Recent in Month: January 2011

Samsung Further Teases Galaxy S2 And More With Unpacked Update

Jan 31st - Maybe my memory escapes me… but the last time I remember using their Samsung Unpacked promotional website was a LONG time ago. A friendly tipster (thanks Eric!) wrote in to let us know the site has been updated and it’s all about the Galaxy goodness we’ll be getting at MWC 2011. Two promotional videos tell ...

BREAKING: LG Optimus 3D Both Plays And Records 3D Content

Jan 31st - We showed you the first live pictures of the LG Optimus 3D this morning… before the phone had even been officially announced. And guess what? Now LG has gone public with news… and some ridiculously exciting details: Not only will the Optimus 3D play back 3D content without the need for the viewer to wear ...

Things We Missed, You Shouldn’t [Jan. 31]

Jan 31st - More Android news we just couldn’t quite get around to. Bang it below for the goods on Notion Ink shipment delays, LG’s NFC payment plans, and Google’s search for in-house app developers. Droid-Life: HTC DROID Incredible running Honeycomb port, Verizon drops protection plan prices, and list of all rebate vs no rebate devices. Radio Shack ...

Could this be Google’s Super Bowl Ad?

Jan 31st - Super Bowl XLV is less than a week away, and while the the big show will feature the Green Bay Packers facing off against the Pittsburg Steelers, there is another event we always seem to watch for. No, I’m not talking about the as-of-lately ho-hum halftime shows, either. For whatever reason, the Super Bowl is ...

Sony Ericsson ‘Vivaz 2’ to be Xperia Neo? Launching Alongside Xperia Arc and Play

Jan 31st - The next generation of Sony’s Vivaz handsets most likely won’t be carrying the name any farther than some fading rumors, as new whispers from inside SE are suggesting the device first leaked not long ago will launch under the name Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo. This shouldn’t be too surprising. Though the handset seems to be ...

DYZPlastic Previews Android Mini Collectible Series 02

Jan 31st - The first round of these little suckers were real fan favorites, so DYZPlastic is back with Series 02 of their Android Mini Collectibles. The small vinyl toys feature various designs and decos from contributing artists, and this year’s bunch even includes a figure drawn up by Google themselves. That would be the above Greeneon, a ...

Use Chrome? Love Android? Look Here.

Jan 31st - If you’ve got all your gadgets Googled out, chances are you’re rockin’ an Android Phone and browsing the web with Google Chrome. Some of you may not know that your Android obsession can transcend mobile and land directly on your browser… and in your GMAIL! The folks over at ChromeSpot are helping you get your ...

Long Tweets are Long: TweetDeck Introduces Deck.ly, Updates Android App

Jan 31st - Twitter was designed to allow you to communicate your thoughts, feelings, and current status in 140 characters. That’s the whole point of ¬†Twitter, right? Short, succinct communication. TweetDeck wants to turn that idea on its head with the introduction of Deck.ly, a service that has a name likening it to the many URL shortening services ...

Quadriplegic Uses Swype to Set Fastest Hands-Free Typing World Record

Jan 31st - We’ve already seen Swype lay claim to aiding in the setting of a new speed-texting world record, but would you believe the virtual keyboard also played a role in taking the record for fastest hands-free typing into new territory? In just 83.09 seconds, Hank Torres, a quadriplegic paralyzed from the shoulders down, was able to ...

2 Million Galaxy Tabs Sold? Not Quite, Consumer Purchases Much Lower

Jan 31st - Samsung has been known to fudge the reality of their sales figures a bit, quoting units shipped to retailers as units “sold.” This is nothing new or all that suspicious; the implication is that if retailers are buying up items like the Samsung Galaxy Tab at a rate of 2 million units in the first ...

That NOOKcolor Honeycomb Port Shown Off on Video

Jan 31st - Late last week we brought you word of a pretty non-functional version of Honeycomb user deeperblue of the xda-developers forums had ported over to the NOOKcolor. While even more progress has been made, it still needs some work. And don’t expect to put this on your NOOK just yet. We don’t know whether we should ...

HTC Thunderbolt WILL Feature Mobile Hotspot at Launch

Jan 31st - When we first obtained a copy of internal word that the HTC Thunderbolt would be capable of simultaneous voice and data over 3G, it was accompanied by notice that Mobile Hotspot functionality would not be included at launch. When Engadget got their hands on a revised version of the same notice the text was updated ...

Google I/O Registration Opens for Previous Attendees

Jan 31st - While Google I/O registration won’t open for everyone for another week or so, attendees of last year’s event are now receiving their go-ahead for pre-registration for the biggest Google event of the year. Those individuals registering early are even entitled to a special discounted rate, but space is limited for registration at that price. We’ve ...