Verizon Lures Smart Phone Buyers with $100 Trade-In Coupon

So you’ve decided that you’re ready to pick up an Android handset but you’re undecided as to which carrier is right for you. Verizon, hoping to sway you just a little bit, recently introduced a new trade-in/rebate program. It works like this – buy a new smart phone, ...

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About That ‘HTC Collecting Data’ Thing…

You’ve probably heard the news these last few days that a pair of HTC handsets were recently found to be collecting user data.  As XDA first uncovered, the HTC Sensation and EVO 3D were said to be reporting users’ locations, app notes, location, and other items.  Say what?  Well, before ...

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HTC Sense 3.5 Ported to Desire HD

A crafty member of XDA -developers has been able to get a working version of HTC Sense 3.5 running on the HTC Desire HD.  Things are still in early stages meaning that bugs might show up here. However, given a bit of time and feedback it won’t be long until there is a fully working... Read More

Phillips Intro’s Fidelio Speaker Products for Android Handsets

One feature that we Android users have been waiting for is to see a hardware maker step up and release universal speaker dock.  Unfortunately, not all Android phones have the same port layout, making it difficult to create a one-size-fits-all.  Phillips thinks they might have figured things ...

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Get Your Retro Indiana Jones Fix with Super Drill Panic

OrangePixel released an Android version of their popular Super Drill Panic earlier this week, to the delight of casual gamers everywhere.  The retro title with old school graphics, sound, and game play is easy to pick up and terribly difficult to put down.  The premise is simple, outrun the ...

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GameLoft’s ‘Back 2 School Sale’ Sets All Android Games at 99¢

How do you unwind after a dreadful first week back to school or listening to “the man” at work?  You take out your frustrations in a first-person shooter or adrenaline-fueled racing game.  GameLoft, a company who excels at providing just those types of games, has started a Labor Day ...

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Verizon’s HTC Rhyme Tipped for September 29 Release

Yet another Verizon minimum advertised price (MAP) document surfaced this week, tipping the carrier’s hand a bit as it pertains to devices and prices.  Whereas most of the MAP is the same stuff from before we do get a new product name to look forward to.  Come September 29th we should be ...

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OpenFeint Adds GameFeed to SDK as Engagement Continues to Surge

OpenFeint announced yesterday that they have added their GameFeed feature into the SDK for all developers to begin integrating if they so choose.  What’s GameFeed again?  That’s the part of your Android games where you are able to keep an eye on what your friends are up to, ...

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Endomondo, Jabra Team up for New Bluetooth Headset

You know you always want to grab your headphones when you go out for a jog?  Don’t you wish there was something better to put into your ears as you trek across the tri-county area?  Jabra understands your needs and announced the launch of two products today that will become a part of a ...

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RadioShack Offering All T-Mobile Android Phones for FREE (Limited Time)

RadioShack is now offering all of their T-Mobile postpaid handset for free as part of a thinly veiled attempt to disguise their soon-to-be-terminated relationship with the carrier. They are calling a “back to school” deal but we know what it is. Either way, there are some serious ...

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NAVIGON Announces Next-Gen Navigation Apps for Fall

NAVIGON AG, a key player in mobile phone on-board navigation, announced a new version of their award-winning navigation app for Android and other platforms. Due this fall, the overhauled app features a new user interface, Zagat ratings and reviews, and a new way to download and manage maps. ...

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Lenovo Announces $200 7-inch IdeaPad A1 Tablet

Lenovo has just unveiled a new Android-powered tablet at IFA in the form of the IdeaPad A1 (previous coverage). Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and featuring a 7-inch display, it’s a great barrier point for those looking to get a solid, but affordable, Android experience in a tablet. ...

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PogoPlug Mobile Offers Unified Streaming, Sharing, Automatic Backup

Pogoplug has announced their first mobile-focused, multimedia streaming hardware product today, the Pogoplug Mobile. What does it do? Oh that’s easy… and awesome. It serves as companion to their cloud service and allows users to stream their music, movies, photos from home to an ...

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Sprint’s “Rewards Me Plus” Program is for Employees Only

Yesterday saw a Sprint Playbook leaked online which shows what the carrier will be doing over the next few months. Among the details in the playbook were notes of new devices, policy changes, and a rewards program. Called “Rewards Me Plus” it was described as a new phone at full ...

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Verizon Announces Gingerbread Update for Droid 2

We have a feeling that many of you guys already know this but Verizon has announced that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update has begun rolling out for the Droid 2. Of course it’s not just a simple OS upgrade as it also includes new apps, features, and improvements.   If you happen to own ...

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