Posts From Scott Webster
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.
We know a lot of you guys and gals are anxious to get your Gingerbread fix, however we should remember that there are folks who still want Froyo. One such handset, the HTC Legend has been out for more than a few months now, yet it has been waiting for Android 2.2 to arrive. Great news – the wait is nearly over!
Samsung UK is using the power of free to help attract new Galaxy Tab owners, and satisfy the current ones. According to GalaxyTabNews, customers who own the device can fill
We’ve seen our share of corporate speak and PR mumbo jumbo before but Samsung might have just become the current king. When asked by Pocket-Lint whether or not the Galaxy S would see Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’, the handset maker replied with a very vague, albeit technical technical sounding answer. After reading the entire response a few times, the best we can gather is that they are still looking into the matter.
Sprint CEO Dan Hesse was in the hot seat today with Walt Mossberg at the Dive into Mobile conference. When pressed about the carrier’s plans to offer a tiered data plan, Hesse said they aren’t planning to change things up.
Zedge has officially opened the doors up to their Discovery Network, which aims to level the playing field for independent Android developers. With over 30 million unique visitors a month, they have learned what it is that users are looking for in their smart phones. Taking everything they know into consideration, they decided they could help put the best stuff in front of these users.