesn’t go very deep into the device, we get a pretty good look at some of the basics such as BlackBerry  [Read More…]

New photos offer up a look at the Android-powered BlackBerry Venice slider

While the rumors surrounding the BlackBerry ‘Venice’ slider continue to swirl, the device has now appeared once again in some new, clearer images which are pretty on par with everything we’ve seen thus far. As mentioned previously, there’s still a lot of things up in the air surrounding this device and BlackBerry has yet to announce anything officially but judging from these images, the Venice is as was expected, running a customized version of Android Lollipop that  [Read More…]

The Android-powered BlackBerry Venice slider is starting to look real

For months now, there have been rumors that BlackBerry is working on an Android-powered device but until recently, there was very little evidence to back those rumors up outside of a single render provided by @evleaks. Since the initial rumors began, the folks at CrackBerry have been tracking blurry cam images, as well as a bunch of renders, which all appear to point to an Android powered BlackBerry becoming a real thing.

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LG delivers Android-powered flip phone in Wine Smart

Running Android 5.1 Lollipop, the phone will find a home overseas

LG on Wednesday announced the Wine Smart, an Android-powered flip phone headed for international markets. Running the latest version of Android, the clamshell device offers a 3.2-inch display at 480 x 320 pixels.

Under the hood we find a 1.1GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, and 4GB of storage with support for microSD expansion. Like other smartphones, the Wine Smart comes with a pair of cameras: 3-megapixel rear, front facing VGA.  [Read More…]

First alleged image of Android-powered BlackBerry Venice surfaces

Could BlackBerry be making the Android device we’ve all been waiting for?

With a 5.4-inch screen, Snapdragon 808 SoC, 3GB of RAM, Adreno 418 GPU, and a slide-out PHYSICAL KEYBOARD, could the BlackBerry Venice finally be the device that sees the company resurrect themselves in the market?

The device will be available by this November and will offer a feature that BlackBerry are renowned for (their keyboard) on an operating system that has the developers, community, and adoption that BlackBerry so  [Read More…]

Virgin America taking Android-powered entertainment to the skies

Virgin America plans to bring on-board entertainment up to speed with the rate of how ground-based technology is advancing by launching a new Android-powered entertainment platform.