Archive for May, 2010

AT&T-Branded Samsung i897 Shows Up in the Wild, Cat is Now H...

Some of you probably won’t remember the phone by its model number that showed up in a Bluetooth SIG profile a while ago, but...

You’ll Have to Pay Another $5 For That Qik Video Calling Fe...

Those “features of the future” that are becoming possible with smartphones these days definitely aren’t going to be cheap. If some of you HTC...

Verizon Will Have a Hot, Droid-y Summer Thanks to Motorola

Ah, October 2009. It seemed like it was just yesterday that Verizon started getting all of our under garments in a bunch (in a...

Samsung Giving Behold 2 Owners Android 1.6, Can’t Go Any Fu...

There is some very good news and some very bad news for all of you Samsung Behold 2 owners out there. The good news...

SlingPlayer Mobile for Android Demoed on EVO 4G

SlingPlayer for Android is currently in private beta, but unless you are one of the lucky few who are already testing out this home...

Motorola Shadow Benchmarked, Looking Pretty Zippy

A member over at Howard Forums uncovered an interesting bit of info when attempting to benchmark his Droid using Quadrant (find it free...

Google Acquires AdMob, Finally

After much fuss from the FTC, Google’s acquisition of AdMob was finally given the OK. Without too much left to say on the matter,...

Will this 14MP Monster Come with Android On Board?

Now if this isn’t the biggest lens I’ve ever seen on a cell phone, well then I probably haven’t seen enough cell phones, but...

Acer Liquid Running Android 2.2

Ever since Google started getting the Froyo source code out to developers, they have been working seemingly round the clock to get it on...

Motorola’s Sanjay Jha Says “Focus Is on Android,̶...

Let’s see…what burning questions did Sanjay Jha NOT answer at Barclays recent investors conference. Is Motorola looking into tablets? Moto is “engaged in thinking...

Has Google TV Renewed Faith in Flash?

The New York Post is reporting that some bigger names in media have decided to stick with Adobe’s Flash for the time being, including...

PTPT Shows Us Their Unique Android UI Skin

PTPT (spoken as petite petite) is a full-blown Android UI being developed by German software startup ExB. The interface reminds me a little bit...

Facebook Launches Android SDK

Amid an apparent meltdown in the Facebook for Android app, the official Android SDK has been launched in beta for developers to use at their...

Kiss Your Unlimited Data Goodbye: Verizon Wants Tiered Plans with...

In a move that is sure to offend customer while keeping Verizon’s pockets deep, CEO Lowell McAdam stated in a conversation with investors that...

Motorola Shadow to be Renamed Droid Extreme at Launch? [RUMOR]

We received word from an untested source that upon launch the Motorola Shadow will be rebranded as the Droid Extreme. Normally I’d file this...