There was a deluge of Apple-related news this week, but that doesn’t mean news has been boring on the Android front! Samsung had a few choice words to say about the larger iPhones, the first Android apps arrived on Chrome OS devices, we heard several interesting rumors about HTC’s upcoming devices, the integration of Hangouts and Google Voice finally began, Nvidia confirmed the Nexus 9, we learned more details about Samsung’s upcoming full-metal phone, and Dell surprised us with a very exciting tablet.
Dell’s new tablet is world’s thinnest, but that’s not its coolest feature
In an interview with CNBC, Dell CEO and Chairman Michael Dell flatly denied the company would be getting into the smartphone racket. The struggling PC maker, who is in the process of privatizing the company, vows to be involved with tablets, but smartphones are best left to incumbents, in their eyes.
Deal alert: $29.99 Sprint HTC One comes with free Beats headphones, $50 Dell gift card and other free perks
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.
Asus, Acer, Dell and Lenovo are reportedly preparing 8-inch Android tablets for Q3 2013
More 8-inch tablets are on the way, as Asus, Acer, Dell and Lenovo are said to attack this market sector in the third quarter of this year. Android users will soon have more alternatives to the iPad Mini.