Here in the U.S., Android fans may already be taking the ability to rent flicks from the Android Market for granted. It’s a slick little system Google has in place that lets you watch from multiple devices over a set period of time.
Tablets are fantastic little devices, and you can certainly replace your notebook with one if you want to for light word processing and general computer work. The fact is that for most of us, the on-screen keyboard really sucks.
So what’s a Lapdock? It’s a dock that will work with Motorola’s “Webtop”-enabled smarpthones. This is the mode that Motorola smartphones go into when they are connected to a TV or a laptop dock. The phone turns into a mini Linux laptop with a full desktop browser and more features.
A couple of years ago the Indian government announced that they were working on a $10 (USD) laptop to help make technology and education accessible to their poor citizens. I didn’t take their plan seriously, but they sure did.
HP failed miserably with its TouchPad tablet making zero splash on the tablet market. The TouchPad quickly failed and the only thing that was good about the entire thing was that the fire sale that sold off the remaining TouchPad inventory saw people getting the tablets for under $100 – and those tablets are now being hacked to run Android.
I understand that some people want to watch TV while they are taking public transportation, but to me it makes no sense – especially with all the content freely accessible on the Internet. However, I guess that this is something that the Japanese really want and need.
I think that one of the coolest games you can get for Android smartphones is Cut the Rope. It’s right up there with Angry Birds for my kids and me. Om Nom is the main character in the game and not too long ago he went plush with toys to go with the game.
I recently changed from an iPhone over to an Android smartphone. I found pretty quickly that the short battery life that I got playing games isn’t only a problem with the iPhone; my Android smartphone has that problem as well.
With Apple slowly integrating touch-friendly icons and other functionality to their desktop operating system, I think it’s only a matter of time before we see touchscreen iMacs. But it looks like one man just beat them to it.
If the mobile phone or smartphone you have right now really sucks and you want a new device, AmazonWireless has a killer deal you need to check out. The smartphone is the Motorola Droid Bionic, which is one of the latest offerings from Motorola.
I have been using an iPhone since they first came out. I recently moved to an Android smartphone to see how the other half live. So far the thing that irritates me the most is that I didn’t think about all the gadgets that my iPhone was designed to work with that I have around the house.
Archos has been making media players for years and years. The company has recently been dabbling in the Android tablet market too, and has a couple cool looking devices that are coming soon. The tablets are the Archos G9 80 and G9 101.
If you are a gamer who has a Sony Android tablet, Xperia PLAY Smartphone, or plans to get the PS Vita when it lands this is some seriously fantastic news for you. Sony has announced that it has a new software developer’s kit (SDK) coming in November that will ensure any PS Certified device can get games developed using the software.
Ok, now that I’ve lured you into my web of curiosity with that headline, let me explain. What we have here is yet another unusual bastardized gadget from China – it’s a speaker that looks like the Android mascot – if it were a bee.
So, let’s say you want to find out when a band is playing a concert near you. You could check band websites constantly, do some Google searches, or you can relax and let Gigbeat (a new Android app) do the work for you.