Verizon to offer Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 on March 1

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Verizon to offer the Tab 7.7 for $499.99 with a two-year commitment to data plan.

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Google releases its own Mobile World Congress app – Android MWC

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Google has released its own Mobile World Congress application today, putting the free app in the Android Market for devices running 2.2 or higher.  Strangely unavailable for Honeycomb tablets, Android MWC is a mobile companion to everything Android in Barcelona this week. Features in the app ...

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SwiftKey offers SDK up to handset and tablet makers

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SwiftKey is in Barcelona this week, chatting up their uber-smart keyboard alternative with handset and tablet makers.  To take things even further, the guys have announced that they are now allowing smartphone and other device makers the opportunity to utilize their technology by way of an SDK. ...

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Best Buy starts taking orders for AT&T’s HTC One X

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Interested parties are said to be able to secure one of the new smartphones with only $50 down.

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Exent launches GameTanium service for Android tablets

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Exent, a company largely in charge of the Games on Demand for the world’s leading service providers, is hoping to complete its vision of anytime, anywhere gameplay, as they’ve just launched their GameTanium service for Android tablets. With this latest release, their service covers ...

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Shazam shows what it can do with Android Beam, World’s fastest tagging and instant sharing

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Today in Barecelona, at the Mobile World Congress, Shazam let everyone in on their latest development. Striving to be the fastest ID content experience on the Android platform, Shazam is leading the way. With improvements to their already fast service, we can expect to ID songs in a little as ...

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Asus unveils the Padfone, our hearts stop for a few minutes

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After the announcement of two new tablets, Asus decided let the cat out of the bag and introduce the Asus Padfone, which was introduced by them last year. It’s the first device to feature a phone/tablet hybrid form factor. We reported that Asus would be launching it at MWC, and here it ...

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Gameloft bringing its most popular HD games to Intel smartphones and tablets

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One of the dangers of entering the tech market with a new product is the necessary adaptation that other manufacturers or developers will have to make to support your product. This is especially true in the processor market, where many software and firmware companies of entrenched themselves in ...

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Orange debuts Intel Medfield-powered Santa Clara

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Orange has announced their first Android handset to feature an Intel Medfield chipset, tapping the Santa Clara with a summer release.  Making its debut as Europe’s first Android smartphone to pack the new mobile processor, the device will launch with Android 2.3 Gingerbread but see an Ice ...

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Opera debuts Opera 12, Mini Next, and support for Intel chipsets

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Opera Software has announced a number of mobile initiatives at Mobile World Congress, many of which have Android implications.  For starters, there’s a new version of their popular mobile web browser, Opera 12, which improves on its predecesor with a few added features. WebGL on Android ...

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ZTE intros the quad-core, Android 4.0 “Era’

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Thus far, this Mobile World Congress is proving that Chinese handset makers are not second-tier  mobile phone companies. Huawei introduced a sexy tablet and three new smartphones, one which  is world’s fastest phone according to the manufacturer. Now another famous Chinese brand, ZTE, has ...

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Android security warning: SoundHound transmitting user location and Google account information

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We’ve just gotten a tip about a potential privacy issue with the SoundHound app, a popular music service that users can download from the Market. Apparently, the app transmits a user’s exact location, along with unique device IDs and Google account information back to ...

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T-Mobile launching HTC One S in the U.S.

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The HTC One X is making its way to the U.S. exclusively via AT&T, but they’re not the only ones getting some HTC One love.T-Mobile USA will be launching the HTC One S, which features a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display, and Ice Cream ...

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AT&T to be exclusive U.S. carrier of the HTC One X

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HTC just announced the HTC One X, which will be launched globally in April. If you’re a U.S. user that just can’t wait to get your hands on one, we’ve got some good news for you. AT&T officially announced that they will be carrying HTC’s monster in the U.S. ...

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Duracell showcases Powermat WiCC, the future of wireless charging

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Duracell’s Powermat is a pretty well-known name in the mobile industry, offering wireless charging for various smartphones over the past several years. There’s a base station that actually does the charging, and then a proprietary replacement battery door that would connect to the ...

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