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VIZIO introduces VTAB1008 Android Tablet

06/22/2011, VIZIO has just introduced a brand new tablet to its VIA (VIZIO Internet Apps) Plus ecosystem. After making a name for itself selling TVs, VIZIO has finally decided to dip its toes into the Android tablet market. The company announced today the launch of...

Nokia N9 will run Android apps

06/22/2011, One of the major obstacles that new platforms have to face in today’s highly competitive smartphone world is the lack of an app ecosystem. No apps available for an operating system would be a deterrent for some people from adopting it – I mean,...

Sony Ericsson announces Xperia active

06/22/2011, In addition to the Xperia ray, Sony Ericsson introduced yet another phone to its Xperia line up. This time it’s the Xperia active – an Android phone with a rugged design to match consumers’ active lifestyles. With a small form factor that is...

Sony Ericsson introduces Xperia Ray

06/22/2011, At the CommunicAsia 2011 event in Singapore today, Sony Ericsson unveiled their latest addition to the Xperia phone line up. Called the Xperia ray, it resembles the Xperia arc albeit with a smaller display. The Xperia ray features a 1GHz processor, a...

Zipcar drops beta tag for Android app

06/22/2011, Zipcar Inc has just announced that its car sharing app for Android, Zipcar, is now officially out of beta. The app which has been around on the iPhone for some time now is now version 1.0 on Android. While it’s out of beta, there haven’t been...

New Android malware GGTracker discovered

06/21/2011, It sure looks like the need for an anti-virus/malware app for Android phones is ever increasing. Lookout Mobile Security has just posted on their blog a new type of Android malware they’ve discovered recently. Dubbed GGTracker, this malicious app...

pzizz lets your Android phone help you go to sleep

06/21/2011, Going to sleep comes easy for some people and for others – it’s quite a challenge. However, thanks to technology, we have solutions to problems like these. While the concept isn’t new, apps that help people fall asleep have been around for...

HTC ChaCha spotted with AT&T logo

06/20/2011, Just last week the HTC ChaCha was spotted at the FCC with approval for GSM 850, 1900, and WCDMA II and V bands: radios that suggested the phone was headed towards AT&T’s network. Recently, the folks over at Pocketnow.com managed to get their...

HTC Sensation Review

06/20/2011, HTC Sensation Review - this in-depth review of the HTC Sensation covers the strengths and weaknesses of this phone. It's a must-read for Android users

Google Movies now available on Motorola Xoom WiFi tablets

06/20/2011, In a tweet from the Official Motorola account, the manufacturer has confirmed that Android Movies is now available on the Motorola Xoom WiFi tablet. This means that Motorola Xoom users will be able to run the Android Market app and rent their movies just...