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Hands On: Steam App for Android, iOS Closed Beta

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2123 days, 21 hours, 56 minutes ago
Friday, January 27, 2012 9:52:24 AM GMT
Before you get too excited, let's just clarify that the release of a Steam app on iOS and Android doesn't mean that Steam-based gaming is on the way. Instead, this offering is similar to the Xbox LIVE apps for Windows Phone and iOS which allows users to connect with friends and more. (more)
category: iphone | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.tomsguide.com
tags: android, Digital Entertainment, gabe-newell|valve, iOS, iphone, smart phones, Smartphones, Steam, valve-software
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Windows Phone Overtaking iOS By 2015, Claims Report

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2128 days, 21 hours, 48 minutes ago
Sunday, January 22, 2012 10:00:15 AM GMT
Market researchers at IHS report that Windows Phone will overtake Apple's iOs by 2015 by a slight margin, falling into second place behind Google's Android platform. In 2011, Windows Phone only controlled 1.9-percent of the market, but by 2015, the firm predicts it will maintain a hearty 16.7-percent, just a half percent above Apple. Android will have claimed 58.1-percent of the market by then. (more)
category: technology | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.tomsguide.com
tags: android, ihs, iOS, lumia 900, microsoft, smart phones, Smartphones, Windows Phone, wireless carriers
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ION Audio's iCade Shows Off New iPad Arcade Accessories

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2133 days, 22 hours, 28 minutes ago
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 9:19:45 AM GMT
The iCade is already well-known and acclaimed for delivering a solid, notalgic experience directly to a user's iPad by turning it into a miniature arcade experience. At CES, they unveiled 3 new models that promise to make the fun cheaper, and more mobile. Just so long as you're willing to put up with a few bugs. (more)
category: iphone | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.tomsguide.com
tags: apple, ces 2012, CES Las Vegas, icade, ion audio, Ipad, iphone, smart phones, Smartphones
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CES 2012: Smartphones round-up

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2136 days, 10 hours, 29 minutes ago
Saturday, January 14, 2012 9:19:15 PM GMT
The Superbowl of smartphones? Why, that would be Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month. But that didn't stop the mobile industry's heavy hitters from giving us a taste of the year in wireless to come at CES. With Windows Phones finally getting LTE, Intel's Medfield CPU making its handset debut, Sony synergizing under its mega brand umbrella and fringe manufacturers wowing attendees with stock Ice Cream Sandwich and super-thin profiles, it appears phone aficionados have plenty to anticipate. (more)
category: technology | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.engadget.com
tags: Lumia900, mango, mobilepostcross, nokia, Nokia Lumia, NokiaLumia, P1, P1 S, P1S, Padfone, smartphone, Smartphones, sony, Titan II, TitanIi, Windows Phone, WindowsPhone, wp7.5, xperia, Xperia Ion, Xperia S, XperiaIon, XperiaS
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iPhone 4S launch in China draws large crowds, unnecessary violence and SWAT teams (video)

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2137 days, 21 hours, 11 minutes ago
Friday, January 13, 2012 10:37:01 AM GMT
No Apple product launch is complete without long lines, frustration and utter exhaustion. Unfortunately, the arrival of the iPhone 4S has escalated this reality to a new level in China. We're now reading reports of fights breaking out between competing gangs of scalpers in the country, each hoping to get their hands on large quantities of Cupertino's latest smartphone. (more)
category: iphone | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.engadget.com
tags: apple, China, iOS, iphone, iphone 4s, Iphone4s, launch day, mob, mobilepostcross, police, riot, scalpers, smartphone, Smartphones, video
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Droid Bionic teaser page goes live at Verizon Wireless, really just wants your email

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2298 days, 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
Saturday, August 06, 2011 6:38:24 AM GMT
Been waiting long enough for the Droid Bionic? Same here, as you can imagine. Although we're looking to September 8th as the official launch date of the LTE-equipped wunderphone, Verizon's teaser page just went live, reminding us of the phone's impending arrival. Will we find 1GB of RAM and a 1GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4430 under the hood, or did the company figure out how play nicely with the Tegra 2? Verizon's happy to take your email address and let you know the juicy details in due time, although we're c... (more)
category: technology | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.engadget.com
tags: smartphone, Smartphones, teaser, teasers, verizon, verizon wireless, VerizonWireless, vzw
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iPhone price cuts hitting Radio Shack, Target tomorrow?

