The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 release date could be quickly approaching as the first picture of the tablet surfaced on the internet today.
The new device looks almost identical to the 7-inch version that was unveiled by Samsung earlier this year. The 8.0 version still has not been confirmed by Samsung, however, it is expected to launch sometime in the near future and will compete directly with Apple's iPad Mini.
The Galaxy Tab 8.0 is rumored to feature a WXGA screen that will have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Other specifications expected to show up on the Slate include a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.2.2, JellyBean, a 5-megapixel front camera, a 1.3 megapixel rear camera, 16GB internal memory, and a 4450 mAh battery. more >>
The Samsung Galaxy S4 accessories started rolling out consistently shortly before the smartphone launched at the beginning of this month.
One of the most highly anticipated of them was the NFC compatible TecTiles 2. The company offered a similar accessory for the Galaxy S3 with the original TecTiles and this new version is expected to enhance the Galaxy S4 experience.
These programmable tags can elevate the phones' performance by utilizing the NFC chip in a unique way. more >>
Pope Francis is set to unveil a MISSIO app the Friday before Pentecost Sunday for the Pontifical Mission Societies.
"This App is a way for the Church and our Holy Father to reach the growing number of the world's people who have access to handheld mobile devices -- a way to connect as the one Body of Christ," Father Andrew Small, OMI, National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies, said in a press release. "We're delighted our new Holy Father will 'unlock' the new App. What a great use of the Keys of St. Peter!"
The launch will occur during an audience with the Pope of the National Directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies, who will be at the annual meeting to distribute collected funds. more >>
The LG Nexus 4 vs. Galaxy S4 stock Android model features two evenly matched devices with huge price differences.
Google confirmed the release of the new Galaxy S4 stock Android model this week.
The company introduced the variant during Google I/O announcing that it would sell for $649.This device will function as if it was a Nexus smartphone. Google will begin offering the stock Android Galaxy S4 on June 26. It will also come unlocked and completely free of Samsung's TouchWiz UI. more >>
A tablet that could possibly be the Google Nexus 7 2 made an appearance in the company's newest promotional video for its Hangouts app.
About 20 seconds into the video a tablet is shown that looks almost identical to the original Nexus aside from the fact that this version has a notification light. The current version does not feature this light, leading many watchers to believe that Google might have left the successor in the video by accident.
The company is expected to unveil the next-generation Nexus 7 in the very near future. The tablet is rumored to be going on sale in July and will run the upcoming Android 4.3, JellyBean platform. more >>
A top Saudi Arabia official has suggested that using Twitter, which reportedly is growing in popularity in the western Asian country, is leading people to "lose their afterlife."
BBC News reported that Sheikh Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh, head of Saudi Arabia's religious police, warned that anyone using Twitter and other social media sites "has lost this world and his afterlife."
Saudi Arabia, a Muslim-dominated country, has been designated by persecution watchdog Open Doors USA as one of the most oppressive countries in the world where personal and religious freedoms are limited. BBC noted that platforms like Twitter have provided citizens with a mode of expression that was previously unavailable, and the conservative kingdom has seen a very fast increase of social media users in recent years. more >>