AppDev Hackathon and Bootcamp

Calling all developers! There will be a day-long App Development Hackathon and Bootcamp session taking place during the App Developers Conference on Oct. 26, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention center in the heart of Silicon Valley.The conference itself will run for two days and focus on ...

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VIZIO’s New 8″ Tablet Hits Stores at Just Under $300

You will now be able to purchase VIZIO’s 8″ “budget” tablet at select stores nationwide. This 8″ 1024×768 capacitive multitouch tablet hopes to become your home entertainment companion without draining your wallet. If you take a look at the hardware you’ll ...

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[Update]YouTube App for Android Updated, New Uploading UI and More…

The official YouTube App for Android has been updated to version 2.2.14. This update is primarily focused around video uploading as it includes a new uploading UI along with the ability to edit title, description and privacy of uploaded videos. Great additions for those mobile YouTubers out ...

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Gingerbread OTA Update Rolling Out for HTC Inspire 4G

Looks like another batch of warm Gingerbread is going out, this time it’s rolling out to HTC Inspire 4G owners on AT&T. Keep your eyes peeled for a notification or if you wish to speed things up just go to Home > Menu > Settings > AT&T Software Update > HTC Wi-Fi ...

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HTCDev Site Launched: SDKs, Unlocked Bootloaders, Kernel Source Code and… the Big Android BBQ

HTC launched their HTCDev site today, a “one-stop shop” for developer tools and resources. Offering up such resources as HTC’s OpenSense SDK which will allow developers to start perusing through the various Sense APIs so they can begin dreaming up different ways to use things ...

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Vodafone UK Launching 3G Galaxy Tab 10.1 on August 12?

Here in the United States, we have two Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 flavors to choose from – a Wi-Fi version and a 4G LTE Verizon model.  In the UK, customers only have a Wi-Fi version to purchase.  Until later this week, that is.  Vodafone is planning to launch a 3G-ready model as early as ...

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Sweet Headphones for you “Wanna-Be” Vamps out There!

For all you fans of the show True Blood, headset manufacturer V-Moda has created two sets of premium listening devices to show off your devotion to the dark side. Shown above is the on ear "V-80 Trueblood", check out the "Revamp" model after the break as well as our review of the two devices.

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Samsung Hercules for Telus Appears in Wild

We first heard about the Samsung Hercules back in May when we saw a blurred sketch with details that T-Mobile would be offering a version of AT&T’s Infuse 4G.  As time has progressed, we’ve learned that this handset will closely resemble a large 4.5-inch variant in the lines of ...

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G5 Entertainment’s Hidden Object Game “Paranormal Agency” Haunts the Android Market

If you enjoy hidden object games or have kids who love playing games like “I SPY” then you might want to check out G5 Entertainment’s newest Android release “Paranormal Agency.” Take on the role of Heather Mills, a clairvoyant detective faced with an influx of ...

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Social Gaming Platform Mobage Set to Become Bloatware for AT&T Android Users?

Last week I told you about Mobage and its release to the western world. Mobage is a social gaming platform that is extremely popular in overseas countries like Japan. While popular overseas, I had many doubts about their success here in the states, especially since they would have to compete ...

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Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet Gets a Price and Release Date

Lenovo announced their Android-powered ThinkPad in late July almost immediately after leaking its shots on Picasa. The ThinkPad is a good looking tablet and should do well among the Lenovo faithful once it arrives. Lenovo has added details as to when we’ll actually see this tablet and ...

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T-Mobile LG Gelato Spotted, Should Hit AT&T Too

Back in July, LG officially announced the LG Optimus Net , the successor to their famous entry level device known as Optimus One. Although it was tapped for overseas markets, we expected LG to launch their new entry level device in U.S. as well.  Carrying the codename Gelato, we suspect that at ...

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[Opinion] The ShiftyJelly Saga and What I’ve Learned

By now you may have read the blog/rant “Amazon App Store: Rotten to the Core.” This blog rant was written by developers ShiftyJelly and takes on the pros and cons (well more cons really) of the Amazon App Store and its “Free App of the Day” program. This piece has been ...

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GroupMe Turns 3.0, Adds Direct Messaging, Improved UI and More…

GroupMe celebrated the big 3.0 today (and then the big 3.0.1 for bug fixes) by going global with a slew of added features and enhancements sure to make users smile. The BBM-like group messaging app allows users to create and engage in conversations regardless of phone type. Although full SMS ...

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Google+ for Android Updated, Improved Notifications Included

Google+ for Android received a nice little update bringing it to version 1.0.5. Many of the changes brought about have been directly related to user feedback which not only shows you that Google cares about its newest product but that Goggle+ is evolving with its users and not against them. In ...

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