Harman Among First Companies to Offer Android Open Accessory Protocol Support

Harman (JBL, Harman Kardon, Infinity) has become one of the first companies to support Google’s new Android Open Accessory Protocol.  Announced back at Google IO 2011, it allows for products running Honeycomb (3.1+) or Gingerbread (2.3.4+) to easily connect with accessories such as ...

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Droid Incredible 2 Gets Gingerbread Update

In terms of Android updates, Verizon has started off the week with a bang.  Following directly on the heels of yesterday’s maintenance release for the HTC Thunderbolt, the Gingerbread update has arrived for the HTC Droid Incredible 2. Customers can manually download and install the ...

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Samsung to Launch Gingerbread for Galaxy Tab UK Version in Coming Weeks?

According to recent reports, the UK version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab (7-inch) is set to receive its Android 2.3 update in the near future.  Recombu advises that a a source close to Samsung is claiming that UK version of Galaxy Tab will receive Gingerbread in coming weeks via Kies.    

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Google Shopper 2.0 Arrives with Refreshed UI

Google has released a brand new version of their Shopper application today, making it easier for consumer to find, save and redeem local offers.  Previous users will notice a refreshed user interface, moving ‘Starred’ and ‘History’ to the top and placing new tabs across the bottom. It’s ...

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Samsung Hercules = Galaxy S II for T-Mobile?

The Samsung Galaxy S II was recently launched, and it’s one of the best Android devices available on the market. Unfortunately, people stateside can’t get their hands on this amazing device. But it looks like that’s about to change. TmoNews is reporting that T-Mobile will be ...

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OTA Update Available for HTC Thunderbolt Users

Thunderbolt owners! Open your settings, go to "Software Update", and click "Check New", because Verizon has just sent out the 1.70.605.0 build! While it is still Froyo, the update does include some enhancements.

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EA Drops Scrabble into Android Market

Making good on last week’s promise, EA has released the official Scrabble application on Android.  Weighing in at 18MB+, the game can be downloaded on any handset running 2.1 and up.  Sorry tablet owners, you’re out of luck for now.  The game features cross-platform compatibility ...

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T-Mobile Gives myTouch 4G Slide July 27 Launch Date

T-Mobile filled in the final blank for the myTouch 4G Slide today in announcing its launch date.  As Phone Scoop tells us, the digital camera-centric Android phone will arrive on July 27th with a $199.99 price point in tow.  Customers can begin pre-ordering their own myTouch 4G Slides come July ...

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Five Reasons Why Google+ Will Not Be Another Google Wave

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or camping) for the last two weeka, you’ve heard by now that Google has entered the social networking game with a new service called Google+.  Chances are pretty good that you learned of their effort via that other service from some friend of ...

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New Screen Compatibility Modes Coming to “Near-Future Release of Honeycomb

The Android developers blog has a post up today which should be considered good news to owners of large screen tablets.  According to the team, a new version of Honeycomb is coming in short order and it will have a built-in feature that will make more apps compatible with the 10-inch screen ...

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AT&T Announces $49 HTC Status for July 17

AT&T has just announced that the Facebook-heavy HTC Status will be arriving this coming Sunday, July 17th.  The Android 2.3.3-powered (Gingerbread)  handset will run $49.99 with a two-year contract and will be available in four colors (black, silver, pink and blue).  Best Buy will also ...

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SpaceTime Studios and The Big Android BBQ Sponsorship Giveaway!

We are proud to announce the addition of SpaceTime Studios, (Pocket Legends, Star Legends: Blackstar Chronicles) as the latest sponsors for the 2011 BigAndroidBBQ.  Although Star Legends: Blackstar Chronicles is in private beta, we’ve secured some beta keys to give away over the next two ...

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GetJar to Apple: We Won’t be Subject to This Kind of Bullying

You’ve probably heard by now that Apple is trying to get a corner on the ‘App Store’ title.  As they see it, companies such as Amazon and, more recently, GetJar, shouldn’t be allowed to use the term. While big corporations may take an official stance and issue a press ...

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Amazon Announces ‘Digital Bonus’ to Entice Android Device Purchases

Amazon has announced a new initiative today to help attract customers looking to buy Android handsets or tablets.  Called the Digital Bonus, it’s Amazon’s way of thanking buyers with content that better helps them take advantage of the new hardware.  How does it work?  Simple.  Buy ...

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Philly Newspaper Subscribers to Get Discounted Android Tablets

According to AdWeek, Philadelphia residents will soon find themselves able to participate in a first-of-its-kind pilot program.  Subscribers to the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News are expected to be able to purchase Android tablets at a discounted price.  These tablets ...

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