Recent in Day: December 2, 2010

Samsung Steps Up Its Memory Game

Dec 2nd - The world of Samsung isn’t all broken promises of Android upgrades, they are also major players in the semiconductor business. The Seoul based company has announced that it’s sampling and testing the first monolithic four gigabit LPDDR2 (low power double-data-rate 2) DRAM, which are intended to be used in tablets and smartphones. It’s a mouthful, ...

Unrevoked 3.22 Released, Roots Droid Incredible Again

Dec 2nd - When the HTC Droid Incredible received a recent firmware update, Unrevoked support for pain-free root was lost. We knew the Unrevoked team was hard at work bringing the app back up to speed to meet the latest software version for the Incredible, and the fruit of their labor is here. Unrevoked 3.22 brings root back ...

Gamestring Demos World of Warcraft UI for Android, WoW Addiction Sees a Spike

Dec 2nd - How do you get a World of Warcraft player to leaver their bedroom? By letting them play WoW on their Android smartphone wherever they go. Gamestring is hard at work making it a reality, and they are ready to show off what they have accomplished. A video demo on the HTC Desire shows the implementation ...

Kevin Bacon is His Own Biggest Fan in this New Logitech Revue Ad

Dec 2nd - If you are looking for the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon for this Google TV-using superfan, you won’t need to struggle to find a connection because it’s the man himself. Dressed up as a Bacon-obbsessed fan, Kevin Bacon has never quite looked creepier, but the odd commercial actually does a pretty good job of piquing ...

Flash Player Updated to 10.1.105.7

Dec 2nd - Flash Player just updated to 10.2 for desktop computing, and though we don’t know when it will be making to leap to mobile, we have been hit with a new update to Flash Player 10.1 for Android. Mysteriously absent are any indications of what is new in the update, so we will assume it is ...

NOOKcolor Teardown, Shows Us Where it Gets that Color

Dec 2nd - The NOOKcolor is an eReader running Android that makes no pretensions about being a tablet (though with a little root you’d be surprised what it can do), so likewise, the new toy from Barnes & Noble keeps it pretty simple on the inside as well. After the removal of a few simple screws you can ...

This Blackberry Torch Seems to be running MOTOBLUR

Dec 2nd - What’s that? A Blackberry running MOTOBLUR? Awesome! Well, it would be if that were actually the case. Instead, what you see above is likely the product of yet another marketing blunder. (They seem to be in full force, these days. Even our own Rob Jackson managed to create an EVO 4G with Verizon LTE support ...

Swing and a Miss: T-Mobile UK Has Yet to Deliver Android 2.2 for the Galaxy S

Dec 2nd - T-Mobile UK wanted to get Android 2.2 for their Galaxy S out two days ago: that was November 30th. That didn’t happen, and they promised that in the event of a delay, it’d certainly be out the day after that: December 1st. I looked at my calendar today, and it’s December 2nd. I didn’t have ...

DROID Pro Giving You Exchange Issues? [Forum Talk]

Dec 2nd - Oh boy. Motorola was to bring the Blackberry crowd in by the droves with the Motorola DROID Pro, what with its enhanced corporate features which keep you connected to your place of work while you’re away. Unfortunately, things aren’t as rosy as they’d have you think: tons of you are having Exchange issues. I haven’t ...

Happy Holi-Does: Buy One, Get One on Most New DROID Devices

Dec 2nd - Verizon’s got the deals for you if your children, spouse, family, or friends want a smartphone for Christmas. They’re running BOGO promotions for most of their newer DROID phones – the Droid Incredible, the Droid X, and the Droid 2 Global. The Droid Pro is feeling a little left out. Ah well. Be sure to ...

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Google Doodles Now on your Mobile Browser

Dec 2nd - Can you tell it’s a slow news day, yet? Anyway, Google’s announced that doodles – the fun designs that replace Google’s logo for special occasions – will now be featured in mobile browsers. There have been some really cool doodles (Pac-Man, anyone?) and some uninspiring ones, but they are still cool and if you’re the ...