Archive for July, 2012

Sprint Rolls Out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Updates to HTC EVO 3D and EVO Design 4G

July 31, 2012

Sprint has delivered on their promise to bring the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade to the HTC EVO 3D and HTC EVO Design 4G by early August. While the OTA updates won’t hit devices automatically until August 7, users can trigger it manually through the settings menu starting today. Check out the general...
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Sony Xperia Tablet Details Leak Ahead of IFA 2012

July 31, 2012

As I previously mentioned, Sony is planning to make a splash at IFA 2012 in Berlin, Germany on August 29. A couple Android smartphones are expected to be announced at the press conference, but now there seems to be a tablet in the mix. Details of a device called the “Xperia Sony Tablet” have...
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Android App Now Offers Unlimited Free Radio

July 31, 2012

The app on Android now offers free, unlimited streaming Radio, allowing users to more easily discover and save music on the go. Check out the list of features below, then hit up the Google Play Store for the download. Play everywhere Tap into millions of songs wherever you are. Just like the desktop,...
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Sony May Update 2011 Xperia Smartphone Line to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean After All (Statement)

July 31, 2012

A few days ago, a Sony Mobile representative on Facebook stated that the company would not be updating its 2011 Xperia line of smartphones to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. However, it seems Sony is now backtracking after an uproar of disappointment and anger from Xperia users. In an official statement on the company’s product...
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Google Nexus 7 Accessories Leak: Premium Leather Case, POGO Desktop Dock Coming August (Images)

July 31, 2012

When the Google Nexus 7 tablet launched as the first device to come pre-loaded with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, accessories were surprisingly scarce as only a flip cover was available to consumers. Thanks to Nordic Hardware, however, several items from the tablet’s upcoming accessories lineup have leaked. It seems users willy finally be able...
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Samsung P10 Galaxy Tab Android Tablet with 11.8-inch 2560×1600 HD Display in the Works for 2012 Debut

July 30, 2012

According to submitted court documents during the ongoing Apple vs Samsung saga, the South Korean electronics manufacturer is apparently preparing a tablet, currently codenamed “P10,” that has a monstrous 11.8-inch HD display with 2560×1600 (WQXGA) resolution, 256 ppi and 16:10 aspect ratio. It also sports 4G LTE connectivity, in case you were wondering. Although...
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T-Mobile Adds Samsung Galaxy Note on August 8

July 30, 2012

T-Mobile USA announced the Samsung Galaxy Note two weeks ago and now official release details have been confirmed. The 5.3-inch screened phablet, that’s phone + tablet, will be available on the fourth largest wireless network in the nation beginning August 8 for $250 with a two-year agreement. The Galaxy Note features a 5.3″ HD...
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ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 Updated to 9.4.5.26

July 30, 2012

ASUS has started pushing out a new OTA software update to the U.S and worldwide variants of the Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 Android tablet. The 9.4.5.26 upgrade isn’t the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update you may be patiently awaiting, but it’s said to address compatibility issues for some SD cards, as well as deliver...
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Samsung Outs Windows Phone 8 ‘Odyssey’ and ‘Marco’

July 30, 2012

During an ongoing legal dispute with Apple, Samsung has outed two potential Windows Phone 8 devices, called Odyssey and Marco, in submitted court documents. The pair of handsets are powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 dual-core 1.5GHz processor, support 4G LTE connectivity, and will apparently launch in Q4 of 2012. The Odyssey is clearly...
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Jelly Belly Jelly Beans Jar Live Wallpaper for Android (Video Review)

July 28, 2012

The Jelly Belly Candy Company released a Jelly Bean themed Live Wallpaper for Android! It’s simply called Jelly Belly Jelly Beans Jar Live Wallpaper and it’s available now on the Google Play Store for free. Jelly Belly actually teamed up with our friends over at Kittehface Software to create this fun wallpaper for your...
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Everyone’s Olympic Games: The Road to London 2012 Samsung Galaxy S III Commercial (Video)

July 28, 2012

In this latest advertisement, Samsung continues to market the Galaxy S III as the official Android smartphone of the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games. Called Everyone’s Olympic Games – The Road to London 2012, the commercial concentrates on various features of the handset from an athlete’s perspective. Check out the video below. Video Description:...
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Babel Rising 3D Android Game Now Free on Google Play

July 28, 2012

Ubisoft’s Babel Rising 3D, a popular tower defense game on Android, is now available in a “Free-to-Play” version on the Google Play store. The original $4.99 premium copy is still present, however, this particular version gives users a freemium option. Also, several updates are scheduled in the coming weeks which will include new passive...
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No Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Updates for 2011 Sony Xperia Line

July 28, 2012

Although Sony recently upgraded the complete 2011 Xperia smartphone line to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it seems they will not be treated to the newest 4.1 Jelly Bean update. The news comes from Sony Mobile’s Facebook page, where UK product manager John Cooper revealed that the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S and Xperia...
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Runtastic PRO Android App Updated with 3D Earth View (Video)

July 28, 2012

Runtastic PRO for Android, a popular personal tracking app for running, biking and other sports activities, has been updated to version 3.3.1 with some significant new features. Most notably, Runtastic teamed up with Google Earth to become the first fitness app with 3D video playback. The app also conveniently auto pauses when there are...
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Samsung Galaxy S III and Note Featured in the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony (Video)

July 28, 2012

If you closely watched the entertaining 2012 London Olympic Opening Ceremony last night, then you may have noticed Samsung’s brief presence during the event. Both the Galaxy Note and Galaxy S III were featured during the first cultural segment of a dance routine in the show’s celebration. The scene celebrated the invention of the...
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