Category Archives: Google Android

Android Hack – How to Make a Custom HTC Evo 4G Wiimote Gaming Controller!

Here’s a great way to enjoy games on your HTC Evo 4G, hook it up to a Wii Wheel!  Should be also easy to do on other Android smartphones such as the Droid X or Samsung Vibrant.

Short List of what my procedure was: 1. unscrew top screws 2. cut to fit Evo landscape 3. put plastic on for fitment before glue. 4. applied glue to plastic, then glued to the wheel. Waited to dry.

So I am always looking for ways to be crafty, and after CM6 was released, I needed a way to play my NBA Jam, NBA Hangtime, Megaman, etc. with a wiimote.

I was at the dollar store with my

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Samsung Vibrant Hacks – How to USB Tether Your Samsung Vibrant!

For those of you wondering if you can ever tether your Samsung Vibrant as a 3G USB modem, you can using the hidden “Samsung Kies” feature, which allows you to use your Samsung Vibrant as a 3G USB modem.

The best part? It requires no rooting just couple clicks to download the free software from Samsung’s site, then set it up.

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jIJRu9gXvU&feature=player_embedded

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Droid X Antenna Performance Test! [Death Grip]

For those of you wondering whether the Droid X has antenna issues just like the iPhone 4, I did an analysis of the two phones last night, showing you that “death grip” effect on the Droid X.

Here’s the video:

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPHNIPbe1v8&feature=player_embedded

and for full analysis of the test, see my Droid X vs. iPhone 4 antenna reception test post.

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Samsung Vibrant TV Mirroring Demo!

One of the advantages of Samsung Vibrant over Droid X, HTC Evo 4G, and iPhone 4 is that it can “mirror” your whole screen to your HDTV.

And all of this requires just a 3.5mm to RCA cable.

Anyways, I am glad that I can now surf the web on my HDTV and fly on Google Earth among other things.

You can get the Samsung Vibrant TV cable here.

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Droid X Roundup!

Droid X, Droid X, Droid X, it’s such a great smartphone, here’s round-up of the latest Droid X news from our beloved DroidX.net blog:

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Library of Congress Says Jailbreaking iPhone is OKAY!

Here’s a win for the consumers, Library of Congress has just allowed jailbreaking iPhones to be “fair” for consumers. This also means that “rooting” Android phones are okay just as well.

I think this is a good move because consumers already paid for the devices, they should be allowed to do whatever they want with it. It’s like I buy a Porsche and swap out the turbo for a bigger one and the Porsche dealer tells me I can’t do that? I don’t think so.

Now, one more thing I would like, make it illegal for any company to block jail

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Motorola i1 Accessories!

Just got the Motorola i1, the new push-to-talk, rugged Android smartphone for Sprint?

Check out the “essential” accessories we recommend for your new smartphone:

    Motorola i1 Silicone Case – You surely will need a case, if you want something simple, we recommend these silicone cases.  Remember, if you don’t have a case for your phone, you are more prone to accidental/unwanted multi-touch gestures.  Also

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Motorola i1 Launched!

Sprint launches their newest push-to-talk Android smartphone (in fact, first ever) at Sprint Stores nationwide.

The Sprint Motorola i1 comes with an Android 1.5 platform, multi-touch screen, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash and 4X zoom, and on iDEN 800/900Mhz network.

The iDEN 800/900Mhz is a lot slower than Sprint’s 3G or 4G but this phone’s main feature it that you can use the push-to-talk feature to other phones with that capability.

The Motorola i1 has a battery life of 210 minutes under continuous use and 100 hours in standby-mode from its 1400

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Apple Attacks Droid X Antenna with a “Death Grip”!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9MA-Y_l5yQ

Recently, Apple attacked Droid X, posting a video on their YouTube channel showing the death grip on the Droid X.

Needlessly to say, it’s coming from Apple and they are still missing the most important point, that iPhone 4’s antenna reception problems happen when you only place a finger on the antenna gap.

Besides that, Apple is participating in deceptive acts or practices by manipulating the Dr

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HTC Evo 4G Accessories!

For those of you who have bought an HTC Evo 4G, let me tell you the route I took for accessories:

1. First, I got the HTC Evo 4G Screen Protector from Zagg with protector for the front and the back.  Zagg makes the best screen protectors out there, I would highly recommend this over any other brand out there for your beloved HTC Evo 4G.  And for ladies, I highly recommend this

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