XDA Editorial

Mind of a Moderator: An Interview With M_T_M

On XDA, we like to talk about moderators. Whether you agree or disagree with their actions, they are a very real part of our electronic lives. Follow the rules, and you're okay; break them, and out comes the ban-hammer. Rarely though, do people realize that our moderators are everyday people with lives and interests just like...

XDA Review: Google Chrome Beta for Android

It was just a matter of time before Google would come up with their mobile version of Chrome. The desktop version has been a great success, even though it was pretty isolated from any other Google service. With the coming of Chrome Beta for Android (we'll be calling it Chrome Beta in the rest of...

HTC Update List On Android Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrades

Since Google’s launching of Android 4.0 back in October 2011, the main question most of us want answered is if our devices will be upgrade-able, and when? We know there are hardware limitations to take into consideration. HTC’s first wave of Android updates will bring Ice Cream Sandwich to its phones powered by dual-core Qualcomm S3 processors....

Galaxy Note Arrives At AT&T On Feb 19

The Samsung Galaxy Note will start hitting AT&T shelves on February 19th! Pricing looks like it will be $300 US with a two year contract, which sounds more like a phone coming to Verizon Wireless sadly. Different to the Euro black model, US market will get it on two color options: Ceramic white and Carbon blue....

AT&T to Lick Failed Merger Wounds with Higher Rates

Not so long ago, AT&T attempted to purchase wireless carrier T-Mobile from parent company Deutsche Telekom in March of 2011. Due to a variety of legal and ethical reasons this bid for market dominance was officially abandoned on December 19, 2011. A condition of this buyout was upon failure, AT&T would have to directly pay...

Meet ACTA, the Global Threat

ACTA, Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, is another bill which tramples all over your civil liberties. The Internet is having a hard time fighting off bills that threaten creativity, like PIPA and SOPA, but now something far worse has come to play. In October 2007, the United States, the European Community, Switzerland, and Japan decided to branch together and...

HTC EVO 4G and EVO View 4G Added to Sprint’s List Of Device End-Of-Life

Not much ago we informed you about Sprint sending updates For HTC EVO 4G and EVO Design 4G which will remove the infamous Carrier IQ; well now it seems that not only Carrier IQ will be removed as the company included HTC EVO 4G and EVO View 4G on the most updated list of devices...

Google Sky Map Moving To Open Source

Of all the apps that Google has launched over the years the only one I use on a consistent basis is Sky Map. It was sad to learn that Google has opted to end major development of Sky Map, but the good news is that the app will go open source. That means rather than simply...

Android 4.0 ICS For HTC Flyer Coming Soon

Over the past two months, HTC has been rolling out Android 3.2 updates to the various HTC Flyer models available worldwide. The Honeycomb update gives the Flyer a new UI and access to tablet specific apps on the Android Market. But many Android enthusiasts have been ecstatic about the update, also there has been good acceptance...

Corning To Show Off Gorilla Glass 2

Gorilla Glass is tough, but it´s far from perfect, and Corning has been working to make the product's glass even better. We don´t have many details so far, but a Corning  spokesperson mentioned that the company's positioned to meet the challenge of accommodating phones and tablets with more functionality from thinner designs. According to the company´s...

Lenovo Looking Into Mobile World As Well

We all know that one of the main objectives of CES events is to show off their early development and see the reactions, based on that the new products are launched. Lenovo has been the biggest surprise during the CES 2012, showing their entertainment center all in one, televisions, computers, but this time also announced that...

Android to Soon be in Your Kitchen?

Google CEO Eric Schmidt said his software, which is known worldwide for its applications could be well suited to take control of appliances too. During the CES it has been talking a lot of Android and its implementation in televisions, but it seems that this is not enough for the CEO of the search engine...