What is Force GPU Rendering in Ice Cream Sandwich?

When Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich was announced we were told that, like Honeycomb before it, more emphasis would be placed on the graphics processor. We even saw a new addition in the Developer section of the Settings that lets users "force GPU…

By Joe Levi May 25, 2012, 7:16 pm

Why People Love Android

Before we dive too deep (after all, love is such a strong word) people like Android. About 51% of smartphone users are running Android on their device. By February 2012 there were over 300 million Android phones (not including tablets) in the hands…

By Joe Levi May 8, 2012, 1:45 pm

Android: Why Don’t You Use the Back Button Properly?

If you've used an Android-powered smartphone or tablet for any length of time you've probably run into more than one instance where the "back" button didn't do what you were expecting it to. Sometimes the back button hides the keyboard, sometimes it…

By Joe Levi April 26, 2012, 11:29 am

Try This If You Have Touch Issues On the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and you are experiencing touch-related problems? If you decided to stick with a stock configuration or you're running on an Android 3.x Honeycomb ROM — though there are several Ice Cream Sandwich custom ROMs available,…

By Anton D. Nagy February 22, 2012, 6:59 am

Apple iPad Sells Much Better In South Korea Than Samsung Tablets

Apple is still dominating the tablet market though Android-powered slates are starting to grab a rather considerable slice of the market. It will be interesting to see what the iPad 3 can bring to combat the army of Android tablets with Ice Cream…

By Anton D. Nagy February 14, 2012, 4:11 am

Netflix for Android Comes to Honeycomb, Canada, Latin America

After Netflix was updated to support all Froyo and Gingerbread devices, it felt like there wasn't much more to be done so far as extending the app's compatibility. It had started out with a very short list of approved smartphones, but there have…

By Stephen Schenck October 19, 2011, 3:09 pm

Honeycomb Music Player for Android 2.1+

If you're fed up with Android's music player, you're not alone. If you're ready for some Honeycomb goodness on your Android 2.1 or higher phone, you're in luck! The folks over at XDA-Developers have released what's reportedly the Honeycomb music…

By Joe Levi February 10, 2011, 4:39 pm


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