We’ve been expecting a 7-inch Amazon tablet to hit this fall with a 10-inch version in the works as well. Being called simply the Amazon Kindle it will display content in color from a 7inch capacitive touch screen. What I found most disappointing about this news from the source article is that the new Kindle will not be the Android tablet your used to. It will be strictly more of a Kindle interface instead of just your normal Android OS. Siegler over at Techcrunch reports to have gotten his hands on one for about an hour. There are no pictures to share here, so we’ll just have to take his word for it. Hit the break for the full story.
Today Samsung unveiled their highly popular Galaxy S II device for three of the four major carriers. Their event in New York kicked off with a bang as AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint opened the curtain on what appears to be the biggest smartphone of the year thus far. And when we say big, we mean big. Aside from the AT&T version, which sports a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, all other devices are sporting a whopping 4.5-inch display. Check out the slides of the main points in the presentation for the US version of the Galaxy S II and note the new features added which the original Galaxy S II device doesn’t have. Don’t forget to let us know what you think in the comments below. Stay tuned for quick looks and hands on coming shortly. Read more
Times are sure changing as well as technology. We’ve gone from 3G to 4G, GSM to UMTS, Edge to 3G and then HSPA+, single-core to dual-core processors and the list just keeps going on. Well, with the next gen Galaxy Tablet in mind, Samsung is continuing the tradition of innovation by introducing their new line of memory modules. Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) is improving more and more on a daily basis. With this new module, Samsung has developed a 1GB DRAM module with a wide I/O interface capable of interacting with both tablets and smart phones, transmitting data at 12.8 GB/sec. That is music to our ears.
Here’s to the greatest words ever spoken, “faster is better”. Compared to the LPDDR2 DRAM chip set, this is an eightfold increase in bandwidth. Samsung has also trimmed power consumption by 87 percent while successfully doing this. This is extremely impressive and something to look forward to as new and innovative handsets and tablets join the market by Samsung. Samsung increased data transfer rates by using a new wide I/O DRAM which encompasses a 512 pin system, much larger than the 32 pin set used in previous chips. The folks over at Engadget have reported that Samsung hopes to provide 20nm-class 4GB wide I/O mobile DRAM by the year 2013. Here’s to hoping the technology reaches new mobile products much much sooner than that. As the technology begins to unfold more, we’ll definitely be reporting it back for you all, so don’t forget to check back in with Talk Android. What do you think? Is an attainable 12.8 GB/sec fast enough for you?
In the newest update to the Wall Street Journal’s “Digits” video column, Walt Mossberg, their Personal Technology Consultant, sums up his Best 3 and Worst 3 products that he reviewed in 2010. It’s no huge surprised, with the slew of Android products that launched this year, that we saw some land on his list. But which devices, and which side did they end up on? Let’s take a look at his entire list.
Earlier today, you got a chance to see a full unboxing of the Noisehush N650 Bluetooth Hands Free Solar Powered Car Kit. Now, you can get a closer, more in depth look, as we bring you a quick video review of the product. There’s a wee bit of censoring as far as personal phone numbers, but we hope you enjoy it.
All in all, I found this little device to be very cool and functional. If you want to pick one up for yourself, be sure to hit up wirelessground.com to check it out. Full video review after the break!
Hey, guys and gals! We here at TalkAndroid.com love a safe driver. That’s why we were really excited to get a chance to check out the new Noisehush N650 Bluetooth Hands Free Solar Powered Car Kit from wirelessground.com, and we think it’s a great little device! We’ve got the official TalkAndroid unboxing video after the break, so be sure to check it out and let us know what you think! A review will also be popping up today, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled!