The Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 ( by the way, I really hate these 5-word long names, as they are not only unnecessary but potentially harmful for sales) has showed up on Office Depot’s online store as “in stock” for a $499.99 price.
Other retailers haven’t yet put the Pad Infinity for sale, so it’s possible this is just an error on Office Depot’s part, meaning that you probably won’t be able to order it anyway. The good news is that after a long delay, the TF700 will start rolling out very soon in all stores, and you’ll finally be able to get your hands on one.
What you’ll get for $500 is a [...]
A few days ago we had an initial prediction of how much it costs to build the Nexus 7 from iFixit, which said that the components alone should cost around $184. IHS iSuppli did an actual Nexus 7 teardown and evaluated the cost of the components to be around $152, for the 8 GB Nexus 7, and only $7.5 more for the 16 GB version.
Andrew Rassweiler, who leads the teardown team at IHS iSuppli thinks Google will indeed break even on the 8 GB $199 version, just like Google said they would, but they will get a nice profit on the 16 GB $249 version. This was pretty obvious from day one, because 8GB of storage doesn’t cost [...]
The Sony Tablet S has been one of the tablets with a unique and interesting design in the market. While a lot of people were trying to replicate the slab form factor for their tablets, Sony tried to think about how to make a 9″ tablet that is easy to hold with one hand. Going by the initial reviews, they seem to have succeeded more or less, with reviewers declaring that it feels lighter than it is really is when holding it. Many claim it feels more like a 7″ tablet.
The 10″ tablets are usually hard to hold with one hand, because of the (still) fairly bulky weight (600+ grams, ideal weight for [...]
After the announcement of the Nexus 7, which is an almost-no-compromise tablet that sells for only $200, a lot of people have been wondering why we can’t buy powerful smartphones that are just as affordable as the Nexus 7. The answer is not an easy one, as a smartphone contains more components than the Nexus 7, some of them being quite expensive, like the 3G and 4G modems, the higher PPI displays, much better cameras, and so on.
However, that doesn’t mean we can’t see some smartphones that would at least come close to the pricing of the Nexus 7, while offering a similar superior quality. Nvidia is reportedly working with certain Chinese manufacturers [...]
Developer Madfinger Games is known for bringing out some of the best action games with console-like quality on the Android platform. If you’ve been holding out to get Shadowgun and Samurai II: Vengeance, the time has never been more right to click those buy buttons in the Google Play Store.
Right now, there’s a promotion going on for games released by Madfinger. The top two offerings, of course, are the aforementioned titles. Both games are now available at a tempting price of $1 each. Aside from the regular version, the Tegra 3 version of Shadowgun and Samurai II: Vengeance is also being discounted. You know where those THD Games would look great on? That’s right, [...]
The Nexus 7 is an amazing device for $200.
It has the best specs you could get for this price, such as a high-end chip like the quad-core Tegra 3, a high-quality IPS display with wide viewing angles, and an HD resolution screen that offers about 216 PPI. The Retina Macbook Pro is just 4 PPI higher, so you could argue it has a retina display, too. Anyway, the important thing to note is that the display is very crisp, so text will be sharp on the tablet.
Then you get 1 GB of RAM, which is what you see in all high-end mobile devices right now, a 1.2 MP front-camera, and a decent amount of storage: 8 GB for the $200 version or 16 GB for the $250 version. It should [...]
It’s Bullet Time on Android!
Your chance to relive those Max Payne days is finally here, as Max Payne Mobile is now available to download on Google Play. The Android version of the classic action-shooter game has been improved and revamped, but still features the same stylish slow-motion gunplay action, all wrapped in a gloomy and twisted imagery and story. No wonder it’s been turned into a flopped Hollywood movie.
Here are the features of the game:Max Payne’s signature slow motion gunplay, Bullet Time® Stunningly sharp, HD quality resolution and textures Gameplay tailored for touch screen devices Highly customizable controls Multiple aiming [...]
Been looking for some adrenaline-pumping games on your Tegra 3-equipped Android phones and tablets? Get a hold of these FIVE new games that are guaranteed to make that 4-PLUS- 1 quad core processing power run to the max. The five new offerings, showcased at the E3 2012 conference nu Nvidia, are Dead Trigger, Puddle THD, Demons’ Score THD, Bounty Arms, and Heroes Call.Dead Trigger
We’ve covered Dead Triggerbefore and told you why we’re excited about the first-person Zombie shooting game. The game pits yourself against hordes of zombies as you fight for your survival. Aside from the impressive list of arsenals, the enhanced Tegra 3 version comes with exclusive effects like [...]
Want to survive the looming Zombie apocalypse? Future professional zombie hunters can now practice the skills of eradicating the undead on their Android devices, with the upcoming first-person shooter game, the Dead Trigger. Developed by the same team that brought you the blockbuster action game Shadowgun THD, we can expect the same high level visual quality and immersive gameplay.
Dead Trigger puts gamers in a world where a strange infection has brought civilization to a halt, with billions of people dead and many turned into zombies. As one of the few remaining survivors, shooting and blasting those bad boys is the only way to stop becoming an entrée for the hordes [...]
Those of you craving to play a Renaissance-themed FPS shooter on your Tegra 3 mobile device are in for a great day. Renaissance Blood THD (previously known as Da Vinci THD) is no available on Google Play and the TegraZone, waiting for you to grab it, if you don’t mind spending the $4 it goes for.
Before rushing to download the game, you should know this first-person-shooter is optimized for Tegra 3 devices only. The game won’t even run on Tegra 2 devices, although the developers claim that it might grace devices running on the older chip sometime in the future.
The premise of the game is pretty simple and, in my opinion, a refreshing departure from [...]