Collectible Android ‘Heroes’ and ‘Villains’ Announced

As expected, the series of Android collectible figures have been announced.  Unveiled in a blog post last night, ZYXPLASTIC introduced us to heroes ( The Hidden Task , El Poderoso) and villains (Greentooth, Cycle-On).  These guys will be available (one per day) at the annual Comic-Con in San ...

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Verizon 4G LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab10.1Now Available for Pre-order

Verizon has begun offering pre-orders to customers looking to pick up the 10-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with support for their 4G LTE network.  The tablet is offered in Metallica Gray or Glossy White and comes with two storage options – 16GB for $529.99 and 32GB for $629.99 (two-year ...

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AT&T Status Looks One Step Closer to Release

The AT&T branded version of the HTC ChaCha looks to be one step closer to its anticipated release. The Facebook -heavy phone is said to be called the AT&T Status and should be arriving within the next few weeks.  Boy Genius Report obtained the pair of images of the Android-powered ...

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Another Portrait QWERTY Motorola Handset for Sprint

Thanks to a freshly leaked (and blurry) photo, we’re getting our first look at a new Motorola handset headed to Sprint.  Bearing a very XPRT-like form factor, the phone looks to have a portrait QWERTY keyboard below a smallish (maybe 3.1-inch 320×480) display.  According to a source ...

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Andy Rubin: Half Million Daily Android Activations and Growing

Andy Rubin, the founder of Android and current Senior Vice President of Mobile at Google, tweeted yet another Android milestone this morning.  You do know that the platform is growing, right?  Well, as Rubin advises, that growth is at a rate of 4.4% week over week.  According to the latest ...

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Wikitude 6.1 Offers Tablet Optimized Augmented Reality

Wikitude, a key player in the Augmented Reality game since the days of the first Android Developers Challenge, has just updated their AR browser.  Available in the Android Market today, version 6.1 is now optimized for tablets running Honeycomb. This means those of you with a Xoom, Galaxy Tab ...

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T-Mobile Announces $199 myTouch 4G Slide for July

The T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide has officially gone from rumored to confirmed, thanks to a late night press announcement.  If there’s one thing that this $199.99 handset ($50 mail-in-rebate) has, it’s a top of the line camera.  Or at least that is how T-Mobile will be positioning the ...

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Accessory Review: Jabra FREEWAY Speaker Phone

Jabra, a prominent name in the Bluetooth game, recently began offering a speakerphone system, the FREEWAY, through Amazon and other outlets.  I had the chance to play with one of these over the last week and half and thought I would share my opinions of the device. I’m a big fan of ...

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Sprint Announces E! ID Pack for Pop Culture Junkies [VIDEO]

Sprint has announced the release of another ID Pack for their customers, this time centering around pop culture.  Called the E! ID Pack, it helps users keep up with the Kardashians, Kendra, Chelsea, Holly, and all your other favorite celebrities.  Apps include E! Online, Live From the Red ...

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Verizon’s First Sliding QWERTY from Samsung Gets Spied

While Verizon and Samsung have already teamed up on a couple of Android smart phones (Fascinate, Continuum), they have yet to offer a sliding QWERTY form factor.  That looks to be changing, thanks a few photos which leaked online over the weekend. Pocketnow, who obtained the grainy images, ...

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T-Mobile Giving Away $4,000 a Day with ‘4G PayDay’ Trivia Contest

Starting today, and running through October 2nd, T-Mobile is giving their customers the chance to win a daily prize of $4,000 (Get it? 4G’s).  The T-Mobile 4G PayDay contest is a multiple-choice trivia challenge played via text message with rather simple rules.  The person with the most ...

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HTC Officially Announces EVO 3D for Europe

European consumers will soon be able to get their own hands on a EVO 3D as HTC has officially tapped the 3D handset with a July release. This is, for all practical purposes, the exact same device as what Sprint offers its U.S. customers,save for the radio.  Specs include dual-core 1.2GHz ...

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TeleNav v6.2 Now Available for Select T-Mobile Handsets

Our friends at TeleNav sent over an email to us this afternoon to share some news for T-Mobile customers.  Some of you will find that you are able update your navigation software to the latest version, 6.2.  This release features some pretty cool options including multiple search suggestions, ...

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Droid 3 on Track for July 14 Debut

The Motorola Droid 3 looks to be arriving just a few weeks from now, and shortly after Verizon stops offering unlimited data plans.  According to information obtained by DroidAttic, the “Next Generation of Does” will in stock on July 13th, presumably on sale the next day.  This ...

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DYZPLASTIC Teases New Batch of Android Collectibles

The guys over at dyzplastic (division of Dead Zebra) are teasing another set of collectible Android figurines.  A blog post hints at four of them with an image that shows half the face for each, accompanied by a title of “Heroes, Masked Avengers, Villains, Killer Robots”. According ...

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