may have come to an agreement on device unlocking. Reports now suggest that both carriers and the FCC have agreed, in principle, to a method for notifying customers of their rights regarding unlocking devices. This all comes after FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said he preferred to see a day when carriers weren’t so stringent about device regulations, especially once out of contract.
cleared for landing in the UK. The Court of Appeals has issued a stay on the import and sales ban they faced when their handset was deemed to infringe on several Nokia patents. Though HTC will continue to fight the case, their One mini is now available for purchase.
Gmail for any length of time you likely remember the options about displaying images. At present Gmail on the desktop lists the option as "display images below" and on a mobile device you see "show pictures." But regardless of platform, the need to tap that link will soon be going away. This change will first be arriving on the desktop, and then later on Android devices.
Santa is coming. If you’re like us, there is a lot of anxiety in your home. We’re all in a reflective mood at Android Community, wondering if we really were good this year. Luckily, we can pass the time with Santa Tracker on our Android devices so we don’t worry ourselves into a fit of panic.
Several reports have come out this morning noting the Moto G will see a delay in shipping due to severe winter weather. Some have it shipping as late as December 14th, while others report it shipping a lot sooner. We are seeing a Moto X order arriving tomorrow, so we’re wondering what is going on, here.
Android Police who have offered a bit on how it all works.
Galaxy S III is far from the newest device on the market, but at the same time, it isn't one that Samsung and the carriers are done with just yet. In fact, T-Mobile has just begun rolling out an update. The update is heading to those carrying the Galaxy S III LTE (t999L) and is arriving as Android 4.3 with baseband version T999LUVUBMK4. And along with the change in version numbers, there are some new features.
December 12th Instagram event has just wrapped and as had been rumored, they will be adding messaging to the service. This is being introduced as Instagram Direct and it will allow users to send image and video messages to friends. While there is more to this, there was some comparison to days of old and sitting around a box of photos and having a conversation.
Sega had announced some upcoming Android game releases back in late-October and it looks like the first title has arrived in the Play Store. The game is Sonic The Hedgehog 2, which should be a good option for those who are fans of classic gaming. In fact, Sega is touting this one as being a re-mastered version of "one of the greatest adventures of all time."