Motorola is preparing a quick beta test for their DROID RAZR HD and MAXX HD smartphones over on Verizon Wireless. As usual, they've started sending out soak test invites, letting users know an update is coming and checking for participants. This means an update for the smartphones should be rolling out soon if all goes well.
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Motorola's on a roll this afternoon. Earlier they announced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean was rolling out to the DROID RAZR M, and today they've confirmed their plans to refine and speed up the software update process, and make fewer and bigger bets on awesome hardware. Then they mentioned a new program called "Test Drive" which will allow customers early access to major software updates.
Microsoft's new Xbox Music, has just launched a new beta version of its Android application. This new app is not available on Google Play yet, so if you are interested in being a beta tester, you will have to join Rdio's Google Group and download the application for yourself. Rdio has not announced when the final version of its new app will hit Google Play with a final version.
HTC Thunderbolt. It looks like HTC is about to start taking the same update approach as Motorola and a few others, and will be supplying "test" or beta builds to select few lucky customers of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with Sense UI 4.0 like we saw at MWC. More details after the break regarding this possibly real news.
HTC Sensation and Sensation XE owners. Today HTC has literally just announced that the updates to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for both devices that was recently detailed, will actually be available as an "early access preview" in the coming days. Essentially this is a limited public beta test before the official OTA update coming end of March.
SwiftKey X is a popular alternative to the standard Android keyboard, and the developers are in the habit of continually improving it. In addition to a Halloween pumpkin theme last month, they're trying out multi-touch features in a new alpha release. The download has been spread around by the developers, but only VIP members (i.e. those who have paid for SwiftKey X) can access it.
Spotify's Android app is getting some much-needed love. The new version is available as a non-Market download from Spotify's blog, showing off some new social features. Users can now log in with either their original Spotify credentials or by connecting to Facebook - you don't even have to create a new account if you opt for the latter.
big changes fro the mobile version, including a native user interface and Flash integration - again, something that's available in the stock browser and others already. Interested testers can build themselves an early version of the app, but it'll be a few months before the rest of us can get our hands on a beta.
almost a year ago. Users love the fully customizable equalizer and folder-based library structure. Now the first beta for version 2 is out, and paid-up PowerAMP faithful and new users alike can download it here.