Tag Archive: Available

Google Wallet available for Nexus S 4G, shows signs that it will actually be worth a damn


Google Wallet is officially available beginning today. While the NFC-based mobile payment solution has been in testing in a handful of cities in the United States, the Wallet app is now rolling out to all Sprint Nexus S 4G phones through an over-the-air update.

Wallet is still very much in its infancy, however. The near-field communication (NFC)  [Read More…]

Droid Incredible 2 Android 2.3.4 update now available

Droid Incredible 2

Have yourself a Droid Incredible 2 and wondering when it will see Android 2.3.4? Well, wonder no more. It looks as though the latest software update for the device is now pushing out. Word from the forums is that it is a 32MB file and upon installation you will be asked to go ahead and reboot your phone. Changes? Not many but they are listed for us:

Improved server connections for  [Read More…]

Early CyanogenMod 7 test build now available for LG Optimus 3D and Thrill 4G

CM7 on Optimus 3D

Owners of LG’s Optimus 3D (and the AT&T variant, the Thrill 4G) wanting to try some new, exotic software will welcome today’s release of an early version of popular custom firmware CyanogenMod by developer Ricardo Cerquiera.

The “self-KANG” build is based on CyanogenMod 7.1 and Android 2.3.5, giving Optimus 3D owners their first taste of Gingerbread. A word of warning though — it’s still a very early version, so bugs  [Read More…]

Video: Google Wallet available soon; who’s signing up?


We’ve been patiently waiting for the release of Google Wallet since its announcement in May. While we haven’t been talking much about it lately, this service is always present in the back of our minds. And it seems the wait is almost over; the service should be available anytime now.

Google recently released a commercial for Google Wallet[1] called “Our First Google Wallet Customer.” (The lucky individual happens to be George  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch kernel source now available

Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch

In what may possibly be the fastest turnaround for kernel source code releases from Samsung, the still fresh out of the box Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch kernel source is now available for download via the Samsung Open Source Release Center. This is a good way to start off a release, now developers will be able to jump right into things and start developing some  [Read More…]

FlightAware app now available for Android

FlightAware for Android

One of my favorite flight tracking websites soft-launched its Android App earlier this month. FlightAware is one of the most in-depth aviation websites around, with tons of content, tracking and information for those in the cockpit or sitting back in the cheap seats.

The Android app has all of the flight tracking you’re used to from the website — you can track by flight number, tail number or route.  [Read More…]

Voice Actions now available in 5 more countries, expands to Western Europe

Youtube link for mobile viewing

Voice Actions are some of the most popular features of Android devices. Google has announced today that they have expanded the service to include five more countries and languages.

Here are the new additions:

United Kingdom (British English) France (French) Italy (Italian) Germany (German) Spain (Spanish)

Voice Search is available for all Android devices with 2.2 (Froyo) and higher.If the application is not built into your phone, see the links after the break  [Read More…]

Sprint Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch now available


The wait is over; the Samsung Galaxy S II has finally landed in the U.S. market!  Sprint is the first U.S. service provider to release their version of the phone – the Samsung Galaxy S II, Epic 4G Touch. Good luck remembering that name and yes it officially has a comma in it. You’ve probably already read up on all the specs, watched a commercial or two or even seen our  [Read More…]

Motorola Droid Bionic now has an unofficial CWM-Recovery available

. Motorola Droid Bionic

As we saw previously, the Motorola Droid Bionic does have a build of Cyanogen Mod 7 up and running but in that video, CVPCS also showed an unofficial Clockwork Mod recovery running and now it’s available for download for all. A few caveats do come with the release however so pay close attention:

This is not an official CWR release. Official CWR releases are signed off by Koush. This will  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S II Sprint Epic 4G Touch now available online from Sprint


Despite having the longest name in smartphone history, the Samsung Galaxy S II Sprint Epic 4G Touch is  the first of the Galaxy S II devices to reach North America — you can hit up Sprint online and order one right now.  It’s going to set you back $ 199.99 and a two year agreement (or $ 499.99 if you buy it outright), but for that money you’re getting 1.2GHz of dual-core,  [Read More…]