host an event on April 4th centered around the Android operating system. Facebook's own customized Android OS, which we've learned will be called "Facebook Home", will be the center of attention during the event. The customized OS will feature deep integration into Facebook's services. Its Messenger, Photos, and Contacts apps will be the default apps for the OS, with the Messenger app being used to both IM your friends on Facebook, as well as sending out SMS texts.
Monthly Archive: December 2013
Samsung Twitter account. Confirming the companies impressive Exynos 5 Octa 8-core mobile processor not only has support for LTE, but all 20 4G LTE bands currently being used around the globe. Our first thought immediately was why aren't they offering this in their GALAXY S 4 flagship smartphone.
Lenovo wants to jump deeper into the Android smartphone market. They have plenty of impressive phones, but we've heard they are looking to buy RIM (BlackBerry) and now new reports claim NEC could be selling their mobile division to Lenovo.
patents and they aren't slowing down anytime soon, even if a few of those patents are for odd features we might never see in a smartphone. That or Google is taking the way Google Now works to other aspects of our devices. This new patent has our cameras checking GPS and local weather to enable optimal settings for the perfect photo-taking experience.
MLB development studio have just released their brand new app for Android. It just arrived on the Google Play Store with fastball-like speeds and is full of new features, an improved design, and more. All you MLB fans will be happy to know the tablet layout got improved too.
OUYA game console was set to begin shipping to Kickstarter backers on March 28. And well, that seems to has begun without any delays. The OUYA team shared the news on their company blog in a post titled Shippin' -- the interesting part here, they begin with a thank you. You see, they are thanking the backers for well, backing them and making the console a success.
Facebook sent out invites for an upcoming event focused all on Android, and it has the rumors a swirling this afternoon. We're hearing their own Facebook phone, a home screen replacement full of News Feeds and all sorts of craziness. One in particular from the New York Times seems to be logical, but anything is possible.
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HTC One. This time though, their name just so happens to be very similar and it's being called the HDC One. You can hardly tell the difference but it's what's under the hood that will obviously be the give away.
SoundHound has just received a large update that is improving tablet support and adding tons of features that previously only phone users were enjoying. Check it out below.