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Ice Cream Sandwich / Android 4.0 Complete Walkthrough

What is Ice Cream Sandwich, you ask? It’s the latest version of Google’s Android operating system and, oh boy, is it pretty. Tons of things have been changed, polished, and added. So many in fact that it can be a bit troublesome to know everything your new version of Android can do. That’s where we come in. Here’s our complete walkthrough of Ice Cream Sandwich to show you all the things that have changed from previous versions of Android. Hang tight, it’s a long one. Highlights Lockscreen New additions to the ways to lock the screen; none, slide, face unlock, …

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Nokia N9 Complete Walkthrough

David goes through everything you could possibly need to know about the Nokia N9. Word of warning… it’s long… Before you watch this, you should watch our original review here (this will just make more sense if you do).

HTC Sense 3.0 for Android Review / Walkthrough

Good old HTC, I swear, if they didn’t manufacture phones, they sure could start a software company. They love to add their own custom software to their devices and because of Android’s openness, their Android devices are pretty customized indeed. This latest iteration of their custom user interface for Android, called Sense, is really starting to push it. They’ve customized almost everything there is to customize, the homescreen, the framework, widgets, the stock apps, and more. So let’s delve into the changes they’ve made and see if we like them. Highlights Lockscreen Pull ring to center of screen to unlock …

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HTC Hub for Windows Phone 7 Review / Walkthrough

HTC, in their constant need to differentiate their devices from others via custom software, probably weren’t terribly excited when Microsoft said that Windows Phone was not going to be able to be customized. I mean, from their perspective, what incentive is there for your average consumer to buy a Windows Phone from them instead of another manufacturer when the software experience is the same. Well, they went to work and said, we might not be able to customize Windows Phone’s framework etc., but we can sure as hell make some apps for it. Let’s see what they did, and how …

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Windows Phone 7 Review / Walkthrough

So thinking about getting a Windows Phone 7 device? Before you do, you want to know what it’s all about? Well, in this wireless 101, we’re going to go over Windows Phone 7 as an operating system and list out some of the things it does super well, and some of the things it could improve on. As newer versions of Windows Phone come out, we’ll add links to this post to new runthroughs/reviews of the update to show what new features they’ve added and what they can still improve on. Highlights User Interface Slick, smooth, and intuitive Transitions are …

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