Droid Bionic Getting “Improved Form Factor”

If you’ve been planning to pick up a Droid Bionic in May, it looks like you’ll have to wait a little longer before it’s released. But the wait may be worth it: Motorola is giving the phone an overhaul that promises an even more beastly end product than previously planned. A ...

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Darvolind Frobuirdge Holds Key to Finding Those Hidden Droid Charge Phones

Following the @droidlanding twitter account?  You need to be.  There are 16 Droid Charge phones hidden around the country as part of some viral game to build anticipation for the new 4G LTE hotness.  Things are progressing now but there appear to be missing components and things hiding in plain ...

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South Park Avatar Creator Meets Android

Are you one of the millions of South Park fans in the world? If so, you might want to check out this new application from South Park Studios which allows you to design and create your own South Park character. This application works just like Androidify, which allows you to make your own ...

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Skyfire 4.0 Launches With new Features

The popular browser app, Skyfire, has been updated to version 4.0, with "eight killer new features" as the press release puts it. Those features to be exact are:

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Whrrl Users Can Export Data to Bizzy for Continued Personalized Local Recommendations

As some of you may have heard, Groupon recently acquired Pelago, makers of terrific ‘anti-search’ application, Whrrl.  At some point down the road, Groupon will fold the technology and features into their own offering.  The basic premise behind Whrrl was to help users discover new ...

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OpenFeint Purchased by GREE Inc. for $104M

Japanese social networking company Gree Inc. in an attempt to expand international business has agreed to purchase Openfeint for $104M. Openfeint is best known in the Android community for it’s integration into the popular game, Fruit Ninja. OpenFeint currently has an estimated 75 million ...

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Seesmic 1.7 Released with A Host of Shortcuts and Customization Options

Popular Twitter and Facebook client Seesmic released an update into the Android Market yesterday, adding a variety of new options for users.  Centered around giving you what you need in as little time as possible, these new features include shortcuts for composing tweets/updates, saved Twitter ...

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Review: Bury CC9060IQ Bluetooth Car Kit

When I first heard about the CC9060IQ Bury Bluetooth car-kit last month at CTIA I was extremely skeptical. I’ve tried out my fair share of Bluetooth devices and have always been left wanting. After almost a month with the CC9060IQ I’ve come to the conclusion that this is no ordinary ...

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Big Apps List: Pinball

While nothing really compares to dropping a quarter in a real Black Knight 2000 or The Addams Family machine, those tables are becoming hard to find. What options do pinball freaks have on Android? Some good ones, thankfully. Check ‘em out:

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Software Upgrade for Motorola Bravo Now Available

  Attention all Motorola At&t Bravo users: there is an update for those of you running Android 2.1(Eclair).  2.2(Froyo), plus some additional improvements, is now available! Instructions for installing the software can be found here.  Check out more info after the break.

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Interview: Harold de Kort, Communications Manager Sony Ericsson

During a Dutch show called ‘TeleVisie’, a bunch of smartphone manufacturers showed off their newest products. We found ourselves lucky enough to be there, and we did some previews and interviews. This interview is the first we did, with Harold de Kort, communications manager at Sony ...

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Layar 5.0 Adds Discovery and Sharing Options to Popular AR Browser

Layar saw version 5.0 of their popular augmented reality (AR) browser hit the Android Market earlier this week, adding new features while also improving on the existing stuff. This latest release includes a streamlined user interface, improvements to social networking integration, and new ...

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Pieces of Honeycomb Hit AOSP Repository

It has been found, and confirmed, that the GPL and LGPL components of Android 3.0 Honeycomb are available in the Android Open Source Project repository.  Al Sutton was recently digging through the manifests where he found references to Renderscript as well as a few new build options.  As some ...

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INQ Launches the Cloud Touch Facebook Handset

Engadget is reporting today that INQ has launched the Cloud Touch handset in the UK, firing the first shot in what is sure to be the "Facebook Phone Wars". While HTC is preparing to release two handsets that have dedicated Facebook buttons this summer, INQ decided to beat the "quietly ...

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Acer Announces Competitvley Priced Honeycomb Tablet Pre-Order Open Now

One of the biggest issues that I have had with tablets like the Xoom is that while they are awesome eye candy, and I certainly want one, I believe Motorola and Verizon missed the boat on pricing the unit.  It is going to be compared by consumers to the iPad and iPad 2, and with... Read More