When I got my first Android phone a little over three years ago, one of my favorite things was to browse the Android Market and watch which apps were being pushed to the Android Market. Developers soon began to exploit the Just In section of the Android Market with fake updates to get their app to the top of the list, so Google eventually removed that feature.
Now when I want [Read More...]
Google has updated two of its most useful but rarely mentioned applications. Both Google Docs and Chrome to Phone have been updated to address long-standing issues and improve the day-to-day [Read More...]
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...]
It’s days like these when we know Google has our back. They’re constantly working to make all their services better. Today, the Search Giant has released solid updates to two of their services – Google Docs and Chrome to Phone. These updates include some aesthetic improvements for both phones and tablets, as well as offline availability for your documents.
Chrome to Phone
Sony Ericsson is updating its “Bridge” application for Mac users, adding the ability to apply OS updates to Xperia smartphones over USB. This functionality has been available in SE’s PC Companion tool for Windows for some time, but until now Mac users have had to wait for updates to roll out over the air.
If you’re rocking the Xperia/Mac combo, you can grab the current version 1.2 of the SE Bridge app [Read More...]
Symantec has “adjusted” its statement to Computer World that as many as 5 million Android users may be affected by the latest bit of malware, coming to the conclusion that the applications in question are simply using an aggressive ad network SDK. This mirrors the statement issued by Lookout, as well as our own. (And as well as Computer World’s Android Power faction.)
After initially telling users that the “malicious code” found [Read More...]
Google Maps, Google Listen and Google Goggles have each received updates today in the Android Market. Here’s what’s new:
Google Maps Navigation now has a cool feature that will switch the app to “night mode” when you’re going through a tunnel. Not sure how much navigating you’ll need to do while you’re actually in the tunnel, but it looks cool.
Google Listen is getting its second update this [Read More...]
Late last night, Sprint announced the release of new OTA software updates for the HTC EVO 4G, HTC EVO Design 4G and the Samsung Epic 4G. If you’re hoping for a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich, you’re in for a bit of a disappointment. The latest updates for all three phones bring minor fixes, security patches and battery life improvements.
It’s nice to see Sprint, HTC and Samsung roll out new [Read More...]
With Android 4.0 being one of the most hyped updates for Google’s mobile operating system, most manufacturers have been announcing details about their plans to roll out software upgrades. No one wants to stay behind, right? LG has just given us another update about their upgrade plans, and it looks like Q2 is when LG customers should begin to see Android 4.0.
During the second quarter of 2012 upgrades will begin [Read More...]
It’s been about a month since LG first announced which of its phones would be getting Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. And it’s going to be at least three more months or so before any of them actually see it.
LG on its Facebook page today announced that the Optimus LTE, Prada Phone by LG 3.0, Optimus 2X, Optimus Sol, myTouch Q and Eclipse would start to see ICS upgrades in [Read More...]