Google ends Android Silver but Nexus continues
Sep18

Google ends Android Silver but Nexus continues

For much of the first half of this year we were hearing constant rumors that the Nexus line of Google made hardware devices would be killed off. Instead Google would introduce Android Silver early in 2015, the company’s new product line that would concentrate on premium products with high end design and top shelf specs. However, if seems that Nexus will be the name carrying Google’s hardware vision forward after-all as Mountain View...

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New FCC Google tablet is not a Nexus 7
Sep08

New FCC Google tablet is not a Nexus 7

For the last two years Google has worked with Taiwanese company ASUS to deliver the Nexus 7, an affordable small form factor tablet that has bags of quality too. However, it now looks like the Nexus 7 is no more, and any confusion that a new Google slate passing through the FCC should be put to rest now. The tablet in question was not an FCC filing for a Nexus device at all, and is instead the Google Project Tango slate. The device...

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab Active ruggedizes the tablet
Sep04

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab Active ruggedizes the tablet

I thought Samsung’s mobile work was done at IFA, at least in terms of product launches. Watching the Korean electronics giant rolling out bendy TVs and even the odd washing machine this morning, I was shocked to see the company launch a new tablet, the “Ruggedized” Galaxy Tab Active. As the name rather suggests, this is a take it anywhere and do anything with it version of a Samsung slate. It features a hardened and rubberized casing...

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Sony at IFA: Xperia Z3 range, SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk
Sep03

Sony at IFA: Xperia Z3 range, SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk

Sony held a big event at IFA in Berlin today and the company was the busiest of the day, launching a slew of products that crossed most areas of the mobile world. Take a look below at what Sony launched during the day. SmartBand Talk Sony started with the SmartBand Talk, the company’s new fitness band that has a built in microphone and speaker. That means the SmartBand Talk can make and take calls, although we are interested to see...

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ASUS launches MEMO Pad 7
Sep03

ASUS launches MEMO Pad 7

The ZenWatch wearable was not the only mobile product the ASUS had to show off at the IFA trade event in Berlin today. The Taiwanese company also revealed its new tablet, the MEMO Pad 7, a small form factor slate that is arguably the most smartphone like in terms of design there has ever been. ASUS says it was inspired by clutch purses that women carry around, and that’s why the MEMO Pad 7 is compact, long, and thin. However, I can’t...

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