Friday, February 10, 2012

Droid Xyboard, Droid Razr, Droid Razr Maxx Updates Available

After the Motorola Xoom LTE get minor updates, Today the company also release an update for Droid Xyboard, Droid Razr, and Droid Razr Maxx. Let see what update are involves for these Motorola devices.

Motorola Xyboard 8.2 and 10.1

The Xyboard 8.2 and Xyboard 10.1 version will getting a 1.6.0M_279 update version and here are the changelog for Xyboard.

- keyboard function enabled when in docking station
- touch response improvement, stylus enhancement included
- scrolling improvemnet for better browser performance
- connect to 4G LTE and 4G LTE indicator available.
- maintain switching data connectivity on Wi-Fi, Verizon 3G also 4G LTE.
- open url in emails with no need to reboot.
- preloaded daily app.

the firmware update filesize is 83.8 MB.


Droid Razr and Droid Razr Maxx

the changelog update can be readed on provided image. Both Droid Razr and Razr Maxx receives same updates, 6.12.173.XT912.Verizon.en.US. the firmware will fix all issues that present on the devices.

Canada Get VoIP from Dell Voice

Fongo and Dell together offer the Dell Voice calling service. This is a VoIP (Voice-Over Internet Protocol) application only available for Canada market. The Dell Voice can use this service for free of charge. The app is currently launch for Android devices, iOS devices, and Windows OS.

After installing the Dell Voice, you will get a local phone number that you can use it for call slect big cities, voice mail feature, caller ID, long-distance phone call, and 911 service call with no additional fee. The standard call credit is 2 cent per minute with roughly 1 MB of data transfer.

For the RIM's Blackberry handsets, the Dell Voice is likely to be available in next month, March 2012.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

T-Mobile Valentine's Day Promo: 4G Smartphones And Tablets Line For Free

On Tuesday, T-mobile company launch new promo for Valentine's day, February 2012. T-Mobile store will sell all the 4G smartphones and tablets line for free. According to the company, T-Mobile want to offer a sweat deal in this Valentine;s day by giving 4G devices accessible and affordable for their new consumers.

On the T-Mobile Valentine's day promo, the company is offering several 4G tablets and smartphones that you can choose like BLackberry Bold 9900, Samsung Galaxy S II, Nokia Lumia 710, HTC Amaze 4G, and also the T-Mobile® SpringBoard™ tablet. These options, you can get it for free with new 2 year contract T-Mobile's agreement.

we inform you that this is just one day sale offer for February 11th 2012.


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Motorola Droid Bionic: Update Version 5.9.902 Available

Motorola Droid Bionic handset get firmware update. However the update version still mystery in later day, we did not know which firmware update that released by Motorola. the .901 update, or the .902 firmware update or maybe the Android 4.0 ICS update for the Droid Bionic handset.

If we see on the provided image from the Verizon Wireless's support page, the change log is so short however so necessary changes. There are then black screen fix on Droid Bionic and stability improvements.

How to get the Droid Bionic 5.9.902 firmware update? here is how, On your phone, Settings >> About phone >> System updates. then check the notification if the update is ready to download for you or not. The filesize is 57.6 MB.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

HTC Sensation XE White: February 20th 2012 For UK Market

The Clove site displayed the HTC Sensation XE White. And the SIM free Sensation XE in white color will in stock available on February 20th 2012. the Sensation Xe also has already on sale in US market.

The Clove give the official offer at £408 (tax included). For you in UK, you can start for The HTC Sensation XE White's pre-order via clove. THe handset feature a 8 mega pixel camera for full HD video record.

HTC Sensation XE in white color runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread with HTC Sensor (custom UI). The display will feature a 4.3" qHD 960x540 pixel resolution. 1.5 Ghz dual-core CPU and the Beat Audio would packs into the White Sensation XE.


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Android Tablet Toshiba AT200 Sell In United Kingdom

Toshiba Android Tablet AT200 has introduced in last Christmas and in United States, this android-powered tablet will coming in Q1 2012 as Toshiba Excite X10 tablet. Great news for UK citizens, The AT200 Toshiba tablet is now available.

Toshiba manufacturer offer two option price offer. For AT200 16GB Wi-Fi tablet, it will offer for £399 (roughly 630 US Dollar). the second option, £449 (around 715 US Dollar) for the AT200 32GB Wi-Fi tablet. Toshiba claim as seen on the AT200 advertisement, this is the world's thinnest android tablet (7.7mm).

The Toshiba AT200 tablet specifications are RAM 1 GB, TI OMAP 4430 CPU of 1.2 GHz, 10.1" touchscreen display (1280x800 pixel res.), and Android 3.2 Honeycomb as its operating system. we hope it can be upgradeable to latest Android ICS.


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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Lenovo ThinkPad Receive ICS Update On May 2012

Lenovo have plan to bring new firmware ICS update not only to the IdeaPad tablet but also the ThinkPad tablet. However, the Lenovo company not give the exact date when the Android ICS can be enjoyed by the IdeaPad and ThinkPad tablet users.

According to the latest trusted info, the manufacturer has release new details when the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich run into the ThinkPad tablet. The update will start in May 2012 and it will give new features also like an improved browser, Face Unlock, voice input, and more stable process on overall platform.

To get Android 4.0 ICS update, the Lenovo manufacturer will transfer to the thinkPad tablets through Over-the-Air network.

Rdio Android Application: Redesign Interface And Android 4.0 Support

The Rdio Android App as the music streaming service get a refresh update version. Beside the Rdio has Android 4.0 ICS support also the app get new redesign interface.

The Rdio App offer an entertainment service like a Spotify. However Rdio give more intense social integration feature. The Rdio give its users can access the app library over 12 million musics to stream through their devices. the users also able to download the music for offline playback.

The new features from updated version of Rdio are the ability to see other Rdio user public profiles, easier access to the music search and playlists, new music added every week, music recommendations based on the played history.

You can get the Rdio android app on the android market for free. however to use the service, it needs to Rdio unlimited subscription. get here

Android Galaxy Nexus White: Ready To The UK At February 13th 2012

Samsung will release the new color variant for Galaxy Nexus handset, white color. And the country that be lucky to see this White Galaxy Nexus is United Kingdom. According to the Samsung press release on Monday, the white Nexus device would be available at UK market on February 13th 2012.

The internal features will be the same specifications as the black Galaxy Nexus. There are 4.65 inch HD Super-AMOLED screen display with the resolution of 1280x720 pixel, HSPA+ connection, camera with 5 megapixel quality, dual-core 1.2 GHz CPU.


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Sunday, February 5, 2012

Free 5 GB Quota On Dropbox Cloud Storage Services

Looking for cloud storage services to safe your data? Why you not to try the service from Dropbox? If you are an Android device user, this is your lucky day. The Dropbox company is now give 5 GB quota for free to test out they new beta application.

Here are the Dropbox system works, first the Dropbox will give you a folder on your device (PC, smartphone, tablet). Then you can save your data on the given folder which are the data will automatically uploaded to the Dropbox's cloud server. And the benefit is you can access your uploaded data from anywhere Dropbox app.

To get 5 GB of free quota, first you should download the new Dropbox Android App then try to upload few images to there.

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Verizon's LG Spectrum Hardware Review Video

Are you still curious with the LG Spectrum hardware specifications? relax, we've got the video that explain all the details of Spectrum handset from Verizon. This hardware tour video is created by the pocketnow.com site.

