Google and Samsung Pushing Back “Big” Announcement

Looks like we’ll be waiting a bit longer for Samsung and Google to unveil their big project.  Widely expected to be the announcement of the Galaxy Nexus, October 11th was the date we had circled on our calendar. Samsung and Google decide to postpone the new product announcement at CTIA ...

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Sony Mulls Buying Out Ericsson to Gain Full Control on Mobile Front

Sony Ericsson, the joint mobile venture formed between Sony Corp. and Telefon AB L.M. back in 2001 may be nearing its final days. No, not because of lagging phone sales or a lack of direction. Instead, the word on the streets is that Sony wants to buy out the other half in an effort to... Read More

Comparing the Galaxy Nexus to the Nexus S

We were looking at the leaked Galaxy Nexus specifications this afternoon and wanted to see how they stack up to last year’s Nexus S handset.  Is it really that big of a difference?  Does it move the Android platform and mobile landscape forward with small steps or is it a giant leap? ...

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Rdio Begins Offering Ad-Free, On-Demand Music

Rdio has begun offering their consumers a new ad-free, on-demand service today, a first in the music space. Available immediately, the new plan provides users access to more than 12 million songs with fully personalized profile and music collection. Customers will find that they can listen to ...

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Amazon Outlines App Development for Kindle Fire

At some point over the last week or so, Amazon posted a few common development question as it pertains to the new Kindle Fire.  Will Android developers need to do anything special to ensure that it plays nicely with the new “tablet” when it arrives in November?  When does an app ...

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Galaxy Nexus to Be Verizon Exclusive; Full Specs Revealed

Here we go!  Details have landed at Boy Genius Report this morning that sound like the official list of specifications for the upcoming Nexus Prime.  As it turns out, the final name appears to be swirling around the Galaxy Nexus, something we’ve heard in passing a time or two. According ...

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Best Buy Knocks HTC Flyer Down to $100 (UPDATE: False Alarm)

Best Buy has dropped the price of the HTC Flyer all the way down to a super-attractive $99 price point.  Currently out of stock on their website, the Android 2.3-powered tablet features a custom version of Sense UI designed for the larger 7-inch display. Specifications include 16GB internal ...

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Google TV Director: “Honeycomb Due in Three to Four Weeks”

Google TV’s Director of Content, Donagh O’Malley, was speaking at a Q&A this week where he indicated that the long-awaited Honeycomb update would be out in a month’s time.  Participating as a member of a panel at the Connected TV Panel, MIPCOM 2011, O’Malley remarked that ...

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Google Docs Gets Optimized for Honeycomb Tablets

An improved Google Docs application has landed in the Android Market today which offers a few tablet-friendly features. If you own a Honeycomb tablet and use Google Docs as part of your daily routine then you’ll definitely want to download this 1.0.27 release. The most significant and ...

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Samsung and Google “Always Ahead of the Curve”

A new Samsung  YouTube video has landed online this afternoon which is nearly identical to the previous Samsung clip that arrived late last night.  What’s the difference?  The new clip adds a bit of tease to the whole curved screen hype.   Now, instead of just showing a slightly curved ...

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Images of RIM’s BlackBerry Messenger for Android Leak Online

We’ve been expecting Research in Motion’s BlackBerry Messenger application for Android for more than a few months now, however things finally look to be coming to a head.  TechnoBuffalo has received what appears to be some of the first images of the messaging client ahead of ...

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Norton Anti-theft Lets Users Remotely Locate, Lock, and Recover Your Missing Android

Norton, continuing with their new ‘Norton Everywhere‘ initiative has released a new service which lets users remotely locate, lock, and secure missing devices.  These devices may include Windows-based laptops or Android-powered smartphones and tablets.  Available immediately through ...

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Updated CalorieCount App Adds Logging by Voice

CalorieCount.com’s official app, Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker, saw an update (v1.3) yesterday which brings about a new, handy functionality. Immediately available in the Android Market (FREE), the app now lets users track and record their meals (i.e. 1 bagel, 1 serving cream cheese) ...

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HTC Acknowledges Security Issue, Promises Fix in Short Order

HTC has acknowledged that a security flaw in some of their recent devices has been found to leave collected information unprotected. Should you download the wrong application, a malicious developer could exploit this information and pull in things such as your GPS locations or system logs. HTC ...

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Leaked T-Mobile Roadmap Tips Additional Android Devices

The T-Mobile roadmap for October and November has leaked online and, to no surprise, it has plenty of Android on the horizon. Aside from the stuff we’re already expecting (Amaze 4G, Galaxy S II), there appear to be enough Android smart phones and tablets to get us through fall. A Huawei ...

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