Posts From Scott Webster
There’s nothing quite like a graph to help understand figures, estimates, and averages. It’s one thing to read about Android’s growth and RIM’s decline, but it’s entirely different when you see it in graphical form.
he mega smash hit that it is Angry Birds has now eclipsed 10 million downloads for Android. Offered as a free game, the developers (Rovio) have been making crazy money out of the ads displayed in the app – crazy to the tune of a million bucks per month. So what’s next for the game? How about being able to pay to remove those little ads?
Two of the most popular children’s books of all time have come to Android today. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Cat in the Hat are now available
Let’s be honest here, the Priority Inbox in Gmail for Android isn’t the best. After seeing how cool and efficient it was for desktops, we expected just a little more out of the mobile client. Apparently, complaints don’t fall on deaf ears in Mountain View.
You can go ahead and put away the pitchforks and torches. After putting a scare into folks earlier in the week with talks of hardware requirements, the handset maker has
The first set of benchmarks for the upcoming Playstation Phone have arrived and they aren’t stellar.
One complaint we’ve heard about the Sirius XM application over and over is that it lacks the Howard Stern channel. It is a fair argument to make when the application offers more than 120 channels but doesn’t offer the one you want. Things are changing, thanks to Stern’s renewal with the satellite service.
David Ko, the SVP of Mobile at Zynga was speaking earlier today at the LeWeb conference in Paris where he divulged a bit of exciting news. Ko indicated that the popular game Mafia Wars would be coming to Android in December
If you’re planning to do any air travel over the coming holiday weeks, you’ll want to check out FlightView for Android. Available in two editions, it helps keep all your travel info in one handy place.
There’s a really neat little service available from Google (Voice) that makes it possible for Santa to call your friends and family. After filling out a quick form with information
The official YouTube application for Android was updated last night to v2.1 which saw the addition of four new features. The app, which is designed for Android 2.2 phones and up, is looking more like the desktop client all the time.
Notion Ink has just confirmed the pre-sales of their Android-based Adam tablet will begin today. The Tegra 2 powered device will first be offered to registered users from the blog with general public following six hours later.
Ratrod Studio has just released their 3D Unity based drift racing game, Drift Mania Championship into the Android Market. The 99¢ game has been a success for iPhone, selling more than 2 million downloads over the last few months.
Get Set Games passed us a note yesterday to tell us that they are fearing up for the Android release of their popular Mega Jump. After already seeing more than 7.5 million people download the game in six months, the Android version should also do very well.
A new set of studies conducted by Arieso reveals that Android users love to consume data. According to their findings, phones running Android tend to have more data call volumes, time connected to the network, and data volume uploaded and downloaded than iPhone counterparts.