Recent in Month: August 2011

Fujitsu Arrows Tab – Ruggedized Android Tablet For Active Lifestyles

Aug 29th - If one of your gripes with current Android tablets is how they wouldn’t be able to stand up to your active lifestyle well, Fujitsu may have something in the works for you. It’s called the Arrows Tab (F-01D) and this bad boy could be the world’s first dust/water proof rugged Honeycomb tablet when released next …

iEmu Hopes To Bring iOS Apps To Your Android Device

Aug 29th - iEmu is a new Kickstarter project brought to you by Chris Wade, one of the guys responsible for iOS’s earliest jailbreak exploits back in the day. Chris is hoping to gain enough funding so that he and his team can get an iOS emulator up and running on Android, Linux, Mac and Windows. The iEmu …

Apps of the Day: Tetris Free and Epson iPrint

Aug 29th - I remember growing up as a child and not liking Tetris. Not because I wasn’t into puzzle games or because I couldn’t get very far, but because I could never figure out how to clear multiple lines of blocks at the same damn time. It sickens me. I do well enough to survive and conjure …

AT&T Confirms LG Thrill 4G for September 4th

Aug 29th - With no press release in sight (yet) AT&T’s gone and made the LG Thrill 4G’s launch date official. They’ve asked users to tell them how their worlds will come alive on September 4th. We’ve been waiting quite a long time for this thing (since March, if you haven’t been keeping track) and we’re glad to …

Sony Inviting Canadian Consumers to Sony Tablet S (S1) Event in Toronto Mid-September

Aug 29th - If the Sony S1 – Sony’s first Honeycomb tablet (the 10.1 inch single display model) – interests your pique even a little bit, Sony’s willing to let you into their main Canadian offices to check the tablet out at a “Customer VIP” invite-only event. The event takes places September 14th and 15th. The tablet isn’t …

LG VS920 Squeezes Through the FCC With LTE Radios [Revolution 2?]

Aug 29th - Judging from the model number and the fact that it has LTE radios inside, we wouldn’t be surprised to see the LG VS920 – which just passed the FCC – turn out to be the LG Revolution 2. While I wouldn’t say we’re long overdue for a sequel (the LG Revolution isn’t a dated phone …

Purple HTC EVO 3D to be Offered Exclusively at Best Buy

Aug 29th - After hearing word that a white HTC EVO 3D would be offered at Radio Shack, rumors say Best Buy will also be getting in on the alternate color craze. This time, they’ll be bringing a Barney the Dinosaur purple edition of the HTC EVO 3D. Not sure how many of you are going to be …

More HTC Sensation Devices Added to Official Bootloader Unlock Support List

Aug 29th - The initial list of devices supported by HTC for an official way to unlock their bootloaders was small, but they have since been working to add more. The most recent update sees no new phone models, but we do get support for HTC Sensation units in other regions and on other carriers. We’ve got T-Mobile …

Motorola DROID Bionic Twitter Account is Fake

Aug 29th - You’ve probably seen “confirmation” of the DROID Bionic’s September 8th release date running rampant. This is due to a @DroidBionic twitter account that posted such information, claiming it to be “official” and posing as an officially-sanctioned account of Verizon’s answer release questions and generating buzz. Unfortunately, we must inform you all that this account is …

Samsung Mesmerize Getting Android 2.3

Aug 29th - Thought you US Cellular customers would be left in the dark when it came to getting the Android 2.3 update for your Samsung Galaxy S Mesmerize? US Cellular has confirmed via Facebook that they are indeed still working on the upgrade. Unfortunately all they could give in the way of a date was “as soon …

HTC Sense 3.5 Previewed in 5 Minute Video

Aug 29th - If the paltry set of screenshots of HTC Sense 3.5 that leaked last week weren’t enough, we’ve got another helping of leak stew for you. And this one is even more chunky. Someone at XDA.cn has gotten their hands on an HTC Bliss running HTC Sense 3.5 and decided to give us a five minute …

Google TV Not Going Anywhere Soon, Platform Looks to Expand

Aug 29th - Speaking at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Chairman Eric Schmidt reaffirmed Google’s commitment to their struggling TV platform. In fact, Schmidt says Google TV is looking to expand with more partners moving forward, pointing to a limited selection of hardware and software integrated into televisions sets, devices that consumers buy sparingly. With a new build …

Samsung Unveils ChatON Messaging Service as BBM, iMessege Competitor

Aug 29th - Samsung is rolling out their own take on cross-platform messaging with the introduction of ChatON. The service supports group chat among other features such as the ability to share a “trunk” of photos and videos. For now Samsung is just providing a brief overview, but the platform will be on display in full at next …