Recent in Month: June 2011

Cut the Rope Comes to the Android Market, Ad-Free for $0.99

Jun 30th - Cut the Rope has been available as a free download from GetJar since last week, but for those without access to the third-party app store or who would prefer a version of the game sans ads, look no further than the Android Market. The game was made available today at a price that won’t even ...

Yo Quiero Samsung Galaxy Tab? Taco Bell is Giving them Away

Jun 30th - Taco Bell, Pepsi, and Samsung are teaming up to giveaway the Samsung Galaxy Tab as part of a text-in-to-win promotion. Unfortunately, they aren’t giving away the brand new Galaxy Tab 10.1, but rather the original 7-inch Galaxy Tab. All you have to do is guzzle down a large fountain drink. Actually, you just need to ...

Sony S1 Smiles for the Camera

Jun 30th - When we directed your attention to a short video of the upcoming S2 tablet with Honeycomb, we overlooked Sony’s other Android tablet, the S1, which was also part of golem.de‘s hands-on. So here it is, looking mighty sexy if I do say so myself. If you were wondering how the curved stylings of the S1 ...

Dual-Core Motorola MT870 Headed for China

Jun 30th - Another variation on the dual-core theme is headed to China in the form of the Motorola MT870. It’s the second dual-core handset from Moto announced for the country, following the Milestone 3. That is where the similarities end (for the most part). The MT870 rocks an NVIDIA Tegra 2 clocked at 1GHz, a 4-inch qHD ...

Upgrade to a Nook from a Different eReader and Get 30 Books Free

Jun 30th - If you needed a good reason to jump into the NOOK bandwagon, this may be it. Barnes & Noble is giving every new NOOK owner – NOOKcolor included – a 2GB microSD card preloaded with 30 titles. In order to take advantage, you’ll need to show the cashier your old device at the time you ...

Sprint’s Galaxy Tab Getting Gingerbread July 5th?

Jun 30th - We’re not sure how many of you have dumped your Galaxy Tabs for the bigger 10.1 Honeycomb-enabled sibling, but if you’re still rocking one you’ll be happy to know that Gingerbread is on its way. It’ll be build number EF17 and aside from bringing you up to 2.3, it brings support for HD Bluetooth. It’s ...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 with AT&T Radios Hits the FCC

Jun 30th - Despite rumors to the contrary, it would appear that the Samsun Galaxy Tab 8.9 is just about ready to head our way as an FCC filing for the device has been spotted. The version listed here has AT&T radios inside, but that doesn’t mean this one’s going to AT&T – many carriers in Canada could ...

Samsung Galaxy Z is an “Affordable Little Brother” to the Galaxy S II

Jun 30th - Samsung’s hinted at this before and it’s finally here – variants of the Galaxy S II. The Samsung Galaxy Z was spotted on “Tre” (3 in Sweden). It’s being described as a little brother of the Galaxy S II, a device that’s supposed to be affordable yet still packs quite a punch. It’s said to ...

Netflix for Android Supports EVO 3D, You Just Have to Find the APK Yourself

Jun 30th - Wondering why the HTC EVO 3D isn’t supported by Netflix after its older, but weaker brother has gotten the goods? Well, it technically is supported, it just isn’t visible to anyone with an EVO 3D in the market. Users have reported downloading the unmodified .APK and being able to use it without fail. No root, ...

Team Win Finds Exploit for EVO 3D, Should Be Bringing Root Any Day Now

Jun 30th - Sure, it’s been a bit over a week since EVO 3D users have gotten their devices, but we can’t always get day one root. Still, you had to expect that some magical ray of light would soon shine down on us and deliver its gift of life to the roots of the device. The folks ...

Opera Mobile and Mini Get Bumped to Versions 11.1, 6.1, Respectively

Jun 30th - The folks at Opera were busy updating their Android applications this morning, as well, as both of their Android browsers have been updated. Opera Mobile, the full-fledged client-side rendering browser, has been upgraded to version 11.1 and brings with it a lot of major changes, including Google Voice Search and autocomplete support, the ability to ...

Verizon Debunks Waived ETF Exploit for Fee Change

Jun 30th - Looking to take advantage of a window that may have allowed you to get out of your contract before it expired without paying up? Guess again – Verizon’s not going to let that go over easily. This is in response to a story we reported on where Verizon was said to soon be increasing their ...