Samsung Announces Tab 8.9, Galaxy Players 4.0 and 5.0

It looks like Sammy is going into October with a bang, as they’ve just officially announced the Galaxy Tab 8.9, as well as two new Galaxy Players, the 4.0 and 5.0. There are quite a few specs to run through for these devices, so let’s jump right into it.

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Boost Mobile Announces $229 Samsung Transform Ultra for October 7

Following closely on the heels of the Samsung Galaxy Prevail, Boost Mobile and Samsung are back again with another Android handset.  Come next month (October 7) Boost Mobile subscribers will be able to pick up the Samsung Transform Ultra for $229 without contract.  Features include a slide-out ...

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Cricket Wireless Announces $199.99 Samsung Vitality

Cricket Wireless unveiled their next Android smart phone today, the Muve Music enabled Samsung Vitality.  Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and powered by a 800MHz processor, the handset will be available next week for the price of $199.99 after $20 instant rebate.  Details include a 3.5-inch ...

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Samsung Announces Galaxy Tab 7.7 with Dual-Core 1.4GHz CPU

Samsung is at IFA today where they unveiled their next Android-powered tablet, the Galaxy Tab 7.7.  Featuring a dual-core 1.4GHz processor, 7.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, and HSPA+21Mbps support, it’s more than a minor refresh to its predecessor.  Additional details include Android ...

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Galaxy S II Announced for Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T

The wait is over and the Galaxy S II has been finally announced for U.S carriers.  Sprint will be the first provider to offer the device to its customers, making it available for $199 on September 16th.  AT&T and T-Mobile have their own versions coming however neither carrier is ready to ...

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SouthernLINC Wireless Now Offering $149.99 Motorola Titanium

Atlanta-based SouthernLINC Wireless has begun offering the Motorola Titanium this week, essentially doubling their Android smart phone lineup.  Running Android Android 2.1 Eclair and featuring Push to Talk technology, the handset offers subscribers a 3.1-inch touch display, full portrait QWERTY ...

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Ask.com Launches Android App

Ask.com is one of the most popular and well-known search engines (next to Google, of course) on the internet, and now they’re looking to establish a foothold in the mobile industry as well. They’re on the right track with the announcement of their Ask.com Android app. It’s ...

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Cricket Launches Gingerbread-Powered Huawei Ascend II

Remember the Huawei Ascend? It launched on Cricket Wireless in October of last year, along with a few other regional carriers. Well, it looks like Huawei has put the finishing touches on the successor to the Ascend, which they're calling, creatively enough, the Ascend II. It's packing a ...

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Harman Among First Companies to Offer Android Open Accessory Protocol Support

Harman (JBL, Harman Kardon, Infinity) has become one of the first companies to support Google’s new Android Open Accessory Protocol.  Announced back at Google IO 2011, it allows for products running Honeycomb (3.1+) or Gingerbread (2.3.4+) to easily connect with accessories such as ...

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Lookout Mobile Security Identifies a Third Iteration of DroidDream Light (Malware Threat)

If there’s one thing you can say about the guys behind the DroidDream Lite malware attacks it’s that they are persistent.  Lookout Mobile Security has identified a third round of the malware affected a very small number of Android handsets, however the threat has been removed. ...

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Skype Hits Android With Video Calling, Limited To Few Devices

Skype is one of the leading applications for video and voice calling. It’s been available for Android for some time, but unfortunately there was no video capability. It was recently launched for iPhone 4 with video calling, as the iPhone 4 sports a front-facing camera. More recent Android ...

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Ivona Paving the Way to Have Snoop Dogg Give Provide Spoken Turn-by-Turn Directions

I know that all of you out there that use Google Navigation frequently have been longing for the ability to change the voice pack that comes with the app. Now there is a 3rd party company called Ivona that has released a text to speech app that allows you to install more pleasing voices to ...

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Galaxy On Fire 2 THD Now Available

A great example of future mobile gaming can be found in the graphically stunning Galaxy On Fire 2 by FISHLAB Entertainment GmbH. Originally released to Sony's Xperia Play (a single core device), the promise of it coming to Tegra devices quickly became a reality. Introducing Galaxy On Fire 2 THD!

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UPDATE: HTC Desire to Get Gingerbread After All!

*UPDATE: HTC have now specified that they will cut “select apps” from the Gingerbread update for the Desire in order to resolve the memory issues; good news or bad? Well, it was a sad time for Desire owners; with the news that HTC were not able to bring Gingerbread to the year-old ...

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Nationwide Roll-out for Galaxy Tab 10.1 Confirmed for June 17

We know you’re dying to get your hands on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet.  The super thin (8.6mm) and ultra-light (565 grams) 10-inch tablet is finally making its US debut in less than a week.  But wait, I thought the headline said June 17th?  Oh, that’s specifically for ...

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