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....
XDA TV at CES: Hands On with Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, HTC Vivid & Rezound
For the first time ever, XDA, or more specifically, XDA TV, is at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to bring you hands-on coverage of the latest mobile devices that will soon be rooted, hacked, and modified in our forums in the coming months. First up, Azrienoch gets a look at the new Verizon Galaxy Tab 7.7, which has the largest Super AMOLED screen Samsung has ever produced. Then he interviews Jeff Gordon of HTC about the Vivid, Rezound, and Titan II. Click on for the videos!
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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.
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...