Google has just uploaded the factory images and binary drivers for the latest Android 4.4 update on supported devices. Those who have been closely monitoring the source code dumps have also learned what this small but quite significant update is about
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Following a long series of rumors and leaks, HTC announced the One max back in mid-October. Verizon Wireless followed HTC with an announcement of their own and initially said the handset would be arriving in time for the holiday shopping season .
Google quietly added a few new devices to the Play Store lineup yesterday.
Google announced the Android Device Manager several months back. Essentially, this is a security feature that will allow you to remotely locate your device on a map or by having it ring.
New reports suggest that Microsoft is now considering giving Windows Mobile away to OEMs for free, ending the licensing deal that garnered them about $30 per handset. This move would align Microsoft with Google , giving away their mobile platform for free while driving business to other revenue streams. This is only part of a series of moves being considered by operating systems chief Terry Myerson, along with bringing back the Start menu.
T-Mobile USA announced Tuesday that it's offering $0 down to qualified customers interested in buying a new iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPad Air, iPad mini or iPad mini with Retina display. The plan starts Wednesday, December 11, 2013 and will be available from T-Mobile dealers and online. T-Mobile's Simple Choice Plan uncouples its customers from long-term contracts - used by some of T-Mobile's competitors to recoup the cost of the phone
When Steve Jobs introduced the original iPhone in 2007 he spent some time talking about its sensors - the capacitive multitouch sensors in the screen that let you use your bioelectric finger as the best pointing device ever, the accelerometer that triggered it to rotate the interface when you rotated the phone, the ambient light sensor that adjusted brightness to fit the environment, the proximity sensor that turned off the screen and capacitance to save power and avoid accidental touch events when you held the phone up to your face. Over the course of the next year, Jobs also introduced Wi-Fi mapping and then GPS so the iPhone could chart location, and later still, a magnometer and gyroscope so it could understand direction, angle, and rotation around gravity. From the very beginning, the iPhone was aware
Finding the missing iPad apps: Best weather, stocks, calculator, voice memo, compass, and phone for iPad
Apple didn't include voice memo, weather, calculator, phone, compass, and stocks apps on the iPad, but the App Store has great alternatives for each and every one! iPhone owners who pick up an iPad are often surprised to find that, while many things about iOS are the same, the built-in apps are not. Apple's Weather, Stocks, Calculator, Compass, Phone, and Voice Memo apps, all front-and-center on the iPhone, are nowhere to be found on the iPad Air or iPad mini .
Those who have been quite taken by ASUS ‘ curious PadFone device line might have their attention set on the upcoming PadFone Mini reveal. It seems, though, that ASUS has another member of the family hiding behind the curtains.