On video, you will be invited to see more clearly at the specifications of Verizon's LG Spectrum smartphone. Verizon Wireless sell this android phone for 199 US DOllar with 2 year contract comapny agreement. Before you watch the Spectrum tour video, let we tell you about the specs on below list

Display: 4.5 inch IPS LCD with Gorilla Glass feature (720 x 1280, 326 ppi)

Processor: Dual-core Snapdragon S3 1.5GHz

Dimensions: 5.33 inch x 2.71 inch x 0.42 inch
weight: 4.99 oz

Battery: 1830 mAh

USB 2.0 connection: micro-USB data/charging port, HDMI out support

Camera: rear-facing: 8MP with 1080p quality ; front-facing: 1.3 MP (video calling)

Memory: RAM: 1GB; Flash: 4GB; Internal storage: 1GB

Networks: CDMA: 800 Mhz, 1900 Mhz ; LTE: 700 Mhz - Class 13 ; Wi-Fi b/g/n ; Bluetooth v. 3.0

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Saturday, February 4, 2012

New Apps Tab On Yahoo Page: Search iOS and Android Apps

Yahoo create new apps tab on its search page. This new portal will give the users to search the Android apps and iOS apps easily and fast. Maybe this is one of the yahoo strategy in attracting more internet users to use Yahoo search engine as they favourite search site.

The result of every application searches can be sorted by category and price list. When the users want to install the desired apps then they just simply scanning the QR code. After that the donload link will be send to their device and click the link through to Android Market or iTunes App Store.

On bottom Apps page area, there are 3 kind of list; Free apps list, Paid Apps list, and Highest Rate Apps list. Each apps also feature a user reviews. see here to explore yourself the Apps tab from Yahoo.

Samsung Galaxy S Advance: February On Vietnam Market

Last Monday, The Galaxy S Advance was introduced by its creator, Samsung. But few days later, the Android Galaxy S Advance has appeared in Vietnam region. The Mai Nguyen has received the device on hand. According to the Mai Nguyen, the design of new Galaxy S Advance is adopted from Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy S II models.

And the details specs of Samsung's Galaxy S Advance are between the original Galaxy S and the Galaxy S II handset. the Advance's features are dual-core 1 Ghz CPU, super-AMOLED 4 inch display, camera of 5 MP, Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread OS, RAM of 768 MB, and with 2 GB memory capacity.

With its "solid feel", the Samsung Galaxy S Advance has 9.7 mm in thickness and 120 grams in weight. The Price in Vietnam will offer for 9.5 million VND / 450 US dollar and the release date is around February 2012.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Update Available For Wi-Fi Security Bug On HTC Devices

For getting your android device stay safe, do not download the apps from untrusted sources and also be carefull when approving the app request permission to access the system. Because if we are not aware about this big rules, its easy to the malicious android apps to access your private data and use it for unappropiate interest.

The HTC company has confirm there is a Wi-Fi security bug on their several HTC devices. According to the HTC, the bug is occur when the apps get full granted access permission to the ACCESS_WIFI_STATE. not only able to check the Wi-Fi connection status but also able to return of requests with the your Wi-Fi password. In easy explanation, the apps that has full granted access to Wi-Fi connetion can harvesting your Wi-Fi network password silently.

HTC report to the public what devices are to be affected. There are HTC Thunderbolt 4G, HTC myTouch 4G, HTC Desire HD, HTC Sensation, HTC Desire S, HTC Droid Incredible, and HTC EVO 3D. The company now still in hard working to patch all the affected HTC devices. Several devices has been patched on previous maintainances and for other devices the patches will release in next week. You need to install the patch update manually, said the HTC.


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Samsung Galaxy S III Maybe Appear In April 2012

According to a Twitter status, Samsung company may start to launch the next generation of Galaxy S line, Samsung Galaxy S III in April 2012. The Galaxy S III leaked images has spread widely on internet and this Samsung's handset would be the first Galaxy phone that use Samsung custom UI on Android ICS version.

As noted from the Eldar Murtazin's twitte status on Thursday, he convinced that Samsung Galaxy S III would appear in April 2012. Previouly, the Galaxy S III will introduced after MWC 2012 event. this year, the annual international tech event is held in Barcelona, Spain. from February 27th 2012 until March 1st 2012.

Samsung Galaxy S III repordly will come with these specifications
- Quad-core Exynos CPU
- Super-AMOLED Plus display, 720p video quality
- 4G LTE network connectivity
- RAM: 2GB
- OS: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich




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Thursday, February 2, 2012

HTC Sensation's White With Android 4.0 Arriving March 2012

New press release comes from HTC Netherlands today, The White HTC Sensation will land in Europe market in March 2012 and get the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich inside.

According to the HTC Netherlands press release also talking about the Android ICS updates will available soon for other Sensation smartphone line. The upcoming HTC custom UI (Sense 4.0) is expected to feature in next updates of HTC's Sensation model.

The HTC Sensation in Ice White color will feature a Dual-core processor 1.2 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon, internal memory 1 Gb, RAM 768 Mb, auto focus 8 MP camera with dual-flash light, and touch screen Super-LCD 4.3 inch qHD display with 960x540 pixel res. quality.

The technology in the White Sensation Android smartphone will use the same specification like the Black Sensation handset that first launched last year on April 12th, 2011.


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AT&T Gives Android 2.36 Updates To Samsung Infuse 4G

Samsung Infuse 4G smartphone was first released at May last year. But this Samsung's android phone still run on Android 2.2 Froyo. The AT&T finally give a happy news to the Infuse 4G users, the company was released an updated to the smartphone, Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread OS.

We know that Gingerbread is not the latest android version today but this will make good feeling to the frustating Infuse 4G smartphone users. With the update to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread, The Samsung Infuse 4G handset get several improvement features such as re-designed keyboard layout, copy paste functionality, better power management, new widgets feature and download manager.

To get the Gingerbread update to your Infuse 4G phone, AT&T will not transfer it via OTA network but you could downlaod the latest Samsung’s Kies Mini version.


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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

New HTC Ville Form Appear On Leaked Video: Android ICS Inside

We've got hot news for you about new HTC handset. The upcoming android smartphone from HTC namely HTC Ville just show up on the internet and caught on leaked video. We know that HTC never give the official announcement to the public until now about the HTC Ville.

Although, many people is expecting the HTC Ville will introduce at MWC 2012 event, next month in Barcelona, Es. Actually the info about The Ville handset is already reported by the BGR at November 2011. The BGR said that the smartphone will be slimmer than newest iPhone Apple.

The HTC Ville will feature a qHD 4.3 inch Super-AMOLED screen display, get the latest Android 4.0 ICS and Sense 4.0 inside. Dual core 1.5 Ghz Snapdragon Series 4 for the processor and the camera use 8 mega pixel. HTC Ville also has HSPA+ connectivity and battery power of 1650 mAh. At MWC 2012, HTC also would introduce its Quad-core device line, HTC Edge.



Lenovo ThinkPad Update: Android 4.0 ICS In Q2 2012

Lenovo desire to update its ThinkPad tablet to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich version. According to the Lenovo manufacturer, this plan will be realized on this Q2 2012. This Lenovo's android tablet was first released at end of July 2011, last year and fortunatedly the ThinkPad producer did not stop for the new item production.

Beside the ThinkPad tablet, The Lenovo IdeaPad also still in progress to get update of Ice Cream Sandwich OS. We have no specific info about the exact date, but it will happen in Q2 2012. As we know that ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime also will getting the Android update to ICS. Be patient for the Lenovo users.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Cheap IdolPad Android Tablet: $ 100 From Idolian

New Android tablet come to the world market, the IdolPad tablet from Idolian. The company released the IdolPad this week and the price will offer for $ 100 only. Its very cheap huh?.

The Android-powered IdolPad tablet features an unnamed processor, 1Ghz Cortex-A9. RAM with 512 Mb, Wi-fi, microSD card support, 4Gb Flash, camera with 1.3 mega pixel quality, and HDMI-output.

The cheap tablet, IdolPad from Idolian runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS and capable to Netflix streaming video and Skype communication. You can see the 7 inch Multi-Touch display video below.

With a 3500 mAh battery power, you can use the IdolPad tablet as long as 6 hours. The resolution itself is 800x480 pixel, so the display quality is not so bad. The IdolPad Android tablet is currently available on the Idolian site for $ 99.99 only. Its good for the present of your beloved one.





