Verizon’s Samsung Continuum – the Galaxy S phone with a smaller main display to make room for that “cool” ticker display beneath it – has had its source code released and ready for developers to download. I wonder if some of the folks at XDA can do some cool stuff with that ticker display. Probably not. Samsung isn’t even releasing an official API for it. For shame. [via AC]
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