March 9, 2012

Amazon Looking To Release Kindle Fire Sequel and 10-inch Version Later This Year [Rumor]


  According to Digitimes, sources from within the supply chain are reporting that Amazon is moving away from their original plans to release an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire, instead moving straight to a follow up, 7-inch Kindle Fire sequel. It wasn’t mentioned exactly what kind of enhancements we could expect in the next model but I’d be willing to wager a camera would make it to the Fire this time around. Sources also mentioned the larger 10-inch model (codenamed “Hollywood”), is … [Read more...]

Rumor: Asus to manufacture 7-inch, $200 Nexus tablet


It's not the first time we've heard whispers about the supposed Google Nexus tablet. Recently, we heard that Google is cooking up a 7-Inch tablet that'll run ICS and will be a proud member of the Nexus team. Rumors are pointing to a device that'll rival Amazon's Kindle Fire. Now word is on the street that Asus will be the one to manufacturer the first pure Android Nexus tablet. Asus has been impressive in the last few months, especially at MWC with an impressive line of products. It … [Read more...]

Rumor: Google’s Nexus tablet is in the works, and it will be manufactured by ASUS


  We have been hearing about a possible Nexus Tablet for quite some time, but the rumors have been getting much more promising lately. The last bit came last January, when supply sources attested to the fact that Google was in the plans of releasing a 7-inch, Android 4.0 “Nexus” tablet for $ 200. Today, Android and Me is reporting the same rumor, coming from its own sources. But this time, there is a bit more to be noted. According to said sources, the tablet will be … [Read more...]

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S III not coming next month, after all


  As it usually goes, rumors for the Samsung Galaxy S III have been coming and going. The latest was reported yesterday, when ZDNet cited its sources to say that the Galaxy S III would be released in April, after a March announcement. But today, Korean website MT is citing a Samsung Official, assuring us that this is not happening. The source goes on to mention that the company hasn’t yet decided when this highly anticipated device is coming. But it is surely not coming during the … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy S III To Launch In April?


  Another day, another Android rumor. This time, ZDNet Korea is reporting that the Samsung Galaxy S III, after being unveiled sometime this month, will be launching in April — as in, of this year — in an attempt to gain a foothold against the iPhone 5′s release. These sources come from Samsung’s marketing and advertising agency, Cheil Worldwide, who is planning for a marketing blitz in the UK to coincide with this year’s summer Olympics, in London, England. We’ll have to wait … [Read more...]

Rumor: HTC Jewel to crown Sprint’s LTE network?


There were some fantastic announcements this week at MWC, there's no denying. Those keeping track may have noticed a curious silence on the Sprint end of things however, particularly from the HTC camp. Maybe there's a reason for that... PocketNow has received a bit of rumoring from a trusted informant of theirs, and it appears that the Now Network will be receiving its share of HTC One goodness in the form of a device code-named the HTC Jewel. According to the informant, the Jewel will be a … [Read more...]

Sprint Has Plans To Introduce HTC One X Variant – EVO HD LTE Coming Soon? [Rumor]


  It’s time for your daily dose of Android gossip and if you’re a Sprint customer, you’re going to want to listen up. With the recent release of the insanely powered HD handsets toting LTE and top of the line specs, many Sprint customers have been feeling like they’ve been left in the dust. Well, seems the boys at PocketNow are hearing some murmurings of a new device — codenamed HTC Jewel — headed our way. Apparently, it will be along the lines of HTC’s all new One X … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy S III Full Specs “Revealed” – Quad-Core, 1080p Display and Ceramic Body [Rumor]


  Okay, you know to be more than a little wary whenever you read “BGR exclusive,” but given I’m such a gossip/rumor whore, I’ll go ahead and throw it out there, and if you think it stinks, you can throw it right back. Seems the Samsung Galaxy S III specs have all but been leaked, spilling out like rainbow vomit onto the floor of the interwebs. Of course nothings been confirmed but apparently Samsung is planning for a simultaneous global launch of the SGSIII and here’s what we … [Read more...]

Samsung’s Got A “Bezel-less” Phone With Your Name On It – Galaxy B Coming To MWC? [Rumor]


  I’ve seen it talked about a few times in our comments section and while the general feeling surrounding bezels is that the smaller the better, we still haven’t seen a smartphone — or tablet for that matter — with a near “bezeless” display. Well, it looks like that could soon be changing with Samsung rumored to be ushering-in the era of non-existent bezels with their rumored Galaxy B smartphone. Samsung has long been one of the Android OEM’s to feature a great … [Read more...]

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Could Launch As Early As This Summer


  While some of you are still waiting around (possibly indefinitely) for Ice Cream Sandwich to land on your Android device, “inside sources” are reporting that Google could be ramping up development of the next version of Android 5.0 Jelly Bean, with a release sometime during the 2nd quarter of this year. According to Digitimes, Google is looking to beat Microsoft’s tablet friendly Windows 8 out of the gate, with Jelly Bean bringing a renewed focus on the tablet … [Read more...]

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