Author Archives: Paul Fang


QUALCOMM’S 7X30 performs fantastically with Android, due this year

QUALCOMM’S 7X30 performs fantastically with Android, due this year

Qualcomm’s 7X30 Snapdragon processor truly gives a fantastic multimedia performance in a demo at this year's Mobile World Congress.   Clips of some visually-stunning games and 3D acceleration after the break.

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Next-gen iPhone may be equipped with camera-based swipe controls

Next-gen iPhone may be equipped with camera-based swipe controls

As Apple’s expected to launch its next-gen handset this summer, we’ll be seeing a higher volume of iPhone-based intelligence in the upcoming months.  Patently Apple has revealed a patent application outlining a system that would potentially utilize the iPhone’s camera for touch-free gesture control.

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Nexus One arriving to Vodafone UK in April

Nexus One arriving to Vodafone UK in April

The Telegraph has reported that the Nexus One will be launching in the UK with Vodafone, on sale through Google.com/phone only, as the company had announced earlier.  The British news site hasn't named actual sources but says that those close to both companies have confirmed an April launch.

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Palm’s webOS 1.4 surfaces with video recording [Video]

Palm’s webOS 1.4 surfaces with video recording [Video]

We heard several days ago that Palm’s webOS 1.4 was rumored to be arriving the 25th; it’s not here yet, but screenshots have already surfaced online of what’ll come with the update, including video recording ability, and an improved call log.

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Joojoo shipping date to be delayed until March 25th

Joojoo shipping date to be delayed until March 25th

We had high hopes for the coming availability of the JooJoo tablet when we heard that the Fusion Garage was planning on shipping out at the end of this month, but we’ve just been told that due to a “manufacturing issue” shipping will be unfortunately delayed until March 25th.  PR note after the break.

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Statistics reveal that Android owners are predominantly male

Statistics reveal that Android owners are predominantly male

When it comes to the Android platform, statistics reveal that over seventy percent (73% to be exact) of users are male, whereas on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and webOS platforms, there is much less of a skew towards either side.  The findings come from analytics firm Admob’s January report, which also includes several other studies like the ages of smartphone owners, and interest in the forthcoming iPad.

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Caught on film, either HTC Supersonic or Incredible? [Video]

Caught on film, either HTC Supersonic or Incredible? [Video]

This leaked video via Youtube has everyone clearly perplexed as to what exactly the video is of, but we’ve narrowed it down to either the never-before-seen Supersonic, or the similarly outfitted Incredible, both high-power smartphones from HTC.

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Sprint verifies tomorrow’s webOS 1.4 update for Pre and Pixi

Sprint verifies tomorrow’s webOS 1.4 update for Pre and Pixi

Sprint’s outed the official webOS 1.4 update for the Pre and Pixi, according to a Sprint forum admin’s post.  Users will be alerted for update over-the-air, and we’ve included a list of what the well expected update will bring after the break.

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Leak in 2-million gallon shark tank in world’s largest mall in Dubai [Video]

Leak in 2-million gallon shark tank in world’s largest mall in Dubai [Video]

Shopping for a pair of Seven jeans or JCrew jacket turns into a nightmare for shoppers at the Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping center, when the glass of its massive 2.66-million gallon aquarium cracked, leading to an outpour of water onto customers.  The Dubai aquarium was designed to hold more than 33,000 animals and 85 species, including more than 400 sharks and stingrays, according to Dubai's Khaleej Times.  Video of the leak caught after break.

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PlanetSolar reveals world’s largest solar-powered ship

PlanetSolar reveals world’s largest solar-powered ship

Solar-powered cars can step aside; PlanetSolar has unveiled the largest solar-powered boat in the world, and its owners have planned for it to set sail for its maiden voyage around the world in early 2011.

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HTC Incredible glimpsed in Verizon’s inventory system, coming March?

HTC Incredible glimpsed in Verizon’s inventory system, coming March?

Earlier this month we caught a look of the incredibly red HTC Incredible, ostensibly heading to Verizon’s network as its first HTC handset with Android 2.1 onboard.  The Incredible has now been revealed to be in Verizon’s inventory system, and corroborates some of the earlier specs that were leaked.

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Flash 10.1 may not kill Android battery life [Video]

Flash 10.1 may not kill Android battery life [Video]

Adobe Flash evangelist Mark Doherty has revealed some stats and a video that Flash 10.1 may not have such a huge power consumption effect on the Nexus One.

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