Posts Tagged ‘Android’

Motorola Droid Shadow Coming to Verizon Soon

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010


Thanks go to wnrussell at Howardforums for the image of the Shadow.

Another highly anticipated Android handset is apparently getting prepped for release on Verizon Wireless. The Motorola Droid Shadow is a 4.1″ slate device with improved specs over the Motorola Droid and will be released with an updated version of Moto Blur, which can be disabled.

We have gathered the relevant rumored info after the break as well as some video showing the Shadow processor performance versus the Droid processor. (more…)

Motorola Droid 2.1 Update Manual Install

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010


Verizon is finally pushing out the Android 2.1 update for the Motorola Droid. Why wait for the OTA update. For less than 5 minutes of your time you too can be enjoying all the 2.1 goodness.(unless you’re already rooted and have been running 2.1 for months)

Continue on for Step by step instructions to install the upgrade.


EStrongs File Explorer (FEX) for Android

Monday, March 29th, 2010


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Android App: EStrongs File Explorer version 1.3.10
Developer: EStrongs
Price: Free
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EStrongs File Explorer is a featured File/Application Manager which can explore the phones & PCs in LAN network via samba protocol.

    Recent Changes:
    * Toolbar (click addressbar)
    * Help document
    * More settings(size…)
    * Performance enhanced
    * Some bugs fixed
    Key features:
    * Manage/(un)install/Shortcut Apps
    * Manage files on phone & LAN PC Shared
    * Play audio and video using chosen player/stream playing
    * view texts/images or open other files with associated apps
    * search files in the machine.


Helix Launcher

Monday, March 29th, 2010


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Android App: Helix Launcher
Developer: Faruq Rasid
Price: Free/Donate
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HelixLauncher is based on android Launcher git and is heavily modified to resemble Launcher2 mod.
HelixLauncher features:

    * Based on Launcher
    * Standalone Launcher
    * Should support hdpi & mdpi resolutions (not fully tested)
    * Sense UI-like scrolling / Velocity Scrolling
    * Enabled rotation
    * Double Tap action for Screen Previews
    * SPEEDY!
    * Up to 7 screens!
    * Full-screen app menu (with notification bar still)
    * Quick Shortcuts! – Drag & Drop and shortcuts to the QuickBar

Helix Launcher Developer page at XDA-Developers

Android ShopSavvy 3.6 update, Now Reads QR Codes

Thursday, January 7th, 2010


Big in Japan, Inc. has updated their wildly successful Android application ShopSavvy to version 3.6. The most notable improvement is that ShopSavvy now has support to read 2D QR codes.


Nexus One “Superphone” Unveiled By Google

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010


Google unveiled the long awaited Nexus One phone today They have dubbed it a “superphone” – which is a little cheesy for my tastes. The Nexus One is a sexy looking phone. Not as sexy as Daryl Hannah in Blade Runner, but it is only the Nexus One and not a Nexus 6.

Full details videos, and pics after the break: (more…)

iHeart Radio Android App Available

Thursday, December 24th, 2009



Droid Does Radio
Stream America’s favorite radio stations to your Droid, free!
Coming soon!


Barcode Scanner Review

Monday, December 21st, 2009


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Android App: Barcode Scanner v3.1
Developer: ZXing Team
Price: Free
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Scan barcodes on CDs, books, and other products, then look up prices and reviews, or search for a word in a book and find where it occurs. You can also scan QR Codes containing URLs, contact info, calendar events, and more.

Motorola Droid Review part 1

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009


Motorola Droid Review

(Part 1 of multiple parts)

Signal Reception and Call Quality

I would have to say the Motorola Droid is the best “smart” phone on Verizon for signal reception and sound quality. The best phone I ever had for reception was the Motorola v710 (which would be the same the e815). The Droid has the best reception of any phone I have used since the v710. (more…)

Launching: Android App Labs

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

The Invasion Begins Soon!!!!!


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