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2302 days, 23 hours, 54 minutes ago
Monday, August 01, 2011 7:53:59 AM GMT
Let the speculation begin! It may not be a sign of an iPhone refresh, but we've received multiple tips today about an imminent price drop for Apple's flagship smartphone. According to a pair of trusty tipsters, Radio Shack is prepping to cut the cost of AT&T's 16GB iPhone 4 to $169.99, with a two-year contract, from $199.99. (more)
category: iphone | clicked: 1 | comment | | source: www.engadget.com
tags: iphone 4, Iphone3, Iphone3gs, Iphone4, leak, leaked, Phone, phones, price, price cut, price cuts, price reduction, PriceCut, PriceCuts, price-drop, PriceDrop, PriceReduction, radio shack, RadioShack, reduction, smartphone, Smartphones, verizon
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HTC Tells Apple to Compete and Stop Complaining

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2317 days, 20 hours, 34 minutes ago
Sunday, July 17, 2011 11:14:20 AM GMT
Apple has launched a new complaint against HTC, one of the company's competitors that makes a wide range of different smartphones. (more)
category: technology | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.tomsguide.com
tags: apple, htc, Smartphones, technology
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NVIDIA's quad-core Kal-El used to demo next-gen mobile graphics, blow minds (video)

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2365 days, 22 hours, 14 minutes ago
Monday, May 30, 2011 9:34:04 AM GMT
You might think yourself too grown-up to be wowed by shiny, glittery things, but we doubt many will be able to watch NVIDIA's new Glow Ball tech demo without a smidgen of childlike glee. Built to run on the company's quad-core Kal-El processor, it shows us the first example of true dynamic lighting on mobile devices and also throws in some impressive physics calculations like fully modeled cloth motion (more)
category: technology | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.engadget.com
tags: mobile graphics, MobileGraphics, nvidia, nvidia tegra, NvidiaTegra, physics, pre-production, quad core, quadcore, Smartphones, system-on-chip, tablets, tegra, Tegra 3, tegra zone, Tegra3, TegraZone, video
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Verizon rolling out LTE coverage in 21 additional markets on June 16th, wins 4G blackjack

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2372 days, 24 minutes ago
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 7:24:01 AM GMT
This could be just the news your lonely little Thunderbolt has been waiting for. Verizon today announced the addition of 21 new markets to its LTE coverage, starting June 16th. The list includes some biggish spots, like Boise, ID, Milwaukee / Madison, WI, Salt Lake City, UT, and Hartford, CT -- Northern California will be getting a major coverage boost, as well, with the existing Bay Area coverage being expanded to Marin and Solano counties. (more)
category: technology | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.engadget.com
tags: 4G, boise, coverage, lte, lte 4g, Lte4g, madison, marin, sacramento, salt lake city, SaltLakeCity, san francisco, SanFrancisco, Smartphones, thunderbird, verizon, verizon lte, VerizonLte
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Layar Player lets AR loose on iPhone apps

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2485 days, 22 hours, 20 minutes ago
Sunday, January 30, 2011 9:27:53 AM GMT
Layar's been the go-to platform for augmented reality on Android since 2009, bringing you the useful, the creepy, and the just plain weird -- and now it's unleashing the beast on iOS, again (it's already available as a dedicated app). (more)
category: industry | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.engadget.com
tags: Layer Trade, layers, LayerTrade, smartphone, Smartphones, Snowboard hero, SnowboardHero, VerbeterdeBuurt
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Some DROID 2 Users Experiencing Signal Issue

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2651 days, 23 hours, 35 minutes ago
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 8:12:27 AM GMT
When Apple launched the iPhone 4, a number of customers complained that when they held the phone a certain way, their reception was greatly diminished. In a press conference held a few weeks after the phone's launch, Jobs demonstrated that the problem could be reproduced on a number of other smartphones. This was a problem that was present in any phone with an internal antenna, he said. If you cover the portion of the phone with the antenna, you're going to get the same result. Though the makers of the... (more)
category: technology | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.tomsguide.com
tags: android, droid 2, froyo, google, motorola, Smartphones, verizon
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Google Brings Voice Actions to Android Phones

