Feels like we’ve posted the link to Motorola’s Android 4.0 upgrade timeline a dozen times already, but here it is once more. You should know by now that the ICS update for Motorola Droid 4 is supposed to come in “early Q3”, as stated on the website – and you have probably been waiting forever for it. While this means it’s already a couple of weeks late, there’s actually some good news ahead.
According to Droid 4 owners who have registered themselves on the official forum, they have received e-mails from Moto about an upcoming soak test rolling out for Droid 4. There’s no official word yet that it’s the elusive ICS firmware, but we would be [...]
In addition to the plethora of apps and utilities current smartphones can offer, they can be further customized to aid us with various daily routines, such as starting and stopping the engine of a scooter or popping open the seat latch. That’s exactly what Brad Nelson, an ingenious Android smartphone owner who also happens to be a Kymco ZX50 scooter driver, did. He customized his scooter to respond to gesture-based commands issued from his Motorola Droid 4 via Bluetooth. Thus, the Bluition, or a Bluetooth Scooter Ignition was born.
The home-made Android application / scooter tweak is shown in the video below, and while there’s certain lag [...]
You loved your Android phone back home, but what if it won’t work when you head to Europe for a two-week vacation? What if you’re in Japan for a business trip and your Android smartphones data plan isn’t working because your carrier’s coverage is nowhere to be found? Thankfully, it looks like more and more carriers are opening up their devices to be compatible with networks abroad.
GSM and CDMA are the two primary connectivity protocols used by today’s mobile devices. GSM is the dominant connectivity standard, and is very popular in Europe, Canada, and pretty much the rest of the world. LTE is based off the GSM standard.
For a device to earn ‘world [...]
The Motorola Droid 4 is definitely getting some attention from the developers, especially with another recently released ICS-based ROM for the device. This time it’s an AOKP (Android Open Kang Project) ROM, which is also an AOSP-based ROM.
If you have tried other ICS-based custom ROMs for this device, you ought to check this out and experience more customization options (said to be better than other ICS-based ROMs for this device), as well as greater speed and performance.
This ROM was developed by XDA Developers member Hashcode, who ported the AOKP ROM to the Droid 4. In terms of development status, the ROM is still in beta stage, which means that there [...]