Android-Update-Adobe

Adobe has released a new version of its Flash Player for Android that fixes some critical security bugs. The new version of Flash, which, incidentally, is also available for Windows, Linux... and OS X, fixes security vulnerabilities in Flash Player 11.1.115.6 and earlier versions for Android 4.x, and Flash Player 11.1.111.6 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x. These vulnerabiliti...

Samsung Galaxy Captivate

Those of us who don’t own the Samsung Galaxy S Captivate – on AT&T – have probably forgotten that Samsung has not yet released an official update to Gingerbread, until today... that is. Now I can finally pick up my Captivate off my desk and update it to Android 2.3 using Samsung Kies.

Listed below are some of the benefits of the upgrade:

Download management New lay...
htc-rezound

HTC doesn’t have a lot of strong brand phones, like the iPhone or Galaxy S II, or even the Nexus, which is Google’s brand, and I believe that is hurting their potential. That’s... especially true lately when they’ve been releasing phone after phone with little similarities between them. The Evo brand was pretty good, but it started to fade away, in part because of the reason...

thunderbolt-htc-gingerbread

The HTC Thunderbolt has a had a pretty hard time getting the upgrade from Froyo to Gingerbread. We’ve seen leaks, and rumors galore about the update. Not to mention the fact that the official... OTA got yanked, which has gotten Thunderbolt users pretty frustrated, and perhaps looking to change to a different device – maybe the Galaxy Nexus? As far as we know, the Galaxy Nexus rumored to be a...

Kindle-Fire-Vs-Samsung-Galaxy-Note

The Samsung Galaxy Note is a 5.3″ device that should be the biggest, yet still pocketable, Android device once it’s on the market. It blurs the line between a tablet and a smartphone.... You could watch videos on it, play games, browse the web and read books, too.  This is why it could a much more portable reading and media consumption device, while still being pocketable, than something...

htc-vigor-iphone-5-nexus-prime-feature

There are 2 upcoming next-gen phones that will offer the the iPhone 5 incredible competition product-wise, especially if the “iPhone 5″ will be just an upgraded iPhone 4. Those phones... are the Android Ice-Cream Sandwich powered Nexus Prime (which might actually be split in 2 versions: a global one called Galaxy Nexus, and a Verizon one called Droid Prime), and HTC’s latest superpho...

huawei-honor

I’ve been watching Huawei lately, and I like to compare their rise in the smartphone market with the rise of HTC. Just like HTC, they were once just an OEM for other companies, making... phones under those companies’ brands. They still do that, but they are increasingly becoming more popular in the smartphone market under their own brand name.

That’s didn’t h...

PantechBreakout-550x248

When Verizon’s first LTE phone came out (HTC Thunderbolt), people were a little disappointed. It wasn’t because of the speed of LTE, because that surely impressed. It wasn’t... even about the specs per se – it didn’t have a dual core processor – because even though many people were expecting dual core phones, they were just coming out in the market, so it wa...

Netflix-support

That took a while, but better late than never. I actually didn’t expect them to bring the Netflix app to all Android 2.2 and 2.3 devices so quickly, mainly because they’ve said it’s... a DRM issue, and they want to protect the content on the behalf of the content owners. Either those content owners changed their minds recently, or Netflix managed to convince them that it won’t be so b...

android-chart

Google has just released a new chart with how much market share each Android version has. This is to help developers figure out what are the platforms they should be developing for. For example, the... Android 1.5-1.6 versions have less than 3% of the market now, so most developers would probably consider it safe to move on from supporting those users, and save development time and money. It’s...