Coming home from the office I was pleasantly interrupted by an update notification on my good ol’ Nexus One. Alas, turned out the update was numbered 2.2.2 so no Gingerbread
So it appears all but official that the Motorola Atrix 4G, which has been rumored to be launching March 1 on AT&T, has been officially approved by the FCC. Though the FCC documentation doesn’t mention the name “Atrix,” it’s pretty clear that is the device in question. First, it lists the model number as MB860, which Motorola has identified as the Atrix. Add to that the rare (in a phone) 5GHz 802.11n wifi and AT&T’s 3G and HSPA+ bands and it seems pretty well confirmed.
Cvpcs, developer of the GEM ROM, works on a ton of devices: Droid, Droid 2, Droid X, HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible. That’s an awful lot for a lone developer, he’s found it’s easier and much less daunting to break up programming chores. Joining up with the CyanogenMod team will allow him an opportunity to contribute his excellent work into CyanogenMod.
Remember the Samsung Gem? We first found a photo of it along with some specs back in August, and then it popped up again in a leaked Verizon roadmap. Well, it’s reared it’s head again via an announcement from Sammy, and it’s not going to impress a lot of people.
Hitting the home stretch ahead of Mobile World Congress, rumors and details have been leaking for phones and tablets. The latest to see this treatment is the Galaxy Tab 2 from Samsung.
Ever since hearing about the LG G-Slate at CES a few weeks ago, I’ve been anxious to get my eyes on the actual hardware. We know it runs on Tmobile’s HSPA+ network, it’s rumored to have 3D out the wazoo, and of course it has Honeycomb, but other than that, we havent seen an actual LG G-Slate tablet. Until now, that is.
Whether or not you believe that all the community outrage at the lack of a Froyo update for the Samsung/T-Mo Vibrant did any good, the update is finally here.
Before you jump to conclusions, this is not a “launcher” like ADW or Launcher Pro. Although the title might hint at being that type of app, this is simply a
Fanboys, Enthusiasts, Enablers, Advocates, Supporters, Promoters, or whatever you decide to call yourself today. You are the tech guy (or gal). Those around you look to you for advice, support,
AAA releases their renowned “Roadside Assistance” app for Android, making it easier than ever to use your AAA membership without ever having to make a phone call.
Fierce Wireless today is reporting that HTC’s CEO Peter Chou has confirmed that his company is indeed working on an Android based tablet, despite statements last year from HTC spokesperson Eric Lin saying that, at the time, there were no plans to build a tablet. (a lot can happen in this time, we know, this statement was made last July).
Recent changes in the Google I/O website indicate things are about to get going again. Pricing for pre-registration has leaked with developers looking to get early access, followed by public registration in February.
Android developers logging into the market publishing console will find another new option waiting for them. It appears Google has started adjusting the back-end in preparation for releasing the Android Market onto Google TV. A new filter was recently spied, giving devs the ability to target (or not) devices with a touch screen.
Apparently contradicting what Google’s Matias Duarte said at CES, an unnamed Google spokesman told TechRadar that “right now, [Honeycomb] is a tablet operating system.” TechRadar takes this to mean that
Let’s start your Friday off with some cool, inconsequential stuff, shall we? Nothing too important, just a little fun. I was catching up on some film news this morning when