By ERIC LIMER, For as crazily sci-fi as Google Glass is, it’s been missing a big feature until just now: a web browser. Thanks to this month’s big update to the specs, you can finally dispense with one-use apps and surf the whole web like a real person. Kinda. As you can imagine, the logistics of navigating
By Michael Gorman, What the Atrix 4G first promised, it looks like the folks at Canonical may deliver. Think back to CES 2011, when Motorola showed us a future where our phone was the only computing device we would need — only to leave us wanting when its webtop app didn’t deliver the requisite functionality for such a future. Well,
By Alan Henry, Android: If you’ve ever forgotten a USB cable and need a way to transfer data to your Android phone from your PC (or vice versa), Software Data Cable is a free app for Android that turns your phone into a networked storage device you can browse from your computer, no cables attached.
By Dustin Earley, The default music player in Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, leaves much to be desired in the way of customization. There are options to change some of the settings for Google Music and playback, but that’s about as far as customizations go. The fine folks behind CyanogenMod are looking to change that, for
By Sean Cooper, Now that Google Music has finally clawed its way out of the realm of beta-ware, anybody in the US can sign up to play without an invitation. Of course, that leaves many folks out of the equation, so we thought it a good time to point out at least one other route
By Kevin Krause, The day many have been waiting for is here…if you live in the UK, that is. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is now available for purchase and the phone’s landing page has been updated to reflect as much, providing links to snag the phone via Phone4u, Three UK, Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone, and O2.
By Zach Honig, We just got word from Google of an Android-themed event next week, with little more than the words “These Go to Eleven” right up top — a reference to a phrase from the 1984 mockumentary This is Spinal Tap. To top things off, the email came from “Nigel Tufnel,” Christopher Guest’s character
By Kevin Krause, Via the Google TV blog, the Android 3.0 update for Google’s smart TV platform is ready to go. The new release features improvements in four key areas, everything from a simplified and easy-to-use user interface to the inclusion of the Android Market for access to more apps than ever. Other tent-pole elements
By Chris Chavez, Amazon’s Kindle Fire made big headlines not so much because of the features or specs it housed but more because of its lower-than-expected $200 price tag. If you thought that was cheap wait until you see the $35 Aakash Android tablet launching next month in India. The tablet was developed as a
By Brad Molen, Google has taken the stage in Hong Kong to make the next version of Android OS, nicknamed Ice Cream Sandwich, a thing of reality. Better known as Android 4.0 appears to offer a massive redesign to the user interface and adds a plethora of new features. So here’s what’s new: first, we’re