First AT&T Ad for HTC Status Lands Online [VIDEO]

We haven’t seen this on television yet so we felt like sharing it with the rest of you guys.  AT&T’s first commercial for their new HTC Status is online and it’s exactly the type of commercial we were expecting.  The short clip (after the break) shows viewers how the ...

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AT&T Poised to Offer Sliding QWERTY from Samsung

Verizon isn’t the only carrier on the verge of releasing an Android-powered sliding QWERTY from Samsung.  Boy Genius Report has been passed a render of a rather sharp looking handset which is expected to launch on AT&T in the near future.  Aside from what can be gleaned by looking at ...

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Barcelona Named ‘Mobile World Capital’, Will Host MWC Through 2018

We just received a press release on behalf of the GSMA advising that the annual Mobile World Congress event ain’t leaving town anytime soon. In fact, after an 18 month search, Barcelona has been tapped as the “Mobile World Capital” and will be host to the Mobile World Congress ...

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LG’s Second Half 2011 Roadmap Gets Leaked, With Images

LG made have taken a little bit longer than most handset makers to get going with their Android devices, but things have been moving along nicely since late last year. If the next bits of information prove to be true, LG looks to be kicking things up another notch with the release of multiple ...

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Cricket Wireless Reminds Us That Adobe Flash Is Still Relevant

Think back to roughly a year and a half ago when the big stink in mobile was over how Apple refused to support Adobe Flash.  Remember hearing from people on the other side of the fence about how Flash was going to die and it would soon be irrelevant? Well, here we are today and... Read More

Boost Mobile Getting Samsung Sliding QWERTY

Boost Mobile looks to be getting a new Android handset out of Samsung in the form of the slidng QWERTY SPH-M930.  The chaps at Pocketnow have scored the first clear image of the device as well as providing some initial details.  According to them this unnamed handset will Android 2.3 ...

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Rumor: Slightly Tweaked Motorola Defy+ Headed to AT&T

Word on the street is that Motorola is tweaking the design and internal specifications of The Defy, a T-Mobile handset released in late 2010.  One such rumored change pertains to the network bands; As it appears, the new model will be supported by AT&T and/or Canadian carriers this time ...

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Halfbrick Studios Releases Free, Ad-Supported Version of Fruit Ninja

How do you follow up one of the most popular slashing games on Android?  You set it free.  That’s essentially what Halfbrick Studios has done today as they released a free, ad-supported version of Fruit Ninja into the Android Market.  So if you haven’t downloaded one of the better ...

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T-Mobile Announces $79.99 Wildfire S for August 3rd

Not to be outdone by AT&T and the announcement of their Nexus S, T-Mobile has just made it known that they have a new phone coming soon, too.  Come August 3rd, the carrier will be offering the HTC Wildfire S, a “stylish and compact” Android 2.3 Gingerbread handset.  Customers ...

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Android Helps AT&T to “Strong Gains” in Second Quarter

AT&T just helped themselves to a pretty nice second quarter, thanks, in part, to a growing Android lineup. How nice? Well, Ma Bell is reporting quarterly (Q2’11) revenue of $31.5 billion, a 2.2 percent year-on-year increase. AT&T sold 5.6 million smart phones, 2 million of which ...

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Samsung, Best Buy Announce $99 Nexus S for AT&T

Samsung and Best Buy Mobile have announced today that the Pure Google phone that is the Nexus S will soon be available for AT&T customers, in an exclusive retail offering.  The Android 2.3-powered handset will run subscribers a very attractive $99 with qualifying two year service agreement ...

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Get Your Own Yellow Jersey with Official Tour de France 2011 Game

Extra Live announced today that the official Tour de France 2011 game has arrived (last week) on Android, just in time for the final stages of its real world counterpart.  Players choose their own team of riders and manage them over the 21 stage race, using real-life cycling tactics and stages ...

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WildTangent Game Service to Include Titles from Glu, Halfbrick, and GameHouse

WildTangent, gearing up for their Android-based game service, just shot us an email with details on some of the more notable participating developers.  Expected to launch with T-Mobile later this year, WildTangent’s game service lets players buy credits called WildCoins which can be used ...

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T-Mobile Announces New Value Plans with Data in Mind

T-Mobile USA announced new ‘Value’ rate plans today, giving customers even more options to choose from. Taking effect this Sunday, July 24th, the plans will be available in single-line and multi-line flavors and should pair up quite nicely with Android smart phones.  T-Mobile ...

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Netflix Adds Additional Android Support – Now at 23 Phones, 1 Tablet

Netflix has quietly grown the number of officially supported Android devices this week, hitting two dozen products.  The makeup is most certainly lopsided at twenty-three handsets and one tablet – a tablet that won’t even be here for a few more weeks.  Ah well, such is life.  While ...

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