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....
G2x Forums Added
As the battle of the dual cores rages on between our favorite (and not so favorite) manufacturers, and we are luckily stuck in the middle of this being showered with more and more options for our next purchases of mobile devices. The second phone to go live blessed with the technology of dual core processors (notice I said phones and not devices, as there are a few tabs with this in them already) comes from LG, who in coincidentally a late comer into the smartphone game. The LG Optimus 2X, also known as the T-Mobile G2x (thank you T-Mobile for the utterly confusing branding on this one) has finally been released by the US carrier. Neatly packed with features, and blazing fast performance, the G2x promises to be a good contender for the Atrix (minus the dock, that is) and the upcoming HTC Sensation, the latter being rumored to hit T-Mobile US as well upon its launch.
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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...