HTC Sensation ROM Leaks, Features Sense 3.0

Bummed when you heard the news that your HTC handset wouldn’t see the newest version of Sense UI?  Chin up little fella.  Hackers and modders have your back.  Even though the Sensation is at least a few weeks off, a test build of the handsets ROM has landed online.  And, as the headline ...

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Contract Pricing for Upcoming Verizon Smart Phones Leaks

The two-year contract prices for multiple Verizon handsets has leaked to the internet today, giving consumers a clear indication as to what lies ahead. Among the list of devices is the Samsung Droid Charge, LG Revolution, and Droid Incredible 2. Looking over the prices we get the sense that ...

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IGDA Cautions Developers Against Amazon App Store

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) Board of Directors has taken to their blog to voice concerns over the new Amazon App Store. Whereas many casual developers might look to Amazon as a terrific alternative to the Android Market, the IDGA advises them to think things through. As ...

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Hotwire Releases Travel Ticker with Personalized Travel Deals

Hotwire, Inc. recently dropped their Travel Ticker application into the Android Market, allowing for even easier to access personalized travel deal. Android (2.2+) users can now receive instant push alerts when deals for their favorite destinations are offered, browse photo galleries of ...

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Layar 5.0 Adds Discovery and Sharing Options to Popular AR Browser

Layar saw version 5.0 of their popular augmented reality (AR) browser hit the Android Market earlier this week, adding new features while also improving on the existing stuff. This latest release includes a streamlined user interface, improvements to social networking integration, and new ...

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HP Launching ePrint Services App on May 1

Starting May 1st  Android users will be able to print wirelessly from their handset or tablet to any HP printer running their Internet-printing service. Once the app is downloaded and installed, the user chooses what it is that they wish to print. After selecting the printer they choose to use, ...

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Sony Ericsson Opens Website Aimed at Unlocking Devices

Sony Ericsson is making it easy for customers to unlock the bootloader for their handsets with the launch of a new website.  The company is now providing the necessary tools to unlock their smart phones, starting with the 2011 series of Xperia devices.  Should you count yourself among the lucky ...

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HTC Sense 3.0 Will Only Run on Latest Devices

HTC confirmed yesterday that their latest version of Sense UI will only run on the company’s latest devices.  When we say latest, we mean the brand spankin’ new stuff like the Flyer, EVO 3D, and Sensation 4G.  As to why, HTC says that the existing devices don’t have what it ...

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Millennial Media Report Shows Verizon iPhone’s Impact on Android

Since the first whispers of a Verizon iPhone began, the question on many Android enthusiast’s minds was what kind of impact the handset could have.  Would it stop Android’s growth in its tracks, changing the game all over again?  Millennial Media’s latest report addresses this ...

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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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