Google TV? Do you love it and use YouTube? Today Google has just announced another update for GTV, although this is just for the YouTube app. It won't do anything revolutionary but they are claiming the video playback with be extremely smoooooth, as well as a few other improvements and new features too. Read on below for full details.
Monthly Archive: December 2013
Ice Cream Sandwich you should probably try out APEX Launcher. This home replacement built specifically for Android 4.0 ICS has tons of options, features, and more customization options than you'll ever need. Today its been updated to version 1.1 in the Play Store and they've launched Apex Launcher Pro today too so check it out below.
Jean-Baptiste Queru. He's Google's lead technical developer for the Android Open Source Project, the open-source Android code that manufacturers and ROM developers use to create updated versions of Android. And he's not nearly as upset about the lackadaisical state of Android updates as we (and probably you) are. In a Google+ post yesterday, he broke down some of the reasons that Android updates in general and Ice Cream Sandwich updates in particular take so long.
TmoNews, three of the biggest players for T-Mobile will be getting Ice Cream Sandwich in the near future. The internal screenshot shows the Samsung Galaxy S II getting ICS on May 14th, with HTC's Sensation 4G and Amaze 4G (which already has an ICS leak) following on June 16th.
HTC One S is a hot phone, but for those rocking the HTC EVO 3D you can now get a stable version of Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich and the latest Sense UI 4.0 along with Beats audio integration for your 3D. This was first released back in March as a alpha build and wasn't very stable, but today its earned new life and is coming along great.
DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX still haven't received Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich -- officially at least. While we've seen various documents suggesting the update is coming soon, including the testing schedule leaked yesterday, we now have what could be the final Ice Cream Sandwich build. It has leaked and will be available soon.
Huawei has largely been known as a OEM manufacturer for carriers but lately they've been stepping up their game. With their own in-house quad-core processor, and their new Ascend P1 super-slim smartphones and more. New details have now confirmed they've been investing heavily into Microsoft Kinect type gestures for their upcoming smartphones.
AT&T today has announced another city that will soon be seeing the upgrade to their new next-gen long term evolution network known as 4G LTE. They've been rolling out the speedy mobile service to multiple cities and networks over the past few weeks, but are still no where near the operating capacity of Verizon. Along with the news they've also expanded service in parts of Texas such as Austin.
Sony Hayabusa leaked giving us additional details and even spotted on camera, and now we have one more. This leak though, shows us the low-end and is the previously revealed Sony ST21i Tapioca budget smartphone. It won't be winning any design awards but might be a winner for your wallet.
Republic Wireless, a hybrid VOIP/mobile service with eye-popping low rates, are probably receiving your beta invitations now. Republic's unlimited WiFi calling and mobile data for just $19 a month is tempting - but their sole phone, the 1.5-year-old Android-powered LG Optimus One, isn't. As part of the survey for its latest Beta wave, the service provider has added a few details for its plans to expand its Android offerings.