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Gingerbread is lurking inside your Honeycomb tablet [video]

May 20th, 2011

Gingerbread is lurking deep in the recesses of your Honeycomb, Android tablet. According to a report filed by mobile blog Pocketables, the interface you’re presented with on your Honeycomb tablet can be changed by adjusting your tablet’s perceived screen density. On a rooted Dell Streak 7 running Android 3.1, the default interface experience is the new Honeycomb UI …

Windows 8 to have Windows Phone-like tile UI, report claims

April 1st, 2011

The rumor mill has gone back and forth regarding whether or not Microsoft’s next-generation operating system — Windows 8 — might include a tile UI similar to the “Metro UI” found in the company’s Windows Phone 7 platform. The coming operating system, which will seemingly be designed for tablets as much as it will be …

Mercedes-Benz Media Interface Plus review [Video]

December 20th, 2010

If you are a Mercedes owner and a BGR reader, you might have noticed that your car falls a bit short in the technology department regarding music and video playback (any model Mercedes). The Media Interface Plus accessory is a just-released plug and play Bluetooth box that’s now available for purchase, and since it offers …

Throwback Thursday: PCMCIA Network Interface Cards

December 9th, 2010

Let’s take a trip down Memory Lane to the late-90’s. Back to a much simpler time when cheap gas, overinflated technology stocks, and unattractive computer hardware (and haircuts) reigned supreme. If, during this time, you happened to be the proud owner of a frumpy laptop (unattractive haircut optional), there is a good chance you had a certain connectivity peripheral protruding from the …

Notion Ink reveal interface updates for the upcoming Adam tablet

November 2nd, 2010

The guys over at Notion Ink in India have revealed some user-interface updates for their upcoming Adam tablet. The tablet is expected to ship in late November 2010 and will sport a re-worked Android browser with a novel system to allow for non-intrusive tab switching. Amongst other small UI tweaks, the developers have uploaded a …

JooJoo 2 coming in early 2011, powered by Android?

October 26th, 2010

Remember JooJoo? Well, apparently they still exist even after some legal trouble and according to the latest reports, they might soon be back in action with the follow up to the original JooJoo. The Joo Joo 2, supposedly to be powered by Android, will be based on Google’s OS but totally modified for what “the …

Google to improve Gmail contacts manager

August 10th, 2010

Today, Google announced planned improvements to the contacts manager located in its Gmail web-based email client. Google touts the Contacts feature now, “works more like the rest of Gmail” and that they incorporated a ton of user feedback. Improvements include: Keyboard shortcuts (go to Contacts and hit “?” for the full list) Sort by last name (look …

New Hotmail interface available to all users

August 4th, 2010

Microsoft has announced that its new, improved Windows Live Hotmail interface is available to all 350 million users in over 220 countries. Microsoft writes, “Now, everyone can take advantage of a faster Hotmail experience with great new features like one-click filters, Sweep, Active Views and more.” We’re interested to know which email service you are …

BlackBerry 9780 running BlackBerry 6 seen on video

July 29th, 2010

If you can’t wait until Tuesday to see what BlackBerry 6 is going to look like, blog driphter.com may have something for you. The blog posted a five minute video of an unreleased BlackBerry 9780 — the purported successor to the Bold 9700 — running BlackBerry OS 6. The video gives us a little taste …