Posts From Scott Webster
We profiled a beta application back in September called *Spark which is a totally new way to redesign and customize your home screen with real-time data. A few months and more than 100,000 beta testers later, the app has been released in a full version.
LG has become the first handset maker to announce a dual-core Android smart phone. The Tegra 2-based handset is the first of many expected in the new year.
As if you needed any extra incentive to pick up the new Nexus S on December 16th, Best Buy Mobile has announced free overnight shipping for online purchases of the
RadioShack is set to offer three Android devices for free starting December 18th and running through December 24th.
oogle has taken its Android App Inventor out of private beta and released to the world. Effective immediately, anyone with a Google Account can log into App Inventor and get started with their own killer apps.
U.S. Cellular’s got a fantastic holiday deal lined up, which kicks off later this week. And like pretty much everything else the provider does, it’s something no other carrier would
Samsung dropped a commercial/promo for their Galaxy Tab on YouTube yesterday which shows a sad Santa looking for something to fill a void in his life. The jolly fella doesn’t ask for much, he just wants it to have Google, Facebook, chat, camera, email, HD television, movies, 7-inch screen, ebook reader, Google Maps for navigation, front-facing camera…
Two months after its arrival, Google TV is getting a software update. Starting today, an over-the-air update will roll out to devices, addressing four key components.
The carrier has dropped the prices of two of their Android-based devices. Are they short term price breaks or are they here to stay?
The news of Gingerbread coming to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) might not mean much to the typical Android user, but the hacking community knows exactly what it implies.
Fossil, the company who makes watches, wallets, money clips and more, have been quietly working on a new concept. New to them, not necessarily to the world. A small team within the company has put together a connected watch which will connect to Android and BlackBerry devices. Yes, there have been plenty of failed attempts at this idea, but Fossil thinks they have learned from others.
HTC’s Peter Chou confirms that the handset maker is planning LTE devices in 2011. Also on deck, support for NFC chips in select models.
We’ve seen the pictures and the abridged clips. Now it’s time to watch the entire interview. Hit the jump to watch Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher chat up Andy Rubin
We were contacted by a representative this afternoon regarding the alleged NOOKcolor update due in January. As we feared, the news was too good to be true. The NOOKcolor is not getting the Android Market as part of any update, nor has one been announced for January.
Two highly sought after components that have been missing from the Facebook for Android app have arrived. Chat and push notifications have arrived today, bringing the mobile version that much closer to its web-based counterpart.