Tag Archive: Poised


Google and Qualcomm are poised to put assistants in all the things

Get ready, because little digital helpers are going to be in a lot of the things you buy next year.

You know what I want? I want a microwave oven that has Wi-Fi, a really good speaker, a small touchscreen and Google Assistant. I can make my Hot Pockets while listening to some music, and even tell my little digital buddy to add Pizza Rolls to the shopping list or to turn the heat up a little  [Read More…]

Sling TV poised to launch ‘AirTV Player’ hardware to incorporate streaming, OTA signals

The streaming TV market just keeps improving.

One of the leading streaming services, Sling TV, seems poised to finally release a rumored standalone hardware device that integrates an over-the-air antenna to round out offerings from its own streaming service. Currently dubbed “AirTV Player,” it’s a small white-and-blue little box with its own remote and an integrated antenna for receiving signals from your local stations.

Though the Sling TV service is already available for streaming on  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate 8 now poised for official launch on November 26

Huawei is expected to announce the Mate 8 sometime this month. It was previously believed the unannounced smartphone would be revealed on November 5 alongside the Kirin 950 processor, but a recently published invitation teases the Mate 8 for an event that takes place on November 26.

Samsung poised to release ‘Gear Glass’ wearable late in 2014

Samsung is now believed to be debuting a Google Glass competitor this fall, possibly alongside the Galaxy Note 4. Dubbed the Gear Glass, the wearable smart glasses is expected to run the Tizen operating system similar to Samsung’s recently updated smartwatches, like the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and the Gear Fit.

Samsung Galaxy S II, Galaxy Tab 10.1 appear poised for US Cellular

USCC inventory

It’s long been rumored that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 would be headed to US Cellular. And now, thanks to USCC’s ESN system, it looks like the Galaxy S II is headed that way as well. Neither device has been officially announced by the regional carrier. But given the depth of its current roster of Android smartphones and tablets, it’s probably just a matter of time.

Thanks, anon!

 

Verizon poised to re-release HTC ThunderBolt’s Gingerbread update

HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread update

It’s been a few weeks since Verizon first released the Gingerbread update for the HTC ThunderBolt, only to pull it without official explanation. (Hint: Things were borked.) Looks like the updates set to roll out again, though, with an updated support PDF now live. There’s no mention of “things been fixed,” so let’s just hope that things been fixed. Check out the image above or the link below for the  [Read More…]

Samsung and Google appear poised for some possible Ice Cream Sandwich at CTIA

Samsung-Google at CTIA

Allow us a little inside baseball here. We normally don’t post every event we’re invited to at the usual trade shows. We’ll be there, and you know we’ll be there. But this one’s a little different.

Behold the invitation to the Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2011 “Google Episode” at CTIA in San Diego. So, first, it’s the “Google Episode.” That’s new. Second, they’re going to stream it for everyone to see, live  [Read More…]