Updated Skype App Supports Video Chat for 17 Additional Devices

A new version (2.1.0.46) of Skype has landed in the Android Market today, adding video chat support to another 17 devices.  The total now sits at 21 supported Android handsets and includes a few notable handsets such as the EVO 4G, Thunderbolt, and Xperia PLAY.  The caveat here is that if ...

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HTC Details Bootloader Process for “Developers and Enthusiasts”

It’s been a few weeks since HTC last updated us on their plans on the hot button issue of unlocking bootloaders. The hardware maker took to their Facebook page again last night to fill in a few details as to where things are and how the process will work. HTC tells us that they are... Read More

Verizon Roadmap Through Early 2012 Leaked

Verizon’s smart phone plans for the next six months have just been spilled online and it’s got a whole bunch of Android.  IGN has obtained a copy of the carrier’s roadmap as it pertains to the time frame of September through January of next year and was more than happy to ...

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Platinum Apps Releases Pair of Honeycomb Games

We’re huge fans of games that are easy to learn but darn near impossible to put down.  A simple premise and high replay value will often win out over 3D graphics and immerse story lines – we’d rather play that stuff on an X-BOX 360 or PS3.  With that being the case, we were ...

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[Opinion] The ShiftyJelly Saga and What I’ve Learned

By now you may have read the blog/rant “Amazon App Store: Rotten to the Core.” This blog rant was written by developers ShiftyJelly and takes on the pros and cons (well more cons really) of the Amazon App Store and its “Free App of the Day” program. This piece has been ...

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GroupMe Turns 3.0, Adds Direct Messaging, Improved UI and More…

GroupMe celebrated the big 3.0 today (and then the big 3.0.1 for bug fixes) by going global with a slew of added features and enhancements sure to make users smile. The BBM-like group messaging app allows users to create and engage in conversations regardless of phone type. Although full SMS ...

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Toshiba Deploys Update to Address Wake, Sleep Issues for Thrive Tablet

Toshiba just notified us that they have released a software update to address the sleep/wake/resume issue plaguing the Thrive tablet.  The problem that “a limited number” of users were experiencing was that the tablet would not wake up from standby. According to a Toshiba ...

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Noogra Nuts, the Android Exclusive Headbutting Squirrel

We just received an email from the developers of a new game called Noogra Nuts which presents players with a simple premise.  You get two minutes (as a squirrel) to headbutt as many nuts and acorns as you can.  While it doesn’t sound like much on the sruface, we immediately fell in love ...

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Google: Microsoft, Oracle, Apple Mounting a “Hostile Campaign” Against Android

Google Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, David Drummond, has taken to the official Google blog to shed light on the recent patent war that’s been unfolding over the last few months.  As he puts it, “Android is on fire” and because of that, a number of competitors ...

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Sony Releases Penultimate Episode in Tablet Video Series [VIDEO]

The fourth of five planned Sony tablet videos has arrived online, and has been the case all along, we get our best look yet of the two tablets.  The 1:39 video takes a while to get to the meat and potatoes but we do get to see video out and an insanely quick photo capture.... Read More

IDC: Android and iPhone in Dead Heat to Win Enterprise

A new IDC Appcelerator survey indicates that Android and Apple are in a two-way race to eat up the mobile enterprise. With roughly 44 percent of 1,625 polled developers favoring iOS and another 44 percent choosing Android, everyone else is left fighting over the remaining 12 percent. Windows ...

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Qualcomm Re-brands Snapdragon Line to Lessen Confusion

Qualcomm, in an attempt to clear up growing confusion, has decided to re-brand the various iterations of their Snapdragon processors.  As some of you may already know, there are multiple versions of Qualcomm processors in the market, some considerably more powerful than others.  And since not ...

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Samsung Admire to Be Cellular South’s First Gingerbread Device

Cellular South has opened up a landing page for their next Android handset, the Samsung Admire.  Arriving as the carrier’s first Android 2.3 Gingerbread handset, the specifications look to be on the low to mid range.  Details include a 3.5 inch display, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and support ...

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Scottrade Brings Secure Online Trading to Your Android Smart Phone with New App

Scottrade released an official Android app yesterday which will surely appeal to investors and day traders everywhere.  The free application runs on devices with Android 1.5 or higher offers real-time news, analysis, and research tools directly in your pocket.  Not only will users be able to ...

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Google+ for Android Updated, Improved Notifications Included

Google+ for Android received a nice little update bringing it to version 1.0.5. Many of the changes brought about have been directly related to user feedback which not only shows you that Google cares about its newest product but that Goggle+ is evolving with its users and not against them. In ...

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