Archive for June, 2011

Sony Bravia TVs Now Shipping With Gorilla Glass

Sony Bravia TVs Now Shipping With Gorilla Glass

| June 30, 2011 | Reply

When the original Motorola Droid came out, Gorilla Glass was relatively unknown. Then people started to notice the glass was very hard to scratch and very durable. Word came out that the glass used was made from Corning and labeled “Gorilla glass”. People immediately started to wonder if it could be made on larger devices […]

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Google+ doesn’t think I’m ready for it.

Google+ doesn’t think I’m ready for it.

| June 30, 2011 | Reply

Last night one of my fellow Ninja’s (Todd Tabern) was kind enough to send me a Google+ invite. I was so excited to receive it. I couldn’t wait to be part of his Circle, or Hubble, or some other cleverly named thing that may be within Google+. But, hey. What do yah know? I’m not […]

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Motorola Mobility Loses Android Market Share, Stock Market Value

Motorola Mobility Loses Android Market Share, Stock Market Value

| June 30, 2011 | Reply

Motorla¬†hit a home run with the original DROID Android smartphone. It was hugely popular due to its combination of power and, due to its unlockable bootloader, ability to be customized to no end. Their next Android device, the Droid X, didn’t do too bad itself when it was released about eight months later. People flocked […]

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Google + Gets Pretty Widespread, Forced to Shut Down Invites

Google + Gets Pretty Widespread, Forced to Shut Down Invites

| June 30, 2011 | Reply

I was out watching Transformers: Dark of the Moon last night and went to the bathroom. When I checked my email on the way I had 3 invites to Google +. One was from WJD Designs, One from B16 over at Rootzwiki and the other was Birdman over at Rootzwiki. That told me that some […]

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Android Pic Flick App by Kodak

Android Pic Flick App by Kodak

| June 29, 2011 | Reply

So this seems like kind of a cool app. The Kodak Pic Flick app lets you print pictures direct from your Android device to a network-shared Kodak printer. Once you’ve linked your phone to your printer (Android and Kodak, remember), the app remembers the printer, and allows you to print pictures direct to the printer, […]

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Tag Heuer “Link” Now Available…for only $6,700!

Tag Heuer “Link” Now Available…for only $6,700!

| June 29, 2011 | Reply

This was too outrageous not to post…Tag Heuer makes some crazy nice watches. A dude with a Tag Heuer dropped some serious cash on his watch. I can appreciate a nice Tag Heuer…watch. I don’t think I could appreciate a nice Tag Heuer…smartphone. I’d just think that dude was dumb. Evidently, the Swiss watchmaker has […]

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Google vs. Facebook #3 (Facebook is up 2-0) is known as Google+, not to be confused with +1

Google vs. Facebook #3 (Facebook is up 2-0) is known as Google+, not to be confused with +1

| June 28, 2011 | Reply

Google has tried a couple times to start a fight with facebook. It has come up way short and canceled projects both times. The most recent being Buzz. I think when they shut it down I followed 0 people and had 2 following me. That is pretty sad even for a huge nerd with little […]

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EggDrop is like Craigslist for mobiles, but easier with more options

EggDrop is like Craigslist for mobiles, but easier with more options

| June 28, 2011 | Reply

Former Google engineer Dan Zhang likes to work on different projects. He took about 6 different positions in 8 years over at Google. Right now his focus is on mobile sales. He is creating an app called EggDrop which allows you to take a photo and list an item quickly all from your Android or […]

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Angry Birds: Magic Places is making an exclusive debut on….the Nook Color?

Angry Birds: Magic Places is making an exclusive debut on….the Nook Color?

| June 28, 2011 | Reply

Magic places is a location based deal for Angry Birds. In this installment you can take your Nook Color to any B&N and load up the mighty eagle for your gaming pleasure. this strikes me as odd considering most people(like myself) hacked the NC to get goodies like Angry Birds on the ereader/tablet. I would […]

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Andy Rubin says Google is now activating half million devices per day

Andy Rubin says Google is now activating half million devices per day

| June 28, 2011 | Reply

At 500,000 devices per day, that equals out to about 347 per minute. The number is pretty astounding to think about, but that is how many devices powered by Android are activated per day. while these aren’t all brand new customers it still shows an immense growth in popularity for the OS. While I still […]

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