Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on New vs. Old. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our food-for-thought or jump straight into the fray below! Smartphone purchases make for some of the sweetest times of the year for many of us. After all, we are hobbyists of Android and a new...
XDA TV On Location: Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Launch
Samsung, in an attempt to offer as many tablet choices as possible to consumers, kicked off the US launch of the Galaxy Tab 8.9 in New York city on Tuesday. Chad Hughes from XDA TV was on location to get some hands-on time with the new tablet, which packs a dual-core Tegra 2 1GHz CPU with 1GB of RAM, running on Android 3.2 Honeycomb with Samsung’s Touch UX interface. According to Samsung, the Galaxy Tab 8.9 is the thinnest tablet out there right now, at just over 8mm in diameter. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 is WiFi-only at this point, and will sell for $469 for the 16GB version or $569 for the 32GB version, available from stores like Best Buy. Click on for a quick video and some pictures of the new tablet, plus some additional shots of the Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0!
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Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Smartphone cameras have advanced so tremendously over the past few years that they have almost completely replaced point and shoot digital cameras for the most of us. Furthermore, since our smartphones are always with us, the majority of us end up taking tons of photos throughout the lifespan of our devices. But what happens to all the old photos you take? Do you store them on an external hard-drive or keep them backed up to an online cloud service like Flickr? Let us know what your favorite way of storing old photos is and why.