Point Inside 2.0 Brings Free Airport, Mall Maps to Android Devices

Point Inside Inc. is announcing today that the v2.0 of their “Destination Smart Map’ has arrived on Android phones.  What does this mean to you?  Well, how about free, searchable maps and directories to more than 800 of the world’s airports and shopping malls?  Point Inside ...

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Nielsen: Android is Most Popular Among Recent Smart Phone Buyers

The Nielsen Company has issued another report that shows Android’s growth continues to skyrocket.  According to their data, roughly one in three (32 percent) smart phones sold over the last six months were powered by Android.  Apple’s iOS  stayed practically still at 25 percent ...

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Rumor: 1.3GHz ZTE Phone Coming to Verizon

Late yesterday afternoon, the Boy Genius Report posted a quick blurb that might perk up your ears. According to their sources, Chinese handset maker ZTE is rumored to be working on some high end devices for Verizon.

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AT&T Adds to Android Arsenal with Trio of Motorola Devices – Bravo, Flipside, and Flipout

AT&T has announced three new Android handsets today, each coming from Motorola. Dubbed the Flipout, Bravo, and Flipside, they are each Android 2.1 phones with the latest release of MOTOBLUR user experience. And keeping with Motorola's track record, the phones carry unique form factors not ...

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LG Scraps Android 2.2 Tablet Plans

South Korean handset maker LG Electronics Inc said yesterday that they were calling off plans to launch an Android 2.2 tablet. According to an unnamed official, Android 2.2 'Froyo' is not the best platform for them to launch their first tablet on.

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Skype for Android Rolls Out to All 2.1+ Devices

Big news for Skype and Android users today as the service rolls out to anyone running 2.1 or higher on their handset. No longer exclusive to Verizon, it's now available to roughly 3 in 4 phones.

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HTC EVO 4G Lands on Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards

One of the hottest handsets of the year, the HTC EVO 4G, is being recognized by Popular Mechanics as being one of the breakthrough devices for 2010.  Touted as a product that “truly moves society forward”, the Sprint phone lands on the list because of its ability to act as a mobile ...

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T-Mobile Announces HSPA+ myTouch Handset

Hot on the heels of their new G2 comes another T-Mobile handset with HSPA+ support. Announced as part of the myTouch series of phones, the latest device runs a 1GHz Snapdraogn processor and features a 3.8-inch touch display. Other details include 8GB pre-installed memory card, a 5-megapixel ...

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Amazon Sweetens the Pot for Developers, Waives $99 Fee

Amazon is doing their part to cozy up next to Android developers.  We recently saw the terms and conditions leak online which showed a $99 annual fee that devs were required to pay.  An email being sent out right now shows the online giant waiving the first year’s charges as a ...

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Froyo for AT&T Captivate Lands Online

It appears that an official Android 2.2 build has leaked for the Samsung Galaxy S series AT&T Captivate.  A user from XDA forums going  by the name of designgears has posted a fully-functioning release dated September 21st.  Features include a GPS fix, Media Hub, JIT Compiler, the B&N ...

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Google Releases Customizable Version of ‘Car Home’ for Nexus One, Droid

Google has released a new version of their Car Home application for Android devices. Already awesome in the way it turns your devices into a personal navigator/assistant for your on the go needs, it gets better with customizable shortcuts.

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Froyo Now Powers 1 in 3 Android Phones

New figures hot off the press!  Google has released the latest figures for devices accessing the Android Market and we’re getting closer to a Froyo majority.  The period ending October 1 shows all legacy versions of the platform dipping ever so slightly while Android 2.2 risesto 33.4 ...

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Bloomberg App Arrives with News, Market Data, Stock Portfolios and More

Bloomberg L.P. has released their Android application earlier today, adding to its suite of mobile apps. Business and financial buffs can download the free application immediately and enjoy access to market data, timely news, stock portfolios, and more. Users will be able to create personalized ...

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Dual Screen Samsung Continuum Spied

Two new Samsung devices in one day! It was just over a month ago when we saw the year-end roadmap for Verizon come to light. Among the unknown/unseen handsets teased was a Samsung i400 "Continuum" which was said to be a mid-range phone. Flash forward to today and we see that we're looking at ...

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Rumor: T-Mobile Project ‘Begonia’ to be Motorola Cliq 2

You may recall that way back in July the folks at AndroidSPIN were able to get their hands on a copy of T-Mobile's year end roadmap. Among the listed Android devices were two from Motorola. With one handset (Jordan) already accounted for in the Motorola Defy, the other has yet to be figured ...

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