Coming off what we heard just hours ago, ASUS has officially announced the Eee Pad Transformer Prime. Sporting the new Quad-Core Nvidia Tegra 3 chip, an Android 4.0 update soon after launch, and the inherited keyboard dock from its predecessor, this tablet is surely one to grab attention.
Ladies and gentlemen, multiple account support, push notifications, and updated widgets are finally available on the official Twitter for Android app! Twitter announced on their blog that version 2.1 of the app brings these features and “a bunch of other improvements and bug fixes”.
That’s a lot of Froyo! The official Android OS version breakdown has been updated. While Froyo still continues to be the dominating version of Android with 59.4% of the pie, there are a few other interesting points that can be taken from this chart.
Check your Market now, because Facebook for Android just got an update! It is not necessarily a huge one, but it does improve and bring a couple of features to the mobile app: Improved News Feed, Pages Support, and Video Upload.
G2 owners! It really looks like 2.3 Gingerbread update you’ve been waiting for is almost here! TmoNews is reporting that G2 owners, whom have ordered replacement phones, have gotten their new G2s with Gingerbread already pre-installed! On top of that, a leaked HTC document (as seen below) further pushes the notion that we are getting very close to an OTA rollout.
Remember that leaked Netflix app from the LG Revolution system dump? If you can remember, the main function (being able to watch content) was not working. None of that matters now because Netflix has dropped the official app into the Android Market. The catch is that it only works on select HTC devices and the Samsung Nexus S, but, all of the features work properly.
Google and the OHA Are Working to Extend Device Life and Speed the Update Process…Fragmentation Gone?
Here is something worth getting excited about! Google announced at I/0 today that they are formulating new guidelines for industry leaders, including members of the Open Handset Alliance, that will help regulate timeframes for devices getting OS updates.
Hugo Barra, Product Management Director of Android, announced a few outstanding numbers at Google I/0 this morning regarding Android activations and app success
Attention CyanogenMod 7 users! Fire up Rom Manager on your device and update to CyanogenMod 7.0.2! It is a bugfix and performance update that resolves some bugs with GPS, Google Voice, as well as adds performance updates to ADW Launcher, and adds support for more device like the Motorola Droid. You can read all about the update at CyanogenMod.com’s blog while you are downloading!
Google I/O may have sold out fast (59 minutes fast), but the Big G has decided to put the ENTIRE event online. They said it would include, “streaming of the keynotes, as in years past, as well as—new for 2011—the addition of sessions from Android and Chrome. We’ll also aim to post HD video recordings from sessions that are not livestreamed within 24 hours.” Sounds great
An updated Android Test Market mysteriously appeared on Tech in 10′s Galaxy S Vibrant today. The result was the ability to download non-released and updated versions of a few of the core Android Apps like the Music Player and Gallery. Tech In 10 states that their Market changed on its own to a assumed test or developer version. The actual market does not show major differences on the surface, but it does include Google’s announced, but not yet implemented content ratings. T
Like all rumors, take this one with a grain of salt. The word is that Google is prepping a game-centric social network for Android. This rumor, first published by PocketGamer, says that the network will be superior to Apple’s Gamer Center for iOS in the …
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