White Galaxy S II Spied for UK Market

A white variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II has been spotted online for customers living in the UK.  MobileFun, a British online retail outlet, is offering the device up for roughly £500 (approximately $815 US) and lists it as being available starting August 15th.  It’s difficult to say ...

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Nielsen: HTC Leads All Android Manufacturers (U.S.)

A new post on Nielsen’s official blog breaks down mobile operating systems and the various handset makers and their respective shares.  At 39 percent, Android accounts for the largest share of the U.S. consumer market, followed by Apple (iOS) at 28 percent and RIM (Blackberry) at 20 ...

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Logitech Revue Slashed to $99 as CEO Departs

Logitech has announced their first quarterly results for the fiscal year 2012, posting an operating loss of $34 million.  Why so rough? Largely because of poor sales of Google TV Revue units.  The company has slashed the price to $99 each, down $200 from where it was less than ten months ago ...

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Opera Tells Us How to Conserve Data in a Post-Unlimited Era

With Verizon having done away with unlimited data plans and Sprint toeing the waters, consumers are being forced to keep a close eye on their cell phone bills in way they are not yet familiar.  For many users, tracking data is just not as easy as tracking minutes.  Thankfully, we have companies ...

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Google Maps 5.8 Arrives With Improved Places, Photo Uploads

Check your Google Maps today as there’s likely another update waiting for you.  Google has rolled out v5.8 today which largely focuses on improved support for Places. Users can now upload photos directly from their handset to tie to a Place, making it much easier to see what kind of ...

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Android Magazine Hits UK News Stands July 28, U.S. in “Few Weeks”

A new magazine dedicated to your favorite mobile operating system is set to hit news stands in the UK starting tomorrow, July 28th.  Imagine Publishing is launching an old-school print magazine called Android Magazine specifically aimed at users of Android smart phones and tablets.  Although ...

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Verizon Indicates Their Galaxy S II Will be 4G LTE Ready [UPDATE]

The official twitter account for Verizon support has just made it known that their version of the Samsung Galaxy S II will be ready for the 4G LTE network.  This is the first time we’ve heard this information and we should note that this is not part of some formal press release.  Carriers ...

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HTC Vigor Benchmarks Point to Dual-Core 1.5GHz Handset with 720p Display

A fresh set of benchmarks from a previously unknown HTC handset have the Android universe in a tizzy today.  Why? Because, if they prove to be true, we have one fantastic smart phone on the horizon.  According to NenaMark scores submitted by an anonymous user, the HTC ADR6425LVW rocks a ...

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Samsung Hosting Galaxy Tab 10.1 Event on August 3 for Major Software Update

Samsung just pinged our inbox to tell us about an event to be held next week in New York which centers around a software update for Galaxy Tab 10.1.  And not just any update, but a “major” software update.  Members of the press are invited to attend the show (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)and ...

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Despite What You’ve Heard, Gingerbread Not Yet Available for Xperia X10

Some of you may have heard that Sony Ericsson has begun rolling out the Gingerbread update for the Xperia X10 handset.  You’d be forgiven if you thought it was really happening as there were even official pictures and details trickling out across the internet.  Unfortunately, someone ...

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Sharp FX Plus Spied With AT&T Branding in Walmart Brochure

Remember that sliding QWERTY from Sharp that surfaced nearly two months ago?  At the time, we incorrectly surmised that it could be a possible Android-powered Sidekick handset for T-Mobile.  Shortly after we published the post we learned that the Sharp device was found to have support for ...

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SPB Shell 3D Hits v1.2 with a Host of New Features

Popular home screen replacement/user interface SPB Shell 3D has been updated again this week, tossing in a number of oft-requested features. Aside from general improvements in settings and general design, v1.2 now includes a bookmarks folder, a better contacts widget, and 3D edit mode. SPB also ...

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Samsung Sells 5 Million Galaxy S II Handset in First 85 Days

Samsung’s Galaxy S II may not be in the United States just yet but that doesn’t mean the phone isn’t a runaway hit.  According to new figures the Android-powered smart phone has sold 5 million units in the first 85 days, considerably better than its predecessor.  What’s ...

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Disney and Marvel Team for Captain America Game, Live Wallpaper

Disney Mobile and Marvel Entertainment have released a new Captain America game, just in time to cash in on this past weekend’s number one movie.  Called Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty, the game has players taking on the role Steve Rogers as he traverses 24 levels and three ...

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ColorSmart by BEHR is Now Available for Android

Looking to spice up your den or kitchen with a new color but are afraid to commit to painting an entire wall or room?  Break out the new ColorSmart by BEHR application for Android.  Kicking around in the Android Market for the better part of a month now, it gives users the ability explore ...

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