Recent in Day: September 1, 2011

Twidroyd Is Dead – Long Live UberSocial

Sep 1st - Not sure how this one flew under my radar but popular Twitter app Twidroyd is no more. Seems the good folks at UberSocial have combined forces with the Twidroyd team for their own release of UberSocial in the Android Market. Rather than spending precious time and manpower on building their own Twitter app from scratch, ...

Your Next Android Phone – How Big Is Too Big? [Poll]

Sep 1st - A couple of days ago, we posted a story on the rumored HTC Runnymede that should be dropping soon and our readers immediately took to the comments section letting us (and HTC) know exactly how they felt about the device’s huge 4.7-inch screen. Late last night, Samsung unveiled their new Samsung Galaxy Note with its ...

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Apps of the Day: Marriott Hotels App and Shadow Cave

Sep 1st - I really do wish I could travel more. The dark forces of the world won’t allow me to break away as often as I’d like to, but I imagine having an app to book all of my travel needs would make it that much easier to just say “yes” (though I’m sure it won’t be ...

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OpenFeint Announces GameFeed to Make Android Gaming More Social

Sep 1st - OpenFeint is all about making gaming experiences more entertaining and more valuable for not only end users, but developers as well. That’s why their platform took off so well – who doesn’t like earning achievements and comparing them with their friends? (Thanks, Xbox!) That’s why they’re announcing GameFeed today, and if you’ve ever played Call ...

Motorola DROID Bionic User Manual Now Available for Download

Sep 1st - Here’s another piece of the puzzle leading up to an imminent September 8th launch of the DROID Bionic. A user manual for the phone has found its way online. It’s nothing but the boring, usual stuff you’d see in most user manuals – showing you how to add contacts, open emails and the like – ...

Nielsen: Android on 40% of US Smartphones, Windows Phone 7 Just 1%

Sep 1st - More numbers! This time, Nielsen has come to the bulletin board with their own numbers regarding smartphone operating system market share in the United States. It’s pretty much the same as it has been for a little while now – Android far ahead, iOS still holding a sizable second place lead, RIM hanging in their ...

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6 Unveiled

Sep 1st - Following a string of exciting announcements this morning, Samsung has also announced a new addition to their “WiFi” line of Galaxy S products. It’s the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6 and, as the name suggests, will be a 3.6 inch rendition of the PMP for those who don’t need a huge screen for multimedia. Inside ...

Samsung i727 Shows Up at FCC with 4G LTE

Sep 1st - Looks like AT&T will soon unveil one of the first LTE phones set to be launched sometime later this year. One Samsung i727 has passed the FCC and has those nice 4G LTE radios inside to take care of AT&T’s forthcoming “real 4G” network. Although only a few cities have coverage right now, AT&T expects ...

Google Gives Insight Into Nexus S’ Role on Final Space Shuttle Mission [Video]

Sep 1st - Wondering what those two Nexus S units were doing aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis on the final mission for NASA’s human-manned program? Google gathered up the souls who wanted to employ the Nexus S for the mission (and future uses) and had them talk about why they chose the Nexus S and what they’d use it ...

DroidDoes.com Terms and Conditions Reveal Droid Bionic Retail Pricing of $589.99

Sep 1st - Astute member of Android Forums thatguy188 used his mighty eagle eyes to pluck the off-contract retailing pricing of the Motorola Droid Bionic from the DroidDoes.com ‘Terms and Conditions’ page. Winners of the contest associated with the site could take home the brand new 4G LTE superphone, which is said to be valued at $589.99. Those who ...

Lenovo Announces the IdeaPad A1, 7-inches of Gingerbread for $199

Sep 1st - The 7-inch Lenovo IdeaPad we first caught a glimpse of after it moved through the FCC back in July has been officially announced at IFA. Perhaps the most surprising element of the new tablet is its price, which starts at a very affordable $199 for the 8GB model. Keeping in the tradition of sub-$200 tablets, ...

ViewSonic Brings Out the ViewPad Family at IFA, Details Revealed

Sep 1st - ViewSonic will soon be launching a few new Android tablets into the wild, and they took some time at IFA to go over what we can expect. Three models in total will hit shelves by the end of the year, with the ViewSonic ViewPad 10pro the first among the bunch. The dual-boot Android 2.3/Windows 7 ...

Toshiba’s AT200 Tablet Announced: 10.1-inch Display, Only 7.7mm Thick

Sep 1st - As expected, Toshiba has taken the wraps off of their latest Android tablet offering, the Honeycomb 3.2, 10.1-inch AT200. Measuing in at a mere 7.7mm thick, the Toshiba AT200 comes in as one of the thinnest Honeycomb slates yet, making even the anorexic Galaxy Tab 10.1 look like a whale. Tucked within the tablet is ...