Nielsen: New Smart Phone Buyers Prefer Android 2-to-1 Over Apple (U.S.)

How’s that for an inflammatory headline? Fortunately, it’s not a stretch or a skewed perspective here; People are buying Android like crazy.  The new numbers out of Nielsen today show that more than half of all “recent acquirers” in the United States chose an Android ...

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T-Mobile’s Galaxy S II Announced With HSPA+ 42 Support, October 12 Launch

T-Mobile announced a pair of handsets today capable of supporting their growing HSPA+ 42Mbps network, tapping them both with an October 12th arrival. One you already know about – the HTC Amaze 4G.  The other?  Well you already knew about it as well.  After moths of anticipation, the ...

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T-Mobile Announces $259.99 HTC Amaze 4G for October 12

We were just prepping an article on the most recent leaked images for the HTC Amaze 4G when T-Mobile goes and announces the phone.  Ah well, such is life.  So…moving along, the HTC Ruby has become official as the Amaze 4G and the phone has been tapped with a price and date.  Look for ...

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Additional Images of HTC Surface Ahead of Expected Announcement

A number of new pictures of the HTC Vigor have surfaced today, ahead of an expected Verizon announcement.  Widely rumored to be arriving in the middle of October, the specifications definitely aim to please.  The new images, uncovered by Team BAMF, confirm details such as the 1.5GHz dual-core ...

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ZTE Smart Tab 7 Spied Loitering at FCC

A ZTE Smart Tab 7 was recently found hanging out in the FCC, giving us an early hint at yet another Android tablet headed for the United States.  Very little is known about the device save for its support for Wi-Fi, 3G, and Bluetooth connectivity however the name points to a 7-inch display.  As ...

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Sprint to Give Away 1,500 Nexus S 4Gs at Open Solutions Conference

Sprint announced today that Samsung will be a premier partner for their 11th annual developer conference, taking place in early November. What does that mean to those who sign up for the three-day event? Well, if you are among the first 1,500 registered attendees, you’ll walk out with a ...

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Huawei Honor Announced for Select Markets

Huawei officially announced their next Android handset this past weekend, unveiling the Honor for a fourth quarter release.  Specifications include a single-core 1.4GHz processor, a 4-inch (854×480) capacitive display, an 8-megapixel camera, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, and a sizable ...

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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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