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Sprint launches Music Plus

04/12/2011, Sprint has just announced the launch of Music Plus – a music player, music library manager, ringtone manager and music store all in one app. For folks who don’t have an MP3 player or always leave them at home but have their phones with them...

Samsung Galaxy Tab (WiFi-only) on sale now

04/12/2011, One of the reasons about why the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet didn’t do so well in the US has been because of its high price especially because it was tied down to a contract, and for folks with tether-capable phones or no use for 3G on the...

Conspin Andi-One – the world’s first Android universal remote

04/11/2011, Android can be pretty much adapted to work on any sort of device – from phones to tablets and even car stereos, there’s one more to add to the list of devices – universal remotes. Conspin, a home theater and electronics manufacturer has merged...

Gingerbread coming to ThunderBolt and EVO 4G

04/11/2011,     HTC has been previously reported to have promised the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) update for their Desire family of phones. Since this included the Desire HD, people wondered if this included other phones similar to the Desire HD. In an email...

NEC Medias N-06C Android phone is slim, sexy, and Japan-only

04/11/2011, Trust the Japanese to come up with phones only for themselves – simply because their networks are different from the rest of the world, and because they can. The latest Android-powered phone that ought to catch your eye would be the NEC Medias...

16GB Motorola Xoom on its way?

04/08/2011, One of the reasons that the Motorola Xoom hasn’t been selling too well has been due to its high price – with the iPad 2 setting the standard price for a cheap, high-end tablet – not many people have been willing to fork out the cash for a tablet...

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...