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DLNA

Android A to Z: DLNA

DLNA, or the Digital Living Network Alliance is an organization set up by Sony in 2003 that determines a universal set of rules and guidelines so devices can share digital media. The devices covered include computers, cameras, televisions, network storage devices, and of course cell phones. The...
HTC Media Link

First look at HTC Media Link HD

HTC's new Media Link accessory -- a Wifi Direct device that lets you easily connect your phone to a big-screen TV -- has been seen in fits and starts over the past couple months. One of the shining features is that it's not just mirroring what's on your device. It's a multitasker, so you can...
Transformer Prime

ASUS to give away free dongle to address Transformer Prime GPS issues

As reports of GPS issues with the ASUS Transformer Prime continue, the manufacturer is turning to a drastic solution to give Prime owners better GPS connectivity. According to an ASUS support representative quoted on XDA, ASUS will soon begin offering a hardware solution, in the form of a "GPS...
Motorola XOOM WiFi

Motorola XOOM WiFi Android 4.0.4 update now available

A few days ago, we learned that Motorola and Google would be pushing Android 4.0.4 to the Motorola XOOM WiFi. A few folks got their hands on the update but it never seemed to roll out to most users. If you check for updates on XOOM, you should now find it available for download though and as a...
Android Central

US Airways expanding Gogo Wifi to 90 percent of its aircraft

Good news for your frequent fliers who hit the skies with US Airways, as it announced today that it's adding Gogo Wifi service to its Airbus A319, A320 and A321 aircraft, as well as its Embraer 190s. (US Airways Express Embraer 170 and 175s also will be upgraded.) The expansion will bring Internet...
Gogo

Flying to SXSW? Get your Android device online at 35,000 feet free through March 16

Just a quick heads up for you folks flying to Austin, Texas, for SXSW -- GoGo Inflight Internet is free if you're flying on Alaska Airlines, American Airlines or Delta Air Lines to Austin from March 10-16. That means you can use the GoGo Android app to keep reading Android Central while you're at...
Android Central

HTC addressing Wifi security loophole in some Android handsets

HTC is updating some of its Android phones to address a security vulnerability which could allow malicious apps to steal Wifi security information. In a post on its official support site, the manufacturer says that many of the affected handsets have already been updated over-the-air, however some...
Motorola XYBOARDs

Wifi-only Motorola XYBOARDs now shipping

With pre-orders for both the Wifi-only Motorola XYBOARD 10.1 and 8.2 having started up a while ago, Motorola has no decided its a good a time as any to actually start shipping the device out. An email was sent out, letting folks know the devices are now up for purchase on the Motorola website with...
Tab 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 headed to Cricket Wireless Dec. 16

Cricket plans to release their first tablet package tomorrow (Dec. 16), consisting of the 16GB Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and a Crosswave Mobile Hotspot (with one months service) for $595.  The Galaxy Tab has a retail of $499, and the hotspot rings up at $149.99, so in reality this isn't a bad deal...
Transformer Prime

Asus Transformer Prime possibly delayed until early 2012 for 'Wifi issues'

*Update* ASUS US states there is no delay to speak of: "At this point, we still show to be on schedule to start shipments the week of 12/19." We've received several tips from readers who have pre-ordered an ASUS Transformer Prime from Amazon or other retailers, stating that because ASUS feels the...
HTC Flyer

HTC: Honeycomb coming 'soon' to the Wifi-only HTC Flyer

And HTC's made it official: Honeycomb indeed is rolling out to the GSM HTC Flyer in Europe. So what about the rest of us? HTC says the Wifi version of the Flyer will "receive its Honeycomb update soon." Here's the full skinny: Ready for some ‘sweet’ news? The GSM version of the HTC Flyer tablet...
Galaxy Tab 10.1 update

Galaxy Tab 10.1 getting Android 3.2 update -- and breaking Wifi in the process [updated]

This is one of those good-bad things that's starting to swing the needle firmly to "bad" column. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is getting a 63.12MB update to Android 3.2, but the update appears to have a negative effect on Wifi -- kind of an important feature on a Wifi-only device. We've gotten a...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0 get official in the U.S.

Samsung this afternoon officially unwrapped U.S. versions of the Galaxy Tab 8.9 Honeycomb tablet, and the Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 is an aptly named 8.9-inch Android 3.1 Honeycomb tablet with TouchWiz that we first saw way back CTIA in March. It'll be available nationwide Oct...
Android Central

Motorola XOOM Android 3.2.1 OTA update slowly rolling out

We've recieved a few more tips about the Motorola XOOM WiFi and now, a 3G version receiving a mysterious 1.5MB OTA update that bumps the device up to software version HTK55D. I've personally been checking for updates on my XOOM since early this morning with no love coming to my device. However, if...
Android Central

Gogo's inflight Wifi Android app is now airborne, and we've got 100 free codes!

Fliers rocking an Android tablet or phone can now get online above 10,000 feet just a little bit easier. Gogo, the company that supplies in-flight Wifi, has just released its long-awaited Android application. Available for free in the Android Market (you can find links after the break), the Gogo...
Gogo Inflight for Android

Gogo Inflight finishing up its Android app, gives us a tease

If you're up in the air anywhere near as much as we are, you've likely used Gogo Inflight to get online at 30,000 feet. We've long been awaiting a proper Android app, and it looks like we're closing in on takeoff. (Plane pun No. 1.) Until now, if you wanted to use your Android device on Gogo's...
Desire HD

New Desire HD update addresses Wifi issues

According to reports from multiple forums, HTC is now rolling out a new over-the-air update for the Desire HD, bringing the handset up to software version 2.50.405.2. The new software is still based on Android 2.3.3 and Sense 2.1, but includes a fix for Wifi connectivity issues that some users have...
Motorola Xoom

Motorola drops WiFi only Xoom pricing to $499

Been holding out, waiting for the inevitable price drop to come to the WiFi only Motorola Xoom? If so, your wait is now over. As announced on the Motorola Twitter account the price of the WiFi only Motorola Xoom has now been dropped to only $499 and for those keeping track that's a full $100 off...
Motorola Xoom

Motorola Xoom now available at select US Cellular locations

US Cellular has thrown their hat into the tablet ring, and now will be selling the wifi version of the Motorola Xoom in select stores.  The price is the same as anywhere else at $599, so folks who want support and customer service from USCC instead of another retail outlet can do so at no premium....
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to be available in NYC on June 8, nationwide June 17

Will launch with Android 3.1 HoneycombIf you are one of the many who has been anxiously awaiting some official release information for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 ever since the Google I/O attendees got one, the following news should make you quite happy. If you happen to live in or around New York...

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