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Archos 97 Carbon tablet announced; 9.7-inch IPS display, ICS and more

Archos has been in the tablet game for a while now launching some decent budget friendly tablets. And the French consumer electronics maker today formally unveiled its new series of tablets tagged as Elements, which will apparently bring low cost tablets to the market. The company also announced the first device belonging to the Elements

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is Here… But When Can End Users Get It?

Over the years that I have been following Google’s trends of launching the Android OS versions, none has ever been as successful and anticipated as the recent release of the Jelly bean update. From the time that the G1 was launched, launches after that came with many changes and new developments such as on-screen keyboards,

Android 4.0.4 ROM now available for Samsung Galaxy S II

Custom Android firmware from Cyanogen Mod and other hacker groups are always welcome in the Android sphere. But rookie users are often hesitant to flash new ROMs on their Android devices, fearing they would brick their device accidentally. Well, with the barrage of Ice Cream Sandwich ROMs available out there, you would notice that there


Samsung officially announces Galaxy Chat With Android 4.0

A couple of days ago, a Samsung QWERTY smartphone was spotted in the wild, with a few good shots and some scanty info about its specs. Now we have an official confirmation coming from Samsung about the device’s launch. The smartphone will be known as the Galaxy Chat GT-B5330 and will feature a neat spec

What Does Nexus 7 Have That Kindle Fire Doesn’t – A Comparison

Google has really taken the tablet market by a storm by launching its newly made Nexus 7 with some enthralling features and taking the attack to the other tablet manufacturers, but especially to overcome its own product. It is true that Google launched its Nexus 7 to take over the market of [easyazon-link asin=”B0051VVOB2″ locale=”us”]Kindle Fire[/easyazon-link]


Ice Cream Sandwich adoption now at 10.9%

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich was revealed by Google at the I/O conference last year. The OS was formally brought to the forefront with the Galaxy Nexus in October. Needless to say, manufacturers like Sony, Samsung, Motorola, HTC and even LG made their roll out plans public, though a little late than expected. Android OEMs


VLC Player For Android – Now Available in Google Play

One of the most popular players of cross-platform multimedia content has finally reached Google’s platform for mobile devices and can be downloaded for free from Google’s app store, Google Play. Many users have waited a traditional player to run both the audio content in optimal conditions and video clips in various formats. Fortunately, VideoLAN did


Android Users to Get Jelly Bean on Saint Tib’s Eve

In order to remind me again why I’m not using the Android OS, a simple survey among companies producing smartphones and tablets revealed that there are no plans to upgrade the terminals produced by the most of them. If in Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich the update did not come to the most Android users


Nexus 7 Does Not Support USB Flash Sticks

Google Nexus 7 is a budget tablet welcomed with great enthusiasm by the Android community, appreciated for its very attractive features package, offered at reasonable prices. Aside from the good quality of the screen, the powerful processor, the latest operating system and the battery with satisfying autonomy, Nexus 7 suffers from rather annoying limitations imposed


Samsung’s ICS running QWERTY smartphone GT-B5330 leaks

We never have enough of new device leaks, especially if it’s coming from a top Android OEM. While most of us might think that Samsung has its hands tied with the Galaxy S III launch stateside, the company seems to be working on something for developing markets. QWERTY Android devices haven’t really caught up with


Mozilla to Offer Faster Version of Firefox for Android

After much criticism from users unhappy with the poor performance, improper rendering of web pages and mediocre management of processing resources, Mozilla took drastic measures and decided to completely rebuild the edition for Android devices of its web browser, Firefox. Application start-up time has been reduced, pages are now loading faster and the use of