Rumors of the new Google Nexus 7 have been flying for awhile now. They have picked up more recently and it seems they have been for a reason. An anonymous tipster sent to Engadget states that the tablet could arrive in stores as early as July 20th. Some think that the tablet won’t arrive until the 24th since Google is holding a press event on that date.
(An alleged image of the tablet)
Samsung continued the trend of releasing smaller versions of their flagship phones by confirming the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini today. The Galaxy S3 Mini has done very well in the sales department so that gave the motivation to the company to do the same with the S4. The Galaxy S4 comes with a 5-inch screen which some users still find too large for their liking. The S4 Mini comes with a 4.3-inch screen.
Geeksphone will start selling 2 smartphones that are for developers wanting to build apps for Firefix OS. They are a Spanish company. They will be selling the Keon starting at 110 Euros ($143) and the Peak at 179 Euros ($234). These are cheaper than most smartphones but that is what the company is trying to advertise. They are hoping that users are fine with cheaper hardware to make the phone more affordable in developing countries. They are hoping that consumers will purchase the devices based on the appeal of the browser.
Although Google Glasses will not supposedly be released until early 2014, Google has released the specs for them. The glasses will have 2 adjustable nose pads. It will also come with extra nose pads in two different sizes. They will have a high resolution that is equal to a 25 inch high definition screen from 8 feet away.
Glass will feature a 5 megapixel camera that is capable of taking and viewing videos up to 720p. It will have the Bone Conduction Transducer for its audio capabilities. It will be compatible with any Bluetooth-capable phone. It will also feature MyGlass. MyGlass will enable SMS messaging and GPS location services. The MyGlass app requires Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) pr higher.
Handset Detection pulled together some data to figure out the top 10 Android devices in the United States as of February 2013. There is quite the diversity between smartphones and tablets. There were a few surprises as well as a few that you can expect to be on the list. Here is the list:
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Several Apple analysts are predicting that the company could offer the new iPhone in at least two and possibly three screen sizes. The rumors are also suggesting that the new phones will have an early summer release date. With the growing demand for larger screens and the fact that Apple does not have a large screen device could drive the company to come out with new, larger products. The Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One are some of the latest marquee devices to have larger screens. The new iPhone will come with the usual upgrades including a faster processor, improved camera, and a new iOS version.
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