Recent in Month: November 2011

China’s First Tablet Rocking Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwiched Demoed [Video]

Nov 30th - Never one to stay behind the curve as far as technology is concerned, China is all set to receive their own taste of Ice Cream Sandwich with thanks to this mysterious tablet running Android 4.0.1. The 10-inch tab — which is apparently a Xoom knockoff (I don’t see it) — runs Android 4.0 surprisingly well, ...

More Android Security Issues Exposed – This Time From Apps Already Installed On Your Device

Nov 30th - It wasn’t bad enough to have apps like CarrierIQ pre-installed on our devices which record our every swipe and now this. Researchers at North Carolina State University have apparently uncovered some vulnerabilities in the apps that come pre-installed on Android devices that could potentially allow for malicious applications to wreak all kinds of havoc on ...

Clearwire In Talks With Sprint To Acquire $1 Billion In Funding

Nov 30th - If you thought (more or less hoping) Clearwire — Sprint’s current 4G WiMax provider — would just go away already it seems their demise may be put off a little bit longer. Reports are saying that Clearwire is close to securing even more funding from Sprint to the tune of $1 billion that, besides being ...

Some HTC Rezound Owners Experiencing Audio Interference When Using Headphones

Nov 30th - What’s the worst thing that could happen when your phone pushes its high-caliber audio as a main selling point? A problem with the sound quality of said audio. While the HTC Rezound we had a chance to review passed the sound quality test with flying colors, a growing number of owners are reporting a static ...

Verizon Motorola XOOM Receiving Software Update to Enable Pay-as-You-Go Plans

Nov 30th - The Motorola XOOM for Verizon is receiving a small (8MB small) update as of today. Given the minute size, don’t expect any big feature changes. It’s looking like the only major adjustment is an under-the-hood change allowing the tablet to be activated on Verizon’s month-to-month 4G LTE plans. The update provides a good option for ...

Dish Network Advertising Logitech Revue with Android 3.1, Update Nowhere to Be Found

Nov 30th - Shortly before Google announced the rollout of Android 3.1 for Google TV (Google TV 2.0), Logitech began shipping their final batch of Revue set-top boxes with a sticker advertising the new software. The manufacturer confirmed with us that the new version of Android did not come installed out of the box and would rather touch ...

Box.net Also Giving LG Owners 50GB of Free Storage

Nov 30th - Box.net is bringing the same 50GB of free storage offered to owners of Sony Ericsson handset owners to those with LG-made Android smartphones. The details of the offer remain the same, with anyone downloading the Box.net app and signing up for and account via their LG phone receiving 50GB of storage. The offer is valid ...

Motorola Gives Droid RAZR Owners an App to Find their Car

Nov 30th - If you frequently find it difficult to remember where you left your car, there are quite a few apps to choose from. If you are a Motorola Droid RAZR owner there is one specifically designed for you. The free app “Motorola Car Finder” is available now for those often wondering “was my car towed/stolen or ...

Galaxy Nexus LTE Images Uncovered in Verizon Site Source Code

Nov 30th - We have no idea when Verizon actually plans to launch the Samsung Galaxy Nexus (though there is plenty of speculation), but whatever is going on Big Red is most definitely getting things prepared. Android Forum┬ámember Ytram did some digging in the Verizon website’s XML manifest and uncovered the images that will eventually make up the ...

HTC Raider (Holiday) Stops by FCC en Route to AT&T

Nov 30th - The HTC Raider has been available in Canada for a few weeks now, but a US release still escapes the device. The handset once known under the Holiday name has long been rumored to make a stop at AT&T, but any word of an announcement has been missing as the holiday season kicks into high ...

Happy Holidroid Contest: Quick Pic Challenge

Nov 30th - You’ll want to sign up for AndroidForums.com for today’s contest challenge AND future challenges. Because DISQUS allows comment editing without timestamps, we’re unable to assuredly identify a winner using the Phandroid commenting system for time-based contests. Make sure you read each contest post carefully to make sure you’re doing it right! If you’re unsure what ...

Check Out Grungy Ball for Android [Video]

Nov 30th - We were just tipped about a cool looking game called Grungy Ball for Android. It’s a very simple game – just like the name of the developer implies – but looks fun and looks great doing what it does. You have elevated panels on which to roll a grungy-looking ball, trying to make your way ...