Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Sync Manager for HTC One Series now available.

HTC has released a new Sync Manager software for it's series of HTC One devices: One X, One XL, One S, One V. Sync Manager is a free app for your computer that lets you sync and backup your contacts, calendar, pictures, bookmarks and documents from your phone to your computer. HTC Sync Manager will be handy to those who do not yet entrust their data to the Cloud. Note that this version of HTC Sync Manager works with the One series only. You can download another version for other HTC devices here.

Learn more about Sync Manager.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

HTC publishes Android 4.0 update timeline.

HTC published the list of 17 devices that will be upgraded to Android 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich by August 2012. If you own one of the devices listed below, check out the time table below. Not all HTC devices will be upgraded though. Devices with 512MB ROM or less like the HTC ChaCha, Salsa Wildfire S, Explorer will not be upgraded to Android 4.0. Tablets also will remain on Honeycomb.

Check out the HTC's schedule list:

Device Schedule
DROID Incredible 2 by HTC  To be determined (by the end of August)
HTC Amaze 4G                  May-June
HTC Desire S                  June-July
HTC Desire HD                  July-August
HTC EVO 3D                          June-July
HTC EVO 4G+                  May-June
HTC EVO Design 4G          June-July
HTC Incredible S                  June-July
HTC Sensation                  March-June
HTC Sensation 4G          March-June
HTC Sensation XE          March-June
HTC Sensation XL          April-June
HTC Rezound                  June-July
HTC Rhyme                          June-July
HTC Thunderbolt                  July-August
HTC Velocity 4G                  March-June
HTC Vivid                          March-June

Source: HTC

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Seesmic update brings enlarged photos in tweet & Facebook.

Seesmic posted another update today. Since I use it for Twitter only, I'll post the new features verbatim.

. Fixes to the Facebook login issue.
. Enlarged photos in Tweet and Facebook post details.
. Configure to hide/show avatars.
. Configure to show in absolute time.

Twitter only:
. View a favorite/star icon in timeline.
. View if "the user does (or does not) follow you" in profile details.
. #Hashtags are now included when replying.

Facebook only
. View a list of who "liked" a post.

. Disable/enable auto scrolling in the widget.

Download the update on Google Play:

Samsung Cares for Android.

Don't let yourself be fooled by the title of this post. In fact, Samsung posted an app to Google Play that serves as a support hub. While there's only an app for Android for the time being, both Windows Phone and Android users will be able to use the app for online support. Samsung Cares provide how-to videos, FAQs, troubleshooting guides. So yes you'll find answers to issues for Android, Windows Phone and Samsung tablets. What that means is that Windows Phone users must have an Android device to access support for their phones.

The app does offer useful info for all devices branded Samsung, ranging from smartphones, TVs, home appliances, computers. Android and Windows Phone are listed under the Mobile category. If your issues are not listed in the app, you will be able to directly call a phone number based in the US. The design is great, but unfortunately it does not support landscape mode. So it's kind of difficult to read the entire title of the video or FAQ title.

Anyway, the app can be downloaded free using the link below. For Windows Phone users, I suggest you wait for a Windows Phone version of the app or buy a Android.

Overall it's nice that Samsung cares for its customers. Can't wait for the iOS version. Lol.


Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Evernote 4.0 for Android released with redesigned UI & loads of features.

Evernote 4.0 is the latest major update of the app on Android platform. The app now boasts a new intuitive user interface and powerful features.

New Home Screen
First thing users will notice is the new Home screen. The latter is very user friendly; the home screen now displays big buttons that take you directly into notebooks, tags and places. If Location services are enabled on your device, Evernote will assign to each note that you create to your location and you'll be able to sort/group your notes by location.

Single View
Note and Notebook list has also been revamped so they can be viewed in a single view. No need to sync back and forth between your own notes and those shared with you by others.

Contextual Action Bars
Evernote 4.0 also includes new contextual action bars that appear at the bottom of the screen. If you're viewing a note, the bar will display such tools as Edit, Share or Tag.

Easy Reading
Reading a note should not take its toll on your eyes. With that in mind, the new Evernote will hide all the navigation tools as you start reading a note and go into full-screen mode. Tap the screen to go back into editing mode. With devices getting bigger screens, this feature makes reading a pleasure.

Read more on Evernote Blog

Watch Evernote 4.0 in action

Download Evernote 4.0 on Google Play