Though Samsung has a smart watch on the market with Android Wear, many other models are powered by its own Tizen operating system. Even the original Galaxy Gear, powered by Android at release, was updated to Tizen to many owners dismay. But it looks like the great folks at ... Read More »
We’ve been hearing rumors that an LG branded Nexus phone is coming to market this fall for almost a month now. Last night, we got our first clear look at what will be LG’s Nexus device, the E960, based on the Optimus G. Tonight, we get confirmation of some earlier rumored specs on the ... Read More »
XDA member gets cease and desist letter from Android OEM tracking software maker, fights back with help from EFF
An XDA-recognized developer TrevE (Trevor Eckhart) received a cease and desist letter from Carrier IQ, a company that produces software that allows OEM manufacturers of Android devices to track everything consumers do on their smartphones. Carrier IQ’s software is embedded at the kernel level in devices made by the likes of Samsung, HTC, and several others, ... Read More »
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Keeping true on the promise to return to their hacker-friendly roots, HTC has indicated they are working to prepare a software update for the T-Mobile HTC Sensation that will serve to unlock the phone’s bootloader. (Though we still aren’t completely sure what they mean by “unlocked”).
This update from HTC didn’t ... Read More »
One of the biggest gripes we’ve heard with the recent onslaught of Tegra 2-only games is the fact that they’re Tegra-only. If you don’t own one of the shiny new dual-core Tegra devices, you simply can’t play these new games.
Our readers (and some staffers) have lamented that this type of fragmentation is the worst ... Read More »
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Another OTA update could be coming soon that includes a new radio firmware.