Google today has updated a couple of its apps — Chrome to Phone and Google Docs.
Chrome to Phone, which was rolled out alongside Android 2.2 Froyo in 2010, is a slick little service that lets you send links from your computer directly to your phone. No e-mailing, no … whatever — just click “Chrome to Phone,” and it zips from big screen [Read More...]
The Samsung Infuse 4G is finally — finally!!! — getting its update to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread. (A point release higher than a recent leak.) Here’s the full changelog:
Improved Copy and Paste functionality Redesigned Multi Touch Software Keyboard Download manager for long running HTTP downloads Improved power management and application control Notification Shade: “Flight Mode” added (“Silent” removed) New Fonts options added include Choco Cooky, Cool Jazz, Rosemary Keyboard Changes: [Read More...]
Our LG Spectrum review comes at an interesting time for both the smartphone manufacturer as well the carrier on which it resides, Verizon. On one hand you have LG, which has brought us some excellent high-end Android smartphones as well as a surprising low-ender in the Optimus line. And then you have Verizon, whose 4G LTE network is starting to mature at the ripe old age of 1 but at the [Read More...]
Behold, the ZTE V66 Android tablet, apparently destined for Verizon at some point. The tablet as already been submitted to the U.S. FCC, and now a thumbnail picture (we’ve blown it up a tad here) has been listed on the Bluetooth Special Interest Group’s site.
What we’re looking at in the V66 is a 7-inch tablet with some pretty rounded corners, Android 3.2 Honeycomb and 4G LTE data, along [Read More...]
The popular sports app ESPN ScoreCenter has received a sizeable update which includes one the most requested features, notifications. Yes, it’s been a long time coming, but now you can receive scoring and breaking news notifications to your Android device.
Once you open the app, click the red tab at the bottom to bring up the menu, then select preferences. From there, you can manage which teams you follow and which alerts [Read More...]
We only have a few short weeks before HTC is expected to announce its 2012 lineup at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but someone thought it would be funny to introduce a few new code names into our vocabulary just to keep us on our toes. According to PocketNow, the HTC Edge should now be referred to as the HTC Endeavor. But if you’re not too fond of that name, you [Read More...]
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With webOS heading towards being open sourced and it’s overall future still unknown, the HP TouchPad is still living it up on the Android side of things as a lot of folks have adopted the device as an Android tablet by running CyanogenMod 7 and now we’re getting a preview of the ICS based CyanogenMod 9 running on it. It’s still a bit off from being complete and as such few things are [Read More...]
Ready for yet another Sony Ericsson “Nozomi” leak? Following on from the slew of images that worked their way onto the web in November and December, some new photos of the upcoming SE device have appeared on ITProPortal today, seemingly confirming much of what we already knew from earlier leaks.
To recap, inside the LT26i (or Nozomi, if you prefer codenames), you’ve apparently got a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU, the same [Read More...]
HTC a month ago said the Honeycomb update was finally coming soon to the HTC Flyer tablet. And today the Taiwanese manufacturer is making good on that promise, as the update has begun to push out. You’ll be updated to Android 3.2, and we’re already hearing reports of more smoothness, the disappearance of wallpaper lag and other overall coolness.
The question at this point is whether we’ll see the Flyer [Read More...]
For you folks who enjoy poking your heads where they don’t quite yet belong, a couple new Ice Cream Sandwich builds have leaked out for the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S II. And, yes, TouchWiz is there. And still looks like TouchWiz. Of the two alpha versions, KP4 and KP8, the [Read More...]