Samsung Galaxy Nexus [Review]

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gal·ax·y/ˈgaləksē/ Noun: A system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas and dust, held together by gravitational attraction. The galaxy of which the solar system is a part; the Milky Way.  nexus plural of nex·us (Noun) Noun: A connection or series of connections linking two or ...

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Motorola XOOM (WiFi) – Get on Board because the Ice Cream Sandwich Update is happening! (OTA)

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  This morning was just like any other morning: got up early because the dog was barking to let me know that she had done her business in front of the bathroom AGAIN so I could step in it barefoot.  Then I booted up the old XOOM to get my morning on with my fresh... Read More

Modding Your New Galaxy Nexus: How To Change Softkeys

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When the Galaxy Nexus first debuted and announced that the device was doing away with the traditional physical keys, I was a bit skeptical. When I saw that they had completely shunned the search button, I was even more so. As someone who constantly uses that particular button, I was also ...

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HTCDEV Announces Official Bootloader Unlock on Six More Handsets

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Installing custom software is a large part of the Android ecosystem. Obtaining root, flashing custom recoveries and ROMs are a way of life for the Android hacker.  Official bootloader unlocking is now available for six old/new HTC devices.

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SugarSync includes video syncing in latest update

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When it comes to preserving those cherished photos and videos taken with your phone, your best bet is always going to be backing up them up in some fashion, and your computer is typically going to be the safest choice, what with the account-hacking paparazzi and all. Still, the steps and time ...

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Clockwork Mod developing a wired tether app for Android

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ClockWork Mod, well known for CWM Recovery on rooted devices, now has a wired tether app in the alpha stages. Most tethering apps require root, or for users to pay carriers for such a service. Clockwork Mod Tether works on unrooted Android phones, and uses a hard-to-detect method along with ...

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McAfee predicts more mobile attacks and fewer PC attacks in 2012

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McAfee Labs is basically predicting that, for everything you worry about on your computer, you will now worry about on your mobile devices as well. Cybercrime, hacktivism, and threats to your mobile banking? Yep. Vince Weaver, McAfee Labs’ Sr. VP, says: Many of the threats that will ...

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RCMix ICE v1.0 ROM combines Sense 3.5 with Android 4.0

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Want to see what HTC might have in store for Sense 3.5 devices running Android 4.0?  Take a look at the screen shots and accompanying ROM which comes courtesy of the XDA forum.  Thanks to a leaked RUU (firmware file) for the Sensation and the Sensation XE, we have an early indication as to how ...

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Google announces Ice Cream Sandwich update for GSM Nexus S devices

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It would appear the only thing that delayed Ice Cream Sandwich from rolling out to you Nexus S owners was Verizon. Now, just a day after Verizon released the Galaxy Nexus, we get official word from Google that Ice Cream Sandwich will begin rolling out to GSM Nexus S devices starting today. ...

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NOOK Color update 1.4.1 adds Netflix support, NOOK comics and more…

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Don’t close the book on the NOOK Color just yet. Barnes & Noble is keeping with their promise to continue improving and updating content for its popular NOOK Color. Today they have announced software update 1.4.1 for the NOOK Color, and with it comes a few features that some of you ...

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Motorola outlines the process of getting Ice Cream Sandwichfied

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As soon as Ice Cream Sandwich was announced, people wanted to know whether or not their devices would be getting it. Manufacturers do their best to let us know which devices will or will not be receiving the latest updates, and Motorola has already given a statement regarding a few of their ...

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Are we three days away from finally purchasing the Galaxy Nexus from Verizon?

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Is it possible that we’re only three days away from finally purchasing the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Verizon? These images sure seem to think so. According to documents leaked to RootzWiki by an authorized Verizon dealer, Galaxy Nexus devices have begun shipping and are not to be sold or ...

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How To: Sideload apps onto Kindle Fire

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Without a doubt, the hottest (pun!) new tablet on the scene right now is the Amazon Kindle Fire.  At $200 it stands to reason that this device may become the best selling “Android” tablet of the year.  Given there are so many cool things we know about it, we can see why people ...

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Barnes & Noble tablet rumors found in every NOOK and cranny

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If rumors are correct, Barnes & Noble is gearing up to announce their first actual tablet just in time to rival Amazon’s Kindle Fire. A few media outlets have obtained documentation showing B&N’s plans to announce their NOOK Tablet Monday November 7, with pre-orders ...

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Answering your Android questions (11/02/11)

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Here’s your weekly dose of Android questions which are asked by users just like you, and answered by people just like you.  Available over at the Android section of Stack Exchange, we’ve pulled five questions that we think you would be interested in checking out.  Some of these ...

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