Take the Zippo Virtual Lighter to Your Next Real Concert

  After more than 14 million iPhone downloads, Zippo’s popular virtual lighter application has landed on Android. Available immediately in the Android Market, this official Zippo app comes with 28 free designs with an additional 250 premium skins begging for your hard earned cash. ...

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Watch HTC Unveil Sensation 4G for Yourself [VIDEO]

HTC has kept with their own tradition of releasing their product announcements on YouTube.  The latest comes from this week’s unveiling of the Sensation 4G and is available in two videos.  We’ve taken the liberty of embedding both of these for you guys and gals to enjoy in one spot. ...

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Sprint Enabling Carrier Billing for Android Market Purchases

Sprint has become the next carrier to offer customers the ability to defer their Android Market purchases to their monthly wireless bill. According to AndroidCentral, Sprint has started rolling the feature out today (April 12) with plans to wrap things up over the next few days. No more one ...

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Three-Way Video Calling with ooVoo Goes Free

With 24 million users, ooVoo runs a distant second to Skype and their base of more than 660 million. However, ooVoo is looking to make strides and gain some space between the two as more people begin going mobile for video calling needs. To do so, the company has rolled out free 3-way video ...

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Beta Test This: Nearparent

Nearparent Ltd. is looking for beta testers for their Nearparent application for Android handsets. The free application works on devices running 2.1 or higher and can be downloaded from the Android Market immediately. The aim of Nearparent is to help parents and children live a more care-free ...

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Sony Ericsson Launches Dedicated App Channel

Sony Ericsson announced today that they have launched a dedicated app channel for their handsets.  Available now, the company will replace the “My Apps” link found on the home page of the Android Market with “Sony Ericsson”.  This won’t completely remove the ...

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Autodesk Set to Offer Android Version of AutoCAD WS on April 20

Autodesk dropped a press release in our inbox this afternoon, advising that their popular AutoCAD WS mobile app is coming to Android next week. Expected to arrive on April 20th, the popular architectural and engineering application will run on devices with Android 2.2 or higher. Features are ...

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My Time with iGloLED Lights

Some of you guys might recall us mentioning the iGloLEDset light strip which can be controlled via an Android app from a few weeks back. At the time, we were reporting it from an outsider perspective, going solely off of the press release and official announcements.  Cut to today and my having ...

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First Look at Gameloft’s “BackStab” for Xperia Play

Gameloft has tossed a trailer online for their upcoming Xperia Play title, BackStab.  The game takes place on a Caribbean island during the 18th century and looks to center around one Henry Blake.  According to the trailer, Blake was betrayed and jailed only to break free and hunt down those ...

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Pieces of Honeycomb Hit AOSP Repository

It has been found, and confirmed, that the GPL and LGPL components of Android 3.0 Honeycomb are available in the Android Open Source Project repository.  Al Sutton was recently digging through the manifests where he found references to Renderscript as well as a few new build options.  As some ...

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LG Thrive Tapped as First Smart Phone for GoPhone Service

AT&T announced their first smart phone for their pre-paid GoPhone customers today in the LG Thrive.  Powered by Android 2.2, the Thrive features a 3.2-inch touch screen, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and a 600MHz processor.  Other details include 160MB memory w/ microSD expansion storage (up to ...

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Sprint Debuts Music Plus Service with DRM-Free Music and Ringtones

Sprint tossed their hat into the music delivery service ring today with the announcement of their new Sprint Music Plus.  Powered by RealNetworks, the official music store and player from Sprint provides users with ringtones, ringback tones, and full DRM-free music tracks.  Should you love a ...

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Dual-Core HTC Sensation 4G Announced for T-Mobile [VIDEO]

The Pyramid is no longer a rumored Android phone. HTC took to the stage today in the UK to unveil their latest and greatest handset, the dual-core Sensation 4G for T-Mobile. Featuring a 4.3-inch HD (540×960 resolution) Super LCD touch screen, 768MB RAM, 4GB storage, an 8-megapixel camera ...

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Esurance Mobile Comes to Android

Esurance recently joined the likes of Progressive and Geico in announcing a mobile application for Android.  The free title runs on any device with 2.1 or 2.2 and provides users with easy access to a variety of insurance-related features. Existing customers can access their policy ID card, view ...

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Get a Better Look at Sony Ericsson Acro

The folks at XPERA Blog have come across an image of the Sony Ericsson Acro which gives us a much better look at the forthcoming device.   Initially uncovered last week, the Acro is an Android 2.3-powered phone said to feature a 4.2-inch touch display, an 8.1- megapixel camera, an support for ...

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