Samuel Evans

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Nexus 7 (2013) “razor” factory image and binaries available

The Nexus 7 (2013) “razor” factory image and binaries have been finally posted by Google, after a very eventful week.<p>A big deal was made earlier this week around the lack of factory images for the new Nexus 7, with the finger being pointed at Qualcomm for the delay.<p>AOSP guru Jean-Baptiste Queru …

Nvidia Shield software update rolls out

After a rocky start, the Nvidia Shield finally landed into the hands of consumers a few weeks ago. Since that time, Nvidia has not only managed to fulfill all pre-orders, but has even sold out already! Due to the strong sales so far, Nvidia says it will now kick production of the device into high …

CyanogenMod 10.2 (Android 4.3) nightlies rolling out now

CyanogenMod fans, rejoice. The team behind the Cid mascot has been hard at work to release the first CM ROMs based on the newly launched Android 4.3. As usual, it looks like CyanogenMod is far ahead of OEMs when it comes to delivering timely updates.<p>A few hours ago, the CM team announced in a …

Samsung Hennessy now available in China. The clamshell revolution will not be televised.

If you’ve ever looked down at your phone and thought “man, I really miss clamshell phones”, Samsung has you covered. Not content to have an offering for every screen size imaginable, the company has now created a throwback device with two screens!<p>There is nothing impressive about the Hennessy, as …

Ubuntu Edge raises record $10.3 million, but it may not be enough

When Canonical Ltd., the creator of the popular Linux distribution Ubuntu, announced the crowdfunding campaign for the Edge smartphone, more than a few pairs of eyebrows were raised, mine included.<p>Mark Shuttleworth’s company asked for an insane $32 million in funding for the first production run of …

Bloomberg confirms Galaxy Gear is coming soon, no flexible display

Just a couple of days ago, a report from <i>Sam Mobile</i> claimed that the rumored Galaxy Gear is real and coming soon. But <i>Sam Mobile</i> has been known to be wrong about its leaks from time to time, so it’s good to get confirmation about the Gear smartwatch from a more authoritative source.<p><i>Bloomberg</i>, an …

Rumor: Galaxy Gear smartwatch specs to include dual-core Exynos 4212 CPU, 1GB of RAM and camera

The Galaxy Gear smartwatch will reportedly be unveiled alongside the new Galaxy Note 3 at Samsung’s pre-IFA 2013 September 4 media event, but there’s already unconfirmed online chatter regarding its specs.<p><i>Sam Mobile</i> says that it has received an anonymous tip about the device’s hardware, which it …

iWatch watch: a roundup of some of the more interesting concepts

Some iWatch concepts are, well, just a bit silly. But this concept by Stephen Olmstead has the kind of restrained design one might expect from Apple. Sure, the hardware design doesn’t quite have the finesse and finish of something Jony Ive would create, but it strikes me as along the right lines. …