Posts tagged as: Hardware

Android 2.3 – Gingerbread: Find Out When You Might Get Updated (Links)

April 10th, 2011

Wondering when your HTC, Samsung, LG, Motorola, or Sony Android device might get a fresh OS? If at all?

Apple iPad 2: 2048×1536 Retina Display, SD-Card & Dual-Core GPU Supporting 1080p?

January 8th, 2011

Too good to be true you ask? We think Apple may be up to the task of wowing us following the runaway success of the iPad; in the process jump-starting a tablet PC industry and encouraging entire armies of clones and bandwagon-jumpers. More details follow after the link.

Google Nexus S Reviews

January 7th, 2011

While our North American and British brethren have been playing with Google’s successor to the Nexus One since December 22nd, we here in Hong Kong are still left in the dark as to an official release date. Word is that the Nexus S will not be available for sale direct from Google, but will be released through mobile carriers here such as Smartone-Vodafone, 3 and China Mobile. Another thing that isn’t clear is whether Hong Kong will get the handset as a Google Nexus S, or by its other name, the Samsung GT-i9020.

As we don’t have the handset for review, we’ve collected a few reviews from reputable sites for those of you thinking of upgrading your current Android handset in the next couple of months. Enjoy:

http://www.techradar.com/reviews/phones/mobile-phones/google-nexus-s-913562/review

http://www.pocket-lint.com/review/5199/google-nexus-s-samsung-review

http://www.mobilechoiceuk.com/Phone-review/Google+Nexus+S+review/835?action=full

http://techcrunch.com/2010/12/06/google-nexus-s-review/

http://www.engadget.com/2010/12/10/nexus-s-review/

Google Nexus S: The Next Evolution Of Android

December 15th, 2010

It may not be released just yet, but Google is outing the official specs of the Google Nexus S, successor to the Nexus. Instead of being made by HTC, this latest Google handset comes straight out of the presses of Korean giant, Samsung.

How Many Germs Live On Your Touch-screen?

October 18th, 2010

A new study from Stanford University shows some alarming news about just how dirty and grimy the touch-screens on our smartphones really are. Got a sado-maschistic streak in you? Read on, and then reach for the wet-wipes.