Software

Mac OS X Mountain Lion Update: New Firmware for MacBook Air, Dropbox, Office & More

The newest version of Mac OS X, Mountain Lion, is now available in the Mac App Store for $19.99. A series of bug fixes and internal program updates as well as a few third party updates like Dropbox and Microsoft Office round out the update.…

Motorola Xoom To Receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Shortly

The Motorola Xoom… was the flagship of the first generation Android 3.0 “Honeycomb” tablets but is now rarely thought of. But now owners of the 10.1-inch tablet with the Nvidia Tegra 2 platform can look forward to an early upgrade to the new Android 4.1

Patent War Update, Note 2 Specs, ASUS Jelly Bean Update & Huawei MediaPad 10FHD – Post PC Nation News Round Up

ASUS clears the air by confirming which devices will be getting the Jelly Bean update, Huawei comes to market with a sub $500… 1080p HD tablet the Media Pad 10FHD, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 gets outted by some GL Benchmarks and the patent

Google Tries to Make iPhone Patents Industry Standards

The patent wars rage on and the latest development is from Google has appealed to have a selection of Apple held telecommunication patents that are utilised in the iPhone… to be made standardised systems due to their generic nature and industry wide use. If successful

Windows 8 Phone Coming in November – Microsoft Wants to Be on Your Christmas List

Microsoft is putting all their resources behind making Windows 8 Phones the next big thing. They’re playing catch up in the very intensely competitive smartphone market. Microsoft already announced that Windows 8 will be officially released around October 26 and will start appearing on devices…

Ouya Android Gaming Console Gets Exclusive Game Release from Call of Duty Creator – Video Trailer

Ouya has landed into the spot light when it raised 5Million dollars on KickStarter in just under a week and the saga continues as Robert Bowling of Call of Duty fame and his new studio, Robotoki, are developing an action-RPG set in the aftermath of…

StyleTap Let’s You Bring Back PalmOS App

Remember Palm? It has probably been a while since PalmOS before Android was a glint in Google’s eye. But if you’re longing for the good old days and you’d like to revive some of your Palm Apps you’re in luck!  StyleTap lets you emulate Palm…

Jelly Bean CyanogenMod 10 Pops Up for the Samsung Galaxy S3

CyanogenMod 10 has only been on the street for a few weeks and already it’s been ported on to the US versions (except Verizon) of the Samsung Galaxy S3….  The Android 4.1 or Jelly Bean Port has made its way on to the device

8 Reasons Why Apple’s iPhone 5 Won’t Be a Revolutionary Update

Conjecture and rumor swarm around Apple’s products like flies at a summer picnic. Every potential photo is analyzed, every rumor picked over until its dried up. Only Apple can get this kind of attention in the tech world. Not even Samsung garners this much attention.…

Video: Armando’s Beginner Guide to Automating Android with Tasker

If you’ve ever tried to use Tasker? If you have you’re likely in the majority of who found it confusing and rightfully so, users should not be presented with choice between ‘if’ or ‘then’ options when making a selection.

If you haven’t heard of Tasker…

ASUS Germany Clears Up Transformer Jelly Bean Update Misinformation – TF101 Still in the Mix

There have been mixed reports whether or not the original ASUS Transformer, the TF101 would not be getting Jelly Bean.  This rumor got started because ASUS Netherlands confirmed that the TF201/TF300/TF700 would be getting Jelly Bean.  When the SL101 and the TF101 were left off…

Ill-Fated Nokia Lumia 900: Prices Cut to $50

Things are going badly in the Nokia-Microsoft marriage. The first batch of Windows phones did not do as well as Nokia hoped – that was the beginning of their troubled partnership. And then, Microsoft announced that Windows 7 phones would not get the Windows 8…

Jelly Bean 4.1 Ported on the Acer Iconia Tab A500 *Video & Pictures*

Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” is recently available as open-source project, so resourceful developers can customize based on the AOSP images variants for certain tablets. This is precisely what “Randomblame” from the XDA Developers forum has done. Randomblame launched a variant of Android 4.1 on the…

Video: Amazon Kindle Fire with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

The developer Hashcode recently found a way to bring Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to the Amazon Kindle Fire…. Normally the Kindle Fire runs a heavily modified Android 2.3, but Android 4.1 works pretty well on the Kindle Fire when installed. So if you have

Gimbal by Qualcomm: My Smartphone Knows Me Better Than YOUR Smartphone

Qualcomm may have just introduced a new era for the smartphone with its Gimbal platform. Gimbal knows you, what you like, what you eat, what you do, even, where you are. But not in a creepy way. The idea behind Gimbal is that your smartphone…