Today Sony launched the new “Xperia Themes” for Xperia phones that are running Android 4.3 or later. This allows users to be able to better customize their phones user interface, and according to Sony users will be able to “skin up to 280 assets” on their device. These “assets” will include the users lock screen, icons, navigation bar, and so on. Xperia.
We’ve seen a number of steps towards moving away from the subsidized phone model from many of the big phone providers in the past couple months. Except Verizon. It seems that Verizon is a little more cautious than their competitors when it comes to making those steps, and instead is focusing on promoting its traditional subsidized plan. Verizon CFO Fred Shammo today spoke at the Deutsche.
With Google’s Nexus 8 tablet rumored to be released this July alongside Google IO, several other rumors about the device have surfaced. One glaring rumor is that Google is opting for Intel’s Moorefield CPU rather than Qualcomm’s Snapdragon, which is currently being used in their Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 5 devices. The Moorefield chip clocks in at a max of 2.33 GHz and is.
If you own a Galaxy S4 on T-Mobile’s network your KitKat upgrade has finally arrived. The carrier began pushing out an update to Android 4.4.2 on Monday, though it will likely take a few days to hit every unit. Before accepting the over the air update, you’ll want to run through a quick checklist. You’ll need to be running Android 4.3 for the new software upgrade to work..
Information about the all new HTC One has been leaking for weeks now, and there doesn’t seem to be a shortage in sight. We’ve just received word that the new device is expected to feature wireless charging capabilities. This isn’t a surprise, but it’s valuable information nonetheless. The hint was discovered after sound files from the new device were looked into—.
Yesterday’s pairing, the Nokia XL vs. the BlackBerry Z30, ended in a definitive win by the BlackBerry Z30 over the Nokia XL. While the XL looks like most other Nokia devices, and sports Android’s operating system, it certainly falls short of a flagship device. It appears the specs of the XL couldn’t compete against BlackBerry’s Z30 effort. Today’s match up pits.
Google announced a new incentive program in which you can refer your friends and colleagues to Google Apps, and make $15 per new user. The philosophy is that many current Google Apps users learned about the service through word of mouth, so they are trying to build on that momentum. If you’re interested in joining the referral program, you only need to sign up with your name and email.
TWRP 2.7 has been released, bringing a large list of new features, such as new graphics rendering changes for a smoother user interface, mouse support via USB, and so on. Unfortunately some older devices will no longer be supported, especially devices that can’t handle the new SELinux support, as SELinux support requires devices that can handle Android 4.1 or higher. Now that doesn’t.
Google is giving away a 60 day free trail of Google Play Music All Access to all Chromebook users, as long as they haven’t used a trial in the past. All Access allows users to listen to as much ad-free music as they want, as well as allowing users to add albums to their library. Normally All Access runs for $9.99 per month, which certainly isn’t bad at all. If you decide you.
iOS 7.1 was released to the masses on Monday. Apple already published a changelog with most of the front-facing changes, like some UI tweaks, performance enhancements and CarPlay support, but there may be more to the story. iClarified noticed that Apple published firmware for two models of the iPad that don’t currently exist. The site found that iOS 7.1 supports several iPads, but.
The Samsung Galaxy S 5 will launch globally next month, but thanks to a 45-day ban in South Korea, it might not sell as well early on. South Korean carriers, SK Telecom, KT corp, and LG UPlus are banned from signing up customers or replacing phones from March 13 to May 19. The Galaxy S 5 will go on sale right smack in the middle of those dates, on April 11. The government declared the.
T-Mobile recently began pushing out Android 4.4.2 for the Galaxy Note 3, and now its the Galaxy S 4′s turn. The update for the S4 is beginning to roll out over the air and through Samsung Kies with build number M919UVUFNB4. The update is a hefty 388 MB and brings improved stability, and major features include white status bar icons, improved performance, reduced memory usage, improvements.
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son is apparently pretty outspoken within the halls of Sprint, the U.S. wireless carrier SoftBank recently bought a controlling stake in. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal on Monday, Mr. Son has struggled to turn Sprint around as quickly as he originally anticipated. The news outlet provides a compelling look at his management style. In one meeting,.
Ahead of its March 25 announcement, HTC continues to hype up features in its All New HTC One. We don’t actually hear what information HTC wants to share of course, but the company strongly hints we’ll see some major Ultrapixel improvements when the new device hits. Camera technology is hugely important in today’s market, and the unusual dual arrangement we’ve seen featured in all.
Last week a video revealing the all new HTC One appeared on YouTube— it wasn’t the best review, but it showed the device in all its glory. This made some HTC execs unhappy, which caused him to later pull the video off of YouTube. Although some have downloaded the video’s content and posted it elsewhere, many are still looking for more information on the new device. A new.