Shopkick partners with Visa for new rewards

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Today shopkick announced a new partnership with Visa as well as the debut of Buy & Collect, both designed to help users earn more rewards.  Shoppers can now earn more rewards (kicks), and also do it faster through shopkick once they link their eligible Visa debit or credit card to the ...

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Official Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade app enters Android Market

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  The first official Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade application has landed in the Android Market today just days before the annual event.  Available as a free download for phones running 1.6 and higher (sorry, no tablets), it gives viewers and live attendees everything they need to ...

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Metro PCS bows $179.99 HTC Wildfire S

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MetroPCS today announced that they will be offering their first HTC handset later this week in the form of the Wildfire S.  Expected online and at Metro PCS locations around the country, the smartphone will run $179 and work with the carrier’s $50 and $60 monthly rate plans. ...

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McAfee: Malware on Android jumps 37 percent over previous quarter

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McAfee has issued a new report today which paints Android as the primary target for new mobile malware. With growth of 37 percent quarter over quarter, nearly every bit of malware identified by McAfee was related to Android. Among the more popular methods of attack are SMS-sending Trojans which ...

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Sprint debuts five new “Warning” commercials [VIDEO]

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Sprint has just released a set of five new commercials, each only fifteen seconds long.  Centered around the same “Warning” theme, they essentially tout the same service – unlimited data.  As we’re reminded in the following ads, you’re not getting unlimited data if ...

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You can be a winner! The Game of Life comes to Android

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  One of our favorite childhood board games has finally arrived on Android as EA debuts The Game of Life.  Available for Android 2.0+ devices, we were a bit saddened to learn that it doesn’t work for tablets.  Additionally, the game’s multiplayer mode is strictly “Pass ...

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Sprint announces $19.99 Express for internet-only

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  Sprint today announced that the rumored $19.99 Express handset is officially part of their Android lineup.  Available as an internet-only model (no retail presence), the ultra-low-cost phone runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 2.6-inch touch display, a physical keyboard, 3.2-megapixel ...

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SugarSync integrates SanDisk for improved file organization

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SugarSync and SanDisk have banded together to help Android users better manage their files across both handsets and the cloud.  If you’re looking for an efficient way to organize your music, documents, pictures, and movies, you’ll want to download the SanDisk’s Memory Zone ...

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Google granted patent for Android pattern unlock

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  Google has been granted a patent for the unlock pattern that comes with many Android devices, including the first ever handset, the T-Mobile G1. If you’re not familiar with the pattern we’re referring to, it’s a 3×3 dot screen which can be customized to a nearly ...

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Motorola Mobility sued for source code theft

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A private software and systems developer known as Lemko Corporation, filed a complaint against Motorola Mobility earlier this week, alleging theft over trade secrets. According to the documents, Motorola is said to have hired an engineer who helped develop unique code while employed for Lemko. ...

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RadioShack offering 25+ free phones prior to Black Friday

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RadioShack has announced a Black Friday counter-offensive today which will see more than two dozen phones going free with new two-year agreements and qualified upgrades.  Starting this Sunday November 20 and running through Wednesday November 23, RadioShack will be offering handsets across ...

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Droid Razr “Strong Blade” [VIDEO]

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Introducing Droid Razr. Thin is no longer frail. Reinforced with Corning® Gorilla® Glass. Encased in KEVLAR® fiber. So strong, it’s cut by lasers and etched by a diamond. A smartphone forged with the strongest materials. Only at Verizon.

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HeroCraft announces Scrubs game for early December [VIDEO]

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HeroCraft today announced a new game based around the popular television series Scrubs, tapping it with an early December release.  Players will assume the role of a young intern as they partake in detective story involving all the familiar characters of Sacred Heart hospital.  Described as a ...

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AT&T: “How many of you are interested in the Galaxy Nexus?”

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Is the carrier really weighing the handset or is the deal already done?

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Get your Jersey Shore on with “Snookify Me!” app

You’ve been Androidified, now it’s time to be Snookified.  App Genius Corp has introduced a new Android application today which turns pictures of you and your friends into Jersey Shore “star” Snooki. Yeah, our thoughts too. Called Snookify Me!, the app lets users add ...

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