Archive for June, 2011

HTC EVO 3D rooted, power users rejoice (update)

June 30, 2011

The HTC EVO 3D is approaching the end of its first full week on store shelves, and already it’s been rooted. Courtesy of Team Win and announced by Kevin Bruckert (agrabrenon), the glasses-free 3D Android smartphone will soon get full root instructions. Bruckert teased the Twitter audience recently by mentioning an exploit that could...
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HTC Eternity Windows Phone leak: 1.5GHz processor, 4.7″ display and front-facing camera (image, specs)

June 30, 2011

Thanks to a leak, we’re possibly looking at an HTC Windows Phone that’s on-deck to succeed the first wave of devices unleashed a little over 8 months ago. Called the HTC Eternity, the Windows Phone 7 Mango handset features a massive 4.7-inch WVGA Super LCD display, single-core 1.5GHz processor, 8 megapixel camera with dual...
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HTC EVO 3D dual 5 megapixel 3D camera features (video)

June 30, 2011

The HTC EVO 3D from Sprint made headlines partly because of its unique looking dual 3D camera design. In the video below. we give you an in-depth tour of the camera’s features and settings. The two five megapixel cameras are used together to take and record 3D images and videos. While the effect is...
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Opera Mobile 11.1, Mini 6.1 released for Android (video)

June 30, 2011

Opera Software has released new updates to their popular mobile web browsers, Opera Mobile and Opera Mini, for Android. Opera Mobile 11.1 and Opera Mini 6.1 can be downloaded for free from the Android Market. Check out the video announcement above, as well as full changelogs for both below. Opera Mobile 11.1 changes: Added...
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Zombie Takedown Android game (video review)

June 30, 2011

In this video, we check out Zombie Takedown for Android. It’s a game similar to Whack-a-Mole, but with zombies that explode with blood when you tap on them. It’s a casual game that you may get a kick out of while bored in a waiting room somewhere. The goal is to shoot the zombies...
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Doodle Fit Android puzzle game is free today

June 30, 2011

Today’s free Android app of the day, courtesy of the Amazon Appstore, is Doodle Fit by Gamelion Studios. It’s a logic-based puzzle game where your goal is to fit all the given blocks into a larger shape. Sounds simple, right? Well, like with most puzzle games, difficulty increases as you progress. Check out the...
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Another look at the LG Thrill 4G 3D Android for AT&T (video)

June 29, 2011

Here’s another look at the AT&T LG Thrill 4G, known in other regions as the Optimus 3D. The glasses-free 3D Android smartphone will be a direct competitor to Sprint’s HTC EVO 3D and comes with similar features, like a dual-core processor, dual 5 megapixel cameras for 3D pictures and video, and a 4.3″ 3D...
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AT&T makes HTC Status Facebook-centric Android official

June 29, 2011

HTC launched a new Facebook page today for the HTC Status, AT&T’s version of the HTC ChaCha. Following the creation of the page, AT&T announced the Facebook-centric Android smartphone with a summer release. The key selling point for this phone is the dedicated Facebook share button, which gives users one-touch access to functions of...
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Verizon 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 up for pre-order

June 29, 2011

The WiFi Sasmung Galaxy Tab 10.1 came out earlier this month, but now the Verizon branded variant with 4G LTE connectivity is up for pre-order. According to Big Red’s website, the Android Honeycomb tablet will ship within 4 to 6 weeks if you pre-order now. Like the WiFi edition, the 4G LTE model comes...
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Angry Birds for Windows Phone 7 released (video review)

June 29, 2011

While Android and iPhone users have been enjoying Rovio’s hit Angry Birds game for ages, Windows Phone 7 users have had to wait through delays. Well, the original Angry Birds has finally arrived for Windows Phone. In this video, we demo the game to see if it performs as well as it does on...
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Apparatus: Android physics-based puzzle game is free today

June 28, 2011

Apparatus, a physics-based puzzle game for Android, is free today through the Amazon Appstore. Apparatus is a game about setting up simple mechanical structures to move one or several marbles to the goal. It’s probably one of the more popular puzzle games on the Android Market, as reflected by its high ratings on there....
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T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide launching in July for $199

June 28, 2011

T-Mobile just announced the myTouch 4G Slide Android smartphone. The HTC handset sports a 3.7″ WVGA Super LCD display, 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor (like the EVO 3D), slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 8 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash (capable of recording up to 1080p), and it supports T-Mobile’s “4G” network. It’s also powered by Android...
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EVO 3D: Sense 3.0 lockscreen, weather animations (video)

June 27, 2011

In this video, we use Sprint’s HTC EVO 3D to take you on a tour of the new customizable lockscreen and weather animations featured in Sense 3.0. The new lockscreen enables users to select multiple styles and configure shortcuts that can be accessed directly when unlocking the device. The weather application has been revamped...
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Samsung Nexus Prime: first Google experience Android smartphone with Ice Cream Sandwich?

June 27, 2011

The folks at BGR are reporting an interesting rumor that they believe to be true. They’re claiming that a trusted source has revealed that the next Google Experience Android handset will be from Samsung, possibly called the Nexus Prime, and will run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Codenamed simply as “Prime” for now, the...
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HTC EVO 3D heading to Europe in July

June 27, 2011

Looks like those in Europe will be getting the HTC EVO 3D after all, as the Taiwanese smartphone-maker has announced via a press release that the glasses-free 3D Android handset will arrive sometime in July. Specific regions and carriers were not named, but HTC did use the phrase “broadly available,” so expect it for...
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