Thursday, January 6, 2011

Tech News Flash: Android Honeycomb and other CES tech

Android 3.0 Honeycomb video demo: Google's CES demo for the next generation of Android is out.

[AndroidPolice via Gizmodo]

BlackBerry PlayBook coming to Sprint with 4G: RIM has said that the BlackBerry PlayBook is coming to US network Sprint with 4G support. BGR also got to test this tablet hands-on.
[Boy Genius Report]

Touchscreen Wi-Fi universal remote by Sony at CES: The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has a lot in store for us for the next few days. Sony is demoing a new platform called HomeShare with some wireless speakers and iPod docks. There is a touchscreen console (pictured above) that will control them all. The new Sony TVs with Wi-Fi can also be controlled via the remote.

AT&T will get 4G now: Ralph de la Vega, CEO of AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets has said at CES that their network will get at least 20 phones that will utilize 4G speeds on their network.

nVidia launching new GPU series for laptops: nVidia GeForce 500 series will be included in laptops from numerous brands. This series is built for gaming and power-saving graphics. Some of them will also support 3D Vision.

'Windows 8' will also support ARM: Windows 7, unlike Windows Phone 7, doesn't support ARM chips. It runs on x86 and x64 chips from AMD and Intel. But the next version of Windows (Windows 8 is not yet an official name) will support ARM chips too.

Zynga acquires Flock browser: Flock, the social browser initially based on Mozilla, and now Chromium has been acquired by social gaming giant Zynga (creator of FarmVille and CityVille).
[Flock Blog via Download Squad]