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. Even though we welcome the bump in the screen’s [...]
If there’s one area where Android-based gadgets still need work in order to satisfy their ever growing fan community, it’s certainly gaming. While many high-end smartphones and tablets are now powered by snappy processors and come with GPUs that support heavy gaming, the experience is not exactly all it could be due mostly to the touchscreens’ limitations.
You can’t, however, come up with gadgets featuring gaming controllers by default, because that way you’ll seriously increase bulk and forget all about portability. What you can do, though, is work with gaming accessory manufacturers and launch controllers designed with Android devices in mind and supporting Google’s [...]