outed the details on an impending update to the not so popular Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. The update will bring the gaming smartphone to Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread (no ICS here) and will fix a few bugs and even add a screenshot feature. More details are available from the Verizon update document below.
Monthly Archive: December 2013
Verizon has announced another new price and offering for the prepaid plan folks. The new plan is 3G only and is a prepaid, contract free, and is offering unlimited talk and text, along with 1GB of data for a low price of just $80 a month. It might not be the best deal around but it's not bad considering data alone starts at $30 for Verizon's regular plans.
Gameloft is back with another epic first person shooter game for mobile devices. If you were a fan of the first or second N.O.V.A. games you'll surely be excited for the 3rd installment. Revealed last week with a teaser trailer today Gameloft has released their first actual gameplay video of N.O.V.A. 3 and I must admit -- it looks pretty epic.
latest update to the SiriusXM Internet Radio app adds an incredible 5-hour music or talk buffer for most of the channels that the service offers.
Droid Does campaign fondly: it kicked off with Motorola's original DROID and was instrumental in giving Android a leg up on iOS in the United States in 2009. While the Droid Does campaign continued with the likes of the HTC DROID Incredible and others, it seemed to disappear from the airwaves once Verizon got its hands on the iPhone 4. Now it's back, showing off the DROID 4, DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX from Motorola.
patent suit that Microsoft lobbed at Barnes & Noble a corporate romance bloomed. Now the Redmond software giant has invested a whopping $300 million into the bookseller's newly formed digital and college division, which will almost certainly take over the growing Nook e-reader business. Microsoft will own 17.6% of the unnamed subsidiary, with Barnes & Noble owning the other 82.4% (virtual value: $1.4 billion).
the KegDroid, uses a Motorola XOOM connected with a tiny electronic controller to both secure and properly dispense what made Milwaukee famous. Naturally, it's all encased in a display that shows off everyone's favorite little green robot.
Android Open Kang Project (AOKP), one of the fastest-growing family of custom ROMs out there. The project has released over 30 builds since its inception late last year, and is now on Milestone 5. This doesn't mean much beyond the fact that they've reached a point where enough new features have been added to justify upgrading for those who don't flash nightlies as a habit. You can see the release notes and downloads for dozens of devices here.