Mobile games may not be ready to replace your consoles, but they have seen incredible improvements over the years. What are some of your favorite graphic-intensive games to show off how powerful your device is?
Win a Galaxy S3, XDA at the Big Android BBQ, and Jelly Bean Updates and Leaks – XDA Developer TV
This has been another great week for 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 talks about the news of replacing S-Voice with Google Now on the Samsung Galaxy S III. Jordan mentions Boot to Gecko being available for Verizon and GSM Galaxy Nexuses—or is it Nexii? Jordan mentions XDA Developer TV videos for this week including: XDA Developer TV Producer Azrienoch’s discussion of the Amazon Kindle Fire Line Business strategy; XDA Elite Recognized Developer and XDA Developer TV Producer AdamOutler’s Part 5 of How to Build an Android App; and XDA Developer TV Producer TK’s review of TeamViewer QuickSupport.
In Jelly Bean news, Jordan mentions the leaks for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and Galaxy Note 10.1. Also, mentioned is the OTA Jelly Bean for the Sprint Galaxy Nexus. Finally, the Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300 will be getting Jelly Bean in October. And in Ice Cream Sandwich news, Jordan mentions AOSP release of ICS for the Thunderbolt and the AT&T Samsung Captivate Glide getting ICS from KIES. Lastly, Jordan mentions the XDA contest to win a Verizon Galaxy S III and XDA’s presence at Big Android BBQ. Pull up a chair and check out this video.
Links to stories mentioned:
- Samsung Captivate Glide on AT&T Receiving Android 4.0.4 via KIES
- First AOSP ICS for Thunderbolt With Working Data Released
- Sprint Nexus Devices Finally Getting Jelly Bean Via OTA
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Gets Leaked Official Jelly Bean Update
- Jelly Bean Leak for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
- Samsung Galaxy S III GT-I9300 to Get Jelly Bean in October
- Boot to Gecko Now Available for the Verizon and GSM Galaxy Nexus
- Completely Replace S-Voice with Google Now on Samsung Galaxy S III
- Amazon’s Kindle Fire Line Business Strategy – Good or Bad? – XDA Developer TV
- How to Build an Android App Part 5: Arduino ADK – Working with Digital Outputs – XDA Developer TV
- App Review: Remotely Control your Android Device with TeamViewer – XDA Developer TV
- Win a Galaxy S3 from XDA
- XDA Will Be at the Big Android BBQ–Will You?
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