Getjar Embraces Social Media with Facebook Connect Integration

GetJar announced this week that they are the first leading application store to embrace social networking. Since many users from the Getjar and other portals don’t really “discover” apps on their own, a majority of them turn to others for insight. Often that insight comes from ...

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Android Market Could Eclipse App Store This Summer

Come back-to-school time Android users will have more apps to choose from than their Apple counterparts. At least that is what the latest Distimo report tells us. Android is growing its number of apps faster than Apple, even with tablets entering the fray.  We’v already got more free apps ...

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Leaked ROMs for HTC Flyer, G2, and Doubleshot

We’re not exactly sure what happened today but HTC leaks are coming left and right.  Aside from two new handsets (Rider, Kindgom) to look forward to, we also have a trio of ROMs to goof around with.  The 911Sniper blog has posted the files for the T-Mobile G2 (test of Gingerbread), HTC ...

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Which Carrier Will Rule Over the HTC Kingdom?

A second newly unearthed Android phone has been spotted online today, carrying the name of HTC Kindgom.  As with the HTC Rider, almost zero is known at this point save for the resolution of the screen.  Featuring a qHD (540 X 960) display and likely measuring 4.3-inches, it has a striking ...

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Put the HTC Rider on Your Radar

We’ve got another new Android phone to keep an eye on today as the HTC Rider surfaces.  Nothing is known about this device yet other than it appears to be a touch only handset.  The screen size looks to be in the range of 4.-3 inches and the general form factor looks much like an... Read More

Chemical Cuisine Tells You All About That Garbage You Are Eating

See that snack you are eating right now?  Go ahead and turn the package over and look at the list of ingredients.  Pick any one of those nearly unpronounceable words and see if you can tell me what it does to the food or whether it’s good for you.  Oh, you have no idea?  Why don’t ...

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Darvolind Frobuirdge Holds Key to Finding Those Hidden Droid Charge Phones

Following the @droidlanding twitter account?  You need to be.  There are 16 Droid Charge phones hidden around the country as part of some viral game to build anticipation for the new 4G LTE hotness.  Things are progressing now but there appear to be missing components and things hiding in plain ...

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Fring Announces 4-Way Group Video Calling For Free

You gotta love the little war playing out between chat and video services such as Skype, Qik, and fring. Why? Because, in the end, we consumers win. Each company fights for an edge and looks for ways to differentiate from others. Such is the case today as fring rolls out 4-way video chat for ...

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Official App for Google Docs Finally Hits Android

After what seems like an eternity of waiting, Google has released an official Google Docs application for Android devices.  Available for anything running 2.1 or higher, the native app provides simple and effective management of your cloud-based documents.  Options include creating new ...

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Motorola Prepping Keyboard Folio Case

Motorola looks to be ready to launch a keyboard folio case for their XOOM tablets, adding all new functionality to the device. From what we can surmise from the image at the left of this post, the case appears to house what may be a simple Bluetooth keyboard inside the leather case. Together ...

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Why Wait? Grab AT&T’s HSUPA For Your Atrix 4G Now!

Rooted Motorola Atrix 4G owners will be happy to know that they can grab AT&T’s HSUPA data speeds for themselves.  Rather than waiting around for the carrier to enable the true high speed 4G that the phone is capable of, a couple of XDA members (dew.man and NFHimself) took things into ...

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Cook Your Own Theme in the Ultimate Online Theme Kitchen

Let’s say you have a rooted Android handset and get the itch to build your own theme because your ideas are better than what anyone else is doing.  The problem is you just don’t have any serious coding experience.  What does one do?  For starters, you might want to check out the ...

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AndroidRTK Offering ROMs, Themes, and Kernels in One Handy Place

Listen up Android hackers and modders, we’ve got a new site for you to check out.  Last week AndroidRTK opened the doors to their all-in-one resource which supplies ROMs, Themes, and Kernels for you handsets.  The organization appears to be pretty straightforward in that you select the ...

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Google Realtime Search Integrates New Sources

Google Realtime Search picked up a nice boost this week with the addition of a handful of new sources.  Joining the likes of Facebook and Twitter are Quora, Gowalla, Plixi, Me2day, Twitgoo, and others.  Should you look to find out exactly what is happening right now, Realtime Search is a ...

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OfferedApp Trades Free Paid Apps in Exchange for Your Taking a Survey

Another application distribution store is getting traction today as OfferedApp.com announces their new internet-based model. What makes this one so different from the current crop of app stores?  There will be one title offered each day at no cost to users. While these would normally be paid ...

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