Blog Posts - Android2.3



Ice Cream Sandwich takes a bite out of Gingerbread, represents 15.9 percent of Android devices

Two major updates later (three if you count the tablet-exclusive Honeycomb), and Gingerbread is finally starting to falter. According to Google’s latest two week survey of devices accessing the Play store, Ice Cream Sandwich is on the rise, fil...
by 2dayBlog on Aug 2, 2012

Google updates YouTube, Nexus Q and Play Movies & TV apps in one fell swoop

As software updates go, this Mountain View hat trick scores low on the excitement scale. Starting today, a trio of version bumps are slated to rollout, bringing minor bug fixes to Play Movies & TV and YouTube, while also giving owners of older, n...
by 2dayBlog on Jul 26, 2012

Panasonic’s UN-W700 runs Android, streams Blu-ray video, takes Skype calls, isn’t a tablet

We’ve seen Android used for home theater purposes before, but it’s been rare that a company has wanted Google’s OS used almost exclusively with that purpose in mind. Panasonic is gambling that its UN-W700 can use Android (2.3, unf...
by Mob-99 on Jun 1, 2012

Sony announces Xperia Go and Xperia acro S: waterproof and dual-core

If you were underwhelmed by the middling specs of Sony’s past toughphones, you might want to take a look at the latest pair to join the 2012 Xperia family. First up, the Xperia go houses a 3.5-inch 480 x 320 display with a dual-core 1GHz proces...
by 2dayBlog on May 31, 2012

LG’s Android 4.0 upgrades for Optimus LTE, LTE Tag, Vu start in June

LG has been leaving its smartphone owners on pins and needles for their promised Android 4.0 upgrades. It’s now starting to take action: if we go by poorly machine-translated Korean, the Optimus LTE, Optimus LTE Tag and Optimus Vu will all g...
by Mob-99 on May 30, 2012

1Mpad is Malaysia’s first branded tablet, delivers 7 inches of Gingerbread for $315

So you’ve decided that it’s time to make a tablet part of your life, but a lack of star-spangled slabs has prompted you to defer the purchase. Malaysians now face no such dilemma, due in no small part to the 1Malasyia Pad — the cou...
by Mob-99 on May 28, 2012

RAMPAGE 6 notepad runs Android 2.3 in a rugged package

The last time we heard from SDG Systems, it was shilling its Trimble Nomad with Android 1.5. The company’s new device, the RAMPAGE 6 (confusingly, it’s also known as the Mesa Rugged Notepad), thankfully includes a less prehistoric build o...
by 2dayBlog on May 25, 2012

VIA Technologies outs $49 APC Android barebones, nods towards Raspberry Pi

Android might have already spilled over into the desktop world in one form or another, but what if you want something a little more project-friendly? VIA Technologies has developed the APC, a Neo-ITX-based barebones system running a custom version of...
by 2dayBlog on May 24, 2012

RAMPAGE 6 notepad runs Android 2.3 in a rugged package

The last time we heard from SDG Systems, it was shilling its Trimble Nomad with Android 1.5. The company’s new device, the RAMPAGE 6 (confusingly, it’s also known as the Mesa Rugged Notepad), thankfully includes a less prehistoric build...
by Mob-99 on May 23, 2012

Samsung Galaxy S ICS-like ‘value pack’ upgrade officially released in Korea

The so-called Value Pack upgrade that was leaked for original Samsung Galaxy S devices after the company announced they would not be upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich (it was later given a passing mention in the Galaxy S II ICS upgrade notes) has been o...
by 2dayBlog on Mar 29, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note Review

The Samsung Galaxy Note goes under the microscope, is it worth your money?
by friday coming soon on Feb 19, 2012

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Review

Here is a quick review of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play...
by friday coming soon on Feb 5, 2012

Is this the Samsung Galaxy S II Plus? Leaked benchmarks suggest new 1.5GHz dual-core Exynos processor

Pinch of salt time. As mobile manufacturers polish up those final test models ready for us to pore over in just a few weeks, someone’s possibly jumped the gun. What you’re looking at here are apparently benchmarks from the Galaxy S II Plu...
by 2dayBlog on Feb 3, 2012


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