Software

Why Apple Thinks that People Buy Android Phones

The legal battle between Samsung and Apple rages on and one of the fantastic side effects is that we get a glimpse into the way the companies think about technology.  An internal study from Apple was released during the trail this week that might be…

Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean on the Samsung Galaxy S3 *Videos*

The Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S3… is imminent. This is of course no surprise. It would have been shocking if Google would not deliver the Android update to the latest and greatest smartphone. The only question was: When? Although the

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Shows Up in Pictures – Jelly Bean to Be Announced for Galaxy S3 at IFA?

There are two upcoming Samsung events that have electrified our imaginations. Tomorrow an event is scheduled at which we expect to see the Galaxy Note 10.1…. But that’s already up in circulation, so we can not exclude the possibility that tomorrow’s presentation might include

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Multiscreen Hands-On Video – Multitasking Apps Oh My!

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1… has a lot to offer and we’re not just talking about the stylus for handwritten input. Samsung’s new flagship tablet also has a new feature that the Koreans call “multi-screen”. Using this feature, you can have two apps side

Google Search App for Android & iOS Improved with Voice Search & Google Translate Deciphers Photos of Foreign Language Text

One of the coolest things we saw on Android Jelly Bean was the voice search option. Via Google Chrome, it found its way to our desktops and laptops, but the apps for iOS and other versions of Android lay in wait for an update. The…

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Coming Soon to the Samsung Galaxy S3

So you just got your brand spanking new Samsung Galaxy S3…. You’re happy, but you want some of that Project Butter and you’re longing for the Jelly Bean update. Well, hopefully you won’t have to wait too much longer. According to Sammobile, Samsung has

Chameleon Launcher Beta for Android Demo on the Nexus 7

There is a new launcher that is getting a lot of attention and it has just hit the Google Play store. The Chameleon launcher is a home screen replacement for Android tablets and it look pretty fantastic. Even though its in the Google Play store…

Ice Cream Sandwich Running on Barely 16% of Android Devices, Jelly Bean, A Mere 0.8%

A new month means new numbers from Google detailing the distribution of the different versions of Android on devices. The numbers are calculated based on which version of Android the devices that have accessed Google Play in the last 7 to 14 days are running. …

Official Android Blog from Google Launched

Barely four years after Google released its mobile operating system, they’ve finally launched an  official Google blog exclusively for Android. You’ll find announcements and news about Android that was previously posted with any other mobile new on the Google Mobile blog, but now no more,…

Google Play Policies Get an Overhaul: Honest Developers Rejoyce

Today Google has made a large change to their marketplace, Google Play where steps have been taken to kill annoying in-app ads. Many of the policies and rules listed have already been in place, but today we’ll go through the new ones that will change…

Google Delays Sale of Nexus Q for Improvements – Free System for Those Who Pre-Ordered

Well this is a surprise! Google has announced that they will now post pone the sale of the Nexus Q so that they can make it even better. The highly anticipated media streaming sphere will have to wait in the wings a bit longer before…

Raspberry Pi Gets Android 4.0 Port – Video

Raspberry Pi, that Android PC on a stick has captured the hearts of so many with its $35 price point and now there is even more to love with an Android 4.0 port This pint size PC is running a 700 MHz ARM11 processor, 256MB…

Google Releases Video with Nexus 7 Jelly Bean Tips

Love the Nexus 7? Get in line, it’s a fabulous device, we actually just got our for unboxing yesterday. So it seems like perfect timing for Google to release a video showing off Jelly Bean on their tablet with a few tips and tricks.…

Nexus Q App for All Android Devices 2.3 & Up

The Nexus Q App is now available for all devices running Android 2.3 or higher. No longer will the Nexus Q App be restricted to Jelly Bean devices. The new update 1.0.8.4 broadens the range of devices that can control the Nexus Q media center…