The Ticker: September 17 (Long Cats, Angry Birds, and Otterboxes)

It has been few days since the last Ticker rolled across your PC or mobile phone so we decided to drop some jam-packed Android news.  We’ll dispense with the pleasantries and get right to it.  Behold the Ticker for the week of September 17th! Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click ...

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U.S. Samsung Galaxy Tablets Will Not Have Voice Capabilities

With all the good news I heard today about the Samsung Galaxy Tab, I forgot to mention the bad news.  Samsung just confirmed in the Q&A that voice capabilities were straight-out removed from the Tab for the US market.  Basically, this means that you won’t be making phone calls on the ...

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Samsung Media Hub to Feature Next-Day TV Shows, Movies, and Device Sharing

Today in New York, Samsung announced the launch of the Samsung Media Hub.  The service, which features Next-Day TV Shows, Movies, and sharing (for up to 5 media hub enabled  devices), will be available for Samsung Galaxy Tab and Galaxy S devices.   At this point, Samsung has MTV, NBC, ...

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Samsung Launching Galaxy Tab on T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint

This evening in New York City Samsung blew us away-again! That’s right, they announced not only the Samsung Media Hub service, but let the world know that the Galaxy Tab will be available on Sprint, AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile. The big four! See the release after the jump! Deals, ...

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Leaked Documents Confirm T-Mobile End of Year Android Plans

Remember the alleged T-Mobile roadmap that leaked back in July?  Some of our readers (and other sites) didn’t think it was legit, while most of us believed it to be real.  Today finds another leak that basically confirms all the Android devices we saw listed.  TmoNews has obtained a pair ...

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Motorola Aquires Aloqa to Enhance MOTOBLUR

In an effort to strengthen and enhance MOTOBLUR, Motorola has acquired Aloqa, a location-based software and technology company.  You may already be familiar with Aloqa’s popular Android application which helps people find places, events, bargains based on their proximity to the user.  It ...

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On the AGTN Droid-Cast Tonight!

On the Android Guys Thursday Night Droid-Cast tonight we are going to be talking about the Samsung New York Galaxy Tab Release event with live reports from Aaron Kasten, Kyle Sandler, Russell Holly, Eric Z and Aaron BUCKNAH!  Also awesome news about the device as well.  Ray Walters will give ...

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APPNATION Interviews: Yapper – App Inventor for the Rest of Us

While at the APPNATION Conference last Monday and Tuesday, I had the opportunity to meet with several people talking about some cool things that are being released for Android.  One that caught my eye right away with the new Yapper 2.0, an online app development tool for people who might not be ...

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Latest comScore Report: Android Soars, Others Snore

The latest comScore Report is out and it confirms what we all know: smart phones and Android are taking off like crazy.

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APPNATION Report: Big Company Execs Clueless about Android Fragmentation

This is an article that pains me to have to write, but it is an issue that needs to be looked at, because I think if something is not done, it could spell trouble for the Android platform. The issue is simple, and comes from my time here at APPNATION; big company execs don’t understand... ...

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The Moron Test Adds Cross-Platform Support with OpenFeint Integration

Popular “game” The Moron Test has just picked up a handful of great new features, thanks to their integration of OpenFeint.  The Android game now features the same great options that helped make it a success for the iOS version.  Players now have the luxury of chat rooms, friends, ...

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Impressions on the HTC London Event

As you heard by now, HTC has announced in London two new phones, the Desire HD and Desire Z (“z” or “zee”, you can say both apparently).  The sexy handsets will be available from most European carriers starting around mid-October. While we don’t have a word yet on ...

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Samsung Releases Fascinate Source Code into the Wild

It's becoming increasingly common for a hardware manufacturer to release the source code to their handsets. HTC does it all the time, most recently with their Droid Incredible and EVO 4G. Samsung has done exactly that with their new Fascinate handset from Verizon.

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Fused Glass Android Invasion!

Recently, when an email came across our inbox about 3D fused glass Google Androids, I was somewhat surprised. I thought it was a bit odd, but knew how many of us would love to have our own Android figurine. Now, thanks to someone very clever, we can!   Susan Myzer who is a fused glass ...

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Alcatel’s Low Cost OT-980 Announced

Starting in October, our friends in the UK can enjoy Alcatel’s first Android phone being available through Carphone Warehouse for £99.95. According to techradar, this new Android phone will be running Eclair 2.1, sport a 2.8″ display, and a 2MP camera.  For those wondering, it seems ...

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