Archive for October, 2010

Samsung Omnia 7 Gets the Teardown Treatment (Images)

October 31, 2010

As fans of smartphones, we like to see what makes our gadgets tick, which is why device teardown photos are so fascinating. Thanks to the daring souls at XDA-developers, the Samsung Omnia 7 was recently dissected and put on display for all to see and it actually revealed an unfortunate, but interesting tidbit. Any...
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T-Mobile HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 Priced at $149 on Walmart’s Site

October 31, 2010

We’ve seen several great deals for the T-Mobile HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 recently, even though it’s not due for another week or so, but Walmart is offering the most appealing price thus far. They’ve put up a pre-order page for the soon to be released handset and it’s priced at just $149.99. The...
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FREE Android Game: Droid Jump Halloween

October 31, 2010

Droid Jump is a popular Doodle Jump clone, but with the little green robot as the main character. The developers of the hit game, Electric Sheep, have actually released a Halloween edition, called Droid Jump Halloween, to help get today’s festivities off to a great start. If you’ve never heard of Doodle or Droid...
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‘My Little Tower Defense’ for Windows Phone 7 Released

October 30, 2010

Tower Defense games are perfect for devices with touchscreens because they allow quick and easy interaction to make for some enjoyable gameplay. If you’re the type who likes strategic defense games, there’s one called My Little Tower Defense for Windows Phone 7. As you can see in the video below, the graphics are fun...
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FREE Android Game: Bubble Blast Halloween Edition (Video)

October 29, 2010

It doesn’t look like we’ll be seeing a special Halloween version of Angry Birds for Android, like there is for the iPhone. However, Magma Mobile was kind enough to release a new version of their popular Bubble Blast series just for the sake of Halloween. The games called Bubble Blast Halloween and it has...
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Windows Phone 7 ‘The Killer App’ Halloween Short Film

October 29, 2010

Channel 9 is celebrating the Windows Phone 7 launch and Halloween with this “Killer App” short film. It’s a spoof on horror movies where characters are often killed after receiving mysterious phone calls. In this film, however, the killings are a result of downloading a Windows Phone 7 app. You may recognize Tina Wood...
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Verizon HTC DROID Incredible, T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant FREE at Best Buy 10/29

October 28, 2010

Best Buy is closing out its free phone Friday promotion tomorrow, October 29, and they’re going out with a bang with two hot Android devices. The Verizon HTC Droid Incredible and T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant, two highly rated smartphones, will be free at Best Buy stores and Best Buy online. The phones will only be...
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Android-powered ‘Dell Venue’ Hits FCC?

October 28, 2010

The Dell Venue Pro, a handset heading to T-Mobile, received plenty of attention at Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 launch event in NYC earlier this month. Well, it looks like Android fans will be getting a Dell smartphone of their own soon. A device labeled the Dell Venue, without the “Pro” attached, has hit the...
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Dolphin Browser HD for Android Updated to 4.0

October 28, 2010

Dolphin Browser HD offers many unique features that keeps it competitive among the various capable Android browsers. For example, you can swipe from left to right to access bookmarks and other options without having to leave a page, you can use gestures to navigate the browser, and there’s also add-on support. Today, the development...
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T-Mobile USA, Miami Heat Enter Multi-Year Partnership

October 28, 2010

The Miami Heat and T-Mobile USA have partnered up for a multi-year deal, according to a recent press release. “The sponsorship includes extensive in-game features, exposure on English and Spanish radio, in-arena signage, retail promotions, social media integration, and other online elements including Presenter of HEAT.com’s TV Companion.” Although fans in Miami are bound...
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Samsung to Announce “Nexus Two” Android on November 8? (Updated)

October 28, 2010

Android and Me is putting all its marbles in one basket by sticking by a rumor that Samsung will announce the “Nexus Two” at an event on November 8. They’ve heard the same report from multiple sources and they’re cautioning people to wait a couple weeks before purchasing any new phones, just in case...
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Opera Mini 5.1 Update for Android Coming Shortly

October 28, 2010

Opera Software just announced an update for Opera Mini 5.1. The mobile browser for Android has received favorable reviews, although still behind other, more feature-rich browsers. What’s nice about Opera Mini is that it uses server-side rendering to pre-load data before finally pushing it out to your device, which leads to blazing fast loading...
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Motorola DROID 2 Software Update Rolling Out Soon

October 28, 2010

Looks like Motorola DROID 2 users will be getting an OTA update pushed to their devices soon, as release notes (PDF) are already appearing on Verizon’s support portal. List of improvements and enhancements below. Improvements: * Improved battery life. * Heightened proximity sensor accuracy to enable faster screen response. * View the Weather widget...
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Sprint Gains 644,000 Subscribers, Loses $911 Million in Q3

October 28, 2010

Sprint is the third largest wireless provider in the US, but they’ve been struggling in recent years. Since this past summer, however, Sprint has actually gained some momentum with their impressive lineup of devices and blossoming 4G network. Their first two 4G-powered smartphones, the HTC EVO 4G and Samsung Epic 4G, have received all...
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Currencies Windows Phone 7 App Demoed

October 27, 2010

We’ve already mentioned Panoramic Software’s Calc Pro for Windows Phone 7, which houses a variety of calculators and unit converters into one convenient app. Unfortunately, it costs $9.99 and some of us might not need all those features. If you’re a world traveler looking for a standalone currency converter, then look no further than...
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