Lookout Mobile Security Throwing Party on Eve of Google IO; We Have 30 Tickets to Give Away!

Google I/O 2011 is but a few short weeks away, where we’ll get our annual glimpse into the future of Android and other Google development.  As many of you readers are also developers and enthusiasts, we know you’ll making the trip to San Francisco to get a first-hand look for ...

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Nielsen: Android Now Preferred Mobile OS for Past, Present, and Future Smart Phone Purchases

Android is now the preferred mobile operating system for customers looking to pick up a new smart phone. And the preferred mobile OS for people who just bought a smart phone.  And the preferred… Well you see where we’re going. Nielsen dropped a nice little report today which ...

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Verizon, Casio Announce Rugged CASIO G’zOne Commando

Verizon and Casio announced earlier today that the rugged G’zOne Commando will join the smart phone line up later this week. Dropping on April 28th with the Droid Incredible 2, the Commando meets military standards for rain, dust, temperature, and other environmental factors. The $199 ...

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Sony Confirms S1, S2 Tablets with Announcement

Sony confirmed the existence of two rumored Android 3.0 tablets today with a press release for their new “Sony Tablet”. Yup, that’s the name, for now. Engadget pretty much nailed every aspect of these devices a few months back but we’ll refresh your minds.

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Verizon Taps Global-Ready Droid Incredible 2 for April 28 Arrival

Verizon has officially announced the follow up to last year’s Droid Incredible in the new, wait for it, Droid Incredible 2.  Dropping later this week on April 28th, the HTC handset will run $199.99 with a two-year service agreement. Specs include a 4-inch LCD display, 1GHz Snapdragon ...

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Sprint’s Nexus 4G Gets $199 Price Tag, May 8 Launch

We just got official word from Sprint that their version of the Nexus S will be arriving in stores across the country on May 8th. Carrying a $199 price tag (two-year commitment), the Nexus 4G features Android 2.3, a 1 GHZ processor, 5-megapixel camera, and support for Sprint’s 4G network. ...

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Instinctiv Music Player Combines Best of Your Favorite Music Apps

We just learned of a new music player for Android that we think you guys and gals might be interested in taking a look at.  It’s called Instincitv Music Player, and it looks to feature many of the features from other popular Android apps.  Features include wireless sync (dobuleTwist), ...

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Whrrl Users Can Export Data to Bizzy for Continued Personalized Local Recommendations

As some of you may have heard, Groupon recently acquired Pelago, makers of terrific ‘anti-search’ application, Whrrl.  At some point down the road, Groupon will fold the technology and features into their own offering.  The basic premise behind Whrrl was to help users discover new ...

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NOOK Color v1.2 Adds Support for Apps, Email, and More!

Barnes & Noble announced a large firmware update today for their popular NOOK Color, including Froyo and Adobe Flash support as well as other tablet-like options. As we’ve been anticipating for quite some time, the NOOK Color now has access to a select set of applications, a new email ...

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Bump 2.0 Adds New Features, Overhauls UI

Bump has been on Android for a while now, however we’ve always looked the our iOS counterpart with a little bit of jealousy.  Sure, it works on a fundamental level, but we know there are features missing.  Well, not any longer.  Bump 2.0 is out now and it adds a lot of the stuff ...

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RadioShack Bragging Up Tablet Offerings

RadioShack wants you to know that they’ve gotten pretty serious in the tablet game lately so they issued a press release.  If you’re in the market for a new tablet, they would love for you to consider them.  So what are they offering up? Well for starters, they recently added the ...

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Amazon Announces Library Lending for Kindle, Optimizes Android App for Honeycomb

Amazon has rolled out a new version of their Kindle application today, optimizing it for Honeycomb tablets.  Taking advantage of the fragments and split screen capabilities in Android3.0, the free reader app works much better on larger screens.  New details include enhanced work look-up, ...

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Seesmic 1.7 Released with A Host of Shortcuts and Customization Options

Popular Twitter and Facebook client Seesmic released an update into the Android Market yesterday, adding a variety of new options for users.  Centered around giving you what you need in as little time as possible, these new features include shortcuts for composing tweets/updates, saved Twitter ...

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Samsung and Verizon Tap Droid Charge with April 28 Launch, $299.99 Price Tag

Verizon and Samsung have issued a press release today, confirming the next handset in the Droid series.  The $299.99 (ouch!) Droid Charge arrives a week from today, April 28th, and features a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, a rear-facing 8 megapixel camera, and front-facing 1.3 megapixel ...

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EFF Calls Google Out Over Lack of Transparency, Draconian Approach to Android Market

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has taken to their blog to voice their displeasure with Google’s recent pulling of Grooveshark from the Android Market.  As they see it, Google is headed in a completely different direction from the open and transparent Utopia promised back in 2007.  The ...

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