Recent in Month: March 2012

Infographic: Do you use your smartphone for job searching?

Mar 31st - Smartphones have become our go-to devices for a plethora of tasks. Undoubtedly, we have become much more productive when on-the-go. And according to an infographic provided by JIBE, this is also the case for those that are looking for employment. It is usual to find companies that have gotten rid of paper applications. But the ...

Android 4.0 build leaks for the Motorola Droid RAZR

Mar 31st - We know that the Android 4.0 update might be coming to the Droid RAZR (and other devices) as soon as next week. Such rumors are shaking up the inter webs, but if you want a bit more of proof, a new build for the super-thin device has just been leaked. Before you get ready for ...

Super fast HTC One X camera tested against Galaxy Nexus and Sony Xperia S

Mar 31st - The HTC One X has been showing some amazing performance. The device is arguably the best device unveiled at Mobile World Congress. And one of the factors HTC tried to emphasize the most in Barcelona was the device’s camera performance. We have already done a quick test, and the HTC One X won against a ...

Humor: Google Maps 8-Bit coming to NES gaming platform

Mar 31st - Many of you may still have your OG Nintendo (NES) consoles laying around. That is, assuming you are old enough to have owned one of them. But if you are still a proud gamer with 8-Bit graphics, you may be glad to hear that Google is “soon to release” a cartridge that will bring all ...

Flurry claims Amazon App Store provides 3X revenue compared to Google Play

Mar 31st - Mobile app analytics company Flurry has just released a report, studying per-user revenues generated by various apps that use their services across the Amazon App Store, Google Play and the Apple App Store. While it isn’t much of a surprise that Apple’s App Store leads the way, what really is worth noting is that the ...

Droid Razr, Razr Maxx and HTC Rezound users to taste ICS next week?

Mar 31st - Well, look at what we have here. Some naughty fella decided to leak the above document, belonging to Best Buy, which states that the Droid Razr and the Razr Maxx should get an OTA update to Android 4.0 on April 4. HTC Rezound users aren’t left too far behind, with OTAs scheduled to be pushed ...

CM9 Nightly Builds for Galaxy S i9000/i9000B now available

Mar 31st - There was an understandable hue and cry when Samsung announced that the original Galaxy S would not receive an Ice Cream Sandwich update. Manufacturers’ love for their custom UIs had won again, and all that Samsung promised to calm down the mob was a ‘value pack’. But, as we all knew, the developer community wouldn’t ...

T-Mobile apologizes for inadvertently sending out notification bar ads

Mar 31st - I’ve mentioned my hatred for ads pushed to notification bars before. They’re downright intrusive, and I’ll uninstall any app that does it, no matter how good it is. Unfortunately, you don’t quite get that kind of option with your carrier, so I really hope all of them learn from T-Mobile’s little error. The carrier sent ...

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Google releases Translator Toolkit for developers looking to localize apps

Mar 31st - Want to translate your app into as many languages as possible? You may want to check out the Google Translator Toolkit, which provides auto-translation of strings stored in your resource files. Now, we know Google Translate often provides some hilarious responses, and the limitation to translate your stored list of resource strings means a more ...

ICS Public Beta for the MEIZU MX or M9 now live

Mar 31st - Rock the MEIZU MX or the M9? Then we got good news for you, people, the public beta for the ICS firmware is now a go, after a little over a month of private testing. You can get more info from the press release attached at the bottom of the post. It’s really good to ...

New HTC ad shows their latest phone as the only One for you

Mar 30th - HTC is taking their One series and running with it. At the unveiling event at Mobile World Congress we were given a good idea of how the name would tie into marketing, emphasizing the new phone as the only “one” designed to meet the desires of individual users. In another way, HTC wants folks to ...

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ZTE Fury Review

Mar 30th - While most Android diehards would scoff at a device like the ZTE Fury, the Sprint handset offers proof that a quality Android experience can be delivered alongside affordable pricing. Launching for only $20 on contract, the Fury could be mistaken for something (slightly) pricier. A surprisingly good 5MP camera, snappy Qualcomm CPU, and Sprint ID ...

Verizon DROID Incredible 4G Enters the MAP Process

Mar 30th - We’ve long heard rumors of one HTC DROID Incredible 4G ready to make its way to store shelves, but outsides mere mention of the device’s name we’re not exactly sure what to expect. We’re expecting a variant of the HTC One X with LTE, of course, but anything could be the case. The device has ...

Sony Targets Mid-April for First Xperia ICS Updates

Mar 30th - Sony’s bringing the sweet taste of Ice Cream Sandwich to all their 2011 phones, and it seems we’ll have to wait just a tad longer. It’s only a two week wait (give or take a few days) because they’ve now pegged mid-April for the first set of rollouts. Of course, we imagine the unlocked and ...