Amazon Appstore now offering in-app purchases

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Amazon has today announced that in-app purchases are now enabled for apps and games in the Amazon Appstore.  If you’re a developer looking to monetize your title, Amazon’s new service lets you sell in-game currency, upgrades, magazine issues and more. There are a number of ...

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Office Depot lists 8GB Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) at $399

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Office Depot appears to be the first retail chain to offer up a price for Samsung’s upcoming successor to the Galaxy Tab 10.1.  The  8GB version of the Galaxy Tab 2 is shown at $399 however the pricing may not be final just yet.  For what it’s worth, the link provided by Engadget ...

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Verizon’s next Pantech leaked in benchmarks

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Could we be in for another wallet-friendly 4G LTE from Pantech and Verizon?

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Facebook acquires Instagram for $1 billion

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Buying a popular mobile app for $210 million isn't cool. Know what is cool? Buying one for $1 billion.

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HTC scraps plans to include beats headphones with future handsets

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A few months in, HTC realizes that people aren't thinking about headphones with their handset purchases.

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Google’s rumored Nexus tablet reportedly delayed until July

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The oft-rumored Nexus tablet has reportedly been delayed by a month or two as Google and Asus apply some last-minutes tweaks.  The guys at The Verge are indicating that Google wants to adjust the design a bit so that they can come in under the $249 price tag that has been tied to the tablet.... ...

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Temple Run hits 5 million downloads in first week

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It sounds like you guys and gals were anxious to get your hands on Imangi Studios’ hit app, Temple Run.  After crossing more than 0ne million downloads within the first 24 hours, the casual game has amassed more than 5 million installs in its first week.  Apple’s iteration has ...

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Five for Friday: Apps for film buffs and movie junkies

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We've gathered up five movie apps for Android smartphones and tablets which should appease your inner movie geek.

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Sprint: Android 4.0 arrives for Nexus S 4G

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Six months after its debut, Android 4.0 arrives for Sprint's "Pure Google" experience smartphone, the Nexus S 4G.

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Friendcaster, Plume updated with gorgeous new ICS-like designs

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Two of our favorite social networking clients for Android get updated in the same week!

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Meet Cid, the new CyanogenMod mascot

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CyanogenMod really doesn’t need much of an introduction these days. With almost 2 million users, the CM team has a lot to be proud of. They’ve been working towards an elevation from the “infancy” stage of CyanogenMod and the new mascot is the latest addition to the new ...

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The Galaxy S Aviator has landed on the shelves of US Cellular

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LTE, LTE, LTE… US Cellular can finally turn the page from the standard 3G offering into the latest and greatest 4G network. With the arrival of the Galaxy S Aviator, the companies first LTE smartphone, now US Cellular customers are really able to “fly” around the web. ...

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Sprint HTC Evo 4G LTE becomes real, release in Q2 for $199.99

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The pseudo-official has become official, folks! Sprint and HTC have announced the next HTC powerhouse, the HTC EVO 4G LTE. In all honesty, this looks like the biggest announcement since the original EVO 4G, a fitting comparison, given the return of the…gasp! Yes, kickstand! Like the ...

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Sprint smartphone LTE to receive same unlimited data and pricing as 3G and WiMax

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Sprint has a fantastic value going for its plans right now, both in price and the fact that they’re the only US carrier to offer unlimited data without throttling for its smartphones. There was some question as to whether that value would carry over to Sprint’s LTE offering when it ...

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Android overtakes 50% market share according to comScore

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There’s enough people in the world that every smartphone OS should be able to co-exist peacefully. In theory. Chalk it up to money and the electronic equivalent of Manifest Destiny, but the reality is that there’s an all-out war among smartphone manufacturers of OSes and devices to ...

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