Untroubled by Nvidia and Ouya’s struggles with making their latest Android game console efforts relevant, Asus forges ahead with its own Shield rival/trend-setter wannabe, a controller supposedly dubbed Game Box. First spotted in an AnTuTu benchmark and subsequently blessed by the Bluetooth SIG with the necessary regulatory approvals to see daylight, the Asus Game Box
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The FunBox Android game console which was recently launched in China is now available for the international market (unofficially) from popular online retailer aliexpress. The device costs $159 which doesn’t include the shipping fee which varies for different countries. The FunBox is one of the most powerful Android gaming consoles to hit the market lately.
It’s no secret Barnes & Noble is in a similar financial pickle to BlackBerry when it comes to its hardware manufacturing division, as the Nook line of e-readers and tablets seems but a paltry rival for Amazon’s Kindles at the box-office. B&N has struggled greatly to clear Nook HD and Nook HD+ inventory in recent
NVIDIA is showcasing the features of the NVIDIA Tegra Note in a new teaser video in an attempt to fuel excitement for the tablet. The teaser video underscores the NVIDIA Tegra Note’s ultra-fast mobile processor, the quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4. This processor, according to the manufacturer’s claim, makes the slate the fastest 7-inch tablet in the
Asus seems to be leaning towards making high end tablets for individuals with extra-ordinary processing needs evidenced by the company’s recent launch of Memo Pad 8 and Memo Pad 10 tablets and the upcoming Android tablet in the Transformer family. Asus, it is now confirmed, is going to release a new tablet powered by NVIDIA’s high
It takes a lot of guts to schedule a smartphone unveiling just one day after Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Sony Xperia Z1’s formal intros and less than a week ahead of the iPhone 5C and 5S announcements, but then again Xiaomi looks like a gutsier than average OEM. After all, the Chinese have very
As passionate as we all are about all things Android and as much as we’d like to claim our favorite OS is closing the gap against Apple in the tablet arena, we have to admit Google is still a long way from winning that battle. But solid, budget-conscious slates such as the Nexus 7 are
Remember the enigmatic HP “Bodhi” device that we tracked down in a benchmark just 24 hours ago, but didn’t really know how to describe it and what to expect of it? I mean, it was clearly powered by Android and had a Tegra 4 CPU beneath the hood, but it could have been a tablet
Historically speaking, HP has always had a moody love-hate relationship with Android, but it appears that’s bound to change. The Slate 7 might not be the most popular tablet in the world and the SlateBook x2 looks like a niche device unable to ever break into the mainstream. And yet rumors of an Android-based smartphone
If you are shopping for an Android tablet from a popular and reputable manufacturer for cheap, you may be interested to know that Toshiba, a long-term computer market leader, has sneaked a range of tablets to the online market stores BestBuy and Amazon and the amazing thing is, they are the first tablets running NVIDIA’s
NVIDIA announced a new variant of its quad core Tegra 4 processor for mobile devices that supported LTE dubbed Tegra 4i. This new chip sports 4 cores that the company claimed could clock up to 2.3 GHz and also had an additional core dedicated to battery power conservation and an integrated NVIDIA i500 LTE Modem.
NVIDIA made massive waves during January 2013’s CES, when both the Tegra 4 platform and the uber-cool Project Shield gaming console were introduced to the world, but unfortunately ever since then the SoC and GPU maker has struggled to get back in the spotlight. There’s still no word on when could the Shield get a
There have been rumors from various tech news sources lately about the development of HP SlateBook 10 X2. It seems that after the release of the HP Slate 7 tablet, the brand is now focusing on its very own smartphone that runs on an Android OS. The speculations were fueled when a German website called
HP’s first tablet effort following a two-year hiatus might have not been welcomed with a lot of enthusiasm, but it seems the Palo Alto-based company has other aces up its sleeve besides the fairly modest Slate 7. A mysterious Slate 21 AIO has allegedly been benchmarked, running Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean and packing a Tegra