Part of their recent focus on higher end cameras brought us the Galaxy NX, the first DSLR running Android. Impressive specs like 3G/4G LTE radios and 1/6000 shutter speed promised a great device with functionality like we’ve never seen, but also hinted at a higher price tag than we were hoping for.
Using the build model of C6903, this is believed to be the Honami we’ve all been talking about, unless Sony somehow slipped one past the rumor goalie. A quick rundown shows it clocks in at 2GHz, though the crew at Xperia blog think it will touch the 2.2GHz threshold of the Xperia Z Ultra, which is consistent with what we’ve been hearing.
If you feel like a walking, talking Google search page when it comes to the city you live in, you may be able to parlay that into something great. Today, Google announced their City Expert program, designed for those who like to recommend great places to eat, sleep, shop, or whatever else is great in their city.
Open Signal has just released their Android Fragmentation Visualized report, at it has some interesting statistics. The info provided by Open Signal shows eight different Android iterations in use, whereas Apple has three iOS variants.
It’s been a few months since I/O, and developers continue to go wanting for the GDK they were promised. Rather than commit to a timeframe for when it would be available, Google is instead asking developers interested in Glass to develop for Android.
We’re all well aware that the touch sensitivity with Gorilla Glass is now standard, and with the progression of both operating systems and notebook computers towards touch, Gorilla Glass will be a welcome addition to any notebook computer.
Oppo also told Engadget that this would be the “most important flagship series for Oppo, going forward”. That leads us to believe they’re going the route of tossing a really good camera on a phone, as so many others have done.
The crux of the patent filing is the ability to distinguish between a two finger pinch action and one finger scrolling on a touchscreen device. Of the 21 claims in this patent filing, claim eight is the most important to their Samsung issues. That claim was crucial to their $1.05 billion initial judgement, but with a settlement review, it could unravel a bit for Apple.
According to Hugo Barra, who would probably know about things like this, Google is working on real-time translation technology. Much like their current Google Translate technology, which lets two parties talk into a device and have the message display in their native dialect, this centers around conversational situations. The difference is this new process involves conversations over the phone, not personal interaction.
For those who have the service, and enjoy watching shows like Game of Thrones on their mobile device(s), Chromecast would be perfect. No fumbling through Cable On Demand menus, no more setting aside time at a designated TV.