Google announced a slew of new products and updates to the Android operating system including the Nexus 7, a joint collaboration between Google and Asus. In addition to the new tablet, Google also introduced the world to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, which includes a number …continue reading
Wednesday, Google announced a brand-new Android tablet that not only features Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, but a quad-core Tegra 3 processor wrapped into a compact tablet that costs just $199.
So, what’s the twist? At 7″, the Nexus 7 is being promoted strictly as a …continue reading
Google had a lot to say about Jelly Bean, the next big update to Android expected to roll out sometime in the coming months. In addition to Project Butter, there are a number of changes coming to the platform with Jelly Bean.
Android 4.1 Jelly …continue reading
Guest blogger Elliot Guest writes:
As has already been discussed elsewhere, adoption rates for Ice Cream Sandwich don’t appear to have been particularly stellar, as demonstrated by the helpful image generated by Google below.
Just to sum up …continue reading
Privacy. It’s such a potent concept, provoking some level of discomfort when mentioned in just about any context. For many of us, the term is defined as a right for every citizen to have; for others the term is more negotiable, particularly as it relates …continue reading
In my previous article, I gave a few points explaining why I think Android takes more flak than it really needs to in terms of the time it takes to receive updates on its devices. However, after that article was …continue reading
Users of the Sony Tablet S have been eagerly anticipating the eventual release of Ice Cream Sandwich on the Android tablet. That day has finally arrived. You are now able to update to ICS from within the tablet, and the entire process takes about fifteen …continue reading
Perhaps one of the most common complaints against Android by haters and lovers alike is that updates seem to take forever to make their way to the devices. Unless, of course, you have the latest Nexus device, which is typically the first to receive the …continue reading
One of the chief arguments against Android and in favor of iOS in today’s mobile OS battle can be simplified to one word: fragmentation. I see that word thrown all over the place, usually padding walls of text written by an iOS fanboy who probably …continue reading
To iPhone or to Android? That is the question. That’s been the question for the last couple of years, and with webOS out and BlackBerry taking a way backseat in the smartphone race, it appears that this will remain the question for new smartphone buyers …continue reading
Android and iOS have been compared to one-another with each new OS update and hardware release for the past two years. Undoubtedly, the two have traded blows in terms of new features and unique updates, but each operating system ultimately brings its own blend of …continue reading
What are the pros and cons of installing a custom ROM on your Android device?
It can be hard to resist the temptation to root your Android device and install a custom ROM, even at the risk of voiding your warranty and bricking your device. …continue reading
‘Tis the season for cookies, pretty lights, and an onslaught of new Android devices in all shapes and sizes. I hope you saved up your upgrades, because the number of new devices being released this season (especially on Verizon) is quite staggering. There are several …continue reading
If you know anyone with an iPhone 4S, you’ve probably played with Siri, Apple’s digital “personal assistant.” Siri intelligently responds to your questions and is able to induce meaning out of things like “What should I wear today?” and be able to give you correct …continue reading
If you’re an Android fan, you’ve probably heard about Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It’s probably the biggest Android upgrade so far, bringing awesome features like a new, redesigned user interface, improved notifications, a new lock screen, improved keyboard, and a whole lot more. …continue reading
In the market for a new Android phone this holiday season? It appears that Amazon has launched its Black Friday promotions a little bit early, and boy are they good if you’re an Android fan. Get this: every single Android phone in the Amazon Wireless store on …continue reading