What could Odin, a Norse mythology major god and the ruler of Asgard, have to do with Sony, the Japan-based multinational conglomerate known to us Android geeks for the Xperia line of smartphones? That’s the million dollar question we’re all asking ourselves after hearing that Sony’s 2013 flagship phone could be codenamed “Odin”.
The One X might not be as popular as the Samsung Galaxy S3, but, when you get it for free, that’s not important. What is important is that, by going to Amazon Wireless and signing up to a new 2-year AT&T contract, you will be able to purchase the HTC One X in either gray or white for just $0.01.
It shouldn’t take long now for the official Android 4.1 update to hit the HTC One X, but if you feel like you simply can’t wait anymore there is one way to flash a rather stable unofficial Jelly Bean port on your phone.
October is looking like a very hot month for Google and its Nexus devices. The company is rumored to unveil Android 4.2 – which is believed to be just an incremental Jelly Bean update rather than a full blown Key Lime Pie upgrade – that will be found aboard a variety of new Nexus devices.
Word on the street is that Google will announce a new incremental Android update when unveiling this year’s new Nexus-branded handsets, Android 4.2, which is apparently still going to be called Jelly Bean. And it looks like the new software version has already been spotted in server logs by Android Police.
Motorola and Intel’s joint venture, the RAZR i, is slowly making its way into more territories. After its initial release in the UK, the RAZR i now finds itself in a new market, Brazil. This device will be the exact same device that we previously saw during Motorola’s and Intel’s event in London last month.
The LG Nexus rumors keep coming up these days, and we’re almost certain that we’re going to see the first LG Nexus handset ever reach stores this winter. We now have a new report talking about the device, this time from CNET, which is apparently able to confirm that “the phone will be a modified version of the Optimus G.
The Intel-powered Razr i and the international version of the Razr HD will have their bootloaders unlocked, according to Motorola’s website. This includes the Canadian version of the device, carried by Rogers.
While the Galaxy S3 was launched less than six months ago, the first Galaxy S4 rumors started hitting the web a few weeks ago. In fact, we’re looking today at a new Sam Mobile report that reveals that Samsung is already working on 2013 devices that would feature 3GB of RAM.
Android in itself is pretty intuitive, but not everybody finds it easy to use, especially in the case of skinned versions of the operating system, such as HTC’s Sense or Samsung’s TouchWiz. Luckily, Samsung has prepared a handy guide that might prove helpful to those looking to make the most of their Galaxy Note 2.