Sense 5 and the one S


It was reported yesterday  that HTC had crushed the hopes of One S owners by declaring that the device will NOT be getting an Android 4.2.2 Sense 5 update after we in the community believed and posted some months ago that they would.  So what now for the device owners?  Obviously the only remaining upgrade path is via custom ROM’s ... Read More »

Beware of the Facebook App


So we have known for some time now that Facebook is a huge lover of people’s data, they have often been slated in the past for taking data belonging to people and sharing it with people who shouldn’t have access to it however today on a Google Hangout with’s very own Russell Holly,  CyanogenMod legend’s Steve Kondik and Koushik Dutta it ... Read More »

Has the HD2 finally died?


Earlier tonight the grandfather of HD2 hacking finally put his handset into retirement.  Cotulla, one of the Dark Forces Team members tweeted that for him the HTC HD2 (Leo) had reached a stage where it was now too slow, and was rife with hardware problems on modern projects.   So is this the end for the HD2?  There will still ... Read More »

Veho 360 M4 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker Review


  As most of you will be aware, I have an HTC One which offers some of the best (if not THE best) sound quality from a mobile available today however I’m first to admit that I like loud music and no matter how good BoomSound is, it simply isn’t loud enough for me when I’m out in the back ... Read More »

New Nexus 7 To Arrive This Month?

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When it comes to rumours there are very few that come from “the horses mouth” however this latest one does just that. According to a chat dialogue between a customer and ASUS, it would seem that a new Nexus 7 is inbound with increased specs all round. The new Nexus 7 is said to have a 1980 x 1200 resolution ... Read More »

New Pay as You Go Structure Announced by @ThreeUK

In a move that’s certain to prompt other networks to retaliate and consider how they operate their Pay As You Go business, the UK network Three have announced their new “Game-Changing” Pay As You Go structure today. In short they have removed add-ons from Pay As You Go and will now have flat rate costs for customers making calls, texting ... Read More »

The HTC One Car Kit Review


  If there is one accessory that I find a must have when I buy it’s a Car Kit. For years I used generic car holders that fit pretty much any device however they seem to break a lot or simply cause problems for volume buttons etc… I’ve come to learn since getting my Samsung Galaxy Nexus that  there’s no ... Read More »

Which? Magazine provides Infographic on Smatphone Battery Life


Earlier today Which? Magazine posted an info-graphic on their Google+ page which showed the results of their smartphone battery life tests. It should be noted that this does not take into account overall battery life (how the battery degrades over the handsets life span), which is why the HTC One is bottom of the charging speed chart after HTC took ... Read More »

Google+ is 2 today, Mr Jingles Celebrates

Jingles Birthday Hat

The Google+ Social Network turns 2 today…wow that has gone by quick! Mr Jingles, Google+’s new notification ‘protector’ is here to celebrate. Happy Birthday Google+ from the team at Land of Droid, we, of course, love you (which is why our comments system is now managed by Google+). You will see the new birthday ‘Mr. Jingles’ if you view Google+ ... Read More »

Updated Google Camera App on GE Devices

New Google Camera App

Yesterday Google released the GE (Google Experience) versions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One, these are meant to be near nexus devices but it seems Google have snuck in a new Camera App (which may be the version we will see in Android 4.3) This updated camera app includes some new features such as HDR as well as ... Read More »