Samsung Details Galaxy S Series Phones in YouTube Video [VIDEO]

If you’re still on the fence, trying to decide whether or not you should pick up a Samsung Vibrant or Captivate, you’ll want to watch the following video.  If you’re not sure you even know what an Epic 4G or Fascinate is, you’ll want to watch this video.  If you’re ...

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Google Owns 98.29% of Mobile Search Market

All your mobile search are belong to Google. According to a recent report from Statcounter, Google commands 98.29 percent of the mobile search market while their next closest competitor, Yahoo, sits at .81 percent.  Bing comes in third with .46 percent, the same as “other” combined ...

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Verizon Touts Mobile Hotspot in Latest Droid X Spot [VIDEO]

Verizon’s latest television commercial is out and it shows off the mobile hotspot capability built into the phone.  For those of you with this device (or the EVO 4G), you’ll know just how awesome the feature is.  Watch the 30 -second clip below and see what happens when you are at ...

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1-Click Rooting Comes to Droid X

Are you fascinated by the idea of rooting your new Droid X but scared to get involved with the sometimes-convoluted process?  Put your fears aside and check out the Windows-based app which roots (and unroots) your phone with one button.  Although the concept is rather different from methods ...

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LG Optimus Z Announced for Korea, Tablet on the Way

LG Electronics has announced the Korean release of their Android smartphone, the LG Optimus Z (LG-SU950/KU9500).  Running Android 2.1 and featuring a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, the device is being made available through SK Telecom and KT.  Other details include a 3.5 inch WVGA “Hyper” ...

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AdSense for Mobile Success Story: APNDroid

Martin Adamek, one of the developers of APNDroid, recently received an email from Google AdSense for Mobile Applications, letting him know that they’d made some subtle UI changes to the ads. To enhance user experience, the ads now featured a button on the right instead of the entire text ...

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Android to make Google obscenely rich(er)?

It appears Google is expecting to put a little extra coin in its pockets. In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, Eric Schmidt said he thinks Android could bring in as much as $10 billion annually for Google, and based that estimate on the idea that Android could get to 1 billion ...

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App Genome Project Uncovers Wallpaper App That Steals Your Data

The team behind mobile security firm Lookout have been looking at hundreds of thousands of Android and iPhone apps as part of their new App Genome project.  This new initiative was created explicitly to keep mobile users safe from malicious apps.  Have they found anything worthwhile to report?  ...

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Galaxy S Does Froyo and Micro-USB to HDMI

BriefMobile has some interesting information regarding the Samsung Galaxy S. First, it appears that the American varieties of the GS can output High Definition video via a special Micro-USB-to-HDMI cable. This is a specially engineered cable that will be available only via Samsung (at least ...

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Samsung Behold II launches on Cincinnati Bell minus Touchwiz and Cube

Cincinnati Bell has launched another Android handset,  the Samsung Behold II. One thing makes this version of the Behold II stand out against the T-Mobile version, Its not running Samsung’s Touchwiz UI or sporting the “Cube” menu. Android 1.6 and 3.2″ display make this ...

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(UPDATED) Sorting Out Changes to the Android Developer Agreement

Update: A kindly developer who remembers the details of the previous version of the agreement has corrected us on several points. See below. As we reported on Saturday, Android developers have been notified of an updated version of  the Android Market Developer Distribution Agreement. We based ...

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Lumigon to Launch Android Handset In Time For Halloween

Danish company Lumigon has announced that they’ll be launching their first Android handset this October. The handset, known as the T1, will be launching on October 20th, with pre-orders beginning on September 20th. The T1 will sport a 480 x 320 resolution 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen, ...

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Droid Incredible Gets Froyo + Sense, Unofficially

The guys over at XDA Developers have finally managed to get a leaked version of Froyo on the Sense-packing Droid Incredible. Sounds amazing, right? Well, no one has reported any major problems with it as of yet, so it appears to be fully-working. A big thanks goes out to Scuccia, the developer ...

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Sunlight Labs’ “Congress” Leaves Beta

After months in public beta and over 250,000 downloads, Sunlight Labs is announcing that their free Congress app is in the Android Market. Using GPS or ZIP code, the application works like a handy, one-stop-shop with a comprehensive list of Congressional activity. Find your local ...

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Android Market Woes Spill Over to Developer

If you were to ask any avid user of Android what one of the glaring problems of the platform is, most likely you would hear either about fragmentation, or the fact that the app Market has some significant hurdles to overcome.  We have long talked about the fact that to attract new developers to ...

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