Thousands of Androids Invade Antwerp as HTC Kicks Off New Products

We can’t even begin to process the amount of time and attention needed to set up HTC’s latest PR move but we applaud them.  The handset/tablet maker recently took to Antwerp Central Station where they placed thousands of branded Android figures throughout. These were their unique ...

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T-Mobile Brings Bigger Than Life Angry Birds to Barcelona [VIDEO]

If you are looking to draw attention to your smart phone lineup, app store, or web store, nothing works better than Angry Birds.  Check out the video below where  T-Mobile (DT) went and set up a larger-than-life display of Angry Birds in Barcelona last month.  Then watch what happens as some ...

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Motorola Throws in Free Bluetooth Keyboard with XOOM for Limited Time

Motorola wants you to consider scooping up a XOOM Wi-Fi tablet for Father’s Day or as a gift for that graduating high school student.  To twist your arm a bit, they are tossing in a free Bluetooth keyboard for anyone who purchases the Android 3.1 tablet between now and noon (12:00 EST) on ...

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WildTangent, T-Mobile USA Planning Android Game Rentals

WildTangent and T-Mobile USA have announced plans to offer a service which will benefit both Android developers and consumers.  Going live ‘later this year’, the service will let users rent games and try them out without any purchase obligations. Using WildTanget’s WildCoins ...

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Spiceworks Mobile Comes to Android, to Delight of IT Pros Everywhere

To the delight of IT professionals all over the world, Spiceworks, Inc. rolled out an Android version of their mobile application today. The free application lets more than 1.5 million potential users connect with peers, access help desks, and manage their IT networks directly from Android ...

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Winamp Celebrates 4 Million Downloads with New Release

Since its debut in December AOL’s Winamp application for Android has notched more than 4 million downloads. To help celebrate, the company is releasing a new version (1.1) to the Android Market which now features free music support through Spinner’s MP3 of the Day as well as full ...

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What’s the Deal with BatteryGuard?

One of our readers recently opened the browser on his Android phone to check his Yahoo! email account when something strange happened.  A pop-up appeared over his browser screen advising that his battery was losing charge too quickly, then directing him to “upgrade to keep the battery for ...

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Motorola Clears up that “70% of Returned Handsets” Remark

We’re guessing you probably know about the comments made by Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha’s last week where he referred to returned Android handsets.  Speaking at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Technology webcast last week, Jha indicated that roughly 70% of their ...

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Fun With Trademarks: What Is Samsung up to Now?

I love digging around the US Trademarks website, trying to get a feel for what potential Android smart phones and tablets might be on the horizon.  I don’t spend much time playing with the FCC documents page as I often find the site cluttered and confusing.  The Trademarks site, on the ...

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Could This LG Handset be the “Gelato” LG Optimus Slider or Nexus 3?

Take a look at that picture right there.  This is said to be a legit teaser image for the next big upcoming handset from LG.  While we don’t have any product names or codenames to reference at this point, one thing that comes to mind right now is a  “Gelato” slider.  At first ...

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HTC Bumps Processor Speed for ChaCha “Facebook Phone” Ahead of US Launch

HTC has bumped up the speed of their ChaCha “Facebook Phone” up to 800MHz ahead of its eventual US debut.  Announced back in February at Mobile World Congress, the unique handset was initially listed with a 600MHz processor.  While Android enthusiasts and high end users might turn ...

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First Look at Gameloft’s ‘March of Heroes’ Based on Unreal Engine [VIDEO]

Gameloft dropped a short video teaser for an upcoming Android game today, called March of Heroes.  As you’ll see from the clip below, the game looks absolutely fantastic, with rich and colorful graphics.  Another winner from Gameloft to be sure.  Oh, we’d also like to point out that ...

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ViewSonic Bows 7-Inch 730 Tablet with $250 Price Tag

ViewSonic has expanded their Android offerings this morning with the announcement of a lower-cost tablet called the ViewBook 730. Dropping later this month, the 7-inch tablet runs Android 2.2 and features an ARM Cortex-A8 1Ghz processor, 8GB of memory, a front-facing VGA camera, Wi-Fi (802.11 ...

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Redesigned Droid Bionic Features Laptop Dock Connectivity

The first look at the redesigned Droid Bionic is now online, coming in the form of four leaked “in the wild”  images.  Like we’ve heard, Motorola has changed things up a bit, most notably adding support for the laptop dock.  The company had pledged additional handsets capable ...

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Sprint’s LG Optimus Slider Expected September 11?

A leaked Sprint product listing points to a sliding a September release for an LG Optimus Slider.  We’ll assume the sliding part indicates a sliding QWERTY keyboard here and figure on a low-cost LG handset similar to the Optimus One series.  According to the documents obtained by ...

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