Huawei has made its MediaPad tablet official, billing the slate as the world’s first 7-inch Android 3.2 Honeycomb model. Built around an IPS capacitive touchscreen, the 10.5mm thick MediaPad runs Qualcomm’s 1.2GHz dual-core processor and has twin cameras – a 5-megapixel autofocus unit on the back, supporting HD video recording, along with a 1.3-megapixel webcam up front for video calls – together with HSPA+ 14.4Mbps connectivity and an HDMI port.
There’s also WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth, support for 1080p Full HD playback and a battery which, Huawei reckons, is good for over six hours of battery life. That should put it roughly in line with the HTC Flyer, though of course the Flyer runs Gingerbread not Honeycomb. Huawei has also confirmed that Flash Player 10.3 is supported and that there’s 8GB of internal storage along with a microSD card slot.
The Facebook and Twitter apps will be preloaded, as will Document To Go and Let’s Golf. Huawei will also be throwing in support for its Hispace cloud system, though full details are yet to be confirmed. Unfortunately there won’t be a WiFi-only model, Engadget reports, with Huawei apparently prioritizing carrier distribution.
US availability is tipped for Q4 2011, with pricing yet to be announced. The key difference between Android 3.1 Honeycomb and this new 3.2 version is supposedly that Google has tailored it to suit 7-inch slates. That should help Acer feel more comfortable about releasing the delayed Iconia Tab A100 later in the year.
So, I do remember telling you about one device that you could use to cheat at exams, not that I was, or am now, suggesting you to do so – but probably any lucid and logical person would think about that. I don’t remember too much about that so let’s leave it aside, and get to the next best thing, because as a quote I found on the Internet said – whatever may the past has gone, the best is always yet to come.
Coming from Brickhouse Security, I present to you the Invisible Bluetooth Earpiece with SOS Button. Why is this better? Because unlike regular headsets, it allows another party to listen in remotely, without the slightest possibility to get detected. Of course, the gadget also operates like any other Bluetooth headset, letting users communicate with others via cell phone, but opposite to the common ones, this is not at all visible – allowing wearers to hide it inside of their ear.
Adding to the versatility, the Invisible Bluetooth Earpiece comes with a special SOS button that users can hide in their shoe (as you can see bellow) or in their pocket, to be used just in case they need to call for help without talking. The uses for this come in a wide range, from covert Police operations to journalists on assignment, people giving speeches and why not mention this as well, actors that tend to forget their lines on the theater stage or nervous people on first dates, for friends to guide them what to say.
Main highlights of this would be the completely invisible magnetic vibration receiver that fits inside the ear, the capability of two-way voice communication via any Bluetooth phone or two-way radio, the covert communication silent SOS button, the magnetism-powered passive earpiece receiver, sensitive microphone and probably the fact that this is (supposedly) the smallest wireless earpiece in the world. Pricing, however, is a little high, I guess, compared to regular headsets, tagging it with the $199.95 value.