Monthly Archive: May 2013
US carriers aren't keen to see free alternatives to their paid services. The most popular third-party tethering app, WiFi Tether for Root Users, has mysteriously re-appeared in the Google Play Store - you can download it for free right now. Who knows how long it will stay there, but in any case, we're happy to see it return.
Zynga have just released their latest game for Android. This is called Zombie Smash and they've taken over Android. Check out the video below as it's highly entertaining and then read on past the break for full details on this addicting new game.
A100 it appears that Acer has flipped the switch and is rolling out the update to Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich for their Tegra 2 powered Iconia Tab A500 too. The update was originally stated to start on Friday, April 27th but it apparently is available now and rolling out to users in the US and Canada.
download it in the Google Play Store now, but you'll need a DirecTV account to sign in.
HTC Rezound, Motorola DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX got something of a false alarm a few weeks ago, when Best Buy claimed that these Verizon phones were getting Ice Cream Sandwich updates. The upgrade days came and went, but Verizon, Motorola and HTC remained steadfast that they'd be updated... eventually. Now an internal Verizon screenshot shows that the RAZRs' testing period will end on May 17th, and the Rezound will end even sooner, on May 7th.
Twitter for Android just received a pretty sizable update in the Google Play Store. The update actually brings tons of new features and this in a lot more than just a small bug fix update. With an improved UI, faster performance, new ways to discover, push notifications for retweets and more. Check out the screenshots and full change-log below for all the details.
Project Glass. We've seen official videos from Google, and a few snapshots of Sergey Brin wearing them (link below) but today you can see them live on video with Google's Project X founder Sebastian Thrun. Apparently he even takes a photo and uploads it directly to Google+ all with Project Glass. I still want one!
Ice Cream Sandwich rollout for the Galaxy S II pretty seriously, and it has started showing up for another location the past couple of days. For now it's mainly available for the standard 4.3-inch model available across the globe, and today the update is arriving for unlocked SGSII owners in Australia.