Recent in Month: January 2012

HTC Reveals Android 4.0 Rollout For Sensation XE To Begin “Early This Year”

Jan 31st - We learned back in November that HTC was planning to deliver Ice Cream Sandwich to their dual-core lineup sometime in 2012 only problem was — when exactly? 1st quarter? Q2? Heaven forbid towards the end of the year… Well, today we finally have a better idea of when HTC plans to update some of these ...

Google TV Update Rolling Out Now For Sony Blu-Ray Players

Jan 31st - The official Google TV Twitter account tweeted just moments ago that a software update for Sony Blu-ray players has begun rolling out. The 260MB update will bring about the ability for the players to now playback Blu-rays in the 3rd dimension and much needed speed enhancements to the Chrome browser. Lord knows, my Revue browser ...

Amazon Appstore customers triple in Q4 earnings report

Jan 31st - Amazon has reported on their earnings for quarter four of 2011, and the results are nothing but positive for their growing Android Appstore. Customers were up triple from the previous quarter, the total equaling more than the rest of the year combined. The increased number of users can largely be attributed to the release of ...

Firefox 10.0 now available, improves Sync, WebGL rendering

Jan 31st - Mozilla has been on quite the roll since releasing their Firefox browser to the Android Market. A little over a month after the version 9.0 update graced the Android Market, the new Firefox 10.0 is ready to roll with plenty of improvements in tow. Users can now more easily setup Firefox Sync to share bookmarks ...

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Latest GetGlue overhaul makes watching your favorite movies and shows even more social

Jan 31st - GetGlue is ready for a new year of changing the way viewers interact around their favorite movies and shows with the release of an overhauled Android app chock full of new features. While the premise remains unchanged, a new visual stream combines comments and images from check-ins to create “user generated art.” The new stream ...

Bold or old? Who is the real Team BlackBerry? [HUMOR]

Jan 31st - RIM recently took to Twitter to conduct an informal poll of BlackBerry users. On New Year’s Eve the smartphone maker asked #TeamBlackBerry how they planned to #BeBold in the new year. The result not only made for a rather useless infographic but also resulted in the creation of a team of masked avengers. GoGo Girl, ...

Samsung Galaxy S III candidate (GT-i9300) gets WiFi certification

Jan 31st - Last week we saw the Samsung GT-i9300 appear on Samsung’s support site only to be pulled later, a sure sign that Sammy wants to keep something secret about that specific model number. The designation is in line with Samsung’s flagship series of phones and is a likely candidate to match up with the upcoming Galaxy ...

Humble Bundle brings its pay-what-you-want indie games to Android

Jan 31st - Humble Bundle has just launched its latest pack of indie games with a twist. For the first time ever, Android is among the supported operating systems (others include Windows, Max OS X, and Linux). Up for grabs are EDGE, Osmos, and Anomaly: War for Earth. If you are unfamiliar with the Humble Indie Bundle concept, ...

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Steam for Android Beta Now Open to All

Jan 31st - When Steam for Android originally launched, many members were excluded. Such is often the case with betas, but Valve has opened it up to any and everyone who has a Steam account. It’s still a beta and things are still being ironed out but you’ll at least be able to use the features that are ...

CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 0 for the Samsung Epic 4G Available [Video]

Jan 31st - While the original Epic 4G never saw a truly stable release of CyanogenMod 7, the Epic CM team are making a lot of great progress with CyanogenMod 9. The Android 4.0-based ROM brings a stock Android offering for those who’d rather not deal with TouchWiz. An “alpha 0” build was posted yesterday and it looks ...

NTT DoCoMo and NEC Announces 6.7mm MEDIAS ES N-05D

Jan 31st - The folks at NEC, in partnership with their main carrier partner NTT DoCoMo (Japan) have announced another good looking Android with another weird name. It’s the MEDIAS ES N-05D and it’s as thing as any phone will be – 6.7mm thin. The device also has a 4.3 inch 720pHD display, an 8 megapixel Exmor R ...

Samsung Announces Super Bowl Ad Details

Jan 31st - Samsung has just issued a press release detailing what they’d be doing for their first ever Super Bowl ad. Their advertisement – which will be a 90 second spot – will air sometime throughout the fourth quarter, an expensive gesture for any company to make. Bobby Farrelly, creator of There’s Something About Mary and Dumb ...