Sonos Controller Arrives for Android

Initially expected to show up in March, the official Sonos Controller for Android has arrived today.  If you can count yourself among those that own a Sonos S5 (or any Sonos ZonePlayer), then you’ll definitely want to download the free app for your handset. Features include voice search, ...

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Sony Ericsson Reports Q1 Results, Looks to New Xperia Handsets for Rebound

Sony Ericsson’s first quarter results are in and they appear to be a mixed bag for the conglomerate.  With them putting more focus on smart phones and less on feature phones, overall sales have dropped (-19%) a bit.  With a 23% decrease as compared to same time last year, shipments were ...

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Dual-Screen Kyocera Echo Now Available from Sprint

Here’s a little reminder for you guys and gals to check out the Kyocera Echo at your local Sprint store. The phone, which went on sale yesterday, runs $199.99 and features two high-resolution 3.5-inch WVGA displays which can be connected to form a large 4.7-inch display.   Specifications ...

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T-Mobile Airing Pair of Sidekick 4G Commercials [VIDEO]

T-Mobile began airing a pair of new commercials centered around the new Sidekick 4G from Samsung.  Both feature a rapper telling us, and Carly, all about some of the things he does with his Sidekick 4G.  Each is short (30 seconds) but full of details, as you’ll see once you hit the break. ...

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Angry Birds Seasons Updated to Include Easter [VIDEO]

And just like that, Rovio is back with another Angry Birds Seasons update.  Just in time for Easter, the game picks up a whole batch of new levels (54!) with chocolate bunnies, donuts, and golden Easter eggs.  If you already have the game on your Android phone or tablet, look for an update. ...

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Test Gingerbread Build for EVO Leaks to Interwebs

Yet another coveted Android ROM has leaked to the internet this week, this time in the form of Gingerbread for the EVO 4G.  The popular Sprint handset is a favorite among hackers and modders who will likely grab this file and tinker away.  With the weekend approaching and the chance to spend a ...

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Grab a Smartphone Coaster for Your Android Phone

Where’s your Android phone at right now?  Chances are really good that your handset is just sitting there on the desk next to you or in your pocket while you read this from a computer or laptop. Why not do yourself a favor and pick up a Smartphone Coaster for the office?  The ...

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HTC Sensation ROM Leaks, Features Sense 3.0

Bummed when you heard the news that your HTC handset wouldn’t see the newest version of Sense UI?  Chin up little fella.  Hackers and modders have your back.  Even though the Sensation is at least a few weeks off, a test build of the handsets ROM has landed online.  And, as the headline ...

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Contract Pricing for Upcoming Verizon Smart Phones Leaks

The two-year contract prices for multiple Verizon handsets has leaked to the internet today, giving consumers a clear indication as to what lies ahead. Among the list of devices is the Samsung Droid Charge, LG Revolution, and Droid Incredible 2. Looking over the prices we get the sense that ...

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IGDA Cautions Developers Against Amazon App Store

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) Board of Directors has taken to their blog to voice concerns over the new Amazon App Store. Whereas many casual developers might look to Amazon as a terrific alternative to the Android Market, the IDGA advises them to think things through. As ...

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Hotwire Releases Travel Ticker with Personalized Travel Deals

Hotwire, Inc. recently dropped their Travel Ticker application into the Android Market, allowing for even easier to access personalized travel deal. Android (2.2+) users can now receive instant push alerts when deals for their favorite destinations are offered, browse photo galleries of ...

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Layar 5.0 Adds Discovery and Sharing Options to Popular AR Browser

Layar saw version 5.0 of their popular augmented reality (AR) browser hit the Android Market earlier this week, adding new features while also improving on the existing stuff. This latest release includes a streamlined user interface, improvements to social networking integration, and new ...

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HP Launching ePrint Services App on May 1

Starting May 1st  Android users will be able to print wirelessly from their handset or tablet to any HP printer running their Internet-printing service. Once the app is downloaded and installed, the user chooses what it is that they wish to print. After selecting the printer they choose to use, ...

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Sony Ericsson Opens Website Aimed at Unlocking Devices

Sony Ericsson is making it easy for customers to unlock the bootloader for their handsets with the launch of a new website.  The company is now providing the necessary tools to unlock their smart phones, starting with the 2011 series of Xperia devices.  Should you count yourself among the lucky ...

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HTC Sense 3.0 Will Only Run on Latest Devices

HTC confirmed yesterday that their latest version of Sense UI will only run on the company’s latest devices.  When we say latest, we mean the brand spankin’ new stuff like the Flyer, EVO 3D, and Sensation 4G.  As to why, HTC says that the existing devices don’t have what it ...

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