Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements being easily seen. In the coming years, manufacturers such as Qualcomm may have to face the fact that there are other companies just as able...
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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There are many great Android handsets on the market today that are much cheaper than the flagships from the major players like Samsung and HTC. The OnePlus One and Nexus 5 are two great examples of high-end phones being offered at prices much cheaper than competitors. But there are phones in the mid-range that may offer even more bang for your buck. Let us know which smartphone deal you think has the best value.
TapDeck which has just entered beta, is a smart wallpaper app that allows you to change to a random wallpaper by simply double tapping your screen. After selecting images you like from a selection, your wallpapers will be chosen based on similar images from Flickr, Imgur, Reddit and Wikipedia. If you see one you like, simply swipe up and you will see information relevant to the image. After spending a day with this app it is clear that it is still...