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Plants vs. Zombies for Android arriving on May 31

05/16/2011, Plants vs. Zombies has been out on the iPhone for over a year now and it’s still yet to arrive on any other smartphone platform. Well the reign of iOS is about to end! According to the latest reports, PopCap Games will be releasing Plants vs....

Modified Netflix APK works without rooting your phone

05/16/2011, Now we all know that Netflix for Android was launched only for a handful of devices and chances are, your phone isn’t one of the supported phones. Well, a workaround was discovered that enabled rooted devices to trick the app into thinking that it...

T-Mobile blocking 3G video calls over Gtalk on Nexus S

05/16/2011, One of the key features of Google’s latest update for Gingerbread on the Nexus S was the ability to hold native video calls through the Gtalk client. Judging from the latest reports – only users who use the app over WiFi can take part in video...

Samsung “Hawk” – Exhibit 4G arriving on T-Mobile

05/16/2011, Along with the leaked screenshot of the HTC Sensation and Samsung Gravity Touch, T-Mobile has got another phone up its sleeves that it’ll be launching on June 8 as well. Called the Exhibit 4G, this Android phone will feature a HSPA+ connection...

AT&T to release update that enables sideloading

05/16/2011, Earlier this month we reported that AT&T had confirmed they would be opening up their Android phones to non-Android Market apps. Well, we knew that it would be for AT&T’s upcoming phones, but we were unsure about their older devices?...

Vodafone introduces customizable 858 Smart phone

05/16/2011, Vodafone has just introduced another Android handset to its lineup of smartphones. Called the Vodafone 858 Smart, it’ll be targeted at people who are unfamiliar with the smartphone world and are looking to dip their toes into it with a cheap...

NVIDIA says next-gen Android tablets will be far better

05/15/2011, According to NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, it can be quite safe to assume that concerns and issues surrounding the initial batch of Android-powered tablets “have been largely addressed”, so that would mean nothing but good news for the next...

Google News brings “News near you” on your mobile phone

05/13/2011, Everybody loves reading the news, but sometimes people just aren’t concerned about things that aren’t happening around them. Well, Google understands this and has introduced a new feature for Google News users to get more localized,...

Motorola Droid X2 release date revealed

05/13/2011, The Motorola Droid X2 has been leaked quite a number of times now, and its full specs were revealed yesterday, and now it has been reported that the Motorola Droid X2 has been given a release date from Verizon themselves. According to some Verizon...

NOOK for Android app gets Barnes & Noble update

05/13/2011, Barnes & Noble has updated the NOOK for Android app, where it will pave the way for the tablet to access the largest digital periodical offering on the Google platform to date. With over 140 NOOK newsstand titles to choose from (these range from...

Xperia Play games not selling, Sony Ericsson not worried

05/11/2011, While the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (PlayStation Phone for those of you still in the dark) has yet to hit our shores, the Android handset has already been released in other parts of the world. But a quick check on the PSOne classic games being sold on the...