It was just moments ago that SamFirmware leaked the first ever Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich based firmware for the Samsung Galaxy S2. Even though the leaked firmware (XXKP1) is based on Ice Cream Sandwich, the whole UI still looks similar to the Gingerbread based firmware, all thanks to Samsung’s TouchWIZ UI. Thankfully, Samsung […]

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The HP TouchPad barely interested anyone when it was originally announced at the beginning of this year. However, later when HP decided to kill WebOS and sell their remaining stock of the TouchPad for only $99, the tablet sky-rocked to the top of the sales chart and sold out everywhere in just a matter of […]

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A few days ago, Twitter released a major update for its official Twitter client for Android. While the whole UI looks gorgeous, the app is mainly white in color. Condsidering the amount of AMOLED and Super-AMOLED equipped Android handsets out there, an app with a white UI is clearly not appreciated by Android users. Thankfully, […]

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Thanks to the skin-deep custom Timescape/Mediascape UX used by Sony Ericsson in their 2010 flagship phone, the Xperia X10, the company had a tough time in updating the handset to the latest versions of Android. Thankfully, the company realized its mistake and reduced its custom UX heavily in the 2011 range of Xperia handsets. This […]

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Unlike iOS, Android has comparatively few and basic animations throughout the OS. While I don’t really miss animations on my Android handset, I do miss the slick screen rotation animation found on Apple’s closed sourced OS. It might be a small thing, but it does make a difference and brings a WOW! factor to the […]

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While most of the Snapdragon, OMAP and Exynos SoC based handsets have already got a semi-working port of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, nearly all of the Tegra 2 handsets are still waiting for some Ice Cream Sandwich love. While an ICS ROM for most of the Tegra 2 handset is under development, none of them […]

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Thanks to the Retina Display on the iPhone 4, Android handset manufacturers started improving the screen tech used on their phone as well. While Samsung went the Super-AMOLED way, which is arguably the best screen technology present out there, Sony Ericsson used ‘Reality Display’ Mobile Bravia Engine technology on their phone. The Mobile Bravia Engine […]

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Swiftkey is one of the best third party keyboard available for Android handsets. The keyboard learns your typing style by reading all your tweets, SMS, Facebook status updates and emails, thus making its predictions super accurate. No wonder the keyboard is always among the Top 10 Paid apps in the Android Market. The app is […]

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Widget Locker is THE best lock screen replacement app in the Android Market, according to many people. However, the app is still no match against the brilliant lock screen of MIUI. I absolutely love the charging animation present in MIUI’s lock screen, and I really wished that Widget Locker had such a feature. I was […]

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Samsung Galaxy S2 owners, here is some bad news from you. Codeworkx, one of the main developer who is working on bringing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM to the Galaxy S2, has updated his blog with some bad news. The ICS development for Galaxy S2 was going at a break-neck speed with the developers […]

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