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Galaxy S Advance: New Samsung Smartphone Available Next Month

Samsung unveils new smartphone for mid-range price market. On monday, the company launch the press release of Samsung Galaxy S Advance. This android handset specifications are between Galaxy S II and Galaxy S smartphone.

Samsung's Galaxy S Advance smartphone comes with Super-AMOLED 4 inch touchscreen display (480 x 800 pixel res.), camera of 5 mega pixel, 1 Ghz of Dual core processor, RAM of 768 Mb, HSPA 14.4 connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, and internal memory of 16 Gb.

Android 2.3 Gingerbread will fill inside the Galaxy S Advance handset. No word from Samsung to update available to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Next month, the smartphone will firstly available in Russia market and then it will follow to several market in the world such as CIS market, Europe market, Africa market, Middle East market, Southeast market and Southwest Asia market, Latin America market and lastly, China market. No detail info The Galaxy S Advance will land in US market or not.



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Monday, January 30, 2012

Motorola Xyboard Is Available, Starts From $399.99

While the Google is preparing to buy the Motorola company and it will become the mega-form company. The Motorola is trying to show their domination in the world's tablet market. This is proved by released new Android-powered tablet, The Motorola Xyboard. The tablet itself born in two screen display size option, 8.2 inch and 10.1 inch. So you can choose which Xyboard size is comfortable in your hand.

The Motorola start offering the Xyboard tablet with free two-day shipping to your place. The 8.2 inch Xyboard with 16 GB memory will offer for $ 400 and for the 32 Gb memory inside will available for $ 500. And the Motorola's Xyboard in 10.1 inch size, 16 Gb for $ 500 and 32 Gb for $ 600.

Interested to have one? go here for 8.2 inch Xyboard and the 10.1 inch see here


GTA III Android version Update: SD-Card Support And Eee Pad Compability

This week, The Rockstar Games Developer has officially released a new update for one of their popular game, Grand Theft Auto III for Android version. This game has been present last month at Android market. We bring you the GTA III video in action below, please watch it.

Unfortunatedly, Only few Android-powered devices that could play smoothly the 10th Anniversary Edition of Grand Theft Auto (GTA) III. Because of high intention from the GTA III game lover in Android sector, the developer release new update such as SD Card support and the capability to play the game on ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet and Medion Lifetab.


The additional features of the new GTA III updates for Android version are improve gamepad controlling, support of gamestop-wireless game controller, better custom video display setting, and Immersion Haptic Vibration Feedback integration.

The Rockstar's GTA III Android version of the 10th Year Anniversary Edition compatible on below android smartphone and tablet devices list:

Android Smartphones;
- HTC Rezound
- T-Mobile G2x
- Galaxy Nexus
- Motorola Atrix 4G
- LG Optimus 2x
- Motorola Droid Bionic
- Motorola Droid X2
- Samsung Galaxy R
- Motorola Photon 4G
- Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
- Samsung Galaxy S2

Android Tablets;
- Asus Eee Pad Transformer
- Acer Iconia
- Dell Streak 7
- Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime
- Medion Lifetab
- LG Optimus Pad
- Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1
- Motorola Xoom
- Toshiba Thrive
- Sony Tablet S



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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Verizon HTC Rezound: Great Deal From Amazon Wireless Store

Again, The Amazon Store give a great offer for us. After they offer Samsung Galaxy Nexus for $ 99.99, now the big retailer make a great deal for HTC Rezound from Verizon Wireless.

The normal price of HTC Rezound is $ 199.99 but Amazon Wireless give you opportunity to own this android smartphone for only $ 79.99 and fulfil the requirement by sign a 2 year Verizon's contract agreement.

HTC Rezound come with 3G/4G LTE connection for Verizon Wirelles network availability. Other features are RAM of 1 Gb, Dualcore 1.5 Ghz processor, memory 16 Gb, 4.3 inch SUper-LCD Touchscreen (720 x 1280 pixel res.), camera with 8 mega pixel quality with video recording (1080p), Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-fi connectivity, and Beats audio feature. read here

ASUS Padfone Introduce At MWC 2012, February 27th

Asus Officially introduce at MWC 2012 event of new gadget that the combination of tablet and smartphone, The Asus Padfone. The news about this Padfone show up almost 9 months ago, finally the company will launch at Mobile World Congress, next February 2012.

According to the latest report we've got, February 27th 2012 is the first day of MWC 2012 will be held and the Padfone will be unveil on that day. The Padfone from Asus form factor is build from 10.1 inch display for tablet and 4.3 inch display for smartphone.

Quad-core Tegra 3 Chip from NVIDIA rumorly will come inside the Asus Padfone. Keep come to our blog to get latest info about this Padfone or subscribe our email newsletter.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Android Apps On Market With Malware Detected List Release By Symantec

Symantec as the security software vendor reported that there are several android apps on Android market that contained a malware program. And the Symantec has released the list to the public and we should be careful when we install the application that indicated a malware.

According to the Symantec, There are 13 Android applications that come from three different android developers that can distribute the malware through android market to more than 5 million of android device around the world.

The Symantec identified the malware as the Android Counterclank. And when this malware has succesfully entry to our android device, this could be a security risk by collects our personal information silently.

Not only the apps but also the android games has injected by this malware, here is the list from Symantec;

- Counter Strike Ground Force
- Counter Elite Force
- CounterStrike Hit Enemy
- Hit Counter Terrorist
- Heart Live Wallpaper
- Stripper Touch Girl
- Deal & Be Millionaire
- Balloon Game
- Wild Man
- Sexy Girls Photo Game
- Pretty Women Lingerie Puzzle
- Sexy Girls Puzzle
- and Sexy Women Puzzle


Samsung Galaxy Nexus $ 99.99 Only At Amazon Online Store

As the first smartphone in the world that powered by Android 4.0 ICS, Samsung Galaxy Nexus now is sell at Amazon online store with a crazy discount. The giant retailer, Amazon offering the Galaxy Nexus from Samsung for only $ 99.99 with new verizon's contract agreement. but not just that crazy offer from Amazon, the company’s wireless arm also give in 2 day shipping free.

So this is gonna be the cheapest price we have seen for Samsung Galaxy Nexus offer. Hurry up, because this is just available while supply last. This info come from Amazon spokesperson. Google Nexus phone features a Super AMOLED 4.65 inch screen display (quality of HD 720p resolution), 5 mega pixel rear camera, 4G LTE network support, NFC capabilities, Wifi, Bluetooth 3.0, and also Dual core 1.2 Ghz processor. Last year, this android smartphone is our bestchoice Android handset. see here

Friday, January 27, 2012

Dual-Core ZTE Optik Tablet Release February, $100 On Sprint Contract Offer

The Sprint network add new Tablet option from ZTE for their consumers next month. And Sprint offer it with surprise price tag. The Dual-core ZTE Optik Tablet would be available soon for the Sprint users start from February 5th 2012, next month via online store and on March 11th 2012 at Sprint's stores.

Sprint offering the Optik Tablet for $ 100 ($ 99.99) with two year contract agreement and if you don't want to use with no contract, you are able to buy the ZTE Optik tablet for $ 349.

The ZTE Optik tablet features such as Processor of Dual-core 1.2 Ghz, maybe will use TI OMAP 4430, the display large will 7 inch, RAM of 1 Gb, internal memory storage of 16 Gb, Micro SD card slot available, 5 megapixel and 2 mega pixel on rear and front camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G network connection, battery with 4000 mAh, and the operating system will use Android 3.2 Honeycomb. Check below for the advertising of Sprint release the ZTE Optik Tablet that we found on androidpolice.com site.



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Verizon On Droid RAZR MAXX Available January 26th 2012

The Motorola company is trying to follow the high-tech powered smartphone markets by releasing the new Droid RAZR handset. After they sell the RAZR to the worldwide, Motorola also would release new smartphone name as Droid RAZR MAXX.

