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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
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]
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?
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.