Google Buzz for Mobile Now Works on All Android Handsets

Google has announced today that their Google Buzz service is now available on all Android handsets.  Up until now Buzz was only available to users with 2.0 or higher.  While this might not be the same as having a handy widget available on your desktop, it’s a big step forward.  Simply ...

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AT&T Looking to Hire Senior Software Engineer

AT&T has a posting over on CrunchBoard which shows the carrier looking to hire a software engineer to help develop and market Android-related devices. The position they are filling is based out of the Santa Clara office and duties would include designing and implementing leading-edge mobile ...

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Fring is First to Market with Video Calling for Android

Fring is only too excited to share the news today that they are the first company in the world to offer video calling over IP for Android phones. They believe this could change the way people call each other, shop, and kiss their loved ones goodnight. With the HTC EVO 4G and Dell Streak both... ...

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NYMag.com app Debuts in Android Market

NYMag.com, the online version of New York magazine, has launched their first Android application featuring content from their five popular blogs. Fans of Daily Intel (news), Vulture (entertainment), The Cut, (fashion), Grub Street (food), and The Sports Section will be happy to see all five ...

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Acer Gets Official with ‘Stream’

Today finds Acer officially announcing their latest Android handset, the Stream. With a 3.7-inch AMOLED screen, Snapdragon processor, and Android 2.1, the Stream is designed for “demanding users who look for the best in entertainment”.    

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T-Mobile Announces Garminfone for June 9

T-Mobile USA has officially announced their Garminfone with a June 9th release through their website and select stores and authorized dealers.  Landing just in time for Father’s Day, the handset will be available for  $199.99 (after $50.00 mail-in rebate) with a new two-year agreement. To ...

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Gameloft Keeps Getting it Wrong

Gameloft just doesn’t get it.  They’ve tried twice this month to launch their games for Android and appear to be working backwards.  This time around we’ve learned that the DRM and app protection is unlike anything we’ve seen on the platform. Short version: Any games you ...

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Samsung Galaxy S Hits Germany, Asia Targeted for June

The first (and only) Android phone with a Super AMOLED display has started its world tour.  First up is Germany where users can pick one up from Amazon Germany at the not-so-low cost of €649 euros ($799 US). Next month will see the Asian market releasing the phone for roughly the full retail ...

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Rumor: Kyocera Zio M6000 Headed for Boost Mobile

Kyocera unveiled their Zio M600 over two months ago at CTIA yet we’re still waiting to hear which carrier will be offering the device.  The last time we checked in, it was rumored to be Sprint-bound with a $99 price tag attached to it.  A source of ours is telling us tonight that ...

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Samsung i897 Sounding More and More Like a Galaxy S

A few months back a few documents were listed on the Bluetooth Special Interest Group website for a Samsung i897 handset.  At the time it was found that the quad-band GSM device featured a 4.0-inch AMOLED screen, the TouchWiz 3.0 interface, and Bluetooth 3.0 support.  Sounding very similar to ...

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Dell’s 5-Inch Streak Hits UK in June, US in Summer

After months of waiting, Dell finally officially divulged their plans for the 5-inch Streak tablet today.  Starting next month, the “iPad Killer” will become available for customers in the UK through a variety of channels.  Dell plans to release the device here in the United States ...

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Epicurious Brings Recipe App to Android

Award-winning food website, Epicurious.com has dropped their first application into the Android Market today.  The freely available Epicurious’ Recipes & Shopping List: On the Go and In the Kitchen provides users with the ability to browse and search the Epicurious.com database of ...

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Monitor Your Security System on the Go with Alarm.com

Alarm.com, a big player in the mobile security and monitoring game, has released their application for Android handsets.  Available immediately, customers with Android 1.6 or higher can and/disarm a security system, check motion activity, or watch live video while on the go.  The free app also ...

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Bluetooth SIG Leaks Motorola XT502 “Greco”

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has given us our first (tiny) glimpse at yet another Motorola smart phone.  Known as the XT502, the phone may also go by the codename of ‘Greco’.     

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Vlingo Debuts in Android Market

Vlingo Corporation has formally announced the availability of their first Android widget application today.  Called Vlingo for Android, it lets users speak to their handset in order to get it to carry out commands.  For example, one could press widget button and send a text message, email, or ...

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