LG Lucid and Spectrum get ICS update

Verizon has announced that they're rolling out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the LG Lucid and LG Spectrum. We had already heard that the Spectrum would be getting an update soon, so this doesn't come entirely as a surprise. If the details are hazy on those devices, you can check out our reviews of […]

Amiigo Sensor Knows Exactly What Exercise You?re Doing

All those fancy wearable sports sensors are great at determining how far you’ve run, jogged or walked. They’re not so good at determining that you’re riding a bike or swimming across the English Channel. For that level of activity differentiation … Source: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/10/amiigo-sports-sensor-knows-the-difference-between-running-cycling-and-swimming/ QIMONDA

IE9 and Firefox 4 post top marks in Web browser power use comparison

Over on the Internet Explorer Blog, Microsoft has posted results from an extensive comparison of the top five Web browsers. The goal: to determine whether Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 4, Chrome 10, Safari 5, or Opera 11 is able to squeeze the most life out of your laptop’s battery. A baseline was determined with test […]

Mobile Miscellany: week of October 15th, 2012

If you didn’t get enough in mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we’ve opened the firehose for the truly hardcore. This past week, we received further evidence of an imminent replacement for the Galaxy Nexus and the Optimus 4X HD found a new home in Canada. These stories and more await after […]

Gladinet maps Amazon Cloud Drive to your Windows desktop

Amazon’s recently-introduced Cloud Drive is a great place to store your files online. It offers 5 gigs of totally free space, and U.S. users also get access to the handy Cloud Player app (for Web and Android!) which streams music you upload to your Cloud Drive. The service could be a little easier to use, […]