April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
“Unhackable” Kindle Fire HD7 Hacked, Broadcom Helping Galaxy Y Users – XDA Developer TV
This has been another great week at the XDA Portal. XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan covers all the news you need to know to keep up to date on mobile phone developments. Jordan mentions the service manual article for the International Galaxy Note and the Kindle Fire HD family being locked down. Jordan also mentions XDA Developer TV videos for this week including: XDA Developer TV Producer Azrienoch’s discussion of Apple’s iPhone Business strategy, XDA Developer TV Producer Lance’s Part 3 of How to Build a Windows Phone App, and XDA Developer TV Producer TK’s review of Hidden Eye.
In Jelly Beans news, Jordan mentions the Paranoid Android port for the Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000. Also, mentioned is the releases of Windows Phone 7.8 for the HTC HD7. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Jelly Bean Paranoid Android Now Available for Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000
- Partial Schematics and Service Manual for the International Galaxy Note
- Windows 7.8 for the HTC HD7!
- Broadcom to Aid Developers Working on the Galaxy Y
- No Devs Allowed? Kindle Fire HD Family Locked Down
- Just Like That, Kindle Fire HD 7 Receives the Gift of Root
- How to Build a Windows Phone App Part 3: OAuth Tokens and JSON – XDA Developer TV
- App Review: Protect Your Device with Hidden Eye – XDA Developer TV
- iPhone 5 – What Does its Release Say About Apple’s Strategy? – XDA Developer TV
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The beginning of April is dominated by April Fools. There are jokes and pranks everywhere, which are meant to fool people. This news is no joke though, as Google has pushed the shiny red button to send out over-the-air updates to supported devices. Well, sort of, as only a few of available Nexus devices got updates to Android 5.1. Here's a list of OTAs that can be downloaded and flashed by stock recoveries. You can find guides on how to revert...
Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites and vendors following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far....