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Thing 1: Two new Verizon devices in hand The Droid RAZR MAXX The LG Spectrum Thing 2: Google privacy Google is streamlining privacy policies, changes effective Mar. 1 Thing 3: Open-sourced webOS on Android? Want webOS on your Android tablet? HP hopes so
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Android Ice Cream sandwich has been described as striking, polished, and the most ambitious reinvention of Android yet, but that’s not good enough for Android phone manufacturers. Companies like HTC, Motorola, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson fully intend to layer their custom experiences on top of Ice Cream Sandwich, much like they have done with previous Android releases.
You might think that would upset Matias [Read More...]
At this point, it’s been pretty well established that Samsung is going to have to make some changes to their devices if they want to avoid any more legal trouble from Apple. But just what kind of changes can they make? They’ve already altered the appearance of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany, but it wasn’t enough to avoid the wrath of Apple’s legal team. Thankfully, Apple has been [Read More...]
Can’t get enough of Google IO? Google’s developer conference has just announced expanded dates — moving from two days in April to June 27-29. The conference will still take place in San Francisco, at Moscone Center West.
Source: Google Developers
Google+ is getting some love tonight. The latest version has just been pushed to the Android Market and should be showing up for most folks. If not, you’ll just have to sit tight for a little while longer. This release — created during the Ice Cream Sandwich developement brings a few changes to the table.
Most notably the UI and styling of the app is more in tune with how Android 4.0 looks [Read More...]
News about Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and the Galaxy Nexus has been bombarding the internet since yesterday. While the Android and Me team has been busy at work, there’s always time for a few minutes of roaming around Google+. It’s always good to clear your mind. And it was definitely great to run across this image.
This picture displays the superficial progress iOS and Android have undergone in a period of [Read More...]
We just got our hands of a copy of the latest Sprint Playbook, and while we were hoping for some more info about the LG Marquee and Kyocera Milano, what we found was a bit, well, different. It seems that in order to stay competitive with Verizon and AT&T (Sprint’s words, not ours), some changes are going to be made to several of the perks everyone on Sprint takes for [Read More...]
On Wednesday, Google announced via their blog how Google App Engine (GAE) pricing will change as it moves out of ”preview” mode. I won’t bore you with the details of these changes. The important takeaway is that many GAE users will see substantial increases in operating costs. Since we are an Android blog and not an App Engine blog, you may be asking why we’re writing about this here. Well, we’re writing about [Read More...]