Recent in Month: June 2011

Google+ Video Tour Plus Tips + Tricks!

Jun 30th - It’s been a crazy day here at Phandroid and the internet was turned upside down tonight with Google allowing invites to their new uber exclusive Google+ social network. The flood of new peoples from all over the world actually but quite a strain on Google’s servers causing them to shut down the invite service for ...

Google+ Invite Feature Has Been Shut Down – Vic Gundotra Speaks

Jun 30th - We all knew this was coming. With the flood of anxious Google/Android loving followers rushing to get into club Google+, the demand was so huge, so “insane,” it had to be shut down. A short while ago we reported that after 24 hours, Google+ users were finally allowed to invite friends and family to join ...

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Acer Planning to Launch a New Slide Tablet This Fall?

Jun 30th - Looks like Acer just might be planning to release a new sliding tablet sometime around the 4th quarter of this year according to Digitimes’ sources within the supply chain. While we don’t know too much about the rumored device, these sources leaked that Acer’s new slide tablet will feature a 10-inch display, ARM-based processor and ...

Google+ Invites Are Now OPEN – UPDATE: And Now CLOSED

Jun 29th - So, it looks like Google has opened the invite system for those cool kids already in their new Google+ social network. Maybe the club isn’t so exclusive after all. Of course, you have to have someone already on the inside and even then, they’re only allowed to send out a limited number of invites. If ...

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Shazam Updated In The Android Market – Brings With It New Features

Jun 29th - Good news for music lovers, popular music discovering service, Shazam, has been updated in the Android Market. While the last update brought with it unlimited music tagging until Jan 1st, 2012 and social networking options, this new update brings with it music previews — something that has long been missing from the app. Now, after ...

Autodesk Inventor Publisher Viewer for Android Now Available [Video]

Jun 29th - Need a quick and easy way to view those Inventor Publisher instructions on the go? The folks at AutoDesk has just the thing for you. Simply named AutoDesk Inventor Publisher Viewer, it does exactly what its name implies. Alongside viewing a list of instructions for a certain build, you can follow along with interactive tutorials ...

PhanCast 39: HTC EVO 3D, Google+, and Beyond!

Jun 29th - Last time we visited podcast style, Google had just pushed the +1 button live. Now that they’ve taken the wraps off their entire new Social Network, Google+, it’s about time we chatted again. Only a very select invited few have access to the platform so while we live vicariously through them, Quentyn and Chris are ...

No Surprise Here: You Can Use Ubuntu on a Galaxy Tab 10.1 [Video]

Jun 29th - We’ve seen it with countless phones and tablets before it, and here it is again – Ubuntu, running on a device that’s supposed to be running Android. Mind you, it’s not natively running the Linux distribution. Instead it’s running the installation inside of what we’d call something of a virtual machine. If you know how ...

Motorola DROID HD Apparently Outed on Flickr

Jun 29th - Now this is a new one. An apparent Motorola DROID HD has been outed by Flickr, a service that usually pulls EXIF data from photos that identified what kind of device took the image. One soul in Liberyville, Illinois – where Moto’s headquarters just happen to be situated – has uploaded a picture from this ...

Improve the Voice Quality on Your EVO 3D [Forum Talk]

Jun 29th - Folks on the other end telling you you sound as if you’re talking through a can and string? We’ve heard of several complaints at AndroidForums.com in this thread, as well as this one. Fortunately, we’ve got the remedy right here. You can head into your phone’s edit mode and change the vocoder to enjoy the ...

OfficeMax Impress Lets You Place Print Orders on the Go

Jun 29th - Let’s face it – not everyone has printers. And if they do, they sometimes don’t have printers fast enough to churn out hundreds of pages. That’s why OfficeMax still somehow makes their honest living off of services like these. In order to make life easier for the folks who do print, they’ve released Impress, a ...

HTC EVO 3D With GSM Bands Passes FCC

Jun 29th - Is this just the same device we heard about headed to Europe or will Canadian, T-Mobile and AT&T folks be able to get in on some 3D love before too long? A device modeled PG86300, which just happens to be the same model number as the HTC EVO 3D, has passed the FCC. It has ...