Nvidia's Tegra 2 Successors Are Planning a Takeover

At last week's Citi Technology Conference, Nvidia showed off their roadmap for their Tegra line of smartphone chips. The takeaway: their "Wayne" and "Grey" chipsets could give them an in with most handset makers by 2013. » 9/12/11 6:51pm 9/12/11 6:51pm

Motorola Photon 4G Preview: It Is Big. It Is Good.

The Photon is a thick and heavy phone. It makes no qualms about this. On the other hand, it's a fast, bright, and powerful phone. The latter's worth it—pretty rare. » 7/29/11 10:33am 7/29/11 10:33am

The First Netflix-Certified Android Tablets

Lenovo's got three new slates today, and they're going for a scattershot. The IdeaPad K1 is the first Android tablet "certified for Netflix"; the ThinkPad offers a biz-oriented dock (also, Netflix); and the IdeaPad P1. Which, uh, runs Windows 7. » 7/20/11 12:01am 7/20/11 12:01am

Riptide GP Rips Android Gamers a Console Quality Racer

Shortly after I wrote up Hydro Thunder Go for the Windows Phone 7 as a gaming app of the day last month, the folks from developer Vector Unit contacted me to see if I had gotten a chance to try… [ Kotaku » 6/17/11 9:30am 6/17/11 9:30am]

Motorola Photon 4G: Sprint's Tegra 2-Powered, International Roaming…

Motorola's Photon 4G is the first Sprint phone equipped with the dual core, 1GHz Tegra 2 chipset and it's their first 4G phone to have international roaming capabilities. » 6/09/11 12:40pm 6/09/11 12:40pm

Toshiba's Got a Honeycomb Tablet of Their Own, With a Full-Sized USB…

The Toshiba Thrive is another Android Honeycomb-powered tablet coming this month. Like others in its class, it's a Tegra 2-powered tablet with a 10-inch, 1200x800 screen. » 6/02/11 5:49pm 6/02/11 5:49pm

Qualcomm Pits Snapdragon 2 Against Tegra 2 But Only Looks Foolish In…

A fairer test would involve comparing a chocolate bar with a granola bar, but Qualcomm doesn't care. Not when their video "shows" a second-gen single-core Snapdragon (in Verizon's Thunderbolt) speeding against a dual-core Tegra 2 (in AT&T's Motorola Atrix.) » 6/01/11 7:59am 6/01/11 7:59am

The Best Gadgets (So Far)

A new month is upon us! Warmth! Fresh air! Smiling children! Tax refunds! Flowers! And plenty of gadgets—tablets and smartphones and dongles, oh my!—crave. Here's our newest of the best of the Bestmodo. » 5/03/11 5:03pm 5/03/11 5:03pm

PlayStation Suite to Be Available On Tegra-Based Android Devices

Sony will be bringing their PlayStation Suite to Tegra-based Android devices in the future, and will even be certifying hardware manufacturers for support and to deliver a "PlayStation quality experience." Now you won't need a Sony Ericsson phone to enjoy PlayStation games. [AndroidAndMe via Engadget via BGR] » 3/11/11 9:05pm 3/11/11 9:05pm

What Is Nvidia's Tegra 2?

It's everywhere. CES, which hasn't even officially started yet, has already given birth to more Tegra 2 phones and tablets than I care to count. So, again, what's so special about this thing? » 1/05/11 2:10pm 1/05/11 2:10pm

LG's Tegra 2-Boasting Optimus 2X Phone On Sale Next Month in Europe

Europe will see LG's Optimus 2X next month, which will be the world's first cellphone with a Tegra 2 chip. It's rumored to cost £470 ($720), and will ship with Android 2.2. [TechRadar] » 12/23/10 7:20am 12/23/10 7:20am

LG's Star Has HDMI Port and Tegra 2 Chip, Plus Froyo (For Now)

Some more photos of LG's Tegra 2-powered Star phone have surfaced, showing an HDMI-out port, and Froyo Android. The leaker, over at AndroidForums, claims it's got a 480x800 resolution screen and forward-facing camera. [AndroidForums via Phandroid] » 11/30/10 5:50am 11/30/10 5:50am

Rumor: Motorola's Olympus is a Dual-Core Android Phone

LG's got a dual-core phone in the works, judging by the leaked photos from the other day, but according to AndroidAndMe's sources, Motorola's Olympus is set to run on a Tegra 2 platform too. There aren't any leaked photos of the device just yet, but it looks like it's headed AT&T's way. As ever, if you have any… » 11/19/10 8:15am 11/19/10 8:15am

Rumor: HTC's Android Tablet Powered By Tegra 2

According to sources who spoke to Digitimes, ASUS subsidiary Pegatron Technology has just received the go-ahead from HTC to build their Android tablet, which is said to be running on one of Nvidia's Tegra 2 chipsets, and will include a touchscreen with 1280 x 720 resolution, 2GB of RAM and 32GB SSD. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth… » 9/20/10 6:25am 9/20/10 6:25am

Tegra 2 To Be Used in LG's Optimus Range of Phones

Last spotted in tablets such as Toshiba's Folio, Nvidia's Tegra 2 has been signed up for work in upcoming LG smartphones. We can expect the dual-core CPU phones by the end of the year, starting with the Optimus range. » 9/07/10 2:56am 9/07/10 2:56am

Hands On With Stream TV's Surprising, Open Source-Friendly Tablet

If anyone unseats the iPad, the victor might be the one that doesn't try to beat Apple at its own game. We checked out Stream TV's eLocity Android tablet firsthand, and this plucky contender may put up a serious fight. » 8/31/10 10:00am 8/31/10 10:00am

Nvidia's Tegra 2 Obliterates The Competition In Speed Test

That Toshiba AC100 Android-powered netbook may not be the most desirable combination of hardware and software out there, but it already has one big plus point—it's Nvidia Tegra 2 chipset destroys anything else in terms of raw speed. » 8/30/10 6:40am 8/30/10 6:40am

ICD Gemini Comes with Loaded Feature List

There are people out there who are interested in a tablet computer, but refuse to buy the iPad on principle. Well, take a gander at ICD's Gemini, an 11.2-inch tablet that's got a damned impressive spec list. » 4/06/10 10:44am 4/06/10 10:44am

Notion Ink Adam Delayed by Tegra 2 Issues?

Those of us lusting after certain Android tablets—like the promising Notion Ink Adam—may have to wait longer than expected. According to a SlashGear tipster, they'll be delayed until fall due to "serious issues" with Nvidia's Tegra 250 chipset. » 4/01/10 10:33am 4/01/10 10:33am