Review: PODSTA Smartphone Stand and Holder

I’ve been using a new smart phone holder/stand over the last few weeks that I thought I would share it with you guys and gals.  It’s called PODSTA and it’s a soft and squishy universal way to display your favorite Android phone.  The design allows for both landscape and ...

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Millennial Media Releases 50th SMART Report

Millennial Media has released their 50th edition of the Scorecard for Mobile Advertising Reach and Targeting (S.M.A.R.T.) report, and looks back at how the mobile advertising industry has evolved. Compiling data from tens of billions of monthly ad impressions on their network, it’s a ...

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Acer Iconia A100 Arrives on Shelves as First 7-inch Honeycomb Tablet

Acer’s Iconia A100 goes on sale in retail stores around the country today, ushering in the era of 7-inch Honeycomb tablets.  Offered in 8GB ($329.99) and 16GB ($349.99) versions, the Wi-Fi tablet features a 1024X600 7-inch display, 5-megapixel camera (720p 30fps), 2-megapixel front-facing ...

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Those Awesome Sounding Samsung Phones May or May Not be Real

You know those leaked Samsung phones from yesterday? You know what we’re talking about, the half dozen Android products on the horizon, including an Ice Cream Sandwich handset.  It turns out that enough noise was made about these guys on the internet yesterday to elicit a response from ...

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Samsung to Announce U.S. Galaxy S II at NYC Event on August 29

Samsung has begun sending out invitations to press for an industry event in New York City where we fully expect them to unveil the various U.S. iterations of the Galaxy S II.  Why?  Because the ‘major product announcement” invite has a big, fat “II” on it.  The handset ...

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Target Ad for Week of 8/14 Features Android Deals (Iconia a500, HTC Status, More)

Target has a decent set of Android deals starting this coming Sunday which include a trio of handsets and one tablet.  If you’ve been thinking about picking up that Facebook phone, the HTC Status, is on sale for the ever attractive price of free.  Normally retailing for $29.99 with ...

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Samsung Roadmap Leaks with Ice Cream Sandwich Phone, New Tablet, and More

A Lithuanian mobile phone and accessories retailer, Mobili linija, has listed what they claim will be some of Samsung’s upcoming products.  With six product numbers and their unconfirmed specifications, we’ve got plenty of Galaxy to look forward to in the near future.  Let’s ...

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Recycle, Share, and Earn Discounts with RecyclePix

You’re a good citizen, right? You pick up trash from the street, hold doors for elderly folks, and floss twice a day… don’t you? Well, let’s hope you at least recycle aluminum cans or plastic bottles. You do? Awesome. How about a reward or two for your efforts? Perhaps a ...

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Infographic Traces History of Mobile Productivity

Think back to the time before you owned an Android handset.  Remember how bad things were?  CompanionLink, wanting to remind us of where we came from (or how bad it could have been), has released a new infographic that traces the history of mobile productivity.  Starting in the early ...

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[UPDATED] Best Buy Offering 20% Off Beats by Dr. Dre Headphones with HTC Purchase This Weekend Only

Best Buy, capitalizing on the new HTC announcement this morning, has announced a new promotion for this coming weekend.  It’s simple: Head to a Best Buy or Best Buy Mobile store this weekend and pick up any HTC phone and you can get 20% off any set of Beats by Dr. Dre headphones. ...

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Motorola KORE Found to be Related to Fitness Headphones

A recent peek in the U.S. Patents and Trademarks website tells us that Motorola KORE is not expected to be tablet or service related, but tied to fitness headphones.  Motorola filed for a trademark on KORE a little over one week ago, shortly after buying up a handful of similar domains. ...

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Game Insight Follows Paradise Island with ‘My Country’

Game Insight, makers of the insanely addictive Paradise Island, has released their second Android game, My Country,  in the market.  Already a popular title on Facebook, the simulation and time management game  lets players build up their own nation. You’ll be in charge of anything and ...

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HTC Invests $300M in Beats Electronics to be Exclusive Smart Phone Partner

HTC has scheduled a major announcement for roughly one hour from now where it’s expected that CEO Peter Chou will detail the company’s new partnership with Beats Electronics. The deal will see HTC begin to offer exclusive smart phones integrated with Beats sound innovations, some ...

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Verizon Considers Expanding Prepaid Offering to Additional Markets

Facing increased competition from Sprint and MetroPCS, Verizon Wireless is considering expanding their $50 unlimited prepaid plan to additional markets.  Currently being offered in Florida and California as Unleashed, the trial is said to have gone “very, very well” for Verizon. ...

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Happy Vikings Head to Egypt for Another 30 Levels

There’s a nice sized update to Happy Vikings in the Android Market today which gives players an additional 30 levels of game play.  Featuring a scenario based around heading to Egypt, you’ll also find improved graphics as well as new music, gameplay elements, and blocks.  If ...

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