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100,000 Icons and Counting! An Interview with Android Icon Designer ‘PHLASH’

portrait of icon designer phlash

Today we have the pleasure of talking with "PHLASH", a Montreal-based urban artist and founder of Tha Icon, one of the Web's largest catalogs of Android icons. PHLASH started as an Android icon designer in January 2010 when his search for … [Continue Reading...]

Top Smartphone eBook and Book Apps for Android

eBooks logically started with the PC before migrating to laptops and then netbooks. Soon after, dedicated ebook readers such as’s Kindle and the Sony Reader came onto the scene. Now, however, consumers are looking to get more out of the … [Continue Reading...]

Google stops investigating into Nexus One bug [Spotty 3G]


Google Support on the NexusOne bug: "...we are no longer investigating further engineering improvements" Image taken via Gizmodo post You also should check out this Google Support Forum thread "Spotty 3G Part 2?" … [Continue Reading...]

Google Android 2.2 plus automatic-app-updates spotted in the wild


Exactly Google Android 2.2  has been spotted in analytics data on a HTC Magic. Rumors could be right that the latest Android OS version will have 'automatic app updates' Image via Mobiflip Also interesting is that Android 2.2 could be on the way … [Continue Reading...]

Top Smartphone eBook and Book Apps for iPhone


It would seem as though smartphones are becoming the next biggest e-book platform. Recent news of ebook apps now exceeding the number of games on platforms like Apple's iPhone and iPod. According to Mobclix, there are more than 27,000 … [Continue Reading...]

Android 2.1 Snapdragon HTC Desire Coming in Late April


Softbank, Japan's largest broadband provider announced the launch of "HTC Desire (X06HT)" for the late April 2010. Softbank's first Android smart phone will come along with Android 2.1 HTC Desire X06HT (SoftBank / HTC): via Weekly ASCII … [Continue Reading...]

New Trailer Gran Turismo 5 “Nights”


Polyphony Digital, GT5's developer, promised over 1k vehicles to race. There will be around 20 main tracks available in it and the variation of such tracks will bring the total number to 70. Already in development for about 5 years, Gran-Turismo-5 … [Continue Reading...]

GBA & Quake III on ODROID with Android 2.1 [Video]


ODROID handheld game console is an Android powered entertainment device. The Korea-based company HardKernel debuts its ODROID device in September 2009, and by late October, SlashGear was reporting that the first run of developer units have already … [Continue Reading...]

Android Icon Packs basics and a list of free Icon Sets


How to create and insert your favorite Android smartphone icon pack and you'll find my favorite list of free popular icons. With the advent of new android smart-phones, you can now use and create several types of icons, and insert/download them … [Continue Reading...]

WinMo tweaked again, Ubuntu on a HTC Touch Pro 2


Can you install every Operating System on Windows Mobile devices? When you can live with small fonts and a tiny screen on your WinMo this is a geeky way to install Ubuntu on your smartphone. Ubuntu on the HTC Touch Pro2 Video … [Continue Reading...]

One of the worlds cheapest Laptop for $65

Firstview Electronic HK Limited presents their Android based Laptop for $65 on CeBIT 2010 in Hannover, Germany The website load is very slow when you compare it with more expensive Laptops, but you can buy for $65 in the Chinese factories when you … [Continue Reading...]

Kojiro musculoskeletal system mimics the human body


Kojiro mimics the human body and can handle more complex movements. Kojiro is a humanoid which is built by the University of Tokyo's JSK Robotics Laboratory. Kojiro  musculoskeletal humanoid robot has a detailed musculoskeletal system built to … [Continue Reading...]

Kindle vs. iPad – Which is the better e-Reader?


Its screen is small, it lacks color and its capabilities are limited. At a time when newspapers across America were folding, Amazons Kindle put print where people really wanted it - in their pockets. While its not quite as revolutionary as the … [Continue Reading...]

Demoed: “Indiana Jones” game on Windows Phone 7 Series (video)

This video is the TechEd Middle East Dubai 2010 Opening Keynote by Eric Rudder. He presents "Indiana Jones" game on the WP7 series Although this game is on Zune HD available month ago, this is a great presentation because it shows the ability to … [Continue Reading...]

First iPad commercial at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards

Apple's first iPad TV commercial debuts during the 82nd Annual Academy Awards. The ad follows Apple's recent announcement that pre-orders for the device will be accepted beginning March 12, with shipments slated for April 3. Drag this to your … [Continue Reading...]