their commercials showing just how awesome the Galaxy S III is while everyone waits in line for the iPhone 5. Today however they've started sending out those casual "save the date" invites for October 24th where we'll all see what's truly the "next big thing" with the Galaxy Note II for the US.
Monthly Archive: December 2013
Gameloft is back with yet another game announcement this afternoon. Following along with previous titles, Gameloft has just released their official trailer for the brand new NFL Pro 2013 for iOS and Android. Sadly as usual, the game is available today for the former, but not quite ready for Android yet but is coming soon. Check it out below.
Qualcomm has just announced an all new line of mobile processors to join their growing set of popular and powerful Snapdragon chips. Better known as SoC (system on chip) the new Snapdragon S4 Play processors are a new dual and quad-core lineup with impressive power for all those entry-level devices.
BlueStacks has been offering it for a while, but AMD announced today that they're joining in on the fun. The company revealed a partnership with BlueStacks and introduced the AppZone Player. It uses a specially-optimized version of the BlueStack software that's modified to run on AMD Radeon graphics and APU processors.
Google has updated its Chrome mobile browser for Android, which now supports devices running x86 processors. This means that newer devices running on Intel's Medfield chip, like the Motorola RAZR i, can now enjoy Google's own browser solution. Before the update, Chrome was sadly not compatible with non-ARM devices, but that's no longer the case.
LG has decided to launch one of their own smartphone-and-tablet hybrids. The LG Optimus Vu II, as it's called, has a 5-inch display with 4:3 aspect ratio, which is something we don't normally see these days from an Android device. LG hopes to compete with Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note II phablet head on with this new device.
Jelly Bean or even Ice Cream Sandwich. We've been enjoying an awesome new user interface on YouTube for quite a while, and today Google's updated it for all those older devices. Users running Android 2.2 (FroYo) or 2.3 Gingerbread will have an update today making YouTube even better.
Motorola issued a statement and updated the public regarding their plans to update devices to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean, but the results didn't look too good. After the Atrix 2 was pushed from Q3 to "further plans coming soon" we were worried, but today they've actually started the initial ICS update.
Google I/O was filled with a lot of announcements this year, but one of the announcements aimed solely at Android developers was the reveal of Google Play services. In a nutshell, Google Play services allows app developers to integrate other Google services, like Google Plus, into their apps. Today, Google rolled out version 1.0 of Google Play services, inviting developers to get to coding.