Tag: CES2012

Missed Intel’s keynote at CES? Watch it here

Did you miss Intel's keynote at CES this year? If you did, don't worry because you can now watch the entire presentation right here. As you probably know by now, Intel is entering the mobile smartphone and tablet market with their new Atom Z2460 processor. They have partnered up with Motorola and Lenovo to bring ...

Android News Weekly – CES 2012 Edition

This year was our first time at CES. We had so much fun meeting new people and getting to play with the latest Android gadgets. The week has gone so fast so we decided to do a little recap of of all the cool Android-related things we saw at CES 2012, in case you missed anything. News I love technology! ...

I love technology! Samsung shows off its Transparent Smart Window at CES

Mobile viewing link I know that this isn't Android-related, but it's something I thought that you guys would enjoy. Take a look at Samsung's Transparent Smart Window. It is a window made out of Samsung's Transparent LCD..that's right, a transparent LCD! I didn't think that I was ever going to see this type of ...

Hands-on with the Motorola Droid 4 at CES 2012

We finally got some hands on time with the upcoming Motorola Droid 4. The new 4G LTE phone heading to Verizon Wireless was announced a couple of days ago, and although we don't have a firm release date or pricing information, the latest leaked data suggests that the phone will retail for $250 with a new 2-year ...

Hands-on with the Playbase Go tablet, a 7-inch kid-friendly Android tablet

Want a kid-friendly Android-powered tablet for your kids? Then you might want to take a look at Karuma's Playbase Go tablet. The Playbase Go tablet comes packed with many kid-friendly apps, such as the popular Zoodles app. The tablet features a 7-inch capacitive touch display, a 1.2GHz single-core processor, 8GB ...

Hands-on with the I’m Watch, the Android-powered smart watch

On our last day at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, we got a chance to visit the company behind the upcoming Android-powered watch, the I'm Watch. We first wrote about the I'm Watch back in June when the company announced what they were planning on releasing. The I'm Watch is an Android-powered ...

Hands-on with the Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX at CES 2012

Yesterday, Motorola announced the Droid RAZR MAXX, which is basically a Droid RAZR with a bigger battery. The DROID RAZR MAXX features the same specs as the original RAZR; you have you 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Android 2.3 Gingerbread, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, front and rear-facing cameras, and ...

Hands-on with Viewsonic’s $170 Viewpad E70 Android 4.0 tablet

We got a chance to check out the recently announced Viewsonic Viewpad E70, a budget Android tablet that will run Android 4.0 at launch. The tablet features a 7-inch display, single-core 1GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, front and rear cameras, and more. It is expected to hit store shelves ...

Take a look at Huawei’s high-end Ascend P1 smartphone

When you think of Huawei, you probably think of cheap, entry-level phones. After all, that is what they've been releasing here in the United States for a long time. Things are about to change though, because Huawei is looking to get into the high-end smartphone market with their Ascend P1 and Ascend P1 S. We ...

Here is our hands-on with the Huawei Ascend P1 S

We're back again, and this time we have spent some time with one of Huawei's latest Android smartphones, the Ascend P1 S. After examining the phone and comparing it with the Ascend P1, we found out that the only difference between the two is the thinness of the PS 1 which is 1mm less (7.69mm vs. 6.68mm). The ...

Check out the Polaroid SC1630, the world’s first Android-powered camera

We got a chance to take a look at Polaroid's Android-powered camera, the SC1630. It's actually the world's first HD camera that runs on Google's Android OS. The camera features a 3.2-inch display, Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, a 16-megapixel camera that is capable of recording video at 720P, GPS, and more. ...

Coby unveils a slew of affordable Ice Cream Sandwich powered tablets

While many of you may opt for the ASUS Transformer Prime for its quad-core processor and other high-end specs, there are folks out there who just want a basic and affordable tablet with simple features to do light web browsing and check emails. Electronic manufacturers such as Coby base all of their marketing ...

Quick look at the Sony Xperia S at CES 2012

A few days ago, Sony announced its first phone, the Xperia S. Today, we got a chance to play around with the phone at Sony's booth at CES 2012. The Xperia S is expected to be launched globally sometime during Q2 of this year. The phone runs on Android 2.3. Gingerbread and features a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, ...

CES 2012: Hands-on with the Sony Xperia Ion for AT&T

We started our third day at CES by going to the Sony booth to check out the Sony Xperia Ion which was announced three days ago right here in Vegas. It is is scheduled to launch in Q2 of this year and we weren't able to get any price information about it. The NFC-ready Sony Ion sports a 4.6-inch 720p display ...

Sony to sell NFC SmartTags that will work with all NFC Android phones

While at the Sony booth at CES today, we stumbled upon Sony's NFC SmartTags. The small NFC tags can be programmed to make your phone do a number of things when activated with the NFC chip on your phone. You can program the tags to do a number of things such as set your alarm, send a text message, turn on/off ...

Intel shows off its Atom Z2460 processor powering its Android reference phone

Yesterday, Intel announced that it was finally going to be entering the smartphone market with its Intel Atom Z2460 processor, which was formerly known as Medfield. In addition, they announced that they had partnered with both Motorola Mobility and Lenovo to deliver both smartphones and tablets starting in Q2 of ...

Hands-on: Motorola Defy Mini [Video]

Here is another Motorola phone that could probably never make to the U.S., the Motorola Defy Mini was announced at CES on day one and we finally got a chance to play with it. As its name states, the Defy Mini sport a "mini" 3.2-inch HVGA display made out of Corning's Gorilla glass. This entry level Android ...

Check out the recently announced Motorola Motoluxe

Last week, Motorola announced that it was launching two new phones for its Latin American, European, and Chinese markets, the Motorola Motoluxe and Motorola Defy Mini. We got a chance to play with both today (we'll bring you the hands-on video of the Motorola Defy Mini) in a bit. The Motorola Motoluxe is a ...

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