Nvidia unveiled the SHIELD Tegra X1 TV Box! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of the Cyanogen's new corporate identity and partnership with Qualcomm and be sure to check out the article talking about Lollipop devices being no longer encrypted by default! That's not all that's covered in today's video! Jordan talks about the other videos released this week...
Forum Added for Nexus 7 and Nexus Q
With a fantastically low price point of $199 and $249, today Google unveiled the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean-powered Nexus 7 tablet. It’s made by Asus, and it contains a Tegra 3 quad core CPU, 1GB of RAM, a 7″ 1280×800 display, and your choice of 8GB or 16GB of storage. The Nexus 7 is up for pre-order today and it ships mid next month. Since we know a lot of you will have your eye this new tablet, we wanted to go ahead and add a new forum.
Also new is the Nexus Q, which Google defines as the first social-streaming media player. Essentially, it connects to a television and/or speakers and lets you remotely control Google Play content on your various multimedia devices. It’s available for pre-order now for $299 and will ship in mid-July. It runs Android and is thus going to be modifiable, so we added a forum for that too!
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According to engadget (citing TouchPal as well as an internal source), HTC aims to replace Swype with TouchPal as the default input method in upcoming devices, including the new HTC One M9. The official TouchPal Twitter account also tweeted the engadget article about this, further confirming the move. What prompted this move? The CEO of CooTek, the company behind TouchPal, says it's because of their better contextual prediction and language support. If you actually look at the supported languages, you'll...
Many people are under the impression that once Apple finally launches its smartwatch, the market for wearables will suddenly become mainstream and be taken to the next level. Taking an idea that already exists and making it incredibly successful isn't something new to Apple, but does the Apple Watch have what it takes? The wearable hasn't even shipped yet, but has already won multiple awards and has been featured on numerous fashion magazine covers. Do you think the Apple Watch will be a huge success? Let us know your thoughts.