Posts From Scott Webster
We’ve seen our share of corporate speak and PR mumbo jumbo before but Samsung might have just become the current king. When asked by Pocket-Lint whether or not the Galaxy S would see Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’, the handset maker replied with a very vague, albeit technical technical sounding answer. After reading the entire response a few times, the best we can gather is that they are still looking into the matter.
Sprint CEO Dan Hesse was in the hot seat today with Walt Mossberg at the Dive into Mobile conference. When pressed about the carrier’s plans to offer a tiered data plan, Hesse said they aren’t planning to change things up.
Zedge has officially opened the doors up to their Discovery Network, which aims to level the playing field for independent Android developers. With over 30 million unique visitors a month, they have learned what it is that users are looking for in their smart phones. Taking everything they know into consideration, they decided they could help put the best stuff in front of these users.
Texas Instruments has announced their next generation processor today, the OMAP4430, which promises big things by the end of 2011.
he folks over at HTCPedia Shop were passed a handful of HTC Knight images from one of their suppliers yesterday. The pictures show what appear to be production ready handsets with respective accessories in different colors. While it is entirely possible that these are very high quality renders, we get the feeling that the phone is right around the corner.
It was rumored as far back as June that Android 2.3/Gingerbread would require specific hardware. If you recall, Eldar Murtazin was the one who first made reference to the idea
The most common question we’ve fielded in the 24 hours since Android 2.3 was announced is, “When is my phone getting Gingerbread?” With only the Nexus S launching with the latest build of Android, users of all other handsets are going to want to know if, and when, their respective phone will see 2.3 rolled out.
The recently uncovered LG-LU3000 has just been made official for Korea. Known heretofore as the Optimus Mach, this new Android smart phone will boast a 1GHz TI OMAP3630 processor, a 3.8-inch screeen, and much more!
Ever find yourself driving around, wondering where the nearest 7-Eleven location was? No? Okay, let’s pretend you really need your Slurpee fix and don’t feel like using Google Maps or
LG and VMware have partnered up to bring virtualization to an Android phone near you. The handset maker understands as well as anyone that today’s smart phones are more than capable of handling both work and play needs. Rather than carrying around two devices with separate features, LG plans to offer a virtual work environment using an Android application.
It’s one thing to read second hand reports of what a Motorola tablet looks like running Honeycomb. It’s something altogether different to see it in person. Thanks to John Paczkowski of All Things D, we can show you nearly nine minutes of last night’s demonstration.
Hackers have been busy today, working to get Android 2.3 ported over to existing devices. The first phone to get the Gingerbread treatment looks to be the HTC EVO 4G.
Keep a close eye on your Android handset over the next few days. Google has a new version of their Maps application lined up, ready to roll out the door.
Forget that Gingerbread stuff from earlier today – Honeycomb is the new hotness. Already. Andy Rubin, the father of Android, was speaking tonight at D: Dive Into Mobile where he
The Samsung Galaxy S is now official and we have another Android super phone lurking around the corner. Our question to you is this – Was it worth the wait?