Flurry Keeps on Rolling, Raises $7M in Series B Financing

Flurry, Inc., one of the bigger names in mobile application analytics is announcing this morning that they’ve just closed on a Series B financing round of $7 million. Among the investors are venture capital firm InterWest Partners,  Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Union Square Ventures, First ...

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DELYCA’s Digital Reader to Debut Next Month

It looks like Android-based mobile internet devices (MIDs) and ebook readers are going to proliferate the market this year.  We received an email this morning from a company called Delyca who informed us of an ebook reader that they were going to be releasing next month.    Called the ...

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Android App ‘Lookout’ Foils Thieves Plans

Here’s one of those stories that serves as a great endorsement for Android and its applications.  An Oregon man recently had his house broken into and some of his possessions stolen.  Among them was his Motorola Droid.  Unbeknown to the thief, this handset was equipped with an app ...

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Lenovo’s LePhone Turns the Sexy Up to 11

We know it’s not headed for the US anytime soon, but that won’t stop us from fawning over it.  Lenovo’s LePhone is one sexy droid.  Maybe it’s the sleek, polished finished.  Maybe it’s the shiny red paint job.  Maybe it’s the keyboard/docking station that ...

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Wanna Tether Your Nexus One?

So you got your Nexus One this week and now you want to tether that new T-Mobile 3G speed.  Is it possible?  Of course it is.  But not without rooting your handset.  The guys over at (where else?) XDA forums have released an “add-ons pack” for rooted Nexus One phones which ...

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Android 2.1 Voice Input Feature is “Experimental”, Requires Data Connection

We were digging through the user guide for the Nexus One and came across something that we hadn’t seen reported elsewhere.  You know that nifty little feature that comes with Android 2.1 where you can speak instead of typing?  Pretty cool, right?  Did you know that in order to use it, ...

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Slacker Radio 2.0 Features Station Caching For Android App – Listen Anywhere!

It has been a busy few days for the folks at Slacker, Inc. Today they announced the next version of their Slacker Radio 2.0 application for Android phones. This isn’t your typical bug fix and minor update.  For the first time ever, Android users in the US will be able to cache their ...

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T-Mobile and ICD Announce First Mobile Connected Tablet for Busy Families

Remember that  Innovative Converged Devices (ICD) Vega we talked about a few months back?  You know, the one with a Tegra chipset inside?   Well, it’s officially on its way to T-Mobile UK for release later this year.  Touted as a “family hub tablet’, the unit is designed ...

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HTC Unveils New Brew-Based Phone Running Sense (UPDATE)

While a little bit off-topic, we felt compared to share this bit of news with our readers.  The rumors of HTC putting out their own handset running Brew have come to fruition.  We just received an email from HTC’s PR company advising of the newly announced HTC Smart, a new type of ...

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AT&T Confirms Android Plans – 5 Handsets in First Half of 2010

AT&T has finally added their name to the list of carriers officially on board with Android.  Coming not a moment too soon, the nation’s 4th largest carrier announced today that five Android-based handsets are coming in the first half of 2010.  Speaking at the 4th annual AT&T ...

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Vodafone: Nexus One Due in”A Few Short Weeks”

For the folks at Vodafone, spring 2010 is only a “few short weeks” off.  Those of you across the Atlantic will be happy to know that the Nexus One will start rolling out before too long.  After starting in UK,  the handset will land in France, Germany, and more as 2010 rolls along.

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Play.me Announces Music ‘Caching’ Android App for US

Recently launched digital music service, Play.me,  has announced an Android app which gives users the ability to temporarily save playlists directly to their phone.   The current browser-based setup allows for instant access to over 2.5 million songs, custom playlists and radio stations for ...

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CES 2010: Continental to Demonstrate First Automotive-Grade Android-Based Head Unit

Automotive supplier Continental has announced that they will be demonstrating AutoLinQ, the world’s first automotive-grade head unit capable of downloading Android apps.  Further, they’re announcing plans to release an AutoLinQ Software Development Kit (SDK) to the Android ...

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Now THAT is a SuperPhone!

Check out the Nexus One that was on display today at the Android event.  Built precisely to scale, the phone is 12 times bigger than an actual Nexus One and features a 1920×1080 46-inch LED-backlit display. It’s CNC milled to the exact specs of the phones original CAD model multiplied ...

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Rhapsody Beta Testing Android App

Rhapsody, the ultra-popular music service, has announced the launch of their public beta program for a forthcoming Android app.  Users will be able to access and stream over 8 million songs from the Rhapsody catalog.  And, thanks to the super powers of green robots, Android allows for ...

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