Archive for September, 2010

Game Release: EA Sports FIFA 11 for iPhone 3GS/4, iPod Touch

September 30, 2010

EA Sports released FIFA 11 for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPod Touch (3G,4G) today. By now, any soccer fan, who also plays games, should know about EA’s FIFA series. The game boasts a multitude of features, but how does performance hold up? It’s a whopping 858MB and some App Store reviews mention...
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Sprint Samsung Epic 4G OTA Update Released! See What’s New

September 30, 2010

Sprint has released the much anticipated maintenance update for Samsung Epic 4G owners today. The update will fix battery drain issues related with WiFi and increase 3G upload speeds. If you recall, we posted about the slow upload speeds that many users were reporting the other day. Apparently, they were being locked into 150kbps...
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Samsung Continuum is a Verizon Branded Galaxy S Android with Dual Screens

September 30, 2010

Think Verizon’s Samsung Fascinate (Galaxy S) and its Super AMOLED display are hot? Check out Big Red’s future plans with this Samsung branded Android, purportedly known as the SCH-i400 Continuum. At first glance you may not notice, but along the bottom, directly under the main display, is a secondary OLED panel! The additional screen...
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Microsoft, AT&T to Unveil Windows Phone 7 Lineup Oct 11, Ship Nov 8; HTC Spark Pictured

September 30, 2010

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft and AT&T will unveil their Windows Phone 7 lineup at an NYC event on October 11. As you may or may not know, AT&T is Microsoft’s exclusive US launch partner for WP7 smartphones. The first wave of devices will be unleashed by AT&T the week of...
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Is the Sprint ‘Transform’ a Samsung Epic 4G sans Keyboard and 4G?

September 29, 2010

UPDATE: it turns out, the Samsung Transform is like a baby Epic 4G. It actually has a slideout keyboard and doesn’t have 4G. It’s a mid-range Android device with an 800MHz processor, and possibly a regular AMOLED display. It’s essentially the next version of the Samsung Moment. This should give those who aren’t looking...
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Get Star Wars Android Live Wallpapers from R2D2 Droid 2 on HTC EVO 4G & Others (Video)

September 29, 2010

Have you seen the limited edition Motorola R2D2 Droid 2 from Verizon Wireless? It’s a revamped Droid 2 with a complete Star Wars theme. The body resembles everyone’s favorite astro-mech droid, R2-D2, and even the software comes packed with some Star Wars fanfare. There’s an R2D2 boot animation that can be installed onto rooted...
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Life-size Android Robot Dances, Talks at Google Developer Day Tokyo (Video)

September 29, 2010

What happens when you combine a Google Developers conference with a tech-driven society like Japan? Well, a life-size Android Robot that walks, talks and breathes the Android operating system, of course. That’s exactly what was spotted at yesterday’s Google Developer Day Japan event. The guys at Robots-Dreams note, “two leading edge Japanese companies, RT...
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Sprint HTC EVO 4G Benchmarks After 3.29.651.5 Update; 50+fps, Touch Lag Fixed (Video)

September 28, 2010

HTC recently released a software update for Sprint’s flagship Android. This takes the EVO 4G from build 3.26.651.6 to 3.29.651.5. Although Sprint tried to downplay the release like it was a minor maintenance update, by only stating that it fixes some calendar and sync issues, the truth was quickly revealed. The update actually unleashes...
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T-Mobile G2 Android (US HTC Desire Z) Video Preview

September 28, 2010

The T-Mobile G1 is the grandfather of all Android phones and it’s become quite outdated as per today’s standards. It’s been out without a successor for 2 years, that’s almost an eternity in the mobile tech world, but finally, there’s an upgrade – the T-Mobile G2. Just like the original, this handset comes from...
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Android Game: Flick Kick Field Goal (iPhone, iPod too)

September 28, 2010

Flick Kick Field Goal for Android, iPhone, and iPod Touch isn’t the most challenging game, but it’s fantastic for anyone who likes to watch football. It gives you the opportunity to be a virtual place kicker. Gameplay is simple, but addictive: flick the football upwards with your finger and watch it sail through the...
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PCWorld Ranks iPhone 4 Good, HTC EVO 4G Better, Epic 4g Best in Top 10 Smartphones List

September 27, 2010

PCWorld, a global publication of computer and mobile tech reviews, has gone over the hardware and software of all the top smartphones currently on the market to come up with a top 10 list. Surprisingly, the Apple iPhone 4 finished third, while Android claims the top two spots with the HTC EVO 4G coming...
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Is this the HTC Merge? Newly Leaked Shots of Verizon Android device

September 27, 2010

BGR received a sweet tip today in the form of pictures of a never before seen Android device, at least not in such a polished shape. It has Verizon branding on it and comes fully loaded with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, which is leading people to believe that it’s the HTC Merge – a...
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FREE Android Game: Doodle Bowling (Video) (iPhone, iPod Touch too)

September 27, 2010

The doodle craze has taken the mobile gaming world by storm. It’s a simple, yet artistic style where the backdrop and elements of the games look like they’ve been hand-drawn or scribbled. In the video below, we play a doodle-fied sports game, called Doodle Bowling. The game is free (ad-supported) and is available for...
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Free Lightsaber Apps for Android: Lightsword & The Schwartz Unsheathed (Video)

September 27, 2010

If you’re a Star Wars fan, you have to admit it would be cool to wield a lightsaber. Well, there are two free Android apps in the Market that let you role play as Luke Skywalker or Darth Vader. “Lightsword” and “The Schwartz Unsheathed” (Space Balls reference?) bring you this ability by using your...
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Windows Phone 7 to Take Off November 8 in United States?

September 26, 2010

According to Windows Phone Secrets, WP7 will not be launching in the US in October. Instead, Paul Thurrott claims, via a trusted source, that seven will be launching the following month, on November 8 to be more precise. He also says Microsoft’s October NYC event has nothing to do with Windows Phone. Quote: I...
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