The latest update to the popular 9 Innings: Pro Baseball 2013 Android game scores a homerun in the Google Play Store! It’s still the only baseball game on Android that’s Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) Licensed, Those of you familiar with this “real-life” baseball experience will be happy to know that the 2013 update just made this awesome game even more incredible than ever.
Some of the great additions you will find in the latest download are:
140 batters and 110 pitchers have been added or moved to new teams
Real photos and stats are well over 1,400 players
Game schedule now shows the real 2013 MLB game schedule
Acknowledgement of Houston Team League change to the American League West Division
Addition of Daily Rewards! Log in each day to earn bonus rewards. » Read the rest
LG is allegedly planning to release a new “Value Pack” (VP) for their Optimus G Pro handset. The new VP brings with it a slew of updates, to include Smart Video and a Dual Camera feature. Smart Video, is eye-tracking software that will:
Pause video playback when the phone recognizes that the user is no longer focused on the screen.
Resumes video playback the moment it recognizes the user is paying attention again.
Dual camera is an extension of the Dual Recording feature LG recently debuted, and will:
Allow the user to take simultaneous pictures from the front and rear cameras.
doubleTwist released a new version of their Android app today that adds a streaming music service named Magic Radio. The new v2.0.0 adds a personalized, streaming music service with access to over 13 million songs. According to doubleTwist, the doubleTwist Player app will examine your music library to create new, infinite playlists from the streaming service. Users can also create their own streaming playlist based on songs in their library or from scratch. Magic Radio is a $3.99 per month service that does not use ads so you can enjoy your music uninterrupted. However, in adding the new Magic Radio service to the app, it appears doubleTwist has removed the Internet Radio feature judging by reviews left in the Google Play Store. If that was an option you enjoyed and used, you may want to hold off on updating until we see whether doubleTwist has a change of heart and adds it back in. » Read the rest
Fantastic news for HTC One X owners tired of waiting for the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OTA…your wait is over! Assuming you were patient and are still running the stock firmware, you can now download it to your handset and update it yourself.
To install the update on your stock device (AT&T version ONLY), simply: » Read the rest
If you’re the owner of a Sprint Optimus G, you’ll want to keep an eye out for the 4.1.2 update that Sprint has announced it will be pushing to your device. You’ll get Google Now, expandable notifications, and all the other awesome features in Jelly Bean. Now we just have to wait and see if AT&T’s Optimus G gets the same treatment anytime soon. Hit the source below to get a full list of new features in the update.
Koushik Dutta, developer of ClockworkMod’s popular Carbon – App Sync and Backup app, announced via Google+ today support for devices that have full device encryption. The new functionality also means the app can work with “Desktop Backup Password” protection, which is used to protect adb backups. In answering questions posed by fellow Google+ users, Dutta indicates he is planning to add cryptfs support in recovery in an upcoming update. » Read the rest
Verizon has started rolling out an update for Galaxy S III owners with a new build number (VRBMB1). The update will bring users to Android 4.1.2 and features improvements for the keyboard’s predictive text function, allows pictures to be taken during calls simultaneously, better sync of emails and enhances Bluetooth connectivity. The size of the update is around 150.3 MB in size and is expected to be on most devices within a week. Let us know what you think of the improvements brought with the latest update in the comments section below.
The Jelly Bean 4.1.2 footprint just got a little larger over night. Reports from XDA members began coming in last night that the AT&T Sony Xperia TL is seeing the 4.1.2 upgrade. These upgrades do appear to be coming via PC Companion however, rather than OTA. From the posts, users are reporting a more fluid user interface and a more reliable WiFi connection. These features are of course in addition to all the standard Jelly Bean features such as Google Now and Project Butter. Additionally there are a few camera tweaks included in the update, including an HDR feature, however burst mode was not added. Go grab it if manually downloading your updates via PC Companion are your thing. Otherwise let us know when you see that OTA update or if you can access the update from your About Phone software update option.
AccuWeather is about to get even more popular with consumers as they have rolled out an update that brings a new UI and widgets to smartphones and tablets. Also coming to tablets are portrait and landscape mode functionality. The ability to set custom forecasts based on your location is now present, as well as push notifications for potential weather disasters on tablets. AccuWeather comes in both a free version with ads and a paid version with no ads for just $1. Click the break for more details and for the download link to the update.
Google’s latest update for Chrome for Android, version 25, has recently jumped up to an official release instead of a beta. Performance and processing are some of the major improvements, and things like pinch-to-zoom are speedier than ever. Hit the links below to get your hands on the update to try out some of these improvements yourself.