April, 2012

  • Lux Auto Brightness gives users more control over backlight

    We’ve all given Android’s auto-brightness feature a shot, with varying degrees of success. I myself tend to turn it off and go for a manual approach, with the help of custom ROM functions or something like Brightness

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  • Google’s US GSM Galaxy Nexus gets separate software image

    Google made a splash earlier today when it reanimated its direct phone sales, selling the Galaxy Nexus directly from the Google Play Store for $399 unlocked. In a Google Groups post, a representative stated that while the

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  • Acer Iconia Tab A100 Android 4.0 ICS update rolling out

    Good news folks, if you’re rocking an Acer Iconia Tab you’ll be receiving the update to Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich this week. Acer has confirmed the update should be available for both the Acer A500 and the

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  • Meizu schedules ICS update for MX and M9 in June

    Meizu, the little Chinese phone manufacturer that could, is still basking from the PR glow of its MX Quad-core announcement. But they want to make sure that owners of the older MX and M9 phones don’t feel left out of the

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  • Chrome for Android coming out of beta soon

    Google’s push to extend its Chrome browser to the Android platform has been a successful one for the most part, and apparently they’re done making it sit at the software equivalent of the kiddie table.

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  • Gameloft’s N.O.V.A. 3 coming soon – first trailer revealed

    The extremely popular shooter from Gameloft we all know and love called N.O.V.A. is about to get a third installment. We’ve been big fans of N.O.V.A. here at AC and today Gameloft has just released the first video preview

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  • Scalado Album Review

    The additions to the generic Android Gallery in Ice Cream Sandwich are pretty great, but of course, they don’t do much for the 90+% of user which don’t have access to Android 4.0. If you’re a shutterbug who

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  • Trade in your iPhone and get the HTC One S free from T-Mobile

    T-Mobile has a nice little spring cleaning deal starting tomorrow. From April 25th until May 8th they’ll be offering the Magenta Deal Days promotion, recommending users trade in their old phones, slower smartphones, or even

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  • Google Drive vs Dropbox vs Box and more

    So Google Drive is finally official. Being unveiled earlier today showing everyone basically a redesigned and improved Google Docs. While they’ve integrated it into Android, PC, and Mac it isn’t quite was everyone was

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  • AT&T’s shopping for more 4G LTE spectrum

    Sadly AT&T’s plan to acquire T-Mobile was squashed but that doesn’t mean they aren’t still looking for more cell towers, and more spectrum to boost their services across the US. Based on comments today it

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