Sony Ericsson Jumping on the NFC Train

NXP, the company that manufactured the NFC chip found in the Nexus S, has just announced their latest partner: Sony Ericsson. It's surprising to me that SE didn't announce this on their own, but that's another story for another day. The big news here is that good ol' Sony Ericsson has beaten ...

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New Developing Tool to Create Apps Without Android SDK or Java Knowledge

TigaByte has just announced the launch of a new software tool, called HyperNext Android Creator (HAC). Essentially, it will enable developers to build apps for the Android Market without the need for learning Java or dealing with the complicated Android SDK. HAC brings the ability to create ...

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Sony Starts Teasing Tablets with First of Five Planned Videos

Sony may not have even have names for their upcoming tablets, but that won’t stop them from flipping the “on” switch for their hype machine.  The company has released the first of five planned videos for the “Sony Tablet” and it’s almost all tease.  We ...

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Yahoo AppSpot Recommends Other Android Apps to User

Today, Yahoo released an Android application, AppSpot, which is designed to recommend other Android applications to users.  Recommendations are based on installed applications, app-related queries, and trending apps.  To help cut to the chase, AppSpot breaks things down into twenty individual ...

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Verizon’s Next Honeycomb Tablet leaked, XOOM 2?

Now it looks like Vzw has something new and big up their sleeves. Our friends over at Droid-Life spotted a video on YouTube that's actually a Verizon ad showing of the next Honeycomb tablet. The video was made private, but they were smart enough to save a screenshot. It's neither the Motorola ...

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Official Ebay App Now Supports Selling; Update Turns Phones Into Mobile Pawnshops

Ebay pushed out an update to its Android app which added a long overdue necessity — Selling! Users now have the ability to sell their phones, from their phones (ponder that). It’s vexing to me that the Ebay app lacked this functionality to begin with, but now, all is well and all 1 ...

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Another Sign that Android is Taking Over the Mobile Universe

We had an interesting press release come across our desks today, concerning the company Pinger and it's Textfree app for Android. The gist of the press release was how fast it took the number of Android users to gain parity with the number of iOS users using Textfree on Apple devices. So how ...

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Panasonic Unveils Rugged 10.1-inch Toughbook Tablet

Panasonic announced an enterprise-grade Android tablet today, expecting it to land in the market later this year.  Called the Toughbook tablet”, it will be rugged and durable and offer consumers a 10.1-inch screen and integrated active stylus support.  Perfect for business users who work ...

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Android Keyboard Showdown: Which One is Right for You?

For the longest time, there's been a debate over which virtual keyboard for Android is the best. Is it the stock Gingerbread keyboard? Perhaps it's Swype, or Better Keyboard? Well, the guys from ElectricPig have rounded up every virtual keyboard out there and compared them all in one giant ...

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Don’t Miss the Special Guest Host on AGTN #55 Tonight at 9pm CST

Are you ready for AGTN tonight? Join us for 2 hours of fun with Ray Walters enjoying time off with his family we are letting some of our fabulous listeners take the helm.  Apply here to host one of the next 7 weeks! We’ve received many great entries so far and are happy to welcome... Read More

Samsung Reminds us Galaxy Tab 10.1 Arrives Tomorrow with New Promo [VIDEO]

In case you might have forgotten, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 arrives stateside tomorrow, June 17th, across a number of retail channels.  If you’re interested in picking one up for your or your daddy (Father’s Day is Sunday!), they’ll be available at Best Buy (online, ...

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Tapjoy Announces $5 Million Android Fund to Encourage App Porting

Tapjoy wants developers to port their applications and games over to Android.  So badly in fact that they are launching a new program today, supported by a $5 million fund.  We’re not just talking about paying developers outright as they are also providing development support and testing ...

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Mockups2Android Lets you Design UI’s for Android in a Drag and Drop Interface

The above video gives a demonstration of a cool new utility for Android UI designers called Mockups2Android, giving a drag and drop environment for rapid design development. Reality Mechanic is the creator of this utility, and is offering a few demo on the Android Market.

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Never Forget to Give a Caller an Important Message with CallReminder

If you are like me, you have been in the situation where you have been charged with passing along an important message or critical info to someone the next time you talk with them on the phone. And, also like me, you have been in the situation where you have forgotten to pass said info along ...

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AT&T’s Latest Infuse 4G Ad is Another Unfortunate, Yet Hilarious Spot [VIDEO]

AT&T and Samsung really want you to know how big and beautiful the screen is for the Infuse 4G.  We can hardly blame them considering it’s 4.5-inches of pure Super AMOLED Plus sexiness.  The latest commercial features another animal and an unfortunate outcome for our protagonist, much ...

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