Geocaching.com App is a Treasure of its Own (App Review)

I started dabbling in geocaching late last year as my son and I wanted something fun to do on days off. Being he was six at the time, he was only too eager to help daddy hunt down treasure in the real world. We bounced from one Android app to another, trying each out to see what we liked ...

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VOTE NOW! What’s Your Thought on Android Market Alternatives?

As Android continues to grow, so does the number of players entering the app distribution game.  A few of today’s current alternatives include GetJar, SlideME, AppBrain, and OnlyAndroid.  Looking forward, we are hearing about app stores from bigger players like Verizon, Motorola, Amazon, ...

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Best Buy “Exploring Concept” of an Android App Store

By the time you finish reading this post, another three or four players will have entered the Android app store market.  At least that it how it seems of late.  The most recent big name company whispered in the same sentence as Android apps – Best Buy.   The retail giant’s Chief ...

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T-Mobile’s Galaxy Tab Price Gets Outed – $400 with Contract

As we draw toward the end of the year we are expecting each of the top four providers to announce official pricing and release dates. We've heard whispers of Sprint's launch, but for the most part, we're still waiting on everyone. Thanks to a leaked internal T-Mobile document, we might have ...

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(Some) Official Droid 2 Global Specs Hit Motorola Website

The specs for Verizon’s next super phone, the Droid 2 Global, have landed online ahead of any official announcement from Motorola.  To be fair, these are not the full details, only enough to tease us.  Plus, we don’t have any images yet.  With that said, here’s what ...

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Get Ready for More Garminfones

Strap on your seatbelt and hold on, Garmin-Asus is gearing up for more Android powered handsets. Yes, that Garminfone from T-Mobile is about to get some company. Sorta.

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eBay Expands Android Presence with Sprint ID and Launch of Classifieds Apps

Yesterday saw eBay making a pair of Android-related announcements. First up is the release of their new application, eBay Classifieds, which lets users hunt down jobs, sell that old bicycle, or find a pool guy. In fact, what might seem like a one-trick pony app at first glance is rather rich ...

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CherryPal Announces 7-Inch Android 2.1 Tablet with Sub-$200 Price Tag

CherryPal has announced their new 7-inch Android 2.1-powered CherryPad today.  Rather than setting their sites on the iPad and trying to take it on, CherryPal sees more benefit in the low-cost tablet space.  Priced at only $188 per unit, the CherrpPad features an 800MHz processor, 256MB RAM, ...

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Sprint Official with Sanyo Zio, Samsung Transform, and LG Optimus S

What an incredible week for Android announcements! After seeing seven devices from Motorola yesterday, the momentum continues with three more phones headed for Sprint. The boys and girls running the Now Network just officially unveiled the Sanyo Zio, Samsung Transform, and LG Optimus S. ...

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Sprint to Announce LG Optimus S for October 31

We’re getting early word that Sprint is set to announce their LG Optimus S handset for availability later this month.  Tagged with a very attractive $49.99 price point, the entry level phone is said to feature Android 2.2, a 3.2-inch HVGA touch display and a 3.2-megapixel camera.  Like ...

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Cricket Announces $149 Huawei Ascend for October 27 (No Contract)

Last fall, we were shocked to hear Samsung say that 2010 would see Android phones going for less than $100 on contract. Flash forward a year and we're getting close to seeing sub-$100 phones without contract!

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U.S. Cellular Launching Samsung Mesmerize October 27

We just received official word from U.S. Cellular that they will be launching their Galaxy S series handset, the Samsung Mesmerize, on October 27th.

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TheStreet: Android Market to Integrate Paypal as Early as October 26th

One big bone of contention for many new Android users is having to use Google Checkout over Paypal for purchasing apps.  It’s not that Checkout is a total hassle to set up, but, rather, most folks are just more acquainted with Paypal.  Plus, Paypal is accepted in nearly 200 countries ...

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Yahoo! Drops Four New Apps into Android Market

We noticed a few other Android blogs mentioning the fact that Yahoo! Finance landed in the Android Market yesterday.  Given the fact that the free app makes it easy to view daily market summaries and news and track stock tickers, it’s good news to be sure.  After looking to download the ...

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EXCLUSIVE: More Details Leaking out for Sanyo Zio, Samsung Transform

One of our trusted tipsters has passed along some new Sprint details for a pair of upcoming devices. We felt you'd like to know a little more about the Sanyo Zio and Samsung Transform since we're expecting them less than a week from now. Yep, look for these two phones on October 10!

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