Posts From liwen

Android 4.0.2 OTA Update For Galaxy Nexus Rolling Out Again

About a month ago, there were reports in our forums that the 4.0.2 OTA update was rolling out to the Galaxy Nexus. However, it was halted after a week or so, but is now being pushed out again. So, if you were among the ones who didn't get the update last year, you should be...

Leaked Photos of Samsung R920 LTE for MetroPCS

This is the MetroPCS Samsung SCH-R920, an LTE Android smartphone that has yet to be released on the carrier.  We don't know much about the R920 except that it will act as the successor to the Galaxy Indulge, which is also known as the Samsung SCH-R910. The R920 is likely to come with Android 2.3,...

BlueStacks Will Bring Android Apps To Windows 8

BlueStacks is planning to bring all Android apps available to Windows 8, integrating them just like regular Metro-style apps as tiles on the homescreen. The recently released alpha version of its "App Player" software that allows you to run Android apps on Windows has been updated for Windows 8 and will launch alongside the Windows...

Samsung Captivate Gets Official Gingerbread Update

If you're a ROM flashing addict (and, truth to be told, you should be if you're visiting this site), you probably don't even know that the Samsung Captivate, AT&T's version of the Galaxy S, didn't get its official Android 2.3 Gingerbread update up until a couple of hours ago. But for everyone else running the...

HTC Titan II with 16 Megapixel Camera and LTE Headed To AT&T

The rumoured LTE Windows Phone from HTC, which some might have seen floating around the internet as the Bresson, has been officially announced as the HTC Titan II. Apart from a slightly modified back design with curved elements and an LTE radio, it packs a massive 16 megapixel camera. Yes, you read that right –...

ASUS Transformer Will Get Ice Cream Sandwich After Prime

The Transformer Prime is going to to get its taste of Ice Cream Sandwich beginning on January 12, but what about owners of the original Transformer? Well, ASUS just came out with a post on their UK Facebook site – no specific date was given, but the OTA update to Android 4.0 has been confirmed...

Galaxy Nexus Toolkit Updated To 3.0, New One-Click Everything!

The Galaxy Nexus Toolkit by forum moderator and recognized developer mskip has always been the must-have tool for owners of that device. It easily unlocks the bootloader, roots the phone, and installs CWM to get you all ready and set up for your flashing needs, and provides many other useful options. Better yet, it was just...

Value Pack For Galaxy S Leaked, Includes Face Unlock And Other ICS-Features

Samsung has been definitely working on a Value Pack update for its Galaxy S smartphone, as a newly leaked ROM indicates. It includes some features from Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, such as Face Unlock and the ability to take pictures while recording a video, but is based on 2.3 Gingerbread. However, it's not clear whether...

FreeYourAndroid App Review [SassiBoB Review] – XDA TV

Today on XDA TV, SassiBoB reviews an app for freeyourandroid.com. There is a free version, and an ad-supported version. The ad supported version allows you to comment on news articles right from the app. It also comes with a scrollable widget (only compatible with some launchers) FYA has an IRC chat...

Schedule Your Homework With Power Planner For WP7

If you're a student and have to keep track of your homework and assignments, you can of course use a standard calendar and task manager. However, dedicated homework planners are much more powerful, since they allow you to categorize your homework into classes and add useful information like teacher names and schedules. But because forum member...

Operation Mosh: Petitioning Motorola To Unlock Their Bootloaders Amid Broken Promise

2011 came and went, and Google wasn't the only one breaking their promises. Back in March, Motorola said they would unlock their notoriously secured bootloaders before the end of 2011, and guess what? They haven't. So, what do we do? Of course, start a petition. This has worked wonders with HTC, and, only a few days...

Amazon Silk Browser Ported To Other Android Phones And Tablets

Amazon's Silk browser, as used on its Kindle Fire tablet, uses a technique similar to Opera Turbo to route the webpage you want to visit through Amazon's servers, which have much faster internet access than your typical broadband connection, and compresses them. Combined with intelligent preloading of pages the Amazon cloud thinks you'll visit next,...