Google Drive is still missing a large amount of features that competing services such as Box and Dropbox offer. One of those important features is an offline mode, and although it wasn’t specified how it will work, we believe it will allow the offline syncing of not just individual files, but also whole directories onto your mobile device.
We can expect to see this feature — along with more — shown off at Google IO in the coming weeks.
Intel arrives to the party on a carrier branded, middle of the road Android smartphone. But is it any good?
Down in jolly old London Town this morning, Orange UK threw a little breakfast soiree in a venue 31 floors up. The purpose? To officially unveil their latest own-brand Android smartphone, until now known as the Santa Clara. Traditionally, Orange has piggy-backed onto a device from the likes of ZTE, offering a budget device geared towards the low end of the market. They're also not usually the sort of devices that warrant gathering members of the press in the center of London at breakfast time. With their latest offering -- launching as the San Diego, so keeping to the city name tradition -- the carrier is going about things a little different. There is something to shout about -- Intel Inside.
We're getting all settled in for another Android Central podcast tonight, while you're waiting though you can check out some posts from earlier today or jump on into the Android Central forums for some discussion. Just make sure you come back in time for the podcast Mmmkay?
The latest installment in the N.O.V.A series has just dropped into the Google Play store with a price of $7.49. N.O.V.A 3 is a 3MB initial download but a warning advises that the full install will be around the 2GB mark so make sure you have plenty of room on your phone. Looks to be a fairly nice single player mode but reports are that the multiplayer is pretty awesome as well.
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An epic storyline: Humanity finally returns to Earth after years of exile! Fight in 10 immersive levels across the…
If you’re looking to buy an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S III locally, Allphones are now selling the brand new device for $798 outright as an online special. The variant on offer is the 16GB White Marble device. For an extra $99 you can also get insurance on the device just in case you damage it.
Allphone’s price isn’t that bad even compared to online retailers such as Kogan and Mobicity, who are offering it for $789 and $799 respectively.
There has been an update from Motorola Australia regarding the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the XOOM 2 on Telstra. That being that the update has been submitted to Telstra for initial testing. There’s no definite timeline for release, however, Motorola Aus stated they expect final testing to finish for a release of the update in Q3. So XOOM 2 owners could be waiting until September, we hope it’s earlier though.
We’re happy to announce some news for our Xoom 2 fans: We have begun testing the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Xoom 2 and submitted the…
Android fans of the N.O.V.A. series, you now know what you'll be doing for the next few days. N.O.V.A. 3 has now landed in the Google Play Store and is ready for download. That is, if you have a compatible device and 2GB of additional storage you're looking to fill -- yes, it's a massive game with massive graphics and gameplay but it's finally here:
An epic storyline: Humanity finally returns to Earth after years of exile! Fight in 10 immersive levels across the galaxy, from a war-torn Earth to a frozen Volterite city.
Multiple weapons and powers: Run, shoot, drive vehicles, and pilot a mech to defeat hordes of enemies.
Join 12-player battles in 6 multiplayer modes (Capture the Point, Free-for-All, Capture the Flag, etc.) on 6 different maps.
For the first time, multiple allies can jump inside the same vehicle and spread destruction on the battlefield.
Discover the new FPS benchmark for graphics and gameplay (real-time shadow & lights, particle system, ragdoll physics, etc.)
You'll have to hit the Google Play link below to grab the download and check compatibility as Gameloft makes no mention of it in the listing. Like a lot of hotly anticipated games, this one does have a price tag attached to it so be prepared to hand over $6.99 if you're grabbing this one. Want to see it in action before you download? Game trailer is below for you all.
ASUS Australia have notified users via their Facebook page that the Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Eee Pad Slider is now available. The update — dubbed V.220.127.116.11 — will bring a slew of new features and improved performance to the already impressive device. The update is being sent out over-the-air, so be sure to have a full battery and a strong Wi-Fi signal before downloading and applying the update.
Create folders in the Home Screen
Quick launch of the camera from lock screen
Additional screen capture method
Additional browser functions
Special camera effects and photo editing
Swipe to close tasks or…
If you're using the official Facebook application for Android, you'll want to head to Google Play and grab the latest version, as it's just been updated with "improved performance and various bug fixes." No word on exactly what these entail, but anything that brings a better, faster Facebooking experience on our phones has to be a good thing.
If you've noticed any changes in the latest version, be sure to drop by the comments and let us know. And if you've yet to install the official Facebook app, you can find it on Google Play over at this here Internet hyperlink.
Want to know which carrier is offering great value on the brand new Samsung Galaxy S III? Take a look at our always awesome table comparing the major telcos and their similarly priced plans. Remember, you have to take into account your own personal preference, each networks capabilities in your area and all that wonderful stuff before coming to a conclusion. Each to their own! Let’s begin.