Monthly Archive: May 2013
official PlayStation app was coming to Android devices (and to the iPhone). The app sounded cool, but it isn’t intended to allow players to actually play any games. The point of the app is to keep you updated with the online status of your pals and to give you information on all the games on the PlayStation platform among other things.
SBN Tech has announced that it will be bringing a new video phone to CES 2011 that runs the Android OS that sounds more like a tablet to me.
DigiTimes claims Google has been giving priority to brand-name handset manufacturers with support for the tablet-centric Honeycomb release, bypassing notebook makers in the process, but Nokia is in among the list of "smartphone players" supposedly working with the search giant. It's most likely an oversight by DigiTimes' writers, but the remaining players on the list - Motorola, Samsung, LG and HTC - are all companies we've heard Android tablet rumors about in the past. A similar casual mention pre-holidays tipped Honeycomb for a March 2011 release; now the site is claiming some smartphone manufacturers could have slates running the platform out as early as the latter half of February next year.
IT168. Rumored to be a replacement to the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini pro, the handset is powered by a 1GHz processor with the Adreno 205 GPU, and has a 3.0-inch 320 x 480 multitouch display. As for that benchmarking, the Sony Ericsson scores 1,553 in Quadrant and 42.5fps in Neocore. In fact the only real annoyance is the flipped button layout on the front, though we're sure most buyers would be willing to overlook that whenever the new handset gets official. [via Engadget]
Reddit have had their fill of the ads up in the right corner of the Android version of Angry Birds. Is this your situation, too? Have you had a look at both versions of the game (iOS and Android) and have become peeved that your completely free version has a big fat banner up in the corner blocking some of your play? Or have you payed your way into the full version, sans ads? Or what about the third option - have you noticed the ramping DOWN of ads in recent days?