Just when you thought the whole Chromebook thing was just a phase, Lenovo have come up with 2 new devices in the family, the N20 and the N20p. Both of the devices are 11.6inch devices with essentially the same specs with the exception that the N20p has a foldable screen akin to the popular Yoga line. Unfortunately, it doesn’t go all the way, rotating only 300 degrees.
There is no question that Google’s Android OS has come a long way since its inception. Some of the hottest devices on the market sport Android and in some markets they are most definitely the number 1 mobile OS. However the biggest problem is not the newer devices on the market, rather its the older ones lagging behind.
In case you were wondering how to waste large amounts of money on a console, Analogue has you covered. The company is producing the Nt, which contains the exact same CPU as that found in the original Nintendo Entertainment System. A large portion of the US$499 (RM1623.25) comes from the shell of the console: which is built from a single slab of aluminium.
We all know that specs aren’t everything when we talk about modern technology but with the wealth of options available these days, it doesn’t hurt to have a first line of defence when choosing your next smartphone. Versus is a tool that compares the tech specs of devices with another device of the same category. On top of that you’ll get crowdsourced reasons for either of the devices you are comparing. Versus allows you to compare Phones, Cameras, Tablets and even Universities and cities if you so desire.
Again, raw specs aren’t everything, but with a tool like versus, it helps you make inroads to your final decision.
There was considerable backlash against Oculus after it was acquired by Facebook. Questions about why a social network would need a virtual reality headset maker were abound. However, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe told an audience at TechCrunch Disrupt about a possibility for the pairing; building a massively multiplayer experience for one billion simultaneous users.
For the impulse shopper in everyone, Amazon’s latest feature allows you to add items to your cart from the safety of your twitter timeline. After connecting your twitter account to Amazon, you can reply to any tweet containing an Amazon link with the hashtag #AmazonCart in the US or #AmazonBasket in the UK and it automatically inserts the item into your shopping cart.
If you are prone to tweetjacks, don’t worry none of the actual purchasing can be done via twitter so you’re safe from accidentally paying for a lifetime supply of pencil lead or something along those lines.
(Source: The Verge)
According to their Facebook Page, U Mobile has set 6th and 7th May to be a service maintenance period whereby customers will NOT be able to do the following:
- Pay your bills
- Top-up Prepaid
- Check your balance
- Purchase subscriptions
So if you’re running low on credit you’re out of luck until the 8th May. Join the conversation at the U Mobile Facebook page here!
Over the past four weeks, Apple and Samsung were back in court for yet another patent infringement saga. 2012′s proceedings was one of the most keenly-watched trials involving two tech giants, and ended with the jury ruling in Apple’s favour, ordering Samsung to pay close to $1 billion in damages. The second trial, involving a different set of patents and devices, saw Apple suing Samsung for $2.191 billion and Samsung counter-suing for $6.2 million. The jury has reached a preliminary verdict over the weekend, and interestingly enough, both Samsung and Apple were found guilty on different charges.
Ladies and gentlemen, this is why you don’t carelessly use unreleased products out in the open. You never know if there’s any nearby tech enthusiasts with sharp eyes that manage to spot the device that you are using, snap few photos, and share
Then again, HTC is not exactly good in keeping secrets these days anyway. So, here it is: HTC One Mini 2 in its prototype form, as it was being used by a tester in public transportation.
NESO Labs CEO Andreas Kurtz has revealed that email attachments within the iOS 7 MobileMail.app are not protected by Apple’s data protection mechanisms. Which is the exact opposite of what Apple claims for its iOS data protection as noted in the support page which clearly states “this provides an additional layer of protection for your email messages attachments, and third-party applications.”
The HTC One Mini was one of the better devices from HTC Last year, the smaller form factor was a hit for people who didn’t want such a huge phone. It was a shame that the timing wasn’t optimal and the promotion wasn’t as large either. Leaked images from what is being called the HTC One Mini 2 have surfaced and it looks exactly like a smaller version of the M8 with the exception of one thing; There is no depth sensing camera.
While it will most likely have an ultrapixel camera, this may open up avenues to price it a lot more competitively, letting it be a more popular device than its predecessor.The HTC One Mini is rumoured to have a 4.5Inch 720p screen, microSD card slot and quad-core Snapdragon 400 CPU. As with all rumours and leaks, it is still up in the air until an official announcement, but evleaks does have a good track record. What do you think? HTC One Mini 2 a phone to get?
A teardown of the Google Glass wearable revealed that it costs just $80 to build. The futuristic wearable device, which contains plenty of hardware akin to a smartphone, retails for $1500 for developers only but was recently made available for everyone to purchase as a one-day promotion.