Recent in Day: May 17, 2011

Sprint Does It Again With Hilarious TV Spot For The Nexus S

May 17th - Looks like it’s that time again… Time for some fun Android videos from across the internets! This time featuring yet another great Android tv-spot from Sprint. Say what you will about the carrier’s coverage (or reasonable pricing options), but these guys know how to rep Android and they rep it well. Whether it was their ...

Leaked Roadmap: T-Mobile Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down

May 17th - With the buyout of T-Mobile by AT&T you would expect them to begin slacking off. I can picture employees at their desks throwing papers airplanes and letting the phone ring off the hook. Well, I guess T-Mobile is treating this whole “merger business” like it may never happen. Take this leaked roadmap for instance. It’s ...

Nvidia Co-Founder Sees Android Tablets Eventually Dominating The iPad

May 17th - Reuters was holding a Global Technology Summit yesterday where they invited speakers from the some of the biggest companies in the world to talk about the future of tech. It was here that Jen-Hsun Huang, Nvidia’s co-founder sounded off on the future of Android tablets. According to Jen, he sees Android tablets completely dominating and ...

Updated Tiamat Kernel For Motorola Xoom Brings Tegra 2 To A Screaming 1.6GHz

May 17th - If you don’t know by now, Android has probably one of the greatest developer communities in the world. You gotta give these guys a pat on the back. They can single handedly breath new life into aging hardware making it feel better than the day you bought it. One such dev over on XDA, Tiamat, ...

Download: LG Revolution User Guide

May 17th - Just as soon as the LG Revolution got a rumored launch date of May 26th, this user guide has found its way into the hands of Droid-Life. Yep, it’s still Bing’d. And you had to guess Netflix would still be supported. Everything else is as you’d expect, though – it’s a 4G LTE device, has ...

ASUS Transformer and Acer Iconia Tab to Get Android 3.1 Early June

May 17th - Folks who are worried about after-market support from the OEMs who’ve sold them the latest tablets need not worry anymore – they’re delivering. It’s being reported that both ASUS and Acer will be delivering Android 3.1 to their tablets early June. Google made mention of the update at Google I/O, if you don’t remember, and ...

LauncherPro Update Adds Real Homescreen Looping and Icon Packs

May 17th - Federico Carnales – famed LauncherPro developer – has unleashed version .8.6 in the Android market and brings with it some interesting changes. One is real homescreen looping. If you used the looping feature in .8.5, you’ll know it wasn’t really looping –  it just quickly bounced you back to the left or right-most homescreen as ...

Nexus S 4G Having Reception Issues?

May 17th - A new device, another boatload of problems storming in. This time, the Nexus S 4G is giving users signal trouble. Users report that they sometimes can not get any type of signal – be it 4G, 3G, or 1xTT – in certain instances while other Sprint phones are getting strong signals in those same areas. ...

SPB Wallet for Android Now Available

May 17th - Yes, things have been quite scary with all of this talk about trojans, malware and data theft plaguing the Android platform. While an extremely vast majority of Android users should have nothing to worry about in those regards, people are still concerned. I know a few of you might approach SPB Wallet with caution because ...

Download: Try Out the Dolphin HD 5 Beta

May 17th - The folks at Dolphin have been hard at work on the next iteration of their popular Android browser, but only a select group of people were able to get their hands on the latest up until this point. They’ve announced a public beta for version 5.0, though. Changes may not seem significant on the surface, ...

Intel: You’ll See Us Inside Phones in the Earlier Parts of 2012

May 17th - Intel has already laid out plans to produce mobile chipsets with Android support. We still don’t know how good these will be and how they’ll do up against competition at this point, but Intel’s given a hint as to when we’ll start seeing the first devices with their chipsets embedded – early 2012. I imagine ...

New Gingerbread Leak for Epic 4G Arrives, And It’s Stable Enough [EE03]

May 17th - This isn’t the first Gingerbread leak for the Samsung Epic 4G, but the first one was really unstable. GPS didn’t work, 4G didn’t work and there was just a sea of other issues that had people running back to Froyo. The folks behind ACS have gotten their hands on yet another leak, though. This one ...

Google starts rolling out Music Beta invites to Verizon Motorola XOOM owners

May 17th - When we first caught wind of Google’s launch of Music Beta, word was that both attendees of Google I/O and owners of the   Motorola XOOM would be first to gain access to the invite-only service. Google I/O’s announcement passed and only attendees of the event were given their invites, but XOOM owners are indeed ...

New KDDI Infobar interface gives Windows Phone 7 a run for its money

May 17th - What do you get when you take an Android 2.3 base layer and stack a slick interface on top? The new look of Japan’s KDDI Infobar line of phones as they cross into the smartphone age. Yes, it does look a lot like Windows Phone 7, tiles and all, but that’s not going to stop ...