One of our readers recently opened the browser on his Android phone to check his Yahoo! email account when something strange happened. A pop-up appeared over his browser screen advising that his battery was losing charge too quickly, then directing him to “upgrade to keep …
Taiwan-based Micro-Star International (MSI) is at Computex this week where they have unveiled a pair of new Android tablets – the WindPad Enjoy 10 and Enjoy 7. As you can probably guess, one is a 10-inch model while the other is 7-inches. Each are expected to …
If you haven’t heard, Google’s new movie service on Android 3.1 has been blocked to root users. If you have a rooted Xoom running Android 3.1, you cannot rent or purchase videos from the new Movies section in the Android Market. But it doesn’t end …
The Galaxy S II isn’t even officially available yet in the US but it has already been rooted, overclocked and the first custom ROMs are coming up as well. I used to run Ubuntu on my original Galaxy S (Just for fun of course, like you can effectively use Ubuntu on a 4″ screen), so I decided to port Ubuntu to the Galaxy S II.
And there you have it, another NOOK from Barnes & Noble. Officially unveiled this morning at a New York press event, the Simple Touch Reader, features a 6-inch touchscreen with E Ink Pearl technology and a a “best-in-class” battery life, with 2-month stand by time. …
I have not written an opinion piece in a long while, mostly because I usually cover my opinions when we have a “Rayge Against the Machine” segment on AGTN. But this morning, I find myself dusting off the old opinion button here at AG, because of the fact that those of us, (pretty much everyone reading this blog), who have rooted devices will not be able to rent movies on the shiny new offering from Google in the Android Web Market.
Well that didn’t take long, yet another testament as to why we all love using the Android OS. The snazzy Galaxy Tab 10.1′s that Google handed out to lucky I/O attendees have already been rooted, giving access to the entire device for our grubby little hands to take advantage of. Android Central reported that the process is super easy, simply push a zip file over ADB, reboot into recovery then execute said zip.
Word on the street is that HTC is conducting a focus group with female users, trying to put together a knockout Android phone targeted at the ladies. According to ThisIsMyNext, the Verizon smart phone currently carries a code name of ‘Bliss’ and features both physical …
While we know our friends on the Cyanogenmod team have entered into nightlies for the G2X, many people who are not either into or able to root their devices have been wondering when they will see their shiny new G2X devices receiving Gingerbread in an official way. The answer may be sooner than later.
Who wants to wait around for those “next few weeks” to come and pass so that they can get Android 2.3.4 on their Nexus S? If we know the mentality in the typical Nexus S user, they are rooted and ready. They’ve have already tweaked …
Rooted Motorola Atrix 4G owners will be happy to know that they can grab AT&T’s HSUPA data speeds for themselves. Rather than waiting around for the carrier to enable the true high speed 4G that the phone is capable of, a couple of XDA members …
Let’s say you have a rooted Android handset and get the itch to build your own theme because your ideas are better than what anyone else is doing. The problem is you just don’t have any serious coding experience. What does one do? For starters, …
Motorola, long considered the least friendly manufacturer to those who’d like to mod their phone, has indicated that they may begin including unlocked bootloaders across their Android product line later this year. Motorola’s statement comes in response to Australian Atrix owner Irwin Proud, who managed …
For those of you enterprising souls that love to play around with the development side of Android, and are interested in different methods to root your Android device (doing so at your own risk we might add), there is a new method in testing to …
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