Eric Abent
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  • “Chill” White Andru collectible charger now available

    There is no lack of collectibles for the Android fanatic, but some have more functionality than others. While the Android collectible figures look nice on your shelf and take a mean picture, that's about all they do. With Andru,

    December 4, 2012 • Views: 69

  • Beautiful Widgets updated with Jelly Bean support

    So, you've either got a new handset that came running Jelly Bean out of the box, or you're lucky enough to have received a Jelly Bean update already. There are a number of cool things you can do in Jelly Bean, and lately we've

    December 4, 2012 • Views: 69

  • Android distribution numbers for November see Jelly Bean making gains

    Google has released the Android platform distribution numbers for November, and things are starting to look up for Jelly Bean. Whereas Jelly Bean only held a 2.7% share in October, it was up to 6.7% in November. That's not too

    December 4, 2012 • Views: 56

  • SMS celebrates 20th birthday today

    Text messaging, the service that has led to many ridiculously large phone bills and equally ridiculous acronyms, is celebrating its 20th birthday today. That may come as a surprise to some, considering that text messaging is

    December 3, 2012 • Views: 93

  • No injunction for Motorola in Microsoft case, Judge says

    The US patent suit between Motorola and Microsoft wrapped up last month, but today Motorola was dealt a pretty serious blow by federal Judge James Robart. Robart denied Motorola's request for an injunction on Microsoft products

    December 3, 2012 • Views: 32

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 reportedly in the works

    As if three rumored Samsung devices in the same day weren't enough, we're now hearing of a fourth device that's reportedly in the works at Samsung towers. With the Galaxy Note II currently selling like hotcakes, Samsung

    December 3, 2012 • Views: 60

  • Hardkernel unleashes ODROID dev boards for a budget price

    Let's say you're looking to pick up a new dev board, but you're a little short on cash. Hardkernel doesn't think that's a problem, today introducing the world to its new, teeny-tiny ODROID-U and ODROID-U2 developer boards. As you

    November 30, 2012 • Views: 125

  • Kindle Fire HD 8.9 review by SlashGear

    The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 has a lot to live up to after the success of the original Kindle Fire. Amazon knew it had to impress with this latest installment, given the sheer amount of tablets out there vying for your dollar. Chris

    November 30, 2012 • Views: 89

  • Ice Cream Sandwich update hits Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 3G

    Some of us are always on the lookout for news of Jelly Bean updates, but of course, there are a ton of devices out there that aren't even on Ice Cream Sandwich yet. There are many Android users who are patiently awaiting the

    November 30, 2012 • Views: 86

  • OUYA dev consoles arrive on December 28

    It's been a while since we heard from our old friends at OUYA. Ever since the Kickstarter campaign for the Android gaming console came to an end, things have been pretty silent on the OUYA front. That all changed today, with the

    November 30, 2012 • Views: 60