May 14 2013 06:30 PM | androiduser2008 in General News
The Google Play Team has been hard at work to provide a better experience in Google Play for both the user and the developer. We have seen updates to the Developer console as well as account tie-in with Google+ for app reviewers in order to mitigate the anonymous aspect when reviewing apps. Its main focus was to help improve the quality of reviews so they become more helpful to users & developers. Recently the Google Play Team has taken it a step further and has finally implemented the ability for developers to reply to users' reviews.
May 14 2013 05:20 PM | androiduser2008 in General News
NVIDIA unveiled Project Shield during CES 2013, much to the surprise of many. A handheld gaming device running stock Android Jelly Bean with some monster specifications was understandably the center of attention in January. After repeated teasers in the months since, we couldn't help but want more information about Project Shield. We need wait no longer - as of today Project Shield will be known as Shield and is finally available for Pre-Order.
May 13 2013 11:55 PM | androiduser2008 in General News
In the past, storage space between Gmail and Drive (not to mention Google+ Photos) has been confusing and difficult to manage. In an effort to simplify your cloud storage, the Google Drive team took to its blog Monday to announce that storage between Google Drive, Gmail, and Google+ Photos will be combined, giving you 15GB in common storage. This comes as a welcome change to the counterintuitive storage alloctations of 10GB to Gmail and 5GB to Drive and Google+ Photos.
May 07 2013 06:35 PM | androiduser2008 in General News
Kingston made a successful debut in the mobile products market with its Wi-Drive, which allows you to wirelessly share files between multiple devices simultaneously. One limitation of the Wi-Drive was its internal storage - otherwise, it is a fantastic device. Recently, Kingston has made its second foray into the mobile products market with in the MobileLite Wireless card reader and external battery. Since its storage is dictated by the SD cards or flash drives you connect to it, your storage space is limited only by how many of these you have.
May 07 2013 04:30 PM | androiduser2008 in General News
Updates, updates, and more updates - this time it is for the Asus Fonepad. The Asus Fonepad has begun receiving update 3.1.16, an incremental upgrade from 3.1.11. You can expect mainly bug fixes and improved stability (changelog found below).
May 06 2013 09:25 PM | androiduser2008 in General News
Sony began selling its new Xperia devices in the United States with the Xperia ZL two months ago for a whopping, Samsung-esque $759.99. Today Sony has announced an unlocked Xperia Z available for purchase for the US market for $629.99, while lowering the price of the Xperia ZL to the same price. As exciting at this is, this is the C6602 model of the Xperia Z which is only HSPA+ compatible. That means you will not have access to 4G LTE on GSM networks.
May 06 2013 09:15 PM | Kidromulous in General News
In the past HTCDev unlock has still left some hurdles for developers to overcome, and until S-Off (security-off) was achieved on those devices things like flashing custom kernels was a chore and required additional software like FlashimageGUI to get it done. According to well-known developer Koushik Dutta, who recently wrote a G+ post to clear up some misunderstandings about S-Off, this will not be a problemin the case of the HTC One.