Posts by Brooks Barnard

Temple Run 2 Hitting The Google Play Store At Any Moment

Update:  It’s here! Here’s the link for Temple Run 2 at the Play Store. If you’re a Temple Run fan and have been waiting patiently for the release of Temple Run 2 for Android, start warming up your F5 button now.  Keith Shepherd, founder of Imangi Studies, tweeted this about an hour ago: And just moments ago, this: So, it’s still not… Read more

Editorial: Are The Android Glory Days Coming To An End?

I don’t mean to sound all doom and gloom here, but in my opinion, I’m foreseeing a shift in mobile industry.  A shift that will definitely change how we experience Android, and possibly the quality of experience we have when interacting with our mobile devices.  In  my eyes, there is a lot of evidence pointing towards this, and I’ll do my best to… Read more

Consumer Reports Rates Several Android Phones Over The iPhone 5

Are we surprised? I’m trying to decided if I’m surprised or not.  However, as can be seen in a photo taken from this coming February issue of Consumer Reports, in the 2013 Smartphone survey several Android phones are rated ahead of the iPhone 5.  I don’t disagree, but if you look back at my top phones of 2012, I am surprised about some phone I’m not… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note II Flip Cover Review

The Samsung Flip Cover isn’t exactly the new kid on the block.  Samsung released a flip cover with the original Galaxy Note.  It’s been around for a while now with the Galaxy Note, Galaxy S III, and now you can sport one on your Galaxy Note II.  The flip cover has changed a bit.  With the original Note, it had a soft leathery cover with pretty… Read more

AOKP Releases First Android 4.2 Builds – JB-MR1 Build 1

The developers of the highly popular custom ROM, AOKP, released the first Android 4.2 builds for four Nexus devices Wednesday night: Galaxy Nexus (maguro), Galaxy Nexus (toro), Nexus 7 (grouper), and the Nexus 4 (mako).  Since they had to start over moving onto 4.2, AOKP developer sethyx  stated that they mostly focused on features which is why… Read more