Recent in Month: February 2012

DotEmu Bringing Another World To The Android Market On March 16th

Feb 29th - It was a few weeks ago we told you guys that the 1991 classic, Another World (Out of This World in the US) would be getting a remake for Android devices and today, the developer, DotEmu, has finally revealed a launch date for the cult classic platformer. Another World 20th Anniversary Edition will be making ...

Today Only: Google Music Leap Day Sale – 29 Albums For Only $3 Each

Feb 29th - It’s a day that only comes along once every 4 years, and to celebrate leap year, Google is having a sale today on some of the hottest albums out with some oldies but goodies thrown into the mix as well. 29 albums in all, ranging from Rhianna, to Lana Del Rey, to Selena Gomez can ...

Toshiba Excite 10 LE Pricing and Availability Revealed

Feb 29th - After numerous “hands-on” and appearing at just about every trade-show/electronics convention, Toshiba has finally revealed the date and pricing of their upcoming “world’s thinnest 10-inch tablet,” the Toshiba Excite 10 LE. If the name sounds unfamiliar, that’s because it was formerly known as the Excite X10 (kinda like that one better) but everything remains the ...

Video: Camera-Free, Touch-Free Gesture Technology by Noalia [MWC 2012]

Feb 29th - There has always been a bit of excitement around here for hands-free gestures on devices. A lot of that is already possible with the most notable example being eyeSight. But this technology doesn’t need a camera – all it needs is the presence of your hand. The display technology by Noalia uses electrostatic fields to ...

earSmart: Can You Hear My Noise Cancellation Now?

Feb 29th - After schooling you on MHL this morning, we promised to provide you with part 2 this afternoon. Class is now in session. You’ve probably read and watched a lot of device reviews on Phandroid. In these reviews, you’ve probably seen us point out two microphone holes, usually with one on the bottom of the device ...

CamDictionary for Android Helps You Quickly Translate Foreign Languages [MWC 2012]

Feb 29th - If you’ve ever come across Chinese symbols/lettering and you were completely lost as to what they meant, we’ve found a pretty cool app for you. CamDictionary for Android makes great use of your device’s camera to quickly and easily identify those words. The app will give you a reticle in which you’ll position the symbol. ...

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Access media and control the Sony Xperia Ion with your TV’s remote [MWC 2012]

Feb 29th - Sony is making the connected home a reality via several innovations shown off at Mobile World Congress this year. One involves the way we interact with our smartphones once docked for use as a media player to push content to a larger screen. Using only your television’s remote you can navigate a special UI to ...

Ubuntu for Android Hands-on Video [MWC 2012]

Feb 29th - Canonical was one of our first stops inside AppPlanet here at Mobile World Congress. After hearing about Ubuntu for Android, my personal favorite flavor of Linux, I had to hunt them down. We were showed the app running on a Motorola ATRIX 4G 2. Ubuntu tells us that they do have a minimum spec recommendation. ...

MHL Might Already Be Charging Your Phone: Do You Know What It Is?

Feb 29th - Don’t be tricked by the flashy phone in the steering wheel mobile gaming component of this video. While it’s definitely cool and makes playing racing games much more fun (easier to make gradual turns because of the turning radius), the folks at MHL weren’t promoting a game of any kind. In fact, you can’t physically ...

Deezer for Android Hands-on Video [MWC 2012]

Feb 29th - Being a US-based site, we hadn’t heard of Deezer before Mobile World Congress. If you weren’t in the know like us, Deezer is a streaming music service not unlike Slacker that allows you to access tons of music from many different labels. For about 10 euros per month, you can search and listen to individual ...

Batgirl Disses Batman, Sandwich Dances with Android Robots

Feb 29th - I’m not sure if the entire MWC has gone delusional due to lack of sleep or, with all of the major announcements behind us, the Android enthusiasts got ancy…. but this is one scene I definitely DID NOT anticipate seeing. Watch Batwoman diss Batman for two oversized Android robots. The Android Robots definitely have the ...