Archive for August, 2012

Verizon Galaxy S III Inductive Charging Cases Work On All Galaxy S III Models

August 24, 20120 Comments

Inductive charging is awesome. For those who don’t know, inductive charging uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy from one source to another. While the concept is quite old, mainstream practice is quite new and one of the more practical uses for such technology is inductive charging cell phones with modified batteries that are compatible. [...]

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T-Mobile To Join Sprint In the Truly Unlimited Data Game

August 24, 20120 Comments

Oh me oh my, T-Mobile has is about to do something dramatic and, for once, it isn’t a bad thing. It’s common knowledge that the only mobile carrier that offers truly unlimited 4G data is Sprint. Granted, it costs an extra $10 a month that most people who don’t live in 4G areas don’t like [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S III Gets Brand New Jelly Bean Leak

August 23, 20120 Comments

It is all but certain that the Samsung Galaxy S III is getting an update to Jelly Bean sometime soon. How do we know this? Well, Samsung did say so themselves, but given how difficult updates can be, we don’t really take their word for it. The biggest evidence is the series of leaks that [...]

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Learn to Backup Your Phone Without Unlocking or Root

August 23, 20120 Comments

In most cases, a full backup can only be performed after someone has rooted their device and/or unlocked their bootloader. Typically, it’s done using methods like Nandroid backups, which are available in most custom recoveries or with applications like Titanium Backup, which backs up applications and their data for easy restoring. However, not everyone roots [...]

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HTC HD2 Gets Jelly Bean Flavored MIUI

August 22, 20120 Comments

While there are many devices are awaiting official Jelly Bean updates, there’s many, many more devices that’ll never see the buttery smooth awesomeness of Jelly Bean. Not in an official capacity, at least. For most devices out currently, the only way you’ll get Jelly Bean is by rooting your device, getting a custom recovery, and [...]

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Apple vs Google Patent War Begins

August 22, 20120 Comments

For over a year now, we’ve had to suffer through patent dispute over patent dispute. Thus far, it’s been all Apple on the offensive. By suing prominent smart phone manufacturers HTC and Samsung, Apple has hoped to stem the giant wave that is Android by banning their products in various countries. So far, they’ve been [...]

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Sony Xperia U Updated to Firmware Version v6.0.B.3.184

August 21, 20120 Comments

The Sony Xperia series of Android devices are about as unique as they come. Virtually all devices share the same looking hardware—and in many cases, the same hardware—and Sony has been all about keeping these devices as current as their hardware will support. Even though there are about a dozen Sony Xperia devices in all, [...]

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ASUS Rolling Out Official Jelly Bean 4.1.1 For Transformer TF300T

August 21, 20120 Comments

For the most part, we try to bring you every firmware update. Whether it’s unofficial (meaning: custom ROMs), firmware leaks, or official upgrades, it’s always great news when a device gets activity regarding the latest version of Android. As the flavor of the season has been Jelly Bean, it’s also good to see any device [...]

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Disable Apps On the ASUS Infinity For Better Speed Without Root

August 20, 20120 Comments

Everyone knows about the carrier and manufacturer applications that are commonly referred to as bloatware. Bloatware are a bunch of useless applications that do nothing more but take up space. On occasion, they even open themselves up and can take up RAM and other system resources. This can cause an otherwise great device to slow [...]

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HTC One V Gets a Software Update

August 20, 20120 Comments

Getting a software update is always an exciting time. You never know if you’re about to get a ton of new features, better performance, better battery life, or some combination of all three. Most of the time, software updates are simply patches or bug fixes. Sometimes, though, the update is quite awesome and makes a [...]

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