Recent in Day: June 1, 2011

T-Mobile Officially Announces Samsung Exhibit 4G and Gravity SMART

Jun 1st - Hot from the press, T-Mobile issued a press release only a few moments ago announcing 2 new Android powered handsets from Samsung Mobile. First up is the Exhibit 4G which is the more “high-end” of the two, featuring a 1GHz Hummingbird processor, VGA front facing camera, 3MP rear camera, 3.7-inch 800×480 AMOLED display, Android 2.3 …

T-mobile Gives Off-Contract Price For HTC Sensation 4G

Jun 1st - I know more than a few people who are currently taking advantage of T-Mobile’s off-contract Everything Plus plan and have been drooling over the HTC Sensation for quite sometime. With a June 15th launch date announced only yesterday, some T-Mobile customers were left wondering how much they would need to start saving up if they …

No NFC? No Problem! Thanks to SD Cards Equipped With NFC Transmitters

Jun 1st - If you thought Google Wallet was a great idea but were maybe a little sad that you weren’t one of the four people that actually own an NFC equipped device like the Nexus S, you may be in luck! A company by the name of Netcom is showing off micro sd cards they’ve managed to …

Qualcomm Takes Another Jab At Nvidia – Announces New Game Pack App Store

Jun 1st - If you own an Android device, you should already be familiar with something that’s we’ve been seeing a lot in Android – app exclusives. With the release of the Xperia Play, we’ve seen certain apps that are supposedly optimized for and can only be found on that specific device. Nvidia may have started off the …

HTC Hasn’t Forgotten About the Evo 4G – Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update Scheduled

Jun 1st - HTC is coming in hot (not sure what that means) with the long awaited Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the HTC Evo 4G. Ironically, even before Gingerbread updates have rolled out for non-Sense devices like the G2, HTC and Sprint are proving they’re doing this Android thing right with their speedy launch of the next …

Amazon Readies For Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Launch With It’s Own Landing Page

Jun 1st - Thanks to a Phantip we just received a few moments ago, Phandroid has discovered that Amazon is all set for the imminent release of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1’s by giving the device its very own landing page. The page is displaying in depth information on the Honeycomb tablet showcasing full specs, pics and features. …

Apps of the Day: Red Cross, Beat Slider & More

Jun 1st - Games always seem to dominate this list but today we have a healthy balance of both games and apps. Save a life, take a note, save some rain and follow along to the beat. These are just a few of the more interesting applications we’ve come across today. They wouldn’t be here if they weren’t …

PhanCast 38: +1, Picking An Android, & More [LIVE @7PM Eastern]

Jun 1st - Just a couple hours ago Google pushed the +1 button live and added the feature to Android Market on the web. This is a huge endeavor with implications well beyond Android and we’ll take awhile to discuss it’s far-reaching potential. We’ll also chat about how to choose an Android Phone, Tune in live at 7PM …

Charles Schwab (Ask Chuck!) Mobile Banking App Now Available

Jun 1st - Charles Schwab has been winning over the hearts of many investors and savers lately, and now Chuck has gotten himself a good ol’ Android application. It doesn’t look half bad, either. Take a look at this short list of features waiting for you upon downloading the app and signing in: Manage your investments with the …

PSA: Now’s a Good Time to Change Your Gmail Password [Hackers]

Jun 1st - Well, this sucks. Google’s just notified folks that they have foiled plans from hackers believed to be from China. Google claims they foiled the group’s plans before too much damage could be done, but did say that there were a number of victims whose information may have been compromised. Gmail passwords were retrieved through what …

Archos to Announce New Generation of Android Honeycomb Tablets June 23rd

Jun 1st - The folks at Archos are sending out invites to French press to join them in Paris on June 23rd. What’ll they be doing near the Eiffel Tower? Why, introducing their next generation of Android tablets, of course. We don’t know what to expect out of this event from Archos, but we have a feeling they’re …

Google +1 Button Now Accompanying Your Android Market (Web) Listings

Jun 1st - Google +1 is a concept I wasn’t really too jazzed about when I first heard about it, but many of you like it and use it daily. If you were fans of it on search than you’ll be happy to know that the +1 button is now available in the web-based Android market. You’ll be …

Some of Your Installed Free Apps Not Showing Up in the Market? Try This

Jun 1st - A weird bug has been plaguing some users’ Android market for quite some time now. It’s a simple, one – several of their free applications won’t show up. And sometimes, none of the free applications they’ve installed show up. We’re not sure how widespread this problem is, but one user seems to have found the …

New Android-Powered eInk Nook on Sale & Shipping Early

Jun 1st - It’s not June 10th, folks. That’s the day that the Android-powered, eInk-enabled Nook from Barnes & Noble was set to go on sale. Reports have flown in that preorderers are starting to see it on their doorsteps and the device is now available for purchase online. (And it ships right away, too.) We’re not mad …

Acer Iconia Smart Makes an Appearance at Computex [VIDEO]

Jun 1st - The Acer Iconia Smart may have been delayed on its way to launch, the phone with a rather unique form factor was on hand at Computex. It’s still very much the same device we first saw at Mobile World Congress, but spent a bit more time getting to know the device in its current state. …