Millennial Media Reports Findings on Android Growth

Mobile advertising platform, Millennial Media released some interesting market analysis today, showing that Android has surpassed the iPhone on their ad network in terms of ad impressions and overall revenue. This info can be taken as as indicator as to the continued growth of the Android OS, ...

Read More

Tweetcaster Lets You Tell Tweeters to Zip It

With Tivo, I almost never watch live TV, delaying even big games and season finales so that I can skip the ads. But since I always have one eye on Twitter, occasionally a surprise is spoiled when I see someone tweet who's watching in real time. Handmark's Twitter client Tweetcaster has added a ...

Read More

YouTube App Adds Music Videos, Pre-Roll Ads

Google's YouTube team announced Wednesday that a new set of music videos from the likes of Lady Gaga, Bob Dylan, and Kanye West, is now available to those using the latest version of the YouTube app, which requires Android 2.2 or higher. Previously, from major-music-label-backed video ...

Read More

Intercept to Get Froyo in a Few Months (Virgin Mobile)

Well, at least this Samsung phone is getting updated to Froyo. Pre-paid wireless provider Virgin Mobile announced via Twitter that the Intercept, an 800 Mhz landscape slider that launched at Target stores last fall, will be upgraded to Android 2.2 "sometime this spring."

Read More

ABBYY Releases ‘Business Card Reader’ on Android

ABBYY, a key player in the fields of document recognition and linguistic technologies, announced they've brought their popular Business Card Reader app to Android. Much like its Symbian and iOS counterparts, the app lets use transfer information from business cards directly to the phone's contacts.

Read More

Google Translate Adds “Conversation Mode”

Since it debuted a year ago, Google Translate has been one of those apps that seems a little like magic, especially to those of us who grew up reading about the Babel fish in Douglas Adams' novels. Google has just released a new version of the app that takes us a step closer to having a Babel ...

Read More

Acer Liquid Mini Passes FCC, AT&T-Bound?

The Acer Liquid Mini has just passed FCC certification, and it's using AT&T's 3G bands. Of course, this doesn't confirm that the Mini will be on AT&T, but I wouldn't bet on it going anywhere else.

Read More

Zumobi Network Brings Popular Science Magazine to Android

The Zumobi Network has announced today that they have partnered with Popular Science magazine to release a PopSci.com for Android. Much like its iPhone iteration, the free app brings science and technology news to your favorite mobile platform.

Read More

Samsung Shooting for 60 Million Smartphones sold in 2011

Samsung sure is gutsy. J. K. Shin, a Samsung Mobile rep, told Korea Times in an interview that Samsung is aiming to triple its smartphone sales this year. In 2010, Sammy sold 20 million smartphones. In 2011, They're shooting for 60 million.

Read More

SwiftKey Updates Keyboard, Now Optimized for Tablets as Well

SwiftKey is an amazing keyboard. I was an alpha tester from day one, and it's come a long way. It's eye-pleasing, easy to use, and it just works. Well, the SwiftKey team has updated their keyboard, and they've included some awesome tablet functionality.

Read More

[UPDATE] Samsung Vibrant Plus to Bring Froyo, 21+ Mbps, Anger?

We've just gotten word from our friends over at TmoNews about a (sorta) new Samsung device coming to T-Mobile, and it's sure to upset a lot of people. It's the Vibrant Plus, and it's essentially an upgraded version of the original Vibrant.

Read More

T-Mobile Responds to Verizon’s iPhone: “How Do You Tell Them Apart?” [VIDEO]

T-Mobile is ready to roll out the latest weapon in the war that is 4G phones and networks.  Either they swept into action yesterday afternoon, rounding up all the actors and pulling a late night editing party or they knew something was brewing.  Apparently, this whole iPhone on Verizon thing ...

Read More

U.S. Cellular Offering All Android Devices on BOGO Through February 17th – Yes the Galaxy Tab, Too

U.S. Cellular just hit up our inbox with a deal worthy of Black Friday recognition. Starting today, the carrier is offering all of their Android devices on a buy-one-get-one deal through February 17th. Yeah, even the Samsung Galaxy Tab is part of the deal.

Read More

LogMeIn Android App Tweaked for Tablets

If you've never used LogMeIn, you're missing out. LogMeIn's Android app allows users to view their desktops from an Android device. Until now, it was only designed with smartphones in mind. But LogMeIn has recognized the tablet trend, and they're not wasting any time.

Read More

Galaxy S2 to be Unveiled at MWC?

Ahh, the Galaxy S2. We've heard whispers of the successor to the original Galaxy S, and it looks like we finally have a date, or at least a time frame, for its release. Rumor has it that the Galaxy S2 will be shown off at Mobile World Congress, which is in Barcelona next month.

Read More