by Joe Levi | July 4, 2012 7:58 AM
You've seen us showing off Android 4.1 our our phones, but how did we do it? And how can you get Jelly Bean on your phone? Hit play and we'll show you! Prerequisites First off, this tutorial is specific to the GSM version of the Galaxy Nexus, though similar instructions will apply for flashing the Jelly Bean image (but not the radio) onto the Verizon and Sprint versions of the phone. Also, if you haven't rooted your phone already you may want to hold off for the official OTA update, which shouldn't be very long (probably mid-July or early August). For the rest of you, you'll want to have ...
by Adam Z. Lein | May 16, 2012 7:06 AM
On May 17th (this Friday), Microsoft will be closing down the Marketplace for Windows Mobile 6.x. This was a pretty short-lived endeavor that made app purchasing and downloading a bit easier on the old Windows Mobile compared to having to manually download installation files, copy them to your device, and install them from there. You could easily access the Windows Mobile Marketplace both from the on-device app as well as the web browser. If you're still using a good old Windows Mobile classic device or think you may want to go back and use one someday, you may want to archive the ...
by Joe Levi | May 14, 2012 3:57 PM
Last week on the Android Guy Weekly we talked about how batteries are holding our devices back. Our CPUs, GPUs, RAM, screens, and wireless radios are getting more power-hungry, but our batteries aren't making the same technological leaps as the other components. The comments on that episode we very informative and helpful, but a single thread began to stand out from the others: What can I do to make my battery last longer. What was more interesting that the comments were geared more to the lifespan of the battery, not the run-time per charge. We'll tackle that in today's episode of The ...
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