f-fossil

Right from the get go, please be informed this isn’t a watch that’s got Android OS on it. Nuh-uh. That’s best left to the near future. The MetaWatch from Fossil Meta is supposed... to be a super accessory for Android phones, meaning vital info on your favorite gadget gets displayed on your wrist. So basically what you’ve got is not only a time piece, but a rather useful display...

f-robot

The big story is Google is actually intent—INTENT—on building robots with the help of a few partners. Put those Terminator fears aside though, cos what Google has in mind is basically a... workhorse for the benefit of the human race. The punchline is the robots Google wants to build use Android OS to execute a variety of commands plus cloud computing for extra oomph.

The reveal...

f-sideload

Sideloading isn’t exactly the optimal method to install your apps. After all, that’s what the Android Market’s for. Unfortunately sometimes you really need to install the app... without purchasing it again – after all, if you’ve bought it via alternate legal means, you probably won’t be able to fire up the Android Market just to buy it again or maybe, the app...

f-androidhacked

If you own a smartphone nowadays, it’s most likely running Android. The mobile OS’ market penetration is remarkable and is definitely a feather in a cap for the mind behind it at Google.... Unfortunately, as we all know, software has flaws and it sometimes takes awhile for to show. Researchers in Germany have uncovered a flaw that poses a potential security threat for a majority of users...

f-kindle

The main problem that Android tablets have nowadays is trying to match the iPad. Going head-to-head in terms of features, functionality, and design with Apple’s tablet juggernaut is a... daunting proposition. Apple’s early push has made it the benchmark of all future tablets; with a capacitive touchscreen and SSD, the iPad is a difficult beast to beat in terms of specs.

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When the Motorola XOOM  came out, it was packaged with Android 3.0. Well, as we all know, that number after Android keeps on moving at seemingly lightning-fast speeds for an OS. So, nowadays we’re... tinkering around with version 3.1 of Android.

Thankfully, the updates have finally arrived. According to Google officials, for the past few days, Verizon 3G customers have been getting their OS upda...

f-droidcharge

It is a very minor software update that has gotten everyone wondering whether it was drawn out of sheer compulsion. After all, Samsung’s Media Hub update for the Droid Charge phone, the 5.24 MB ED2,... merely provides a quick fix to the problem of downloading content beyond the 3G Network other than providing a pop up message bearing details of the size of the file being downloaded in a 4G coverage ar...

f-synology

In a nutshell, it is simply Dropbox reinvented to suit the growing needs of the Synology NAS (Network Attached Storage) community. You can now seamlessly (and remotely) manage and access all of your... DS Audio, DS Photo+ and DS Cam app files even when you’re on the go, thanks to the newly released DS File especially designed for the savvy Android phone user.

The DS File enables Syn...

musicbetashot

At the Google I/O conference recently held in San Francisco, Google unveiled their new music delivery service called Google Music. It’s a still-in-beta cloud-based server for music across various... platforms, chief of which would be Google’s own Android smartphones and tablets.

If you’re a stranger to Cloud Computing, it is simply a means of minimizing the need for data and hardw...

androidathome

As kids growing under a Mechanical Engineering father working at a refinery, we were constantly kept in the loop with the top technology and science magazines back in the day. One recurring article... we’ve always seen in them was these futuristic homes run by computers and power-saving smart appliances. It all seemed crazy then, but Google plans to change all that with Android @ Home.

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