Sony is believed to announce thin and waterproof Xperia Tablet next week in Japan. It’s believed that NTT DoCoMo will be first carrier to add this tablet to their device lineup. Xperia Tablet Z has 10.1-inch 1,920-by-1,200 display, quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and 8MP camera on the back. Device is very thin, only 6.9mm and the body is also waterproof. Xperia Tablet Z don’t have as much pixels as iPad 4 or Nexus 10 has, but it sure is good competitor with it’s thin and waterproof body. There’s no pricing info released yet. Check out the full specs list after the break.
Samsung’s is going to add yet another size version to it’s Galaxy Note lineup. Samsung GT-N5100, will come in 2 versions GT-N5100 3G / WiFi version, and GT-N5100 WiFi version only. It’s also now confirmed that the official name is going to Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Galaxy Note 8 has 8-inch 1280×800 TFT (Super Clear LCD) display, 5MP camera on the back, 1.3 MP front camera, 2 GB RAM, 16Gb or 32GB of internal storage + Micro SD slot, and it comes with hefty 4,600mAh battery. The 8-inch Galaxy Note will run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It also has S-Pen with all the latest functions. Samsung will unveil the 8-inch Galaxy Note in Mobile World Congress on February. Key specs after the break.
An Asus executive revealed to WSJ that the copmany is “in talks” with Microsoft to license Windows Phone 8. Talk is always just talk, but we all know that WP8 is in need of new partners and it’s interesting what Asus might do with the OS, we might even see Asus PadFone running Windows Phone 8. VP Benson Lin also commented the situation by saying the following:
“With our Padfone concept, the phone plus tablet, I think it makes sense for Windows 8,” Mr. Lin said. “There is no target timeline…but we are interested in making Windows phones.”
It’s still unclear how it could work. The Android-based Asus PadFone employees the exact same Android version whether it’s in tablet or in phone mode, but there’s no version of Windows currently that allows that sort of flexibility. There’s no launch date or anything else information out yet, but it’s pretty great news that we might see Asus Padfone running Windows Phone OS.
If you are one of those Samsung Galaxy S2 owners, you’re going to be very happy in February. Samsung is reportedly releasing Android Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S2 devices in February. According to the report from GSMArena, Samsung spokesperson told to Cnet that Galaxy S2 smartphone will get the Android Jelly Bean update in early February in Singapore and it will be launched in other regions soon after. The update will arrive to GT-I9100, and also to U.S variants i777 (for AT&T) and the T989 (for T-Mobile). Samsung has recently also told that Galaxy S2 device has shipped more than 40 million times since it’s launch on April 2011.
AT&T Galaxy S3 owners can be happy campers today, as carrier announced that they are beginning to push Android Jelly Bean update via OTA. AT&T Galaxy users have had the opportunity to download and install the update since December, but it was only available via KIES. The Android Jelly Bean update is now available via OTA, but you need to have a Wifi connection. It’s much better to update you smartphone via OTA, and those who hasn’t even realize that there was update ready via KIES since December.
HTC posted a photo to company’s Facebook page, and it now seems that it’s a photo of rumored M7 flagship Android smartphone. You can’t see much from the image, but it’s believed that M7 has 4.7-inch display with 468PPI. It’s also believed that M7 has 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon CPU, 2GB of RAM 32GB of internal storage, and LTE and HSPA+ radios. The M7 also has 13MP camera on the back. There’s no official launch date set yet, but it’s believed that HTC will unveil the M7 flagship Android smartphone in Mobile World Congress on February.
As far as im concerned i’ve always been fan of white colored gadgets and for me white PS3 would be cherry on top of the cake. Now photos of white PlayStation 3 bundle surfaced. Sony is going to launch white PS3 bundle in the future, at least in Canada. Both Best Buy, and Future Shop, are listing a Crystal White Limited Edition Bundle that includes 500GB hard drive, a year-long PlayStation Plus subscription and a trio of games for $300 Canadian. Both stores list a January 27th in-stock date.
Facebook just announced “Graph Search,” a feature to search all of Facebook’s content for queries tailored for your profile. “Graph Search” feature is meant to answer very specific questions like “Who are my friends in Finland?”. Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg also told that this new feature is “totally privacy aware.” Facebook even dedicated 10 percent of it’s computer power to ensuring users privacy.
Check out new features list after the break.