We’re only a couple of days away of the Droid Razr HD and Maxx HD’s launches, but before Moto’s new flagship devices can see the light of day, the mid-range Razr M and Razr i are continuing their gradual global conquering.
Right on cue, the Asus PadFone 2 has just been officially unveiled in Taipei, Taiwan. While the second launch event in Milan won’t start until a couple more hours, which we believe is the one intended for the global audience, here’s what we can tell you about its launch party in Asus’ home country.
By now you should already master the art of pulling down the notification tray on your phone. In Android 4.2, as the embedded video shows, you can now pull down a second notification on top of the first one, but the second layer contains only quick settings.
Android fans probably know that LG’s recently unveiled flagship Android smartphone is coming to America via AT&T and Sprint. But the two mobile operators that are going to carry it did not offer any availability details for the LG Optimus G, at least until today.
While the Motorola RAZR i has yet to show itself in the North American market, it has managed to make the rounds to many countries in Europe and even Latin America. Now it seems that the RAZR i is even coming to China with a slightly redesigned look and a new name.
Not too long ago we talked about how Flash was finally shutting down support for Android. Flash is considered the loser in a war against HTML5, and Adobe apparently stopped fighting against the inevitable. With that in mind, how well do mobile devices really support the growing HTML5 standard? Phone Arena decided to find out by performing an iPhone 5 versus the Samsung Galaxy S3 comparison.
Owners of the unlocked GSM Galaxy Nexus should start checking for updates, as Android 4.1.2 is coming to the device via an over the air update today. Seeing that the Nexus 7 received the same update last week, this is hardly a surprise.
Last weekend Android Authority reported on leaked promotional pictures of the Asus PadFone 2 and the PadFone Station. We also showed a brief video that had a closer look at the device. Now we have a two new videos that give a more hands-on look at the PadFone and the docking station.
In only a few months some of you should be able to enjoy the “buttery smooth” experience of the latest Android version on a handheld that’ll only cost around $220. With no contract. The bad news? It might not enjoy a large-scale release, being for now only confirmed as hitting Brazil.
A couple of pictures emerged on Picasa that supposedly show a Sony-made Nexus device. Titled Sony Nexus X, the images show a phone that shares a lot of the design elements of the Xperia T and other recent devices launched by the Japanese giant, but in one of the pictures, you can see that the phone sports Google’s logo.