MOBILE NEWS

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 [...]

January 10th, 2013, 3:50 PM

Samsung’s New Exynos 5 Octa to Target Tegra 4 & Snapdragon 800

Confirming several months of rumors, Samsung has announced their Exynos 5 Octa, an eight core powerhouse which may be the new top dog in the smartphone processor wars. After announcements from Qualcomm (Snapdragon 600 & 800) and NVIDIA (Tegra 4), it was only a matter of time until Samsung issued their own broadside in an [...]

January 7th, 2013, 9:48 PM

Qualcomm Launches the Next-Gen Snapdragon 600 & 800

With the surprise appearance of a CEO from a company that claimed to have moved on from the Consumer Electronics Show, Qualcomm launched the next generation of Snapdragon chips — the Snapdragon 600, and 800. With Qualcomm’s new flagship mobile chip, the Snapdragon 800, Qualcomm’s CEO, Paul Jacobs, says the new chip will offer a [...]

January 7th, 2013, 12:24 PM

Lenovo’s 11.6” ThinkPad Helix, the First “Rip and Flip” Mini Ultrabook

Lenovo’s unique “Rip and Flip” design allows the new ThinkPad Helix to become a tablet, slate, presentation station or notebook.  Netbooks have been pronounced dead for the better part of two years now but according to Lenovo, they’re still around and better than ever.  Dubbed a “Mini Ultrabook” the 11.6” ThinkPad Helix features a ground [...]

January 6th, 2013, 10:43 PM

Project Shield, NVIDIA’s Upcoming Handheld Game Console

Project Shield.  It sounds like something out of a Marvel comic but this is actually NVIDIA’s latest creation.  A handheld, mobile game console that is so much more. Tonight, before NVIDIA’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang stepped onto the CES stage to deliver his opening keynote, we were told there would be some surprises.  A new GeForce [...]

January 6th, 2013, 9:48 PM

NVIDIA Officially Launches Tegra 4

Calling it one of the “worst kept secrets” in the industry, NVIDIA CEO Jen Hsun Huang launched the Tegra 4 system on a chip at his company’s CES press conference Sunday night. Initially, NVIDA’s first and second generation Tegra chips failed to generate much in the way of manufacturer support, being utilized in only a [...]