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Iconia Tab A500 by Acer Gets Unofficial Android 4.1 Build

For users of the [easyazon-link asin=”B004XZL980″ locale=”us”]Acer Iconia A500[/easyazon-link] tablet who simply cannot wait until Google releases the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean source code, a developer has already released an unofficial build. This build still has many issues, but might be enough to satisfy the curiosity of some about the newest version of Android OS on

Lenovo Now Offers Android 4.0 Update for ThinkPad Tablets (US)

Lenovo releases Android 4.0 update for US ThinkPad Tablets. [easyazon-link asin=”B005F0JDDA” locale=”us”]Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet[/easyazon-link] users in the United States are finally getting the much-awaited Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich about a month after the update was pushed in the UK and selected Western European countries. Among the features it gives to users are a redesigned user

Pocket TV Will Turn Your Regular TV into an Android One

The Pocket TV by Infinitec is a new innovation that promises to convert an ordinary television into an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-running smart TV. From afar, this handy gadget appears like an ordinary USB thumb drive, but it proves that looks can be deceiving. It is, in fact, a dongle that can be connected

SwiftKey 3 Is Now A Top Successful App on Google Play

SwiftKey 3 has taken the top spot in the list of top paid apps in Google Play. After being released as a beta version just a couple of months ago, it has made its way to the number one position. Following Swift Key 3 in the list is Temple Run: Brave from Disney; Draw Something

Broken Sword: The Director’s Cut Now Up on Android

Broken Sword: Director’s Cut is now available on Android after proving itself a popular app on Apple iOS. The phrase Director’s Cut means that users on Android devices will be getting the enhanced version, and not the exact same iOS version which had been released on iOS way back in 2010. In particular, enhanced means

Netflix App Jumps In for New Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Netflix, the app that lets users watch streaming movies or television shows, has gotten support for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Its minimum requirement remains to be Android 2.2, though, so users who are not using Jelly Bean anytime soon should have no worries. Netflix is one of the first apps to officially send out an

Android Apps Can Now Access Mac OS X by BlueStacks

Bluestacks, the award-winning Android emulator platform that brings Android to Windows, is now available on the Mac OS X, as well. Launched just this March, the original Bluestacks gave a chance to those users on Windows who did not have an Android device to enjoy the innovations on the open-source OS. Likewise, it allowed users

Android 4.0 Bliss Pad R9020 from Nexus Series Launched

The new Bliss Pad R9020 tablet from a series called Nexus has arrived. However, before any misunderstanding arises, this is not the famous Google-branded Nexus tablet that has been receiving much media attention lately. Instead, it is a tablet that comes with a 9 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x

Meet MAID, Your Android-based Microwave!

If smartphones and tablets are not enough to satisfy Android fans, the open-source software has popped up in a microwave called MAID. MAID is a nifty nickname that stands for Microwave Android Integrated Device. On its website, it carries the tagline, “the know-it-all oven” and admonishes men to “divorce their wives” and use the Android-based

VIA ARM Digital Signage System: A New Small Android-based PC

A new small computer called the VIA ARM Digital Signage System has arrived from VIA Embedded. This device has been designed for use in POS systems, TVOIP, cloud streaming, home entertainment systems, video walls, kiosks, menu boards, as well as in various niches such as education, hospitality, and the retailing business. Its body boasts of