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┬ásignificant┬ánumbers. 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 […]

Google Nexus 7 Image Leaks Ahead of Launch

This is the Google Nexus 7.

An image of what purportedly is the Google Nexus 7 has leaked ahead of its anticipated launch at Google I/O 2012. This Nexus 7 banner was found within Google Play and it depicts an Asus-made device that seems to be running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The photo was first discovered by Android Police. Google is […]

How to Watch the Google I/O 2012 Announcements Live

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is expected to be announced.

Today, Google kicks off its Google I/O conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco at 9:30AM PST where the company is expected to not only announced the next version of Android but also unveil a new Nexus tablet device. Google typically provides interested consumers with a live stream of the event and Google I/O […]

How to Enable Passbook in iOS 6 Beta

How to Enable Passbook in iOS 6 Beta

iOS 6 is available to iPhone and iPad users in beta form but one of the software’s new features, Passbook, still is lacking functionality. However, those that want to look at how it will work can now do so using a clever little workaround. When Apple announced iOS 6 back at WWDC 2012, it also […]

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Confirmed for Google I/O

Android Jelly Bean is coming.

It looks like Google has spilled the jelly beans, and more specifically, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. In a post over on the Google+ Google Developer page, a spilled cup of jelly beans has arrived on the Googleplex campus this morning which all but confirms a Jelly Bean announcement at the upcoming Google I/O later on […]

Why I Regret Buying the 16GB New iPad

Why I Regret Buying the 16GB New iPad

In March, I decided to pick up the new iPad, Apple’s third-generation tablet. I bought the 16GB model, the same amount of storage space that I had on my iPad 2. Before I bought the new iPad, I had doubts that the 16GB would be enough space and unfortunately, those worries have now played out […]

Verizon Kills Data Usage Widget Ahead of Shared Data Plans

Verizon will kill the data usage widget ahead of its data plan changes.

Verizon has decided to kill off its Data Usage Widget just days before the launch of its new Share Everything data plan launch. Android Central is reporting that users on Verizon will start seeing a lengthy message from the carrier that indicates that they will receive an update to My Verizon Mobile that will remove […]

Instagram 2.5 for iPhone and iPad Launches

Instagram 2.5 for iPhone and iPad Launches

Instagram has released its first update for the iPhone and iPad since it was acquired by Facebook for $1 billion back in April of this year. The update brings quite a few new features and enhancements along with it which should please those with an iPhone or iPad who have felt that an update has […]

Microsoft: We’re Not Working On Our Own Windows Phone

Microsoft: We're Not Working on a Windows Phone 8 Device

Microsoft has denied claims from an analyst who claimed that the company was working on its own Windows Phone 8 device. In comments made to InformationWeek, Greg Sullivan, senior marketing manager for Windows Phone, stated that the company would not be releasing its own Windows Phone devices. The firm denial comes shortly after Nomura analyst […]

Huawei Ascend P1 Review: First Impressions

Huawei Ascend P1 Review: First Impressions

We first went hands-on with the Huawei Ascend P1 at CES 2012 in Las Vegas, the event that the company used to announce the Android 4.0 smartphone. Overall, we came away pretty impressed after we some time with the phone on the showroom floor. However. now it’s time to dive deep into the Huawei Ascend […]

5 Android Phones That Deserve Ice Cream Sandwich Right Now

5 Android Phones That Deserve the Ice Cream Sandwich Update Right Now

As we inch closer to Google I/O 2012 and the possible debut of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, we wanted to take a look at five of the most glaring holes found on Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has been out since December of 2011. And while some carriers […]

First BlackBerry 10 Devices Leak

The new BlackBerry 10 homescreen.

It appears that the first BlackBerry 10 smartphones have leaked to the surface today in a slide that reveals both a BlackBerry 10 device with a virtual keyboard and one that will purportedly be the first device to land both RIM’s new operating system and a physical keyboard. B4BB has leaked a slide that seems […]

AT&T Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich Update Available Once Again

AT&T Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich Update Available Once Again

The AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich update is available once again. The update is now available through Samsung Kies, a few days after AT&T pulled the update because it wasn’t finished testing the software. Fortunately, it looks like everything is good to go and the Ice Cream Sandwich software can now be […]

iPhone 3GS Review: Three Years with the iPhone 3GS

Three years with one phone is a long time.

I can’t remember exactly what day I got my iPhone 3GS. Really, I can’t. It was that long ago. I know that I got it shortly after it launched in June of 2009 and that it replaced my tank of a smartphone at the time, the BlackBerry 7130c. Yes, I once used a BlackBerry, believe […]

iOS 6: iPhone Maps Recommend Swimming in the San Francisco Bay

Apple has a lot of work to do on its new iPhone Maps

At WWDC 2012, Apple announced its next piece of mobile software, iOS 6. And while the final version of the software won’t arrive until the fall of this year, likely alongside the iPhone 5, the company has released the iOS 6 beta to developers. Users who have access to iOS 6 beta also have access […]

My Love/Hate Relationship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

My Love/Hate Relationship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Google has yet to announce Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, its features or its release date and I already have a love/hate relationship with it. The company is widely expected to announced its next version of mobile software at next week’s Google I/O. That piece of software is rumored to be called Android 4.1 Ice Cream […]