HTC Invests $300M in Beats Electronics to be Exclusive Smart Phone Partner

HTC has scheduled a major announcement for roughly one hour from now where it’s expected that CEO Peter Chou will detail the company’s new partnership with Beats Electronics. The deal will see HTC begin to offer exclusive smart phones integrated with Beats sound innovations, some ...

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ProOnGo Expense for Android Updated

Calling all ProOnGo Expense users: the free ProOnGo Expense has just been updated with some very cool new features. Such features include: Credit Card Integration – Simply sync a Credit Card with the ProOnGo application, and you will be notified on each purchase made with the card. ...

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Verizon Considers Expanding Prepaid Offering to Additional Markets

Facing increased competition from Sprint and MetroPCS, Verizon Wireless is considering expanding their $50 unlimited prepaid plan to additional markets.  Currently being offered in Florida and California as Unleashed, the trial is said to have gone “very, very well” for Verizon. ...

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Happy Vikings Head to Egypt for Another 30 Levels

There’s a nice sized update to Happy Vikings in the Android Market today which gives players an additional 30 levels of game play.  Featuring a scenario based around heading to Egypt, you’ll also find improved graphics as well as new music, gameplay elements, and blocks.  If ...

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WorldMate Gold Brings Premium Features to WorldMate App

If you got an Android phone and you love traveling, then you might need an Android app that can help you with your traveling needs. WorldMate has launched a new premium version of the WorldMate app for Android users.

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Norton Releases Free Norton Mobile Security Lite

Norton has released a new, security app for Android handsets today with a number of anti-theft and anti-malware features needed to stay protected.  Called Norton Mobile Security Lite, it’s a free and stripped down version of Norton’s more robust full suite.  Features include the ...

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T-Mobile Customers Might Want to Think Twice Before Using “Direct Carrier Billing”

T-Mobile recently announced plans to take their “Direct Carrier Billing” to the next level by allowing customers to use its convenience to purchase digital content and services from virtually any device with a web browser. The extension of this payment option gives customers the ...

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OpenFeint and The9 Continue to Break Down the Great App Wall of China for Western Developers

In recent months, game developers from across the Western World have been slowly breaking into the vast Chinese gaming market thanks to OpenFeint and their Chinese gaming partner The9. Together their partnership and gaming platform “The9 Game Zone” has managed to set an ...

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News360 2.0 Learns Your Social Habits, Suggests Relevant News

One of the best news aggregation apps we’ve encountered for Honeycomb tablets, News360, just got even better.  The new 2.0 release slated to arrive in the Android Market not only provides the same great personalized news and RSS feeds, but it now knows you better than ever.  The feature ...

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Logitech Launches Keyboard Dock for Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Logitech is one of the leading brands when it comes to accessories related to computers and tablets.  And now they are hoping to continue the success as tablets begin taking a foothold.  After recently launching accessories for general Android tablets in a Bluetooth keyboard, mouse and speaker, ...

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Mobiles Republic Releases APPY Geek for Tech Enthusiasts Everywhere

Mobiles Republic (News Republic, Biz Report)  has released a new Android app designed for your inner (and outer) technology enthusiast.   The application is called APPY Geek and it’s available in both smart phone and tablet format. What might look like a simple RSS aggregation app is ...

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Cross-platform, Free Instant Messaging with SponTalk

We received word of a new instant messaging app called SponTalk. A quick look into the app revealed not only an Android app but also a web service that allows users on different platforms to IM each other for free. Send IMs to your friends on other platforms and they will receive a text ...

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Unlock with Wi-Fi 2.0 Adds User-Requested Features

If there’s one thing that annoys us about lock screens and Android it’s that we can grow tired of the process pretty quickly.  Case in point – playing Wordfeud or any other turn-based game.  It becomes aggravating to constantly unlock the phone over and over just to play a ...

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Search More than 500,000 Hotel Rooms with Room 77

Searching for the perfect hotel room gets a little bit easier today with Room 77 finally arriving on Android.  The hotel search tool has been available for other platforms for a while now and has become highly rated since leaving a public beta earlier in the year. Room 77 lets users search ...

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HTC Stunning to Head to China as Company’s First NFC-enabled Android Handset

The first HTC handset to feature built-in NFC support is expected to land on Chinese soil sometime over the next few months.  The smart phone will be called the HTC Stunning and it will feature support for China’s national bankcard association, UnionPay.  Aside from offering an NFC chip, ...

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