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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Rumors have surfaced that Samsung will be releasing a pair of large screen Galaxy Mega smartphones. They are readying two different devices as part of a “Galaxy Mega” series. One will be a 5.8-inch screen and the other will be a 6.3-inch handset. The early details point to a mid-range Android Experience. Both devices are reported to run Android Jelly Bean with Samsung’s TouchWiz Nature interface.
The Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 is expected to feature a 5.8-inch qHD LCD display. It will also feature a 1.4GHz dual-core processor, an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2,600mAh battery. Rumors also suggest that it will have a thin, 10 mm chassis. The dimensions (164×83.8×9.7mm) suggest that it will only slightly larger than the Samsung Galaxy Note 2.