POSTS TAGGED: Android 3.x (Honeycomb)
Posted March 11, 2012 at 09:00 pm by Former Writer
Multi-touch has become increasingly ubiquitous ever since pinch-to-zoom was added to Android’s web browser and photo gallery. It has even been incorporated into several launchers, starting with the home screen previews in HTC Sense. Now you can incorporate even more multi-touch gestures on your Honeycomb tablet with Gesture Control. Developed by XDA Forum Member StupidIdea, the application is still in beta but has a few nifty features available.
The root-level application, which installs as a simple .APK file, gives Honeycomb tablet users the ability to use multi-touch commands to perform basic tasks. Supported gestures include the following:
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Posted March 8, 2012 at 08:30 am by egzthunder1
Normal development efforts around these parts tend to include hours upon hours of people trying to bypass securities added to our devices. The exploits found are normally turned into either temp or permanent roots for Android devices, and this happens to grant people with added functionality on their devices, the ability to run several apps that require root access, and much more.
However, as everything in life, there are trade-offs. For instance, there are some apps and services that will detect the root status of your device and deny your access to them based on it, like the blockbuster app or Google Video.If you feel that you simply cannot live without these but yet want to be able to keep using your device roo. . . READ ON »
Posted March 4, 2012 at 03:00 pm by Will Verduzco
Did our previous story on ML Controller only serve to whet your appetite for photography-related Android apps? If so, we have another app aimed at delivering you Android-powered photography fix.
XDA forum member Apachi2k brings us an innovative and lightweight portfolio and gallery application, aptly titled Fotolio. What sets this tablet-optimized application apart from the standard gallery app is that it makes excellent use of the larger screen real estate that a 7- or 10-inch tablet can afford. It accomplishes this with excellent navigation and recently added multi-touch features.
In the words of the developer:
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Posted February 17, 2012 at 09:00 am by Will Verduzco
Comparisons aside, we’ve all experienced the occasional application or system crash on our Android devices. In fact, it seems as if the more we tinker, the more these things occur. In order to help our developers more efficiently find a solution, we often provide them with system-generated log files.
Previously, we covered a way of generating log files without connecting to a computer. This made things easier by allowing us to take system logs anywhere. Now thanks to work by XDA Recognized Developer solarnz (of Xoom fame), we have a tablet-optimized way to do so.
Designed from the ground-up to be optimized for Android 3.0 or greater, Lumberjack cuts the pain out of generating logs. (Yes, I knowR. . . READ ON »
Posted February 15, 2012 at 01:00 pm by Ian Stacy
Posted February 5, 2012 at 03:30 pm by Will Verduzco
Aside from contributing to the ubiquity of social networking, one of the main functions of the modern PDA-type device is to help us remember things that we would otherwise forget. That’s why note taking apps are both incredibly important and remarkably abundant on every mobile OS.
With apps like Color Note and Evernote, you would think that Android has already reached market saturation in the note-taking realm. Despite this, two free member-created apps released today hope to forge their place on our Android phone or tablet.
Posted January 14, 2012 at 09:02 am by Will Verduzco
Just a couple of days ago, we wrote about how CyanogenMod 9 had triumphantly been kanged for the Motorola Xoom tablet. However in writing this, we largely (and unintentionally) ignored some of the most important developers and releases for Google’s reference tablet.
Anyone following the Xoom development timeline has surely noticed that the Team EOS, the evolution of TiamatXOOM, has racked up more than a few “firsts.” From the first true custom ROM to the first the first 4G-enabled release of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, EOS is a staple of the Xoom development community. In fact, although the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the WiFi-only Wingray has already started making its way to sele. . . READ ON »
Posted January 12, 2012 at 09:04 am by Will Verduzco
When the HTC Flyer and EVO View 4G were announced at Mobile World Congress 2011, many were disappointed to discover that not only would the pair of devices feature single-core processors, but that they would also ship with Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Despite these issues, the Flyer and EVO View 4G ultimately gained popularity due to their build quality, form factor, top notch aesthetics, and innovative HTC Scribe stylus.
Seven long months after launch, and more than a few months past schedule, HTC finally updated the pair of tablets to Android 3.2 Honeycomb in the beginning of last month. Unfortunately for those wishing for an unadulterated Honeycomb experience, the user experience was spattered with HTC Sen. . . READ ON »
Posted January 3, 2012 at 10:00 am by liwen
Just as HTC promised last month, the Android 3.2 Honeycomb update is now rolling out to the WiFi-only version of the HTC Flyer, after the GSM version got it in early December and the EVO View 4G two weeks ago. So, if you didn’t already flash a custom ROM, you now officially enjoy all the Honeycomb goodness.