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Qik, Premium Features Outlined for the EVO

Not too long ago we found out Qik would be charging for “premium features”. This was an additional fee of $4.99 a month. Couple this fee with the 4G and hotspot fee and the EVO was becoming quite an expensive device to own. The good thing is this fee wasn’t mandatory, it just unlocked access to those unnamed premium features.

First EVO 4G Commercial – Video

It’s about time Sprint placed this beauty on television. The first EVO 4G commercial has just leaked and its pretty good. The theme of this ad is “first”, as we all know, the EVO is the first 4G Android device to hit the US and the first 4G phone period to be offered.

Compal 7 inch Android Tablet Running NVIDIA Tegra 2 – Video

The Compal 7 is an Android tablet that features the famed Tegra 2 chips, it was recently handled at the Netbook Summit here in San Francisco. Is it just me or is the wait for these NVIDIA Tegra 2 tablets following in the footsteps of Flash 10 for Android. It seems like we’ve been waiting on these to arrive for a year now. There have been many prototypes demonstrated with this awesome technology ad yet none of them has hit the streets yet.

Android 2.2 Running on Acer Liquid

Since Android 2.2 was released to developer’s phones recently, modders around the world has been working hard to port it to other Android devices. Froyo may be making its way to the Acer Liquid soon. A video posted by Josselin Cornou shows Android 2.2 running on the Liquid.

Fring is first to bring video calling to Android

With the upcoming release of the HTC EVO 4G, Samsung Galaxy S and Dell Streak, the need for video calling software will increase drastically. Yes, most of these devices will come with preloaded software that can handle this but this is Android and there always room for choice. Fring will be the first to offer video calling software to Android and it is capable of a lot more than just that.

Viliv’s AMOLED Prime P3 Android media player

Viliv has manufactured many different types of PMP’s and Mp3 players. This rendition has the ability to run Android as well as Windows CE. This media player has a beautiful screen and can run Android 2.1. The only thing missing so far is a release date and price.

Samsung Galaxy S, Has The Best Multi-Touch Screen Ever?

Multi-touch is a deciding factor for a lot of people when considering their next mobile phone. Android has not been known to be the best in this area. Most notable, the nexus One, has been perceived as having a subpar multi-touch display. Until know we’ve always heard that you have to choose between having a beautiful display or a very accurate multi-touch display. Samsung has brought them both together in the Galaxy S.

Samsung Galaxy S Gaming Demo – Video

Since the discovery of the Hummingbird GPU that is embedded in the Galaxy S, we’ve heard that this GPU will deliver home console like graphics and game play. Until now none of us had seen this device in action. Does it live up to the hype? I think it does, video is after the break.

Gameloft HD 3D games for Android smartphones

Today, Gameloft introduced 10 new 3D games for Android. One of which is Asphalt 5, some of us are familiar with this 3D racing game. It has high quality graphics but some users claim that it lags on the Nexus One. To purchase these games, navigate to Gameloft’s smartphone site from your devices and make the purchase.
"We have always aimed to offer the best gaming experience on every platform," explains Gonzague de Vallois, senior vice president of Publishing, Gameloft. "The arrival of this new generation of smartphones has enabled us to develop even better games. For consumers, a catalog of various securities offering high quality 3D graphics and intense gameplay " said Gonzague de Vallois, VP Publishing, Gameloft.
Judging from the demo in the video below, these games look awesome and game play is smooth. These games were demoed on a Droid, X10 and a Nexus One. Gaming quality may degrade on older devices with lower specs. If you would like to give them a try, click here and pick the games you would like to add to you library. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxdZWhga0Vw&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Available games: * Asphalt 5 * Let's Golf! * Assassin's Creed * Real Football 2010 * Gangstar: West Coast Hustle * Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. * Hero of Sparta * N.O.V.A. Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance * Modern Combat: Sandstorm * Dungeon Hunter [via frandroid]

FxCamera for Android

This is an awesome app, it brings extra functionality to Android’s camera. Some of these features probably should’ve been included natively in Android. Not only is this app really good it is also a fun app to play with. There’s a Fisheye setting, Polaroid and SymmetriCam, SymmetriCam is my favorite, it displays an upside down copy of the picture you took next to the original. This is a free app in Android Market.