Bummed About Google Catalog Going to iPad First? Try TheFind for Your Android Phone, Tablet

In case you didn’t hear, Google rolled out a brand new tablet-optimized shopping experience yesterday with the announcement of Google Catalog.  Combining many of your favorite (Crate and Barrel, L.L. Bean, Lands’ End, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Sephora, Urban Outfitters, Williams-Sonoma) shopping ...

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First Look at Unannounced Droid HD Arrives Online

Engadget has scored a gallery-sized collection of images for an unannounced Motorola handset known (for now) as the Droid HD. The pictures arrived as part of a larger group of photos that also included the Droid Bionic. And since we’re not too keen on posting one leaked Bionic image after ...

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Samsung Supplier Confirms Super AMOLED Plus HD Displays

A Samsung supplier and another anonymous industry source have separately confirmed that Samsung is indeed working on Super AMOLED Plus HD displays and that we might soon expect to see announcements. According to information obtained by OLED-Info, the company has been able to obtain HD ...

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Best Buy’s One-Day-Sale Sets Atrix 4G, Nexus S 4G, Samsung Fascinate Free

Best Buy is back at it again, giving away free phones in a limited one day sale. This time around consumers will have a trio of Android devices to select from in the form of the Motorola Atrix 4G (AT&T), Nexus S 4G from Google (Sprint), or the Samsung Fascinate (Verizon). Each will be ...

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Firefox for Android Gets Refreshed Interface, New Developer Tools

Mozilla has released an update to their popular mobile browser, Firefox for Android.  Your normal everyday user will notice a new-look, refreshed interface with a more streamlined experience that falls closer in line with general Android aesthetics.  Changes include a new landing page, reduced ...

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U.S. Cellular Adds HTC Merge, Samsung Gem to Prepaid Roster

U.S. Cellular has added a pair of Android smart phones to their prepaid lineup today in the form of the HTC Merge and Samsung Gem. These two join another pair of Android handsets, LG Optimus U and LG Apex, as no-contract options for customers looking for Android power without long-term ...

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50+ Essential Android Apps for Back-to-School

Sorry kiddos, the summer is drawing to an end and it’s time to start getting ready to crack those books again.  In fact, we venture to guess that some of you might already be in class right now and should be paying attention to the teacher or professor.  We’re here to help you start ...

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Search More than 5 Million Song Lyrics with musiXmatch

Wanna settle that debate of what Michael Stipe is actually singing in “It’s the End of the World as we Know It (And I Feel Fine)?  The next time you have it playing on your Android phone, run it through musicXmatch.  Better yet, just break out the app and search right now.  The free ...

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Minecraft Arrives as Xperia PLAY Exclusive

The popular time obliterating game known as Minecraft has finally arrived on Android today as part of an Xperia PLAY exclusive release. Ironically, the game which is only limited by your imagination is limited to just one handset. Available in both a demo version and a paid ($6.92 US) release, ...

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Sprint Partners with Swype to Offer Nexus S 4G First Crack at Latest Release

Sprint and Swype have teamed up to offer Nexus S 4G owners the first chance to download and install the newest release of the popular keyboard alternative. Rolling out to the general public in the next few weeks, the new special trial edition will work through December 31, 2011. Features in ...

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ION Mobile Combines Travel Assistance with Offers and Rewards

Sionic Mobile announced the recent release of their ION Mobile application, giving frequent flier and penny savers a two-for-one app.  Available for Android 2.1 and above (tablets too), ION provides airport maps, travel itineraries, car rental information and a rewards program that ties ...

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HTC Ruby, Samsung Hercules Tipped for October 26 Launch

A leaked internal T-Mobile presentation slide has provided what looks to be solid evidence of release date for two of the carrier’s next big Android releases.  According to the back-to-school screenshot you see above, the HTC Ruby and Samsung Hercules are expected to arrive on October ...

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Steve Kondik Not Purchased by Samsung, Will Maintain a Leadership Role at CyanogenMod

We were hit with some pretty substantial Android news this evening as we were prepping to go live with our latest podcast.  If you were awake last Monday night you probably saw the rumors pouring out that Samsung had agreed to purchase Steve ‘Cyanogen’ Kondik.  Twitter and other ...

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It’s Unanimous – Android Partners ‘Welcome’ the Google and Motorola Deal [UPDATE]

If you thought that other Android players would be upset of the news of Google acquiring Motorola this morning, then you’d be wrong. At least initially.  Early press quotes indicate that 4-out-of-4 OHA partners are in agreement and each of them ‘welcome’ the deal.  All four ...

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Samsung GT-I9210 Might be the Celox, Might Look Like This

A pair of recent rumors seem to be converging around an upcoming dual-core Android phone out of the Samsung camp known as the Celox.  We heard on Wednesday of last week that the company was working on a new device for Korea which would essentially amount to a Galaxy S II with LTE support.  A... ...

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