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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Norton Releases Free Norton Mobile Security Lite

Norton has released a new, security app for Android handsets today with a number of anti-theft and anti-malware features needed to stay protected.  Called Norton Mobile Security Lite, it’s a free and stripped down version of Norton’s more robust full suite.  Features include the ...

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News360 2.0 Learns Your Social Habits, Suggests Relevant News

One of the best news aggregation apps we’ve encountered for Honeycomb tablets, News360, just got even better.  The new 2.0 release slated to arrive in the Android Market not only provides the same great personalized news and RSS feeds, but it now knows you better than ever.  The feature ...

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Mobiles Republic Releases APPY Geek for Tech Enthusiasts Everywhere

Mobiles Republic (News Republic, Biz Report)  has released a new Android app designed for your inner (and outer) technology enthusiast.   The application is called APPY Geek and it’s available in both smart phone and tablet format. What might look like a simple RSS aggregation app is ...

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Unlock with Wi-Fi 2.0 Adds User-Requested Features

If there’s one thing that annoys us about lock screens and Android it’s that we can grow tired of the process pretty quickly.  Case in point – playing Wordfeud or any other turn-based game.  It becomes aggravating to constantly unlock the phone over and over just to play a ...

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