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Anyone else have experience with connecting the UP band to other Android devices? How has your experience been?
If you're dying to get your hands on Google Now, you might not have to wait any longer. The peeps over at XDA developers figured out how to get this up and running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Only caveat is that this will only work on AOSP roms.
Here it is working on my Droid X running Cyanogenmod 9:
It's running a tad bit sluggish on my phone and the voice search doesn't work, but I get the card notifications for traffic,... Read more →
Five years ago today the original iPhone launched. I remember it very well -- partly because it seemed like half the staff of Engadget was crashing at my place for the initial US release. The hype was totally out of control considering the first iPhone was a $600 unsubsidized 2G device on a single US carrier. Still, it felt like the future. It WAS the future. I've used every subsequent model of iPhone every day since.
A lot's happened... Read more →
Well, according to current rumors, we may see:
- Android 4.1 (or 5.0) Jelly Bean?
- Nexus tablet?
- Google business-focused cloud service?
- Project Glass?
Personally I would not use an Android phone without an extended battery because it simply does not make sense to recharge it every 8 hours. So, 2-3 days on my Nexus S with 3900mAh battery really changed everything (hate the bulk though, but I hate low battery alert more than... Read more →
It's clear that the biggest winner in the fall of Palm was Google. Importantly, they snagged the father of webOS, Matias Duarte. Nokia and Microsoft scored some top Palm staffers as well. HP, as we all know, squandered the rest of the company's efforts.... Read more →
We have seen malware targeted at iPhone (The Rick Astley worm, the botnet that came a month after) and Android (The Fake Instagram App) and it seems that mobile devices are always under a looming threat as they get more... Read more →
We know smartphone and tablet owners like to buy games. But if you go by a new ABI exploration of user habits, most of us aren't buying much of anything. More than 70 percent of the crowd spends little to nothing on mobile apps, dragging down the average of $14 spent per month among paying customers... Read more →
How long do you guys think until all the good games and apps from the App store will come to the Android Market?
Take a look around a restaurant or a store, and you will see a significant percentage of the people there with their eyes glued to their phones. Are they dialing a number or checking their... Read more →
What are you missing from the operating system you came from?
Do you miss the Notification Drawer?
How do you feel about Windows Phone's multi-tasking system?
Let's take a closer look at each of these new designs though. The higher-grade... Read more →