Posts From Test Gerbil

Is this a Windows Phone from Sony?

Despite their many efforts, Sony has never been especially popular in the Android world. They have some very nice looking devices, but they have never been able to achieve the popularity of HTC, Samsung, or Motorola with their Android offerings. With that in mind, Sony has been branching out in an attempt to gain some...

Megaupload Has Been Shut Down!

According to the Associated Press the worlds largest file-sharing sites, MegaUpload.com, has been shut down. As it stands right now, the website is completely inaccessible.Federal prosecutors have accused the owners of Megaupload with violating piracy laws, possibly exceeding 500 million dollars in pirated content. Once the 13th most popular website in the world, operating as a free file...

Regional Wi-Fi Issues in ICS Gone with WiFi Fix

It turns out that, in some countries, if you have a SIM card in your Android 4.0 device, Wifi doesn't work like it should. Apparently, there's an issue specifically with the Wifi country code that causes the problem. Fortunately, XDA Member fardjad has isolated the issue and offers a fix with his free app, Wifi Fix for ICS.If...

CM7 for Samsung Epic 4G now with WiMAX

A constant plague on Sprint users who want their ROM cake and eat it too is whether or not the ROM supports WiMAX. Now, mere days after the CyanogenMod 7 XDA forum for the Samsung Epic 4G became a reality, WiMAX is now a part of the package.Forum Member UberPinguin updated the Epic 4G forum...

Third Party Windows Phone Apps Now Have Full SkyDrive Access

One of the major points of contention that Android users tend to hold over the heads of all the other platforms is the glory of "The Cloud". It's not for nothing, Google's plan to make your mobile experience almost completely reliant on the combination of an Internet connection and their services yields some pretty great results. I...

HP TouchPad Firesale Part Deux?

It really was a shame that it was already too late for WebOS when the HP Touchpad came out. It had quality hardware, and has proven that it can survive being poked and prodded by hackers and modders of every skill level. In  many ways, the $99 firesale that happened when HP decided to dump...

Run Windows Phone 7 in any Browser

It's easy to develop a sort of tunnel vision when it comes to your phone. You make that purchase, and you need to justify the experience sometimes by defending that choice against an alternative. When you see something that you like, it might even be visually appealing enough to cause that twinge of jealousy, it's...