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.
the first earnings release since HPHe cut his teeth in the PC business at Acer, spending 11 years there before leaving to work a few jobs in his home country of Australia. He soon left again, for Singapore and China, rejoining the PC business again for Lenovo.At Lenovo, he mastered the supply chain skills it takes to profitably build PCs with their razor thin margins.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) drew widespread attention on Twitter Monday afternoon when he made a mysterious proclamation about a Dairy Queen franchise in Iowa. Grassley's tweet instantly led to many jokes including some suggesting he was discussing doing something inappropriate at Dairy Queen.
From smartphones to tablets to wearables, Google is set to invade even the cars with an Android-powered OS. It’s not purely and not exactly a new Android Auto version but Honda has just introduced a new Tegra-based Android Infortainment System for its vehicles.
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.
It's been a good week for Apple collectors. First two prototype iPhones show up on auction sites, and now a working Apple I motherboard and a vintage flag from the company's European headquarters are up on auction.
British auction house Bonhams will put the board and the flag on the block as part of its "History of Science" auction, scheduled for October 22.
This morning the folks at Microsoft Garage have released the newest version of Next Lock Screen. This is arguably the first time the lock screen has truly lived up to its promise - bringing you everything you need in terms of notifications - to your lockscreen with great ease.
Whenever Apple announces an upcoming event, one of favorite pastimes of tech bloggers is to " Zapruder " the invitation -- in other words, analyze the heck out of the design and wording of the invitation. This often means that we read things into the invitation that never happen, but sometimes we just happen to make some lucky guesses that match reality.
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.
Google is expected to release the latest version of its mobile operating system sometime this month, and the company just published a fun video teasing the new name. Google traditionally names its products after sweet treats — KitKat, Jelly Bean, Ice Cream Sandwich, Honeycomb, Gingerbread, etc.
Lenovo has a slew of product announcements today, all around its bendable Yoga line. Two (or three, depending on how you count it) of these, happily, are powered by our favorite omnipresent and multi-functional Android OS.
Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro notebook is thin, it's transformable, and it would appear to be Microsoft's newest favored son as it does battle with the MacBook Air in Microsoft's newest TV ad spot. This device is thinner than the MacBook Air.
Smartphones have come a long way since their inception;though the idea of a portable device with internet connectivity and calling features has been around since the 1980s, it was not well received until 2006, with Blackberry’s new devices such as the Curve and Pearl.
I am the proud father of three, 3, 9, and 12. I recently upgraded from the Samsung Galaxy S3 to the Sony Xperia Z. Having so many kids warranted a change of pace. Let me tell you, it is mind blowing. I love Android, I love tech and I love my family. Not in that order though.
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.