With Kal-El tablets nearing release later this year and phones coming in early 2012, nVidia has released a couple of new whitepapers with more information about the Kal-El chipset. One interesting fact from the paper notes that Kal-El isn't really quad-core but instead actually has a total of five cores.
During our talk with Sony Ericsson on Wednesday during VDCC (Verizon's developer conference) we asked about the word going around that there would not be another iteration of the Xperia Play device. Sony Ericsson did drop a few hints as to what the future holds for the Xperia Play.
So word out of the Tokyo Game Show today has Sony announcing their new Playstation SDK which will allow developers to use one SDK when creating games that will run on all the Playstation Certified devices. This includes the Xperia Play, the two new Sony Tablets and even the PS Vita.
We know we don't usually cover phone updates, but this is a big one -- without prior notice T-Mobile and HTC have shipped out an update that adds video chat through gtalk along with a slightly cosmetically updated interface to the free talk client. This outdates the Qik client already in place on the Sensation via T-Mobile. Also added is native screenshot support anywhere in the OS.
As with last years leaked road map for nVidia chipsets, this new one shows off a couple of new chips we have yet to hear about. In this new roadmap, which shows upcoming codenames for future chips coming in 2012/2013, we get to meet two new members of the family, Kal-El+ and Wayne.
Another carrier has been added to this list of companies to offer the Xperia Play. AT&T has announced that it will be offering the Xperia Play in a 'stealth blue' color which will come complete with 4G access. However, this particular Xperia Play will be offered in an package deal.
Exent and Vestel have announced a partnership today that will bring Android gaming right to your TV through the use of Vestel's Smart Box. This service will be subscription-based that will bring games on demand to your TV for you to play. All the games that will be available will be Android games.
First there was the Motorola Atrix which could be turned into a laptop through the use of the Laptop dock along with the Webtop software. Tack on a multimedia port and you were pretty much set with the Atrix doing just about everything, except for being a tablet or a portable gaming console. Meet KT's Spider concept phone.
XDA has once again brought to light information that a company would rather keep hidden. The most recent update to your phone includes software that lets HTC watch your every move. Sensation 4G and EVO 3D seem to be affected and now HTC has responded. Is HTC legally liable for following the coordinates of your every screen touch, the current position of your phone and more?
You may remember about a month and a half ago we reported on a neat feature that would be coming to the LG Optimus 3D which would allow you to convert 2D games into 3D games if they were made using OpenGL graphics. LG has released more information about this ahead of IFA.
HTC and T-Mobiles Sensation 4G has launched. Running Sense 3.0, the phone sports HTC's most modern software with the Qualcomm 1.2 GHz dual core chip with Adreno 220 graphics, meaning less lag in game and out. Read past the break for the full review.