Posts From Scott Webster
Since last Friday’s announcement of an overhauled Android Market, we’ve heard (and seen) plenty of complaints about the new return policy. Many of you feel 15 minutes is simply not long enough to download an app/game and decide whether or not it’s worth keeping. So, what is the ideal return window for the Android Market? If not 15 minutes, then what? VOTE IN OUR POLL.
Twitter has put together a list of the top trending topics over the last year, complete with a breakdown of they were calculated. We knew Android was growing in popularity, but we didn’t realize it had reached Justin Bieber proportions. Yeah, that’s right – our beloved green robot was hotter than The Biebs.
South Korean handset maker Pantech looks to be cooking up and Android phone with AT&T compatibility. According to documents pieced together by Phone Scoop, a bar-style handset featuring support GSM/EDGE 850/1900 and WCDMA 850/1900 has been confirmed by the FCC as well as the Bluetooth SIG.
MetroPCS has bolstered their smart phone lineup with the release of another Android handset, the Huawei Ascend.
The official YouTube account for the Nexus S was just updated with a 2-1/2 minute walkthrough of Google Maps 5.0. Using the new hot Android smart phone, we get to see all the features in the upcoming Maps release, including the 3D buildings.
Earlier this week, Huawei announced a pair of new Android-based smart phones in their IDEOS product line. Running Android 2.2, the new IDEOS X5 and X6 will ultimately end up
You know that really sharp looking Motorola tablet that Andy Rubin had the other day at Dive into Mobile? It looks like he’s not the only guy to have one.
As we head into the new year and begin talking about all the wonderful smart phones and tablets in store for consumers. With CES, Mobile World Congress, and CTIA kicking off 2011, we’re going to see plenty of announcements from the various handset makers and carriers. One such carrier, T-Mobile, has committed to a 4G tablet in the coming year.
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.