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.
Microsoft Released a New Version of Bing
A new version of Microsoft Bing is now available at the Marketplace, it’s not yet clear yet what the exact changes are to this new version. According to Microsoft, it is currently only available for AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile users:
Using a Windows Phone on AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint? Good news, there’s an updated Bing app! Just launch ur app or go to m.bing.com
XDA member acidbath5546 downloaded and extracted the application, available for download. It is said that the upgrade isn’t very important and doesn’t contain any exciting stuff, so it Verizon users, don’t worry! So point your mobile browser to m.bing.com, or search for it on the marketplace. You can also get the app from the xda-forums.
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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...
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