Motorola Droid 2, Droid X Overclocked to 2GHz?

October 22, 2010

The T-Mobile G2 was overclocked to a whopping 1.42GHz of processing power just two days ago. The Droid 2 and Droid X, however, have one-upped those speeds today. Clocking in at 2GHz, a developer by the name of Matt4542 is currently working on stability, as it’s not ready for prime-time action just yet. Both devices have CPU’s which are set to 1GHz by default, so we’re not sure if...
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Windows Phone 7: Five HD Games from Gameloft

October 22, 2010

Gameloft has posted a trailer on YouTube for five of their upcoming Windows Phone 7 games. UNO HD and Earthworm Jim HD are already available in the WP7 Marketplace. The games listed as coming soon include: Assassin’s Creed Altair’s Chronicles HD, Brain Challenge HD, and The Oregon Trail HD. These titles have all appeared on the iPhone before, but it’s nice to see that WP7 will not be left...
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Friday Fun: Windows Phone 7 Chocolate Bar Taste Test Video

October 22, 2010

Let’s hope Windows Phone 7 is better received by consumers than this guy’s reaction to a Windows Phone 7 chocolate bar, which was handed out at a recent Microsoft event in Sydney, Australia. The front of the wrapper prominently displays the Metro UI while the back has a bunch of promotional lingo for the platform. The chocolate bar itself has the words “Windows Phone” printed on it and the...
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Best Buy Free Phone Friday (10/22): Verizon Samsung Fascinate, Sprint Sanyo Zio, BlackBerry Bold 9700

October 22, 2010

Best Buy mobile has revealed this week’s smartphones for their ongoing “Free Phone Fridays” promotion. On Friday, October 22, they’ll be offering four smartphones: the Verizon Samsung Fascinate, Sprint Sanyo Zio, AT&T BlackBerry Bold 9700, as well as the T-Mobile branded BlackBerry Bold 9700. All deals require a 2 year contract and offers are only good for that day. The Android devices in particular stick out to us. The...
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Winamp Music Player App for Android Released (Video)

October 21, 2010

Everybody has used or at least heard of the Winamp desktop music player. Well, now you can get a mobile version for Android devices. It has persistent audio playback controls, a play queue, scrobbling, playlist shortcuts, a lock screen, the ability to sync music from the desktop player over WiFi or USB, and even comes with a widget player. Winamp for Android 2.1 and above is currently in beta,...
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SlingPlayer Mobile for Windows Phone 7 Demoed!

October 21, 2010

I’m a huge fan of SlingBox and its SlingPlayer software client, so I’m elated to see it’s coming soon for Windows Phone 7. Actually, I’ve used it on Windows Mobile, Android, and I’m sure I’ll be rocking it on Windows Phone 7 in the near future as well. If you’re still not sure what SlingPlayer is, it’s a method of streaming your cable or satellite TV feed over to...
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Windows Phone 7 OS and Device Reviews Roundup

October 21, 2010

Twitter, Facebook, and the rest of the Internet went crazy at around 7p.m. Eastern (Oct. 20) when the embargo was lifted for Windows Phone 7 reviews. We’ve been digging through the blogosphere to gather as many OS and device reviews as we can, in order to list them all in one convenient post for you, the readers. We’ll update this post often as we find more reviews (latest reviews...
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Five Halloween Live Wallpapers for Android (Video)

October 20, 2010

Halloween is just 10 days out and there’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than by decorating. For those of us who celebrate Halloween, we know just how involved our communities can get in decorating homes and offices with a variety of orange gear. Well, you can spread the love to your Android device simply by changing the background to a Live Wallpaper. In the video...
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Windows Phone 7 Has Standalone Facebook App Too (Screenshots & Video)

October 20, 2010

Facebook is so deeply integrated with Windows Phone 7 that you might as well call it the unofficial Facebook phone (with Zune action on the side, of course). Well, yesterday, Microsoft unleashed a standalone Facebook app (v1.0) for Windows Phone 7 into the Marketplace. We’ve seen the integrated features demoed on countless occasions, but little has been made about an actual Facebook app. Judging by the Marketplace images, it’s...
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T-Mobile G2 Android Overclocked to Insane Speeds, 1.42GHz!

October 20, 2010

It’s natural for smartphones these days to be overclocked by diligent developers soon after they’re released. What’s not so natural is when they’re overclocked to nearly double their intended speeds. That is exactly the case of the T-Mobile branded G2, a device that comes straight from the factory clocked in at 800MHz. Although perfectly capable at those speeds, in fact, running smoother than some 1GHz devices, one soft-hacker has...
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Droid Pro, Droid 2 Global, Citrus, and Palm Pre 2 Hitting Verizon on Nov. 11?

October 20, 2010

You have to love Verizon’s efforts to crash the Windows Phone 7 US launch parade during the second week of November. Well, if recent rumors prove to be true at least. If you recall, Verizon, along with other CDMA carriers, will not be getting Windows Phone 7 devices until 2011 , presumably because Microsoft and their partners prefer to concentrate on the more widely available GSM networks/carriers. AT&T and...
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Samsung Epic 4G Keyboard Gets Converted to Gamepad (Mod Video)

October 19, 2010

If you’ve ever played games through an emulator on your smartphone, then you know exactly how annoying it can be to play certain games using on-screen controls. In particular, I’m referring to games that require the use of diagonal directions. Classic games don’t usually have support for a virtual analog stick, so it leaves the player often struggling to move. Devices with hardware keyboards fair better with emulators, but...
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Unit Converter Pro App for Windows Phone 7

October 19, 2010

Unit converter apps are a given for any mobile platform. Here’s one called Unit Converter Pro, by Wrong Way Games, that looks fairly robust for Windows Phone 7. It can convert units in 17 categories: angle, area, currency, data storage, energy, force, fuel, length, mass, power, pressure, SI prefixes, speed, temperature, time, typography, and volume. You can also put measurements in perspective by comparing them to famous landmarks. For...
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Board Express Tapatalk and Cocktail Flow Apps for Windows Phone 7

October 19, 2010

We have two new Windows Phone 7 apps to share with you guys today, Board Express and Cocktail Flow. Both use the Windows Phone 7 guidelines with the sliding panorama user interface, and we’re digging how they look in the videos below. Board Express Tapatalk, currently an app for iOS and Android, is a convenient way to view user-forums, like XDA-developers. Not only can it be used to view...
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Palm Pre 2 and webOS 2.0 Announced, Coming Soon to Verizon

October 19, 2010

The Palm Pre 2 is alive and kicking, and it was just announced by HP. Also making headlines, webOS 2.0 will be coming soon, which will debut initially on the Pre 2. Aside from the revamped operating system, the device will sport a 1GHz processor, 3.1″ HVGA (320×480) multitouch display, 16GB of internal storage, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, slide-out full QWERTY keyboard, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, 3.5mm...
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