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Motorola Droid Bionic viral campaign underway?

07/21/2011, Viral campaigns aren’t new, if anything they’ve been quite popular of recent, but like most advertising campaigns, it’s hard to pull of perfectly. There needs to be the right element of mystery and tinge of annoyance when it comes to...

Skype now supports video calling on the Xperia Pro and Xperia Neo

07/21/2011, Skype for Android brought video calling to the platform not very long ago, and like a number of apps that have launched on Android – it wasn’t fully compatible with all Android devices (Netflix comes to mind). If you’re an owner of a phone...

HTC Wildfire S officially on T-Mobile

07/21/2011, The HTC Wildfire S was introduced at the Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona earlier this year, and now it looks like the phone is ready to hit retail outlets of a certain carrier very soon. T-Mobile has officially announced that it will be selling...

Fruit Ninja Free for Android now available

07/21/2011, Fans of the super-addictive fruit slicing game, Fruit Ninja, will be glad to know that they won’t have to fork out a dime to play the game on their Android phones. Halfbrick studios has just announced the launch of Fruit Ninja Free for Android....

Battle Realms game coming to iOS and Android in 2012

07/21/2011, Does anyone remember playing the RTS game Battle Realms, created by Liquid Entertainment some ten years ago? If you do, it seems that the company will be taking the Battle Realms game and bringing it to iOS and Android devices sometime in 2012. The bad...

Google Maps for Android has more 3D buildings

07/21/2011, Great news for Google Maps for Android users – Google has just announced the inclusion of 3D buildings for 18 new locations around the world. In case you forgot, last December Google pushed out an update for its Android Maps app that let users view...

BlueDrone RC car lets you control it via your Android device

07/20/2011, When it comes playing with remote controlled cars, instead of those huge and clunky controllers, how about a slightly more modern adaption of the RC car remote which uses your Android device to control it? If that sounds like something you could get on...

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...

Google to help HTC fight Apple

07/19/2011, HTC hasn’t been doing too well in its latest patent battle against Apple, with the ITC (International Trade Commission) ruling in favor of the Cupertino-based company in its initial judgment. In case you haven’t been up to date with the case,...

Droid X2 Review

07/18/2011, Droid X2 Review - this complete review of the Motorola Droid X2 covers the strengths and the weaknesses of this 4.3" Android smartphone