The Samsung Galaxy Tab looked like it could be a really great foil to the tablet of the year, the Apple iPad. Especially considering the success of the Samsung Galaxy line of phones (powerful Android 2.2 devices for every major carrier). However, it is my belief that the Galaxy Tab will both fail to compete with the iPad and may even dissuade others from following in their … [Read more...] about Dear Samsung, the Galaxy Tab? I'm not buying it.
We are almost at Christmas, and a lot of people don't know what to buy their loved ones this season. Do not worry, we here at CTOvision have provided you with a list of items that will be certain to bring joy to your loved ones this holiday season. 1) New non-3D LCD/LED TV. New HDTVs have gotten extremely inexpensive. 32" LCD TVs are down to about $300 dollars, super thin … [Read more...] about 5 Tech Toys for this Holiday Season
Last night, the first official Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) specs were released. It was released on Samsung's Galaxy Nexus, the latest "Google" phone. The "Google" phones get the first updates, and are continuously updated. Android 4.0 is the 'One Android to rule them all.' It is designed to be the intersection of Gingerbread and Honeycomb - to be a unified OS for both … [Read more...] about Now that ICS is here, don't buy an Android that's not the Galaxy Nexus
Apple Inc just had their first $40B quarter ever - to the tune of $46B dollars in revenue. They sold 37M iPhones, 15M iPads and 15M iPods. Additionally, they sold 5M Mac computers. These numbers are ridiculous. Right now Apple is stacking away a ton of cash - so much so that it makes the $100M they wasted on a spurious lawsuit against HTC merely a drop in the bucket. These … [Read more...] about Apple has $46B Quarter – But what does it mean?
While Apple recorded their best quarter ever, Samsung and Google released the most impressive smartphone to date. Appearing on the Verizon network with LTE radios in the US, as well GSM w/ HSDPA+ radios internationally, the Galaxy Nexus is the most groundbreaking phone available. The mix of 32GB internal storage, a dual-core TI OMAP processor, Android 4.0, a beautiful 720p … [Read more...] about One Month Later, the Galaxy Nexus is still the phone to beat
There are a couple things that Apple does better than anyone else in the commercial market. One thing they do is keep it simple. Some would say they keep it too simple (myself included), but simple + marketing sells, people think they know what they are getting, and thus pay for it. Android manufacturers haven't been able to make anything simple - and that hurts both their … [Read more...] about Time to stop making so many Android Devices
In the past few weeks, bloggers from BetaNews, Gizmodo and TechCrunch have ripped apart the Galaxy Note (and devices like it). You can find their posts here (1, 2, and 3). They have gotten slammed in the comment sections, but I am feeling the need to pile on a bit. Here's my problem with it; when you write, personal/anecdotal evidence can only get you so far. At some point, … [Read more...] about Get your schema off my technology!!!