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LG Mobile Digital TV takes interactive TV to a new level

04/08/2011, Remember the good old days when the television used to be called the “idiot box”? Well, it’s now 2011, and boy how things have changed since then. LG Electronics has just announced that they will be unveiling a new set of digital...

INQ Cloud Touch phones now on sale

04/08/2011, The so-called “Facebook phone” from UK has finally gone up for sale. After being previewed and then officially announced in February, folks in the UK can now get their hands on the device. This Android 2.2 phone packs a 3.5″ (480 x 320)...

Verizon releases Samsung Galaxy Tab update

04/07/2011, Verizon has had its hands full with the launch of new tablets on their network recently – namely the iPad 2 and the Motorola Xoom, but that doesn’t mean that they’ve forgotten about the Galaxy Tab. In fact, Big Red has just released an...

Unreal Development Kit will eventually arrive on Android

04/07/2011, For those of you who gave up hope of ever experiencing games of Epic proportions on your Android device – don’t lose hope. According to an interview Mark Rein, VP of Epic Games, had with Gamasutra; the Unreal Development Kit will be arriving on...

Samsung Galaxy S 2 won’t be delayed

04/07/2011, After yesterday’s rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S 2 being delayed due to a processor upgrade, it appears that Samsung has refuted such claims about a delay. While there was no official confirmation about the processor upgrade, Samsung has...

HTC Merge official press shots leaked

04/07/2011, The HTC Merge might be finally released soon. After being officially announced in February, the device surfaced again to pay a visit to the FCC last month, and now it’s being leaked again in official press shots. Though this time around – the...

Samsung Galaxy S receiving Gingerbread in a matter of weeks

04/06/2011, Samsung’s flagship Android phone, the Galaxy S, was promised to have Gingerbread (Android 2.3) by the end of March – but from the looks of how things have been it looks like the promise wasn’t kept. However, UK mobile carrier, Three has...

HTC Pyramid to be renamed HTC Sensation

04/06/2011, Apparently the folks over at Pocket-lint received some exclusive information concerning the upcoming superphone from HTC – the HTC Pyramid. According to their sources, the HTC Pyramid will be renamed to the HTC Sensation when it arrives in the UK in the...

Samsung Galaxy Prevail to arrive on Boost Mobile in April

04/05/2011, Samsung has just announced a new Galaxy phone that will be arriving on Boost Mobile. While the phone is called the Samsung Galaxy Prevail, it won’t be the same Galaxy S phones that Samsung has been rebranding for almost every carrier in the US. The...

Fring group video call beta now available

04/05/2011, If video calling just one person at once isn’t your idea of a video call, how does calling up to 3 other people sound to you? Awesome? Well, Fring agrees and they’ve decided to implement group video calling into their video conferencing...

Motorola Xoom and Atrix sales are disappointing

04/05/2011, While it didn’t really take an analyst to point it out, sales of the Motrola Xoom Android tablet and the Atrix 4G phone have been pretty disappointing. Pacific Crest analyst James Faucette recently revised his full-year 2011 revenue estimates for...

New Android Market leaked with Google Music and other apps

04/05/2011, A new version of the Android Market was leaked online and along with it are some new alpha and beta apps from Google. There’s the Google Music app which looks like a smaller version of the Honeycomb music app, and a bunch of other apps like Google...

BlueStacks allows Android to run on Windows PCs

04/05/2011, BlueStacks is an app that lets one run Android applications on just about any x86-based Windows-powered machine, which is also one of the more recent attempts to bring the benefits of a mobile operating system over to a traditional computing platform. For...

Samsung Gem headed to Verizon

04/05/2011, The Samsung Gem that was officially announced to arrive on US Cellular a few days ago will be headed to Verizon in the near future as well. Some photographs of the phone have been posted online, showing off the phone with Verizon badge on the device and...