Posts From Scott Webster
After exiting a short, but busy (125k downloads), beta period which lasted all of a week, popular 3D MMO game Pocket Legends is now official for Android. It’s now possible for Android users all over the world to get their quest on and play with and against their iPhone/iPad counterparts.
The official tally for Open Handset Alliance members stands at 78 but the unofficial bandwagon is considerably higher. Add another one to the list today as NEC Casio Mobilesays they plan to offer Android phones in the coming year.
Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, sees Android taking the top spot in the mobile phone wars, much like Microsoft did with the PC market.
As popular as Angry Birds has become on Android one would think everybody under the son has downloaded and enjoyed the hot little time waster. Sadly, the game could be doing much better for itself, considering all of the phones which cannot properly play the instant classic.
Target is the latest retail store to have their Black Friday ad leaked online, and as you can already guess, there are Android savings to be had. If you’re looking to pick up an Android handset for yourself and plan to do some of that post-Turkey shopping, swing by Target for discounts on three HTC devices.
The ten finalists are in for Sprint’s Epic Movie Contest and they are a mixed bag of epic epic-ness. Each of these winners have received a finalist prize and
Engadget is reporting this morning that the phone pegged with a codename of HTC Knight is set to become the EVO 4G Shift. Readers may recall HTC filing for the trademark, indicating Sprint’s next 4G handset is nearing release.
Developers logging into the Android Market developer console today will be greeted with new options. Looking at the console, there are three additions to help developers get extra exposure, discovery, and more.
U.S. Cellular has just announced their fourth Android handset, the LG Apex, will arrive later this week. The smart phone runs Android 2.1 and features a 3.2-inch touch screen, a sliding QWERTY keyboard, and a 3-megapixel camera with flash and autofocus.
Android enthusiasts and tech savvy gadget fans will already know this, but Qualcomm is becoming a pretty big deal in the mobile world. Thanks to handsets like the G2, Droid Incredible, and EVO 4G, Qualcomm’s chips are found in three out of every four Android phones. As Android continues its dominance in the smart phone universe, Qualcomm and the ever-popular Snapdragon processor is becoming the de facto benchmark for super phones.
LG has issued a press release today which finds the handset maker celebrating monumental sales figures. Thanks to low-cost phones like T-Mobile’s Optimus T and Sprint’s Optimus S, LG’s Optimus line has crossed one million sold in 40 days.
A little blue bird just dropped this picture in our inbox which shows the HTC Merge in Cellebrite. For those of you who haven’t purchased a new cell phone or
The Unofficial Sony Ericsson Blog is posting what they are suggesting are the specs for the yet-announced Sony Ericsson ANZU/X12 handset.
Looks like Android has made a believer out of yet another hardware maker. Panasonic, admitting that they misjudged the growth in smart phone adoption, has pledged to bring Android-based handsets of their own to Japan next year.
Lookout just dropped a premium version of their super-popular security software for Android in the Market and it’s definitely worth a look. Called Lookout Premium (duh), it adds more peace of mind with the integration of remote wiping, remote locking, and enhanced backup and restore.