It's not often I look at a product or service and say "I really really hope this isn't real, and it's an elaborate fake". Alas, this day has come. It's time for a look at something which cropped up on my radar today, namely a service called FileThis. I won't do them the search-engine-ranking honor of providing a direct link to their site, but a quick search will find them, and their app on the Play Store and iTunes store....
Flash on Nexus 7, More CyanogenMod 10 Alphas, HTC Abandons Desire HD – XDA Developer TV
Jordan is back today to talk about some exciting and important news from the XDA Portal. A while back, there was an announcement that Adobe Flash would not be supported on Jelly Bean. Jordan covers news on how the Nexus 7 and other Jelly Bean devices can get flash. Jordan talks about the petition to get Ice Cream Sandwich on the HTC Desire HD, after HTC announced this device would not be receiving Ice Cream Sandwich. Jordan mentions XDA Elite Recognized Developer and XDA Developer TV Producer AdamOutler‘s Nexus 7 unboxing video.
In CyanogenMod 10 news, Jordan mentions the preview for the International Galaxy S II. Also, getting a preview is the Galaxy Note N7000. Finally, the ZTE Blade, Galaxy Ace and Gio get unofficial versions on CyanogenMod 10. So grab and handful of Jelly Beans and enjoy this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Adobe Flash on the Nexus 7 and other Jelly Bean Devices
- CyanogenMod 10 Preview for the International Galaxy S II
- Official CyanogenMod 10 Preview for the Galaxy Note N7000
- Unofficial CM10 for the ZTE Blade, Galaxy Ace, and Gio
- HTC Decides Against ICS for the Desire HD, Petition Started
- Nexus 7 Unboxed the XDA Way – XDA Developer TV
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More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
While there are frequent unexplained changes and pushes to Google's AOSP repositories, an interesting-looking new branch has been pushed out recently, called "master-soong". Taking a look at the changes made to the manifest repository (which is used to specify the repositories to be downloaded when building Android), it appears there are some new repositories making an appearance. Of note here are new prebuilt repositories for Go, and Ninja. Go is a programming language, created by Google, which compiles to produce...