For those of you city dwellers who do not own a vehicle, but would like to have access to one from time to time, Zip Car offers you just that with the ability to rent a vehicle for an hour or a day. I first saw the Zip Car model when visiting home in Boston, and I thought it was a great idea, but it was lacking a mobile way to reserve a vehicle. Oh sure, if you own an iPhone, you could use the app there, but since I like having control of the things I own, I of course use Android. Well, Zip Car heard the feedback of no mobile app on the Android platform, and have released a beta app for use with Google’s mobile OS.
Before I begin my gushing discourse of the love I have for Sonos and it’s newly minted Android controller app, I have to diclose the fact that Sonos sent me a review unit to use, of which that I do not have to return to them. So simply put, I have to disclose that they gave me free stuff. That being said, they did not need to buy my love whatsoever, because using Sonos for me is like sitting a fat man down to a 15 course meal, with some magic thrown on top that makes it feel like he never gets full.
Exactly four months from the day they first announced the handset, Samsung and AT&T have officially given customers a firm price and launch date for the Infuse 4G. Look for Ma Bell to offer the “Nation’s Thinnest 4G Smartphone” at $199.99 come May 15th. How …
We are preparing for another big AGTNFTW Droidcast this evening. Special guests from Sonos and T-Mobile are headlining the show tonight. The T-Mobile KMOBS challenge will be a big topic and should make for an interesting discussion. Great interviews and the usual geek talk are …
News and RSS reader Taptu just dropped version 1.4 in the Android Market bringing a completely new experience with it. Designed with 3.0 tablets in mind, Taptu takes advantage of the Fragment API, splitting things up nicely across large screens. The new release offers users …
An update to the Google Earth app for Android today adds enhanced support for Honeycomb tablets. As detailed on the Google Blog, the application adds features such as full textured 3D buildings and a host of layers (Panoramio, roads, Wikipedia, etc). Tap on a picture …
Barnes & Noble is expected to announce another device in their NOOK lineup later this month, possibly more powerful than its predecessors. Although the full details remain hazy at this point, whispers peg the new model with a couple of potential features. On one side, …
Just one week after Distimo projected a summer time frame for Android app outnumbering Apple’s, market research firm research2guidance is predicting something very similar. After crunching numbers and consulting the crystal ball, r2g sees Android taking the lead in August. At that point, they forecast the Android …
Following quickly on the heels of the Green ID pack, Sprint announces another bundle of like-minded applications for niche users. Called the Relay ID pack,this collection of apps, widgets, and wallpapers is targeted at anyone who is deaf or has a hard time hearing on …
Say what you will about Gameloft’s policies, it’s hard to deny their ability to churn out compelling games. Really, what bugs us most is that their full library is not available in the Android Market, making it tough to re-download games from one phone to …
Sprint just pulled the curtain back on their first Android smart phone to feature enterprise-class security, the Motorola XPRT. Powered by Android 2.2 , the phone runs Motoblur and comes with a 3.1-inch display, full QWERTY keyboard, a 5-megapixel camera, and 2GB memory card. Not that …
Sprint and Motorola have just announced the successor to the last year’s push-to-talk i1 with the Android 2.1-powered Titanium. Built with the same military-grade specifications as its predecessor, the Titanium features a full QWERTY keyboard, a 3.1-inch touch screen, and 5-megapixel camera. Like the i1 …
After missing their original, albeit unconfirmed, launch dates, three of Verizon’s upcoming Android handsets are now expected to arrive over next few weeks. According to Droid-Life the Droid X2 and LG Revolution are both slated for a release on May 12th, one week from tomorrow. …
Word on the street is that HTC is conducting a focus group with female users, trying to put together a knockout Android phone targeted at the ladies. According to ThisIsMyNext, the Verizon smart phone currently carries a code name of ‘Bliss’ and features both physical …
Feedly 2.0 is now in the Android Market and it’s a thing of beauty. In fact, after one day of usage, we’re ready to call it one of the best examples of Honeycomb optimization we’ve seen thus far. While the RSS reader/mind feeder comes preloaded …
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