Need For Speed: Most Wanted Coming To Android And iOS Soon

After 3 months today EA again announced the coming of Need For Speed: Most Wanted Game to Android and iOS soon. EA even added in their Press release that it would be available before the end of this month. Along with its release date EA also aired NFSMW Mobile Trailer on the Youtube which showcases its great graphics.  I think you need good Android Phone with excellent hardware to run this game on your phone.

The game has been developed by Firemonkeys studio, the same people behind the Real Racing franchise so if you loved Real Racing but wanted Need For Speed elements, then perhaps this might be a game you’ll be interested in.

So guys what you think after watching this trailer? I’m currently watching it again and again.

Phones Expected to get Jelly Bean Update in India

Google has launched its new version of Android Jelly Bean few days back and now all the companies giving updates on their handsets for the new version of the android here we made a list which phones are expected to get the Jelly ean update.

Samsung planning to update the Galaxy SIII, Galaxy SII, Galaxy Note  to the latest version of Android. Although Samsung Nexus S and Nexus Prime, which are part of Google’s Nexus lineup, are already getting the update, but then Nexus Prime is not available in India.

HTC is planning to update its high end phones like htc One X, HTC One s and One XL to the Jelly Bean these are likely to be the first HTC devices to get it.

Sony will update its Xperia 2012 lineup, which includes Xperia S, Xperia P, Xperia Neo, and Xperia U. Company is also evaluating which device can be updated from the 2011 lineup.

As Motorola is now owned by Google, updates are expected to come faster. Motorola is already updating Xoom tablets to Android 4.1 and is soon expected to roll-out updates for its flagship Razr lineup and the Atrix 2.

LG has been a laggard in terms of updating its devices. According to some reports, LG Optimus 4X HD will get updated to Android 4.1 but only in the first months of 2013.

Android 4.1.2 Update Rolls Out On Nexus 7 Tablet

After various rumors on Android 4.2 today, Google rolled out update for existing Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. Named Android 4.1.2, build JZO54K brings various new enhancements, expected bug fixes and performance boosts. The software lets the home screen rotate to landscape mode on a smaller Jelly Bean slate. The update size is 31.3MB.

Official note from Google Groups read as:

We’re releasing Android 4.1.2 to AOSP today, which is a minor update
on top of 4.1.1.

As a note to maintainers of community builds running on Nexus 7: please update to 4.1.2 at the first opportunity. Future variants of  the grouper hardware will have a minor change in one of the components  (the power management chip) that will not be compatible with 4.1.1.

The build number is JZO54K, and the tag is android-4.1.2_r1.

Enjoy,
Conley and JBQ


Jean-Baptiste M. “JBQ” Queru
Technical Lead, Android Open Source Project, Google.

Android 4.1.2 is currently rolling to Nexus 7 Users but devices like

  • Nexus S (though with JZO54H)
  • Galaxy Nexus
  • Xoom

will also get Android 4.1.2 update.

Source: Google Groups

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean rolls out for International Galaxy S III

The owners of Samsung galaxy s3 starts reviving  the official android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Samsung has released its Android 4.1 kernel source, and other open-source bits for the device. The code isn’t directly useful to regular Galaxy S3 owners but it should help community developers get more stable custom ROMs for the device.

This is undoubtedly great news for I9300 owners, some of the responses to this release seem to suggest that it isn’t particularly polished for an official release and contains many of the bugs present in the last leaked version. The software update includes the improvements from the latest version of Android like project butter , Google now, new settings tray and two home screen modes, etc.

Security Flaw Discovered For Samsung Android Phones

If you are using Samsung Android, then this Article is for you. Security Researcher revealed a vulnerability which can wipe out your entire data which means can reset your phone. Researcher, Ravi Borgaonkar at Ekoparty security conference in Argentina demonstrated the vulnerability overnight.

See Demo below:

A simple USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) code – renders the phone inoperable by sending a website, QR code, NFC transmission or push SMS message to the device. These connectivities can reset the Galaxy S III or indeed other Samsung handsets. Once the process of resetting gets started, you can’t abort it by any way.

How To Check Is your Samsung Android Phone Vulnerable or not? Follow Below Steps:

1.Visit this link through your phone’s Web browser.

2. If your phone’s dialler pops up and shows a number, your phone isn’t affected and there’s no need to worry.

But if it Shows IMEI number then your phone is vulnerable.

Then you need to download TelStop App from Google Play Store until official patch or fix from carrier or company. To test again you need to visit above link again and select TelStop when asked to select. If all things are correct than you will get warning of malicious code.

So have you checked if your Android Phone affected with USSD Security flaw or not?

Samsung Galaxy Note 800 available in India

Samsung launched its long awaited  10.1 inch Android 4.0 tablet Samsung Galaxy Note 800 in India in August. It packs in a 10.1-inch WXGA of 1280 x 800 pixel TFT display, 1.4 GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It has a 5MP Auto Focus rear Camera with LED Flash and 1.9MP front camera. The main usp of Note 800 is the Stylus which makes work easy for some apps like S Note, S Planner and Adobe Photoshop Touch.

Galaxy Note is powered with a Exynos 4412 1.4 GHz Quad Core processor with 2GB of RAM and has 16Gb internal storage and can be extended upto 32GB via microSD. The tablet has a 10.1inch capactive display with 1280x800pixel resolution with a long lasting battery life with a 7000mAh Lithium – Ion battery. The tablet has a 5MP rear camera and a 1.9MP front facing camera for video conferencing and weighs about 600gram and will run with Android v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich but there’s no official conformation for a Jelly Bean update.

Other Features

  • Adobe  Photoshop Touch
  • Pop up play
  • Samsung TouchWiz
  • Samsung Hub, Readers Hub/ Music Hub/ Game Hub/ Video Hub*\
  • Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
  • A-GPS (3G version)
  • S-GPS (WiFi version)
  • Glonass

The Samsung Galaxy Note 800 is priced at Rs. 39,990 on other online shopping stores but at MirchiMart, Samsung Galaxy Note 800 is available at just ₹ 36499/-