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Android Wear: Google Unveils Smartwatch Platform

Android Wear: Google Unveils Smartwatch Platform

By Chris Crum March 18, 2014

Google-based smartwatches have been rumored for quite some time, and today, the company finally revealed it its platform for such wearables: Android Wear. Android Wear is described as a project that extends Android to “wearables,” and they’re just starting with …

Google Announces New Chromebooks For The Holidays Google Announces New Chromebooks For The Holidays

The Chromebook has had a successful year thanks in part to how affordable Google’s notebooks are. It’s hard to argue against a $199 notebook that can do almost everything you would normally do on the Web. Now Google and its …

ASUS Unveils New Fonepad Tablets ASUS Unveils New Fonepad Tablets

The Nexus 7 has been a surprising hit. While Amazon still rules the Android side of the mini-tablet market, Google’s 7-inch tablet has sold millions of units worldwide. Now, the manufacturer of the Nexus 7 is competing with its own …

Asus to Release a Chromebook This Year [RUMOR] Asus to Release a Chromebook This Year [RUMOR]
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With notebook shipments falling along with the rest of the PC market, PC manufacturers are not looking to smaller PCs and tablets to shore up business. Chromebooks, which are generally small and inexpensive are one of the only segments of …

Asus Drops Support For Windows RT Asus Drops Support For Windows RT

Windows RT has not been all that successful since it first launched late last year alongside Windows 8. The new operating system was billed as a slimmed down version of Windows 8 for tablets that run on ARM-based chips and …

Asus Expects Tablet Shipment Boost From New Nexus 7 Asus Expects Tablet Shipment Boost From New Nexus 7

Details about the upcoming refresh of Google’s Nexus 7 are now being leaked at a fast pace. Photos of the device even surfaced earlier this week. The new Nexus 7 is expected to have a 1920×1200 resolution display, a 1.5GHz …

ASUS Unveils 7-Inch Tablet, New Padfone ASUS Unveils 7-Inch Tablet, New Padfone

Mobile World Congress is in full swing this week and it seems that the mini-tablet product category is set to be flooded in the coming months. ASUS today announced three new devices, a 7-inch tablet and a 5-inch phone that …

ASUS Unveils Cheap Android Tablet ASUS Unveils Cheap Android Tablet
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At this point, it seems that everybody wants a tablet. The only thing standing in the way is cost. Google changed the price game with its $200 Nexus 7, but the tablet’s manufacturer, ASUS, is going to go even lower …

ASUS Announces Hybrid Windows 8 PC/Android Tablet ASUS Announces Hybrid Windows 8 PC/Android Tablet

Along with its Google TV-playing cube-shaped “QUBE“, Asus today announced a hybrid all-in-one/tablet Windows 8 PC as part of its Consumer Electronics Show (CES) lineup. The device is called the Asus Transformer AiO, and the manufacturer is calling a “world …

CES 2013: ASUS Qube Is The Latest Google TV Device CES 2013: ASUS Qube Is The Latest Google TV Device

Before CES, Google announced that a number of new Google TV hardware devices would be hitting the show floor at CES. ASUS was the first up with QUBE, a Google TV set-top box that’s not trying very hard to hide …

$99 Tablet Might Not Make It To The U.S. $99 Tablet Might Not Make It To The U.S.
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A rumor emerged last week that said Acer was preparing a $99 Android tablet. That rumor is looking to be truth as more reports are coming in on the device, dubbed the Iconia B1, and one report says that the …

Tablets Top Holiday Buying Survey Tablets Top Holiday Buying Survey
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The results of a new Tech Bargains survey were released today, and they show that Apple may not be the big winner in the mini-tablet market this holiday season. The survey shows that 53% of consumers will spend more than …

iPad Market Share Falling, Samsung & Amazon Rising iPad Market Share Falling, Samsung & Amazon Rising
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New shipment data from IDC shows that Apple’s share of the overall tablet market has fallen to just over 50%. Meanwhile, Samsung, Amazon, and Asus have seen their shares of the tablet market explode. The entire market for tablets grew …

The Nexus 7 Is Doing Incredibly Well The Nexus 7 Is Doing Incredibly Well

The Nexus 7 was Google’s first attempt at the extremely competitive tablet market. Our own review found the device to be pretty fantastic and worth your money. It seems that many consumers felt the same way. SlashGear reports that ASUS …

Google Planning A 32GB Nexus 7 For The Holidays Google Planning A 32GB Nexus 7 For The Holidays
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The current Nexus 7 costs $199 and only comes with a paltry 8GB of storage. You can upgrade to 16GB for $50 more, but a 32GB Nexus 7 for the same price would be much nicer. It seems that Google …

ASUS Announces the PadFone 2 Tablet/Smartphone ASUS Announces the PadFone 2 Tablet/Smartphone
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ASUS has always been a bit experimental with its products. The company had a prototype dock-able tablet/laptop hybrid long before Windows 8 was announced. Today ASUS announced the PadFone 2, an Android tablet that has a slot to dock a …

Nokia Sues Google And Asus Over Wi-Fi Patent Nokia Sues Google And Asus Over Wi-Fi Patent
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The Galaxy Nexus is a super sleek Android phone that many people couldn’t wait to get a hold of. Then came Apple (again) suing Google and claiming that the Galaxy Nexus infringed upon their patents. All that bad news led …