Recent in Day: July 1, 2011

How Post Editing Abilities On Google+ Can Go Wrong [SOCIAL EXPERIMENT]

Jul 1st - UPDATE: Rob Jackson – 0 Timestamps – 1 Just as any young single stud would be doing on a Friday night of a holiday weekend, I was browsing through Google+… when an Incoming stream post caught my eye: Immediately I thought about Facebook, all the double posting problems, and how if you make a mistake ...

How To Video Podcast Using Google Plus Hangouts

Jul 1st - Facebook is okay. Twitter is neat. But Google+ is already opening doors. With the new “Hangout” feature, the Phandroid team tested out something we’ve wanted to do for a LONG time: video podcasting. The main thing holding us back in the past was a simple technology to get the job done. Well, check out what ...

Apps of the Day: Sports Tracker, Settlers of Catan, and More

Jul 1st - The end of the week is upon us, but a whole new month is beginning. The Android Market is oblivious to all of these things, and the apps keep coming. No worry, Apps of the Day is here to help you sort out just what’s worth downloading. Today we have a sports and fitness app ...

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Motorola Droid 3 Accessories Arrive at Verizon Stores

Jul 1st - We got our first look at what accessories to expect for the Motorola Droid 3 just yesterday, and today those accessories are beginning to arrive in Verizon’s retail stores. The appearance of these accessories has us feeling that the Droid 3 could be merely days away — that rumored July 7th release date is looking ...

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Nexus S 4G Gets Official Skype Video Calling Support

Jul 1st - Skype 2.0 launched with video calling support on only a handful of Android devices, the Nexus S being one of them. The WiMAX-ified Nexus S 4G didn’t get the same treatment. That discrepency was quickly resolved, as support for video chat on the 4G Google phone has been slipped into Skype’s Android application. Hopefully it’s ...

LG Optimus Black Headed to Multiple US Carriers?

Jul 1st - We’ve already got a pretty good idea that the LG Optimus Black is headed to US Cellular, but a recent FCC filing suggests it won’t be the only US carrier the handset will call home. An LG phone with the model number US855 has been joined by an LS855, As855, and VM855, with the first ...

Google Presents Nexus Contraptions, Puzzle Your Way to a Nexus S

Jul 1st - If you thought Google+ was the coolest thing Google unveiled this week, you obviously haven’t seen Nexus Contraptions yet. It’s a flash-based web game that has me all giddy for its similarities to a favorite from my youth, The Incredible Machine. The main object of the game is to use various objects such as rubber ...

Google a Player in Talks to Buy Hulu

Jul 1st - Hulu is up on the auction block, and Google is among the bidders interested in adding the company to their stables. Yahoo and Microsoft are also reportedly interested in purchasing the internet video streaming service and its collection of licenses for TV shows and movies. The Los Angeles Times spoke to individuals in the know ...

Vizio’s Gingerbread Tablet Now Available for Pre-Order, Shipping July 18th

Jul 1st - In case you haven’t been paying attention, Vizio has an 8-inch Android 2.3 tablet up its sleeve and is just about ready to unleash it on the masses. They are hosting a pre-order via their site where you can plop down $400 to reserve your piece of Gingerbread tablet action. With your pre-order you receive ...

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray Launching August 15 for £349 per Retailer Play.com

Jul 1st - Carphone Warehouse was first to suggest an August release for the newly announced Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray, but retailer Play.com has gone a step further and given us an exact day to mark off on the calendar. August 15th is the day the site has pegged for the Android 2.3 handset. The phone mixes a ...

DroidKungFu Malware Evolves to Avoid Detection

Jul 1st - One of the nastiest instances of Android malware uncovered as of late, DroidKungFu, is “evolving” to become trickier for antivirus software to detect. The method of deployment remains the same, with the bad software hidden inside apps that seem otherwise legitimate. Two new versions of DroidKungFu were detected, but both essentially contained the same changes. ...

Droid 2 Global Won’t See Gingerbread Until After Droid 3 Launch

Jul 1st - Anybody holding out for the Gingerbread update for the Motorola Droid 2 Global will need to practice a bit of patience, as leaked documents pertaining to the release of the Droid 3 suggest that the update to Android 2.3 won’t rollout until after the successor device has launched. It’s just another wrinkle in a saga ...