Motorola ATRIX 4G gets Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update

By on July 26, 2011 at 12:00 AM.

Motorola ATRIX 4G gets Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update

Motorola has pushed out Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) to the Motorola ATRIX 4G. The update adds a number of new enhancements unrelated to Gingerbread, including support for 1080p HD video playback, a re-designed home screen with white backgrounds for easier reading of text, an enhanced photo gallery, the ability to dismiss notifications one at a time, a faster Webtop browsing experience, enhancements to the dock icons and more. To update, make sure your ATRIX 4G is connected to a Wi-Fi network and then go to Settings > About Phone > System updates > Download. Read on for a link to Motorola’s website, which includes the full release notes on software v4.5.91. More →

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Leaked T-Mobile G2 ROM brings Google Voice widgets for your existing Android phone

By on August 28, 2010 at 2:43 PM.

Leaked T-Mobile G2 ROM brings Google Voice widgets for your existing Android phone

If you’re a Google Voice lover, there is a pretty good chance you’ll jump at the opportunity to install the latest leaked version. Not only does it contain ever-exciting unspecified changes since it’s a new version, it also brings homescreen widgets. Something most people have been waiting for, the widgets allow shortcuts for composing a text message, seeing your Google Voice calling balance, settings access, and the ability to toggle Google Voice. It all comes from the leaked ROM for the T-Mobile G2, made by HTC, that’s been making the rounds lately. Going to give a go? We’re loading up the .apk now! More →

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Symbian makes available a gallery of S^4 homescreen screenshots

By on July 16, 2010 at 7:12 PM.

Symbian makes available a gallery of S^4 homescreen screenshots

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Symbian released the source code for the S^4 homescreen application on Friday and posted up a gallery of images that provides a quick glimpse of the UI for the next generation Symbian operating system. The screengrabs show the homescreen with a clock widget, application categories, search, wallpaper selector, and more. One image is above and the remaining six are after the jump. Take a look and let us know your first impressions of Symbian^4 in the comments. More →

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Symbian's S^4 interface gets previewed on video

By on February 26, 2010 at 11:51 AM.

Symbian's S^4 interface gets previewed on video

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Symbian fans looking forward to the S^4 release can get a sneak peek at the interface for this upcoming OS courtesy of YouTube member mdanofierce. The two b-roll style  S^4 videos appear to be recorded from an emulator and reveal a multiple homescreen, touch-based interface that is peppered with widgets and a full-screen photo album application with a collapsible menu toolbar. The two short and sweet videos are available after the jump for your viewing pleasure. Give them a quick once over during your coffee break and let us know what you think of the future of Symbian in the comments. More →

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