MOBILE NEWS

March 14th, 2013, 4:53 PM

Samsung Announces the Galaxy S4

Samsung officially announced the Galaxy S4 Thursday at an event in New York’s Radio City Music Hall. According to Samsung, the phone will be launched in late-April rolled out across different countries and carriers over the quarter. Depending on the region, the phone will ship with a Samsung Exynos 5 or Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro [...]

February 25th, 2013, 12:07 AM

Samsung Galaxy 4 to be Announced March 14

Samsung confirmed today that it would be formally announcing the Galaxy S4 at an event in New York City on March 14. The Samsung Galaxy S3 was first announced last year at an event in London. The U.S launch of the Galaxy S4 was upon requests from U.S carriers. While Samsung has yet to announce [...]

February 24th, 2013, 11:30 PM

Tegra 4 is the Fastest Mobile Chip Out There

A day before the Mobile World Congress kicks off in Barcelona, new benchmarks of NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 System on a Chip have been released. When NVIDIA first introduced the Tegra 4 back at CES in January, the company’s CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang said it would be the fastest mobile processor on the market because of the [...]

February 22nd, 2013, 1:28 PM

Google Introduces $1,299 Chromebook Pixel

Google introduced a high-end Chromebook laptop on Thursday that sports an Intel Core i5 processor and a 13.3 inch 2560×1700 resolution display. Previous to the launch of the Chromebook Pixel, Google’s Chromebooks, produced with partnerships with OEMs like Samsung and Acer, have been low-powered and low-priced. With the Pixel, Google is attempting to attempt the [...]

February 19th, 2013, 9:48 AM

NVIDIA Releases Tegra 4i, a Tegra SoC with LTE

NVIDIA’s Project Grey finally saw the light of day today with the release of the Tegra 4i, a Tegra 4 System on a Chip with an integrated LTE modem. The Tegra 4i will include NVIDIA’s usual 4+1 arrangement of cores: an R4 Cortex-A9 CPU, a +1 low-wattage core, and an NVIDIA i500 LTE modem. NVIDIA says [...]

February 11th, 2013, 11:24 PM

Blackberry’s Creative Director Prefers her iPhone for Tweeting

“Started from the bottom now we’re here” may have been the anthem of Blackberry CEO Thorstein Heins after the successful Blackberry 10 launch last week, but when his creative director recites the same lyrics she does it from her iPhone. Blackberry Creative Director Alicia Keys tweeted the hook from Drake’s new diddy “Started from the [...]

January 30th, 2013, 8:15 AM

Updated: Blackberry 10 Officially Unveiled

The company formerly  known as Research in Motion launched the Blackberry 10 Wednesday morning, the device it hopes will revitalize the company and save its ailing brand. “We have definitely been on a journey of transformation, a journey to not only transform our business and our brand, but one which I truly believe will transform mobile [...]

January 30th, 2013, 7:42 AM

Quick Note: RIM is No More. Long Live BlackBerry

During today’s BB10 press conference, Canada-based Research in Motion announced their name is officially changing to “BlackBerry”. Moving RIM into the future is a titanic task and according to RIM’s CEO Thorsten Heins, the first step will be a complete reimaging of the company, starting with its name. Citing their new  “ One Brand, One [...]

January 28th, 2013, 12:55 PM

Blackberry 10 to Offer Music, Movies, and TV

Research in Motion announced today that it plans to offer an app and media store to rival iTunes with the release of Blackberry 10. “Music and video content is an integral part of a rich mobile experience. People want easy and convenient access to their favorite music, movies and TV shows wherever they are,” said [...]

January 11th, 2013, 12:32 AM

Samsung Expresses Doubts About Windows RT

Microsoft’s efforts to put its Windows ecosystem on ARM has hit another roadblock with a major OEM claiming it was planning on skipping the U.S market in its launch of Windows RT devices. According to CNET, Samsung won’t be launching its Qualcomm-powered Windows RT Ativ Tab in the United States and does currently not have [...]