Tag: Nexus S

Skype Video Calling Comes to (Some) Android Devices

Slowly, but surely, the Skype client on Android is catching up with the one found on the iPhone in terms of functionality. As of today, Skype for Android now supports video calling on a number of devices, including: Google Nexus S, HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Xperia neo, Sony Ericcson Xperia pro. However, there are …

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Video Calling in Android 2.3.4… When You Can Get It

Here’s a potential incentive to upgrade to the latest and greatest version of Android on your handset (manufacturer or third party ROM availability permitting of course). Whilst video calling isn’t a new invention by any means with many first generation 3G phones offering choppy (and expensive) video calling we are starting to see it make …

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Google Music Makes its (Beta) Debut

This might have flown under the radar for a lot of people but Google has released its cloud music service (potentially in response to Amazon which released its fully functioning service recently). As you might know, Amazon caused a bit of an upset upon launching its service and delivering songs bought through its online store …

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Sometimes Other Android Devices Have Better Apps

Google AOSP Alarm Clock App

For a while I’ve been looking for a decent weather app for my Samsung Galaxy S and had last week selected GO Weather which has a pretty good widget and a very attractive app complete with video backgrounds and detailed three day forecast. However, I have had a slight yearning to move toward a pure Google Android experience as you would expect using an untouched Android Open Source Project (AOSP) ROM.

Six Months and Counting: Critical SMS Bug in Android Goes Unpatched

*** Update *** It seems after an intense amount of feedback, Google has elevated the priority of this flaw to critical. Just a heads up for those of you with Android based smartphones. A bug has been lodged with Google back in June 2010 regarding a bug in the sending of SMS from an Android …

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