Google. On the other side of the fence, Apple is still getting a ton of grief for its new Maps app and even apologized for how awful their mapping service is. All we have to say is that it's great to be an Android user right about now.
Monthly Archive: December 2013
Google Play Store has finally arrived. Technically, Jetpack Joyride has been available on Android for a few weeks now through the Amazon App Store. Today, however, the game launched on the Google Play Store, offering its addictive gameplay to millions of Android users for the first time.
Texas Instruments was going to move away from the smartphone and tablet markets. Many thought that the company would halt production on its OMAP 5 chipsets as it looked to break into other markets like the automotive, industrial, and robotics industries. Today Texas Instruments clarified Wednesday's reports, saying that it plans to remain a competitor in the mobile space.
Sammy: a US Federal circuit court of appeals has given Judge Lucy Koh jurisdiction over the Galaxy Tab 10.1 injunction that was put in place earlier this year. Before all of that courtroom drama went down between Apple and Samsung last month, Samsung was hit with a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1, banning its sale in the US. That ban was put in place because it was presumed at the time that the tablet was infringing on one of Apple's design patents.
Google Play's 25 cent app sale has kicked off, bringing a new round of discounted apps and games with it. We already saw some great deals on day one and day two, and there isn't any lack of them today either. The sale will go on for five days in all, and is a celebration of Google Play recently hitting the 25 billion downloads milestone.
Google is on a roll with the Google Maps updates lately. Earlier this week, the company announced that it had updated Google Maps Street View to include a select number of underwater locations around the world, and today, it has updated Maps once again. This time around, the big G is adding more high-resolution satellite images and a number of 45° aerial images from many places around the world.
Motorola RAZR i for a little over a week now, but today, we're finding out when the new phone will ship in the UK. Retailer Clove has announced that it will begin shipping the device on Monday, October 1. This means that those who are eager to get their hands on the device don't have too much longer to wait.
Android TV Stick, the FAVI SmartStick. If you're looking for a way to get your Android apps on your TV, there are plenty of options already, but the FAVI SmartStick comes with a couple of features that make it stand out from the crowd. For starters, it has a pretty low price tag, with the 4GB model coming it at $49.
AT&T has announced some worthy phones (except the iPhone 5 obviously), but today AT&T just added a slew of new Samsung Galaxy devices to their lineup. The Galaxy Note II, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, Galaxy Express, and Galaxy Rugby Pro are all coming to AT&T and will also support the carrier's 4G LTE.