Monthly Archive:: June 2013

Android vs. iOS Game Myths

Gregg Tavares has written an extensive summary of Chris Pruett’s talk, “Fact and Fiction: Lessons From Wind-Up Knight and Rise Of The Blobs”. Chris started Robot Invader to make mobile games, and in the process of making their last two titles they amassed a wealth of experience and data which challenges many of the myths […]

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Recon Jet

Recon Instruments first brought us the Mod Live wearable computer for snow sport lovers. For the gadget freaks who must have every Android based device under the sun, they bring us the Recon Jet, a wearable computer in the shape of a pair of sports sunglasses. Recon currently has a special price of $499 for […]

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Tegra 4 versus RK3188

Androydz has made a few comparisons between various SoCs that are commonly used in Android mini PC and tablets. From the many comparisons, the Rockchip RK3188 quad core SoC seems to hold an advantage over most of the other SoCs. However, some of the SoCs that the RK3188 was compared against like the Nvidia Tegra […]

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Androidly Puts a Smartphone on Your Wrist

Smart Watches seems to be the rage currently. Most of the smart watches are designed to communicate wireless with your smartphone and function as a second screen for your phone. However, with the Androidly smart watch, you can get rid of your smartphone completely. The Androidly smart watch is in fact a fully functional Android […]

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Shanda’s Bambook Smart Watch Leaked

A couple of days ago, we posted about the Geak Watch. Today, we bring you news about yet another smart watch from a Chinese company. The image below is purportedly of the new Bambook Smart Watch from electronics manufacturer, Shanda. While the image is obviously just a rendering, the design does look good in my […]

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Android Based Geak Watch Comes Packed With Features

There have been many announcements on smart watches. Crowd sourcing sites are filled with numerous smart watch projects. Perhaps there is anticipation that the next big smart device will be the smart watch.  In fact, for many months, Apple has been rumored to be announcing their own smart watch. We all know it wouldn’t be […]

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Pebble Watch First Impressions

I signed up for the Pebble Watch Kickstarter in April 2012 and the product was scheduled for delivery in September 2012. Due to unforeseen manufacturing problems, the final product didn’t make it into the hands of the initial backers until January 2013.  I got mine in April 2013 and I have been using mine for […]

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Ubuntu on RK3188 Devices

Rockchip RK3188 device owners who are also Linux fans can rejoice. You can now run Ubuntu on RK3188 devices like the Tronsmart T428, Rikomagic MK802 IV and QC802. However, you may need to tone down the enthusiasm a bit since this is still at a very early stage. A lot of hardware features are still […]

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GamePop – Unlimited Android Gaming at $6.99 a month

If you are an Android gaming fan, you most probably would have heard of Ouya, GameStick and probably even NVIDIA Shield. If you are a fan of this *ahem* great blog, you would probably be aware of the Madcatz M.O.J.O as well. Now you can add GamePop to the list. GamePop is a new Android […]

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Tronsmart T428 Finless ROM 1.5 Available Now

Bob over at FreakTab Forum seems to be churning out Finless ROMs at a faster rate than I can post it. I missed this when it was originally posted by if you don’t know it yet, you can now download and install the Tronsmart T428 Finless ROM 1.5 if you are a Tronsmart T428 owner. […]

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