reports about Android and it's browser speeds in comparison to the iPhone 4 and Apple's Safari. Showing that android was just about 52% faster at loading web pages. That is a pretty bold statement, and would be awesome if it was completely true. The website optimization firm Blaze came out with a study that basically showed Android having a very large lead over Apple and Safari. The story has now been proven to be a little inaccurate.
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passing BlackBerry to become #1 smartphone. Stories like that just mentioned keep showing up more and more.
we posted a full guide on how to place the Honeycomb music player onto your Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Nexus S. The two step process, based on a method by XDA Developer johnnie93, enabled users to replace their old music player and get some Honey music goodness. But word out of XDA now is that XDA user White Widows has taken the next step and got the new music app to sync to the Cloud. Users need to have Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread) with CyanogenMod 7 Nightlies, though word is that any 2.3.3 ROM will do.
Samsung Stealth V details were very scant other than it was a Samsung phone that actually had Android 2.2 (a first back at CES) and even now Galaxy S phones are still very slowly getting 2.2 FroYo. Today we have a little more information about the Stealth V, a 4G Verizon phone from Samsung.
SmartDroid.de that they've got a friend sitting in at Samsung in Frankfurt who's heard a rather important update to the status of Galaxy S devices to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. They've heard, apparently straight from Samsung, that Gingerbread will be coming to Galaxy S in March. Will this just be in Germany, or will it be worldwide? We're guessing at least Germany and USA, though that'd be an odd combination.
Android 2.3.3 update for Nexus S and Nexus One has indeed gone out today for the greater good of humanity. What you might NOT know is that this update includes WebM support. What is WebM? It's a relatively new media file format designed specifically for the internet. What a WebM file consists of is VP8 video codec and Vorbis audio codec compressed audio streams. Well wait, what does that mean? Let's break it down.