Gap Inc. announces Google Wallet support for 65+ Bay Area locations

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Do you live in the San Francisco Bay area?  Do you own an Android smartphone with Google Wallet?  Terrific, this post is just for you!  Gap Inc. today announced that consumers can use the single tap method of payment at more than 65 area stores, including Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Banana ...

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Nook Tablet starts shipping a day early

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Barnes & Noble has begun shipping their latest product, the Nook Tablet, one day ahead of schedule.  While it might not seem like much of a deal on the surface, it puts the tablet in stores and, more importantly, in hands earlier than expected.  The sooner these are in a retail environment, ...

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T-Mobile expands HSPA+ 42 network to 163 markets

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Today finds T-Mobile USA announcing that they have doubled the speed of its 4G network in 11 new markets.   This brings the total number of markets getting HSPA+42  to 163 and covers nearly 180 million Americans.  What’s more,  T-Mobile is also expanding its HSPA+ 21 network by 9 markets ...

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Shazam introduces LyricPlay to free, paid apps

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Shazam, one of the biggest players in the music identification business, has added another new feature to their popular Android (and iOS) applications. Called LyricPlay, it provides users with the lyrics to songs that have been tagged with the app. Even cooler is that phones like the LG Thrill ...

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Songza brings expert-made playlists to Android, Kindle Fire

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With 14.5 million songs, it's easy to choose a playlist to suit your activity, mood, or decade.

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Bejeweled 2 is Amazon’s free app of the day (Nov. 16)

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One of the most addictive games in history is today's free Android app on Amazon.

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Google Voice update adds multi-recipient text, pre-fetched voicemail

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Google has rolled out an update to their Google Voice application for Android this week, tossing in a pair of much-desired features.  Most notably the new version (0.4.2.38) provides users with the ability send texts to multiple recipients at the same time.  In addition to that, Google Voice ...

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Proxama unveils MasterCard NFC mobile payment reference kit

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Earlier this week, Proxama unveiled their MasterCard NFC mobile payment reference kit to help companies better understand the technology behind NFC payments.  Shown off at  the Cartes convention in Paris, Proxama‘s kit consists of a Samsung Galaxy S phone loaded with a special version ...

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How To: Sideload apps onto Kindle Fire

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Without a doubt, the hottest (pun!) new tablet on the scene right now is the Amazon Kindle Fire.  At $200 it stands to reason that this device may become the best selling “Android” tablet of the year.  Given there are so many cool things we know about it, we can see why people ...

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Store, share, and stream your media with new Pogoplug Cloud

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Pogoplug announced their latest creation this week, Pogoplug Cloud, a service that lets mobile users store content online much like Apple does with their iCloud. Available immediately, users can sign up for the free 5GB storage account and begin storing data as well as share it across email and ...

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Toshiba issues Android 3.2 update to Thrive tablet

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Toshiba has begun issuing another software update for their Thrive tablet today, keeping the 10.1-inch tablet on pace with its competitors.  Available immediately, Android 3.2 update also enables an improved compatibility mode enhancing the way apps originally designed for smaller screen act on ...

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Gameloft begins hyping Dungeon Hunter III for Android [VIDEO]

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Gameloft recently announced one of their next Android endeavors, Dungeon Hunter III, although they are pretty tight-lipped about pricing and launch date.  First shown off in the latest edition of their podcast, the game is a sequel to one of the more popular titles.  We’ve only got  but ...

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T-Mobile announces Magenta Saturday for November 19th

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The carrier announces a one-day sale with incredible up-front savings.

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Gartner: More than half of all smartphones sold in Q3 were Android-powered

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With more than 60 million Android handsets sold in Q3, Android has doubled its market share over 2010.

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Sears Black Friday ad features $219.99 Archos 101 tablet

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  The Sears ad for Black Fridayhas arrived online and it feature a trio of tablet related deals.  Leading the way, the 10.1-inch Archos 101 tablet  is on sale for a very attractive $219.99 price, $60 less than its normal cost.  Considering it features Android Market support, it’s one ...

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