Recent in Day: October 20, 2011

Sony Currently In Discussions To Bring Playstation Suite To Non-Sony Devices

Oct 20th - Remember back when Sony said their Playstation Suite would arrive on other non-Sony Android devices sometime in the future? Well, speaking during AsiaD today in Hong Kong, Sony Computer Entertainment chairman Kaz Hirai (damn, that’s a cool name) gave us a little bit of an update on the progress with that. Apparently, the framework is ...

Verizon Announces Group Buy for HTC Rhyme on Facebook – Up To 50% Discount

Oct 20th - While personally, I’m not too excited about the HTC Rhyme (don’t you dare call it a chick phone), I am excited about the way Verizon is going about promoting it. If you jump on the Verizon Wireless Facebook page you’ll see that they are offering a social deal for the device where the discount is ...

Steve Jobs Biography Describes Jobs As Hell Bent On Destroying Android

Oct 20th - The biography on the life of Steve Jobs is about to be released on Monday and is simply titled, “Steve Jobs.” The book is being written by Walter Isaacson and provides new insight on Jobs and not only his falling out with Google’s Eric Schmidt but the Android operating system Schmidt helped commission as an ...

Get The Look Of Ice Cream Sandwich On Your Rooted Device Now [Download]

Oct 20th - Love it or hate it, Ice Cream Sandwich has made a drastic change in the overall look of stock, vanilla Android. What some are calling the “Tron UI” from Honeycomb is officially the new look of the Android OS on smartphones. If flashing buggy and extremely alpha versions of the SDK port aren’t exactly your ...

Race of Champions Brings Jaw Dropping, Cart Racing Visuals to Android

Oct 20th - I’ll admit, I was one of those nay-sayers quick to point out the over-kill of equipping our smartphones and tablets with overly powerful beefy GPU’s — I mean, it’s not going to make Angry Birds look any better, right? Well, consider me wrong. Mobile gaming is about to get real serious, real soon. Look no ...

Apps of the Day: Sweeper 3D and Mobile Mouse

Oct 20th - While this week’s slate of news may have been gobbled up by the DROID RAZR, Galaxy Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich, we still like to highlight applications that run on all these cool phones. After all, they wouldn’t be smartphone if they couldn’t do the many things that they can. We’ve only got a couple ...

Google Maps Update Adds NFC Support For Upcoming Android 4.0’s Android Beam Feature

Oct 20th - Google has updated Google Maps to prepare for the upcoming launch of Ice Cream Sandwich. The update’s changelog suggested the only change was related to reduced app storage size for devices with varying resolutions, but tucked away in the permissions list was NFC support, likely for the Android Beam feature that we saw demoed this ...

TELUS Getting Samsung Galaxy S II X on October 28th

Oct 20th - TELUS in Canada have finally officially announced their plans to carry a Galaxy S II variant – the Samsung Galaxy S II X. It’s not much different from T-Mobile’s version here in the states with its 4.5 inch Super AMOLED Plus display, 1.5GHz processor and 4G speeds. It also has an 8 megapixel 1080p HD ...

Try Out an Early Version of CM7 for Your DROID Bionic

Oct 20th - As we’ve come to expect with any phone by now, developers are hard at work trying to get CyanogenMod 7 (the Gingerbread one) up on the Motorola DROID Bionic. This is by no means a daily driver but if you want to give it a shot and provide input on the project, find instructions and ...

Dungeon Defenders: Second Wave Expansion Now Free for All Android Users

Oct 20th - Trendy Entertainment are feeling a bit celebratory right now, and for good reason – they’ve reached 1 million+ users for their mobile online RPG Dungeon Defenders and are looking forward to adding many more with the release of a console version. In order to celebrate, they’re giving out the second expansion – Second Wave – ...

ooVoo for Android Reaches 200 Different Devices

Oct 20th - ooVoo has just announced that they’ve added new Android devices to their list of supported devices for their video chatting service. New to the party are the┬áSamsung Galaxy S2, Samsung Charge, HTC Sensation 4G, Motorola Droid Bionic and LG Optimus 2X / T-Mobile G2X. Today’s update brings their total to a whopping 200+ supported Android ...

PSA: New Verizon 4G LTE Markets Go Live Today

Oct 20th - Some time ago, Verizon detailed new cities getting 4G LTE coverage and expansions. We’ll have the full list for you in a bit, but this is just a reminder that the new markets are now lit up – go ahead and check for the insane data speeds afforded with Verizon 4G if you haven’t already ...

ASUS Confirms Ice Cream Sandwich for the Transformer

Oct 20th - According to the droves of email that invaded our inbox, ASUS has just tweeted something sweet. And by sweet I do mean Ice Cream Sandwich related. They’ve confirmed through Twitter that their popular Android tablet – the Eee Pad Transformer – will be getting Ice Cream Sandwich. “Stay tuned for updates,” they say. We’ll certainly ...

Samsung Galaxy Note Source Code is Available

Oct 20th - The source code for the Samsung Galaxy Note is now available. The five inch device targeted toward note takers and drawers is hardly available around the world but if any developers want to get a head start on their wares in anticipation of its arrival, look no further. Click here for the download. [Android Police]

Official: Motorola Admiral Coming to Sprint October 23, Direct Connect for $100

Oct 20th - The oft-leaked Motorola Admiral has been made official. The all-Android smartphone is built for Sprint’s Direct Connect network and will be available online starting October 23rd and in stores November 13th. For $100 on a new two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate, the Admiral offers a 1.2GHz processor, 5MP camera, and 3.1-inch Gorilla ...