Asus Padfone 2 specs leaked and it’s a beast

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The specs for the upcoming Asus Padfone 2 has been leaked online and the device appears to be a beast. The Padfone 2 is expected to be unveiled on October 16, 2012 but most of the specs have remained a mystery thus far. According to the Chinese website, Mobile01 forum, here’s what we are to…

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LG to release quad-core Optimus G in October 2012

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LG will be releasing its latest flagship device, a quad-core beast, in Q4 2012. The device sports a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro clocked at a 1.5GHz. 2GB RAM and a Adreno 320 GPU should push the device to blistering speeds. It will feature a 4.7 in 1280 x 768 True HD display.

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New USB 3.0 will allow much faster charging times for mobile devices

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New Micro-USB 3.0 ports in upcoming smartphones and tablets will allow for much faster charging time.  Most smartphones today use micro-USB ports with a cable connecting the port to a computer or power outlet.  According to InfoWorld, the new micro-USB 3.0 cable can carry more power over a cable than its predecessor (USB 2.0) which…

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Amazon introduces cool new gear including 8.9 inch Kindle Fire HD tablet

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Lot’s of new gear introduced by Amazon today.  Amazon held an invite-only event in an airplane hanger in Santa Monica, California.  Guests were treated to several product announcements, some of which could be game changers.  They again stressed the tablet as a service device and not a gadget (which means Amazon makes their profits off…

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Are Droid Bionic users getting a $100 rebate?

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A lot of Droid Bionic consumers are pretty upset with Motorola after the Bionic rollout debacle.  Customers waiting patiently for the Droid Bionic and Motorola fed the PR engine, drumming up excitement for the grand unveiling.  When the Droid Bionic hit the door, consumers (particularly geeks) jumped at the opportunity to grab the latest and…

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Samsung Galaxy SIII outselling iPhone

They hold the lead now but probably not for long.  The Samsung Galaxy SIII has accomplished something nobody has been able to do – the SIII is outselling the iPhone.  A report from Canaccord Genuity shows that the SII is now outselling the iPhone on three of the largest national carriers (Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and…

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