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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Angry Birds Rio Now Available in the Android Market

Who’s not an Angry Birds fan? If you’re like millions of other people, you anxiously waited for Rio to be released, but until now, it was only available on the Amazon Appstore. That meant you had to download the Appstore, create an account, allow third party applications, and then ...

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Analysts: Android to Double Market Share by 2016

According to a pair of newly released analyses by Ovum & the International Data Corporation (IDC), the Android operating system will be the driving force behind a monstrous growth that will not only double the smartphone market by 2016 but will also see Android doubling Apple’s sales during ...

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CyanogenMod 7 RC4 Now Available for Download!

The one thing that I love about Android is the amazing development community behind it. We have developers of all kinds, working their fingers to the bone to bring us the latest and greatest software to our devices. The most notable of these is the CyanogenMod team.

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CM7 for Nook Color gets Video Playback Fix and RC Status!

For those of you who have taken advantage of the fact that the Barnes and Noble Nook Color is Android powered and hackable, there is good news from the Cyanogen Mod team that has been working on CM7 for the device. The latest nightly build has DSP/Video playback enabled, taking care of the ...

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HTC Pyramid Photos and Specs Confirmed by XDA

The guys over at XDA Developers have released some photos of the rumoured HTC new flagship phone, the Pyramid.  It has been confirmed that the phone will be sporting a 1.2GHz processor with 768MB RAM on board.  Out-of-the-box, we’re looking at Gingerbread v. 2.3.2 and HTC Sense v. 3.0. ...

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After More Than a Year of Waiting, SPB Shell 3D Arrives

More than a year after we first saw SPB demonstrate their Mobile Shell 5.0 for Android, we finally get to download it on our phones.  Renamed SPB Shell 3D, it looks and feels nearly identical to the video footage from last year’s Mobile World Congress debut. Have you seen today's Deal ...

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