The company made they official release of The Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX to answer the circulating rumors on internet. The price will tag for RAZR MAXX is $ 299.99 and the smartphone will available on January 26th 2012 at Verizon Wireless.

This Motorola's android powered phone will taste the sophistication of Android 4.0 (ICS). The RAZR MAXX features are 4.3 inch touhscreen, dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, 32 Gb internal memory, 1 GB RAM, 8 MP and 1.3 MP for camera, and battery of 17980 mAh plus boosted to 3,300 mAh. With big boosted battery it capable to keep alive the phone over 21 hour.


Thursday, January 26, 2012

Spring Time 2012, Android ICS Updates To Xperia Handset and Sony Tablets

Happy news for Sony product users, especially for the tablets line and Xperia Smartphones. The company is seriously to update those items into new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in 2012, around this spring time.

The Sony company is now currently in testing phase the Android ICS to the its Tablet S and Tablet P. we get no details about its release date, but likely the update will give a new different touch to both Sony's tablets.

The Sony has confirmed that all 2011 Xperia smartphones will get the ICS update in last fall they said. And here is the list of Xperia that would receive the Android 4.0 update.

- SE Xperia Arc
- SE Play
- SE Arc S
- SE Neo V
- SE Neo
- SE Mini Pro
- SE Mini
- SE Live with Walkman
- SE Active and Ray

Sony Kumquat ST25i Get Name Sony Ericsson Xperia U In Indonesia

The news about gadget is like the never ending story. This week on the internet, the picture of upcoming Sony Kumquat ST25i handset leaked. According to the trusted info, The Kumquat will feature a qHD display with 3.5 inch, 5 MP quality for rear camera, and also dual-core 1.5 Ghz processor. The ST25i smartphone also run the Android as the operating system, rumorly this Sony handset will make its first debut at Mobile Wolrd Congress (MWC 2012), February in Spain.

But we got interesting news today, from an official report document that we found on the telecom authority website of Indonesia - its similar as the FCC - the upcoming Sony Kumquat ST25i is written as the "Sony Ericsson Xperia U" for the new smartphone that will be launch there maybe. When its start launch to the market officially, the name would change to "Sony Xperia U".



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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Acer Iconia Tab A510 Trying To Compete In Europe

Acer company is trying to compete in Europe market by selling the Acer Iconia Tab A510. The price will start at € 500, in US currency its around $ 650. The Acer said that A510 tablet will available in April 2012 at local retailers. But this Acer Iconia Tab A510 did not introduced by the company at CES. Maybe they so busy in preparing the Iconia Tab A700 tablet that features high-end Quad core Tegra 3 Processor.

In Germany, Acer company introduce the Acer Iconia Tab A510 in an upcoming CeBIT event. Once the Acer 10.1 inch Iconia Tab A510 tablet is come in April, the price tag is € 500. Besides equip with 1 Gb RAM, Acer give the buyers with 3 internal memory options, 16 Gb, 32 gb, and also 64 Gb. For the 3G model tablet, the Iconia Tab A511 is ready to run. We will inform you more details when the company show off more devices at CeBIT event.

HTC Primo, Android Mid-Range Priced Phone

Everyone is curious with the high-end gadgets that will annouces at Mobile World Congress. For example the HTC Edge a.k.a Endeavor and HTC Quattro Tablet with its Quad-core processors. But the Android Mi-Range Priced Phone also make big attention to the people. They also curious what cheap android phone will show up at MWC 2012 next month.

HTC Primo, Thats the HTC named its new android smartphone for the mid-range priced phone. This handsets packes with a Dual-core Processor of 1 Ghz, Super AMOLED 3.7 inch screen display - Gorilla Glass feature. At 2011, this can be categorized as the top-tier handset. But today with the processor of 1.5 Ghz and Quad-core power, HTC Primo is the new era of middle range Android phone.

With the 512 Gb of RAM and a 5 MP of camera, HTC Primo is good enough to accompany you in daily life. According to the trusted webpage, the Primo has fantastic lens f/2.0 aperture to produce better photo quality in low-light condition. Android 4.0 ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich)is likely will filling the HTC Primo.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

LG Optimus 3D 2, Codename CX2 Image Leaked

The LG company reveal its new 3D-capable smartphone named LG Optimus 3D, they also give it the codename as CX2. The Optimus 3D will arrive with several improvements like auto-stereoscopic screen display, powerful processor, and also better conversion from 2D material into stereoscopic display.

The LG Optimus 3D, codename CX2 will equipped with Dual core OMAP Processor 1.0 Ghz (up to 1.2 Ghz) and 4.3 inch WVGA NOVA display for sharpness and brightness display output.

The camera of the LG CX2 will using 5 megapixel both rear and front. Internal memory storage at 8 GB only and for connectivity, there are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 , also HSPA 21Mbps.

Everyone are expecting LG Optimus 3D CX2 at the Barcelona's MWC 2012 next month. This Gingerbread's handset begin marketing to the world in this early spring 2012.



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Samsung Galaxy Note White Color Sell by John Lewis

The Samsung company has released a new color variant for Samsung Galaxy Note, white in United Kingdom market . For you in UK region, you are able to get this android Galaxy from john Lewis as the exclusive retailers in UK.

In Samsung promotion startegy, the company offer the White Galaxy Note at £ 250 worth of additional bonus free movies, musics, and e-books for the first one hundred buyers. And this exclusive White Galaxy Note will stay sell from John Lewis until next February 2012.

The Samsung Galaxy Note in White color version packs with the similar hardware specifications as the first version include Super AMOLED 5.3 inch touchscreen display (1280x800 px resolution)

Other specs of White Samsung galaxy Note are 1.4 Ghz Dual-core Incredible Processor and accompanied by Android 2.3 Gingerbread as it operating system. On back camera, sharp 8 MP with a LED flash light and on front-facing camera, clear 2 MP for video chatting.

The Galaxy Note in white version is available with SIM free from John Lewis as the exclusive UK retail of this device. Unfortunatedly we could not find how much this android device will cost.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Steps To Install Android ICS version 4.0.3 On Samsung Galaxy S2

This is for you who is not patient to wait the official Ice Cream Sandwitch upgrade release for Samsung Galaxy S2. So you can try maunally the Android 4.0.3 ICS XXKPA upgrade. If you have installed the earlier firmware, XXKP8, you also can update to the current version. There are many issues and bugs has been fix in this version.

Notes that below instructions are only work for the Galaxy S2 model GT-I9100 (international variants) not for the model GT-I9100G (US variants). check your model number phone by pressing *#1234#. also work only for not network-locked Galaxy S2 device. After upgrading to the XXKPA firmware, you need to re-rooted again to get the root access. Do not forget to backup all of the current working systems. Use battery power at least 70% when upgrading the firmware.

Detail steps to install

1- Download the Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich Firmware package here.

2- Unzip the package on you PC. To extracting RAR archive use WinRAR.

3- Run odin.exe

4- Check mark USB debugging mode on the Galaxy S2 phone (Settings >> Applications >> Development >> USB Debugging).

5- Reboot the phone into Download mode. Or keep pressing the volume down and also the home button then press the power button.

6- In download mode, connet the Galaxy S2 phone to the PC via USB cable. keep the Odin software opened.

7- Then the "ID: COM" section in the Odin app will turn to yellow. that means the device driver have been installed and recognized by the PC

8- In Odin app, Option section. Checked only the 'Re-Partition', 'Auto Reboot', and 'F. Reset Time'.

9- Click the tabs that specified below and then locate the unzipped files that you've download.

