News and Rumors
There have been a lot of T-Mo customers who have been eagerly awaiting a pricing announcement for the LG Android powered G-Slate tablet device. Word finally came down today in the form of a very short press release (available after the break), and the price for the unit is not as good of news as people were hoping. To get your hands on the 3D capable, Honeycomb powered device, you are going to have to shell out $529.99 with a 2 year commitment, and that is after getting a mail in rebate of $100. Still, people were lining up to buy the Xoom when it was released at a higher price, what do you think? Is the $529.99 price point acceptable to you?
All you former Teeny Boppers can rejoice. T-Mo has finally announced the pricing for it’s new Android powered SideKick. T-Mobile’s Sidekick 4G is priced at $99.99 with a 2-year contract after a $50 mail-in-rebate. With a reasonable price like that, it is sure to be a hit with the teen crowd that the handset is aimed at.
Come on, you’ve got to admit it, giving a 3D presentation for a 3D phone is actually quite cool. We’re talking about the EVO 3D and the EVO View, the
Say what you want about Samsung, but they just continue pumping out mobile products left and right. While we have known about these Galaxy Tabs for awhile, since they
Amazon has just launched their Android application store, dubbing it the “Amazon Appstore.” While some may argue that there is no need for another Android app store, the online shopping
So, HTC is producing dual-cores as well now. We’ve seen the Evo 3D, the second mainstream 3D-phone, and now the Pyramid shows up as well, next to the Desire HD.
We received an email press release dealing with MediaHub and AT&T. We have already seen how Google Checkout lets you bill directly to your AT&T bill, and now, MediaHub has
T-Mobile is starting a habit of rebranding devices to almost naked Android. This time, they’ve chosen the Optimus 2X, a new dual-core beast from LG. Being a big Android purist,
PowerSkin is showing off their silicone cases at the CTIA this week, and if you aren’t aware, these are a hot little item. They can essentially double your battery life by using a built-in backup battery inside the case. A press release from PowerSkin describes the cases as:
Springpad, which bills itself as “the smart note app,” released an app update today that makes it even smarter, adding in features to integrate with other apps on your phone
Anyone have about USD $13,000 lying around collecting dust? Do you really want to make a phone call on that airplane while you are in the air? Well, great news! Now you can. According to their press release, SafeCell has made their infamous “most expensive app on iOS” available on Android, allowing you to use your device on that private jet you have in your backyard. A quote from the press release:
he industry’s most advanced smart detection system, providing Cobra customers with personal safety, driving peace-of-mind, and near real-time safety information updates. The system uses Bluetooth® wireless technology to communicate between an advanced, dash-mounted radar/laser detector and the Cobra iRadar app, which is free and easily downloaded to an Android smartphone. When connected, the app displays radar/laser alerts, allows the user to control detector settings, and alerts the driver to upcoming photo enforcement areas using the AURA™ Camera & Driving Hazard Database. The Cobra iRadar platform consists of:
Many of us are already familiar with Xobni, the social networking integration tool, and now, a private beta for its highly-anticipated product for Gmail and Google Apps – Xobni for Gmail, has been announced. The product is free and helps users find and easily manage contacts. Xobni will move its Android and iPhone apps into beta for users to test within 90 days. People interested in testing any of these new products can request access to the beta versions on Xobni’s website.
According to a press release, Sprint will be releasing an OTA update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab and the Samsung Epic 4G. No, its not Gingerbread (Android 2.3), it just
March Madness is a crazy time for Basketball fans everywhere, and thanks to PlayOn, you won’t miss a minute of the action. According to prweb, PlayOn allows you to stream the games to nearly every Android device running at least 2.2 (They have also added support for iOS, GoogleTV, Roku, and some gaming devices.)