Monthly Archives: February 2011

Apps: Kiddy Story eBooks from Vibal

Vibal Publishing is the leading publisher of books in the Philippines now goes digital. They are the first publisher in the Philippines to create and produce eBooks for Android. The first two ebooks are story books for kids namely YUMMY FLY PIE app and THE MAGICAL SHIRT/ANG MAHIWAGANG KAMISETA. So, if you have chikitings (kids), [...]

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Android activation – mapped geographically, chronologically in video

Back in December Andy Ruben – the man behind Android tweeted that 300,000 units are activated daily. Now Google showed us the statistics of Android activation in a stunning video presentation (no sound effects).  Android growth is unstoppable, as I watched the video I am bit shakey in excitement as to how this Green Robot [...]

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Android 3.0 Final SDK is released

Android Developers – released the full SDK for Android 3.0 Honeycomb for developers. Additionally, the SDK tools and ADT plugin have been updated to versions r10 and 10.0.0. Android 3.0 Final SDK Improvements and additions: UI Builder improvements in the ADT Plugin:New Palette with categories and rendering previews. (details) More accurate rendering of layouts to [...]

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Samsung is reported working on a Galaxy Tab 8.9

Yonhap News – Korean News Agency reported that Samsung is working on a new version of Galaxy Tab. The report states that it has 8.9 inch display. According to the report that Samsung is set to unveil this tablet this March 2011. If the rumor is true this Galaxy Tab 8.9 is a new addition [...]

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Huawei Idios U1850 for only Php6K – the cheapest Android today

In a recent statement Smart Communications Philippines announced that they will be launching the Huawei Idios U1850 for the price of Php 5000 – 6000 for prepaid and bundled free for Php 500/month for postpaid. This phone was launched by Huawei here in the Philippines last December and was anticipated that by January it will [...]

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NEC MEDIAS N-04C – Thinnest Android phone in the world

A new trend is emerging, Android phones are getting wider screen and getting thinner. Like LG Optimus Black, Xperia Arc and the thinnest Galaxy S II another player came to town. The NEC Medias is now considered to be the thinnest Android Smartphone at 7.7mm thick. NEC Medias N-04-C will launch later this week on [...]

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LePad – Lenovo Android Tablet – coming out this June 2011

Lenovo the fourth larget PC maker in the world will launch its first ever Android Tablet. The LePad is a 10.1 inch Slate commonly known as a Tablet and this was last seen at CES 2011 in Las Vegas. At its launch the LePad will be running Android 2.2 and 1.2Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor on [...]

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Blu-Ray on Android

With the power packed in various Android smarphones and tablets Blue-Ray video playback/streaming are now coming to Android devices. Your device must support 1080p playback at least 1Ghz processor or dual-core devices is recommended. Blu-Ray on Android – Requirements: Blu-ray disc, a wi-fi connected Blu-ray player, Android 1.6 or higher PocketBLU app – which can [...]

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Huawei Idios 7 – entry level tablet – prices and specs

Huawei Idios 7 may not be the latest Slate in town and not as powerful as Xoom or Galaxy Tab 10.1 but this Slate is a good alternative to those top of the line Tablets. As we know that Xoom will cost around $800 USD during its launch and Galaxy Tab 10.1 pricing is yet [...]

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Mobile Processor Benchmarks – OMAP, Tegra 2, A4s and others

It’s been a question for smartphone enthusiats for which is better and now AnandTech revieled it all. The mobile CPU benchmark subjects are the following dual-core powered devices TI OMAP 4430 powered LG Optimus 3D, Tegra 2 powered Optimus 2x, and Exynos 42 powered Samsung Galaxy S II and high end solo-core devices such as [...]

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