Ice Cream Sandwich has to be the biggest and the most radical update to Android OS ever since its inception. Not only did Google (finally!) polished the UI of Android to improve its usability, it also added some new features like Face Unlock. One small change that Google made in Ice Cream Sandwich, which seemingly [...]

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Koush, the developer of ROM Manager and the popular ClockWorkMod Recovery, recently started working on a new version of ClockWorkMod, with touch support. Today, he has released the final version of ClockWorkMod Touch Recovery for (some) Android handsets owners to enjoy! Yes, we can finally bid adieu to the painful, albeit safe, way of navigating [...]

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When Apple had originally announced the iPad, I had no plans of getting it. However, after seeing all the brilliant apps available for it, and the huge potential it had, I had to buy it. I primarily used my iPad for browsing and watching movies. Since I had a 16GB variant, I was pretty much [...]

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Every Android app or games requests for certain permissions like access to the Internet, the ability to send messages etc. when you install it from the Market. While most users out there simply click the Next button on the Permissions screen, some users actually make sure that the app they are installing does not require [...]

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One of the most publicized and probably the most gimmicky feature in Ice Cream Sandwich/Galaxy Nexus is the Face Unlock feature. Unlocking your phone by just bringing your face in front of your phone is definitely cool and geeky on paper, but is quite a bit impractical in real life. Ever since Google’s announcement, quite [...]

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Late last week, Andrew Neal – a developer in the CyanogenMod team – released an early beta build of the new stock music player in CM9. Today, Andrew Neal has released a near final build of the new CM9 music player for all Android users to try. The CM9 music player is possibly the most [...]

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Google introduced NFC – Near Field Communications – back in late 2010 when it announced the Nexus S. At that time, the company touted NFC to be the next big thing in the smartphone world and how NFC will replace our wallets going forward. While NFC is indeed useful, its adoption rate has been pretty [...]

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At the moment, not much is known about all the new features and tweaks the CyanogenMod team will be adding in CM9, which is based on Ice Cream Sandwich. The CM team however did announce two major changes in CM9. Firstly, ADW Launcher will no more be the stock launcher in CM9. Instead, a new launcher [...]

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Google had introduced native Wi-Fi Hotspot capability and USB Tethring back in Android 2.2 FroYo. Sadly, most carriers in the United States either remove these features or simply block them. The only way these carriers allow users to tether is by subscribing to a tethering plan, which does not really make any sense. There are [...]

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At the beginning of December, Google celebrated the 10Billion downloads from the Android Market by reducing the price of 10 apps daily to a mere 10 cent each for 10 days.Now, Samsung is celebrating the Holidays by offering some of the popular Android games for free via its ‘Samsung Apps’ Store. Below is a list [...]

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