# Tab PIT – "u1_02_20110310_emmc_EXT4.pit"
# Tab PDA – "I9100_CODE_I9100XXKPA_CL51925_REV02_user_low_ship.tar.md5"
# Tab Phone – "MODEM_I9100XXKPA_REV_02_CL1094591.tar.md5"
# Tab CSC – "GT-I9100-MULTI-CSC-OXAKPA.tar.md5"

10- Check again carefully the previous tab selection. It can crash the phone if you load the wrong assosiated files into the tab selection

11- Then click Start button to begin the installation process. Once it succesfully installed, the phone will reboot automatically. Just wait it until finished

12- Disconnect your Galaxy S2 from the PC. Then turn the phone off

13- Reboot the device again and go to download mode.

14- Attach the phone to the PC again.

15- Assuming we didn't close the Odin app from previous steps, Press PDA button then choose 'I9100_KERNEL_I9100XXKP9_CL45181_REV02_eng_mid_ship.tar.md5'. double check that just this file is loaded correctly. Other tabs (PIT, Phone, CSC) should empty.

16- Checked the 'F. Reset Time' also the 'Auto Reboot' in Option section. Double check this.

17- Select Start button to installing new kernel into the phone. when it done it will reboot automatically.

Done

Motorola Droid RAZR In Violet Color, Below $200 On Verizon Contract Offer

Verizon Wireless has officially introduced the new Motorola Droid RAZR in violet color at CES 2012. But we dont have much info that share by the company and the price will offer below $200 with contract offer.

According to the Verizon press release, Droid RAZR will be available in next next around January 23rd. The Verizon provide 3 colors variant of this Android Droid RAZR smartphone, white, black and purple. It run on Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread but also upgradeable to Android ICS, support Wi-Fi, 3G, and 4G LTE connectivity, rear camera by 8 mega pixel with 1080p HD quality for video capture.

The Motorola Droid RAZR only give us 16 Gb for internal memory storage but it can upgrade to 32 Gb using micro-SD card.


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Sunday, January 22, 2012

LG X3 New Quad-Core Powered Phone

In 2011 is the year of dual-core processor arise to the market, and now 2012 is likely for quad-core processor will be hot issues. There are HTC Edge or HTC Endeavor, Samsung Galaxy S III, and today LG X3 is tasting the quad-core CPU.

The LG X3 come with powerful NVIDIA Tegra 3 Chipset and 4.7 inch large resolution display by 1280 x 720 pixel. the camera it self will equipped with 8 mega pixel rear camera and 1.3 mega pixel in front camera. For memory storage, it capable to save until 16 Gb data.

The LG X3 should running with Android 4.0 ICS, however just like other Ice Cream Sandwich powered device that release in this year, it would be not support a touchscreen and use buttons.

Also The X3 phone by LG support LTE network, Wi-Fi, and standard Bluetooth v. 4.0. 2000 mAh battery power for longer phone life. NO detail info that we've got about the price and the date will be release.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

T-Mobile UK For Prada Phone by LG 3.0 In February 2012

One of the LG smartphone variant will try to land in UK market. The T-Mobile would like bring The Prada Phone by LG 3.0 for you in British. This handset will available around in next month, February.

According to the official site of T-Mobile, The smartphone is come with stunning Prada style, bright and sharp 4.3 inch touchscreen display, and The Prada Phone by LG 3.0 will bring Android 2.3 Gingerbread as its operating system.

No word form T-mobile about a price will offer or the date will be releasing in UK market. But we can guest the price maybe not so different from Orange and Vodafone contract offer. We also have expectation to see the full review of Prada model soon.


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Verizon Wireless Bring HTC Thunderbolt For Free, January 26th

Are you looking for a new 4G LTE but without spending any cash in your pocket? The Verizon Wirelles will bring your dream come true. Because Verizon offer you the new HTC Thunderbolt for free on a 2 year contract through next week, January 26th 2012.

HTC Thunderbolt was introduced in 2011 during the Consumer Electronics Show. WE know that this android powered smartphone is bit slower than the latest smartphone on the world market today. The Thunderbolt specs are 1 Ghz Snapdragon CPU, camera with 8 mega pixel, 4.3 inch sharp display with 800 x 480 px resolution.

This Verizon's offer is a great opportunity for you to get the HTC Thunderbolt with a new 2 year contract.

Friday, January 20, 2012

BlackBerry Curve 9370 And LG Spectrum Arrives For Verizon Wireless

Today, we gonna tell you that Verizon Wireless now has two smartphone variants, The LG Spectrum and The BlackBerry Curve 9370. Just for information, The new LG Spectrum was introduced last week in Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas.

The LG Spectrum is combined from great features and specifications, True HD IPS 4.5 inch display, 1.5 Ghz Dual-core processor, 8 MP back camera for 1080p video recording, and also its support 4G LTE Network connection. The Spectrum runs smoothly with Android Gingerbread OS.

The Verizon Wireless offer the LG Spectrum at $ 199.99 and with a 2 year Verizon's contract. You can get the Spectrum at Verizon retailers. On Thursday, The BlackBerry Curve 9370 also involving in Verizon's handset lineup. The RIM's Curve 9370 is the thinnest Curve model, its offer 5 MP back camera, GPS also Wi-Fi Connectivity, and running on RIM's BlackBerry 7 OS. You can buy the Curve 9370 for $ 99.99 with 2 year verizon contract ($ 50 mail-in rebate).

ASUS Transformer Prime's Extended warranties And Refunds For UK Customer Only

As the first Android tablet that feature of NVIDIA Tegra III Quad core CPU, The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet now is one of the most anticipated tablet for Android freaks in 2012. After this Transformer Prime released to the world market, many buyers are disappointing with the performance because there are some bugs present to their ASUS's android tablet such as faulty GPS functioning, Wi-Fi problem issues, and other random soffware issues.

With some related software issues, likely it doesn't matter for ASUS. Because last week on Consumer Electtronics Show, ASUS company announced new higher pixel resolution for Prime tablet. Today, ASUS is trying to solve the software problem issues and giving some clarity steps for frustating buyers.

Finally, ASUS company offering to their Prime customers with extended warranties and refund for their Transformer Prime products. But is unfortunate because this offer available for UK residents only. According to the ASUS company's site through ASUS representative that they give two options for the customers who bought ASUS Transformer Prime TF201 and are not satisfied with the GPS performance. First, they can return the Prime tablet to the store for refund to full price as per standard consumer's right that apply in United Kingdom. Or for the second option, any Prime tablet buyers that wish to use their device would be offered new extention to the ASUS's standard warranty from 12 months to 18 months -this apply for any store retailers who give additional warranty for 12 months for their purchase- so consumer can get 2 years warranty peiod in total.

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

LG’s Tablet Optimus Pad LTE Is Ready In Stock

On last Wednesday, LG Company announced the new tablet Optimus Pad LTE in officially. This android powered tablet is packed with True-HD IPS display with 8.9 inch that offers clear and sharp quality 1280 x 720 px resolution. a SD-memory card slot up to 32 gigabyte. For camera, its comes with 8 MP for back camera and 2 MP for front facing camera. Also include 6.8000 mAh long life battery and HDMI-out connection.

For bringing more powerful performance, LG Optimus Pad LTE is equipped by a Dual Core Qualcomm CPU 1.5 GHz and android also take a part here with Android 3.2 Honeycomb version. However until now, there is no confirmation that Optimus Pad LTE will upgradeable to Android 4.0 ICS version.

As the LG press release says, The LG Optimus Pad will make its first debute for South korean market. As its combine with LTE connectivity, we would see this in US market in next time. Other details like price offer and the exact release date haven't been officially launced by LG, however we expect there is more info at Mobile World Congress 2012 next month.

How You Can Make Real Money With Android Applications

There is profitable money with Android applications. If you are interested to make real money, follow these basic steps:

1. Build a useful application that will run on the Android operating system. You can do it in two ways. One is to use your own skills in writing the apps yourself. The other is to hire the services of the right apps developer.

2. Focus on making the application simple and easy to use. It can be very basic and yet purposeful. If you look at the most popular Android apps, you will notice how they are actually basic programs that meet the needs and wants of their target audience.

