First Look at Gameloft’s “BackStab” for Xperia Play

Gameloft has tossed a trailer online for their upcoming Xperia Play title, BackStab.  The game takes place on a Caribbean island during the 18th century and looks to center around one Henry Blake.  According to the trailer, Blake was betrayed and jailed only to break free and hunt down those ...

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Pieces of Honeycomb Hit AOSP Repository

It has been found, and confirmed, that the GPL and LGPL components of Android 3.0 Honeycomb are available in the Android Open Source Project repository.  Al Sutton was recently digging through the manifests where he found references to Renderscript as well as a few new build options.  As some ...

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LG Thrive Tapped as First Smart Phone for GoPhone Service

AT&T announced their first smart phone for their pre-paid GoPhone customers today in the LG Thrive.  Powered by Android 2.2, the Thrive features a 3.2-inch touch screen, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and a 600MHz processor.  Other details include 160MB memory w/ microSD expansion storage (up to ...

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Sprint Debuts Music Plus Service with DRM-Free Music and Ringtones

Sprint tossed their hat into the music delivery service ring today with the announcement of their new Sprint Music Plus.  Powered by RealNetworks, the official music store and player from Sprint provides users with ringtones, ringback tones, and full DRM-free music tracks.  Should you love a ...

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Dual-Core HTC Sensation 4G Announced for T-Mobile [VIDEO]

The Pyramid is no longer a rumored Android phone. HTC took to the stage today in the UK to unveil their latest and greatest handset, the dual-core Sensation 4G for T-Mobile. Featuring a 4.3-inch HD (540×960 resolution) Super LCD touch screen, 768MB RAM, 4GB storage, an 8-megapixel camera ...

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HTC EVO 4G and HTC Thunderbolt Receiving Gingerbread by End of Q2?

HTC is one of the leading smartphone brands in the world and they are offering some amazing devices, especially in the USA.  Recently at CES, Verizon Wireless officially announced their first ever 4G LTE device which is also made by HTC and it’s known as the HTC Thunderbolt. A pretty ...

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Esurance Mobile Comes to Android

Esurance recently joined the likes of Progressive and Geico in announcing a mobile application for Android.  The free title runs on any device with 2.1 or 2.2 and provides users with easy access to a variety of insurance-related features. Existing customers can access their policy ID card, view ...

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Virgin Mobile’s Samsung Intercept to Receive Froyo in the Coming Weeks

Virgin Mobile is one of the largest pre-paid networks in the USA. They are offering a few Android powered devices, and the Samsung Intercept is one of them. The Virgin Mobile version of the Intercept is the same that has been released on Sprint, but with one glaring difference, the Sprint ...

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Verizon Droid Incredible 2 Press Shots Leaked

HTC announced some new devices at the Mobile World Congress this year, of which the Incredible S looked to be the most promising device. We know that the Incredible S will hit Verizon as the Droid Incredible 2 and we also saw some spy shots of the phone with Verizon branding, making us wonder ...

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Get a Better Look at Sony Ericsson Acro

The folks at XPERA Blog have come across an image of the Sony Ericsson Acro which gives us a much better look at the forthcoming device.   Initially uncovered last week, the Acro is an Android 2.3-powered phone said to feature a 4.2-inch touch display, an 8.1- megapixel camera, an support for ...

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INQ Launches the Cloud Touch Facebook Handset

Engadget is reporting today that INQ has launched the Cloud Touch handset in the UK, firing the first shot in what is sure to be the "Facebook Phone Wars". While HTC is preparing to release two handsets that have dedicated Facebook buttons this summer, INQ decided to beat the "quietly ...

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Send Anonymous Tips to Crime Stoppers with TipSubmit [VIDEO]

CrimeReports and TipSoft have teamed together to release a new free Android application which provides users with the ability to anonymously report crimes. The app, TipSubmit Mobile, augments tools already in place (phone, web and SMS Text-a-Tip) and lets anyone submit a secure and completely ...

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Livio Releases Car Internet Radio App for Android

Thanks to an enormous amount of pressure from the Android faithful, Livio Radio has dropped an Android app in the market today.  Available in both free and paid iterations, the app provides access to internet audio streams from up to 45,000 sources.  Details of the music service/application ...

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ShapeService’s IM+ v4.0 Adds Support for Push Notification

The all-in-one instant messaging application that is IM+ has just seen a sizable update, bringing it to v4.0. The app, available in both free (ad-supported) and Pro ($4.99) editions, lets users connect with friends and associates across a number of messaging clients. Services include Google ...

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Verizon to Launch 16 GB Motorola XOOM?

If a leaked internal Verizon screenshot is to be believed, it looks like Motorola is working on a more affordable 16 GB model of the  Motorola XOOM for the carrier. And like the 32 GB version, it’s said to be upgradeable to 4G LTE. The screenshot looks legit but still we should wait for ...

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