Archive for May, 2011

HTC Sensation 4G Android coming to T-Mobile ‘by June 15′

May 31, 2011

Tonight, T-Mobile has announced the official release date for their upcoming HTC Sensation 4G Android smartphone. Unfortunately, it will not be released on June 8th like previous rumors and leaked information led us to believe. Instead, it’s “expected to be available by June 15″ through T-Mobile’s site and retail stores. Some Walmart locations will...
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T-Mobile: we have “sensational” news coming later tonight

May 31, 2011

T-Mobile just announced via Twitter that they’ll have some “sensational” news coming later tonight. They’re clearly referring to the much anticipated T-Mobile HTC Sensation 4G Android smartphone and will likely announce the official release date, which has been previously confirmed as June 8th. The release date and in-the-wild images of the Sensation 4G have...
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Sprint formally asks FCC to block AT&T’s buyout of T-Mobile

May 31, 2011

AT&T is still in the process of acquiring T-Mobile for $39 billion and it’s no secret that Sprint wants to block them. Now, the third largest wireless carrier in the US has filed a request with the FCC to deny the deal. For full details on Sprint’s stance, read the press release below. Press...
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Plants vs Zombies for Android hits Amazon Appstore for free

May 31, 2011

The Amazon Appstore is featuring one of their best promotions of the year: PopCap Games’ Plants vs Zombies for Android is free today. If you’re an Android gamer, you’ll want to pick this addicting title up while the deal is still good. If you’ve never heard of Plants vs Zombies, check out the description,...
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Shadowgun Kal-El quad-core game demoed on Tegra 2 Android Honeycomb tablet (video)

May 30, 2011

Last week, we posted some preview screenshots of an upcoming Android game, called Shadowgun, which is currently being developed by the folks at Madfinger Games. There will be a version for NVIDIA Tegra 2 based Android smartphones and tablets, as well as a separate version optimized for the incredible capabilities of Project Kal-El (Tegra...
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Samsung confirms Galaxy S III for first half of 2012 launch

May 30, 2011

In a recent interview, Samsung’s J.K. Shin confirmed that a third generation Galaxy S Android smartphone will launch in the first half of 2012. Aside from the broad launch window, other details of the Galaxy S III were not mentioned. Samsung has impressed the world with their smartphones as of late, particularly with the...
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ASUS Eee Pad MeMO 3D Android Honeycomb tablet with 7-inch glasses-free 3D IPS display (video)

May 30, 2011

Along with the Padfone, ASUS also announced the ASUS Eee Pad MeMO 3D, an Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet with 7″ glasses-free 3D IPS display. An identical tablet without the 3D capability was announced at CES earlier this year, which had a a dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm 8260 processor, capacitive stylus, 1.2 megapixel front-facing camera and...
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ASUS announces Padfone: Android smartphone with 10.1″ tablet dock, coming December 2011 (videos)

May 30, 2011

Thanks to an early leak, we were given a glimpse of the ASUS Padfone before it became official. Today, at Computex 2011, ASUS announced the innovative Android smartphone-tablet hybrid. Innovation is at the heart of ASUS design and the new Padfone reveals exciting new possibilities for mobile computing and communication. This convergent device combines...
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NVIDIA demos Kal-El quad-core Android gaming performance

May 30, 2011

Today, NVIDIA updated the public with the progress of Project Kal-El, their next generation Tegra chipset slated to arrive for Android smartphones and tablets later this year. According to NVIDIA, “Kal-El combines a battery-friendly, powerhouse of a quad-core processor with a 12-core NVIDIA GPU that supports 3D stereo.” In the video below, they show...
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ASUS PadFone images leak, transforms from phone to tablet

May 29, 2011

UPDATE: ASUS has officially announced the Padfone (videos). The folks at ASUS are clearly making some noticeable strides in the world of Android this year. First, they launched the sleek Eee Pad Transformer Android tablet at a relatively low price-point – it’s been flying off shelves. Now, they’re due to announce an innovative, new...
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Sprint Playbook hints HTC EVO 3D late June release?

May 29, 2011

After numerous rumors, we were convinced we would see the HTC EVO 3D during the first week of June. We even know it will cost just $200 with a new two year agreement. The earlier rumored launch could still prove to be true, as releases can often be a bit tricky, but there’s some...
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Verizon Motorola Droid X2 unboxing video

May 27, 2011

In this video, we unbox the recently released Motorola DROID X2 Android smartphone for Verizon Wireless. You can purchase it now for $199.99 with a two year contract or $449.99 without. Although it looks similar to the original DROID X, it now features more power with NVIDIA’S Tegra 2 dual-core 1GHz processor on-board. The...
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Abduction 2 for Android is free today (normally $2)

May 27, 2011

If you’re a fan of Doodle Jump on Android, you may want to grab Abduction 2, which is free today through the Amazon Appstore. The game would normally cost you $2 and it seems to have relatively high scores on the Android Market. Check out the feature-list below. Features: - Rescue your animal friends...
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HTC: we will no longer lock bootloaders on our devices

May 26, 2011

HTC has been flirting down a dangerous path by locking bootloaders for recent devices. Android fans have been outraged over HTC’s choice to lock out the upcoming Sensation and EVO 3D flagship smartphones. Well, HTC has listened to all the feedback and released this statement tonight via their Facebook page: There has been overwhelmingly...
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Google Wallet mobile payment system announced (video)

May 26, 2011

Today, Google announced a new mobile payment system, called Google Wallet, that may just change the way we purchase goods and services. Google Wallet is essentially an app that turns your Android into a wallet by storing virtual versions of your existing plastic cards on your phone. Payments are made simply by tapping on...
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