4-inches, 4.65-inches, 5.3-inches, when will it all end? When we decide they are too big and stop buying them, that’s when. When the HTC EVO 4G came out at 4.3-inches, people wanted more. The Galaxy Nexus checked in at 4.65, people are wanting more. Now we have the Galaxy Note at 5.3, and the rumored LG Optimus Vu at 5-inches but with a 4:3 aspect ratio. Those are big phones. Everyone [Read More...]
In-app billing is a bit of a touchy subject. Nobody begrudges developers that try to make a few dollars, but billing for extra content as a per-app basis just isn’t very popular among users. Some don’t like the fact that purchases are tied to a particular phone, and we can certainly understand that. Wiping your phone or buying a new one and losing all your game content is no fun. [Read More...]
Games can be really fun to play on your Android device. There’s all sorts of them available, from ones for dedicated “gaming” hardware like the Xperia Play, to HD games optimized for tablets. But Android is good for a lot of things besides games. Some use their device as the web in their hands, others need a portable e-mail solution, some of us are heavy texters. Tonight, I’m [Read More...]
See what we did there? Look, we’re not saying anything new here, but we have a feeling we’re going to have to keep saying it over and over. Megapixels — i.e. resolution — aren’t everything when it comes to camera quality. Image size, yes. Image quality, no. There are other factors at play.
Hopefully you saw the demo during the Galaxy Nexus launch. Shot by Google’s Romain Guy — whos’s certainly [Read More...]
Ice Cream Sandwich should have melted by now. It should have been kept locked away in a freezer until ready for consumption, but months worth of leaks, speculations, and the anxious demands of users prevented any chance of that happening.But by now, you’ve surely seen our detailed list of the new features available or at least watched the full presentation for yourself.
So now [Read More...]
Nexus/Droid Prime rumors have been popping up left and right for months now. Some may even think they’re getting out of hand. It’s sometimes uncertain how accurate these leaks are, but some good speculation never hurt anybody. And we’ve got a bit more for you today.
A twitter “poet” has been leaking details about the first device with Ice Cream Sandwich in verse form. The twitter handle is @tfleming223, and he’s [Read More...]