Recent in Month: June 2011

Hacked Skype 2.0 Comes With Even More Device Compatibility – Download Here

Jun 30th - Yesterday, we notified you guys about the new version of Skype 2.0 that allowed video calls over WiFi and 3G/4G. But to many an Android user’s dismay, the new app only officially supported a handful of devices. Google¬†Nexus S, HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo and Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro to be exact. Well, ...

Google+ Getting Slammed In the Android Market Over Lack of Invites

Jun 30th - I like to consider myself a pretty easy going guy, always smiling, petting babies and kissing little dogs. Most people would describe me as laid back and are usually amazed at how almost nothing can really set me off. Well, all that changed with the Android Market and, for lack of better words, the Android ...

Gmail Gets A Whole New Look Thanks To Google+

Jun 30th - Google is on fire lately! With the launch of the uber exclusive social network, Google+, we were introduced to something I wasn’t used to seeing from Google: polished UI. Well, it looks like Google is running with the UI from Google+ and incorporating it into Gmail as well. The newer, more minimalistic, clean look wont ...

Pool Party Now Available In the Android Market – Google’s Answer to Instagram

Jun 30th - Google’s at it again with their famous “me too” approach but hey, I’m not knocking it. This time they’re taking Instagram to the streets with Pool Party for Android. The app was developed by their Slide team and sadly, much like Google+, it’s available by invite only. Pool Party is a photo sharing app that ...

Samsung Galaxy S II Launching July 14th on Virgin Mobile [Canada]

Jun 30th - There’s a lot of things in this world that I will never understand. Like, how CD’s work or why we have to suffer with hiccups. Well, today you can add another item on that list. Why is Canada getting the Samsung Galaxy S II before the US? Well, I guess it’s still up in the ...

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Virgin America Giving Free Chromebook Demos and WiFi On Select Flights

Jun 30th - Not sure if I should file this under weird or just out of the ordinary but it looks like Google has partnered with Virgin America Airlines to offer free Google Chromebook demos to their passengers. Then again, when you think about it — it kind of makes sense.¬† Having a captive audience stuck in a ...

Motorola Droid 3 Has Its Specs Leaked Online

Jun 30th - I was going to title the post “BREAKING LEAK” but that didn’t sound quite right. In any case, it looks like the guys over at Android Central were able to snag a snapshot of a chart showing off the specs of Motorola’s upcoming Droid 3. While there’s not too much here we didn’t already know/guess, ...

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Apps of the Day: Path, Zenonia 3

Jun 30th - The Android Market can be an intimidating place, but we don’t think it should be. We scour dozens of new entries to the Market each day and feature the best and most anticipated entries here in our Apps of the Day. Today we have a social networking alternative where popularity isn’t based on how many ...

Google+ Celebrity Users: Add Them (and us) To Your Circles!

Jun 30th - Google+ looks a bit like Facebook and acts a bit like Twitter. One great feature is that you can add ANYBODY to your Circles, even without them adding you. If they haven’t added you to a circle, you’ll only see posts and info they make public. Nonetheless if G+ becomes Twitterish we could be getting ...

Add Mark Zuckerberg to your Google+ Circle!

Jun 30th - It looks like Mr. Mark Zuckerberg – founder of Facebook – has a Google+ profile and is peeking his head in on the service. In fact, you can visit his profile and add him to one of your circles now! I tried to add him to a Circle I created called “Trust” but got this ...

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A Third, Possibly 7-Inch, Sharp Galapagos Tablet Slinks through the FCC

Jun 30th - It has been a while since we have seen or heard of the Galapagos line of tablets from Sharp. The devices were last seen earlier this year when a 5.5-inch and 10.8-inch model were revealed in an FCC filing. We caught a glimpse of what to expect a few days later at CES, but it ...

Nielsen: Android Still Number One as Smartphones Outpace Feature Phone Sales

Jun 30th - Android continues to lead the US smartphone market as, for the first time ever, the sale of smartphones has surpassed the sale feature phones, according to Nielsen. A majority 55 percent of new cell phone buyers went with a smartphone as their new handset, an increase from 34 percent one year ago. Of US mobile ...

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Amazon Orders Up Over 1.5 Million Tablet Touch Panels for September Delivery

Jun 30th - Amazon wants to ship 4 million tablets by the end of the year, but supply problems might get in the way of their goal. The retail giant has ordered up tablet touch panels in excess of 1.5 million, according to DigiTimes, but competing orders from Apple have manufacturers of the displays hesitant to commit. Several ...

HTC EVO 3D Gets Root Courtesy of Team Win

Jun 30th - Ladies and gentlemen, after signs of potential arose when an exploit was uncovered by the hardworking Team Win, root has been achieved for the HTC EVO 3D on both the out-of-the-box software build and most recent OTA update. Root was achieved by Android dev agrabren, though the exploit in question isn’t available to the general ...

Motorola Droid 3 Accessory List Outed, Launch Buzz Ramping Up

Jun 30th - The Motorola Droid 3 is coming soon…if rumors pan out, that is. The buzz is picking up around the device behind the scenes at Verizon with two possible launch dates being floated. The earlier of the two is next week, July 7th, while a July 14th date also seems a possibility. While no official announcement ...