First Thoughts: HTC One S Mini Review

This post was originally posted on Nibletz HTC sent us their latest device for T-Mobile (announcement is coming shortly from NYC) the One S. This device is part of “the new HTC” a return to form by the Taiwanese company after a devastating 4Q 2011. After an onslaught of very similar models across the “high-end” of

HTC Rezound Unboxing and Quick Look

Camera: The camera on this device is impressive. It has rather impressive low-light capabilities. I had a chance to take some test shots last night and will take some more this evening. I also decided to take a very quick video for the 1080p video recording.

Breaking: Motorola Mobility Wins Injunction Against Apple In Germany

FOSS Patents is reporting that they have received what looks to be an authentic ruling from the German courts awarding Motorola Mobility an injunction against Apple in Germany.  He adds this statement in response to the leak: Should the document that I received be a hoax, it would be an incredibly sophisticated one. It’s hard

Motorola and Verizon announces the Droid RAZR

Motorola and Verizon have officially announced the newest 4G LTE device the Droid RAZR. [nggallery id=2] With a 4.3″ SAMOLED qHD display, dual core 1.2 GHz processor with 1GB RAM on board.Compatible with Webdock, offering USB and HDMI ouput. The body of the phone is laser cut Kevlar while the screen is Gorilla Glass and

From New York City – Motorola and Verizon announce ….?

We are here at the Verizon event for what is likely the RAZR or Droid HD.  We will bring you the details as the event unfolds.   Sanjay Jha is on stage – speaking about workouts – MotoActv – Music centric exercise device [nggallery id=1] A lightweight personal fitness device which focuses on mixing both your

Breaking: Move over Prime – the Nexus is coming

  IS NOT THE   There once was a rumor called Prime, we thought she was a Nexus but she had Wiz all over. The Nexus was still lost, and all we had was a Galaxy.   You want an *accurate* poem there you go…

Boeing 787 Dreamliner – Android only

Boeing has announced that all of it’s new aircraft, the Boeing 787 ‘Dreamliner’ aircraft will come outfitted with an Android powered entertainment system.  This system is both touch and non touch based. The bulk of the system will be run on servers running Android as well as the screens mentioned above.  These screens will be available

Special: Thoughts on the decade – 9/11

This is not tech related – but rather a special post, regarding September 11th.   It is my wish, that a decade later, we can release ourselves from the fear. Get our freedoms back. That we can take back our travel from pointless “security measures” with invasive scans and molestation by our government in the name

Finally, An Audio Docking Station For Android

Philips Fidelio Docking Stations Today at IFA 2011 Philips announced the first (nearly universal) audio docks for Android devices.  If you have ever taken a trip into a big box retailer, an online retailer, or gone to an electronics trade show you have seen the vast expanse of  iPRODUCTS.  This product designed to work with

Samsung’s Trio Of Galaxy S II’s – The Breakdown

Yesterday we attended the launch event for the Samsung Galaxy S II – the follow up to the incredibly successful Galaxy line of Android devices. You probably remember last year the Galaxy S devices were announced together in New York, on June 30. Each of the four major networks had their own with T-Mobile launching

Updated Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE announced

Samsung is going to be releasing an 8.9″ Galaxy Tab with LTE on board.  Weighing in at 455g and only 8.6 mm thick the Galaxy Tab 8.9 will be an easy travel companion.  This is yet another Honeycomb tablet with the TouchWiz UI.    Power comes from a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor with a 1280×600

Future Tech: Harvesting energy through your footwear

A pair of mechanical engineers from University of Wisconsin in Madison have designed a system to harvest some of the energy that is lost while we walk.    Ashley Taylor and Tom Krupenkin, authors of “Reverse electrowetting as a new approach to high-power energy harvesting” published here on August 23, 2011;  have founded InStep NanoPower in

Elixir – the complete system info app gets update

Elixir is one of my favorite apps. As a device reviewer I find it invaluable to be able to drill down into the guts of a device, seeing system information, built-in sensors, and even the processes that are running behind the scenes. Elixir gives me the tools to do that.  Below you will see some

iOS 5 For Japan Will Have Earthquake Warning System Widget

Apple, in response to the massive earthquake in Japan earlier this year, is including access to Japan’s earthquake early-warning system.  With the flick of a switch users can have their iOS devices poll the system (a near-constant connection) to alert them if an impending earthquake is due. The setting will be found at the bottom