MIPS Releases Statement on Google’s UI Crackdown

We reported earlier today that Google is taking steps to slow down fragmentation within Android releases by being more strict with manufacturer UIs. Well, we've just received an official statement from MIPS Technologies that clears up some questions about this whole ordeal. In a nutshell, ...

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MLB.com At Bat 11 Opening Day Release Available Now

Many hardcore baseball fans have been waiting for this day since last October.  Hoping “This Will Be The Year” for their favorite team.  A couple weeks ago we gave you a list of of the Top 10 applications to get you through baseball season. Well to mark opening day, Major League ...

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PapayaMobile Integrates Android’s In-App Billing Solution Into Social Gaming Network

For you gamers out there, papaya is not a new name to you.  Now, they offer in-app billing.  IAPs are already successful with iOS, and Glu Mobile, one of the leading producers of 3D social mobile games, has announced that they have implemented IAPs already into Gun Bros, Deer Hunter, Challenge ...

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SyncMate…Revisited

If you remember, back in August, we did a review on SyncMate for Mac. Since then, they have made some amazing breakthroughs in their service.  As both an Android and a Mac user, I was eager to give this a shot, but honestly, it fell short back in August.  I never un-installed it, but also... ...

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Google: “In-App Purchases Only Available on Android 3.0 Devices.” Wait, What?

We just received a tip from one of our readers who was poking around the official Android Market Help guide earlier today. In there, they noticed a little blurb about the new in-app purchases which launched over the last few days.  Among the details is a bit about how in-app purchases are ...

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VIPConnect Simplifies International Calling for Android

VIP Communications is a leader in international calling services and solutions.  The company has increased its customer base by more than 30% over the past year and looks to continue the trend with the launch of their mobile application for Android.  Available for free in the Android Market, ...

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Analyst: HTC Thunderbolt is Verizon’s New Hotness, Not iPhone

An analyst at BTIG Research is suggesting that Verizon’s top selling handset is the new HTC Thunderbolt, not the iPhone 4. Walter Piecyk and his team called roughly 150 different Verizon stores over 22 cities to inquire as to how the two devices were selling. Their findings were that the ...

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U.S. Cellular’s Announces $29.99 Samsung Gem for April 1

U.S. Cellular's Android roster grows by one tomorrow as they roll out the Samsung Gem. Starting April 1st, customers can pick up the Android 2.2-powered handset for only $29.99 after an $80 mail-in rebate. Hardware includes a 3.2-inch touch screen with advanced anti-scratch, a 3.2-megapixel ...

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American Airlines Sweepstakes Announced: Win Miles and Stuff!

How does this sound? Download an application from the Android Market and get a chance to win 1 Million AAdvantage airline miles!  American Airlines announced the MobileMillion Sweepstakes to coincide with an update to their Android application.  The giveaway also includes a chance to win a NOOK ...

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Olympic Paints Debuts ColorClix App

More and more people are watching home improvement shows, and are better informed now on buying a home, selling a home, and above all, redecorating a home.  We can see homes from around the world, and we know what looks good.  More so now than ever, are people rushing to their local hardware ...

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Google Tightening the Android Reins

Google is taking steps to ensure that fragmentation and “willy-nilly” customization doesn’t slow the growth and success of Android. According to roughly twelve executives spread across various players in the Android space, they have begun clamping down so much that Andy Rubin ...

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SnaPanda is a New Kind of Dictionary [VIDEO]

Remember when you first tried Swype? How about when you got a DVR and didn’t have to worry about watching TV shows when they were actually on? SnaPanda is a little like that: it takes a task we’re all familiar with, looking up a word in the dictionary, and gives you a new, better ...

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Trulia App Helps Users Find Homes for Sale and Apartments for Rent

Those of you in the market to buy a house or rent an apartment should check out the new Trulia app for Android. New to the Android Market this week, the application lets users search for homes and apartments on the market using a variety of options, including city, number of bedrooms, baths, ...

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mSpot Responds to Amazon Cloud Player, Offers 5GB Free Storage to All

One of the bigger news stories for Android this week is the new Amazon Cloud service and mobile application. Offering 5GB of free cloud-based storage for your music, pictures, and documents is terrific, right? Amazon is surely breaking new ground right? Well, actually there is another option ...

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Software Update Rolling Out for ATRIX 4G

Motorola is sending out an OTA update for ATRIX owners.  This new update, which Motorola encourages users to update over WiFi, will show improvements in: Bluetooth Battery Life Car Dock Fingerprint Reader Overall Stability of Phone They also stated that it will allow the display to turn off ...

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