Qualcomm’s GameCommand ready for Android Market debut

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Qualcomm has all but wrapped up work on their answer to NVIDIA’s TegraZone and expect to open the doors next week.  Dropping in the Android Market on January 10th (first day of CES), Snapdragon GameCommand will give consumers and gamers a quick way to find Snapdragon optimized, featured ...

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Digitimes: Google’s “Nexus Tablet” to be 7-inch, cost under $200

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New details come into light for the rumored Google tablet.

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Boost Mobile announces their first Android for under $100 – Samsung Replenish

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Boost Mobile today announced that they will be offering the Samsung Replenish starting tomorrow with a super-appealing price tag.  Bowing as the first Android smartphone on the carrier’s network for less than $100, the handset helps bolster the no-contract lineup with a low-cost ...

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Sprint and Samsung announce white Epic 4G Touch for January 8

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With this announcement there are now three white editions of the popular Galaxy S II series in the United States.

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Google: Gingerbread leads all Android versions at 55.5% as Ice Cream Sandwich scratches surface

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Android 4.0 has started to make a dent in the platform versions chart, but Gingerbread leads all.

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Distimo: Android Market at 400,000 applications, growing faster

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Distimo has a new blog post this week which provides a handful of interesting Android figures, most notably the total number of applications in the Android Market.  According to their calculation, there are now 400,000 apps from around the world.  Although this is not an officially recognized ...

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Velocity Micro to unveil pair of affordable ICS tablets at CES

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Velocity Micro, makers of the Cruz tablet line, is ready to pull the curtain back on a pair of new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwiches at CES next week.  The next generation of Cruz products keep with the tradition of respectable specifications and an affordable price point and come in 7-inch and ...

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Samsung announces GALAXY Ace Plus for trendy professionals

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Samsung isn’t wasting much time in getting the year off and running, today announcing a new addition to their Android lineup.  Expected to arrive in Russia later this month, the Galaxy Ace Plus will also make its way across Europe, Latin America, CIS, Africa, China, and parts of Asia. ...

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INQ Mobile scraps plans for Facebook-heavy Cloud Q

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INQ Mobile, after a less-than-stellar year, has decided to shelve the upcoming and unofficial Facebook phone, the Cloud Q.  The handset which made its debut all the way back in February 2011 was set to run Android 2.2 and feature a 2.6-inch display and a QWERTY keyboard. Electricpig has learned ...

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T-Mobile to hold “New Year, New Phone Sale” this weekend

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The carrier kicks off the new year with a return to one of their more popular sales.

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Kindle Fire gets its own USA Today app

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Did you find a Kindle Fire waiting for you under the tree this year?  No?  Maybe it was in your stocking?  Either way, you’ll be happy to learn that USA Today has released a new version of their application, designed specifically for the Amazon Kindle Fire.  Rather than simply offering up ...

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II coming to Android devices in new year

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Sega today announced that another chapter in the popular Sonic series is set to arrive on Android devices in 2012.  Without providing a specific date or time frame, Sega indicates that Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II will make its way into the Android Market with optimization for Tegra 2 ...

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Doodle Grub Christmas Edition puts a wintry spin on classic Snakes game

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Who doesn’t love to play the classic “snakes” style of game on the desktop, smartphone, or tablet?  From as far back as we can recall, we’ve been hooked on the simple premise gameplay, and we’re already fans of Doodle Grub for our Android devices.  We were pleased ...

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Infinite Dreams releases Let’s Create! Christmas and iQuarium

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One of our favorite developers has released another pair of free applications on Android.

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U.S. Cellular set to offer Huawei Ascend II next week

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U.S. Cellular today announced that their next Android smartphone, the Huawei Ascend II, will be available online next week.  Also expected to hit their retail stores in early January, details include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 3.5-inch touch display, a 5-megapixel camera, 2GB SD card, and ...

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