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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...

TiVo releasing new Android and iOS apps

06/20/2011, In the latest issue of the CEPro magazine, TiVo mentioned that it will be releasing additional companion mobile apps for Android and iOS devices. The company currently has TiVo remote control apps on those platforms, but it looks like they will be giving...

Huawei MediaPad Android tablet launched

06/20/2011, In Singapore today, Chinese electronics manufacturer, Huawei hosted the official global launch of its latest tablet, the Huawei media pad. Present at the event were Qualcomm, Gameloft, and Real as well – partners that worked together with Huawei to...

Apple vs. Samsung battle continues

06/18/2011, Back in April, Apple put on their boxing gloves and stepped into the ring with Samsung by accusing the Korean electronics manufacturer of copying its products. The legal battle went on for quite awhile, when in May, the Federal Court asked Samsung to...

Crackle streams free movies to your Android device

06/17/2011, Want to stream movies onto your phone but don’t feel like paying money for Netflix or any similar service? How about the option of watching blockbuster movies and TV series without getting into trouble with the law? Say hello to Crackle, the...

Motorola launches Milestone 3 (Droid 3) in China

06/17/2011, The Motorola Milestone 3 or better known as the Droid 3 in the US has been leaked a number of times in recent weeks: first in specs and images; and then in a tutorial video. Now it looks like Motorola is ready to officially unveil the phone to the world....

Mysterious Honeycomb tablet spotted in leaked Verizon ad

06/17/2011, A mysterious new Android tablet has been accidentally leaked online, according to the folks at Droid-Life. They stumbled upon a new Verizon advert on YouTube (which has since been made private) showing off a tablet that isn’t the Motorola Xoom or...

Sony Ericsson to launch Android NFC phones

06/16/2011, NFC (Near Field Communication) is an up and coming technology in the US but at the moment there aren’t many phones on this side of the world (it is huge in Japan) that can take advantage of it. Phones with NFC capabilities are only starting to show up...