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Reebok Promise Keeper app uses peer pressure to help you stay fit

04/14/2011, Reebok has just launched a new app that attempts to help you stay fit through the power of social networks – and peer pressure. Called The Promise Keeper, you use the app to schedule when you plan to have your next run. The app will then inform all your...

EVO 4G unofficially gets Gingerbread

04/14/2011, The other day, a HTC spokesperson was quoted as saying Gingerbread (Android 2.3) would be arriving on the EVO 4G, though an exact date wasn’t given (Q2) and now it looks like the build could be making its way to your phone sooner than later. Some...

Verizon upcoming phone prices leaked

04/14/2011, The folks over at Phone Arena have managed to get their hands on what seems to be the price map for Verizon’s upcoming phones on contract. For folks who were eyeing the new phones arriving on Big Red this quarter, you now know exactly how much to...

Motorola Droid X2 boot sequence caught on video

04/14/2011, The folks over at Android Central have gotten their hands on what seems to be video footage of the Motorola Droid X2 starting up and loading its boot screen. The phone looks just like the original Droid X, but this time the phone boots up with a Motorola...

Rage won’t be arriving on Android anytime soon

04/14/2011, According to an interview with PC gaming legend, John Carmack, it’s going to be awhile before we ever see Rage or any of their titles making their way to Android phones anytime soon. The first thing that might pop up to mind would be – is it the...

HTC Sense 3.0 not arriving on older phones

04/14/2011, When HTC announced the HTC Sensation recently, they also showed off the latest version of HTC Sense in the promo video. Since the new UI looks pretty rad, someone sent a tweet to HTC asking them if the new sense would arrive on his Desire HD. HTC replied...

Verizon Droid Incredible 2 confirmed to be a world phone

04/13/2011, It was previously rumored that the HTC Droid Incredible 2 arriving on Verizon would be a world phone (a phone that can work all over the world) and now there’s solid proof of it being a feature of the phone. A recently spotted flyer/poster proudly...

Microsoft mobile browser speed test results are unconvincing

04/13/2011, At MIX11, Microsoft were showing off how fast the web browser on Windows Phone 7 was supposed to be. They pitted the iPhone 4 and Nexus S against a WP7 phone with the Mango update by running a HTML5 rendering test on all 3 phones. Unsurprisingly, the WP7...

Motorola working on a rugged enterprise Android tablet?

04/13/2011, A detailed Motorola slide recently found its way online and detailed Motorola’s plans for creating a new Android tablet. But this time around, the Android tablet will be more enterprise-oriented. The tablet packs a 7″ (1024 x 600) display, an...

Sprint Nexus 4G now up for pre-order at Best Buy

04/13/2011, If you’re looking for a pure Google phone with a 4G connection, you don’t really have many phones to choose from. It’s either the T-Mobile G2, the upcoming T-Mobile G2x or the Nexus S 4G on Sprint. Since the G2 is already outdated by...

Sony Ericsson bootloader unlocker launched

04/13/2011, Sony Ericsson has kept to their promise of providing an easy way to unlock their Android phones, and today marks the launch of the official bootloader unlocker website. The website that provides official instructions on how SE Android phone users can...

T3 Motion R3 dashboards to feature Samsung Galaxy Tabs

04/13/2011, T3 Motion Inc has just announced their new their R3 hybrid electric consumer vehicle prototype will feature Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablets in their dashboards. The economic hybrid vehicle will make use of the Galaxy Tab for GPS navigation, live...

Sony Ericsson launches its own Android Market channel

04/13/2011, Sony Ericsson has just announced that all Sony Ericsson phones will have access the Sony Ericsson channel on the Android Market. The channel gives SE Android phone users access to exclusive apps and games as well as a quick way to check for official Sony...