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Samsung details Pico Projector accessory for Galaxy devices

By AndroidPress | OnTuesday, December 4th, 2012 - No Comments »

Samsung‘s slowly been getting into Pico Projectors as of late, and now they’ve announced a brand new projector specifically with their Android Galaxy smartphones and tablets in mind. Earlier this year they released the Samsung Galaxy Beam smartphone with a built-in projector [see our review] but this is a dedicated Pico Projector. More details below. It’s called the Samsung EAD-R10 mini pico projector and is currently available in South Korea. This isn’t quite a full featured. 

Beautiful Widgets updated with Jelly Bean support

By AndroidPress | OnTuesday, December 4th, 2012 - No Comments »

So, you’ve either got a new handset that came running Jelly Bean out of the box, or you’re lucky enough to have received a Jelly Bean update already. There are a number of cool things you can do in Jelly Bean, and lately we’ve been seeing a lot of developers pushing updates for their apps that add new features for Jelly Bean. One of the apps getting support for Jelly Bean today is Beautiful Widgets, and looking at the list of what’s new over on the app’s Google Play. 

Google I/O 2013 dates set for May 15th-17th

By AndroidPress | OnTuesday, December 4th, 2012 - No Comments »

Get ready to clear your calendar and get ready for some Android goodness from our friends at Google. One of our favorite events of the year was just announced. Google I/O 2013 will begin on May 15th and run for 3 days again this year, wrapping up on the 17th. This is Google’s biggest event of the year where will learn about the next version of Android, Key Lime Pie, and much much more. Google just dropped the news this afternoon on their official Google Developers Twitter and didn’t. 

Android distribution numbers for November see Jelly Bean making gains

By AndroidPress | OnTuesday, December 4th, 2012 - No Comments »

Google has released the Android platform distribution numbers for November, and things are starting to look up for Jelly Bean. Whereas Jelly Bean only held a 2.7% share in October, it was up to 6.7% in November. That’s not too bad when you think about the sheer number of Android handsets out there, but of course, Gingerbread is still reigning supreme as it’s running on 50.8% of handsets according to the data. That number is actually down from 54.2% in October, so it seems that a fair. 

Samsung S Pebble music player coming to the US

By AndroidPress | OnTuesday, December 4th, 2012 - No Comments »

When Samsung announced their extremely popular Galaxy S III flagship smartphone earlier this year, along with it was a neat little music player. It was called the Samsung S Pebble, came in the same Pebble Blue color option, and obviously was shaped like a little stone. It has been for sale internationally but new details are now confirming the tiny little media player is headed to the US. According to SammyHub, Samsung will re-brand the S Pebble as the Samsung Muse music player and it will launch. 

Verizon Selects starts this week – optional targeted advertising for mobile

By AndroidPress | OnTuesday, December 4th, 2012 - No Comments »

We have some important news to share with you guys on Verizon Wireless today. This week the carrier will be starting their new program called “Verizon Selects” and you’ll want to be on the lookout for the email or text from Big Red. This is essentially Verizon’s new mobile advertising plan but you’ll want to read on for the full details and see if you’d like to opt-in, or opt-out. I’ll go for the latter. If you agree to take part in Verizon Selects you’ll. 

Rockstar shows off Grand Theft Auto: Vice City for Android

By AndroidPress | OnTuesday, December 4th, 2012 - No Comments »

In case you guys haven’t heard the news, the developers behind the Grand Theft Auto franchise are bringing another classic to Android. After GTA III was extremely popular on Android smartphones and tablets, they are now set to release the popular Vice City this week. It will be available starting Thursday, the 10th anniversary of the game, and today they are teasing us with a few in-game screenshots. The new screenshots posted today appear to have come from an iPad, but the graphics and. 

Nabi Jr. $99 Tegra tablet is aimed at toddlers

By AndroidPress | OnTuesday, December 4th, 2012 - No Comments »

Yup, you read that title right. If your toddlers and young ones are screaming for more power on their Android tablet the folks from Nabi have just the device for you this holiday season. We’ve reviewed the Nabi Tegra 3 tablet before, but this new Nabi Jr. is aimed at the little ones in your household. With a 5-inch display, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and more. If your toddlers aren’t happy playing with your smartphone and want their own device, or you’d rather not keep giving. 

Motorola RAZR HD LTE Review [video]

By AndroidPress | OnTuesday, December 4th, 2012 - No Comments »

Following up on the Atrix HD review, Motorola was generous enough to send us their current flagship, the RAZR HD LTE. After getting the chance to play with it for a week or so, I can definitely say I’m impressed. This phone hits a lot of the points to look for, and with Motorola’s recent buyout by Google, there is a new found appreciation for the rooting crew. Hardware This phone is built tough. It is built with a Kevlar backing, airplane grade aluminum around the edges, and the well. 

TomTom for Android Review

By AndroidPress | OnTuesday, December 4th, 2012 - No Comments »

TomTom has  been in the Navigation game for a long time, mainly focusing on standalone GPS units. But with the proliferation of smartphones, many users are finding the need to buy another piece of hardware unnecessary. Many have been turning to mobile apps that can do it all on the device you carry around, especially Google Nav. There have been several different Navigation apps for Android, but not many have been able to dethrone Google. On the iOS front, they have had several options for a while.. 

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