by Jules Wang | January 20, 2016 12:25 AM
The optical beast that was the Panasonic Lumix CM1 made its appearance at CES 2015. With a one-inch sensor and advanced camera controls and an option to call people, the Android KitKat device came in at $999. It also came in mid-June. And so, in 2016, Panasonic's trying this thing again with the Lumix CM10. It has a 4.7-inch 1080p display, a Snapdragon 801, LTE capabilities and a one-inch, 20.1-megapixel CMOS sensor with multistage aperture, 23-point autofocus and a lot more. Thing is, these specs and pretty much every other spec of the CM10 are copied over from the CM1 (while the CM1 ...
by Joe Levi | September 7, 2012 11:10 AM
When Android-powered smartphones first came around they had hardware buttons: home, back, menu, answer, hang-up, and many even a had a scroll-ball. It wasn't long before the scroll-ball and phone buttons went away. Most phones were left with three or four buttons: back, home, menu, and possibly search. As time marched we saw these physical buttons replaced with back-lit, capacitive buttons. Then Google switched gears by putting on-screen "soft" buttons into the OS. No longer did manufacturers need to install hardware or even capacitive sensors into their phones to get basic button ...
by Joe Levi | July 13, 2012 12:30 PM
Just in case you've been living under a rock, Jelly Bean is the latest version of Google's Android OS and picks up where Ice Cream Sandwich left off. Some of us thought Jelly Bean might be Android 5.0, but we were wrong, it's 4.1 -- a small step up from ICS, which is 4.0. CyanogenMod (or CM, for short) is one of the most popular custom ROMs on the market and supports a huge number of different phones and tablets. Just before this year's Google I/O the CyanogenMod team put out the Release Candidate of CM9 for 37 devices. Since we were expecting JB at Google I/O, why did the CM team release ...
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