3. Never write your apps with only making money as your goal. You must consider how your apps will benefit your target audience. It helps to identify and study your target audience, find what they need or want as well as their preferences, and build your apps to satisfy your audience. Making money from your apps will naturally flow.

Whether you are writing the apps yourself or choose to enlist the services of a developer, keep in mind that your apps must have a purpose and not just to earn money. If you can deliver the right solution to a problem, then you can look forward to making real money with your Android applications.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

How to Download New Android Apps

New Android apps are available in the marketplace. You can choose from free application or applications that come with subscriptions and fee. If you are choosing from the latter, you need to create an account with Google Checkout. You can visit the website for detailed instructions on how to create your Checkout account.

To download new applications, visit the Android marketplace. On your device, click on the home button and then choose 'Market'. If you are new to Android, you will have to agree to the terms and conditions before you can proceed and access the marketplace. Once you are in the marketplace, you can now browse through the applications typically organized by category.

You can apply appropriate filters to make it easier for you to search through the apps. To have an idea of what the apps can do for you, tap the icon and it will show you relevant information for preview. You may also want to access reviews of the apps prior to deciding what to purchase or install.

When you have decided in favor of the apps you are previewing, you only need to hit the button that says “Buy” or “Install” to start the download. This action will verify and confirm your information, and then proceed to download and install the apps to your Android device. If you purchase the new Android apps to download, you will receive the acknowledgment receipt in your email.

Your Beginners’ Guide to Android Apps

Android apps are fast gaining popularity that can rival iPhone apps. In fact, they are somehow similar in the sense that the applications are customized for their respective operating systems. What this means to you as a newbie to Android is that you can only download and access the applications when your phone or any mobile device is running the Android operating system.

The difference and edge of applications for Android is that most of them are free to download unlike the iPhone applications. Free does not necessarily equate to inferior quality, especially since Google wants the applications to level and even surpass the competition.

Google is the force behind Android. Recently, it has launched the beta version of its Android Training to help developers create first rate apps. This shows how serious the company is in wanting to improve user experience of the Android.

To download the apps, all you have to do is to go to the Android Marketplace and choose the apps that meet your needs and requirements. New applications regularly arrive or you can also select from time tested applications. Most of the apps are free to download while there are also paid and subscribed Android apps.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

How to Select from New Android Applications

New Android applications are flooding the market to meet the increasing demand. Users get to enjoy easy download of applications. It is therefore necessary that you know how to choose the best applications to download. Here is what can help you.

Read Apps Reviews

Access independent reviews of applications prior to your download. The information you will get from the reviews will help you decide whether the application you are considering fits your preferences or not. It will also prevent you from committing the same mistakes as others who have downloaded the programs but did not find them useful or relevant to their needs.

Free vs. Paid

You have to be aware that not all applications for Android are free to download. There are also paid applications as well as subscription-based. Especially when you are using Android for business, evaluate the pros and cons of the new apps and decide whether you will choose from the free, paid, or subscription-based.

In searching for applications, you have to prioritize your needs and requirements. Developers continuously upgrade or produce new apps, but more than the hotness, choose new Android applications that can simplify your life and make it more convenient and profitable.

Top 5 of the Most Useful Applications for Android

Here are the top five (5) of the most useful applications for Android:

1. Phonebook prides itself of a cool interface to view and manage your contacts. When you access your contact, it will display your contact's photo and useful information such as birthday, unread SMS as well as any missed calls.

2. Facebook has become one of the most useful Android applications especially when you use the social networking site to market your business. You can practically do anything from updating your status to uploading content using your Android-based mobile device.

3. Twidroid is Twitter for Android. You can get is for free or upgrade to a professional version. You get to enjoy the same functions of Twitter. Upgrading to the pro version lets you access the more advanced Twitter functionality and features.

4. Ebuddy IM lets you connect with your instant messaging contacts such as MSN, Yahoo, AIM, Gtalk, ICQ, MySpace, and Facebook. You will appreciate the organized chat system and enjoy the stability of your connectivity.

5. Robo Defense is the break you need from all work. It is strategic game where you build your mazes with towers to defend your territory and prevent enemy from moving for invasion. This game is highly addictive as it is challenging.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Popular Free Games for Android

Games for android have become so popular that there is an increase in demand for developers to produce more games. The best thing about Android games is that while they are free to access and download, their quality is comparable to that of proprietary games. Here are some of the most popular free games you can play.

Angry Birds

Originally for the iPhone OS, this game has now extended to Smartphones running the Android operating system. The best thing about it is that Angry Birds is free to download and play with the system. The game revolves around how the angry birds have to recover their eggs from the pigs who stole them.

Newton

This game challenges your skills in Physics and Math. You line up your shots to hit the target and be prepared for several distractions and obstacles from nature's laws to benders and traps. It is still a beta game free to download on the Android marketplace.

Word Feud

For those who love to play with words, then this game is for you. It is a highly addictive game with mechanics similar to that of playing the Scrabble. You can choose to play with people on your contact list.

Countless of games are available for download on the Android marketplace. In fact, one of the common and best reasons people are buying their Smartphones is to be able to play these games for Android.

The Features the Best Android Phones Carry

The best Android phones are power-packed with easy to use features, sleek in design, and are most reasonable in cost. You must understand however that even with Android, phones may vary. The very nature of Android being an open source platform empowers all mobile phone manufacturers to come up with their respective versions of Android phones.

Here are the features to consider when purchasing one for yourself:

- Choose a mobile phone design that will be able to meet your needs and requirements. For instance, if you need to create content often, you may want to consider phones with full keyboard. Most phone carries a touch screen design and ideal for consuming content.

You may also want to look at the size and resolution of the screen display. If you want a bigger screen, you have to make sure that additional weight or bulk is okay with you. Otherwise, you will have to choose from smaller sized screen but lightweight on the pocket.

- The technology that comes with the mobile phone. For faster browsing experience, you may want to prefer phones that run on the 4G technology. Not all Androids can run on this types of internet speed, and therefore you have to choose the phones that do to experience the 4G technology.

It is also prudent and wise to ask for the version of the Android operating system on the phone prior to your purchase. The best Android phones will have the latest version of the operating system and is capable of running the updates.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Why Choose an Android Netbook

The Android Netbook market is coming alive. In a market that Microsoft Windows dominate, Google Android has successfully invaded. In fact, major players in the netbook market that have released their Android-based netbooks are enjoying fair share of the competition.

You will see netbooks that carry the Android operating system, and there are also those that carry both the Android and Windows operating systems. The difference between the two is the windows-based netbooks have become more like miniature versions of laptops while android-based went back to its roots – lightweight, simple, and cost less.

It is this simplicity that is giving the android-based netbooks an edge over the typical netbooks running on Windows. In fact, the former can be comparable to tablets and can even eat a portion of the tablet market. The latter has tougher challenges to face- containing the competition in its category, and the competition brought by the tablets.

In the face of the tablet challenge, the android-based netbooks will probably survive better. Tablets are suitable for people who consume information rather than create them, e.g. browsing the internet, reading emails, downloading content, et.al. Those who need to be mobile most times but have to create and manage their content regularly will benefit much from choosing an Android netbook.

How to Choose the Best Android Games for Your Mobile Device

Android games are one of the reasons for the dramatic surge in the demand for mobile devices running Google Android operating system. Countless games apps have been flooding the Android system, and if you happen to be a part of the captured market, here is how to choose the best games.

Characters that Come Alive

Choose games where the characters come alive. When you a technology like Android is available, you have to learn how to take advantage of it. Games with characters larger than life are usually the most popular and enjoy frequent downloads.

Pay Attention to Details

Just as important as the characters are the details that make the real-like games. It gives the necessary flavor to the game, and determines largely how the characters can come alive on screen. Games that pay attention to even the smallest detail get big time returns in terms of downloads.

User Friendly

Regardless of how sophisticated and attractive the game appears to be, if users find it too difficult or complicated to play, the game loses its appeal. For games to enjoy the support and downloads of the mobile audience, these games have to be user-friendly.

