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How to Root the LG Optimus 3D P920

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The latest version of the Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 may have come out with the latest Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone, but it’s possible to get it for your LG Optimus 3D P920 through rooting your phone. A word of warning however: rooting your device voids the warranty and the only way to restore the warranty is by installing the original stock firmware. Before proceeding to root the LG Optimus 3D phone, there are a few things that need to be done: Before You Start Ensure that the phone is left with a charge of at least 70% so that it…

Dual Core Comparison – nVidia’s Tegra 2 vs. TI’s OMAP 4

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Go through the lists of hardware specifications of the various popular dual-core Android devices, and you’ll likely notice two processors frequently come up. These would be nVidia’s Tegra 2 and Texas Instrument’s OMAP 4. And while the former was a little more favored by the earlier models such as the Motorola Atrix, lately it seems that the 4th generation of TI’s OMAP (Open Multimedia Application Platform) is gaining ground with the mobile device manufacturers. A good example here would be the Droid Bionic, a smart phone initially reported to be powered by a Tegra 2 processor but eventually reached store…

Predictions: What Android Phones Will Get Ice Cream Sandwich

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After the big announcement made In Hong Kong, the Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 were officially announced. We were all left wondering if our beloved Android phone would be getting the update to Android 4.0, also known as Ice Cream Sandwich. Well, we have put together a nice list of our predictions of what devices will, what devices might, and what device will not be getting official ICS updates. With contracts, and over $500-off-contract prices for new phones like the Galaxy Nexus, which is coming next month, we’d like to keep our current phone around as long as possible – right? Phones…

Skype Updated for a Whole Wackload of Android Devices With Better Video Chat & More

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Well it’s about time! According to Skype’s official changelog, their Android app will be adding video chat functionality to over 14 new devices. The update isn”t without its growing pains though, as it looks like Skype is planning to further monetize their burgeoning free service by way of a few ads here and there. Either way, as one of the world’s most popular video/messaging/free calling services, it’s good to see, and more importantly, it’s good for everyone and especially the new near 600,000 Android device owners being added daily. I read somewhere a few weeks back that at any given…

LG – Things Are Not “Looking Good” – A Critical Look at LG in 2011 and Beyond

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LG is no longer a foreign name among Android lovers. They have set their footprints in the heart of consumers — or have they? The First Dual-Core Phones, Half The Excitement The LG Optimus 2X was one of the first dual-core phone to hit the market, back in early 2011. I remember it well, as I switched from the Samsung Captivate to it. It was nice to handle and browsed impressively fast, but not without its own share of growing pains. Initially, I was more impressed by the dual-core, dual-channel memory LG Optimus 3D, but that was delayed at that…

Sharp’s New Glasses-free 3D Android Smartphone Comes with 8-megapixel Dual-lens Cam

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LG has the Optimus 3D and HTC has the EVO 3D–both smartphones featuring glasses-free 3D display and 3D image capture. Add to that Sharp’s recently announced glasses-free 3D smartphone, the Sharp Aquos Phone SH8298U. Sharp announced last week its next 3D-capable Android smartphone after the Sharp Lynx 3D. The Sharp Aquos Phone SH8298U has a 4.2-inch glasses-free 3D display with qHD (960×540) resolution. The glasses-free 3D display enables the user to view 3D content without using specialized eyewear. A single-core, 1.4-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 processor powers Android 2.3 Gingerbread, along with 2 gigabytes of internal storage and 512 MB of…

LG Planning to Trim Down LG Optimus 3D Waistline

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LG is planning to bring out in 2012 an updated and slimmer version of the LG Optimus 3D, one of the developers of the 3D handset told Pocket-lint early this week. Henry Noh, who was on the development team for the LG Optimus 3D, explained that the current build of LG Optimus 3D isn’t the “ slimmest and sexiest phone on the street” and that they want to make it slimmer. LG’s main reason for enhancing this 3D-capable phone—aside from providing improved specs—is to keep in line with competitors for a slimmer phone chassis next year. Thus, LG intends to…

AT&T to Release LG Thrill 4G for US$100 on September 4

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AT&T’s “first dual-core, dual-channel RAM processor” smartphone targeted at mobile entertainment fans is set for release this Sunday, September 4. AT&T confirmed on Facebook yesterday that the LG Thrill 4G will be available for US$100 starting on Sunday. Here’s AT&T’s post on Facebook: Our world is in 3D and your smartphone is your world. Starting Sunday, September 4, your smartphone can be in 3D, with the new LG Thrill 4G with glasses-free 3D for just $99.99. Tell us what you’d do first with a 3D camera! http://social.att.com/otl The LG Thrill 4G’s release date on AT&T has been moved several times,…

Best Dual Core Android Phones from US Carriers

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Some time soon, you might find the single core processing power of your smartphone won’t be enough to support all the mobile features you want to try out. Luckily, there are Android phones with dual core parallel processing that are already on the market, and there’s many more scheduled for release in the market soon. Upgrading can always be a challenge, so to help you make a more informed decision, here’s a brief presentation of these current and upcoming super Android phones that the carriers are or will be offering. Verizon: Droid Bionic Droid Bionic is Motorola’s yet to be…

LG Thrill 4G Release Date Slides to August 21

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An internal memo allegedly from Radio Shack announced a new release date of August 21 for the LG Thrill 4G because of “a launch delay from AT&T.” The LG Thrill 4G is supposed to be launched this coming August 7. The memo also states that Radio Shack will continue to accept preorders for the LG Thrill 4G until August 15. An accompanying purchase of a Radio Shack Gift Card worth US$50 is required for handset reservations. Those who have made earlier reservations for the LG Thrill 4G will still have a handset reserved for them for store pick-up on August…