olympic games samsung galaxy s3

Last night’s Olympic Games opening ceremony was nothing less than dazzling. I was only able to watch parts of it, but from what I’ve seen and from the few videos that surfaced the web today,... I can say it was the most spectacular opening that I have ever witnessed.

Apparently, among the moments I missed there was a product placement artistic moment prominently featuring one of Samsung...

final fantasy for android

The original Final Fantasy was published in December 1987 on the NES, at a time when it’s lead creator, Square’s Hironobu Sakaguchi, was about to give up on the game industry. It was success... or bust. Fortunately, the title was a hit and went on to spawn an entire media franchise over the years, that currently includes 14 main titles and countless ports, spinoffs, anime series, and feature fi...

samsung did not copy the ipad

As you might now, Apple suffered a humiliating defeat in court a couple of weeks back, when British judge Colin Birss ruled that Samsung has not infringed on the design of the iPad with the... Samsung Galaxy Tab (apparently, the Tab is “not as cool”). Moreover, it was later revealed that Apple suffered an even more crushing blow, although this one would only affect its vanity.

A...

miracast tegra 3

Yesterday, Nvidia announced that its Tegra 3 architecture is fully compatible with Miracast, the upcoming standard for wireless display connections.

Miracast is a specification developed... by the Wi-Fi Alliance that will allow seamless and quick connections between mobile devices and HD TV sets. Based on the current Wi-Fi Direct standard, Miracast promises to make you forget about the hass...

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SammyHub

Now that’s an embarrassing mistake. Samsung has mistakenly pushed the local search removal update to the Galaxy S3 in the United Kingdom. Better known as the dumb search update,... the patch removes the possibility to search for local contacts, apps, and other items on the Galaxy S3. Users are left with the basic web search, although a number of workarounds exist.

Yester...

ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 video

Two months after the Transformer Pad 300 got its official bootloader unlocking tool, it’s now time for its big brother, the ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity, to receive its passport to freedom.

The... Transformer Pad Infinity is the flagship of ASUS’ 2012 lineup of Android slates, and for many, the best Android-based tablet available on the market right now. But the device arrived (like all of ASUS’s produc...

google_talk

Google’s popular messaging service Google Talk is having a really bad day. According to the official App Status page from Google, the app is currently malfunctioning for “a majority of users”.... Google (and web companies in general) tend to downplay the extent of service disruptions, so when someone admits that most users are affected, you can bet that the problem is serious.

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Asphalt 7 Heat

After a long, long wait, Android gamers can finally rev up their virtual engines in the hottest release of the summer – Asphalt 7: Heat. The latest installment of the hit series developed... by GameLoft has been teased for many weeks now and suffered several delays. The game was released on iOS more than a month ago, forcing Android fans to look with envy on the other side.

Asphal...

X-Ray for Android

A new Android application, developed with funding from DARPA, aims to show users precisely what security holes there are on their Android devices.

Called X-Ray, the app was created by... Duo Security, and is now available for download at XRay.io as a standalone APK. What X-Ray does is analyze your Android system and look for known vulnerabilities, including privilege escalation bugs...

ASUS-Transformer-Pad_Infinity

ASUS UK took to Twitter today to announce that its much awaited Transformer Pad Infinity (TF700) will be gracing the shores of the British Isles on August 31.

Brits will have to wait... a bit longer than their cousins down under – we reported yesterday that ASUS Australia has sent out invites for the launch event of the Transformer Pad Infinity on August 7. Moreover, the Infinity...