Smurfs’ Village Arrives on Android on September 28

Beeline Interactive announced earlier this morning that their popular smart phone game, Smurfs’ Village, will arrive on Android later this week.  Bowing September 28th, the game is is based on both the cartoon from the 80′s as well as comic art and puts you under the tutelage ...

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Samsung Celebrates 10 Million Galaxy S II Sales in Five Months

Samsung announced yesterday that the company has now sold more than 10 million units of their Galaxy S II lineup.  Spread across the globe through multiple carriers and partners, the Galaxy S II has doubled from five million in just eight weeks.  The best part about this figure is that the ...

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Will Amazon Announce Android Tablet on September 28?

It’s been a long wait, but we could finally be less than one week away from Amazon officially entering the Android tablet space.  According to various outlets, Amazon is sending out invitations to a a press event to be held on September 28th at 10:00 AM.  We can’t think of any other ...

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NenaMark Benchmarks Out Pantech Tablet for AT&T

Benchmarks for an unannounced Pantech P4100 have arrived online, tipping us to a new AT&T tablet. A few specifications were found among the early information including a 1.5GHz Snapdragon processor with an Adreno 220 GPU, a display with 1024x720p resolution, and Android 3.2 under the hood. ...

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MLB At Bat ’11 Becomes Amazon Free App of Day Just in Time for Playoffs

Don’t look now, but the baseball playoffs start next week.  And just like last year, the official MLB application is being offered in a deep discounted fashion.  Whereas last season the app’s price was chopped in half, this year it’s being set free.  You’ll have to hurry ...

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4G LTE-Ready LG Esteem Spied for MetroPCS

A new LG handset had been uncovered for MetroPCS which looks to bring a bit of high-end class to the no-contract carrier.  Specifications for the yet-announced LG Esteem include a 4.3-inch LCD display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 512MB RAM, 8GB internal storage, and a 5-megapixel (720p HD video) ...

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Millennial Media’s Mobile Mix: Android Impressions Grow 48% Month-to-Month

The newest (August ’11) Mobile Mix report has been released today, which measures mobile advertising trends across handset makers and platforms. We try not to cover every single monthly report that comes across our desk but we like the way Millennial Media puts things together. Each month ...

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Sprint Releases Overview Video for Motorola Admiral, Forgets to Announce Phone

Sprint has tossed a video online this afternoon which provides a walk-through of the features for the Motorola Admiral.  That’s awesome and all, but there’s no Admiral announcement to go with the video.  Considering that the Android-powered phone has yet to be unveiled we are ...

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Gowalla Reinvents Itself as Social Guide in Face of Waning Check-in Interest

Gowalla, as a service and an application, has undergone some serious changes. No longer content being the gorgeous also-ran to Foursquare, the check-in service has evolved into a social guide, or “atlas”. Rather than focus on the actual act of checking in, Gowalla now aims to be the ...

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RadioShack Slashing $100 Off Any Verizon Android Device

As some of you might already know RadioShack has ended their agreement with T-Mobile and chosen to hitch a ride on the Verizon train.  To help kick off the new deal, RadioShack is discounting any and all of their Verizon Android handsets.  So, if you decide to sign a new two-year service ...

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HTC Giving Sense 3.5 Users 5GB of DropBox Storage

HTC has formed a new partnership with online storage service Dropbox which will see the handset maker giving their customers a decent amount of free file hosting. Set to take effect in October with the HTC Rhyme, the deal will provide 3GB of free storage to customers who own HTC Sense 3.5 UI ...

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Download ‘The Xtra Factor’ App to Keep up with Simon Cowell’s New Fall TV Series

Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul have invaded U.S. televisions again as Fox’s new series, The X Factor, gets underway.  And just in time to begin voting and following the goings-on, an official Android application has arrived on the scene.  Called The Xtra Factor, it’s a free download ...

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Lowe’s and Jimmie Johnson Giving Away Free Samsung Galaxy Tabs (7-inch)

In the market for a new refrigerator or washing machine? You might want to head to Lowe’s between now and October 3rd for your home appliance needs. Why? because Samsung, Jimmie Johnson & Lowe’s have teamed up and are now offering a free 7″ Samsung Galaxy Tab with ...

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OrangePixel Releases Stardash, the Side-Scrolling Gameboy Throwback

OrangePixel is fast becoming one of my favorite retro/throwback Android game developers. Today sees them releasing another fantastic side-scrolling game, Stardash, which looks and feels like one of our first Gameboy games. We’re talking the stuff from late 1980′s and early ...

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GetJar Gold Program Proving Successful (For at Least One Developer)

Curious to hear how that new GetJar Gold program is working out for Android developers?  Well, so far Mobisoft Corporation is very pleased with how their remote desktop client, Imperio, has been received using the new system. For those unaware, GetJar Gold is a service that sets paid, premium ...

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