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Eric Schmidt lets loose a statement about Ice Cream Sandwich!

Posted September 7, 2011 by Stormy Beach

You know there is no such thing as a leak or a slip. Everything is carefully planned and statements are pre-planned. That doesn’t mean that we don’t eat it alive when something we all want to know more about gets mentioned. Even if it is only in a passing conservation. Today that same sort of “slip” [...]

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[App] Perfect Keyboard Free – Another Keyboard Alternative

Posted August 10, 2011 by Stormy Beach

I remember back when you were lucky to have any sort of on screen keyboard. As time and devices progress the on screen keyboard becomes more and more important. Every user out there has there preference and favorite. I know Swype is my go to one, although I don’t actually Swype around the screen. Crazy right? Here’s [...]

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Androids Next OS, Ice Cream Sandwich, May Hit as Soon As October

Posted August 9, 2011 by Stormy Beach

Even though so many devices are still trying to catch up to Gingerbread, it would seem that some new information relayed to BGR could put an Ice Cream Sandwich device in our hands soon. The launch of another OS and device that runs it would no doubt be a huge deal. The rumor of this [...]

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Samsung Continuum gets a Hand up – New Froyo Leak Found

Posted August 5, 2011 by Stormy Beach

Don’t even start with me on this device. No that was not a typo or a misprint. The Samsung Continuum on Verizon is that redheaded step child of the Samsung line up. It was a novel idea with the secondary ticker window. It didn’t catch as much ground as wither company would have liked. This [...]

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[APP] BetterBatteryStats – Helps You Gain Bettery Battery Life

Posted July 25, 2011 by Stormy Beach

Battery drain has always been a huge issue and a major topic of discussion. Trying to find the sweet spot for your usage and your device can sometimes be a little tricky. Not to mention time consuming, especially if you are constantly flashing new ROMs, kernels and modems. BetterBatteryStats is an application written by chamonix [...]

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HTC Thunderbolt Update Put On Hold, Again

Posted July 22, 2011 by Stormy Beach

As if that is a surprising statement to read. It would seem that the overly hyped HTC Thunderbolt is not living up to its glorious advertising. With the device still sitting some what uncomfortably on Froyo 2.2 still, it begs the question on how this device got put out so early. The reboot bug that [...]

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Developers Rejoice! Android Market Now Allows Multiple APK Uploads

Posted July 21, 2011 by Stormy Beach

This is good news all across the board for both developers and for users.  By now allowing developers to upload multiple APK’s they will be able be more specific in targeting their audiences. They will be able to upload a tablet version of their app alongside the device version with out having to manage 2 [...]

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Leaked Android App Player for BBPlaybook

Posted July 21, 2011 by Stormy Beach

Call me a crazy, but this is pretty darn cool. It’s called the Android App Player. What is designed and supposed to achieve is essentially Android inside of the PlayBook’s QNX environment. It was discovered by N4BB via the changelog for the Playbooks update.  The app is not fully intended for public consumption but since when has that [...]

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New WiFi Calling App That Should Work for JPV 2.2.1 Rom’s

Posted June 27, 2011 by Stormy Beach

  I have personally been running CM7 Nightlies for quite sometime and prior to that, I never really cared to much about WiFi calling myself. I guess I’m not important enough to talk on my phone that much. :0) I do know, however, that you guys might or do. So when I saw this listed [...]

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Attention Developers: Dev Wanted for Porting Project, $335 at Stake So Far

Posted June 21, 2011 by Stormy Beach

Looks like a group of people are starting a bounty to give to any developer that can full fill their request. Not being a developer myself, I’m not sure how feasible the request really is. Here is what they are looking for; A fully working version of Android 2.2 (minimum), preferably CyanogenMod 7/Gingerbread. Either fully [...]

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Froyo Update Now Rolling Out to Fascinate Owners

Posted April 21, 2011 by Jacob Cunningham

As Verizon reported yesterday Froyo updates have started rolling out  for the Samsung Fascinate. The road to Froyo has been a rough one for this Galaxy S phone as the other variants have already received theirs. To speed up the process you can for the update yourself by going to: Menu>Settings>About Phone>System Updates> Check New [...]

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Verizon’s Samsung Fascinate Froyo Update – Rolling Out Tomorrow

Posted April 20, 2011 by Jacob Cunningham

It seems one of the more controversial topics in the past months maybe be laid to rest tomorrow. Verizon has finally opened up the support page and announced availability for the long awaited Fascinate Froyo update. An update was inevitable after Samsung released the source code last week. Fascinate owners can expect a slew of [...]

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Samsung Fascinate Froyo Source Code Available for Download

Posted April 15, 2011 by Jacob Cunningham

Among the many other Galaxy S devices that have seen offical Froyo builds the Fascinate it seems has been left behind. While some other devices have been seeing Gingerbread test ROM leaks and even offical builds from some manufacturers the Samsung Fascinate has been left, if unmodified,  running Eclair from the original launch. However it [...]

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Samsung Mesmerize Froyo Update Now Available

Posted March 24, 2011 by Jacob Cunningham

A Froyo update in now available through US Cellular for their Galaxy S variant. The benefits are pretty straight forward and add many new features to your Samsung Mesmerize, like portable hotspot, tethering, flash support, and many other enhancements meant to make your Android experience more enjoyable. Best thing about it is, you can get [...]

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Samsung Captivate – Froyo Update Now Available

Posted February 24, 2011 by Jacob Cunningham

As promised by Samsung (weird thing to say eh?) yesterday, the official Froyo update has been released via Samsung Kies for the Captivate. The new upgrade fixes some issues with the current software: Calendar: Several issues were addressed relating to difficulty synchronizing, showing accurate meeting status of attendees, and taking action Buddies Now: Force closed [...]

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