Sony Ericsson Confirms Ice Cream Sandwich Support for 2011 Xperia Line [UPDATE: Maybe Not]

Sony Ericsson has taken a bit of a proactive approach for their 2011 Xperia handsets, pledging support for an unannounced Android platform.  A representative recently spoke with SoMobile confirming that all of their current generation devices will receive Android 4.0, or, Ice Cream Sandwich. ...

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NTT DOCOMO Announces Pair of LTE-Ready Tablets

NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced a pair of Android tablets which support their next-gen LTE service, Xi (pronounced “Crossy”) today in the GALAXY Tab 10.1 LTE SC-01Dand ARROWS Tab LTE F-01D.  ” in the middle of October.  Both are due in October, run Android 3.2, and feature 10.1-inch ...

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GetJar Begins Offering Premium, Full-Version Android Applications For Free

GetJar announced their latest Android app endeavor today, GetJar Gold, a business model which sets a bunch of premium apps free. Games and apps which normally retail for as much as $10 each will now be free through the program and available through the GetJar mobile app. A number of popular ...

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Sprint Unveils $50 Kyocera Milano for September 9th

Verizon isn’t the only carrier announcing an Android handset with one day’s notice this week. Sprint has unveiled the Kyocera Milano, a low-cost Gingerbread handset with a sliding QWERTY keyboard. Due tomorrow, September 9th, the phone will cost customers only $50 with a two-year ...

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AT&T Set to Offer $49.99 Xperia PLAY 4G on September 18

AT&T is set to finally offer the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play later this month, putting the phone on sale at $49.99 with two-year service agreements.  Tapping their iteration with a subtle name change, Ma Bell has decided that XPERIA Play 4G is a more moniker.  Like its Verizon counterpart the ...

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HTC Rhyme, Rezound Pick up DLNA Certification

A pair of unannounced HTC phones were found receiving their DLNA certification this week, one of which is new to us.  Looks like it’s time to start paying attention to the HTC Rezound.  This handset, along with the HTC Rhyme (Verizon’s female-focused Bliss), are expected to feature ...

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Amazon Renews Call for Android Developers

Just weeks before their much-anticipated Android-based tablet, Amazon has renewed their call for developers.  To sweeten the pot a bit, the online retail behemoth is giving a one-time $50 promo code, good for use on specific Amazon Web Service.  AWS offers Android developers a number of helpful ...

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Sliding QWERTY LG Optimus Note Spied

A new press photo leaked out of South Korea yesterday, showing another sliding QWERTY handset from LG. Called the Optimus Note, it’s said to feature a 1.2GHz dual-core Tegra 2 processor, 4-inch WVGA NOVA display, and 5-megapixel cameraa. Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread with a custom LG ...

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Cricket Wireless Announces $199.99 Samsung Vitality

Cricket Wireless unveiled their next Android smart phone today, the Muve Music enabled Samsung Vitality.  Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and powered by a 800MHz processor, the handset will be available next week for the price of $199.99 after $20 instant rebate.  Details include a 3.5-inch ...

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Follow the Musings of Seasoned NFL Vets and Rookies with Gridiron Grunts

Footballs fans looking for a little bit of insider insight are advised to check out a new Android app called Gridiron Grunts.  The app functions as a direct channel between football fans and the very players who take the field each week.  A social media “Grunt” is a 45-second audio ...

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Velocity Micro Unveils 8-inch and 10-inch Tablets, Both Under $300

Velocity Micro announced a pair of new Android-powered tablets today, the 8-inch Cruz T408 and 10-inch Cruz T410. Due in late September the two feature 1GHz Cortex A8 processors, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, and front-facing cameras.  Android enthusiasts might not dig the Android 2.3 ...

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Pinch Lets Users Save on SMS/MMS Charges, Earn Prizes

Looking to save on your monthly cell phone bill but aren’t sure where to start?  Affle believes they have the answer with their Pinch messaging client.  According to them, users can not only save money by cutting their SMS and MMS charges, but they can also earn cash in monthly, ...

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Citrix Announces GoToMeeting for Android

Citrix Online announced early this morning that their GoToMeeting web conferencing application/service has been released for Android smart phones and tablets.  The free app has already seen success on iOS with more than 250,000 downloads and will also come pre-loaded on the Droid Bionic. ...

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Taito Releases Space Invaders Infinity Gene

Taito, the guys behind the ridiculously popular Space Invaders, released a new iteration of the classic title on Android this week.  Called Space Invaders Infinity Gene, it’s an evolved version of the 1978 title, with an almost choose-your-own-adventure feel to it.  In other words, the ...

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AT&T Announces $29.99 Impulse 4G for September 18

AT&T announced a budget-friendly Android handset this morning, trotting out the $29.99 Huawei Impulse 4G.  Expected to arrive on September 18th, the handset runs Android 2.2 Froyo (what?!) and features a 3.8-inch display, 5-megapixel camera, and support for AT&T’s HSPA+ network ...

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