We’ve talked before about what it takes for an app to truly be a competitor to Apple’s Siri.
It needs to be easily accessible, and launch quickly. Very quickly. It needs to actually understand what you’re saying. It needs to return results quickly.
We’re going to add one more reqiurement to that list: It needs to actually be on iOS. Otherwise, it’s not a Siri competitor. It’s just an alternative. On [Read More...]
Your first time with a Chinese smartphone that marks the beginning of a new era of Android computing is a lot like your first time with a woman. You’re pretty sure you know what you’re getting into, and you sort of know your way around already. But when you get down to it, you’re on [Read More...]
Smartphones can now do pretty much anything you want, but what if you could have the power of Android mounted in the dashboard of your car? Yes, we’ve seen solutions from Parot and other OEMs which have Android-powered, in-dash, car audio systems, but none of them have been too impressive since no one has been able to deliver a UI which is intuitive and simple enough for consumers to use. This [Read More...]
The Toshiba Thrive, Toshiba’s first Android tablet, is a huge device. The Excite X10, Toshiba’s latest competitor in the ever-growing tablet market, is most definitely not. At 0.3 inches thin [Read More...]
Considering the flood of announcements coming from Sony Mobile this week, it doesn’t surprise me that the media dock that will be released with the upcoming Xperia Ion has been [Read More...]
The NBA 2011-2012 season got off to a late but great start yesterday. Of course, there’s a chance you didn’t know that if you were busy with family events or trying to deal with the dreaded traffic on post-Christmas drive home. Sprint customers can [Read More...]
You know who loves updates and redesigns? Facebook. Know who says they hates updates and redesigns but continue to use the site anyway? Facebook’s members. And despite issuing a big redesign of its Android application just a week ago, Facebook is already pushing another update that tweaks the way that profiles display on a mobile device.
Facebook Timeline has made its way to Android. [Read More...]
Want another sneak peek of Qualcomm’s next-generation display technology that promises to extend battery life like never before? Nicole Scott of Netbooknews recently met up with Qualcomm’s Cheryl Goodman who gave her a tour of the Kyobo e-reader, the first Android device to feature a Mirasol display.
I’ve already covered the Kyobo e-reader and Mirasol display technology, so I won’t dive into those again, but take a few minutes to watch [Read More...]
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We have seen some manufacturers talk about what goes into bringing Ice Cream Sandwich to their devices, but Huawei has skipped the talking part and gone right for the releasing part. Subtly on their site they released a demo ROM for the Huawei Honor. Of course we had to take it for a spin and see how it all played out, so check out the video above to see some of our thoughts!