Posts From Justin Marden
The Yahoo! Messenger app gets an update that brings voice calls and landscape video calling. Unfortunately, it doesn’t add support for more devices.
Gingerbread has been ported to the Htc HD2, originally a Windows Mobile device. No word on other devices getting it, but this is a step in the right direction for Gingerbread ROMs.
Ahh, rooting. What was once a complicated and tedious process has become as simple as one-click rooting, or in this case, Auto-Nooter. Yeah, it’s a funny name, but it’s a useful tool if you’ve got a NookColor. Thanks to the guys over at XDA (mainly a user named Gabrial Destruir), Rooting your NookColor has never been simpler. It streamlines the rooting process by giving the user a slew of things, like:
LG’s newest killer Android phone, the LG B was leaked in some pictures, and it’s got one of the brightest screens we’ve ever seen.
Dell’s Android-equipped Streak has dropped from $299 to $100 at Best Buy. Why? Read on and find out!
Android may have started out big, with Nexus Ones and Droid Incredibles, but it’s winding down into a slew of low-end phones. Like the LG Optimus series, or the new
Join me as I cover the news from the week of December 6th through December 11th!
Huawei hasn’t been the best with tablets as of late, but they might be turning it around soon. Check out this video of the Huawei S7, an Android tab that’s running an unknown version of Android (most likely 1.6) and it has multitouch. Now, multitouch may not be that uncommon for us, with our Evos and Galaxy Tabs, but this is one of the higher end Huawei tablets we’ve seen with multitouch. Hopefully Huawei doesn’t contradict the whole thing by using a resistive touch screen. Only time will tell.
Remember the HTC Knight (aka Evo Shift 4G or Speedy), that’s headed for Sprint? Well, we’ve discovered another photo that gives us a good look at the keyboard on the
LG has sold over 2 million Optimus handsets in just 65 days. Looks like their Android bets are paying off nicely!
Samsung aims to sell 18% more phones un the new year. Can they pull it off?
Join me as I recap the news we covered during the week of November 29-December 3!
Seesmic’s Android app gets an update, bringing a new UI and Chatter integration. Check it out!
The Verizon Motorola Droid X and original Droid receive maintenance updates to improve stability and functionality. Check it out!
The NFC chip in the Samsung Nexus S was actually made by NXP Semiconductors, not Samsung. NXP has been working with Google for some time to implement the hardware and software for this technology.