- News tagged "android"
Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012
Mark this one up as the most innovative use of an Android phone to date. Dutch mechanical engineer, Jarno Smeets uses an HTC Wildfire S phone, a pair of Nintendo Wii remotes, and a set of gigantic glider-like wings to take to the heavens, soaring majestically like only a man with 30 feet wings can.
Monday, 12 Mar 2012
When you have 27 million users, all of which are using iOS, how do you double, or even triple that growth? By building an Android version which according to Instagram founder Kevin Systrom, is even better than the iOS version.
At the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, Marvel Entertainment announced and previewed Marvel AR, a new app designed for Android and iOS devices which opens up extra content when you point your camera at the comic book.
Friday, 9 Mar 2012
Contrary to an earlier news posting on Samsung's Philippines site, the Korean company has sent a Twitter update, stating that it won't be pushing the Android 4.0 update to the Samsung Galaxy S II on 10th March.
Android developers have recently been receiving pressure from Google to use their costlier in-house Google Wallet platform instead of other payment methods like Paypal or Boku.
Sunday, 4 Mar 2012
For all the kids (and adults) who love first person shooter games, you'll definitely be interested in the AppTag Laser Blaster. The toy gun uses a combination of augmented reality with a focused infrared beam and high frequency sounds, connecting your iOS or Android devices for a laser tag game.
Friday, 2 Mar 2012
Loopholes in both iOS and Android allow apps to secretly upload your photographs to remote servers without your permission.
Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012
Boot to Gecko marks Mozilla's first foray into the smartphone realm. We spotted Mozilla's new operating system at Mobile World Congress 2012 and did a quick hands-on. Read on to find out more.
Intel is aiming to play a more significant role in the smartphone landscape with its new Atom platforms. In line with this goal, Intel has established partnerships with different device manufacturers and service providers worldwide.
Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012
The Panasonic Eluga Android smartphone took a dive in the water at Mobile World Congress 2012 but escaped unscathed. Read on to find out more.