Not too long ago we told you about a application for tablets called Chameleon Launcher that started as a Kickstarter project. It was a pretty cool success story, and the UI was, and still is, a refreshing take on how a tablet should work. The not-so-cool part?
Just a short while ago we reported on AT&T’s announcement that they will start selling the HTC One on April 19th. Sprint is hot their heels as they too have announced the availability of the HTC One on the 19th for the same $199.99 price for a 32GB version with a two-year contract.
Starting today, Nokia Lumia handsets running Windows Phone 8 will begin to receive Windows Phone 8.1 along with a Nokia-sourced updated called Cyan. Microsoft recently purchased Nokia’s hardware assets. The 8.1 update will land in pieces, depending on the carrier in question.
The Acer Iconia Tab A500 & Honeycomb& tablet will be available for pre-order for $450 at BestBuy.com on April 14, with shipments scheduled for April 24. In other tablet news, the Wi-Fi-only Samsung Galaxy Tab is now shipping for $349, and Barnes Noble (sort of) opened up its Nook Color e-reader tablet to Android developers....
Ness, the personalized restaurant recommendation app acquired by OpenTable last month, now has an expiration date. The company announced that the app would be discontinued on April 21, just a few months after the acquisition first was announced. OpenTable paid $17.3 million for Ness in early February, as part of a string of acquisitions that also included Quickcue, JustChalo, and Foodspotting.
When LG announced the L Series III comprised of three mid-range smartphones at the MWC event last month, they didn’t mention the pricing of the LG L70 or when the device would be available for sale.
According to ePrice, the LG L70 will carry a price tag of $163 in Taiwan and will be up for sale starting from April 1.