Samsung Vibrant loses CyanogenMod support due to emergency dialing issues

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Some bad news for any Samsung Vibrant users out there running CyanogenMod. It appears there are issues with the way the radio interface layer interacts with the audio layer and the result is the inability to dial 911. This isn’t a simple fix as it requires Samsung to release the ...

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Huawei Sonic launches as an Android prepaid goPhone for AT&T, drops the Sonic in place of Fusion

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Those of you looking for a low-tier prepaid Android solution may be interested in the new Huawei Fusion. The Fusion started off as the Huawei Sonic and was earlier pictured by pocketnow sporting AT&T branding. It was later learned that the Huawei Sonic was in fact the Huawei Fusion, an ...

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Swarm LLC releases free social SDK for Android developers

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Swarm LLC has just released a social SDK for Android developers, with tools like leaderboards, achievements, and even cloud storage.

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ASUS Transformer Prime to receive Android 4.0 next month?

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The ASUS Transformer Prime is considered as one of the hottest Android devices of 2011, and it was announced by ASUS a few weeks ago as the first ever NVIDIA Quad-core tablet. While the Prime has already been available for pre-order, it’s set to hit the market by the end of this month and ...

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4G LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 headed to Verizon?

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While Verizon continues to deprive us of the one thing we want, they certainly have no shortage of Android powered tablets. It now appears another will join the ranks among Verizon’s inventory. According to these images acquired by Droid-Life, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 appears to be ...

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Evernote announce 3 million Skitch downloads, new feature

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Evernote today announced that they have exceeded three million downloads of their Skitch application for Android devices.  At a rate of one download per 1.5 seconds, it’s safe to say that the app does down well for itself in just over three months.  Commendable stuff to be sure but we ...

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Various versions of Galaxy S II on sale at Amazon

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Just a quick note to let you guys know that the various iterations of the Samsung Galaxy S II are on sale over at Amazon Wireless.  Depending on which carrier you are looking for, the hot Gingerbread devices range in price from $99.99 up to $199.99 with contract.  Sprint’s model, the Epic ...

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Toshiba’s 7-inch Thrive goes on sale

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The 7-inch variation of the Toshiba Thrive has gone on sale this week, giving U.S. consumers yet another option in portable Honeycomb experiences.  Available in either 16GB ($379) or 32GB ($429) models, the Thrive 7 includes a 1GHz Tegra 2 dual-core processor, 5-megapixel rear camera and ...

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More Sony Ericsson Nozomi images leaked, SE branding still intact

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For almost 3-4 months, we haven’t seen any powerful flagship device released from Sony Ericsson, but that’s all about to change once the Nozomi hits the market. The Sony Ericsson Nozomi, which is due next year, will be featuring Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a 1.5 GHz processor, ...

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Huawei becomes first manufacturer to push out an Android 4.0 update, and no, the device is not available in the U.S.

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Google’s latest and greatest OS announced outside of the U.S. — check! First device to feature Google’s latest and greatest OS released outside of the U.S. — check!. First device to be updated to Google’s latest and greatest OS not available in the U.S. — ...

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New filtering options show up in Android Market

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The web-based version of the Android Market continues to get better and better over time, this time adding in new filtering options.  Swing by the Android Market today and you’ll notice that you can now pare down reviews based on specific handsets, star ratings, and version of ...

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NOOK Color update 1.4.1 adds Netflix support, NOOK comics and more…

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Don’t close the book on the NOOK Color just yet. Barnes & Noble is keeping with their promise to continue improving and updating content for its popular NOOK Color. Today they have announced software update 1.4.1 for the NOOK Color, and with it comes a few features that some of you ...

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LG Revolution successor, the Spectrum, gets spied in render form

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We’re getting our first look at the successor to the LG Revolution thanks to leaked renders which surfaced over on PocketNow. Details for the 4G LTE ‘Spectrum’ handset look promising and keep right in line with other high-end Android smartphones. Hardware includes a 720p HD ...

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Amazon to issue software update to Kindle Fire in “next two weeks”

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Amazon hears the initial complaints for their Kindle Fire and look to address some of them with an update.

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Samsung announces 300 million+ handset shipments for 2011

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Samsung announced over the weekend that they have shipped more than 300 million handsets worldwide in 2011 with a month left to go.  Easily besting last year’s 280 million figure, we’re anxious to see where they end up for the full year.  The strategy of releasing flagship devices ...

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