Android reaches 200 million activations, doubles in just six months

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Today, during Google’s music event, Google’s director of digital content for Android shared the latest number of global Android device activations — and boy was it a doozy. In just six months time, the number of activated Android devices doubled from 100 million back in May, to 200 ...

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Qualcomm wants you to know they too can have exclusive games; say hello to GameCommand

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Along with today’s announcement of Qualcomm’s new S4 Snapdragon processors comes Qualcomm’s answer to the whole NVIDIA Tegra optimized/exclusive game business. Qualcomm has announced GameCommand, an application designed to help users quickly find the latest Snapdragon featured ...

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Amazon: Buy a hotspot-ready Android, get a $100 gift card (Even penny phones!)

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The holiday promotion runs through the end of the year.

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Qualcomm to cover all tiers of smartphones and tablets with new Snapdragon processors

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Qualcomm announced their new next-gen Snapdragon S4 mobile processors today along with enhancements to their S1 line. Qualcomm aims to enhance user experience and improve battery life across all tiers of smartphones and tablets with their faster, more efficient processors. Qualcomm’s S4 ...

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Amazon pulling fast one, Kindle Fire hides competing ebook apps

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After some examination, it's been discovered that the Kindle Fire doesn't show its competitors' ebook apps in the App Store. This is an interesting move by Amazon.

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Sprint holding Black Friday frenzy on Thanksgiving weekend

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With all these Black Friday deals floating around, Sprint didn't want to be left out. So they're holding a sale through Black Friday weekend, with some awesome deals on killer devices.

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Google Music officially launches with 13 million songs

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After months in beta, Google Music arrives with an arsenal of features.

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HTC Sensation XL – Feel Every Beat [VIDEO]

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Latest television commercial to launch HTC Sensation XL with Beats Audio. Make sure you feel every beat.

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Gap Inc. announces Google Wallet support for 65+ Bay Area locations

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Do you live in the San Francisco Bay area?  Do you own an Android smartphone with Google Wallet?  Terrific, this post is just for you!  Gap Inc. today announced that consumers can use the single tap method of payment at more than 65 area stores, including Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Banana ...

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Nook Tablet starts shipping a day early

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Barnes & Noble has begun shipping their latest product, the Nook Tablet, one day ahead of schedule.  While it might not seem like much of a deal on the surface, it puts the tablet in stores and, more importantly, in hands earlier than expected.  The sooner these are in a retail environment, ...

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T-Mobile expands HSPA+ 42 network to 163 markets

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Today finds T-Mobile USA announcing that they have doubled the speed of its 4G network in 11 new markets.   This brings the total number of markets getting HSPA+42  to 163 and covers nearly 180 million Americans.  What’s more,  T-Mobile is also expanding its HSPA+ 21 network by 9 markets ...

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Shazam introduces LyricPlay to free, paid apps

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Shazam, one of the biggest players in the music identification business, has added another new feature to their popular Android (and iOS) applications. Called LyricPlay, it provides users with the lyrics to songs that have been tagged with the app. Even cooler is that phones like the LG Thrill ...

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Songza brings expert-made playlists to Android, Kindle Fire

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With 14.5 million songs, it's easy to choose a playlist to suit your activity, mood, or decade.

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Bejeweled 2 is Amazon’s free app of the day (Nov. 16)

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One of the most addictive games in history is today's free Android app on Amazon.

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Google Voice update adds multi-recipient text, pre-fetched voicemail

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Google has rolled out an update to their Google Voice application for Android this week, tossing in a pair of much-desired features.  Most notably the new version (0.4.2.38) provides users with the ability send texts to multiple recipients at the same time.  In addition to that, Google Voice ...

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