Recent in Day: April 1, 2012

Hands-On Video: Shake to Charge and Solar Charger Apps Fix Battery Life Problems

Apr 1st - Alright, if you haven’t heard, it’s April Fool’s day. I’m sure by now, there’s already a fair share of “hilarious” April fools pranks being posted around the internet. That’s the main reason I always unplug from the internet on all-hallows-fools-day and of course — trust no one. But just because I wont compromise my journalistic …

Zite, my new (co-)favorite reading app

Apr 1st - I love to read. Books, not that much (though I’m really enjoying Jonah Lerner’s Imagine) but I can spend countless hours just bouncing around the internet, following a ton of blogs plus or just ending up somewhere randomly. Hence, it’s no real surprise that my favorite app on my tablet is Pulse. As I explained …

Microsoft’s “Smoked By WP7” Challenge extended. Go loot them, Phandroids!

Apr 1st - Didn’t get a chance to pick up a special edition “Hunger Games” laptop from HP during Microsoft’s Smoked By WP7 challenge? Good news for you, folks, ‘cos it’s been extended until the 5th of April. A few limitations, though, this time. If you lose (and that is unfortunately very much possible, since the challenges you’d …

Android 4.0.4 for Nexus S 4G leaked

Apr 1st - The Nexus brand has taken quite a bit of a hit over the recent few weeks, with Google failing to provide what we have all considered the defining feature for the handsets (quick and timely updates). It’s disheartening to see that only a subset of the Nexus S users are on ICS, but we’ve finally …