Google and Samsung Pushing Back “Big” Announcement

Looks like we’ll be waiting a bit longer for Samsung and Google to unveil their big project.  Widely expected to be the announcement of the Galaxy Nexus, October 11th was the date we had circled on our calendar. Samsung and Google decide to postpone the new product announcement at CTIA ...

Read More

HTC Flyer now Available on U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular customers can now purchase the HTC Flyer for as low as $399.99 when signing up for a 2-year 5GB data plan. They’re also offering the Flyer for $599.99 with a 2-year 200MB plan but that’s kind of a steep price to pay to be locked in for two years. For those interested, ...

Read More

Motorola XOOM Family Edition Hitting Stores Soon

So apparently Motorola did some secret focus group poll thingy and came up with the bright idea of packaging kid-centric content into a $500 device and calling it the “Motorola XOOM Family Edition.” What a brilliant idea (insert sarcasm). Most of us parents are out shopping for tech ...

Read More

Best Buy Drops Price of HTC Scribe Digital Pen to $39.99 [Deal Alert]

Best Buy recently set the tech blogs ablaze with their HTC Flyer price snafu. There was a pricing “error” giving the HTC Flyer a brief $99 price tag and techies around the globe were ready to go all “HP Touchpad” and gobble up the inventory. Unfortunately, Best Buy since ...

Read More

HTC Sensation XL/Runnymede Officially Announced with Beats Audio

HTC is on a roll these days as they recently announced the Sensation XE and now they are back with another addition to their Sensation line. Today, they officially announced the HTC Sensation XL, previously known as HTC Runnymede, which was leaked a lot of times before and even said to be ...

Read More

Sony Mulls Buying Out Ericsson to Gain Full Control on Mobile Front

Sony Ericsson, the joint mobile venture formed between Sony Corp. and Telefon AB L.M. back in 2001 may be nearing its final days. No, not because of lagging phone sales or a lack of direction. Instead, the word on the streets is that Sony wants to buy out the other half in an effort to... Read More

Air Penguin Drops out of the Sky, Onto Android

The last we had heard, penguins couldn’t fly.  Apparently someone didn’t notify the guys at GAMEVIL as they’ve just dropped their latest game in the Android Market, Air Penguin. Developed by Enterfly Inc. as part of the GAMEVIL Partner Fund, the game has players gliding, ...

Read More

Comparing the Galaxy Nexus to the Nexus S

We were looking at the leaked Galaxy Nexus specifications this afternoon and wanted to see how they stack up to last year’s Nexus S handset.  Is it really that big of a difference?  Does it move the Android platform and mobile landscape forward with small steps or is it a giant leap? ...

Read More

Google Books Now Officially Available in the UK

It’s been a long time coming, but with a recent update Google Books is now live in the UK. Meaning British users can now purchase published books to read on your phones and tablets rather than being limited to the free public domain books. Reflecting this change is an updated Market (both ...

Read More

Rdio Begins Offering Ad-Free, On-Demand Music

Rdio has begun offering their consumers a new ad-free, on-demand service today, a first in the music space. Available immediately, the new plan provides users access to more than 12 million songs with fully personalized profile and music collection. Customers will find that they can listen to ...

Read More

Amazon Outlines App Development for Kindle Fire

At some point over the last week or so, Amazon posted a few common development question as it pertains to the new Kindle Fire.  Will Android developers need to do anything special to ensure that it plays nicely with the new “tablet” when it arrives in November?  When does an app ...

Read More

Galaxy Nexus to Be Verizon Exclusive; Full Specs Revealed

Here we go!  Details have landed at Boy Genius Report this morning that sound like the official list of specifications for the upcoming Nexus Prime.  As it turns out, the final name appears to be swirling around the Galaxy Nexus, something we’ve heard in passing a time or two. According ...

Read More

Best Buy Knocks HTC Flyer Down to $100 (UPDATE: False Alarm)

Best Buy has dropped the price of the HTC Flyer all the way down to a super-attractive $99 price point.  Currently out of stock on their website, the Android 2.3-powered tablet features a custom version of Sense UI designed for the larger 7-inch display. Specifications include 16GB internal ...

Read More

Google TV Director: “Honeycomb Due in Three to Four Weeks”

Google TV’s Director of Content, Donagh O’Malley, was speaking at a Q&A this week where he indicated that the long-awaited Honeycomb update would be out in a month’s time.  Participating as a member of a panel at the Connected TV Panel, MIPCOM 2011, O’Malley remarked that ...

Read More

Google Shopper Updated to 2.2, +1 Your Favorite Products and More…

Google Shopper has been my shopping buddy for quite some time and is one of the most used apps on my phone. Yesterday Google released an update bringing it to 2.2 and adding a few new features worth noting. With this update you will now be able to: +1 your favorite products Save products to... ...

Read More