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droid-iphone

Two of the most sought-after handsets, the Samsung Droid Charge and the iPhone 4S 16 GB, are making their way into people’s Christmas wish lists. Each phone carries its own trademark features, which make it very difficult to choose between two good products. This comparison will help you get an…

android-update

AT&T and Samsung have just announced that an over-the-air upgrade for Android 2.3.6 has begun pushing out to AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket.  The update is expected to resolve the Google Voice Search issue. Galaxy S2 Skyrocket users are hoping that they could finally use Google Voice Search after the…

transformer-prime

Canadians should get themselves ready – their pockets and wallets, that is – for the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime is hitting Staples Canada anytime soon. Many have seen that Staples Canada has already listed the Transformer Prime as “coming soon” on the Staples website. There have been rumors or…

exynos

Just when you are still trying to catch your breath over the Samsung Galaxy S II, the Korean company seems to have started testing possible processors to put on the the Galaxy S II’s successor, aptly and fondly codenamed the Samsung Galaxy S III. A likely candidate is Samsung’s own…

Android Pattern Unlock Now Google’s Patent

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by on November 20, 2011 11:41 pm
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pattern-unlock

After Apple acquired the patent for the Slide to Unlock feature for all iPhone phones, Google has also been officially awarded last week the patent for the Android pattern unlock feature. Pattern Unlock  sets Android apart from Apple’s iOS and is, perhaps, the chief reason why Google wanted a patent…

game-command

Qualcomm recently announced the sequel to the Snapdragon GamePack that it launched last July this year.  Adding to the more than a hundred game titles already in the Snapdragon GamePack, Qualcomm is planning to release the new Snapdragon GameCommand games early next year. GameCommand is an application where users will…

easter-egg-androi

It has become a tradition for Google engineers to put Easter eggs in every Android version that comes out of their kitchen, and Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) is no exemption.  In the Gingerbread, Google placed a horde of zombies, while it was a buzzing bee, of course, for Honeycomb.  This…

adobe-touch-apps

Creative artists, designers, and plain ol’ doodlers might rejoice in Adobe’s recently published suite of Android apps for artistic creations.  Called Adobe Touch Apps, the suite comes as individual graphic application packages, with each one available for US$10.00 from the Android Market. The Touch Apps suite includes the following: Photoshop…

LG-Nitro

Bell Canada recently launched LG’s 720p HD smartphone, the LG Optimus LTE, said to one of the chief competitors of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.  The praises it received on the first day of launch brought intrigue and high hopes that the LG contender would be brought stateside, and since both…