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2654 days, 22 hours, 55 minutes ago
Saturday, August 14, 2010 8:52:32 AM GMT
Google today announced voice actions for Android. An add on for the existing Voice Search application, the update lets you control other aspects of phone using your voice. Whether you're sending texts, listening to music making phone calls or navigating to your favourite restaurant, you no longer have to worry about that pesky touchscreen. (more)
category: technology | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.tomsguide.com
tags: 3GSM, android, google, mobile os, search, Smartphones, Voice Actions
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VIDEO: Dell Thunder Prototype Fondled, Flipped

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2656 days, 13 minutes ago
Friday, August 13, 2010 7:34:33 AM GMT
The Dell Thunder smartphone made its first appearance back in April, revealing a sleek, sexy look, Android 2.1 with a heavily customized Dell "Stage" user interface overlay, a 4.1-inch WVGA OLED screen, and the promise of Hulu compatibility. Leaked documents also claimed that the device would feature an 8MP camera, on-device image editing, 7.2 Mbps HSPDA compatibility, and more. (more)
category: technology | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.tomsguide.com
tags: android, dell, google, smartphone, Smartphones, software, Thunder
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VIDEO: Flash Ported to iPhone 4

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2657 days, 23 hours, 52 minutes ago
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 7:56:10 AM GMT
Frash is already available for people rocking jailbroken iPads and now iPhone 4 users can get in on the Flash 10.1 action. Frash comes courtesy of Comex and is described by Redmond Pie as basically a port of Flash for Android running on iPad using a compatibility layer. (more)
category: technology | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.tomsguide.com
tags: adobe, adobe flash, android, apple, flash, Ipad, iphone 4, Smartphones, software
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Verizon FINALLY Confirms DROID 2, R2-D2 Droid

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2657 days, 23 hours, 59 minutes ago
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 7:48:50 AM GMT
If you've been reading Tom's Guide over the last month or so, you probably know all about the DROID 2. In fact, so much information about the device is available, you might be surprised to hear that neither Verizon nor Motorola had actually confirmed the device. Until today, that is. (more)
category: technology | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.tomsguide.com
tags: android, droid 2, google, motorola, r2-d2, Smartphones, verizon
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Google Maps on Android Gets Some Upgrade

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2663 days, 22 hours, 38 minutes ago
Thursday, August 05, 2010 9:10:14 AM GMT
Google Maps has enjoyed a push on the Android platform as of late, with the sixth update over an equal number of months. Updating Maps to version 4.4 gives the service a dedicated child app that adds a "Places" icon to the app launcher. It searches for places around you, filtered by establishment type, with the ability to add custom filters. (more)
category: technology | clicked: 1 | comment | | source: www.tomsguide.com
tags: android, Droid, froyo, googlemaps, Smartphones, software
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Image: mobile-OS-share-recent-2010

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2664 days, 22 hours, 36 minutes ago
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 9:11:51 AM GMT
iPhonemania may have gotten a jump start over the weekend with the device's launch in an additional 17 countries, but Apple was this week dealt big blows in its battle against Google's Android OS. (more)
category: technology | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.tomsguide.com
tags: 3GSM, android, apple, blackberry, google, iphone, nokia, RIM, Smartphones, symbian
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Verizon Nuked Froyo's Hotspot, Built-In Tethering

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2664 days, 22 hours, 46 minutes ago
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 9:01:38 AM GMT
Monday brought reports that Verizon began rolling out Android 2.2 (Froyo) to the Motorola DROID this week, and that the update would be completed by Friday at the least. While we have yet to see the update hit our phones, one report indicates that Verizon has removed two of Froyo's most anticipated highlights: built-in Internet Tethering and Mobile HotSpot. (more)
category: technology | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.tomsguide.com
tags: android, Droid, firmware, froyo, motorola, Smartphones, software, verizon
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Apple Investigates iOS 4 Bogging Down iPhone 3G

posted by Pedro CubiasPedro Cubias 2666 days, 22 hours, 58 minutes ago
Monday, August 02, 2010 8:50:21 AM GMT
If you have an iPhone 3G and you've installed iOS 4, you've probably noticed that your phone is now slower than molasses in winter. Some users who have upgraded to the new iOS 4 have forced a downgrade back to iOS 3.1.3, while others may be thinking that this is the end of the line for their two-year-old device. (more)
category: iphone | clicked: 0 | comment | | source: www.tomsguide.com
tags: 3g, 3GSM, apple, firmware, Ios4, Ipad, iphone, Smartphones, update
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