Windows Phone 7 Launch Confirmed for October 11 in NYC, T-Mobile to Join AT&T

October 4, 2010

We’ve been hearing these rumors all last month, but now it’s confirmed – Windows Phone 7 WILL, indeed, launch on October 11 at a Microsoft event in New York City. The event schedule states, “I would like to personally invite you to attend an exclusive Windows Phone 7 Worldwide Launch event.” Furthermore, AT&T will not be the only US carrier to show off phones, it appears T-Mobile will be...
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FREE Android Game: Rockin Roll (Video)

October 3, 2010

Puzzle games can help pass the time and some of them are even oddly relaxing. Rockin Roll, by SLB Software, doesn’t require much brain power, but it’s a fun puzzle game that you can get for free in the Android Market. In Rockin Roll, gravity plays a role as an endless sea of stones come falling out of three openings at the top of the screen. The idea is...
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FREE iPhone, iPod Touch Game: Sketch Nation Shooter – Awesome! (Video)

October 2, 2010

Sketch Nation Shooter for the iPhone and iPod Touch is a fantastic SHMUP, or shoot em up, game that incorporates the doodle or sketch look. Aside from the unique visuals, this game supplies a level creation engine that allows users to make and share their levels. You can customize the player, enemies, bosses, items and other elements of stages. It’s a lot of fun and actually, free for the...
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Tapfish Brings Unique SkyBox 3D Puzzle Game to Windows Phone 7

October 2, 2010

Tapfish Games has released a preview of their upcoming 3D puzzle game for Windows Phone 7. Judging by the concept and short clip, SkyBox could become quite popular among the puzzle-gamers crowd. The object of the game is to race against the clock in order to flatten the 3D cluster of blocks into one, compact mosaic image. You do this by rotating the scattered blocks on an axis until...
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T-Mobile HTC G2 Android has Serious Keyboard Hinge & Memory Issues (Poll, Video)

October 2, 2010

The T-Mobile G2, a US GSM variant of the Android-powered HTC Desire Z and CDMA HTC Merge, is a hot looking phone. It has speed, a full QWERTY keyboard, and resembles the widely popular Nexus One. Unfortunately, it seems to be suffering from some rather peculiar problems out of the gate. The hinge that allows the sliding action between the main body and keyboard is being reported as faulty...
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“Touch Gloves” for Use with Capacitive Screens like on iPad

October 2, 2010

At the Fall 2010 Tokyo International Gift Show, a company by the name of Alta introduced their line of “Touch Gloves” for capacitive screened electronics. They basically allow you to interact with displays while wearing a pair of gloves – perfect for cold nights in NYC. These would come in handy for devices like the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, a number of Android, and even upcoming Windows Phone 7...
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Android, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad to get 3D Movies via App & Screen Accessory

October 1, 2010

3D is here to stay, whether you like it or not. It’s become the norm to expect a new 3D movie release in theaters on a weekly basis, we find affordable 3D TVs on sale in electronics stores like Best Buy, and it’s even integrated with Nintendo’s upcoming portable gaming system, the 3DS. Well, you knew it wouldn’t be long for someone to figure out how to get 3D...
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Make Video Calls Over 3G & WiFi with Tango App for iPhone and Android

October 1, 2010

Not happy with Facetime, Qik, or Fring? There’s a new video calling app on the market (literally, on the Android Market, App Store too) and it allows video conferencing using the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 4th generation, and devices with Android 2.2 or higher. Feedback seems to be generally positive, but you can give it a go on your phone by downloading it for free from your...
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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 laggy or choppy gameplay. If true, we’re hoping EA will regularly update the game to...
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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 UP! That’s horrific for anyone who needs to upload media to social media sites. Anyway,...
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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 would serve to conserve power by being used as a “Ticker.” Think of the possibilities...
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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 November 8, which corresponds with a rumored time-line we heard earlier. At the NYC event,...
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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 to pay the $10 4G data a fee another option. Read more on the Samsung...
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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 Android devices, but today we’re covering the Star Wars Live Wallpapers (root not necessary). The...
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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 Corporation and Brilliant Service, teamed up to create what we believe to be the world’s...
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