Posts Tagged ‘ droid ’

Verizon HTC Droid DNA 2.04.605.2 Update Scheduled to Fix Bluetooth, WiFi Connectivity Issues (Changelog)

February 12, 2013

Verizon Wireless is scheduling an upgrade for the HTC Droid DNA, as indicated by the support page for the build 2.04.605.2 update pictured below. It’s not a major update, but it will fix some nagging issues with Bluetooth, HotSpot and WiFi connectivity, which should please some users. Sound quality for headsets is said to...
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ShiftyJelly’s Pocket Casts 4 for Android Coming Soon, Get Your Podcasts Ready (Changelog)

February 1, 2013

It’s been a year since ShiftyJelly last updated its popular podcast app for Android, cleverly called Pocket Casts. Most Android users probably assumed the app had been abandoned, especially since the iPhone version has been getting regular updates as recent as November. Despite the lack of updates, Pocket Casts has held its ground as arguably...
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Angry Mob Games’ Alien vs Predator: Evolution Coming to Android and iOS (Video)

January 29, 2013

Angry Mob Games, developers of the popular Android/iOS games Guerrilla Bob and Muffin Knight, will soon followup on Fox Digital Entertainment’s hit Predators title by releasing somewhat of a sequel, called Alien vs Predator: Evolution. Gamers will be able to play as either a Jungle Hunter Predator or Alien in the AVP universe. As a...
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Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Strength Test Demo from CES 2013 (Video)

January 15, 2013

Corning unveiled its new glass technology for smartphones and tablets, Gorilla Glass 3, at the International CES 2013 in Las Vegas. The third generation of Gorilla Glass is said to be three times more scratch resistant. According to Corning, Gorilla Glass 3 has been improved at the molecular level by implementing a feature called...
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Android Tablet to Smartphone eCoupled Two-Way Wireless Charging Demo by Fulton Innovation (CES 2013 Video)

January 15, 2013

At Fulton Innovation’s booth at the 2013 CES, we received a tech demo of the new eCoupled two-way wireless charging solution between tablets and smartphones. Essentially, a tablet that’s being charged wirelessly can actually be used to wirelessly charge a Qi-enabled mobile phone. By placing the two devices back-to-back, the power transfers wirelessly between...
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Polaroid iM1836 Android Smart Camera with Interchangeable Lens Hands On (Video)

January 14, 2013

After failing to bring the SC1630 Smart Camera to market in 2012, Polaroid is back with another attempt at an Android-powered point-and-shoot digital camera in 2013. The new 18 megapixel Polaroid iM1836 Android Smart Camera was announced at the 2013 International CES and this time it features updated specs and an interchangeable lens. Interestingly...
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CTIA 2014 to be Super Mobile Show, Set for September 9-11

January 2, 2013

CTIA, the Wireless Association, typically holds two conferences focused on mobility each year. CTIA 2013, geared for technology and consumer electronics, is scheduled to take place on May 21st in Las Vegas while MobileCON, centered around IT solutions, is set for October 9th in San Diego. Well, next year, the association will consolidate its...
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HTC Droid DNA Android Gaming: Contract Killer Zombies 2, Zombiewood and Dead Trigger (Video)

December 31, 2012

In this video, we check out how Verizon’s HTC Droid DNA smartphone performs when playing three highly rated Android games. We demo Glu Mobile’s Contract Killer Zombies 2 (third person over the shoulder shooter), Gameloft’s Zombiewood (dual-stick shooter), and Madfinger Games’ Dead Trigger (first-person shooter). Coincidentally, they’re all zombie games available for free in...
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Giveaway: Win Cruzerlite Cases for Asus Nexus 7 Tablet, Samsung Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Nexus Smartphones (UPDATE: Winners Announced!)

December 23, 2012

UPDATE: Winners have been selected and contacted by email! Congratulations to: S. Baranco, L. Imutan, S. Rener, Asa, A. Baroudi, D. Hansen, G. Ries, and R. Jeffries. Thanks to everyone who participated and stay tuned to our YouTube channel and for more giveaways. We, at SmartKeitai, want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas,...
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Google and Motorola Developing ‘X Phone’ and ‘X Tablet’ Android Devices for 2013 Release

December 21, 2012

Motorola and Google are working together to release a next-generation Android smartphone and tablet in 2013, reports The Wall Street Journal. Former Google product manager Lior Ron is in charge of overseeing the development of the “X Phone” and the “X Tablet” will apparently follow soon after its release. Unfortunately, there isn’t much information...
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ESPN ScoreCenter App for Android, iOS Updated to 3.0 with Refreshed UI

December 20, 2012

The ESPN ScoreCenter app has been updated to version 3.0 with a completely redesigned and optimized user experience for Android smartphones and tablets, as well as iOS devices, including the iPhone 5 and iPad. The new, simplified UI is said to make it easier to access the latest scores, news, alerts and video highlights...
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New Google Nexus 4 Commercial Stars Android 4.2 Jelly Bean’s Photo Sphere Feature (Video)

December 19, 2012

One of the coolest features of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is the ability to take 360 degree panoramas with the the new Photo Sphere feature. It essentially allows you to relive your memories as if you’re there again, similar to Street View in Google Maps. Well, the latest LG Nexus 4 commercial is centered...
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Nvidia Tegra 4 Processor Specs: 4-Plus-1 Quad-Core, 28nm, 6x Power of Predecessor (Leaked Slide)

December 18, 2012

Details of Nvidia’s next generation mobile processor, Tegra 4 (codenamed Wayne), have leaked via a slide on a Chinese website. The upcoming chipset, which will debut early next year, possibly at MWC 2013 in February, is reportedly 6x more powerful than Tegra 3 and 20x more beastly than Tegra 2, as the fourth generation...
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Samsung Parodies Own ‘Work Trip’ Commercial with Santa and Mrs. Claus for New Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S III Christmas Spot (Video)

December 17, 2012

Remember Samsung’s sexually suggestive “Work Trip” commercial for the Galaxy S III Android smartphone? You know, the one where a husband is leaving for a business trip and his wife surprises him with a last-second NFC sharing of what’s hinted to be a homemade sex-tape as she warns him not to watch it on...
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Christmas HD 1.4.2 Android Live Wallpaper (Video Review)

December 16, 2012

This is a video review update for Christmas HD, one of the best live wallpapers available for Android this holiday season. We demo every feature using a Samsung Galaxy Note II smartphone running Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean and Google Nexus 10 tablet running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. If you’re interested, grab the festive Christmas-themed...
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