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Dual-screen Android tablet to be unveiled by Sprint on Feb 7th?

01/19/2011, We recently caught wind that Sprint was notifying folks of a special event on February 7th that will introduce an industry first, though there wasn’t any mention of what will be unveiled. Now a rumor is going around that Sprint is actually gearing up...

Read newspapers and magazines using Kindle for Android

01/18/2011, While publishers have been reported still trying to work out a deal to get their magazines sold on iOS, Amazon has taken advantage of this fact and has introduced the newspaper and magazine subscription model in their Android app. Kindle users can easily...

Amazon to set their own prices on their own Android app store

01/17/2011, Bad news if you’re thinking of selling your apps on their upcoming Android app store – you don’t get the final say on what your app costs. According to a report online, you’ll be able to submit your app to Amazon with a suggested sales...

NASA releases Spinoff app for Android

01/17/2011, NASA has just released a new app for Android and it’s not the NASA HD App that’s been released on the iPad for awhile now. In case you didn’t know, NASA Spinoff is a publication that informs folks of all the latest technologies that have...

Disney to release smartphones

01/17/2011, When they said every Tom, Dick and Harry would have a smartphone in the future, they weren’t kidding. Disney Mobile has just announced that they will be unveiling a new range of Disney smartphones that will definitely be a hid with the kids and to...

T-Mobile puts up a page for its upcoming G-Slate Android tablet

01/16/2011, We recently caught wind of T-Mobile and LG’s G-Slate Android-powered tablet announcement and also saw the tablet pay a visit to the FCC. Now it’s likely that we’re moving slightly closer to the launch of the device as T-Mobile has put up an...

Music sync coming to Android devices?

01/16/2011, We’ve been hearing rumors of Google launching a music service of its own for some time and now a picture from an Android 2.3 device shows a “Sync Music” option in the device’s Google Account options. While there isn’t any official confirmation...

Telenav 6.2: AT&T Android Now, More Coming Soon

01/14/2011, Telenav has just announced the version 6.2 its navigation app that features improvements in many areas, but the most interesting ones are: Quick Search: this is a menu-less search that should make local searches faster. It looks more like a web search...

Verizon and HTC take top spot for Android 2.2 Froyo updates

01/13/2011, One of the major concerns for many folks out there when purchasing an Android-powered device is whether the manufacturer or the carrier will release the version updates after Google releases them, as we’ve already seen many Samsung Galaxy S users stuck...

Mini Samsung Galaxy S phone leaked?

01/13/2011, Pictures of a new Samsung device have just surfaced out of nowhere and from what we can see, it looks a lot like the Samsung Galaxy S, albeit smaller. It has been unofficially christened the Samsung Galaxy S Mini but we’re pretty sure Samsung will...

T-Mobile G-Slate/LG V-900 spotted at the FCC

01/13/2011, T-Mobile announced that they will be introducing some new tablets this year, and it looks like we’ll be seeing one of them pretty soon. The LG G-Slate which was introduced this year has just been approved by the FCC and it looks like it’s...

Spotify partner with Shazam to combine services

01/13/2011, Shazam, the music discovery service has just announced a partnership with Spotify, in a new deal that brings added functionality to Shazam. Ever since SoundHound became a free app, Shazam has had to step up their game to compete, and this new partnership...

Android robot toy plays music out of its butt

01/12/2011, This Android Robot Music Speaker is one cute toy that I’m pretty sure all Android fans would want to get their hands on. It looks like the official Android robot, except that this toy doesn’t have any legs – instead, it has a speaker...

Google Translate for Android gets Conversation Mode

01/12/2011, Google has updated and improved its Translate app for Android by giving it a new look and a Conversation Mode. The new mode allows two folks who are trying to talk to each other to speak into the phone, one at a time, and see the conversation translated...