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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HTC Puccini to be Re-Branded as Jetstream for AT&T, Arrive in Early October

New details have emerged this week which begin to tie up a few loose ends for HTC’s first 10-inch tablet.  Initially known as the ‘Puccini‘, the device is expected to arrive with Android 3.X Honeycomb and HTC’s custom Sense UI for tablets. Information obtained by ...

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Evernote Acquires Skitch, Promptly Announces Android App

Evernote posted on their blog today that they have acquired Skitch, a software platform that lets users draw and annotate screen captures and images.  Designed originally for Mac desktops, Skitch will make for a great way to enhance the note-taking, photo-capturing experience.  Wasting no time ...

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Samsung to Debut 4G LTE Version of Galaxy S II at IFA

Samsung Mobile has dropped a new video on YouTube today which essentially amounts to a 30-second tease of things to come.  The company will be at IFA on September 1 where they’ll be announcing ‘something big’.  The quick spot hearkens back to the original Galaxy S II clips ...

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Game Insight set to Release Underworld Empire Builder ‘Crime City’ This Month

Those of you who enjoy games like Paradise Island and My Country but wish it had a little more ‘gangsta’ flavor are advised to keep your eyes open.  Game Insight, the developers behind both of those titles, has a new time management title on the way this month that might be what ...

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Top Grossing ‘The Mystery of the Crystal Portal’ Comes to Android

G5 Entertainment has released yet another game into the Android Market, this time in the form of a ‘brain-bending hidden object adventure’ game. You’ll play as Nicole Rankwist who is a New York journalist who needs to track down her missing father. The game is set in the late ...

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