New Screen Compatibility Modes Coming to “Near-Future Release of Honeycomb

The Android developers blog has a post up today which should be considered good news to owners of large screen tablets.  According to the team, a new version of Honeycomb is coming in short order and it will have a built-in feature that will make more apps compatible with the 10-inch screen ...

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AT&T Announces $49 HTC Status for July 17

AT&T has just announced that the Facebook-heavy HTC Status will be arriving this coming Sunday, July 17th.  The Android 2.3.3-powered (Gingerbread)  handset will run $49.99 with a two-year contract and will be available in four colors (black, silver, pink and blue).  Best Buy will also ...

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GetJar to Apple: We Won’t be Subject to This Kind of Bullying

You’ve probably heard by now that Apple is trying to get a corner on the ‘App Store’ title.  As they see it, companies such as Amazon and, more recently, GetJar, shouldn’t be allowed to use the term. While big corporations may take an official stance and issue a press ...

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Amazon Announces ‘Digital Bonus’ to Entice Android Device Purchases

Amazon has announced a new initiative today to help attract customers looking to buy Android handsets or tablets.  Called the Digital Bonus, it’s Amazon’s way of thanking buyers with content that better helps them take advantage of the new hardware.  How does it work?  Simple.  Buy ...

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Philly Newspaper Subscribers to Get Discounted Android Tablets

According to AdWeek, Philadelphia residents will soon find themselves able to participate in a first-of-its-kind pilot program.  Subscribers to the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News are expected to be able to purchase Android tablets at a discounted price.  These tablets ...

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First Look at LG’s Optimus Pro

There must be an unwritten rule somewhere that says Android phones with portrait QWERTY keyboards should have a “Pro” surname.  Motorola has the Droid Pro, Samsung has the Galaxy Pro, and now, LG has the Optimus Pro. The team at AndroidWorld (Italy) tell us that the C660, pictured ...

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HTC: Unlocked Bootloaders for EVO 3D, Sensation Expected by September

HTC has taken to Facebook to announce that they have taken one step closer to unlocking the bootloaders for their new Sensation 4G (T-Mobile) and EVO 3D (Sprint).  According to the handset maker, they are currently in the process of testing the system out, hoping to have it ready for September.

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Table ScrApps: eventseekr

You might realize it, but there’s something going on outside of your house. No, really.  We mean it.  Regardless of where you live or where you happen to be, there’s always something to do.  Eventseekr, an Android app, has been in the Market for a few weeks now, providing  users ...

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Lookout Mobile Security Identifies a Third Iteration of DroidDream Light (Malware Threat)

If there’s one thing you can say about the guys behind the DroidDream Lite malware attacks it’s that they are persistent.  Lookout Mobile Security has identified a third round of the malware affected a very small number of Android handsets, however the threat has been removed. ...

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HTC Droid Incredible 2 Poised to Get Gingerbread Soon

Verizon appears to be readying the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for yet another one of their smart phones, the Droid Incredible 2.  Released back in late April, the update comes almost as quickly as we’d hoped. Details in the 2.18.605.4 build include (PDF) improvements to email, ...

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Rumor: U.S. Debut of Galaxy S2 Being Held up By Carriers

For all the success that Samsung has been having around the world with the Galaxy S 2, you’d have thought that the US carriers would be foaming at the mouth to begin selling the device.  Much like last year’s Galaxy S, the handset maker plans to offer the smart phone across most ...

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Scrabble to Debut on Android Next Week

One of the classic, all-time board games, Scrabble, is finally set to arrive on Android next week.   Its developers, EA, recently demonstrated the app and the cross-platform awesomeness that will also have support for iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Facebook.  So yeah, now you’ll be able to ...

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Motorola Titanium Set to Debut at Sprint on July 24

It has been a little over two months since Sprint and Motorola announced their rugged, business-minded handset, the Titanium, but things look to be moving forward again.  According to SprintFeed, the Android 2.1-powered smart phone is set to arrive on July 24th with a $150 price tag attached. ...

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Comcast XFINITY TV App Gets Honeycomb Optimization

How would you like to turn that giant 10-inch tablet screen of yours into a remote control?  That’s possible now, assuming you have Comcast service with one of their compatible set-top boxes.  Available in the Android Market now, the latest version gives tablet owners the ability to you ...

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MetroPCS Adds Huawei M835 to Android Roster

Verizon isn’t the only carrier quietly growing their Android roster today.  MetroPCS has added the smallish Android 2.2-powered (Froyo) M835 to their smart phone lineup.  Priced at $79.99 after instant rebate, the handset features 2.8-inch QVGA display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and support ...

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