Monthly Archives: May 2012

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus Finally Getting Official Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Update

It looks like Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Nexus will also be in the list to get the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS update. The IMM76K Android 4.0.4 upgrade fixes a number of problems found in the device.

The update fixes bugs with in-call audio quality, large text in e-mails, text message connectivity, calendar note association and display freeze.

If you own a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, it would probably be a very good idea for you to upgrade your device with the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS update.

Android ICS Update for 3 More LG Handsets Coming Up

Android is officially one of the best OSes for portable devices out there. So, it is no surprise that people would want the latest version of the OS for their device.

LG has released a couple of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich updates for some of their devices, but not all. Now, it seems that they have added 3 more devices to the upgrade list.

The LG Optimus LTE, Optimus LTE Tag and the Optimus Vu are the three phones that have been announced to get the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS update.

Lumia 610 Users are ‘Angry’: Skype, Angry Birds and Assassins Creed Not Compatible

Lumia 610 users are angry that they can’t have Angry Birds on their handset. To add more reasons for the anger Skype is also dysfunctional in the phone. The problem is a big setback for both Microsoft and Nokia.

Although a minority, there were many phone buffs who admits that Windows Phone OS is alluring than the Android. As Microsoft and Nokia launched the Lumia phones series, the message was clear for their rivals.

Lumia’s Windows UI appears to have better performance and style than its Android foes. Microsoft had set hardware standards for installing their Windows Software to ensure a HQ experience, which indeed helped them to avoid fragmentation issues Android have faced. This made the OS inaccessible for budget phone goers. Thus Lumia 610 happened, the first phone to employ a 258 MB RAM.

Leaked iPhone 5 Parts Appear Different from its Predecessors

Now as the Samsung Galaxy S3 hullabaloos are fading out, the lime light is back on to the Cupertino Phone makers. The upcoming iPhone avatar, likely to be titled as iPhone5 (or is it?) is getting ready in the Apple labs and rumors have already started to cook up.

And here we have some leaked photos of an entirely new case claims to be of the flagship Apple phone.  We assume this could probably be the phone cover for 6th installation of iPhone, as it matches up with some of the previously surfaced reports: touting a metal and glass rear case, and a new dock connector.

The leaked iPhone5 shell appears to have a screen size of 3.99 inches.

Samsung Galaxy III S Voice App Now Available for Download; Not Official Though

Ever longed for iPhone’s Siri-like app on your Android smartphone? We know the majority answer will be ‘YES’. Many have told us that they felt belittled when their iPhone touting friends boasted the facility. In case you are going to have a Samsung Galaxy SIII with S Voice app, you can stand heads up among your iPhone buddies.

However, if you don’t belong to either group, we say there is backdoor entry to get your hands on this technology if you own an Ice Cream Sandwich Android Phone.

Don’t go searching for the app on Google Play store; there is no way the exclusive Galaxy SIII S Voice app is listed there. But you may find it downloadable in APK file format in various websites.

Samsung Outs a Different Galaxy S III for South Korea

The Samsung Galaxy S III is already this month’s trending topic. The much awaited phone had send fans berserk over the novel features. No doubt S III has propelled brand Samsung to new heights.

It may also be noted that the design of the phone had invited scowls from many phone fads, but the phone has hit record pre-release orders.

Earlier, the iPhone 4S had faced a similar scenario on its release, but it never reflected a bit on its whopping sales. We also guess the same thing is happening over the 3rd edition Galaxy S.

Taking apart the mind-blowing innovations Sammy has brought to the technical aspect of the phone; it’s a blatant truth that SIII’s design did not match what people wanted.

Dell Latitude 10 Windows 8 Tablet Gears Up for Launch

Dell had sometime ago faced bad times with their tablets. But the company is not planning on taking the exit route soon. We say this because we hear that Dell will be launching a new Windows 8 based tablet called the Dell Latitude 10 soon.

The device is said to be spruced up with amazing specifications, which should be enough for anyone who wants a decent tablet.

The Dell Latitude 10 is powered by Microsoft Windows 8 OS and will carry an Intel Clover Trail Atom Dual Core processor for better than average power. The device will display a 10.1 inch HD capacitive multi-touch screen at a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

Acer Windows 8 Tablets for Computex Taipei Showcase

Between June 5 and 9, at the Computex Taipei 2012, Acer will exhibit their latest Tablet PCs that the world has been waiting for quite a while.

Acer, as you already have heard, launched its Iconia A510 10.1 inch tablet PC this month, while the Iconia A700, which is also a 10.1 inch tablet, will arrive this July.

The company has, during the first four months of the 2012, shipped around 400,000-450,000 units and expects to ship over 2 million units by the end of the year.

Although, Acer promises quality and performance, there will be an issue with the price for the customers as it is a Windows-based tablet and Windows based devices will cost a bit more than Android because of the Windows 8 licensing fees.

Run Your LG Nitro HD on Leaked Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS

With almost every phone out there running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS, any device carrying one of the lesser versions of the OS is considered not worthy of any attention. But a while back, Android 2.3 Gingerbread was the latest and anything which ran it was seen as a really good device.

LG Nitro HD is one such phone; it certainly had the crowd all up trying to buy the phone back then but not now. It was one of the first few 720p HD capable display-carrying smartphone at the time and was renowned for it.

LG Cayenne Makes an Appearance Via Leak

When it comes to smartphones, any new device catches our attention even though there are hundreds of devices out there already and they continue coming in like waves. LG is not a new participant in the war between the companies over smartphones.

In fact, the company has stood their ground rather well and now it seems like they have planned to release another one of their brilliant creations.

Photos of the new device called the LG LS860 simply called the LG cayenne have leaked and have created quite a stir in a crowd of LG fans and critics alike.