Do you remember Java? The programing language which Microsoft and SUN fought over, which led to Microsoft completely dropping all Java support for Windows XP for a period of time? Apparently, Oracle has taken issue with how Google has made use of the language in its Android operating system, and has responded by suing the
Have you played around with Google’s Street View feature, only to find yourself caught on camera at your most unglamorous moment? If so, there may be hope yet, for a computer science student has written a software which serves only one purpose: to make the people in the photographs vanish without a trace. Read on
Google is finally putting an end to the Wave project, a move which isn’t unexpected due to lack of user interest. The Google Wave is designed as a communication and collaborative web tool.
Are you game on testing out a new, experimental and highly unstable browser? If so, Google has got just the thing for you: a special Canary Build of its popular Chrome web browser. Be warned though; the developers have stated that Canary is expected to break very often. Read on to find out more.
HTC has released its Froyo update for the EVO 4G. Meanwhile, a system software update (2.05.707.1) has been made available for the HTC Legend. Just pure coincidence?
If you haven’t bought your HTC phone yet, check out this piece of good news. HTC Singapore has announced a price revision for their Android, Windows and Brew MP smartphones which take effect on 1 August.
If you are the kind of person who uploads long videos (with added emphasis on the world ‘long’), to Youtube, this announcement from the online video portal may be of interest to you. Effective immediately, all users are now allowed to upload clips of up to 15 minutes on a free account. Read on to
It was not too long ago that LG has launched their Optimus smartphone. And close to the end of July, the Korean manufacturer has announced the new Android-based Optimus Z.
Dell has announced that it will be launching a 5-inch tablet-phone this summer. Called Dell Streak (formerly Mini 5), the portable device is based on Google’s Android OS version 1.6, though it will have the option to the updated 2.2 (Froyo) by the end of this year.
Well, we did inform you to get your Nexus One quickly if you wanted one, because Google was going to pull the plug on it at any time. And it seemed that the search giant had finally made its move: effective today, the Nexus One will cease to be offered for sale on its website.
If you want to get Google’s very own flagship Nexus One smartphone for youself, you might want to move fast: in addition to discontinuing its online sales page, the company also plans to completely cease offering the handset as soon as its last shipment is…uhh, shipped out. Read on for more information.
According to online sources, HP is going to discontinue the development of their Android tablet and instead focus on their WebOS tablet products. HP has acquired Palm in April this year, and announced it will develop products based on Palm’s popular WebOS platform.
If you are thinking of coding your very own Android app for the smartphones, yet unsure how to go about doing it, you can check out this App Inventor for Android. Even non tech-savvy users can code simple apps such as whack-a-mole. Read on.
The next time you plan to drive out somewhere, it might be a good idea to consult your Android-based smartphone first. Especially if you need a quick heads-up as to whether your destination will have any parking lots left for you when you arrive. Read on to find out more.
Sony Ericsson Singapore has recently launched the two mobile phones – Sony Ericsson X10 mini pro and Zylo. The X10 mini pro is the third version of the X10 series and features a QWERTY keyboard, while the Zylo Walkman phone offers superior music experience. Both phones are now available.
Yesterday, Samsung and StarHub have jointly announced the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Beam, an Android smartphone that claims to be the world’s first with built-in projector and can project up to 50-inches.
Motorola aims to please users who are into QWERTY smartphones, and the manufacturer has recently announced the Motorola Charm. Yes, it does look a bit like a Blackberry, but this one is on the Android platform.
Today, HTC announced the new Wildfire smartphone in Singapore, based on the Android platform. Resembling the HTC Desire, but slightly smaller, the HTC Wildfire appeals to young adults who are into social networking. And its going to be available from this weekend. Update: Brief hands-on with the HTC Wildfire
Ever since its announcement early this year, HTC Desire (codename Bravo) has been the hot topic of most Android discussions. With very similar internal specifications to the Google Nexus One, also manufactured by HTC, the Desire stands among the market as one of the most powerful Android phones. Let us take a look at how
The market for tablet computers are heating up ever since Apple launched their iPad in April. LG has also hopped on the tablet bandwagon with the announcement of a new Android tablet, which is scheduled to be launched in Q4 this year.