Facebook dials up HTC for Buffy, the official Facebook phone

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  Here we go again!  Facebook has called on HTC to help an official phone for the social networking behemoth, according to AllThingsD.  After also considering Samsung for the job, the ambitious mobile project carries the codename of Buffy, based on the titular Vampire Slayer.  Very little ...

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Trimble announces new Android app for you outdoorsy types

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Trimble dropped another new application in the Android Market yesterday which seeks to help enthusiasts better plan and navigate outdoor trips. Available immediately, Trimble Outdoors Navigator provides maps and navigation even in situations where there is not cellular or data connection. ...

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NVIDIA demos Ice Cream Sandwich on Transformer Prime

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NVIDIA, wasting no time in promoting their new quad-core processor, has given us a demonstration of Ice Cream Sandwich running on the Asus Transformer Prime.  The video below is a short one, but it’s proof that the companies are working together to get Android 4.0 on the hot new tablet as ...

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Order your Transformer Prime right now

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  After what feels like an agonizingly long wait, the ASUS Transformer Prime is finally now available for pre-order.  Get out your wallets and head to Amazon right now because you’ll want to be on the front end of the coming tablet revolution.  The era of the quad-core tablet is upon ...

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T-Mobile to offer white Galaxy S II in time for holidays

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T-Mobile expects to offer their popular new handset in a white variation

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Verizon announces $79.99 Samsung Illusion for November 23

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Verizon announced their next Android-powered smartphone today, putting the Samsung Illusion on sale beginning tomorrow, November 23rd. Details for the Android 2.3-powered handset include a 1GHz Hummingbird processor, a 3-megapixel camera, and 2GB microSD card. Available as an online exclusive ...

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Latest Mobile Mix report sees Android at 56 percent of network share

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The newest Mobile Mix report is out, giving us a decent look at the mobile landscape  through October 2011.  There’s not a ton new this time around however we figured some of it was worth sharing.  Android, as a platform, remains the top mobile platform on the network at 56 percent, even ...

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Sony to host Tablet Q&A and Giveaway on Wednesday

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Sony is hosting a live Q&A session later this week, at 3:00PM GMT on Wednesday November 23rd where they will chatting up their new tablets. Join Sony’s tablet expert Omar Gurnah as he demonstrates the two unique Android device and then turning things over to viewers.  At this point ...

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Samsung quietly readying quad-core Exynos 4412 for Galaxy S III?

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Samsung, ready to keep pace with players like Qualcomm and NVIDIA, has been quietly working on their own quad-core processor.  Rumored to make its debut in the first few months of 2012, the Exynos 4412 is expected to be an ARM Cortex A9 with 1.5GHz processors.  It’s entirely possible that ...

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R-Type Android compatible with Zeemote Bluetooth controllers – hundreds being given away

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We received an email this morning from DotEmu advising that the arcade classic R-Type for Android has been optimized to work with the Zeemote Bluetooth controller.  The four buttons and analog stick give gamers a truly retro experience that does not require touch of the phone or tablet.  To ...

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NVIDIA CEO: Tegra 3 tablets will run $300 in “couple quarters”

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Thanks to the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet, high-powered Android tablets should see drastic price cuts in the coming months.

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Amazon: All Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T phones are 1¢ this week. ALL OF THEM!

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Amazon has just thrown down the gauntlet – announcing that all smartphones from Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T will cost one penny this week.  Starting today and running through next Monday, November 28, 2011, every single smartphone is 1¢ with new two-year services agreements.  Yes, every ...

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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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