Is it a Google TV? Well, yes and no. Lenovo's just trotted out a spankin' new 55-inch flat panel at CES Unveiled and while it's got that special Mountain View magic within, it's of the Ice Cream Sandwich variety. That's right, the company's powered this set up with Android 4.0, slapped on its own skin and is prepping it for a Chinese launch later this spring.
As we saw yesterday via IDC's numbers , Android is on a lot of smartphones, and many of those phones travel with their owners to work everyday. Google wants to put them to good use, and as such it has announced the official launch of Android for Work, which we previously heard about last summer.
If you thought CES was dead, you’re wrong. It’s not the over-the-top extravaganza it once was, but there are still plenty of interesting things to be found. On day one, some heavy hitters brought their arsenal out, giving us something to think about for the rest of the week. TVs were a big deal (literally), while we also got a look at some new phones.
The Lenovo Vibe X2 Pro builds off its powerful predecessor, the Vibe X2. Running on Android 4.4 KitKat and a new 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon Octa Core 615 (1.5GHz) processor, the Vibe X2 Pro steps up its game from the previous model. This device weighs in at a mere 140g and measures in at 146.3 x 71 x 6.95mm.
But you didn’t see anyone lining up to buy a Samsung, or anything other than an iPhone, in those days.Things started to change with the first “Next Big Thing” spot. Just like Apple poked fun at Microsoft with its “I’m a Mac” campaign in the 2000s, Samsung’s goal was to tap into the same strategy — a little guy taking swings at the dominant player in the industry — and for a while it worked.
Apple may have got its indecently-skinny MacBook to market first, but Lenovo is counting on a one-two punch to give it the edge with its LaVie Z notebooks, freshly on sale. Announced back at CES 2015 in January, the pair of ultrabooks each pack a 13.
CES 2015 will probably be filled with hundreds to thousands of Android-powered devices. We've seen a number of products the past few days and we can expect a barrage of announcements every hour until the event is over. Joining the lot is this Avy smart speaker by Zettalya-- a new startup based in Westport, Connecticut.
At MWC, Lenovo has unveiled some new tablets for Android fans, and we think you’re going to like these. The Lenovo Tab 2 A10 and A8 offer quite a bit, but don’t ask a lot. With sub-$200 pricing, these aren’t flagship tablets. They definitely don’t disappoint, though. Lenovo is also good to provide large batteries in their tablets, so these two are both affordable and long lasting.
Gibson'sfitness-minded headphonesmay get most of the attention here at CES, but venture inside the company's tent, and you'll discover another line of cans. And these aremuchmore in line with what I'd expect from the guitar maker. In fact, the inspiration comes from the Les Paul:an iconic guitarthat debuted in the '50s and named for the musician who first endorsed it.
And, according to reporters present, the company distributedand attendees formed a long line to get it:It's a rocky road to get to the White House. A top spokesman for the national Republican Party attacked a 2016 candidate for offering supporters free ice cream on Tuesday. The Ben & Jerry's ice cream brand eventually got involved in the spat on Twitter. When Sen.
In case you haven't noticed, Lenovo is showing off an insane amount of stuff here at CES 2015.Tablets,smartphones, asmartwatch,laptops,more laptops. Now, rounding out the list, we're seeing the company's latest desktops. Of the three, there's only one you probably want to know about, and that's the B50, a 23.
At CES, Lenovo has brought with them another full product line meant to entice first time buyers and impress long-standing users. Their A-series tablets are aimed squarely at the first-time tablet owner who wants something affordable than can keep up. Their C-series all-in-one desktops fit any home or office, and are priced to suit any budget as well.
Despite a supposedlyweakPC market, Lenovo doesvery well, thank you. It's trying to sprinkle the same golden dust on to its latest acquisition, Motorola, and appears to be succeeding. Sales for the iconic brand areup 118 percentover last year to $1.9 billion (with more than 10 million units shipped).
We've talked about MultiROM few times already here. Anyone who fancies running versions of Android KitKat, Ice Cream Sandwich, and Jelly Bean all from the same device can now see that dream come true. Sony Xperia devices are the latest ones to enjoy MultiROM multi-boot goodness with the new MultiROM v30x mod.
Now that we’re in February, we’ve got new Android distribution numbers. Typically not exciting fare, Google is finally telling us how many Android Lollipop devices there are in the world. After being announced and released in the Fall of 2014, Google has kept a tight lid on distribution numbers for their latest operating system. According to Google’s very-official numbers, 1.
A couple of weeks ago, Google started offering Free App of the Week . The point of this promo is to get more people to download apps directly from the Google Play Store instead of going to Amazon Appstore or the Samsung Galaxy Store. Unfortunately, it's not easy to locate the free app offer on the Play Store so we'll just share it with you.
Tech-savvy users may have already come acrossTouchPalwhen trying different keyboards on Android andiOS 8(and maybe evenWindows 8), but it looks like a whole lot more people will be introduced to it soon.
Some say virtual driving is more fun than actual driving. But driving in mobile games can sometimes be stressful. If you think driving one car in a driving game is already difficult, wait until you need to drive all of the cars. That is the challenge in new mobile game Does Not Commute, as you traverse through a 1970s town with a temporal paradox where you take control of all vehicles.