The device itself won’t be available for another couple of weeks or so, but Samsung has wasted no time in releasing the Linux kernel source (and other open-source bits and pieces) for the AT&T Galaxy Note. The AT&T Note (aka SGH-I717) sports a slightly different hardware setup to its international counterpart, the GT-N7000, hence the difference in behind-the-scenes code. As per the open source rules, the code is freely available for [Read More...]
Mobile World Congress is less than a month away in Barcelona and the anticipation is quickly building for the gadgets that will be announced. We expect to see all kinds of Android devices from tablets to TVs, but the star of the show will be smartphones. And at this year’s show a particular kind of smartphone will take center stage: the quad-core-powered-beast.
Why do you need quad-core performance in a phone? [Read More...]
The gamers in the house will be familiar with the Humble Bundle; it’s a batch of indie games that periodically go on sale for as much as you’re willing to offer, split up as you like between the developers or charity. Traditionally, the Humble Bundle has only been available for PC games, but today they’ve expanded to Android, and the titles the developers are offering are fully cross-platform (meaning [Read More...]
Casio and Verizon are continuing to roll out software updates for the G’zOne Commando, following the rugged phone’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread update late last year. The latest software for the Commando brings it up to version C771M100, and adds free push-to-talk capability, along with the usual sprinkling of bug fixes. The new software is also apparently built on a newer build of Gingerbread than the last version, and includes the “latest Google [Read More...]
We already know that the 4G LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy Note will be headed to TELUS and Rogers next month, but now we have confirmation that it’s landing on Bell Mobility Canada too. The 5.3-inch monster phone, already released internationally and coming to AT&T in the U.S. in February, appears alongside a “coming soon” message on the carrier’s official website.
In case anyone’s keeping score, Bell’s Galaxy Note is [Read More...]
But still no hard numbers given on Kindle Fire sales
Amazon today released its fourth-quarter 2011 earnings numbers. Net revenue was up 41 percent year over year to $ 48.08 billion, but net income fell 45 percent to $ 631 million.
Amazon’s already said that the Android-based Kindle Fire is its “best selling,” “most wished for” and “most gifted device” of the 2011 holiday season, but until today it had yet [Read More...]
NTT Docomo has announced their new partnership with Walt Disney Japan to create the Disney Mobile on Docomo brand. Docomo is an official corporate sponsor at Disneyland Tokyo and DisneySea Tokyo, and “special customer benefits” also will be offered from this spring at both locations for subscribers with the new phones. Yes, they also announced to Android phones under the new brand — the F-08D (that’s the pink model [Read More...]
FlatOut is a very popular racing video game for PC, PlayStation and Xbox initially released in 2004 and followed by a series of other installments during the years. And even though up until now only technology [Read More...]
Galaxy S III unveiling due at Samsung event in first half of year
We’ve heard the rumors, and gone over the possibility in an editorial, but now we have it straight from the horse’s mouth — the Samsung Galaxy S III will not be making its debut at Mobile World Congress. In a statement released today, the Korean [Read More...]