Archive for July, 2011

Sprint Motorola Photon 4G available to purchase today

July 31, 2011

Just a reminder that the Motorola Photon 4G is available to purchase through all Sprint channels today. The Android 2.3 Gingerbread-powered handset costs $199.99 with a new/renewing two year agreement or $549.99 without a contract. The Photon 4G is Sprint’s first smartphone housing the Tegra 2 1GHz dual-core chipset. A rundown of some other...
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Colosseum hack & slash Android game (video review)

July 31, 2011

Gamevil, the folks responsible for Zenonia 3 and Baseball Superstars, released a new hack and slash game for Android, called Colosseum. You’re essentially playing the role of a gladiator and your goal is to fight through swarms of monsters and skeletons in an effort to reach the end of levels. The game, which also...
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Roboto platformer released for Android, iOS (video review)

July 29, 2011

A couple weeks back we previewed an impressive looking action platform game for Android and iOS, called Roboto. Well, good news, the beautifully animated platformer from Fenix Fire has been released and we decided to test out the gaming capabilities of the Motorola DROID 3 by filming a video review of it. Roboto is...
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Nyan Cat Live Wallpaper for Android (video review)

July 29, 2011

Nyan Cat, heard of it? The repetitive pop tart cat animation with crazy music has been viewed over 27 million times on YouTube, becoming a huge Internet meme in just under four months. Well, guess what? Now you can get Nyan Cat flying through space on your Android smartphone. Nyan Cat + Live Wallpaper...
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T-Mobile listed on Samsung Galaxy S II sign-up page

July 29, 2011

While AT&T (Attain), Verizon (Function) and Sprint (Within) have had their fair share of Galaxy S II rumors/leaks, T-Mobile has been noticeably absent from the party. However, Samsung recently posted a sign-up page for the US Galaxy S II and guess which carrier is listed under “carrier preference?” That’s right, T-Mobile is happily cuddled...
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AT&T ‘Galaxy S II’ slider is actually not a Galaxy S II variant

July 29, 2011

Looks like there was a bit of confusion over at BGR when they recently posted leaked images of a supposed Galaxy S II slider with AT&T branding. Apparently, it’s not a Galaxy S II model with a slide-out keyboard at all. It’s a completely different handset, so we’re not sure what to expect under...
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Star Chart for Android is free today

July 29, 2011

Today’s free Amazon Appstore Android app is Star Chart. Now you can have a virtual star chart in your pocket. Look through the eyes of your Android onto the whole visible universe. All you have to do is point your device at the sky, and Star Chart tells you exactly what you’re looking at....
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Sprint and LightSquared ink 15 year 4G LTE deal

July 28, 2011

Looks like Sprint finally admitted 4G WiMax isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be by inking a 15 year deal with LightSquared, and inevitably making the transition to 4G LTE. The deal will help accelerate the completion of LightSquared’s nationwide 4G-LTE network, Sprint will have the option to purchase 4G capacity from LightSquared,...
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Verizon Motorola DROID 3 Unboxing (video)

July 28, 2011

In this video, we unbox the Motorola DROID 3 from Verizon Wireless. You can purchase the Android-powered handset with slide-out 5-row QWERTY keyboard now from Verizon for $199.99 with a new/renewing two year agreement or $459.99 without. The DROID 3 also features a Texas Instruments OMAP4430 1GHz dual-core processor, 8-megapixel camera with LED flash...
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Jamie’s 20 Minute Meals Android cooking app is free today

July 28, 2011

Jamie’s 20 minute meals, featuring none other than “The Naked Chef” himself, is free today in the Amazon Appstore (normally $8!). The Android cooking-centric app offers 60 recipes in total from well-known chef Jamie Oliver, who’s famous for his cookbooks and TV shows. The app includes step-by-step photos, 21 videos, tips and a shopping...
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T-Mobile G2 Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update rolling out

July 28, 2011

The T-Mobile G2x unexpectedly came out of hiding the other day with Android 2.3 on-board, but now it’s time for the keyboard-equipped T-Mobile G2 (HTC) to get treated to some Gingerbread goodness. The Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update started rolling out to G2 users last night and will continue to do so in waves over...
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HTC Vigor benchmark reveals impressive specs

July 28, 2011

Benchmark results for the unannounced, unreleased HTC Vigor Android smartphone have surfaced and they happen to leak some impressive details about the device. While the device is supposedly out there, the benchmark could easily be faked, so we’re going to classify this as a rumor until we get confirmation. However, if this NenaMark benchmark...
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Is this the AT&T Motorola Atrix 2? (images)

July 27, 2011

The Motorola Atrix 4G is currently available on AT&T, but it looks like an upgraded version could already be out in the wild. A slew of leaked images of a mystery AT&T Android device just hit the Web and it’s making us wonder, could this be the Motorola Atrix 2? Not much is known...
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TouchPal keyboard to compete with Swype (video)

July 27, 2011

The now famous Swype keyboard has been around on multiple platforms, like Windows Mobile and Android, for a very long time. Swype basically enables users to swipe to input text, rather than having to individually tap out letters. In other words, you’re actually able to trace out consecutive letters without lifting a finger from...
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Verizon rolling out 4G LTE to more markets on August 18

July 27, 2011

After Verizon Wireless expanded its 4G LTE network coverage to 28 additional markets last week, you probably assumed they would take a break. That’s not the case, as Big Red just announced some more markets that are scheduled to receive the LTE treatment on August 18th. The coverage will be expanded to New York...
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