If you use the HTC Sensation in the UK then there’s an upgrade waiting for you. Vodafone UK announced today that their Android Ice Cream Sandwich update is all ready to download. Users who have the network running their phone can get the update by going to Settings > About Phone > Software Update > Check Now. The Over The Air service will make the update available in phases to all users.
It’s not rare to find software improve the final results of key input coordinates. One NODO-GT from XDA has developed a mod that will do the HTC Sensation 4G’s camera a lot of good. The mod, called, HQ camera for ICS will help improve the capabilities of the 8-megapixel camera. It disables the compressing of images to JPEG format. Additionally, there improvement in video capture too, with a promise of 1080p video capture at 20fps.
The HTC Sensation has been quite a decent release under the company’s banner for Android phones. However, we’re all set to see a new variant that comes dressed in white. It will also pack Android Ice Cream Sandwich (hence the color white?). If the color is what affects your judgment then you ought to take a better look at the phone since it seems to be more of a silver device, rather than a white one.
We have seen power-providing smartphone covers in the past and found that it is a notable investment for your smartphones. Well, besides the fact that they come in all forms and sizes is the gleaming prospect of them also attempting to add more features like good looks or even rugged forms. The HTC Thunderbolt and Sensation are two phones, which have recently been blessed with a PowerSkin cover that boosts battery power to extend talk time by about 360 minutes. As I said earlier, you are bound to see some exciting features that increase the cover’s value such as shock absorption, zero interference with the HDMI port and cameras of both devices.
HTC are set to unleash twice the goodness of the HTC Sensation. The dual-core smartphone is expected to add some flavor to add some glitz to the otherwise ordinary world of phones in its genre. The spec sheet is as much eye candy as you could expect from a phone. Armed with a powerful 1.2GHz Snapdragon processor, the phone runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and HTC’s very own Sense 3.0. All of this is flaunted by the brilliantly large 4.3-inch display screen. Image capture can be bliss with a good camera on the rear that shoots video at 1080 HD. There’s also a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera for video calling, Friend tracking, 768MB RAM, 8GB microSDHC support to complement the 4GB inbuilt memory, 3G and a lot more.
Augmented reality has been nothing less than a boon to the mankind. But Keio University’s Yasuaki Kakehi Laboratory managed to put some fun application of this mediated reality. Hailed as TagCandy-Variable Candy Sensations Using Augmented Reality, this technology lets one feel various sensations produced by an ordinary candy inserted into the device. You got to suck it and using AR, the device produces fizzy soda, crisp apple and even fireworks sensation.