Archive | January, 2011

Google I/O early registration begins

For developers and attendees of the 2010 I/O (Google’s annual gathering in San Francisco where new Google products and ideas are introduced to the world), registration for Google I/O 2011 has begun. The event will take place in Moscone Center on May 10th and 11th, and is expected to sell out very quickly. Eligible early registrants received email… Read more

Apparent LG Optimus 3D photo

You won’t see anything jumping out of the screen in this image (expect for Phandroid’s super-imposed logo) but this is reportedly the first “in the wild” photograph of LG’s upcoming Optimus 3D. We’ve seen info about this gadget come and go, but this is our first good look at the device. A tipster sent this one in to Phandroid along with the… Read more

T-Mobile announces Dell Streak 7: $199 on 02/02/11

It went out via a tweet this morning: Dell’s 7 inch tablet, the Streak7, will launch on February 2nd at $199 with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate. So the price point turned out to be lower than the $300+ that was rumored, but the launch date leaked by TMoNews was right on the nose. Check out T-Mobile’s product page here where the… Read more

Video: Another glimpse of the LG G-Slate 3D camera

MysteryGuitarMan is considering starting a semi-daily vlog content stream in addition to his music videos, and in the first test, he talks quite a bit about 3D video. Near the end of that video, he shows of a couple off pieces of gear he has for producing 3D content and one of them seems to be T-Mobile’s upcoming LG G-Slate. The Honeycomb-rocking tablet… Read more

Root Reviews: Anim Mod

So far throughout Root Reviews, everything reviewed has worked flawlessly. Unfortunately, with all the options for ROMs and devices that Android brings to you, that isn’t always the case. It’s a trade off that can be well worth it, but to say there isn’t very common compatibility issues would be lying. Today’s example of this situation, involves my myTouch… Read more

Google’s Honeycomb event: What can we expect?

It seems like just yesterday Google released Gingerbread, well that was almost two months ago – that’s years in Google Time. Google will be officially unveiling Android’s latest version – Honeycomb – this Wednesday, at a press event in their Mountain View campus. The event starts at 10AM PST/ 1PM EST and will be streamed live on YouTube at… Read more

First CyanogenMod Theme Chooser theme lands in the Market

Just last week, I spent some time going over CyanogenMod’s new T-Mobile Theme Chooser in our weekly segment, Root Reviews. Since doing the review, a lot has changed; There are more effects for each theme, more things are colored, and most importantly, themes are starting to flow into the Market. Launched just a short time ago, Kmobs of TeamDouche… Read more

Video: Motorola Xoom Super Bowl promotion

Motorola hasn’t been one to take advertising lightly in recent years, and their newest Super Bowl related promotion is a testament to that. The spot, shown below, doesn’t feature much more than some specs and some incredibly obvious rips on Apple — “2011 looks a lot like 1984,” “ONE AUTHORITY, ONE DESIGN, ONE WAY TO WORK. . .” — but it certainly gets the… Read more

TweetDeck launches Deck.ly for extended tweets

Fans of TweetDeck for the Desktop, Chrome browser, and Android no longer need a third party solution like TwitLonger in order to break through that 140 character limit that makes Twitter what it is. As of today, TweetDeck on those platforms has been updated to utilize an extended tweet service by TweetDeck called Deck.ly. Deckly supports unlimited… Read more