Tag Archive: Video

Video: Google+ introduces hashtag and real-time search support

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It’s not everyday you get to see Senior Vice President of Engineering at Google, Vic Gundotra, introduce a new feature in Google+. Google has been busy slowly rolling out changes and improvements to the service, but today’s new additions are special. Finally, Google has enabled clickable hashtags and real-time search support.

So how do these new features work? It’s really quite simple. To use hashtags, add the pound sign  [Read More…]

Video: HTC Sensation XL preview at CTIA

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The HTC Sensation XL was announced last Thursday for the European market. Unfortunately, it’s not coming to the US. But it is definitely an amazing piece of work from HTC. Taylor and I had the chance to play around with the device for a while, and we even got a brief preview from an HTC representative.

The device looks great on paper. It has some  [Read More…]

Video: Motorola Atrix 2 preview at CTIA

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The Motorola Atrix 2 was the highlight of yesterday’s AT&T announcement. But the successor to one of AT&T‘s most successful Android devices was not at the CTIA show floor. (The same applies for the other 4 devices). The day was not all bad news, though, since we managed to get a hold of one at the Pepcom Mobile Focus event.

The device does look and  [Read More…]

Video: Samsung Galaxy Nexus caught on film


Google has done an incredible job of keeping the next Nexus device, now being referred to as the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, under wraps. Information on what the device will look like and the components inside have found their way online, but we’ve yet to see much more than what Google or Samsung have left us with. Until early this Friday morning.

Some  [Read More…]

Video: HTC Sensation XL announced; 4.7 inch screen, Sense 3.5, Beats Audio, 1.5 GHz processor


If you liked the HTC Sensation XE, you’ll definitely like its bigger brother, the Sensation XL. This device has just been announced by HTC during the Beats event in London. And, boy, is it looking good.

This device comes with an improved camera, as well as the superior Beats Audio technology (headphones included). This camera is meant to take better images in low lighting and overall better pictures, thanks to its  [Read More…]

Video: First official look at the Nexus Prime


It’s nights like this when insomnia is not so bad after all. Samsung has decided to give us a late night treat: a showing of what’s to come during the Samsung Unpacked announcement at CTIA in San Diego. And it is big. Yes, loyal readers, it looks like we finally have the Nexus Prime‘s first official glimpse, straight from the manufacturer.

Samsung has just released a commercial for their announcement at  [Read More…]

Video: Next step in battery technology: Charge your smartphone in 10 minutes


Battery technology is one of the main concerns for Android users. Currently, most smartphones don’t last an entire work day. Some devices die in 3-4 hours. And charging your device everywhere you go is an inconvenience. Cellphones are supposed to be “mobile,” not slaves to a power outlet.

Many of you have been praying and begging for new battery technology. While this new development won’t stop you from charging often, it  [Read More…]

Video: HTC Amaze 4G SpeedTest and Quadrant benchmark scores


The HTC Amaze 4G is expected to be the most powerful and fastest phone on T-Mobile’s 42 Mbps HSPA+ network when it goes on sale on October 10. We can talk about specs all day long, but we’re pretty sure you guys want to see how the dual-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm processor and 42 Mbps HSPA+ chip perform in the real world.

Running network speed and processor benchmarks aren’t really an  [Read More…]

Ice Cream Sandwich video surfaces online; developers confirm authenticity


While most of us will be waiting for October 11th to roll around for our first hands-on experience with Ice Cream Sandwich, one lucky eBayer claims to have received a Nexus S with an early build already installed. And he has the video to prove it.

Originally posted on Engadget, the two minute video features a silent walkthrough of the camera, app drawer, launcher, notification bar and lock screen. Compared to  [Read More…]

Skype adds video calling for Galaxy Tab 10.1, Xoom, Droid Bionic & more. Oh, and advertisements, too!

Skype has added 14 new devices to its list of supported phones and tablets capable of Skype video calling on Android.The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Motorola Droid Bionic headline the list of new devices, however the real star of this update is the new advertising platform that Skype is introducing into its suite of products.

Advertisements have appeared in the Skype PC/Mac desktop  [Read More…]