Lucian's Posts

Microsoft’s Surface pushes Acer to be more aggressive about Chromebooks

Acer had been one of the companies to be the most vocal about their critique of the Surface, blasting Microsoft over its decision to suddenly become a tablet-maker. Now they want to ...
LucianSeptember 17, 2012

Samsung is working on a new back-illuminated 13MP camera for phones and tablets

According to its own website, Samsung is now working on a next-gen 13MP back-illuminated sensor, called S5K3L2, that's meant to go into phones and tablets sometime next year. The news ...
LucianSeptember 15, 2012

Why Android will continue to lead in both software and hardware this year

After the disappointing announcement of both the iPhone 5 and iOS 6, with the latter not having introduced anything new from the WWDC event in June, and after Microsoft's stumbles with ...
LucianSeptember 13, 2012

IHS: The sum of Android devices will exceed 1 billion in 2013, 3 billion by 2016

Soon after Andy Rubin announced there are now half a billion Android devices worldwide around, research firm IHS predicted that there will be over 1 billion Android devices next year, ...
LucianSeptember 12, 2012

Google kills off Motorola’s Webtop. Isn’t Android ready for desktops?

Now that Google has acquired Motorola, they are able to make their opinions clear about whether they think Android is or will ever be suited for desktop use. With the termination of ...
LucianSeptember 11, 2012

Nexus 7 is denied entrance in the Chinese market

It seems the Chinese Government never forgets. As payback for wanting to leave the country in 2010, it is denying Google the right to sell the Nexus 7 in China.
LucianSeptember 11, 2012

Ainol releases dual-core Novo 7 Crystal tablet with Jelly Bean for $139

After releasing the very first ICS tablet last year, Ainol is back at it, launching the Novo 7 Crystal, a very affordable tablet with the latest version of Android, Jelly Bean, a dual ...
LucianSeptember 10, 2012

Oppo Find 5 to feature 5″ 1080p display, S4 Pro processor and Jelly Bean

After releasing two of the world's thinnest phones, Oppo is about to launch another great 5-inch phone that will feature 1080p display, 441 PPI, and a quad core S4 Pro processor.
LucianSeptember 7, 2012

Is the OMAP 4470 chip in the new Kindle Fire HD 8″ really better than the Tegra 3?

Yesterday at their event, Amazon's CEO, Jeff Bezos, made what seemed like a surprising comment about the OMAP 4470 chip, which is powering the new Kindle Fire HD 8.9". Amazon said that ...
LucianSeptember 7, 2012

ICS now on 20.9% of all devices, Jelly Bean on 1.2%

ICS is now one fifth of the Android ecosystem of devices, while Jelly Bean is on only 1.2%. But is that growth as fast as it should? Google needs a much better policy for upgrading devices.
LucianSeptember 6, 2012
Load More
End of the line!