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Buy now, pay later for Vodafone Android users

08/22/2011, If you happen to be a Vodafone subscriber in Europe who are rocking to an Android-powered smartphone, then you are in for a surprise – the carrier will allow you to pay for your apps purchased over at the Android Market via your phone bill. This is...

Android virus does voice recordings on the quiet

08/01/2011, Who says that phones are safe enough to use that there is no need for anti-virus software? That might be true in the older days before color displays and Internet connectivity on the handset became the norm, but now, we have mobile operating systems that...

AMEX Digital MP-G7 Android TV Media Player

07/19/2011, AMEX Digital rolls yet another Android-powered device onto the already cluttered scene in the form of the MP-G7 Android TV Media Player, but as you can tell by the name of the device itself, this is going to be very, very different from yet another...

NOOK for Android app gets Barnes & Noble update

05/13/2011, Barnes & Noble has updated the NOOK for Android app, where it will pave the way for the tablet to access the largest digital periodical offering on the Google platform to date. With over 140 NOOK newsstand titles to choose from (these range from...

Android Fragmentation: a real problem, developers say

04/04/2011, Google said at the previous Google IO that Android is not *that* fragmented, but many developers -86%- (according to Fortune and 250 developers surveyed) think that Android fragmentation is a real problem. First, let’s provide some context:...

BlackBerry PlayBook to run Android apps

02/28/2011, A RIM (Research In Motion) representative has claimed in a video (which you can watch after the jump) that the BlackBerry PlayBook is capable of supporting Android applications, even though it runs on a QNX-based OS. This might just be the thing to ensure...

doubleTwist lets Android users stream media to game consoles

02/15/2011, If you happen to own either an Xbox 360 or PS3 (or both) in addition to an Android-powered phone, you might be interested to check out doubleTwist – a new app for Google’s mobile operating system which functions in a similar manner to that of...

Trillian for Android – ’nuff said

12/16/2010, We do remember back in the day where Instant Messaging (IM) started to pick up, and there were a fair number of players in the market like Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Messenger (now Windows Live), ICQ, AOL Chat, mIRC, and Skype, opening up so many programs...

Verizon’s Exclusivity On Bing For Android Ends

11/12/2010, If you’re looking for alternative search apps for Android devices, you’ll be happy to hear that Bing’s exclusivity deal with Verizon has ended, meaning that the Android search app is now available to all Android users and can be easily...

Yahoo! Messenger on Android gets video chatting ability

11/10/2010, Video calls using 3G technology has been around for quite some time already, but we rarely see people use that, as most folks seem to rely on voice-to-voice communications more. Perhaps it is because you need to hold up the phone and talk using a...

Angry Birds For Android Hits 1M Downloads In A Single Day

10/18/2010, By now mobile gamers should already know of the insanely addictive Angry Birds game, and the Android version was recently released. In case you’re wondering how the response was, the company has managed to generate a million downloads for the game...

Lego Mindstorms robots controlled via Android app

10/12/2010, Who said that your Android-powered phone isn’t as versatile as its iOS-powered rival? Well, someone decided to come up with an Android app that allows you to control Lego Mindstorms robots, thanks to the free Mindstorms NXT app. Of course, you will...

Yahoo Finance App For Android Arrives

10/05/2010, Android users who can’t tear themselves away from financial information will be glad to hear that Yahoo has launched its new Yahoo Finance app for Android, making it easier to access the information on Yahoo’s finance site. At launch the app...