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Bargain Bin Tablet

Bargain Bin Tablet

Posted February 27th, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

We all know that right now is the age of tablets, so why wouldn’t there be any bargain priced tablets out? The brand Archos is is selling their Arnova 8 and 10 for practically dirt cheap prices. The Arnova 10 will be a 10 inch tablet with a resistive touch screen, 8GB memory, 600 MHz processor, and Android 2.1. Continue reading

Slight Update

Slight Update

Posted February 27th, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

Some people have been complaining that the color temperature on the Samsung Nexus S has been giving them issues and not depicting darker shades very well on lower brightness settings. Unfortunately for us as we can see from the image above, the update subtly changes the colors making them appear to be more warm, but when you are simply taking a quick glance at your phone you won’t notice the change. Continue reading

More Gingerbread for HTC

More Gingerbread for HTC

Posted February 27th, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

Despite having promised to deliver a quick update to Android 2.3 The HTC Incredible S will not be receiving the update until the end of Q2 2011. This is about a 4 month window before an over the air update is released. Although the update will be faster than the Android 2.2 update for some of the Galaxy S phones, 4 months is not what we would usually call quick. Continue reading

TI-Nspire and Doom

TI-Nspire and Doom

Posted February 24th, 2011 - by Posted in: News, Tech Takes

The original fps Doom is back, and although I would like to say it is better than ever it has only become more portable than ever. For all of us who suffer through Algebra 2 into higher math courses which require a graphing calculator, putting games on our calculators has always been something we try to do. Continue reading