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AC 310 turns your dollar note into a battlefield

02/18/2011, The folks over at Crunch Gear recently met up with Jeroen Mol, a developer at BeyondReality and shot a video demonstration of their upcoming Augmented Reality game – AC 130. Slated to arrive on Android phones later this month, this airplane shooter puts...

HTC Desire HD caught running on Android 3.0 Honeycomb

02/18/2011, We all know that Android 3.0 Honeycomb is the tablet-optimized version of Google’s mobile operating system, but that doesn’t mean someone smart and slick enough isn’t able to do wonders with it – check out said version of the OS...

QuickOffice suite for Android ready for Honeycomb

02/18/2011, If you love QuickOffice, then chances are you would have an app of it running on your Android-powered tablet. What happens, however, when current tablets start to upgrade to Android 3.0 Honeycomb down the road? Will your software become obsolete? Nay,...

Motorola Atrix 4G in stores next Tuesday

02/18/2011, AT&T has officially confirmed through a tweet that the Motorola Atrix 4G will be in stores next Tuesday, February 22. Great news for everybody who has been looking out for this Android phone/laptop. So if you’ve already pre-ordered the device,...

HTC Desire to get Gingerbread update in the near future

02/17/2011, Great news for HTC Desire family owners – it has been reported HTC will be releasing the Gingerbread (Android 2.3/2.4) update for the HTC Desire family after the new Desire S goes on sale. Wow it hasn’t been officially announced by HTC, the...

PlayOn now supports Android

02/17/2011, PlayOn, the video streaming service from MediaMall Technologies is now officially supported on Android devices. The service that lets you stream content from Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Video on Demand, TBS, CBS, PBS, CNN, Comedy Central, Cartoon Network, Adult...

Motorola Xoom Android tablet manual leaked online

02/17/2011, Wanted to know everything you ever wanted to know about Motorola’s upcoming Xoom Android tablet? Well almost everything, at least – the folks over at Droid-Life managed to get their hands on the user manual for the Motorola Xoom and were kind...

Pantech Vega S Smartphone to be released in Korea

02/17/2011, Pantech are a company known for budget phones over here, but recently they’ve decided to move on into making high-end Android handsets, and their latest device to be released in Korea looks pretty sweet. Called the Vega S IM-A730S, the phone packs a...

Xperia Play price unveiled?

02/17/2011, The folks over at theGamerBuzz recently discovered a contest on Facebook offering the Xperia Play up for grabs (PlayStation Phone for those of you still out of the loop) and might have uncovered the price of the Xperia Play at the same time. In the rules...

Virgin Mobile introduces Android 2.2 to Samsung Intercept

02/16/2011, Virgin Mobile USA has some good news for its Samsung Intercept owners – they carrier will be rolling out their Android 2.2 Froyo update sometime early this spring, which could point towards March 25 thereabouts according to whispers on the ground....

HTC Flyer Android tablet on sale at Amazon Germany

02/16/2011, HTC’s debut tablet, the HTC Flyer is has found its way online to Amazon Germany’s online store and has been given a price tag. The Android tablet will cost you 699 Euros ($904) which is pretty pricey after a direct conversion. Chances are it...

AmberWatch SafeText keeps you informed of your children’s texts

02/16/2011, Protext Mobility has just announced the launch of their new app for Android devices called SafeText. The aim of the app? To enable and empower parents with an “easy to use, robust set of tools and features designed to help and protect and manage...

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...

Ice Cream Sandwich a combination of Gingerbread and Honeycomb?

02/15/2011, What happens when you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place? How about, out of the fire and into the frying pan? Both adages are pretty negative expressions, since it also means “Heads I win, tails you lose”. Well, here’s some...