Boingo Wireless Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Celebrating their 10th anniversary Boingo Wireless rang the NASDAQ opening bell this morning.  A newly public company, Boingo is happy to announce their 10th anniversary celebration by awarding their customers and fans with gifts through the remainder of 2011.

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Track, Analyze, and Compare Bicycle Rides with Strava

Cycling enthusiasts have another biking app to put on their radar with Strava landing in the Android Market late last week. Like its iPhone counterpart before it, lets users track speed, power, distance, and climb from their handsets while on the go. Using the GPS found in Android smart phones, ...

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Samsung Mobile Singapore Outs High-Res Images of AT&T Galaxy Attain

The Singapore division for Samsung Mobile has accidentally outed the first high-resolution images of AT&T’s Galaxy Attain.  The Ma Bell-branded version of the Galaxy S II doesn’t have a launch date but that apparently doesn’t matter.  Come to think of it, there ...

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Sprint’s Mid-Range Samsung Conquer 4G Expected Late July

Additional details surfaced over the weekend for an upcoming Samsung handset headed to Sprint. Previously known only by its model number SPH-D600, the phone is expected to be called the Samsung Conquer 4G when it arrives July 24th. Specifications include a 1GHz processor, 3.1-megapixel camera, ...

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First Custom ROM Available for the XOOM!

Well it’s been quite a wait, but finally the first custom ROM for the Motorola Xoom is available.  You’ll have to head over at the XDA developers forum to grab it – thank member bigrushdog while you’re there. Team Tiamat (the same guys that brought us those blistering ...

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GiqueGear ‘Smart Station’ is Handy Hybrid Carrying Case

I’d like to turn your attention a company called GiqueGear (pronounced Geek Gear)and their Smart Station carrying case/phone stand hybrid.  These guys have come up with what I think is a unique approach to protecting and carrying your Android handset. I was somewhat hesitant to try out a ...

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Get Your Newspaper Fix with PressReader

About two weeks into playing with my Motorola XOOM, I realized that my Android usage was starkly different on tablet than it is on a handset.   The types of applications I was using on a 10-inch tablet were more geared to consumption of data.  Be it magazines, books, web, or news apps, I ...

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Adobe Peers into the Future of Linked, Location-Based Apps

How cool would it be to arrive at a museum and have your phone tell you that there is an official app designed to walk you through the halls?  Acting as a virtual tour guide, the app would tell you all about the pictures and sculptures in the halls. While that application would be awesome,... ...

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Amazon Stocking up on Digital Magazines Ahead of Android Tablets?

Could Amazon be adding a bunch of digital magazines to their repertoire in anticipation of their Android tablet launch?  It certainly looks that way. According to a website called Beyond Black Friday, the online giant has been busy lately, offering up a host of new Kindle versions of magazines. ...

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Living Vicariously: Watch Motorola and Sprint Luncheon Event [VIDEO]

Motorola and Sprint took to New York yesterday where they announced a renewed partnership and unveiled a pair of new Android smart phones in the process.  Press releases and images were immediately made available and paint a good picture as to what to expect.  Later in the day, Sprint dropped a ...

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Android Market Compatibility Checking Added

For quite a while now the Android Market has been a kind of “work-in-progress.” But, with a UI overhaul not too long ago, another one planned, and a bunch of new features being added to the web market (such as new charts and “trending apps”), Google seems to be really ...

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Samsung Infuse Hitting Rogers Wireless Soon

AT&T and Samsung  recently launched a new Android powered device which is known as the Infuse 4G, and it’s Samsung’s first ever 4G handset over at AT&T. It’s huge, good looking, and its design is similar to Samsung Galaxy S II. When it was announced back at CES, ...

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab Commercial Lands Online with Obligatory iPad 2 Burn [VIDEO]

Well, the official Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 “commercial” has landed on YouTube and as you’d expect, there’s a dig at Apple.  And really, why not?  You gotta pull out all the stops when you’re trying to differentiate yourself from the competition.  It just so happens ...

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U.S. Cellular Pledges Another Seven Android 2.3 Smart Phones, HTC Tablet for 2011

U.S. Cellular just let loose with their device lineup as it looks for the remainder of the year, and there’s plenty of Android to go ’round.  The carrier is looking to debut no less than seven Android smart phone and at least one 7-inch tablet from HTC over the next few months. ...

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Sprint & Motorola Announce Photon 4G, Get Cozier With Each Other

The luncheon is over and Motorola and Sprint have just announced a “reinvigorated” business relationship. As a demonstration of this, Sprint, along with their prepaid brands of Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA, will release more than 10 new Motorola devices in 2011. The first of ...

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