We've been critical when it comes to Android Go-powered phones in the US, but Asus' new Zenfone Live L1 is set to change our mind. It's the first genuinely good experience I've had with the platform, and combined with a Snapdragon 425, 3,000mAh battery, and price-defying 5.5" 720p IPS display, I think it could be the best phone you can buy for $110. At least, it will be once Asus fixes a serious issue it has with randomly locking up, which the company promises with a future update. Read More
With the launch of Samsung’s Galaxy S just around the corner, Korea IT Times are reporting that Samsung plan to release the device at the same time in 110 countries around the world.
If reports of an Asian release date in June are accurate, this probably means that you’ll be able to get your hands on the Galaxy S in the next few weeks, regardless of whereabouts in the world you are.
This certainly comes as a surprise, following claims from Verizon’s CEO, Lowell McAdam, that Samsung can’t manufacturer enough AMOLED displays to support demand for the Droid Incredible.
Launching the Galaxy S, which uses the same AMOLED display, in 110 countries at the same time certainly goes some way to discrediting those claims, and is undoubtedly a publicity stunt to show that production of AMOLED displays is just fine. Read More
There’s no doubt that 2010 is the year of the tablet, with manufacturers promptly following suit after the release of the iPad. With Computex getting into full swing, there’s no shortage of tablets on the showroom floor, with many of them running Android.
One such tablet is the MSI WindPad 110, which, according to Engadget, is running Android 2.1. Sporting a 10-inch touch screen interface, the WindPad 110 has a glossy, black exterior and is powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 chip, as opposed to many tablets which are running Intel’s Atom processor.
In addition to the capacitive touchscreen, the WindPad 110 also comes with a USB port for peripheral access, and video-out capability, allowing you to view your photos and videos on the big screen. Read More