comScore: 40% of U.S. Smart Phones Run Android

The June comScore MobiLens report has been released today, providing a solid look at mobile industry trends. The report compiles data from more than 30,000 mobile users in the United States and focuses on the three month period ending in June 2011. As you can see from the headline coming in, ...

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G5 Entertainment’s Hidden Object Game “Paranormal Agency” Haunts the Android Market

If you enjoy hidden object games or have kids who love playing games like “I SPY” then you might want to check out G5 Entertainment’s newest Android release “Paranormal Agency.” Take on the role of Heather Mills, a clairvoyant detective faced with an influx of ...

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Social Gaming Platform Mobage Set to Become Bloatware for AT&T Android Users?

Last week I told you about Mobage and its release to the western world. Mobage is a social gaming platform that is extremely popular in overseas countries like Japan. While popular overseas, I had many doubts about their success here in the states, especially since they would have to compete ...

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TouchWiz UX Update Now Available For Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi

Did Samsung just release an update on time? Yep. The TouchWiz UX update is available for all you lucky Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi owners out there. Just grab your Tab, hit Settings > About Tablet > System Updates and voila. What will you be trading your stock Honeycomb experience for? Live ...

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Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet Gets a Price and Release Date

Lenovo announced their Android-powered ThinkPad in late July almost immediately after leaking its shots on Picasa. The ThinkPad is a good looking tablet and should do well among the Lenovo faithful once it arrives. Lenovo has added details as to when we’ll actually see this tablet and ...

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T-Mobile LG Gelato Spotted, Should Hit AT&T Too

Back in July, LG officially announced the LG Optimus Net , the successor to their famous entry level device known as Optimus One. Although it was tapped for overseas markets, we expected LG to launch their new entry level device in U.S. as well.  Carrying the codename Gelato, we suspect that at ...

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Pandigital Announces Trio of Affordable Android Tablets

Pandigital has formally announced a new series of Android-powered media tablets today in the form of the Star, Nova, and Planet.  These 7-inch devices could do quite well in the unfolding tablet market thanks to their budget-friendly price points.  Although Android purists and enthusiasts might ...

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Leaked Sony Tablet Details Include Android 3.2, Custom UI

Someone over at the Sony eSupport page uploaded a troubleshooting document to their site last night, accidentally spilling a couple of tablet beans in the process. Thanks to the error, we have a few new details to look forward to when the S1 and S2 arrive this fall.  Oh, and before you take off ...

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Updated Skype App Supports Video Chat for 17 Additional Devices

A new version (2.1.0.46) of Skype has landed in the Android Market today, adding video chat support to another 17 devices.  The total now sits at 21 supported Android handsets and includes a few notable handsets such as the EVO 4G, Thunderbolt, and Xperia PLAY.  The caveat here is that if ...

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HTC Details Bootloader Process for “Developers and Enthusiasts”

It’s been a few weeks since HTC last updated us on their plans on the hot button issue of unlocking bootloaders. The hardware maker took to their Facebook page again last night to fill in a few details as to where things are and how the process will work. HTC tells us that they are... Read More

Verizon Roadmap Through Early 2012 Leaked

Verizon’s smart phone plans for the next six months have just been spilled online and it’s got a whole bunch of Android.  IGN has obtained a copy of the carrier’s roadmap as it pertains to the time frame of September through January of next year and was more than happy to ...

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Platinum Apps Releases Pair of Honeycomb Games

We’re huge fans of games that are easy to learn but darn near impossible to put down.  A simple premise and high replay value will often win out over 3D graphics and immerse story lines – we’d rather play that stuff on an X-BOX 360 or PS3.  With that being the case, we were ...

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[Opinion] The ShiftyJelly Saga and What I’ve Learned

By now you may have read the blog/rant “Amazon App Store: Rotten to the Core.” This blog rant was written by developers ShiftyJelly and takes on the pros and cons (well more cons really) of the Amazon App Store and its “Free App of the Day” program. This piece has been ...

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GroupMe Turns 3.0, Adds Direct Messaging, Improved UI and More…

GroupMe celebrated the big 3.0 today (and then the big 3.0.1 for bug fixes) by going global with a slew of added features and enhancements sure to make users smile. The BBM-like group messaging app allows users to create and engage in conversations regardless of phone type. Although full SMS ...

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Toshiba Deploys Update to Address Wake, Sleep Issues for Thrive Tablet

Toshiba just notified us that they have released a software update to address the sleep/wake/resume issue plaguing the Thrive tablet.  The problem that “a limited number” of users were experiencing was that the tablet would not wake up from standby. According to a Toshiba ...

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