Tag Archives: Testing

Google Maps May Soon Tell You Which Lane To Drive In

The photo above is from TomTom GPS, and the feature is called lane guidance. It’s built into most standalone GPS units, telling you what lane to be in for far easier driving. It’s something Google Maps is missing, and while it’s not a feature we can’t live without, it’s an amazing tool we wish we had. Fortunately, it seems that Google may be hard at… Read more

T-Mobile’s Phone Test Robot Is Awesome

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mv69ZxKOFSw&feature=player_embedded This is the robot that was developed to test phones for T-Mobile. It is a big finger that pokes phones, putting them through “everyday use.” While phone testing is a laborious process, this makes it easier and more awesome. And yes, good sir, robots ARE cool. Android and… Read more

Samsung Said To Be Testing Jelly Bean On The Galaxy S III, Arriving As Soon As Next Month?

There’s no doubt that the Galaxy S II was one of the hottest handsets to date and the Galaxy S III will be even hotter. Due to that fact, Samsung is reportedly testing Jelly Bean on the Galaxy S II and if SamMobile is to be believed, it’s going quite well already. SamMobile also said that Jelly Bean is nearing completion for the Galaxy S III and could… Read more

XDA Developers is Changing Their Look

This isn’t device news, but if you own a Android device, this should be somewhat exciting news for you.  The extremely popular XDA Developers forums is testing a new beta layout for their forums.  If you’re not familiar with the XDA forums, I highly suggest you start snooping around there if you’re planning on doing any type of modification for your… Read more

MKB Reviews: Itching Thumb

Itching thumb, despite its awkward name, is a really intuitive task switching application for Android. With either a double tap of the home button or a long hold of the search key you can activate it and begin making your way around its refreshing new interface. This application is perfect for people who often find themselves switching between open… Read more

Baby Savers game dev wants testers

Do you remember that bizarre 2D DOS game from 1984 called Bouncing Babies, where you play the role of two firefighters trying to transport – with a trampoline – infants that have been flung out of the windows of a burning building? Me neither, but it did exist, and I’ve embedded a migrane-inducing video below to prove it. Geez, there are a lot of babies in… Read more