From now on, this column will be updated weekly, in a form of fast-rewind or weekly wrap-up for all the readers who cant manage to catch us everyday, can pick up theie choice of articles from here as we’ll weekly review a whole week of happenings in this column.
So without wasting further time of yours, lets start up with our first weekly review.
Monday, November 12, 2012
HTC and Apple clear their Patent Disputes
A two-and-haly year long dispute between two leading manufacturers Apple and HTC got cleared up and also the two firms signed a 10-year licence agreement to extend the current and future patents held by each other.
According to a news agency the two firms were fighting over 20 cases in various countries.
Celebrate Diwali The Android Way
It was festival of lights this week and the Global Indians celebrated it with full joy and enthusiasm as Diwali, according to the Hindu Mythology is considered as the biggest festival. We the Droidneers presented a post in which you could have celebrated Diwali The Android Way.
In this post we covered some of the apps that may help you to celebrate your diwali in a much smarter way. Kudos to our Editor Pranay Jaiswal for such a wonderful post for the readers on the occasion of Diwali.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Apple ordered to pay legal cost to Samsung
Earlier in September, Samsung lost the patent case filed by samsung and had to pay Apple a total sum of over a Billion USD, to which Samsung challenged the verdict and finally woh that case in the court.
Besides the legal costs, the total ban on the sales of the Samsung products was too removed and Apple was ordered to write an appology to Samsung that it didnt copied there products on their UK website and keep it for 6 months.
Android 4.2 out for Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 and other devices
A more polished version of Android Jelly Bean (Android 4.2) was released for several Nexus devices.
The update brings out some major changes to the users such as Multiple User Accounts for the tablets in which the individual user can set its own personalised setting. Along that the device screen can be mirrored to any HDMI-Enabled TV via a wireless Adapter and Automatically resizable widgets.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Verizon officially unveiled its new HTC Droid DNA
In a Press Confrence in New York, Verizon officially unveiled its new HTC Droid DNA, This 5-inched phablet, is powered by 1.5 GHz quad cored engine and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, with 2-GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage, the device has been bought to give a tough fight to Samsung Galaxy Note 2.
It will b out in market for sale on November 21, but its Pre-Orders have already been started and will cost $199 USD in the United States of America.
CyanogenMod member betrays CM Team and Demanded $10K for relinquishing control
The biggest news of the Android Universe for the week, came through a post of Official Facebook Fan Page of the finest android development team CyanogenMod in which it said that a member who actually donated and controlled the web-presence of CyanogenMod Team and its website, impersonated CyanogenMod itself and settled up deals under CM name, betrayed the team and threatened CyanogenMod by demanding $10K or change the DNS settings.
Kudos to Nitish Shah for covering it first on the web and offering Team CyanogenMod an unconditional support from Team AndroidNova via a mail.
Aakash 2 Tablet launched with much better specs
Aakash 2 tablet was launched in India in the presence of Shree Pranab Mukerjee, The Present of India on the occasion of National Education Day, the speciality of this tablet is it is manufactured specially for the Students enrolled in various courses and would be provided to them by their respective universities at a much subsidized rates.
Aakash 2 this time is launched with a much higher specs when compared to its previous version, with 1 A8 GHz cortex CPU, 512 MB RAM and 4GB internal storage, the device runs on Android Ice Cream Sandwich(v4.0.3). and will be available in the market for a cost of Rs. 4499 INR but for University Students it will cost around Rs. 1130 INR.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Angry Birds Star War Review
Angry Birds, a popular series of game by Rovio, seemed to lose its hold in the google play store after its previous launch Angry Birds Space. But this time Rovio joins hands with Lucas Arts and and bounces back with an intresting Game Play, a mindblowing Storyline and a whole new look and feel of the characters along with its special powers.
This time the birds visit a new galaxy and have a nasty fight with their old enemies in a new style and with new powers.
NASA’s future Nano Satellites will be powered by an Android Device
The comming nanosatellites would be implemented by using common open source technologies that reaches almost every hand and its main thinking unit component would be an Android powered Smartphone.
Project Phonesat1 actually uses Google Nexus 1 and a high spec smartphone will be used in Phonesat2. NASA plans to launches two units of Phonesat1 and one unit of Phonesat2 by the end of the year.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Official Jelly Bean leaked for Samsung Galaxy SII
IZAP a junior member at XDA-Developers, leaked out the official Jelly Bean(Android v4.1.2) firmware for Samsung Galaxy SII and the leaked rom was found very stable and consist no bugs after a thoro test by our team.
The coming update of the device will be the largest update till date as not just the Android Version and Touchwizz has been updraded but also the major features that diffrenciated Samsung Galaxy SIII and Samsung Galaxy SII were also included in the leaked version.