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HTC Elucidates Why Android 4.0 Update To Desire HD Canceled

HTC Elucidates Why Android 4.0 Update To Desire HD Canceled

Some days ago, we have reported about that the Android 4.0 upgrade to the HTC Desire HD has been officially canceled. Though, the smartphone’s hardware is almost similar to its newer phones that nicely runs on Ice Cream Sandwich. Previously, the reason of cancel was not clear. Now, HTC has elucidated that why the company cancelled the update of Ice Cream Sandwich to HTC Desire HD. Because of the Desire HD’s internal memory storage partition issue, the company couldn’t push for the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgradation.

By On July 31, 2012 Respond
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Motorola Rolling Out Android Jelly Bean To Xoom Tablet

Motorola Rolling Out Android Jelly Bean To Xoom Tablet

Motorola has announced that the company has started to roll out the latest version of the Android mobile operating system, called Jelly Bean, for one of its device. This update is only for the US users who have a Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi.

By On July 30, 2012 Respond
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Developer Claims Android App Store Is Designed For Piracy

Developer Claims Android App Store Is Designed For Piracy

Matt Gemmell, Scottish app developer, recently has written a lengthy post on his personal blog about Android’s app store piracy. He mentioned that using Android, users can pirate app from app store easily. The developer was furious about Google for not taking any action to stop the piracy. He also criticized about the business model that Google following for Android Apps market.

By On July 29, 2012 1 Response
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Android Game Price Drops Due To Unbelievably High Piracy Rate

Android Game Price Drops Due To Unbelievably High Piracy Rate

Madfinger Games has relaunched its most popular game Dead Trigger on Google Play. Previously, this game was available on Android for $0.99. After relaunch, this game is now available to download for Free. As reason, the game developer company said that piracy rate on Android devices were unbelievably high. That means, the piracy rates were out of control. Because of price dropping many users, who previously paid for the game, are posting angry one-star reviews on the page. Madfinger, developer of Dead Trigger said that it was forced to drop price.

By On July 26, 2012 Respond
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ASUS Transformer Pad, Prime And Infinity Will Get Jelly Bean Update

ASUS Transformer Pad, Prime And Infinity Will Get Jelly Bean Update

Previously, we have seen that Google and HTC have confirmed its smartphones would receive the Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) update. Now, Asus confirms that Android’s latest version called Jelly Bean will be coming to its various tablets. The company’s flagship tablets such as Transformer Pad, Transformer Prime and Transformer Infinity are in the line to get the update to Jelly Bean in the coming months. Asus is also saying, it is till not offering to upgrade the original Eee Pad Transformer or Eee Pad Slider.

By On July 24, 2012 Respond
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Android 4.0 Update To Desire HD Officially Canceled By HTC

Android 4.0 Update To Desire HD Officially Canceled By HTC

Recently, HTC has released a list of its Android smartphone devices that will get Android 4.0 update. But most interesting thing is that the Android 4.0 upgrade to the HTC Desire HD has been canceled yet again by HTC. Canada-base telecommunication company Telus has said that because of poor device performance, the HTC Desire HD will not get Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

By On July 24, 2012 Respond
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Father of Linux Gives Nexus 7 Thumbs Up –“It’s Solid”

Father of Linux Gives Nexus 7 Thumbs Up –“It’s Solid”

Linus Torvalds, the father of Linux operating system and the qualified grandfather of Android platform, has shared his thoughts on Google’s new tablet Nexus 7. He seemed to like it. His impressions were “So far: very positive.” Nexus 7 is getting really big fan following with its unaltered Android interface and rock-bottom price.

By On July 22, 2012 Respond
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Google Rolling Out Jelly Bean To Nexus S

Google Rolling Out Jelly Bean To Nexus S

Yesterday, we have covered that HTC will release Jelly Bean for its HTC One X, One XL and One S. Now, Google has confirmed through Google+ and Twitter account that it has started rolling out Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) to Nexus S phones on a number of carriers including T-Mobile, H3G, O2, Rogers as well as Vodafone in most countries.

By On July 21, 2012 Respond
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update May Come To Galaxy S2 And S3 Soon

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update May Come To Galaxy S2 And S3 Soon

Google has released Android 4.1 Jelly Bean earlier this month after its inauguration in Google I/O last month. Since, then different mobile vendors are rolling out Android Jelly Bean updates for their devices. For instance, HTC confirmed that its One series smartphones will get Jelly bean update. Now, the folks at SamMobile reported that Samsung is going to to push out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to its latest devices(Galaxy S2 And S3) in the market.

By On July 21, 2012 Respond
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HTC Confirms One X, One XL And One S Will Get Jelly Bean Update

HTC Confirms One X, One XL And One S Will Get Jelly Bean Update

When Google released its latest Android version 4.1 called Jelly Bean then major smartphone intended to update their devices to this latest version. Today, HTC has confirmed through a statement that the HTC One X, One XL and One S will be receiving update to Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). But HTC did not mention any specific date for update.

By On July 20, 2012 Respond
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Hacker Finds Android JellyBean “Pretty Difficult” To Exploit

Hacker Finds Android JellyBean “Pretty Difficult” To Exploit

Google’s Android operating system for mobile platform has been lambasted for a long time to have a poorer security when compared to other mobile platforms such as iOS by Apple. Hackers in the past have been able to make use of a number of exploits in the earlier versions of Android OS. However, with the latest release of Android JellyBean, Google seems to have ramped up security for its OS.

By On July 17, 2012 Respond
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Full Featured XBMC Media Center Launched For Android

Full Featured XBMC Media Center Launched For Android

XBMC (Xbox Media Center) is an excellent, well-reputed and free open-source cross-platform media player. The software is quite popular among the open-source community and is widely used. The developer team of XBMC has now expanded its horizon further. The team has now extended its support for the Android platform. And, it is a full featured version of XBMC for Android.

By On July 15, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean On Kindle Fire (With ROM)

[Tutorial] How To Install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean On Kindle Fire (With ROM)

Good news for the Kindle Fire owners. Amazon Kindle Fire comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread build on preloaded apps and access media from Amazon’s store. But now Kindle Fire owners can also Google’s latest mobile operating system Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on their device. Earlier, we have covered “How To Install Custom ROM In Samsung Galaxy S III”. This time we will show how to install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean On Kindle Fire. Find the detailed procedure below.

By On July 12, 2012 Respond
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US Court Temporarily Lifts Sales Ban On Galaxy Nexus

US Court Temporarily Lifts Sales Ban On Galaxy Nexus

Earlier we have published many news regarding Apple vs Samsung’s patent violations. The more days are passing, the more the battle between this two giants are getting deeper and interesting. A couple of weeks ago, Galaxy Nexus was banned in the US. The latest news is that the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has suspended that sales ban of Galaxy Nexus in US temporarily.

By On July 8, 2012 Respond
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With Camera Launcher For Nexus 7 Now You Can Take Photos

With Camera Launcher For Nexus 7 Now You Can Take Photos

It’s known that Nexus 7 has no rear camera. Therefore Google developers hasn’t made any camera app. In fact, Google only wanted the front camera for the basic video chats and other conferences. For this, users couldn’t take photos and record videos at their will. But, a familiar Android developer recently has released an app that allows the users snap photos and record videos using front-facing camera of Nexus 7 at their will.

By On July 7, 2012 Respond
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