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Samsung Indulge launched on Cricket Communications today

06/07/2011, Folks who are on Cricket Communications, we have some great news for you. The carrier has just announced that the Samsung Indulge (SCH-r915) to be available on Cricket’s network starting today. The Indulge will be the first Samsung Android device to...

Google Android malware alarm bells go a-ringing

06/06/2011, The Android operating system for tablets as well as smartphones might be an open platform, and along with it comes its own set of pros and cons – where the latter would include malware. Just under a week saw Google remove more than a couple of dozen...

Afterburner overclocking utility for Android from MSI

06/05/2011, MSI has just showed off their Android overclocking utility known as the Afterburner, where it was co-developed by MSI and well-known software programmer “Nick Connors”. The new Afterburner utility will allow Android-based smartphones as well...

Motorola blames bad Android apps for 70% of smartphone returns

06/03/2011, In a recent statement made by Motorola Mobility’s CEO, Sanjay Jha, he said that 70% of smartphones that are returned to the company has been due to apps that have affected device performance. Apparently customers who have been unsatisfied with...

The i’mWatch runs on Android

06/03/2011, Ever wished that all your devices were powered by the Android operating system? If you own an Android tablet and an Android smartphone, all that’s left for you to get is an Android watch! The folks over at Blue Sky Srl from Italy has decided to come...

Sony Ericsson announces 20+ games for the Xperia Play

06/02/2011, Just like the Nintendo 3DS, one of the things that prevented the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play from having a fantastic launch was due to its lack of titles designed for the device right from the get-go. But now, with E3 just around the corner, things are...

HTC EVO 3D available June 24 at RadioShack

06/02/2011, The HTC EVO 3D has been available for pre-order for quite some time now, without a confirmed release date, but judging from a RadioShack flyer discovered by the folks at Phandroid, June 24 seems to be the magical date the phone goes on sale. The dual-core...

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon Game Pack

06/02/2011, A couple of months ago, NVIDIA launched its own Tegra Zone for users to download Tegra-optimized games, and now it looks like Qualcomm wants in on the party as well. Qualcomm has just announced the introduction of the Snapdragon Game Pack – a service...

Notion Ink releases Eden 1.5 update for Adam tablet

06/01/2011, Remember the Gingerbread update that Notion Ink promised for the Adam tablet in late April? Well it’s finally here. The major update for the Notion Ink Adam started rolling out this Monday, and should be reaching everybody’s devices by now....

HTC Sensation 4G arriving on T-Mobile this month

06/01/2011, T-Mobile sure is stepping up its game despite reports of AT&T interested in acquiring the carrier – it looks like it still has a lot of life left in it. T-Mobile has just announced the launch of a new super phone on its network, this time it’s...

Facebook for Android looking for beta testers (updated)

05/31/2011, Users of the official Facebook app for Android will know that the app isn’t exactly the best Facebook experience you can get on a mobile device. Half the time, surfing the mobile version of the website on a web browser is usually better than with...

BaseBridge: new Android malware has been busy

05/31/2011, As smartphones start to be become as popular as desktop computers, so do the malware used to that attack such platforms. The latest one to hit the Android platform is simply known as BaseBridge. The malware is found in infected copies of popular Android...

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 5 seems promising

05/31/2011, The Samsung Galaxy S WiFi portable media players (PMP) were introduced to the world at the Mobile World Congress earlier this year. While the players have yet to make their way over to this side of the world, the folks at Mobile-review have already gotten...

Android 2.3.3 arrives for the Motorola Droid Pro

05/31/2011, Life is full of twists, turns and surprises, where some of them are unexpected, while the others might range from throwing a spanner in the works to actually helping you out when you thought that there is no further way to solve a particular dilemma....