Category Archives: Android

Nexus 7: Google’s 7″ tablet, available now from $199

Google just announced the brand new Nexus 7: an Android tablet which will face fierce competition from both Android-alikes and iOS-newcomers (iPad-mini?). Here are some features: powered by quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor (which integrates a 12-core GPU), 1 GB … Continue reading

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London 2012 Olympic Games: opening ceremony, media coverage and… plenty of smartphone and tablet apps!

London 2012! Opening ceremony will start today at 9PM (London time) at the Stratford Olympic stadium, well-known director Danny Boyle is in charge of directing the show. Friends at have just released a post including all official London 2012 … Continue reading

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Tiramisu Transit app helps Allegheny County transports, now gets more than $100k funding to expand country-wide.

How make this world a better place? Maybe using an app to track buses by leveraging crowdsourced info and GPS technology. Tiramisu was developed by researchers to improve users’ transit experiences and transit accessibility. Your data will help us improve … Continue reading

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Nielsen Report says 1 in 2 mobile users own a smartphone

One out of every two mobile subscribers owns a smartphone of some kind, and those smartphone owners average 41 apps per device, according to the latest report from Nielsen. If those numbers sound staggering to you, consider where the mobile … Continue reading

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ING-DiBa Bank features an unusual Basket challenge: high yields in user engagement with the ‘Free Throw’ tournament

German bank ING-DiBa Bank sponsors the Basketball league in Germany and wanted to connect their offering to a younger audience at Basketball events across the country… So they aimed to leverage smart phones to create an interactive experience anyone could … Continue reading

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Google’s sunglasses: Terminator look and Google’s augmented reality technology for the ultimate gadget

Google’s so-called “Terminator” glasses – they’re a pet project being developed at Google’s X laboratory, and will presumably place a computerized overlay on the real world. An exciting detail from the New York Times — the sunglasses will be ready … Continue reading

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Tablet wars: Blackberry PlayBook gets its priced slashed off 50%

RIM, Blackberry producer, has made the first move in 2012 in tablet wars. Its Blackberry PlayBook is now available for $299 – that’s 50% off its regular price – but you can find it right now at $249. The 16GB … Continue reading

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Rubik’s cube cracked by a Samsung Galaxy S II – in less than the fastest human

How much does it takes to you solve Rubik’s cube? I remember I solved it a few times but for sure not in the 5.66 seconds it took to set the previous Rubik’s solving record by an australian guy. Enter … Continue reading

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