A fresh Indigogo campaign has kicked off for Soap, a new Android 4.4 KitKat-powered wireless router with a built-in capacitive touchscreen. Through a paired mobile app, users can remotely manage devices connected on the same network, including game consoles, other tablets and smartphones. Namely, that means shutting off the Xbox when the kids need to start doing homework.
We’ve seen our fair share of Android tablets with attachable keyboards, but it’s still rare these days to see an Android device with a permanently attached keyboard like the just announced Archos ArcBook. With a 10.1-inch touchscreen, a full keyboard, and a $ 170 price, it’s a unique combination for this price point.
Anyone in the mood for an Android-based digital camera or camcorder? We’ve already seen the Altek Leo push the boundaries of what can be expected from a mobile phone camera, and Polaroid seems to be ditching the phone [Read More...]
SiriusXM today unveiled its latest portable satellite radio — the Lynx — and wouldn’t ya know it, this sucker’s running Android. Actually, it’s running an unknown version of Android, and if we hadn’t told you, chances are you wouldn’t even notice. It’s being billed as “everything you can imagine,” and it’s a triple threat as a dockable in-car satellite radio, or you can use it with a home docking kit, or [Read More...]
How much would you spend on the world’s coolest looking Android-powered smartwatch? Next week in Santa Clara on October 25th, i’m Watch will make its long awaited debut at ARM TechCon and try to convince you it’s worth the 249 € (~$ 340) asking price.
We have previously seen similar devices like the Sony Ericsson LiveView and Motorola’s leaked Tracy XL, but none of them have had the style and prestige that i’m Watch is aiming for. The [Read More...]
The tablets keep on coming. Amazon’s plan for an Android tablet has been the worst kept secret in the mobile world. So, it should come as no surprise that the rumors have now been confirmed; TechCrunch was lucky enough to get some hands-on time with the new Android-powered Kindle.
Reportedly, this tablet features a 7-inch, full-color capacitive touchscreen and is similar in style to the Blackberry PlayBook. Amazon has also [Read More...]
The Toshiba Thrive may not be the tablet for you, but Toshiba doesn’t appear to be stopping its Android development any time soon. In fact, the above image is that of a purported tablet Toshiba is expected to announce at IFA. The details on this one have been kept rather slim for the sake of not wanting to ruin the announcement, but the images [Read More...]