Tag Archive: Video

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…]

Swissinfo.ch has a new app, and a loving video

Youtube link for mobile viewing

Swissinfo.ch has a new Android app out (news and the like). And to celebrate, it’s released the above video, which we’re still trying to wrap our heads around. But we couldn’t not share it with you.

And if you want to check out the Swissinfo.ch app, links are after the break.

Android Market web link

Rock Paper Scissors Combat brings strategic fun to a classic game [Video Game Reviews]


Rock, paper, scissors, shoot! It’s one of the most simplest games you can play to cure boredom or settle disputes, and it’s also the basis for an inventive new Android game.

Rock Paper Scissors Combat is a combination of chess and the rock, paper, scissors pastime. The object of the game is to capture an opponents flag,  [Read More…]

Ice Cream Sandwich supposedly seen in short video – is it the real deal?


So here’s the story — supposedly an anonymous fellow purchased a Nexus S on eBay, and to his surprise found it running Ice Cream Sandwich.  There are quite a few visual differences, namely a new launcher style, a new “Google Apps” folder, a new notification bar, and a new lockscreen.  There’s also what looks to be a panorama feature in the camera, and the “Movie Studio” icon in the app drawer.  Everything is  [Read More…]

HTC Runnymede stars in a new video

Youtube link for mobile viewing

We’ve seen the HTC Runnymede, a 4.7-inch device with Beats Audio support and a 1.5 GHz CPU leak a few times now but the latest gives us a pretty good look at the device as it starts in its own Youtube video. The device has been reported to be launching as the HTC Bass but when, we don’t know as of yet. The video shows “Vodafone” on the display but this shouldn’t be  [Read More…]

Last call: $15k AmazonWireless video contest ends next week


Do you have a talent for video production and a love of smartphones? The AmazonWireless Freedom to Choose video contest we announced last month is winding down. Submissions are due by Wednesday, September 28, and the total number of entries is still low. There will be cash prizes for the top six videos, so you still have a pretty good shot at winning with a quality submission.

A panel of judges from Android  [Read More…]

Sprint Releases Overview Video for Motorola Admiral, Forgets to Announce Phone

Sprint has tossed a video online this afternoon which provides a walk-through of the features for the Motorola Admiral.  That’s awesome and all, but there’s no Admiral announcement to go with the video.  Considering that the Android-powered phone has yet to be unveiled we are expecting Sprint to pull the video down (or mark private)  in short order.  The 2:38 clip doesn’t do much to teach us anything we hadn’t already  [Read More…]