Hulu Plus Now Available to Select Androids
Hulu today announced that its Hulu Plus service is available to the Android platform for the first time with a new application. Hulu Plus for Android allows subscribers to browse through and stream the video content they want directly from their Android handset. The application works with just six handsets at launch (Nexus One, Nexus S, HTC Inspire 4G, Motorola Droid 2, Motorola Droid X, and the Motorola Atrix), though Hulu said it will add compatibility with more handsets throughout the year. The application is free to download, but Hulu Plus costs $7.99 per month.
Review: Motorola Droid Maxx 2 for Verizon Wireless
The Maxx 2 is the less expensive of Motorola's two new Droid handsets for Verizon Wireless, but it is still a competitive offering. This Android smartphone impresses with excellent build quality and a battery that delivers on Motorola's promises.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
Google Targeting November for Daydream VR Launch
Google today detailed the launch plans for its Daydream virtual reality platform. The company said the Daydream Viewer will be available in November for $79, which includes both the headset and controller together.
Motorola to Let Others Make Mods for Z Droids
Motorola today showed off the Z Droid and Z Droid Force handsets, which are compatible with magnetic modules that attach to the back. The Z Droid and Z Droid Force will have access to a handful of Moto Mods at launch, but Motorola hopes other companies will make Mods, too.
AT&T to Offer Hulu On Its Mobile Devices
AT&T today struck a deal with Hulu that will see the video streaming service offered across AT&T's range of products and platforms. The service will be available through a dedicated web site online, as well as from a mobile application on smartphones and tablets.
Samsung Nexus S
4" display 480 x 800 pixels
Samsung Hummingbird Cortex A8 processor 0 GB RAM
1,500 mAh battery
Headphone Jack (3.5mm), NFC
Motorola Atrix 4G
4" display 540 x 960 pixels
dual-core Nvidia Tegra 2 AP20H processor 1 GB RAM
1,930 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Headphone Jack (3.5mm), Fingerprint Reader
They are not rooted, just using stock gingerbread.