Google has released an update for the free Google Play Music app, touting that this new version is now "harder, better, faster, stronger" in a nice little homage to Daft Punk. Version 4.3.606 of the Google Play Music app adds a reworked user interface, with transport controls now appearing on the action bar. It addition to the tweaked UI, this update also adds new Now Playing functionality, allowing users to queue up and rearrange songs.
Monthly Archive: May 2013
CyanogenMod 9, or now 10 we have some good news. While Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and CM10 is in the works the CyanogenMod team is still hard at work on CM9. Today they've announced CM9 RC2 builds are rolling out and it's as stable as ever. This means official releases are coming very soon.
Verizon has posted their Q2 2012 earning report this morning. Just as expected, the numbers were all rather positive for Big Red with things continuing to climb. For the most part we focus on Android and wireless numbers, but did notice Android had outsold the iPhone this quarter too. More details below.
Max Payne and Grand Theft Auto III to Android, you'll want to check this this free game out.
Verizon Wireless has announced yet another set of markets that will be receiving the upgrade to 4G LTE (long term evolution). Verizon has continued to roll out upgrades to their wireless network at a faster pace than all the others -- in terms of 4G LTE -- and starting tomorrow another 33 markets will get flipped to 4G.
Qualcomm has released its financial results for Q3 2012, and even though the company is showing some losses from the last quarter, things are looking pretty great for Qualcomm year-over-year. Take, for instance, total revenue, which was down 6% from last quarter but made a 28% increase from the same time last year, coming it at a pretty solid $4.63 billion. We see something similar happening with Qualcomm's operating income, which sits at $1.38 billion for the quarter - that's a 9% decrease from last quarter but a 24% increase year-over-year.
Nexus 7 tablet from Google and ASUS is a mighty fine tablet. Especially considering it only runs users $199 for such an awesome device. We love ours and you can see for yourself in our full review. Sadly it appears that like many products, a few users are having defects from manufacturing. We are hearing multiple reports that the Nexus 7 screen is separating from the body, or lifting up causing it to creak a little.
SwiftKey 3. Today they've posted a quick update that is available now in the Play Store that solves a few pesky bugs, but most importantly now supports Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and the Nexus 7 tablet.