Wait for Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.1 Update Release Date Begins

Wait for Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.1 Update Release Date Begins

While it shouldn’t have as a surprise to the many Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus owners out there who endured a five month wait for the first update to the device, Google has announced that it will be the Samsung Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ that will be the first to receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. This of […]

Face Unlock Is Much Improved in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Face Unlock is much improved in Jelly Bean.

One of the features that Google didn’t tout on stage with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean was a new feature for Android’s Face Unlock feature that makes it even more secure. According to Droid-Life, Face Unlock has gained a feature called “Liveness Check” which might actually convince some Android users to start using the feature that […]

Windows Phone 8 Coming to U.S. Cellular

Windows Phone 8 Coming to U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular is the latest American carrier to confirm that it will be offering a Windows Phone 8 device when the software arrives in the fall. In a note to PCMag, the company confirmed that it would indeed be playing host to a device running Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Phone 8 software. That means that it […]

Galaxy Nexus Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update Leaks

Android 4.1 has leaked for the Galaxy Nexus.

Just a day after Google announced the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, the update has leaked out not only for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ but it also appears to be compatible with the Verizon Galaxy Nexus as well. The good folks over at RootzWiki have announced the news saying that a developer named jdkoreclipse […]

Ultimate Android 4.1 Update List: Which Phones Will Get Jelly Bean?

Ultimate Android 4.1 Update List: Which Phones Will Get Jelly Bean?

Earlier this week at Google I/O, Google announced the next version of Android in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, when it begins to roll out in July, will replace Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as Google’s most current version of Android. Android 4.1 will be bringing quite a few new features along […]

AT&T Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich Release Date Should Come Soon

AT&T would be wise to roll out the Galaxy Note ICS update soon.

The AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich release date should come soon. No, I don’t have any insider information that claims that the software will indeed be hitting AT&T Galaxy Note models any time in the near future, but I am of the opinion that it should. My reasons are quite simple. One, the […]

Samsung Galaxy S III Owners Reporting Battery Drain Issues

Galaxy S III owners are dealing with a battery drain issue.

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S III are reporting a battery drain issue that might be caused by the phone’s software. According to Galaxy S III owners on the XDA-forums, the device is seeing an abnormal battery drain issue that might be directly tied to the software’s cell standby feature. If that’s the case, the […]

$199 Google Nexus 7′s Achilles Heel

$199 Google Nexus 7 Only Has 5.92GB of Storage Space

Those interested in a $199 Google Nexus 7 tablet are going to have to deal with a very small amount of storage space. According to Brian Klug, who is an editor at AnandTech.com, the 8GB Nexus 7 only sports 5.92GB of storage space. That is the total amount of usable space on the Nexus 7 […]

Google I/O 2012 Announcement Roundup: Hits and Misses

Google did not announce Google Drive for iPhone and iPad.

The Google I/O 2012 keynote has come and gone and as the dust settles, it’s time to take a look back at what Google announced. This year, consumers and attendees and viewers of the Google I/O keynote were treated to a host of announcements about new Google products. On the list are Android 4.1 Jelly […]

5 Things I’d Change About the Google Nexus 7

The Nexus 7 doesn't have a rear camera.

Earlier today, Google finally unveiled its oft-rumored Google Nexus 7 tablet. The device is going to be launching in July for $199 and it’s made by Asus, the manufacturer behind the popular Transformer Android tablet line. Google’s Nexus 7 is going to be arriving with some pretty nice features, especially at its low price point. […]

5 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Features You’ll Actually Care About

Google Now is one of Android 4.1's main features.

Google has finally taken the wraps off its newest software, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The software will be coming with a number of new features. Some of those features are going to be fairly big changes and some of them are going to be pretty small. In fact. many Android users won’t care about all […]

Facebook for iPhone Will Greatly Improve Next Month

The Facebook for iPhone app has its issues.

Facebook will reportedly launch a major update for its Facebook for iPhone app that will address speed issues that users have been having. According to the New York Times blog Bits, Facebook will release a completely rebuilt iPhone application next month that will be all about speed. The application itself, the user interface and the […]

Google Project Glass Shown Off in Amazing Skydiving Demo

The view of a skydiver using Project Glass.

At Google I/O 2012 today, the company showed off its highly anticipated Project Glass glasses solution using skydivers and bike riders who were wearing Google Glass prototypes. Google Co-CEO Sergey Brin took the stage today to show off Google Glass. While on stage, he was communicating with skydivers high above the Moscone Center in San […]

Google By the Numbers: Android, Google Play, Google+

Google now activates 400,000 Android devices a day.

Today at their Google I/O 2012 Event for developers, Google announced some significant numbers. Hugo Berra of Google took the stage and bragged that the company’s Android device activations grew a lot over the last two years. Compared with 400,000 activations of Android smartphones and tablets by this time in 2011 and 1 Million devices in 2012, […]

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Release Date Pegged for July

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will arrive in July.

Google has announced that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will be released to Android users starting in July. At Google I/O today, the company announced its next version of Android software, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It will be coming with a host of new features including offline Voice Typing, a new powerful search service called Google […]

Google Announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Google Announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

As expected, Google has announced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as the successor to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Today at Google I/O 2012, the company showed off Android 4.1 Jelly Bean which will be an incremental upgrade over Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Google’s now previous generation mobile software. One of the big focuses of […]