Google Wallet Ushers in New Era of Commerce

The future of commerce was unveiled today as Google, FirstData, Sprint, Citi, and MasterCard announced Google Wallet.  Confirming many of the recent rumors, the service is rolling out across select markets later this summer (San Francisco, New York) on handsets that offer NFC (Nexus S 4G).  How ...

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TweetCaster HD Beta for Honeycomb Tablets

Let’s face it, if you like to tweet, you want a good Twitter client for your Android smartphone, and there are plenty of options, from TweetDeck to Twitter for Android. But there are very few for Honeycomb (Android 3.0/3.1). Slowly but surely, the Twitter clients for Honeycomb are growing. Hot ...

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The Sonos/MOG Marriage is so much Win.

Recently, MOG and Sonos announced a partnership that allows Sonos owners to subscribe and listen to music provided by huge catalog the MOG has. As God as my witness, when I got my Sonos units, I said to anyone who would listen, "The only thing this kit is missing is MOG integration, when that ...

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SPB releases SPB Time

  SPB Time is a clock application for Android that has many options and ways to customize it. SPB Time basically revamps your Clock application, which is probably in that “apps I don’t use” folder. Their main focus for the application seems to be a way to integrate the time with moon ...

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New SoundHound App ‘Hound’ Lets Users Speak It, Get It.

The team behind the popular music discovery application SoundHound have done it again. Today sees the developers launching another, albeit completely different, music discovery tool.  Called ‘Hound’, it lets users say the name of an artist, band, or song and get back ...

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Droid Charge Blockbuster App Blocked to Rooted Users

If you haven’t heard, Google’s new movie service on Android 3.1 has been blocked to root users. If you have a rooted Xoom running Android 3.1, you cannot rent or purchase videos from the new Movies section in the Android Market. But it doesn’t end there; the newly released Blockbuster ...

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Updated mSpot Combines Cloud and Storage Locker with Radio Spotter Beta

An updated version of mSpot has arrived in the Android Market today which blends storage locker services, radio, and cloud music. More specifically, mSpot combines the best parts of services like Pandora, Amazon and Google music storage, MOG, Rhapsody, and iTunes with a hint of Shazam. The new ...

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Google Maps Updated to V5.5

Version 5.5 of Google Maps adds better support for checking in and out of places, as well as rating them. Google has made checking in as easy as clicking the “check in” button on the location page. If you want to rate or review your location, you can just click the “rate and review” ...

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Ubuntu Ported To the Galaxy S II

The Galaxy S II isn't even officially available yet in the US but it has already been rooted, overclocked and the first custom ROMs are coming up as well. I used to run Ubuntu on my original Galaxy S (Just for fun of course, like you can effectively use Ubuntu on a 4" screen), so I decided to ...

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Sprint training their representatives for Motorola XPRT launch

A leaked image shows that Sprint is training their customers for the coming launch of the Motorola XPRT (pronounced “expert”). This phone is the Sprint version of the Vzw Droid Pro and boasts a 3.1” Screen, 1 GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, and international capabilities. The audience ...

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First Look at Sprint’s Samsung SPH-D600

Time to toss another handset on your radar today as we get our first look at the mid-range Samsung SPH-D600 for Sprint.  Early details include a 480×320 resolution display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and support for Sprint’s 4G network.  We can also see that ...

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AT&T launching 4G LTE in 5 cities this Summer

Well with all the hype of 4G LTE, AT&T has jumped on the bandwagon and announced 5 cities that will be receiving this 4G LTE coverage during the summer, and they plan to add 10 more by the end of 2011. The aforementioned cities are: Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, TX Chicago, IL Atlanta, ...

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Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY Review

I’ve been playing with a Verizon-branded version of the Xperia PLAY for around two weeks now and wanted to share my opinions on the new gaming/phone hybrid.  I attended a Google IO developer session where Sony Ericsson gave these to the people in attendance.  I am also aware that there is ...

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Sprint and Motorola Planning Something Special for June 9

We just got an invite to a luncheon in New York next month where Sprint and Motorola will let attendees get some hands-on time with their latest collaborations.  We can’t really imagine them getting together to let us play with a Wi-Fi version of the XOOM, nor the recently announced XPRT ...

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Verizon to Commence Gingerbread Update for Droid X

Droid X owners are advised to be on the lookout for a new software update this Friday.  Starting on May 27th, the carrier will begin deploying Android 2.3 Gingerbread to the Motorola handset, tossing in a slew of new features.  You’ll have to head over to Verizon’s support page now ...

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