MobiTV by the Numbers

MobiTV has been providing live TV to mobile device since since 1999 with content from brands such NBC, ESPN, and Disney. Chances are good that if you’ve ever watched live television on a phone, MobiTV was behind it. Recently the company has seen tremendous growth thanks to both Android, ...

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Borders Opens eBook Store, Releases Android App

Today finds Borders Group, Inc. announcing the launch of their Kobo-powered, Borders-branded eBook store. Kicking off with access to over 1.5 million books, the store offers a variety of formats including ePub, PDF, and mobile. Also available immediately is a Borders ebook application for ...

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Motorola Charm Officially Announced for T-Mobile, Due “This Summer”

Motorola finally confirmed what we’ve been expecting for the last few weeks, a new MOTOBLUR handset is headed for T-Mobile.  Officially dubbed the CHARM, it is the first device in the United States to come with the new version of MOTOBLUR.  Features include a 2.8-inch touch screen, a full ...

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AppBrain Launches Push Installation for Apps via Website

Last month at Google I/O we got a early glimpse into some of features that will hit Android in the future.  Not quite ready for Froyo, many expect to see these goodies land with Gingerbread late this year or early next year.  Among the standout features was the ability to install applications ...

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Verizon Releases Droid X Video to Tell Us “This Phone is Awesome!” [VIDEO]

Verizon just published a new video on their YouTube channel dedicated to their forthcoming Droid X handset.  The four minute clip gives us a really good look at the ins and outs of the device and focuses on the multimedia capabilities of the phone.  Thankfully, Blake tells us that the Droid X ...

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Motorola Charm Hitting T-Mobile Stores, On Sale Soon?

Don’t tell your school-aged kids and siblings, but some retailers are already considering this to be back-to-school time.  Having said that, it would be no surprise to learn that T-Mobile  stores have started receiving their shipments of Charm demo handsets.  As we mentioned earlier this ...

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Twidroid Acquired, to be Bundled with Millions of New Devices

The first recognized name in Android twitter clients, Twidroid has been acquired by TweetUp.  Rebranded as Twidroyd, the highly rated application is expected to come preloaded on “millions of upcoming Android phones” from top players in the industry.  Why the name change?  ...

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Android Boosts HTC Q2 Earnings

Thanks to phones like the Droid Incredible, EVO 4G, and Nexus One, Taiwanese handset maker HTC just announced a fantastic second quarter. Sales are up 58 percent year-to-year with net profit growing 33 percent over the same time frame. Of course HTC still uses Windows Mobile for some of their ...

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PriceGrabber’s Android App Released

Popular online shopping site, PriceGrabber.com has announced the release of their native Android application. Much like the online shopping experience, the app lets users search, compare, and purchase products from a catalog that spans 25 categories and 11,000 merchants. If you’re looking ...

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Flash for Froyo Doesn’t Respect Nexus One Silent Mode? (UPDATE)

Is Flash for Android 2.2 Froyo set up in a way in which silent mode doesn’t affect the plugin?  According to one of our readers, Simon, setting the phone on silent doesn’t matter when it comes to browsing websites with Flash-enabled features.  Here’s the email we received from ...

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Samsung Galaxy S 2? Already?

The Samsung Galaxy S blitz has barely gotten off the ground around the world and yet Russian website Itrans (translated) is saying they have the first pictures of its alleged successor.  While we wait for our Vibrant, Fascinate, Epic 4G, and Captivate handsets to arrive, the rumor mill sees no ...

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Download This! FIFA 10 (EA Sports)

In the off chance you’ve been living under a rock for the last few weeks, it’s World Cup time and fans are glued to television sets around the world. It’s time you glued yourself to your Android handset and purchased EA Sports’ FIFA 10. Play using real teams and players ...

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Christopher Nolan’s Inception Gets Android Game (Verizon Exclusive)

Christopher Nolan’s upcoming sci-fi action thriller film, Inception, doesn’t hit theaters for a couple more weeks but Verizon customers can immerse themselves into the world of DiCaprio. Designed as top-down 3D maze game, the object is to get you from A to B in as little time as ...

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Sprint Talks Android Apps in Series of Helpful Videos

Sprint has just released a handful of new YouTube videos to help new Android users get the most of their phone.  Aimed at specific needs, Heather walks you through some excellent titles selected by the carrier.  What apps should you look for if you’re planing a trip or trying to get in ...

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Android Team Updates Platform Versions, Adds Historical Data

The official Android Developers Dashboard has been updated today with new data as well as historical information to aid developers.  Not only do we get to see how each platform stacks up in the Android legacy pie, but now we can find historical distribution for each release.  How fast has ...

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