McAfee Q2 Threat Report Confirms Mobile Threats on the Rise

McAfee has released their second quarter (Q2 ’11) Mobile Threats Report today and its more confirmation that mobile users need to be cautious.  As McAfee figures, the amount of malware targeted at Android phones and tablets has grown 76 percent over the previous quarter.  In fact, the ...

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Samsung Galaxy S II Teaser Released as August 29 Event Draws Near [VIDEO]

Samsung Mobile USA has released another teaser clip online for the Galaxy S II less than one week prior to its assumed U.S. debut.  We’re assuming the video is designed for people who haven’t followed the the handset as it has made its way around the world.  We get to see  plenty of ...

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Rdio First to Debut Digital Music Family Plan

Rdio, the unlimited, on-demand social music service has become the first of its kind to debut a shared listening plan. Effect immediately, customers can merge up to three individual plans into one billed account, saving money in the process. Rather than charging each member the standard $9.99 ...

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LG Enlighten Shows Off Keyboard, Additional Angles

Some of you might recall hearing a bit about the LG Enlighten earlier this month, when a picture and spec sheet leaked online.  Due as early as August 25th, the handset was listed with specifications that include a 3.2″ HVGA (480×320) display, an 800MHz processor, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and ...

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Samsung Admire Now on Sale for $129 at MetroPCS

MetroPCS pinged our inbox this morning to alert us that their latest Android handset, the Samsung Admire, has gone on sale. As a reminder, specifications for the handset include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 3.5-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and typical Android support for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, ...

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Verizon Announces On-Demand TV, Sports, and News Service ‘Verizon Video’

Verizon Wireless has rolled out a new video service today called –wait for it — Verizon Video, which gives its subscriber base mobile access to on-demand content. Featuring more than 250 full episodes of TV shows from a variety of sources, the service also provides live streaming of ...

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LG Unveils Optimus Sol, an Affordable Android with AMOLED Display

LG rolled out a new Optimus series Android smart phone this weekend with the announcement of the Optimus Sol. Featuring a 3.8-inch (800×480) display, 5-megapixel camera, and 512MB RAM, the Sol is touted as the “most affordable 1GHz Android smartphone with an AMOLED display.” ...

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Sony Ericsson Debuts Android-powered ‘Live with Walkman’

Sony Ericsson has announced a new iteration of the iconic Walkman series  today in the Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman.  Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the device features a 3.2-inch display, 1 GHz processor, and 5-megapixel camera (720p video), and 320MB internal storage.  The Walkman comes ...

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Walmart’s StraightTalk to Intro Samsung Galaxy Precedent

Walmart, and its mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), TracFone, are gearing up to release an Android-powered handset known as the Samsung Galaxy Precedent. The up-front price is said to be $150 off-contract whereas the monthly bill of $45 will provide consumers with unlimited voice, text, ...

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Google’s Beloved Android Hidden Among 180 Famous Robots in Illustration

Artist Richard Sargent created the illustration you see below which features 180 various robots from movies, television and other pop culture. A nod to the popular Where’s Waldo puzzles of yesterday, the picture is called Where’s Wall-E and it invites you to find the happy-go-lucky Pixar ...

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Dan Hesse to Deliver Keynote at Three-Day Open Solutions Conference

Sprint announced earlier today that CEO Dan Hesse will be delivering the keynote address at their upcoming annual developer-centric conference.  Formerly known as the Sprint Developer Conference, the three-day Open Solutions Conference will focus on a variety of aspects that appeal to software ...

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Vodafone Announces In-App Billing for UK, Germany

Vodafone announced earlier today that subscribers in their UK and German markets will soon be able to purchase apps and goods within Android applications.  Initially available to those who purchase their handsets through Vodafone’s online and retail channels, the service will presumably ...

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New Samsung Roadmap Leak Confirms Recent Rumors, Adds Expected Launch Dates

A newly leaked Samsung roadmap has arrived online confirming many of the details found on another recent Samsung leak.  Thanks to a trove of information stumbled on by GSMArena, we have additional bits of information to add to the mix, including release dates, OS builds, and new model numbers. ...

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Droid Bionic to Run $299 When it Arrives September 8

The minimum advertised pricing for the Droid Bionic has arrived online and it doesn’t come as much of a surprise.  According to information passed to AndroidCentral, the 4G Motorola handset will carry a $299 price tag when it ultimately arrives in stores on September 8th.  That’s a ...

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EVO 3D Added to HTC’s List of Unlockable Bootloaders

To the delight of developers and Android enthusiasts, Sprint’s EVO 3D has joined the Sensation (EU) as being supported an unlockable bootloader.  If you’re the type of person who simply must tinker with your phone, head to HTCDev.com and follow the step-by-step instructions.  Please ...

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