News and Rumors

News and Rumors

Nielsen: Android Now Preferred Mobile OS for Past, Present, and Future Smart Phone Purchases

Android is now the preferred mobile operating system for customers looking to pick up a new smart phone. And the preferred mobile OS for people who just bought a smart

News and Rumors

Verizon, Casio Announce Rugged CASIO G’zOne Commando

Verizon and Casio announced earlier today that the rugged G’zOne Commando will join the smart phone line up later this week. Dropping on April 28th with the Droid Incredible 2,

News and Rumors

Sony Confirms S1, S2 Tablets with Announcement

Sony confirmed the existence of two rumored Android 3.0 tablets today with a press release for their new “Sony Tablet”. Yup, that’s the name, for now. Engadget pretty much nailed

News and Rumors

Verizon Taps Global-Ready Droid Incredible 2 for April 28 Arrival

Verizon has officially announced the follow up to last year’s Droid Incredible in the new, wait for it, Droid Incredible 2.  Dropping later this week on April 28th, the HTC

News and Rumors

Sprint’s Nexus 4G Gets $199 Price Tag, May 8 Launch

We just got official word from Sprint that their version of the Nexus S will be arriving in stores across the country on May 8th. Carrying a $199 price tag

News and Rumors

TruckSmart App now for Android

Attention Big Rig Truckers,(and drivers of smaller wheeled vehicles),  TravelCenters of America has just released their TruckSmart Mobile application for the Android operation system. This application has received rave reviews

News and Rumors

Equifax Releases Android Application

According to a press release, Equifax has just released an application for the Android operating system. With this new mobile application, Equifax members can keep up to date with their

News and Rumors

SugarSync Announces Redesigned Android App for Syncing Files and Images

If you are like a lot of people nowadays, you use your mobile phone for a camera more than you do your dedicated point and shoot. Also like a lot of people, you take pictures and then either forget or don’t get a chance to sync your device via a wire to your computer to get said pictures off of your phone. Sugar Sync has a solution for this problem as they have announced a revamped version of their Android app, which allows you to sync your images, video and folders wirelessly to your PC. A quote from the press release:

News and Rumors

(UPDATE) Help T-Mobile Reach 100,000 Twitter Followers by Taking the Kmobs Challenge!

One of our friends from the CyanogenMod team, KMobs, has taken on a unique challenge in hopes of winning a T-Mobile G-Slate for his birthday. The challenge? Help T-Mobile get to 100,000 Twitter followers in week’s time. KMobs made the challenge to T-Mo over twitter as a joke, but was pleasantly surprise when which Magenta accepted! It’s a pretty cool move on their part, especially when the couch it in the fact that T-Mo wants to support the dev community when they can. When asked for a quote, KMobs had this to say:

News and Rumors

Could These Mystery Pics be one of the new Tegra 3 Devices?

Before anything, we want to file this firmly in the rumor column, but it is an intriguing one nonetheless. Droid Life got their hands on some pictures today, from a source claiming that they were of one of the new Motorola Tegra 3 devices. The handset with the white casing is the supposed mystery device, with the bottom device being a Droid X for comparison purposes.

News and Rumors

Monitor your Kid’s Smart Phone via PhoneSheriff

According to a press release, Retina-X Studios has recently release PhoneSheriff. This mobile application spans its services across Android, BlackBerry, WP7, and iOS. PhoneSheriff is an application made for parents to view and monitor all of their child’s smart phone activity. When PhoneSheriff is installed on the child’s phone and the companion “control” application is installed on the parents phone, the parent can:

News and Rumors

Instinctiv Music Player Combines Best of Your Favorite Music Apps

We just learned of a new music player for Android that we think you guys and gals might be interested in taking a look at.  It’s called Instincitv Music Player,

News and Rumors

Skyfire 4.0 Launches With new Features

The popular browser app, Skyfire, has been updated to version 4.0, with “eight killer new features” as the press release puts it. Those features to be exact are:

News and Rumors

New Galaxy S 2 Commercial

The media onslaught from Samsung continues on it’s upcoming Galaxy 2 smart phone. This time, a commercial on YouTube has a young man in trouble with his girlfriend showing off how slim the phone is by allowing him to slide it under her front door to say sorry. Does anyone else hear “Every Breath You Take” in the background? Maybe that it is just me. Check out the video after the break.

News and Rumors

Whrrl Users Can Export Data to Bizzy for Continued Personalized Local Recommendations

As some of you may have heard, Groupon recently acquired Pelago, makers of terrific ‘anti-search’ application, Whrrl.  At some point down the road, Groupon will fold the technology and features