When you access the apps store, you will immediately see the games that enjoy high rankings. You know what to look for in Android games, choose the best ones now.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

The Relevance of Buying an Android PC Tablet

Android PC tablets are the talk of the world, and not without good reasons. Why would you not rave about it when you can practically access all applications from it like you would with your pc? You would not have to worry about wires, bulkiness, and all that stuff when you have to be on the go.

The Android tablets let you do everything- from reading your emails to connecting to your social networks, from listening to music to viewing movies, from enjoying the luxury of time connecting to the internet to making real money. All these you can gain when you own and use an Android tablet.

Especially now that Android apps developers have started to produce superior applications, you can surely enjoy a different browsing experience with your pc tablet. Several models from various brands are available. You may want to visit your local gadget store, or for more convenience in making the best choice, browse online.

You will find from the internet sites dedicated to pc tablets running the Android operating system. Find one that fits your preferences. Regardless of their typically small size, the Android pc tablets pack them big in features and performance. It is worth the buy.

Latest Android Applications Beefs the Market Up

The latest Android applications are beefing up the sales of Smartphones. More developers are coming up with sophisticated yet easy to use apps owing to the increasing demand of Android users. This demand continues to climb rapidly as recent figures show.

Android is proving that it can give Apple the scariest competition in capturing the mobile market. This open source software had gained considerable support. In such a short span since Google initiated the Android apps enhancement, the number of downloads has surged dramatically.

Mobile and technology experts are seeing the brightest future for Android. A few years from now, or anytime up to 2013, Android has the capability to equal or even surpass iOS as the market leader. If you are running an internet marketing business, if you still have not, it is time to incorporate the apps to running your business.

If you are to analyze trends and statistics, you will know how important it is for your business to capture the mobile market. Figures have it that more and more mobile users are accessing the internet on their mobile device. A great percentage belongs to buying consumers who depend on their Android applications to help them decide.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Discover the Growing Phenomenon of the Android Mobile

The Android mobile operating system (OS) is capturing the world by storm. From its less than 100K activation in December of 2008, it has now risen to 700k verifiable daily activation as of November 2011. This is the profitable result of the continuing transformation of this open source OS.

In fact, Android mobile phones is steadily climbing in sales and now consists 37% of the mobile phone market as of September 2011. With its steady growth, it may be soon that it will give the mobile phone market leader its toughest competition.

What Makes Android Likeable Now

More and more people are now liking the Android phones because they have become more stable. Developers are starting to produce superior quality apps that can rival that of the iOS apps. The advantage of Android is that it is open source and its mobile phones enjoy a wider range in price.

Where iPhones capture the high middle to high class market, Android phones are able to penetrate all market levels. This is what makes Android a very tough player in the field. It offers the most comprehensive choices for the mobile population- from low end to high end, you can find the right Android mobile phone to fit your preferences.

What Android Software You Must Have for Your Internet Marketing Business

Android software programs and apps are a great tool for internet marketers to boost their profitability. If you are keeping up with the latest news in technology, you are aware of how the Android market has been growing at a phenomenal rate since its revamp.

Here are some of the most useful software programs you must have as an internet marketer:

- software to process your payment transactions such as PayPal. Most internet marketers receive their income through this payment processor. The good news is that PayPal is now on Android making it more convenient for you to access your payment anywhere and anytime.

- If you have your own website, you need a mobile FTP client for the upload and download of your files to and from your website on your mobile device. One of the more efficient FTP clients for Android is AndFTP. This software also lets you sync files between your site on one end and your desktop and mobile device on another.

- You must have a monitoring software that analyzes your website statistics. You may want to consider Droid Analytics for Google Android. The interface of this Android software is clean and uncluttered and the software is easy to use.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Google’s Android market has now surpassed its target of ten billion (10B) apps download and is continuing to explode. The dramatic surge proves one thing to internet marketers: you need to transform your site and make it as friendly as possible to the mobile community.

Here are some tips that can help you capture the mobile market of Android users:

• Optimize the performance of your website for faster mobile browsing and downloads. You have to take into consideration that mobile users do not have much time to patiently wait for your website to load as they are always running on a tight schedule;

• The lesser your audience will have to scroll on their mobile devices, the better their experience of your website will be. You have to recognize the fact that it takes a little difficulty to navigate sites using mobile devices than it would with desktops and laptops.

You cannot just ignore the growing number of consumers who connect to the internet through their mobile phones. It appears that majority of mobile users are now depending on their devices to get what they need and want from the internet. Your business will be better off with a website that is friendly to its mobile audience considering the profitable explosion of the Android market.

Getting to Know Google Android Better

Google Android is collaboration between Google and Android. Everyone knows Google, and Android is an open operating system for mobile devices. Google acquired Android sometime in August 2005 and then opened it for distribution sometime in November 2007. This paved the way for the open handset alliance which Google spearheaded.

While the collaboration and the alliance have their initial tough challenges, they seem to be headed in the right direction. The goal is to provide users with enhanced experience through innovative content and apps that are faster, rivalling that of the competition. Users will benefit from the lower cost of services and apps yet the same can compete with the leading operating system provider.

Android is an open source platform that empowers developers and manufacturers to designs and build their products with much freedom. The majority of mobile manufacturers, in fact, have released various mobile devices running on the Android platform. Developers are also designing their Android apps that targets to provide users with difference experience.

In a move that shows how serious Google is to improve user experience with Android, it has recently launched the Android Training. This is a beta program consisting of a series of lectures, eleven classes specifically, to help developers create superior Google Android apps.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo Review And Specs

Another ground breaking release from Sony Ericsson has been made. The Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V, the brother of the former Xperia Neo was released on October of 2011 and so far, it has gathered a lot of good reviews.

The Xperia Neo V is another android device running 2.3 gingerbread which is ready to be upgraded to version 4. If you are you are looking for a nice mid-budget android phone, this one is definitely is the bomb.

Its main features:
- 3G
- 3.7” capacitive touch display
- 16M-color LED-backlit with FWWGA Sony Mobile BRAVIA engine display
- 1GHz processor
- 512mb internal storage
- 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and 3D sweep panorama
- 720p video capture capability at 30 frames per second
- Wi-Fi
- GPRS/A-GPS
- 3.5 mm headphone jack
- Accelerometer
- Proximity Sensor
- Secondary camera for video calling
- Stereo FM
- Adobe Flash player 11 support
- Xperia Facebook integration
- Micro SD slot up to 32GB

The Xperia Neo V is a great mid-budget addition to the Xperia family. It looks stunning, performs fast, and is packed with a lot of awesome features that you will ever need in an android mobile phone.

Best budget android phones for 2012

Since the success of the first android phones in 2010, many android phones were released by different companies. Most of the successful releases are those with high end features and prices as well. However, there are also budget phones the tops the list in being amazing android devices. Here are a few;

Samsung Galaxy Ace

One of the most love android budget phones is from Samsung. The Samsung Galaxy Ace is a very nice looking android phone that was launched carrying Android 2.2 Froyo. It has a very nice looking design that almost resembles the iPhone 4. It is also packed with nice features like a 5 megapixel camera, 800 MHz processor, and a 3.5 inch HVGA display that looks stunning.

HTC Wildfire

Another top budget android phone that brought joy to teens that are tight on budget is HTC’s Wildfire. A very nice looking phone packed with cool features like android 2.3 gingerbread, HTC Sense, a 5 megapixel camera, and a 528 MHZ processor.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X8

Another phone made for the younger generation is Sony Ericsson’s Xperia X8. Even though this phone has a very compact design, it does not sacrifice good features at all. It runs android 2.1 with Sony’s user interface integrations. It also sports a 3.15 megapixel camera that performs very well. This is one of the best phones for first time android users.

If you are looking for a good android budget phone these three are the best choices for you so far.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Awesome Android Features That The iPhone Lacks

Even though the iOS is an amazing operating system that many bow down too, Android has a few key features that the iOS does not have.

