The Jelly Bean-based CyanogenMod 10 continues its march in the Android scene and now that Google has released the stock ROM images, developers have everything needed to start porting Android 4.1 to their favorite devices.
The latest ones to start enjoying CyanogenMod 10 are the Samsung Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Mini, devices which otherwise would’ve never seen the light of Android 4.1. And the kicker is, they run it surprisingly well. Read more »
Windows 8 is coming in the end of October and to ensure its adoption goes as smooth as possible, Microsoft has announced the new Wedge Mobile Keyboard and Wedge Touch Mouse.
The Wedge Mobile Keyboard keyboard is meant for tablets so it isn’t some simple Bluetooth keyboard with Windows 8-specific keys. No, it comes with a special cover which hides some nifty tricks under its sleeve. Read more »
Here at GSMArena, phones and tablets are our bread and butter, but our love for tech is by no means limited to them. So imagine our excitement when we got the opportunity to test a gadget which reads your thoughts and allows you to do cool things with it on your computer.
The gadget in question is called EPOC and is made by Emotiv. It’s a futuristic looking headset, which reads your brain activity via the scalp of your head and translates it into various actions. With that in mind, I was particularly excited with Professor Xavier and his powerful telepathic powers immediately popping into my head. Sadly, this isn’t the case… yet. Read more »
The third Christopher Nolan Batman movie, the Dark Knight Rises, is starting to hit cinemas, and Gameloft has just launched the official Dark Knight Rises mobile game to accompany the premiere.
The game looks stunning which justifies the pretty high $6.99 (£4.99) price tag it carries. Gameloft also says it’s optimized for the Google Nexus 7, so it’s a perfect title to spend your $25 Play Store credit that comes with it. Read more »
Microsoft has published its revenue reports for the Q2 and full-year 2012 (its fiscal year begins July 1) and it turns out this was one of the best fiscal years for the software giant.
With revenue of $73.72 billion and $18.06 billion for the full 2012 fiscal year and Q2 respectively, Microsoft is looking forward to Windows Phone 8 and its desktop brethren with a unmatched levels of optimism. Read more »
The Apple vs. Samsung war going on in courts all over the world saw a rather interesting turn of events yesterday.
UK judge Birss ordered Apple to put out advertisements in various newspapers and magazines stating that Samsung “did not copy iPad”. Additionally, Apple has to post a notice on its website for at least six months stating the above. Read more »
Replacing a hammer with a smartphone isn’t something we haven’t seen before. However, there’s now a new kid on the block that wants to test its toughness by hammering a few nails, and that’s the Oppo Finder.
Yep, the thinnest smartphone in the world has decided to chime in and demonstrate its hammer-replacing capabilities. Check out in the video below how it did. Read more »
The new Dropbox update isn’t about increased space. Instead, the company has announced some novelties in the folder sharing options.
Now, when sharing a folder with your buddies or colleagues you can explicitly specify who can re-share it and invite more people to access it. Granted, the update isn’t as major as some of the service’s most recent, but it’s a nice addition to have. Read more »
The HTC HD2 has something that a very few phones have and that’s a strong developer community behind them. That’s why HTC HD2 owners can now enjoy Android 4.1 Jelly Bean running on their beloved device.
The ROM, despite being in pre-alpha state, has the basics covered. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Calls and Data are working, but unfortunately camera and video playback are still not supported. Read more »
Even though in an early stages of development, CyanogenMod 10 is gaining speed. First, it was the LG Optimus 4X HD running an early preview and now we’ve got the Samsung Galaxy S II I9100G’s CM10 ROM.
Recognized developer Codeworkx has successfully made a CyanogenMod 10 based ROM for the I9100G, which however isn’t recommended as an everyday driver for inexperienced users. Read more »
Welcome to the age of the quad-core Android behemoths! As it happens, there are currently just four of them in existence and we have all of them in our office ready to flex some multi-core muscle.
The smartphones in question, as most of you probably know, are the Samsung Galaxy S III, HTC One X, Meizu MX 4-core and the LG Optimus 4X HD. They all have some serious processing power from Samsung and Nvidia at their hearts, using the Exynos 4 quad and Tegra 3 chipsets. But which one is the best? That’s what we are going to find out soon, but until the complete shootout is ready we thought we might give you a teaser and give you an idea of what to expect. Read more »
After the release of some initial details of what the Jelly Bean-powered CyanogenMod 10 is going to be about, we can now finally see it in action.
CyanogenMod’s Ricardo Cerquiera has decided to show an early alpha version running on the LG Optimus 4X HD. Not only that, but it runs quite decently, too. Read more »
It’s been far too long since any new information on Grand Theft Auto V was released, but now we’ve got two screenshots to feast our eyes on while waiting for more.
The screenshots confirm that the action is going to take place in San Andreas, but we knew that from the teaser trailer already. However, a Rockstar representative confirmed in an online Q&A session that more information will be coming our way soon. Read more »
There’s more to the Google Nexus 7 than meets the eye. Quirky unboxings aside, it turns out the Nexus 7 is also sporting a magnetic sensor.
That’s right, the Nexus 7 supports smart covers. A lucky early owner of the tablet decided to go for a hunt of the magnetic sensor, in spite of the risk of ruining his tablet. Read more »
Tiny Wings was such a huge hit on iOS that it gave the start to a whole new genre of mobile games and now its creators have announced that we are about to get its sequel.
Tiny Wings 2 is also expected to hit the Google Play Store soon after the iOS release (which should happen in two days). To build up some hype ahead of the imminent release, the developers also released a trailer video. Read more »