Archive for July, 2010

Sprint’s HTC EVO 4G to get Android 2.2 Froyo on August 3rd

July 31, 2010

Verizon’s Droid line has been in the news a lot lately, mostly due to hardware releases and upcoming software updates, but Sprint decided to crash the party. In an obvious move to stay ahead of the competition, Sprint came out swinging recently by announcing that they’ll be pushing out a major software update for...
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Reactions to Windows Phone 7 at GDGT Live

July 28, 2010

We’ve seen many previews and demos of Windows Phone 7 from professional s, but what about regular consumers? The guys at TechFlashVideos were able to capture some immediate reactions to Windows Phone 7 at the GDGT Live event in Seattle the other night. Those interviewed range from Android to iPhone users and their impressions...
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Unknown HTC Windows Phone 7 Handset Unimpressive

July 26, 2010

Engadget received several images in their inbox of what could possibly be the first HTC-backed Windows Phone 7 device. The candybar phone sports a 3.7″ Super LCD display, 1GHz Snapdragon CPU, 8MP camera, and three capacitive buttons lined at the bottom. They probably went with SLCD because of Samsung’s Super AMOLED shortages. It’s also...
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Google Maps for Android Bumped to 4.4, Adds ‘Places’ Option

July 26, 2010

Google Maps for Android has received an update, rounding the version number to 4.4. This update brings a dedicated “Places” icon that allows users to find nearby points of interest much faster. Restaurants, coffee, bars, hotels, ATMs, attractions, gas stations, and movies are some of the POIs that can be searched (by text or...
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Android Market Gets Sony PlayStation Emulator (Videos)

July 25, 2010

PSX4Droid is a new PlayStation Emulator for Android and it looks awesome. As you can see in the videos below, it’s running mighty well for such an early release. We can only imagine how well it will run months from now. Although it runs great on the Droid X and Nexus One, older devices...
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Windows Phone 7 Early Build Reviews Roundup

July 24, 2010

Windows Phone 7 Developer units are making their way around the world and that only means one thing: the blogosphere is flooding the Internet with early reviews of Microsoft’s latest build of WP7. Although there are still a few months left before WP7 launches, these previews give us some insight as to what we...
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Sprint Launching Android-powered Samsung Epic 4G on August 20?

July 24, 2010

It makes sense to believe that the Samsung Galaxy S, one of the newer Android devices out on the market, is going to be a huge success in the US. The smartphone handset-maker will have 4 variants of the Galaxy S out on the US market when it’s all said and done. T-Mobile’s Vibrant...
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Windows Phone 7 Game Preview: Scribble Defense

July 24, 2010

The creator of Scribble Defense is currently porting the popular Xbox LIVE and PC title to Windows Phone 7. The description of the console version states, “You are the Scribble Meister, a master of inks and defender of Scribbles. As their sole protector, you alone defend them from an unrelenting march of vicious Scrawls....
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Samsung Windows Phone 7 Developer Unit Unboxed

July 24, 2010

During the past week, developers have been getting their creative mitts on Windows Phone 7 prototype units from Samsung. ZDNET and SlashGear have received developer phones of their own, and they’ve both been kind enough to provide an unboxing experience with the rest of the world. The box has the same form factor as...
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Windows Phone 7 Tellme Voice Recognition Software Demoed

July 23, 2010

We haven’t seen too many demonstrations of Tellme, Microsoft’s voice recognition software for their next generation of Windows Phone, but we get a good walk-through of its features in the video below. Tellme originally launched on Sprint’s Samsung Intrepid, a Windows Mobile 6.5 device. It was slated to be available on many handsets soon...
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aSpiritBomb Android Live Wallpaper Turns Homescreen into Light Show (Video)

July 23, 2010

In the video below, we take a look at another cool Android Live Wallpaper from the same developer who made the aCircuit Board Live Wallpaper. This time, the wallpaper is called aSpiritBomb and it features some intriguing light effects. A small bomb sits in the center of the screen by default and when you...
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Apple iPad Charger with 6′ Extension Cord (Unboxing Video)

July 23, 2010

If you own an Apple iPad and either lost the wall charger that came in the packaging or prefer one with a longer cord, then this power accessory may be for you. It’s essentially the stock USB/wall charger, but with a twist – it comes with a special attachment that elongates the cord an...
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Android Live Wallpaper: aCircuit Board (Video)

July 23, 2010

Call me a geek, but I find this Live Wallpaper for Android really cool. It’s called aCircuit Board and it gives you the impression that you’re looking through the device and directly at the PCB/circuit board inside. Although it’s not technically correct, it does add some nice eye-candy to your home screens. In the...
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Droid X Multitouch Keyboard Hacked Onto HTC EVO 4G, Nexus One, & Other Android devices (Video)

July 23, 2010

Verizon’s Motorola Droid X is a powerful beast of an Android device. It sports a high resolution 4.3″ LCD display, 1GHz CPU, and tons of memory. It also features the innovative Swype keyboard, as well as a special multitouch keyboard. What’s so special about the latter of the two? Well, for starters, most Android...
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Skies of Glory Cross-Platform Game for iPhone and Android

July 23, 2010

Skies of Glory is one of the few cross-platform multi-player games to hit the mobile gaming market. It’s essentially a 3D airplane shooter for both Android and iPhone. Skies of Glory isn’t the first game to allow mobile enthusiasts to battle it out against each other from different platforms, Raging Thunder 2 and Homerun...
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