Monthly Archive: June 2013
digging through their visitor stats and finding records of devices running v2.2. They've also heard from additional sources that the new build is, indeed, being trialled prior to public release.
Maps Navigation beta, with its free turn-by-turn directions. That's all changed today, with an unannounced overnight update delivering the 4.1.1 Beta (that hit US Android phones back on April 6th) to UK handsets.
Seesmic for Android v1.3: the update adds geotagging and extra retweeting functionality, as well as satisfying one of the most commonly requested features, a homescreen widget. The widget allows you to scroll through new tweets in your timeline together with composing a new update of your own directly from the desktop. Meanwhile the new retweet functionality allows you to choose between traditional quote method, or Twitter's newer retweet system. Finally, geotagging can automatically or manually add location data to newly posted updates. Seesmic for Android v1.3 is available - free - from the Android Market.
have leaked, with the unnamed model having a flip cover form-factor similar to the Verizon Motorola Krave ZN4. The touchscreen handset has a transparent cover and a row of touch-sensitive controls; it's also a MOTOBLUR device, it seems, going from icons on the homescreen. According to IT168, where the images leaked, the phone is in prototype stage. Interesting it has dual network indicators showing in the status bar, which some are speculating could mean it has dual-3G capabilities for better coverage. Other tipped specs include a 5-megapixel camera and 720p HD video recording. Of course, it could also be a Motorola-styled copy, running a ripped build of the company's Android OS and themed around their popular Ming/Krave design. [gallery] [via Engadget Chinese]
Verizon aren't exactly pulling any punches when it comes to their latest Android smartphone. Beating the CDMA Google Nexus One to the market, the Droid Incredible packs the current holy trinity of big screen, fast processor and high-resolution camera, together with the UI benefits of HTC Sense. Can it really live up to its boastful name, though?
Droid Incredible by HTC is one of those devices. Speculated for the last few months, and teased with an assortment of screenshots and other leaks, it's been a long time coming, but the newest (official) Android-based handset is on its way to Verizon Wireless in just a couple of weeks. And, we thought you might like a video.