Tag Archives: system

Nexus 7 Android 4.2 Update Now Live, Keep Frantically Checking

If you’re the owner of a Nexus 7, get excited, because the Android 4.2 update is rolling out now! While it isn’t a huge update, and technically still Jelly Bean, it still has some pretty fantastic features. If you’re on stock software, go into Settings > About > System Updates and spam that check button. I know I am. While I can’t update just yet,… Read more

Isis Officially Launching October 22nd With 20 Compatible Phones By The End Of The Year

Isis has confirmed that they are launching the service on October 22nd. And just like before, it shall launch in Austin and Salt Lake City for now. They also claim “as many as” 20 smartphones will support Isis, but the older devices might be left out. A bit sad, I always hoped my aging AT&T Galaxy S II will get Isis, since it has an NFC chip. Though the… Read more

Android 4.2 Getting Notification Quick Settings?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ybzSAyFvAXA Android Police has their hands on an Android 4.2 system dump, and they’ve been tearing it apart. Here is the first bit of info they’ve shared with us. Quick settings in the notification area. Except unlike Samsung’s method, it requires a second swipe down to activate. Out pops a big image… Read more

Enable 3D System Wide On The EVO 3D

Sure, the 3D on the HTC EVO 3D has always been nothing more than a gimmick (and an often painful one at that). It’s definitely cool, and occasionally even worth a migraine, but it only allows you to play a few games in 3D and look at the photos you took. Not too much of a use really. Ever wanted more use out of it? A developer named jmztaylor on XDA… Read more

AT&T Starting Trials For Text-To-911 In Tennessee

AT&T has started trials for its customers in Tennessee for the new 911 IP infrastructure. It’s exactly as it sounds: you text 911 instead of calling them for emergencies. In many situations, this is very important, yet no one has implemented it yet. It’s good to see AT&T testing it. Let’s hope it’s rolled out to all customers… Read more