Archive for May, 2013

GALAXY S 4 now one of seven AWS-capable devices on Verizon

GALAXY S 4 now one of seven AWS-capable devices on Verizon

Though it was reported earlier this week that the Samsung GALAXY S 4 would be the first device on the market with the ability to work with Verizon's next-generation mobile data network via AWS, it's become apparent that this device is not alone. Straight from Verizon this afternoon comes word that there are actually seven devices already on the market with the ability to work with their AWS band when it's activated later this year.

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Samsung Galaxy Exhibit brings Galaxy S III Mini to T-Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Exhibit brings Galaxy S III Mini to T-Mobile

While the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit may look to be a brand new smartphone - complete with fancy blue accents - coming to T-Mobile this week, it's actually an ever-so-slightly modified version of the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini. This device takes what the Galaxy S III Mini (not the S 4 Mini, mind you), was as it was released internationally last year with Galaxy S III style and gives it a slight bump, bringing a bit more of the Samsung Galaxy Axiom 4G LTE to party with the pink carrier.

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VIZIO M-Series Razor LED Smart TVs line up to cover bulk of 2013

VIZIO M-Series Razor LED Smart TVs line up to cover bulk of 2013

This week VIZIO has shown that they're still very much in the business of making televisions with their M-Series Razor LED Smart TV line for 2013. These televisions come in sizes from 30 all the way up to 80 inches and feature technologies like Smart Dimming and VIZIO Internet Apps Plus for high quality picture both locally and via the web. These machines come with what VIZIO notes is an "ultra-thin bezel" for a "near-borderless" TV experience.

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NVIDIA SHIELD final hours recounted before Production Release

NVIDIA SHIELD final hours recounted before Production Release

Today the team behind NVIDIA's SHIELD device have spoken on the activities and preparations made for showing the device on "P-Relase" day. P-Release signifies the device is ready for production, and what the team has shared today is what went on behind the scenes right up until NVIDIA's most recent quarterly internal company meeting where CEO Jen-Hsun Huang showed off the very first SHIELD production unit. This device was first introduced back at CES 2013 earlier this year, and it'll be shipped to the first wave of pre-order users in June.

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DISH Hopper Social app brings Twitter chat and Facebook updates to HD DVR

DISH Hopper Social app brings Twitter chat and Facebook updates to HD DVR

Today an app has been released by DISH that will bring social networking to the Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR machine, integrating Twitter and Facebook into the mix. This app is what DISH calls the "first set-top box application capable of providing contextually-relevant social feeds." Of course this isn't the only way you can chat through Twitter or see your Facebook updates on your TV, but it certainly is a unique bit of integration.

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