The biggest takeaway from BlackBerry's Orlando media event this afternoon wasn't the BlackBerry Q5, which takes BlackBerry 10 platform to the masses; rather the company's announcement of taking BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) to them, by announcing free Android and iOS apps.
According to market analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the next-generation Google Nexus 7 tablet could be revealed at the upcoming Google I/O conference. The analyst also tipped at the possible Nexus 7 specifications. With five days to go, check out possible specifications.
Toshiba has announced the launch of WT310 tablet. The company designed the tablet exclusively for business users, which comes with a wide range of features. The WT310 tablet is running Windows 8 operating system and will be available from the second quarter of 2013.
It has been a while since we last heard about NVIDIA Tegra 4 and its Project Shield. The main reason to that is the Qualcomm, and its newest SoCs. A portable device equipped with Tegra 4 SoC has appeared in AnTuTu benchmark and got an outstanding score.
Viber is a well-known instant messaging VoIP application for smartphones and tablets. To compete with Skype, the company has decided to introduce a new desktop app for Mac and Windows PCs. The new app lets you make free video calls along with several other features.
HTC doesn't share Acer's pessimism with Windows RT, with the company is working on 7-inch and 12-inch tablets based on the ARM-wrestling software. Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 quad-core SoC could be a front-runner for the chip that drives these devices.
By the end of April, Nokia sent out invites for a media event held in London. There is a long list of possible devices that Nokia plans to launch, from Lumia 928, to the company's first phablet. Thanks to new rumours, we have potential specs for the 6-inch phablet.
Plenty of devices are getting latest Android upgrades as the new version is on its way. Despite all the rumours about Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie, it seems that it won't be announced at this Google I/O conference. However, we could see a new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
Earlier this week, Samsung launched the Galaxy Tab 3, an alternative to Nexus 7. The 7-inch tablet is a successor to the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, which was released in April 2012. Along with thinner bezel, new model also proved to be much faster than its predecessor.
Acer's perfect alternative to the iPad mini, which bears more in common with its 9.7-inch ancestor, the Iconia A1, was officially launched. It features most elements borrowed from the two iPad flavors, and mates them with the latest Android 4.2 software.