April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
Everything Xperia Arc Users Need to Get ICS Working Right
Ice Cream Sandwich has been a little screwy for some Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc owners. Between some WiFi and Bluetooth issues, and some issues getting Face Unlock and Gapps to work; it has been an uphill battle to make the recently released ICS beta work well.
Thankfully, there’s ways to fix these problems. XDA Senior Member dinesh690, with some help from XDA Recognized Developer DooMLoRD of Team UtterChaos, has put together a method that will fix many issues with the ICS Beta and it doesn’t require a whole lot of effort.
The guide will run users through how to get install a recovery and get root. Then it guides users through each fix required until ICS is up and running properly. For the most part, it’s simply installing the Gapps from CyanogenMod9, a Superuser fix in recovery, and some good old fashioned build.prop tweaks.
For anyone who wants to install Ice Cream Sandwich on their Xperia Arc and have it run right, you can check out the full methods in the original thread. As usual, don’t forget rule number 1 of flashing anything: make a backup first!
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The beginning of April is dominated by April Fools. There are jokes and pranks everywhere, which are meant to fool people. This news is no joke though, as Google has pushed the shiny red button to send out over-the-air updates to supported devices. Well, sort of, as only a few of available Nexus devices got updates to Android 5.1. Here's a list of OTAs that can be downloaded and flashed by stock recoveries. You can find guides on how to revert...
Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites and vendors following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far....