Posts From Scott Webster
Samsung announces four models designed from their Galaxy S handset series. Each has been tailored to a specific market of users, featuring various hardware and software combinations. The handset maker plans to show these and other models off at next month’s Mobile World Congress.
T-Mobile has dramatically dropped the price of their Samsung Galaxy S series phone, the Vibrant, for a very limited time. As in, you have a little over one day to take advantage of the savings.
We can’t say we didn’t see this one coming. Just last week we reported on how a number porting option was found on Google Voice, listed with a $20 fee. Pulled almost as quickly as it was noticed, the feature was expected to be rolled out in short order. And, based on the title of this post, you know the rest of the story.
Select Motorola reps are apparently already carrying around the Android 3.0 tablet as they visit Verizon stores. Our guy happened to be in the right place at the right time, snapping a pair of pics.
LG has begun sending out invitations to an event at Mobile World Congress event next month. Teasing us with a “new dimension” in their announcement, we can only expect to see a 3D device unveiled. It just so happens that an LG Optimus 3D was spotted (translated) online earlier today. Coincidence? Hardly.
T-Mobile, following in the footsteps of both Sprint and Verizon, will be dropping the price of their Galaxy Tab this week. Expected to take effect tomorrow, January 26th, the carrier will shave $50 off the price of the 7-inch Android tablet. The cost will now be $249.99 for customers signing a new two-year service agreement.
Motorola has released a YouTube video showing all the features and functions that will be included in their upcoming tablet. The Android 3.0 device should be making its debut shortly.
MobileApps.com has announced that their Android app distribution and content discovery tool is headed your way in the near future. Now before you think, “Great, another market!”, hear this one out. Developers who participate in the program will walk away with a 95% cut of sales as opposed to the standard 70% that comes with most systems, including the Android Market.
Android users can print to any cloud-connected printer thanks to a new Gmail feature. Setup is a breeze and works as advertised!
A Flickr account holding images and a video clip were found over the weekend, showing that the previously mentioned Samsung R910 and Forte are, in fact, the same device.
Play.fm, a spot for electronic music sets, has announced the release of their Android application today. Effective immediately, customers can download the mobile app from the Android Market and enjoy thousands of DJ sets across many different genres and sub-genres.
Hitting the home stretch ahead of Mobile World Congress, rumors and details have been leaking for phones and tablets. The latest to see this treatment is the Galaxy Tab 2 from Samsung.
Recent changes in the Google I/O website indicate things are about to get going again. Pricing for pre-registration has leaked with developers looking to get early access, followed by public registration in February.
Android developers logging into the market publishing console will find another new option waiting for them. It appears Google has started adjusting the back-end in preparation for releasing the Android Market onto Google TV. A new filter was recently spied, giving devs the ability to target (or not) devices with a touch screen.
Let’s start your Friday off with some cool, inconsequential stuff, shall we? Nothing too important, just a little fun. I was catching up on some film news this morning when