SpaceTime Studios and The Big Android BBQ Sponsorship Giveaway!

We are proud to announce the addition of SpaceTime Studios, (Pocket Legends, Star Legends: Blackstar Chronicles) as the latest sponsors for the 2011 BigAndroidBBQ.  Although Star Legends: Blackstar Chronicles is in private beta, we’ve secured some beta keys to give away over the next two ...

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GetJar to Apple: We Won’t be Subject to This Kind of Bullying

You’ve probably heard by now that Apple is trying to get a corner on the ‘App Store’ title.  As they see it, companies such as Amazon and, more recently, GetJar, shouldn’t be allowed to use the term. While big corporations may take an official stance and issue a press ...

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Amazon Announces ‘Digital Bonus’ to Entice Android Device Purchases

Amazon has announced a new initiative today to help attract customers looking to buy Android handsets or tablets.  Called the Digital Bonus, it’s Amazon’s way of thanking buyers with content that better helps them take advantage of the new hardware.  How does it work?  Simple.  Buy ...

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Philly Newspaper Subscribers to Get Discounted Android Tablets

According to AdWeek, Philadelphia residents will soon find themselves able to participate in a first-of-its-kind pilot program.  Subscribers to the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News are expected to be able to purchase Android tablets at a discounted price.  These tablets ...

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First Look at LG’s Optimus Pro

There must be an unwritten rule somewhere that says Android phones with portrait QWERTY keyboards should have a “Pro” surname.  Motorola has the Droid Pro, Samsung has the Galaxy Pro, and now, LG has the Optimus Pro. The team at AndroidWorld (Italy) tell us that the C660, pictured ...

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HTC Desire Gingerbread Update Passes Testing, Due by End of July

HTC recently made an announcement that Desire would not be getting an update to Android 2.3, due to its lack of sufficient memory. But after some deliberation (and negative response from Desire users), they decided to launch Gingerbread, minus a few apps to help with the memory issues. We heard ...

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HTC: Unlocked Bootloaders for EVO 3D, Sensation Expected by September

HTC has taken to Facebook to announce that they have taken one step closer to unlocking the bootloaders for their new Sensation 4G (T-Mobile) and EVO 3D (Sprint).  According to the handset maker, they are currently in the process of testing the system out, hoping to have it ready for September. ...

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Table ScrApps: eventseekr

You might realize it, but there’s something going on outside of your house. No, really.  We mean it.  Regardless of where you live or where you happen to be, there’s always something to do.  Eventseekr, an Android app, has been in the Market for a few weeks now, providing  users ...

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ABC News App Officially Hits Android

ABC News, one of the leading news channels in the United States, have finally launched their official application for Android. Now that they’ve realized Android isn’t going anywhere, bringing an app to the platform seems only natural. Android is now the #1 smartphone OS in USA, with ...

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T-Mobile UK Officially Launches HTC Sensation

The HTC Sensation was launched by T-Mobile USA last month and it’s currently their new flagship device. It was also launched by Bell and Virgin Mobile in Canada, and 3UK launched it in the UK. T-Mobile UK is ready to join 3UK and are offering this amazing HTC device for free on a 2-yr ...

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Lookout Mobile Security Identifies a Third Iteration of DroidDream Light (Malware Threat)

If there’s one thing you can say about the guys behind the DroidDream Lite malware attacks it’s that they are persistent.  Lookout Mobile Security has identified a third round of the malware affected a very small number of Android handsets, however the threat has been removed. ...

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HTC Droid Incredible 2 Poised to Get Gingerbread Soon

Verizon appears to be readying the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for yet another one of their smart phones, the Droid Incredible 2.  Released back in late April, the update comes almost as quickly as we’d hoped. Details in the 2.18.605.4 build include (PDF) improvements to email, ...

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Rumor: U.S. Debut of Galaxy S2 Being Held up By Carriers

For all the success that Samsung has been having around the world with the Galaxy S 2, you’d have thought that the US carriers would be foaming at the mouth to begin selling the device.  Much like last year’s Galaxy S, the handset maker plans to offer the smart phone across most ...

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Scrabble to Debut on Android Next Week

One of the classic, all-time board games, Scrabble, is finally set to arrive on Android next week.   Its developers, EA, recently demonstrated the app and the cross-platform awesomeness that will also have support for iOS (iPhone and iPad) and Facebook.  So yeah, now you’ll be able to ...

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Motorola Titanium Set to Debut at Sprint on July 24

It has been a little over two months since Sprint and Motorola announced their rugged, business-minded handset, the Titanium, but things look to be moving forward again.  According to SprintFeed, the Android 2.1-powered smart phone is set to arrive on July 24th with a $150 price tag attached. ...

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