Digging up the US Carrier-Branded Names for the Galaxy S II

Much like they did last year for their Galaxy S, Samsung has even bigger world domination-like plans for the Galaxy S II this summer. Hitting more than 140 carriers around the world, all the bigger players in the US should be getting their own variants of the phone, loaded with carrier-branded ...

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Verizon Confirms Droid Charge Launch for May 14

Verizon is shooting out emails today to let everyone know that their next Android handset, the Droid Charge, goes on sale tonight at midnight.  So hurry up and scrape together $300 and get ready to climb into bed with Big Red for two years!  Since the phone was delayed a bit we thought ...

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SPB Shell 3D Update Adds Host of Requested Features

Released barely a month ago, SPB Mobile Shell has already tallied more than 50,000 downloads and a ton of positive reviews.  Although we initially balked at the $14.99 price tag, we’ve since warmed up to the launcher/home screen replacement.  We spent a bit of time playing with the app at ...

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Future Samsung Tablets Could Offer 2560×1600 Pixel Resolution

Samsung and their partner, Nouvoyance, have announced a new 10.1-inch display for tablets which takes advantage of PenTile technology.  You’re probably asking what that means, so we’ll break it down.  Potentially, the next wave of 10.1-inch tablets could feature 2560×1600 ...

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On That Amazon Tablet, CEO Jeff Bezos Says “Stay Tuned”

Is Amazon working on an Android tablet?  You bet.  Are they ready to admit it publicly?  Not yet. Consumer Reports recently spent some time chatting up founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos where they pressed him on the potential tablet, When asked whether they were planning on releasing a multi-purpose ...

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Adobe Releases Flash Player 10.3 for Android 2.2+

Adobe has pushed out an updated version of their Flash player for Android devices, mainly fixing bugs and patching security holes.  If you have an Android phone or tablet running Froyo (2.2), Gingerbread (2.3), or Honeycomb (3.0/3.1), you are advised to update your Flash app.  As of today, the ...

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NOOK App for Android Gets Tablet Optimization, Adds Magazine Support

An update is available today for the official Barnes & Noble Nook application for Android, adding new, tablet-friendly features.  Designed to take advantage of larger screens, the v2.6.1 release offers larger text options and allows for magazines and periodicals on 7-inch displays and ...

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Gundotra Promises Plenty of Android for Google IO 2011

Earlier today, Vic Gundotra took to the Google blog to shed a few details on the annual Google IO conference, set to kick off tomorrow. And as we had hoped, there looks to be plenty of Android on the agenda.  Of course with 21 session scheduled and a third floor takeover, we would expect ...

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Lynx Stream Captures Every Moment from That Party You Can’t Remember

Going out with a bunch of friends after work tonight?  Make sure you download Lynx Stream so you can recall all the events tomorrow.  We’d hate to see you wake up in the morning with some sort of “Hangover” where you can’t remember a thing beyond that fifteenth beer. ...

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First Look at Angry Birds Rio Beach Volleyball Update [VIDEO]

Rovio Mobile has released a short YouTube video which gives us a great look at the upcoming Angry Birds Rio update.  The first downloadable update, “Beach Volley” is due in short order,  promising a host of new levels of gameplay.  We’re big fans of the polished look to the ...

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Samsung, AT&T Announce $199.99 Infuse 4G For May 15

Exactly four months from the day they first announced the handset, Samsung and AT&T have officially given customers a firm price and launch date for the Infuse 4G.  Look for Ma Bell to offer the “Nation’s Thinnest 4G Smartphone” at $199.99 come May 15th.  How thin? ...

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Taptu 1.4 Arrives with Tablets In Mind

News and RSS reader Taptu just dropped version 1.4 in the Android Market bringing a completely new experience with it. Designed with 3.0 tablets in mind, Taptu takes advantage of the Fragment API, splitting things up nicely across large screens. The new release offers users a handful of ...

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Google Earth Gets Honeycomb Optimization

An update to the Google Earth app for Android today adds enhanced support for Honeycomb tablets. As detailed on the Google Blog, the application adds features such as full textured 3D buildings and a host of layers (Panoramio, roads, Wikipedia, etc). Tap on a picture or entry and watch the ...

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Barnes & Noble Expected to Announce Another Nook on May 24

Barnes & Noble is expected to announce another device in their NOOK lineup later this month, possibly more powerful than its predecessors.  Although the full details remain hazy at this point, whispers peg the new model with a couple of potential features.  On one side, the word is that ...

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Another Report Projecting Android Apps Eclipsing iOS in August

Just one week after Distimo projected a summer time frame for Android app outnumbering Apple’s, market research firm research2guidance is predicting something very similar. After crunching numbers and consulting the crystal ball, r2g sees Android taking the lead in August.  At that point, ...

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