Recent in Month: May 2011

Qualcomm Shows You Their 2nd Gen Snapdragon is Faster Than A Tegra 2 [Video]

May 31st - In something straight out of left field, today Qualcomm uploaded a nice little video on their YouTube channel showing off the speed improvements of, get this — their 2nd generation single-core Snapdragon processor over Nvidia’s dual-core Tegra 2. Ballsy right? In the video, Qualcomm demonstrates the connectivity speeds of these CPU’s in the form of ...

T-Mobile Officially Announces Launch Date for HTC Sensation 4G

May 31st - Just a few minutes ago, after tweeting earlier today that they had some “sensational” news coming tonight, T-Mobile has officially announced the HTC Sensation 4G dropping on their network, June 15th with Wal-Mart stores receiving the device as early as June 12th. The rumors were a little off on this one but lets cross our ...

Android Leading in Smartphone Marketshare AND Data Usage

May 31st - Hey, everyone! It’s that time again! Time for some more fun facts and general statistics from around the mobile world! This time brought to you by the Nielsen statistics company. Almost every week we receive some new statistics shedding light on how Google’s Android mobile OS is taking over the tech world and, in the ...

T-Mobile To Announce Launch Date For HTC Sensation Tonight?

May 31st - With a heavily rumored June 8th launch date, T-Mobile’s HTC Sensation could be launching Wednesday of next week. We have yet to receive an official launch date from T-Mobile but it looks like that may be happening tonight with T-Mobile USA’s latest tweet. Apparently, they have a “sensational” announcement coming later tonight for all you ...

Verizon Cracking Down on Users Illegally Tethering On Their Network

May 31st - I always knew this day was coming… Today, we have been receiving a flood of reports from Verizon users that their days of “illegal” tethering have finally caught up with them. That’s right. The Verizon data police are cracking down and dishing out warnings for users attempting to tether devices like Xooms and laptops on ...

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Apps of the Day: Speedoku, Food Truck Follower & More

May 31st - We’re fresh off of Memorial Day weekend and absolutely could’t wait to take a look at more apps and games for you guys. There is more of the latter than the former, but that’s ok – everyone loves games! (We think so, anyway.) My personal favorite of the bunch sits on top, but anyone will ...

Nokia: Android is Killing Us in China and Europe

May 31st - The article title is sweet enough, but let’s spell it out anyway. Nokia’s new CEO Stephen Elop, who was largely behind the manufacturer’s decision to partner up with Microsoft after dissing Intel and Symbian, says Android is killing them in China and Europe. Shocker! For China, he cites “mismanagement” as the reason why Android’s gobbled ...

Motorola Mobility Site Redesign Tips Off New XOOM, Two Ultra-Slim Phones, and Targa?

May 31st - It’s not often we get too excited about site redesigns, but when they possibly reveal new devices we get a little giddy. PocketNow has gotten evidence of an imminent redesign of Motorola Mobility’s site. Said redesign looks to be launching alongside a few new devices that we haven’t heard of before. Firstly, there’s the Motorola ...

TomTom Heading to Your Android Market Soon

May 31st - Is TomTom a big enough name to pry you away from the Google Maps gravy train? If so, you’re in luck – they’re currently working on their Android application. This doesn’t come as much of a surprise considering TomTom has collaborated with others in the past on Android for unique navigation applications. Unfortunately, we don’t ...

Sprint Makes Their AT&T-Mo Merger Opposition Official With Appeal to the FCC

May 31st - Sprint’s been joining committees and speaking their mind on a merger that is sure to shake up the United States wireless industry, but they’d never officially appealed to the FCC. Until today, that is. They’ve requested that the merger be blocked under the usual grounds of stifled competition, innovation and protection of consumerism. Here is ...

Lookout Finds 25 Newly Infected Android Applications, Google Swiftly Removes Them

May 31st - Yep, it’s that time of the month again. This time, the folks at Lookout were alerted to another malware infestation running wild in the Android market. Dubbed “DroidDreamLight”, this new attack does a lot of the same things DroidDream did – stealing IMEI numbers, model names and numbers, and more. The application still has the ...

HTC Play to be Name of Game Marketplace?

May 31st - The USPTO comes through in the clutch again! Remember a while back when HTC invested $40 million into on-demand game streaming service OnLive? Back then, I questioned whether or not HTC would be jumping into the content distribution arena, something the company has never done before. This came not long after they invested money into ...

T-Mobile Hosting Launch Event for Three New HTC Phones on June 8th

May 31st - Rumor has it HTC is launching a bevy of phones on June 8th including the highly anticipated Sensation 4G. A job listing searching for “tech savvy” individuals to work a T-Mobile event on June 8th has those rumors looking more and more likely. The description says the event taking place in Houston, TX is being ...