I throw in a few dart leagues over the winter and because of that I am in bars a few days a week to go along with that. Many bars now have the Touch Tunes Jukebox. This was a nice addition when it first started becoming popular because if the bar allowed it to be internet connected then you could download a song on the fly if it wasn’t on the machine already. They also accept credit card on a lot of them allowing you to buy credits up front that are good on any jukebox that you go to. It can also store your favorite songs so that with a few quick taps you can play your favorite songs wherever you are. Great thing to have except what I noticed today after 7 hours mostly spent in meetings that my phone was dead. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: Android, App, Battery Killers, Security
Tags: Android, Android Wear, Moto 360, Motorola, Review, Smart Watch
So I bit the bullet and bought a Moto 360 over the weekend. I was without a watch for about 3 months. The current watch I was using needed a new battery but they were very hard to find, the watch is only like 3 years old which is another rant for another day. I had been debating between the black and the stone color options for the Moto 360 for a few days. I decided on stone since the black on black on black I thought might get to be a little too much. Overall the watch was easy to pair with my phone and within about 15 minutes I was through the short tutorial and using the watch. Read on for more details and my first thoughts on both the Moto 360 and Android Wear. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: Defiance, Gaming, General, MMOs, Rants, Views
I picked up Defiance as a pre-order from Steam for the bonus items and other content and started playing as soon as I got home from work on release day. Needless to say I have not hardly played anything else since Tuesday the 2nd. Read on for some quick early impressions that I will try to keep as spoiler free as I can. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: Android, Download, General, google images, Jelly Bean, Nexus S 4G
I will make this short and sweet. Anyone that was waiting for the Jelly Bean image to be available direct from Google can now go get it here: https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images#sojus. This should make flashing new ROMs a lot less worry-some. Get the images and then go ahead flash to your heart’s content.
https://dl.google.com/dl/android/aosp/sojus-jro03r-factory-e949351b.tgz <— Directly to the file if you don’t want to see it on the page.
Tags: Android, bootloader, Download, Google, Jelly Bean, Nexus S 4G, non-root, NS4G, radio, Recovery, Walkthrough
Here it is the link from good to the Jelly Bean for the Nexus S 4G. Read on for the link and instructions. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: Android, App, Chrome, General, Google, ICS, Jelly Bean, Nexus 7, Nexus S 4G, NS4G, Walkthrough
I was a victim to clicking through things too fast and was recently greeted with a blank friends list when I pulled my phone out the other day to see if my wife had made it where she was going. The version of maps that is running on devices with Jelly Bean such as the Nexus 7 is different than what is currently running on 4.0.4. If you did what I did and un-checked the wrong box you can actually mess up friends for all other mobile devices and even using a browser. Instructions on how to get your Friend List back after the break. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: Android, General, Google, Jelly Bean, Nexus 7
Google Play via Google+ today announced that the first wave of pre-orders are going out now. I ordered mine within minutes of them being available and hope that mine is in the first batch to go out the door. Read more for the link to the original post and more details. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: Android, AOSP, Build, Galaxy Nexus, Google, Jelly Bean, Nexus S 4G, Source
There was a change to the Google drivers page that now includes the CDMA and LTE drivers for the VZW GNex. Yeah you read the title and that first sentence right. Not sure if NFC will work since that is listed separate for the Nexus S but not listed for the Galaxy Nexus. The good news is though a clean AOSP source build will have working CDMA LTE. Expect the Jelly Bean ROMs to take off now that the source is live and you can pull the binaries. There is one thing though that everyone should know before jumping for joy. We are missing some files yet… Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: Android, AOSP, Build, Google, Jelly Bean
The title says it all folks jump over to https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!topic/android-building/XBYeD-bhk1o to read the post from the one and only JBQ.
So it looks like the Nexus 7 will ship on the 19th of July. What am I going to do until then? Do you have one coming? Are you interested to see what the ROMs are going to be like? Lots of questions guess we have to wait and see. Read the full story over here: http://omgdroid.com/nexus-7-shipping-and-release-dates-revealed/