Android Police made a great find in AirDroid, an app that hosts a local HTTP server on your phone that any web browser. It's sort of like Motorola's WebTop interface, without using new hardware. And the things you can do with it, not to mention the interface with which you do them, are amazing.
Monthly Archive: December 2013
Wired reports that Twitter's latest acquisition is a tiny Middle Eastern company whose sole focus is enterprise-grade security for Android phones. Whisper Systems, made up of notable computer security guru Moxie Marlinspike and CTO Stuart Anderson, gained the public's interest when it developed a secure, encrypted calling service called RedPhone in the wake of the revolution in Egypt.
Nvidia's Tegra Zone! Bad news: it's only a pinball-style game at the moment, and a demo at that. Worse news: there's actually no hardware on sale that can take advantage of it - the first Tegra 3 device, the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime isn't due until December. But hey, look at that quad-core rendering action! "Glowball" will be available in the Android Market, and on some Tegra 3 devices it'll come pre-loaded.
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich SDK ports and ROM's that are basically unusable but today we've quickly gathered up and flashed a fully functional and stable version of 4.0 ICS thanks to the team at CyanogenMod. What we'll be showing you below is the first look at CyanogenMod 9 Ice Cream Sandwich for the Samsung Nexus S -- and it works flawlessly.
Galaxy Nexus. (We suppose it's set in the future or something.) Demonstrating remarkable technical awareness, not to mention no small amount of rhythm and/or blues, they pass the time with a mobile beatbox session.
Galaxy Note department today, though sadly none of it will be much comfort to users waiting for the superphone to appear in other markets. OLED-Display reports that Samsung has announced an LTE variant of its supersized flagship phone for its home country of South Korea, giving users a chance for 4G connectivity in addition to the device's other numerous charms. This comes just hours after the company released the first version of the SDK for the Galaxy Note's unique S-Pen.
Angry Birds in the next few weeks, make sure and be extra cautious. I mean, tell them to be extra cautious. According to TechCrunch, there are unscrupulous people selling fake Rovio apps in the Android Market and refusing to refund the purchase price.
Computer World's Richi Jennings, Verizon will begin taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus starting tomorrow, November 29th, with the phone itself set to be released December 8th, finally allowing US consumers a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich. The information comes from that most reliable of sources... a Verizon customer service worker.
Galaxy Nexus or are they just lowering prices for the holiday season? Today we can now confirm that Verizon and Motorola have lowered the price of the DROID Bionic from $299 down to only $199 -- with a new contract of course. After seeing initial reports from DL the pricing change has now made its way to the online shop at Verizon.
available on the iPad for a while, but is just finally landing for Android -- seems backwards if you ask me. Either way it's finally here and available in the Android Market.