HP officially pulls the plug on all webOS devices
Aug18

HP officially pulls the plug on all webOS devices

Well, this didn’t take long. HP has just confirmed that they will be discontinuing the TouchPad and all webOS phones. This will certainly affect the release of the white 64GB TouchPad we talked about earlier today. Furthermore, this brings credence to the reports Best Buy asking for a refund for HP TouchPads still sitting on the giant retailer shelves. HP released this quote: HP reported that it plans to announce that it will...

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Best Buy will carry white Droid Incredible 2 on August 21
Aug18

Best Buy will carry white Droid Incredible 2 on August 21

When it comes to smartphones white has quickly become the flavor of the month. Not too long ago, we reported that a white Samsung Galaxy S II was headed to Vodafone UK, and now we can officially add the Droid Incredible 2 to that same list. This device will sell as a Best Buy exclusive, and will run on Verizon’s network, according to a press release from Best Buy. In this new pastier version of the Inc 2, you’ll find a 4 inch...

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White HP TouchPad 64GB now available in France with dual-core 1.5GHz
Aug18

White HP TouchPad 64GB now available in France with dual-core 1.5GHz

Coming fresh off some embarrassing rumors about Best Buy seeking a refund on its original TouchPad, HP has just released a new and improved model in the country of France. The new pad has been seen on the company’s French site, sporting 64GB of storage, a dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8060, a painted white back cover, and a €599 ($864) price tag. According to Pre Central, HP has informed them that this new version of...

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Lenovo LePad A1-07 makes its debut in China
Aug18

Lenovo LePad A1-07 makes its debut in China

It appears that the Lenovo LePad A1-07 has finally made its debut in China earlier this week. Looking beyond the bizarre photograph of the slate shown submerged in some sand, you’ll find a tablet with a pretty sleek design. The LePad, struts a 7-inch 1024 x 600 display with a microSD slot. Other tab features include: 1GHz TI OMAP3622 processor 512MB of RAM and 16GB of storage Front and back-facing cameras As you can see features...

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T-Mobile USA announces launch date for the BlackBerry Bold 9900
Aug17

T-Mobile USA announces launch date for the BlackBerry Bold 9900

Today, T-Mobile announced the first 4G BlackBerry smartphone to run on its network called the BlackBerry Bold 9900. The new Bold is the thinnest BlackBerry smartphone ever, and according to T-Mobile is the first to offer an adequate high-performance keyboard and touch display. The new Bold houses some pretty impressive features: Thin body frame at only 10.5mm 1.2 GHz processor BlackBerry 7 OS New browser with improved HTML5...

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CyanogenMod founder lands new gig over at Samsung Mobile
Aug16

CyanogenMod founder lands new gig over at Samsung Mobile

While the tech world was set ablaze from the news that Google plans to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, another important but less publicized business relationship was uncovered last night. Steve Kondik, better known in the Android hacker community as Cyanogen, was hired as a software engineer at Samsung Mobile. Word spread once Kondik revealed on his Facebook page that he has started working for Samsung. CyanogenMod is on...

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TouchWiz on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 review: An unobtrusive update to Honeycomb
Aug16

TouchWiz on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 review: An unobtrusive update to Honeycomb

When news dropped of Samsung bringing its custom interface to Honeycomb, I rolled my eyes in disgust. Then with the snap of a finger, Samsung TouchWiz UX interface running on prototype units of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1, were announced at CTIA 2011. For the record, I am not a big fan of TouchWiz or any custom UI, for that matter; I feel that Honeycomb, like any other vanilla Android OS, is good as is. Visually, the TouchWiz...

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