Nvidia’s LTE Enabled Shield tablet has had an update pushed out to it, beginning yesterday. While the details for some of what the update addresses are vague, there is a specific one that it also addresses, in that it patches the bug known as Stagefright.
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Yesterday Apple held their event where they announced a few new products like the iPad Pro tablet, which is big and expensive, as well as Apple TV. Well hot off the heels of Apple debuting their new TV platform, Amazon apparently has a 4K version of Amazon Fire TV that looks to be arriving any day now. Let the set-top box wars begins!
Razer’s currently existing series of audio devices/headsets called Kraken now have some new headsets added to the line. This time, however, the new headsets are geared towards use with mobile devices, mainly for mobile gamers. Anyone needing an in-line mic and plenty of stereo sound can use these though.
Nvidia, makers of Android tablets, set top box, portable gaming rig, and a complimentary Bluetooth controller, have pushed out a couple of firmware update today. First on the list is some patching up of the NVIDIA Shield (the handheld model), with the release of Software Upgrade 106.
You may remember last week when it was reported that Google’s modular Android phone called Project Ara was being ‘recalculated’ and that there was a possible change in plans coming to the project. The Project Ara Twitter account, where all of this was originally announced, also stated that we can expect more updates to arrive this week. Those updates have begun and the first one is that the release of Project Ara is being delayed till sometime in 2016.
After a somewhat long period of silence Google’s Project Ara Twitter account sprang to life yesterday with a few tweets updating everyone with what is going on with the project. As it turns out, the news wasn’t the best we could have had, but it wasn’t the worst either.
Today Razer has announced that their purchase of the Android micro-console maker Ouya is complete. The ‘all-cash’ purchase of the Ouya company also marks the end of the console, with Razer having no plans to manufacture future iterations of Ouya or Ouya-related hardware. In other words, Ouya will be turning off the lights soon for good.
Orion will include 1080p video decoding and encoding at 30 frames/second, support for 3 active displays, HDMI and GPS on chip. Orion is set to replace the processor codenamed Hummingbird in Galaxy S devices like the Vibrant, Captivate, Epic 4G and Fascinate. It will be sold to OEMs and be offered to select customers in the first half of 2011.
Qualcomm – creator of the snapdragon platform announces the next generation of their processors which include the newest mobile GPU, known as the Adreno 205 to compete with the Galaxy S devices. In the last year or so the processors in smartphones have become an important part of marketing the newest breed of ‘superphones’.