Xperia PLAY scores Dead on Arrival as exclusive title

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  The Xperia PLAYgets another new exclusive game this week with the arrival (pun) of Dead on Arrival.  Created as a top-down 3D game, players have a bunch of weapons at their disposal to help them fight off the approaching zombies.  If you’ve got one of these Sony Ericsson handsets ...

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Google folds Checkout into Wallet

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Google, hoping to lessen confusion among some of their brands and services, is folding Google Checkout into Google Wallet.  The move makes perfect sense to us as we expect to find ourselves using Wallet more with time.  An email started getting sent out last night to pretty much anyone who has ...

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Orange announces San Francisco II for UK

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  Orange today announced that it will soon be offering the Orange San Francisco II budget smartphone later this month. Powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread and running an 800MHz processor, the handset will be made available across all direct retail channels. Additional specifications include ...

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Platform Wars: A Meditation on the Amazon Kindle Fire and the B&N NOOK Tablet

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  Last night on the weekly podcast, we discussed the Amazon Kindle Fire and the new Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet, or,  the artist formerly known as the NOOK Color.  Are these actual e-Readers evolving into real tablets or are we witnessing the convergence of gadgets to come? The e-Reader ...

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Sprinkle now available for Android 2.3+ devices

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An update to the popular fire-fighting game Sprinkle allows for play on all Android 2.3+ devices, including many tablets. Available in the Android Market, the game is billed as a “water-physics based puzzler”.  We bill it as downright addictive.  Like Shadowgun, the title was ...

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Shadowgun update allows for play non-Tegra device

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  A new update to the incredibly sharp looking Shadowgun has opened the door to playing the game on non-Tegra devices.  According to Androidnext.dethe update changelog indicates support for  PowerVR and Adreno GPUs.  What’s more they were able to sideload Shadowgun onto a number of ...

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Taptu 2.0 prepares for Ice Cream Sandwich

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  Taptu today announced it 2.0 released of their popular social news reading application for Android, adding new support for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.  Among the finer details, this means support for HD displays as well as phones without menu keys (Galaxy Nexus).  Moreover, the app ...

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Nook Tablet allows for third party app installs via web

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Install your favorite book application on the Barnes & Noble tablet.

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eBLASTER helps parents sleep easy with Geofencing alerts [PRESS RELEASE]

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VERO BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SpectorSoft® Corporation – the leader in PC, Mac, laptop, Internet, and mobile monitoring and analysis software – today introduced new Geofencing capabilities to enable parents to better understand the whereabouts of their children through their ...

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Android reaches 200 million activations, doubles in just six months

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Today, during Google’s music event, Google’s director of digital content for Android shared the latest number of global Android device activations — and boy was it a doozy. In just six months time, the number of activated Android devices doubled from 100 million back in May, to 200 ...

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Qualcomm wants you to know they too can have exclusive games; say hello to GameCommand

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Along with today’s announcement of Qualcomm’s new S4 Snapdragon processors comes Qualcomm’s answer to the whole NVIDIA Tegra optimized/exclusive game business. Qualcomm has announced GameCommand, an application designed to help users quickly find the latest Snapdragon featured ...

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Amazon: Buy a hotspot-ready Android, get a $100 gift card (Even penny phones!)

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The holiday promotion runs through the end of the year.

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Qualcomm to cover all tiers of smartphones and tablets with new Snapdragon processors

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Qualcomm announced their new next-gen Snapdragon S4 mobile processors today along with enhancements to their S1 line. Qualcomm aims to enhance user experience and improve battery life across all tiers of smartphones and tablets with their faster, more efficient processors. Qualcomm’s S4 ...

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Amazon pulling fast one, Kindle Fire hides competing ebook apps

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After some examination, it's been discovered that the Kindle Fire doesn't show its competitors' ebook apps in the App Store. This is an interesting move by Amazon.

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Sprint holding Black Friday frenzy on Thanksgiving weekend

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With all these Black Friday deals floating around, Sprint didn't want to be left out. So they're holding a sale through Black Friday weekend, with some awesome deals on killer devices.

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