Showing posts with label Android 4.3. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Android 4.3. Show all posts

Tuesday, 24 December 2013

Toshiba brings Android 4.3 Update for Excite Pro and Excite Write!

Excite Pro
Toshiba has released an update to Android 4.3 for the Android tablet Excite Pro and Excite Write. In addition to the new Android functions are improvements of the camera, and the ability to transmit screen content wirelessly. For Android Tablets Excite Pro and Excite write updates have been released. As the manufacturer Toshiba has announced that they bring the next Android version 4.3 with some other improvements.

So far, the two tablets were shipped with Android 4.2. The manufacturer brings up new features like video stabilization mode and many others. These determined by a sensor and eliminate unintentional movements during recording, via a comparison of the following successive frames are then compensated for. So also rolling shutter effects which are to be avoided.

With the update, users of the two tablets can also transfer screen contents via wireless display on other screens in the network. These include films, videos and photos. With two tablets users are thanks to wireless display also can play on an external display against each other together. In addition, can also be used in Landscape mode Toshiba notebook tool Trunote and the camera scanning software Trucapture now.

Toshiba has unveiled the Excite Pro and Excite Write in June 2013. Both tablets have 10 -inch displays with a high resolution of 2,560 x 1,600 pixels. Inside Tegra 4 processors operate at clock speeds of 1.8 GHz. The models Excite Pro and Excite Write differ in that the Excite Write additionally comes with a digitizer pen for handwritten input.

Moreover, the optional Bluetooth keyboard of Excite Pro comes at Excite Write for delivery. The Excite Pro is available currently from 360 Euros in the best Wi-Fi version with 16 GB. The Excite write cost in the cheapest version with Wi-Fi and 32 GB of memory just above 530 EUR.

Sony updating Android 4.3 for Xperia devices

Sony Xperia
Sony starts distributing Android 4.3 for two of the first Z- devices. In addition to the Xperia Tablet Z and the Xperia Z there are additional updates to the ZR and ZL models.

The updates are, however, gradually spread. Sony distributes Android 4.3 for several older Z Smartphones and a tablet in the Z series, as the company announced earlier. The updates are as usual not all users are going to get it immediately.

The Xperia Tablet Z and the Xperia Z tested each with Android 4.1. With the update, Sony eliminates errors and brings the in-house software to a current status. In particular, the Xperia Tablet Z offers now have a better partitioning of different users according to Sony.

At the same time the update for the models Sony Xperia ZR and ZL is still pending in few countries. The distribution of Android 4.3 for Smartphones Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra was already launched last week. As usual this update is still pending for users of few countries.

Monday, 29 July 2013

Android 4.3; Permissions Manager and 4K Video Support in the future

At its conference announcing the new Nexus 7, Google took the opportunity to start talking about Android 4.3 which will be delivered by default with the tablet. There will thus be entitled to new small profiles, support for the "Bluetooth Smart" OpenGL ES 3.0 and DRM for the use of applications like Netflix. With the latest versions of Android, we got right to manage multi-user account, Android 4.3 will go a little further with the arrival of restricted accounts. These may be limited in their actions and will not have access to all applications. Furthermore an example is given in the interaction with in-app purchases. Thus, a father who has bought three levels may prevent his son to buy another while allowing him to play. That should reassure a lot of parents and put some pressure on Apple and iOS is still lacking largely such opportunities. It was also given a demonstration of support Bluetooth Smart and OpenGL ES 3.0, which will be managed easily and can be used by developers. Other options worth mention is advanced support DRM, which is a prerequisite for having rights on the possibility of offering 1080p streaming content, as we have known already. This new capability will be exploited first by Netflix.