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Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play to Drop on Verizon in Mid-April

03/22/2011, Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation Phone a.k.a. the Xperia Play is inbound – next month. A sony Ericsson product manager said the highly anticipated gaming smartphone would arrive on the Verizon network in “mid-April.” It’s not a...

Squeezebox Controller app for Android from Logitech

03/22/2011, Logitech did put their recently hired Android engineers to good use, having churned out a new Squeezebox Controller application for the Android platform. Basically, this app will play nice with an Android-powered tablet or smartphone, and being an...

HTC Thunderbolt Review

03/21/2011, HTC Thunderbolt Review - This complete review of the HTC Thunderbolt shows the strengths and weaknesses of the first 4G LTE smartphone in the USA.

Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble for patent infringement

03/21/2011, Microsoft has just been reported to be going after Barnes & Noble for using Android on their Nook tablet. Android, which has been alleged to infringe upon certain Microsoft-owned patents is the operating system used in the tablet and it looks like...

HTC EVO 3D and EVO View 4G specs leaked

03/18/2011, Two of HTC’s upcoming devices for Sprint have had their specs leaked, according to some reports online. Whether or not the specs are the real deal is yet to be confirmed, but from what was revealed so far, the EVO 3D will be the rumored HTC Shooter...

Amazon App Store opening next Tuesday?

03/18/2011, According to Wired, their trusted source has reported that Amazon’s app store will be launched on the Android operating system on Tuesday, March 22. The Amazon app store will be accessible as an app on Android devices, or through their website,...

Sprint Motorola Xoom pictured

03/18/2011, It looks like rumors about the Motorola Xoom (don’t miss our Xoom Review) Android tablet coming to Sprint are more truth than fiction. An image of the upcoming tablet has surfaced online – it basically looks like the current Motorola Xoom, but...

ZTE introduces Light2 Android tablet

03/18/2011, ZTE has just unveiled a new Android tablet that will be released later this year. The Android tablet will be called Light2 and will be the successor to their first tablet, Light. This time around it packs a 7″ (800 x 480) capacitive display, and a...

WiFi-only Dell Streak 7 arriving soon?

03/18/2011, Great news for folks who were hoping for Dell to release a WiFi-only version of the Dell Streak 7 – it looks like your prayers have been answered. The folks at StreakSmart recently discovered a WiFi-only mobile device from Dell that received WiFi...

Altek Leo A14 smartphone has a 14 megapixel camera

03/17/2011, Despite being known more for manufacturing phones for other companies, Altek proves that China can come up with phones of their own too. Altek has just released the Leo A14, a smartphone with a camera that can bite. Forget the 12 megapixel camera of the...

Skype completely removed from HTC ThunderBolt?

03/16/2011, When the HTC Thunderbolt was first announced, one of its main features was its ability to support Skype video calls. But as we got closer to the release of the device, Verizon mentioned that Skype wouldn’t be ready in time for its launch. And now,...

Samsung Galaxy Player officially announced

03/16/2011, The Samsung Galaxy Player that was first unveiled at CES 2011 in January has been officially announced today. The Samsung Galaxy Players are basically Galaxy S phones – minus the phone capabilities. It runs on Android, supports various multimedia...

WiFi-only Motorola Xoom Android tablet to arrive on March 27

03/16/2011, After being spotted in a leaked Staples’ advertisement, Motorola has officially announced the launch of the Motorola Xoom WiFi, confirming the spot on dates and pricing previously stated. The Honeycomb (Android 3.0) tablet that’s been...