Wikipad gaming tablet gets official spec sheet

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Although it looked like vaporware back at the CES in January, when it was unveiled for the first time, it seems like the WikiPad Android gaming tablet, is in fact, as real as they come and is gearing up for an imminent release. However, the 8-incher from back then has undergone a bunch of serious changes, both cosmetic and technical, some of them making it far more intriguing. First off, the Wikipad tablet/gaming console is an 8-incher no more and will come with a more generous 10.1-inch IPS display with a 16:10 aspect ratio and 1280 x 800 pixels resolution….

Apple vs Samsung jury selection completed in U.S. trial

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The highly anticipated trial phase in the U.S. legal battle between Apple and Samsung started yesterday and we’re expecting it to last at least four weeks during which we’ll bring you all the important details of this fight between giants. We have closely followed the Apple vs Samsung conflict, that spans across four continents – there are over 50 cases in 10 countries already – and we know that the U.S. trial is the most important one for both companies. Jury Selection Yesterday, the jury of the trial was selected, with Judge Lucy Koh interviewing 74 prospective jurors, among which one…

Leaked Nexus 7 accessory lineup, POGO dock, premium leather case and covers coming soon

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We haven’t seen much news on the accessory front from for the Nexus 7 since the tablet launched earlier this month. In fact, it’s been hard to keep the official covers from the Google Play store in stock. According to Nordic Hardware, more accessories for Google’s first Nexus tablet are coming August, 24th. The Nexus 7 comes with 4 pogo pins on the side. We’ve always assumed they were more than just eye candy, that eventually the Nexus 7 would get a dock to accommodate them. According to the leaked slides, you’ll be able to pick a dock up for…

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T in-depth review [video]

by 1 year ago

What traits must a tablet possess in order to earn the title of  “the best Android tablet?” Is it hardware? A quad-core CPU, or a large, high-resolution display that bedazzles your eyes? Or how about a rock bottom price? Or, is it software like Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and a slim-easy to use overlay? Do you enjoy a device with superb build quality and top-notch materials? No matter which trait you stand by, the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T is sure to tickle your fancy. Amidst the release of their Google flagship Nexus 7 (an excellent device), Asus has…

Google Nexus 7 16GB model back on store in Google Play store

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On Friday, we reported that the 16GB version of the Google Nexus 7 has become available again in the Canadian Play Store, after being listed as sold out for the last two weeks. Today, the 16GB Nexus 7 has made a comeback on the US Google Play store. The device is now listed as in stock, and ships in 3 to 5 days, just like the 8GB version. The 16GB model is available for $249, while the 8GB version goes for $199. The ASUS-made Nexus 7, Google’s first tablet in the Nexus program, has generated an enormous amount of buzz…

Dead Space for Android updated with Nexus 7 support

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If you’re into mobile third-person shooters and you also dig shooting up zombies and/or aliens, you can’t find a better option on the market than Dead Space. Made available for Android just about a year ago, EA’s highly acclaimed game has managed to gain huge popularity almost overnight, despite its steep price point. The game’s developing studio has just updated Dead Space. The new version’s changelog is extremely short, but I’m sure that the added support will bring in a whole new horde of fans. That’s right, the new Dead Space doesn’t come with technical tweaks, graphical improvements or bug…

Lenovo outs vanilla Android 4.0 update for IdeaPad K1, casual users may want to steer clear

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Joining the drove of Honeycomb tablets that were released in 2011, Lenovo’s IdeaPad K1 became the company’s first foray in the Android tablet market. A year later, it looks like Lenovo is  ready to drop support for the K1, but not without first giving away some parting gift. Lenovo is releasing a basic and non-customized Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the IdeaPad K1, which won’t come with the company’s launcher, pre-installed apps, and even Google Play Store. This might sound like music to the ears of developers and tweakers, but casual customers may not find the idea too…

Want to turn your swag on? Tokova has two Soulja Boy special tablets for you

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You can’t be a famous rapper without showing off your “bling”, “swag”, “pimp mobiles”, or “bread” in public anytime you get the chance, can you? But when jewelry, clothes, cars and money are not enough to illustrate exactly what kind of rich and successful son of a… gun are you, what’s there left to do? If we are to take Soulja Boy’s example, when cars and jewelry ain’t enough, Android is the way to go. More exactly, you get an obscure tablet manufacturer to accept a “partnership” and launch two new products with your name and face slapped on their…

Watch the latest Nexus 7 video: Google+ Hangouts

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Google has recently started a whole series of videos for their Nexus 7 tablet to show their customers what they can do with the Nexus 7 tablet and how to take advantage of all its apps and services. This latest video is about perhaps the most innovative feature of their Google+ service – Hangouts. Hangouts is a multi-way video chat tool, which allows up to ten people to talk to each other at the same time. It uses a neat technology that knows when a user is speaking, and enlarges his or her video screen, which makes it easier to…

Google Nexus 7 Jelly Bean tablet design includes back camera slot

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by 1 year ago

A few days ago we showed the response Asus gave when asked why the Nexus 7 tablet that it created together with Google – apparently the device would have been a little more expensive with a back camera on board. Therefore, the final Nexus 7 design offers only a front-facing camera with support for video chatting. The lack of a rear shooter has been mildly criticized by some users that for some reason want to take pictures with a tablet, no matter how big such a device is.   A recent xda-developers unboxing and teardown of the Nexus 7 reveals…