Recent in Day: November 1, 2011

Motorola DROID RAZR Shows Off SpeedTests and Boot Animation [Video]

Nov 1st - The Motorola DROID RAZR launch is almost upon us and as we near its release, the device has already showed up in the hands of one lucky user on YouTube. While there’s not too much here we haven’t already seen, the lucky Razr user does give us a brief video tour of the device showing …

Nexus S Experiments Continue Aboard The International Space Station

Nov 1st - Looks like those Nexus S’s that were taken up into space are still going strong. In an update that was posted on NASA’s International Space Station page, it appears the experiments using the free-flying SPHERES and the Nexus S continued today as the Expedition 29 crew, who are currently calling the International Space Station home, …

Pigs In Trees Soars Onto Android Market – Bird vs Pig Battle Rages On

Nov 1st - Pigs in Trees was released earlier this month in the Android Market and since I had so much fun with it, I wanted to make sure it got your guys’ attention. The game features a bit of a role reversal from Angry Birds, this time putting you in command of pigs in planes that you …

Android Market Version 3.3.11 Now Being Pushed To Devices [Download]

Nov 1st - I noticed the new Android Market making the rounds on Twitter today and thankfully it’s been uploaded for the downloading. While this download will work for all users (rooted or not), if you’re a tablet user hoping to get in on some of this action, we’ve heard it hasn’t been playing too nice with those …

Droid Bionic OTA Update Expected in 30 to 60 Days

Nov 1st - Those still awaiting an answer to bugs that have become a nuisance to some Motorola Droid Bionic owners might have to wait a bit longer. While it looked hopeful that patched software would be coming sooner rather than later, a post from a spokesperson on the Motorola Owners Forums reads slightly less promising. An update …

Motorola RAZR Gets a Makeover for Chinese Debut

Nov 1st - Does this look like the RAZR Motorola announced a couple weeks back? Not at first glance, but the phone carries all the same specs. Known as the Motorola MT917, the handset is headed for release in China thanks to its TD-SCDMA radio. The overall feel of the phone remains the same with a slim design …

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LG Spectrum Headed to Verizon, Could Be Revolution 2

Nov 1st - What do you call a 4G LTE phone made by LG and headed to Verizon? The LG Spectrum, but we may have once known it as the LG Revolution 2. Though rumors and even images once abounded concerning the followup to the original Revolution released last spring, news has gone dormant as Verizon gears up …

Samsung Illusion Coming to Verizon this Month?

Nov 1st - 4G is the new 3G, but 3G has not been forgotten. The Samsung Illusion, which we last saw floating around Flickr, won’t fool anybody with it’s  mid-range hardware, but  it will provide a decent alternative to the barrage of high-powered smartphones Verizon is offering this holiday season. A leaked rebate sheet reveals the device could …

Motorola Atrix 2 Easily Rooted with Existing Methods

Nov 1st - Proud to call yourself an owner of the Motorola Atrix 2 on AT&T? Though the handset was just released last week, a root method is already in place. The method deployed is based around the procedure developed for the Motorola Droid Bionic and was compiled by user Jimmy273 over at XDA. The original method is credited …

Pentagon Approves Its First Android Smartphone…the Dated Dell Streak

Nov 1st - The US likes to stay on top of technology when it comes to the defense of its people. Take for instance a railgun the Navy has been testing, which recently fired off its 1,000th shot, a milestone in proving the weapon feasible for combat situations. But things are a bit different when it comes to …

HTC Rezound Compared on Video to Thunderbolt as Rumored Launch Draws Near

Nov 1st - Another day, another video of the HTC Rezound. It never ceases to amaze me how some handsets are leaked without end prior to their official announcement, while others manage to slip under the radar almost unnoticed. Musings aside, this latest look gives us a head-to-head comparison with the HTC Thunderbolt, the handset the Rezound will …

HTC Raider Now Available through Bell

Nov 1st - If you call Canada home and want to lock into the LTE airwaves currently permeating the Great White North courtesy of Bell, you get your chance today as the carrier has released their first 4G smartphone, the HTC Raider. The Raider features a 4.5-inch qHD display, 8MP camera, and 1.2GHz dual-core CPU. If you can …

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T-Mobile Vivacity for Europe Hits Bluetooth SIG

Nov 1st - We still don’t know a whole lot about the little fella you see above. It’s being dubbed the T-Mobile Vivacity and is said to be headed to the European sect of Deutsche Telekom’s popular mobile provider brand. It’s a Gingerbread device made by ZTE and looks to be headed straight for the low-mid range market. …