Best Buy offering bonus free headphones with Galaxy Nexus purchase

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Best Buy is offering customers an extra incentive to pick up the Galaxy Nexus through one of their stores or website this week.  Effective immediately (December 15th) and running through December 17th, anyone who buys the new Android 4.0-powered Samsung handset will get to choose from one of ...

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Sony Ericsson releases alpha version of Android 4.0 ROM for unlocked Xperia models

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Sony Ericsson just dropped a note in our inbox to advise that they’ve released an alpha version of an Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for unlocked Xperia devices. If you call yourself a proud owner of an Xperia arc S, Xperia neo V, or Xperia ray, then you can be on the front side of an Android... ...

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Lookout: $1 million stolen from Android users in 2011

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Lookout Mobile Security has gazed into their crystal ball and has come up with some predictions for 2012 as it pertains to mobile users.  What is going to happen to Android users in the new year?  What are the things that we’ll need to keep our eyes on and protect ourselves against?  Are ...

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Cleversense debuts Alfred for Android; promptly purchased by Google

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Google scoops up the restaurant and place recommendation tool for a presumed Siri competitor.

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Kyobo e-Reader features Mirasol display, expects 3 week battery life

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How would you like to measure your Android’s battery life in terms of weeks instead of days or hours?  That may soon be a reality thanks to Mirasol Mems technology which promises up to three weeks of life and uses no backlight.  One of the first devices to offer this display technology, ...

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New Google+ feature lets users turn status updates into Hangout opportunities

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A new feature for Google+ has been announced today which makes it easy to convert a normal status update/conversation into a Hangout with video.  Let’s say you and your buddies are watching a bowl game this winter and each of you has a little bit to say, bragging your team up or talking ...

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The Battle of the Smartphones Begins: T-Mobile’s HTC Amaze 4G vs. iPhone 4S [VIDEO]

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What happens when two hipsters start comparing the cameras in their smartphones?

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AT&T educates their consumers on Gingerbread [VIDEO]

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Take a few minutes to brush up on Android 2.3 with this video.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 becomes American Airlines in-flight entertainment

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Select flights will have access to more than 70 movies as well as television shows, and audio programs with the Samsung tablet.

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Flurry: Developers still supporting iOS three times more than Android

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Flurry blames Google Checkout/Wallet as a chief reason for why developers are not making iOS-like money.

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Hooked Media teams with Best Buy, others to announce ‘Get Discovered’ app contest

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For many developers creating a game is considerably easier than marketing and distributing an application.  Most would rather focus on graphics, UI, and other in-game stuff instead of finding the best ways to get their title discovered.  To address the issue, Hooked Media has partnered with ...

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Carrier IQ issues 19 page document detailing usage

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Carrier IQ released a new 19-page PDF document on their website this week which details all the stuff that they do as well as the stuff that they don’t do.  Staying clear of naming any specific wireless provider, the file does tell us that the intention of Carrier IQ has always been to ...

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22 apps kicked from Android Market over premium SMS toll fraud

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Lookout Mobile Security has identified a new series of Android apps with yet another type of malware, this time in form of premium SMS toll fraud.  Called RuFraud, these applications often disguised themselves as horoscope apps, wallpaper apps for Twilight, and/or free versions of popular ...

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Verizon to release LTE-ready Xperia PLAY

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Could a library of 200+ games and 4G LTE support breathe new life into the PlayStation Phone?

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ShopSavvy knows what Santa is bringing you this year

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The developers look at more than 8 million scans to determine the top gifts of 2011.

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