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....
Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc Review – XDA TV
In today’s episode of XDA TV, Sam gives you a review of the new Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc and compares it to the Nexus S. The results turn out to be quite interesting, considering the popularity of each phone. We also learn that ironing your shirt before recording is usually a good idea. Big thanks to BRANDO for this device. Click on for the video review!
The Arc is running with a 4.2″ FWVGA display. It has a 1GHz CPU from Qualcomm with 512MB of RAM, running on Android 2.3. It also features HDMI out, and is powered by a 1500mAh battery.
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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...