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Early build of CyanogenMod’s ‘Trebuchet’ launcher available for Android 4.0.3 devices

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One of the most anticipated features of CyanogenMod 9 — the upcoming custom Android distribution based on Ice Cream Sandwich — is its new home screen launcher, dubbed “Trebuchet.” Much like CM itself, Trebuchet expands upon what’s offered in stock Android with a host of new settings and features, like the ability to customize the number of home screens, and kill the persistent search bar  [Read More…]

PRADA phone by LG 3.0 now available in South Korea; Europe, rest of Asia in January

PRADA phone by LG 3.0

The obtusely named PRADA phone by LG 3.0 is now available in South Korea, the manufacturer announced today. It’ll be released in most European nations and in other parts of Asia in January.

As you’ll recall from our hands-on with the phone earlier this month, the PRADA phone by LG 3.0 (seriously, we’re just calling it PRADA 3.0 from here on out) is running a unique UI on top  [Read More…]

CyanogenMod 9′s Trebuchet Launcher available for Android 4.0.3 devices


While hackers and modders from all over the world are sitting on the edge of their seats waiting for CyanogenMod 9 to make a mass release appearance, anyone lucky enough to own an Android 4.0.3 device can get a taste of the ROM now. Trebuchet Launcher, the launcher that will come preloaded in CyanogenMod 9, is available for download in early alpha form.

There are two requirements for running Trebuchet Launcher,  [Read More…]

EVO View 4G Honeycomb update officially official, and easy instructions to unbrick now available

View 4G

Sprint has made the EVO View 4G update we told you about earlier official, with a press announcement that gives a bit more detail about what to expect.  Besides the normal Honeycomb features, and the disabling of the capacitive buttons, the 3.2 update for the View also supports system-wide support for HTC Scribe — including document signature capture from ActSoft.  We’ve got the press release after the break.

And do note that  [Read More…]

Video: MIUI for the HP TouchPad available now


Development of CyanogenMod for the HP TouchPad has been going strong for quite some time now, but other Android alternatives for the discontinued tablet haven’t been easy to come by. Thankfully, that’s about to change.

A MIUI alpha ROM has found its way online that’s surprisingly good, considering how long it’s been out. The ROM was originally released on Wednesday, and multi-touch, Wi-Fi, audio, Bluetooth and all sensors are already working  [Read More…]

Verizon Galaxy Nexus now available online

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Android Central

The wait is over, and you can now order the Verizon Galaxy Nexus online!  Many will say it’s a month late, many will say there never was a date, but none of that matters now, and you’ll all have soon forgotten.  Things change when you get the shiny Nexus feeling in your hands, the birds sing more, the sun shines brighter, dogs and cats lie  [Read More…]

Available from Verizon Dec. 15 … More cities get 4G LTE

Verizon 4G LTE

See what we did there (again)?

Verizon today announced that on Dec. 15 (that’d be tomorrow) it’s adding the following cities to its 4G LTE roster:

Dover, Del. Lafayette, Ind. Fitchburg/Leominster, Mass. Duluth, The Rochester Area and St. Cloud, Minn. Manchester/Nashua, N.H. Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Findlay/Tiffin and Youngstown/Warren, Ohio Indiana, Pa.

Verizon also announced 4G LTE expansions in San Diego and San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Savannah, Ga.; Chicagoland, Ill.; and Baltimore and  [Read More…]

Grand Theft Auto III now available on Android

Grand Theft Auto III

Sex, guns, drugs, violence — and that’s just in the splash screen. Yes, folks, Grand Theft Auto III is now available on Android as part of Rockstar Games’ 10th anniverssary celebration of the game. It’s been optimized for touchscreens. But if you’ve got an Android device that suppports USB controllers, you can rock one of them as well. (And Rockstar’s promising support soon for the Galaxy Nexus.

It’ll  [Read More…]

Available from Verizon Dec. 15 … The Samsung Galaxy Nexus!!!

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Finally, just shy of two months since the phone was first announced by Google and Samsung and after who knows how many unofficial release dates, the Galaxy Nexus has a launch date for Verizon. And that date is … drum roll, please …

Dec. 15. And the price: $ 299 on contract. Mobile hotspot access will cost an extra $ 20 a month and will serve up to  [Read More…]

Plants vs Zombies finally available in the Android Market, brings Peggle with it

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Plants vs Zombies coming to Android was big news, albeit big news if you lived in the US and could access the Amazon Appstore. All that changes this week though, with the announcement from Popcap Games that Amazon’s exclusivity on the title is over.

And today, Plants vs Zombies along with other Amazon exclusive, Peggle, is in the Android Market for all the world to enjoy for $ 2.99

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