Specifically, the company's blog posted a timeline as to when various models will get the Android 4.0 update. And as we might have expected all along, the newer releases like the Xperia Arc S and Xperia Ray will see the update before older devices such as the Xperia Arc and Xperia Play.
Cricket Wireless announced today that it has launched its first LTE market by initiating service in Tucson, Ariz.
The move marks the start of the carrier's transition from 3G CDMA to 4G LTE, a process that will take several years. According to a spokesman for Leap Wireless, Cricket's parent company, the LTE service now covers 90 percent of the Tucson market with additional expansion to Nogales, Ariz., scheduled for 2012.
Beginning today, the carrier will offer two options for LTE service. Though each plan delivers up to 5GB of data per month, people who pay $50 per month … Read more
Google has long offered Android developers a number of resources for creating quality applications and games.
Indeed, whether it's the oft-updated platform version chart or a member of the team dropping by the developer blog to share some code or best practices, there's plenty of official information available.
If that wasn't enough, today brings another valuable set of tools for new and seasoned Android developers with a beta program called Android Training. Presented in a wiki-like format, this collection of classes is designed to help developers create compelling apps.
Initially, there are only a dozen courses offered … Read more
When we asked all you Crave readers to send in your best Instagram photos, we couldn't have imagined a better response. We received more than 200 submissions from around the world, many of them stunning.
Since then, we've showcased some our favorite photos of your friends and family, as well as beautiful cityscapes, water-themed images, and more.
Alas, all good things must come to an end. For our fifth and final gallery, we offer a look at how Crave readers creatively turned ordinary objects into extraordinary ones.
Thank you to everyone who sent in photos. We enjoyed looking through all the submissions and wish we could publish them all. That said, be sure to check out CNET's Facebook page next week, as we'll be publishing more of your photos there. … Read more
Over the past three days, we've seen some wonderful sights from around the world thanks to you all, but today, we thought it would nice to shine the light on you and your loved ones.
The fourth installment of our favorite Instagram photos series focuses on portraits of your family and friends. The smartphone has made it so much easier to capture memorable moments at all times, and there are some great subjects in here, from two sisters enjoying a day at the zoo to a reader having a drink with a cold-blooded friend.
As always, you can find the previous days' galleries below. Check back tomorrow for our fifth set of photos. Enjoy! … Read more
Welcome to the second installment of our favorite Instagram photos from Crave readers.
Yesterday, we saw some great shots from around the world, and today's gallery is no different, with submissions from Canada, Wales, and Aruba. This time around we went with a water theme, so in the slideshow below, you'll see H2O in some form or another.
We'll be back tomorrow with another set of awesome photos; in the meantime, enjoy the two galleries below. … Read more
Ask and you shall receive.
On Friday, we asked all of you Crave readers to send in your favorite Instagram creations after Apple named the photo-sharing service its iPhone App of the Year. Since then, we've received an embarrassment of photographic riches--more than 200 submissions from Crave readers all around the world, including coast to coast in the U.S. and countries including Korea, India, Turkey, England, Mexico, Pakistan, and Colombia. … Read more
More than a day after it surfaced in San Francisco, AT&T's 4G LTE network now seems to be available in the Los Angeles area, as well.
CNET editor Jessica Dolcourt noticed the 4G LTE icon on her phone in the City of Angels just about an hour ago. A quick speed test with the Speedtest.net app showed that she got download speeds of around 15Mbps and upload speeds of some 7Mbps.… Read more
The wait for 4G in your neighborhood can be interminable, especially if you're an AT&T customer.
Compared with Verizon's extensive LTE network, America's second largest carrier has limped along with just 15 cities covered by the end of last month. But tonight, just days CNET's Roger Cheng detected 4G service in New York City, AT&T users are noticing the same thing in the San Francisco Bay Area.
General Electric and Microsoft have formed a health care company with a 50-50 ownership split. Sound familiar? It should. GE has a similar joint venture with Intel.
Add it up and GE has turned out to be a key partner for Wintel’s health care ambitions.
The GE-Microsoft healthcare joint venture is focused on patient outcomes as well as real-time data. The companies are planning to develop an open platform as well as clinical applications. Microsoft also finds a home for a bevy of technologies acquired when the software giant bought Sentillion two years ago.
With the move, GE has … Read more