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Samsung Galaxy S Ice Cream Sandwich ROM hits release candidate

12/22/2011, While Samsung has chosen not to officially support the original Galaxy S when it comes to dishing out Android Ice Cream Sandwich, the folks over at XDA-developers aren’t giving up hope and are hard at work doing it themselves. They’ve finally...

Kindle Fire: how to prevent automatic updates

12/22/2011, Amazon’s latest update for the Kindle Fire is said to remove root access and disable the SuperOneClick root method – something that definitely upset a number of Kindle Fire users. The worst part is, Amazon doesn’t give you a choice when it...

Improve your Android device’s display resolution

12/21/2011, Ever wondered how you wished your Android-powered smartphone would have a higher pixel count for its display? Well, those who own a rooted Android smartphone, you can “force” the resolution of your handset’s display to be different...


Motorola DROID 4 arriving December 22nd?

12/21/2011, The Motorola DROID 4 was accidentally leaked before in the past, and it looks like Verizon has plans to launch the phone in the near future. According to a leaked internal document from the carrier that recently surfaced, the Motorola DROID 4 has got a...

Tango video calling updated in time for the holidays

12/21/2011, Good news for Tango users around the world. The popular video calling service has announced some new features that will be available for mobile versions of its apps. With Tango on Mobile, users can now send high-quality video messages or leave video...

NOOK Tablet latest firmware update disables sideloading

12/20/2011, The version 1.4.1 update for NOOK Tablets has started rolling out, but it looks like it comes with some unwanted features. According to reports online from XDA-developers and the B&N community, the update disables the tablet’s ability to...

Myriad Alien Vue brings Android apps to your TV

12/20/2011, Myriad, the company behind Alien Dalvik (an app which lets you run Android apps on non-Android platforms i.e. on iOS) has just announced the launch of its latest offering: Alien Vue. This new technology now aims to bring Android apps over to TVs and set...

Nexus S Ice Cream Sandwich update suspended

12/20/2011, While it was reported that the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Nexus S started rolling out in certain parts of the world last week, it looks like the update is going to be delayed for the rest of us who haven’t received it yet. According to...

“Lite” Ubuntu runs on the NOOK Tablet

12/20/2011, If for some reason you’re unsatisfied with the Android experience on your NOOK Tablet – fret not, the folks over at XDA-developers are working on solution. AdamOutler and Loglud are trying to bring the popular Linux distro, Ubuntu, to the Android...

Samsung global announces Ice Cream Sandwich plans

12/20/2011, We previously had confirmation from Samsung Italy about which of its devices will be getting Ice Cream Sandwich and today, Samsung announced on its global blog its official plans concerning the next Android update. According to the post, “the...

Motorola XOOM gets Ice Cream Sandwich unofficially

12/19/2011, The Motorola XOOM is the first tablet to get Android Honeycomb, and it looks like it will be one of the first tablets to get Ice Cream Sandwich as well. The folks over at XDA-developers have managed to come up with an almost fully working version of Ice...

Google to release a “Nexus” tablet next year?

12/19/2011, If you’ve been holding out from getting an Android tablet for the past couple of years because you’re looking for a “Nexus”-style tablet to make an appearance, you might not have to wait too long now. According to reports online,...