• Alternative Keyboard
Android, unlike the iOS, lets its user to freely change the default keyboard easily with the use of different apps that can be found in the android market. From appearance size, format, and functions, everything about your android keyboard can be personalized.

• Personalized Home Screen
Another thing that iOS does not let its users have is a personalized home screen. Well not for android! All android devices lets you personalize your home screen with wallpapers, launchers, and widgets.

• Widgets
Another thing that iOS does not have are widgets. Widgets are shortcuts placed on the home screen for easy access. All android devices are capable of managing widgets and it is one of the key features of android that most people find useful.

• Removable Battery and Memory Card
On the physical aspect, android devices have removable battery and memory storage unlike the iPhone that does not even let you open its back. This prevent users from transferring files from another device using the memory storage.

These are some of the features that Android have over iPhones. If you think they are useful then go for android devices and enjoy!

Most useful Android Tweaks

One of the best features of Android that other mobile operating system does not have is its ability to be personalized and tweaked according to your preference. If you’d like to personalize your android device, here are some of the most popular tweaks that you can try.

1. Create a Ringtone via Ringroid
If you like to have your own unique ringtones, Rindroid is an application that lets you do so. Bored with the default tones your phone comes with? Well then, cut, mix, and spice up your tones with the use of Ringroid. This application can also record your own tracks. All tracks made with Ringroid can be set as ringtone, SMS alert tone, as well as alarm tones.

2. Get a New Keyboard
Bored with your default keyboard? Then get one of the popular apps that lets you customize your keyboard’s looks and functions. Swiftkey, Swype, and Better Keyboard are three of the most downloaded tools that can transform your boring android keyboard into a cute and exciting one.

3. Get a Live Wallpaper
Another way that you can spice up your home screen is to set live wallpaper. There are already some live wallpapers included in your phone but you can also find a lot of cool designs that can change your phone’s appearance. You can find awesome live wallpapers by just searing online.

These are only a few of the tweaks that you can do to improve your android device. If you want to try, please remember to try at your own risk. Enjoy!

Monday, January 9, 2012

Best Android Ebook App

Do you love to read? If yes then we have great news for you! You can now enjoy reading Ebooks on your android tablet! Here are some of the Ebook apps available in the android market that you can try.

1. Sony Reader
Sony Reader app for android is an Ebook reader application that is pre-loaded with 3 classic books. If you have existing Sony Reader Ebooks, you can sync them and read them better on the Sony Reader app. This applications supports android 2.2 Froyo and higher.

2. Amazon Kindle
The Amazon Kindle is an application that lets you read all your Kindle Ebooks in your android phone or tablet. Now, even if you don’t have a Kindle device you can still buy and read Kindle Ebooks anytime, anywhere on your android device.

3. Aldiko
Aldiko is one of the most downloaded android app the lets you read Ebooks on the go. This reader is very popular because you do not have to be locked into one Ebook store as you can also purchase and read Ebooks from other sources. You can download the Ebooks straight to you android device without needing to use a computer like the traditional way.

Ebook reading was taken to another level, thanks to these android apps!

Top 3 Android Apps for Tablet

Do you love downloading apps for your android tablets? If yes then we have the three top android apps for tablet that you should definitely try.

Top 1; Fandango Movies for Tablets
One of our favorite things to do in our tablets is to watch movies. Fandango Movies is an application that is perfect for people who like to be updated on the latest flicks. Not only that you’d be updated with the hottest, you can also find theatre listings and buy tickets from the app itself. You can also watch movie trailers, read ratings, and rates movies yourself.

Top 2; Sticky Bookmarks
This application is specially made for users who love surfing the internet in their android tablet. This application uses a “sticky note” style to keep your bookmarks on your home screen. This also allows you to take notes, bookmark photos, videos, and any other type of files you want.

Top 3; Music Unlimited
Music unlimited is a music app that lets you listen to your favorite songs online. This application lets you create or choose music channels that correspond to your mood and tastes. This application is paid but according to many users, it is worthy.

These are the most popular applications for android tablets. If you like them just go to the android market and start downloading. Enjoy!

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Top Photography Android Apps

If you like taking pictures with your android devices then you’ll be happy about these photography applications that can definitely enhance your photo taking experience.

1. Pudding Camera
One of the cutest photography apps for android is pudding camera. This app contains lots of effects and filters that you can use to edit your pictures. Another plus is that it lets you save your photos in full resolution after editing. It also has a clean and fast user interface which is perfect for capturing moments while they last.

2. Retro Camera
Being one of the most downloaded in the android market, Retro Camera is a very slick photography app that everyone will enjoy. It has a lot of cool effects that you will love. You can also share your photos instantly online by the use of Facebook and Twitter integration.

3. Roidizer
Roidizer is a cool photography application that transforms your photos into Polaroid shots. You can take the photo straight from the Polaroid view finder and select from various film type. The output is very nice and the pictures can easily be saved and share.

These are some of the most downloaded photography applications in the android market today. Have fun!

Best Educational Android Apps

One of the most useful applications that you can download from the android market is educations applications. If you love discovering new things or practicing your brain or just need some apps for your kids, here are some of the best education applications for android.

1. Memory Trainer
The top 1 most downloaded educational application for android is memory trainer. This application compiles lots of brain teasers that would definitely improve your spatial memory. This app can turn your boring moments to hours of fun and learning.

2. Fact book
Another cool educational app in the android market is Fact book. This app is like a mini encyclopedia that contains facts about geography, government, transportation, population, military, and even cellphone usage. If you like discovering new cool things, this is the app for you.

3. Google Sky Map
This application is one of the most popular educational applications in the android market. This app uses your camera phone as a telescope and automatically identifies constellations for you. Going on a date or camp? Bring this app with you and have the best time of your life star gazing!

These are the three most popular educational apps in the android market. Enjoy!

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Most Downloaded Android Free Apps

Most people choose Android phones because of the large choices of applications that you can install in it. If you love downloading free applications on your android phone, here are some of the best free apps that you should definitely try.

1. Antivirus Free
The free antivirus app in the android market is one of the most downloaded free applications of all time. This app scans and protects your phone from viruses real time. It always updates its database and can create backup and restore points in your device as well. This app is ranked as the best antivirus software in the android market so far.

2. Ebuddy Messenger
Another popular free application in the android market is the Ebuddy Messenger. This application lets you chat on multiple social networking site like Facebook, Yahoo, AIM, MSN, ICQ, Google talk, and MySpace. Want to stay connected all the time? EBuddy is the all in one app that is all you need.

3. Pandora Internet Radio
Pandora radio is a popular mobile application that lets you access web radio in your on the go. You can make your own station with all your favorite music in it. If you have an existing Pandora account, you can also access it thru this app.

Those are some of the best free android apps that you should definitely have. Enjoy!

Top Android Paid Apps

Most people love downloading free applications on the android phones. However, not many people know that most of the paid applications available are also worth it. If you are looking for applications to spend your hard-earned money on, here are a few that you might love.

1. Swiftkey Keyboard ($1.99)
One of the most popular paid applications in the app store is the Swiftkey Keyboard. This application is actually an alternative keyboard that can change your android device’s default one. This is a fun way to enjoy messaging more. It also has a very accurate text predict feature which lets you type your messages easier and faster.

2. Domino Run ($2.28)
Domino Run is another good paid game in the android market. This game is a very challenging puzzle that requires logic and creativity with dominos. The game is all about placing the dominos in the right places. The game has a total of 70 levels that have different difficulty levels.

3. Sketch book PRO ($4.99)
This application is a bit pricey but you’ll be happy you did once you pay for it. This application is perfect for those who have android tablets. This app literally turns your gadget into a canvas you can paint and draw on. It has a lot of nice tools that lets you create wonderful art pieces. This application is good for artists and kids.

These are some of the most worthy paid applications in the android market. Enjoy!