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Skype for Android hacked, does video on other Android handsets

06/30/2011, Skype for Android’s latest release apparently supports only a bunch of other handsets – the HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Xperia neo, Sony Ericsson Xperia pro and the Google Nexus S. Trust the ever enterprising spirit of mankind to hack said...

Background Check app now available on Android

06/30/2011, Thanks to the power of technology today, everybody’s meeting new people on a frequent basis. And while most of the time the people you meet will turn out to be just your regular Joe, you can never be too careful right? After all, it’s better...

iOnRoad App Wants You To Check Your Phone While You’re Driving

06/30/2011, Checking your phone while driving is a big no-no, and the activity has been frowned upon by handset manufacturers, network carriers and governments alike. This however does not stop people from attempting to send text messages, making phone calls, and...

Skype for Android does video calls now

06/30/2011, The Skype team is more than happy to announce that they will be making available video calls in the latest Android app, letting users share tender moments wherever they are – hopefully they are tethered to a decent Internet connection, of course. It...

ObscuraCam Is An Android App That Lets You Maintain Photo Privacy

06/30/2011, Have you ever had a crazy weekend, or a wild night out with the boys/girls and wake up the next morning to find twenty photos of you that have been tagged on Facebook? Untagging yourself might work, assuming of course that no one has seen them already....

Samsung Droid Charge with leaked Gingerbread ROM

06/30/2011, For those who have the intestinal fortitude, here is something which might whet your appetite – the Samsung Droid Charge’s leaked Android 2.3 Gingerbread ROM update, ready and waiting for you to install. Before you lose your head, do take into...

Facebook for Android problems crop up after update

06/30/2011, If you happen to own an Android-powered smartphone, then chances are quite high you would also make sure your Facebook account goes with you wherever your phone travels, thanks to Facebook for Android. Well, a recent update to the software (notching it to...

TechFaith turns iPhones and Android phones into motion controllers

06/29/2011, In an official press release today, TechFaith, a Chinese manufacturer has announced that it will be launching a new total motion gaming solution slated for release later this year through its 17vee platform. Not many details were released about the...

Gingerbread updates for Motorola DROID devices held back?

06/29/2011, If you happen to be a Verizon Wireless subscriber who owns one of the more recent handsets from the Motorola DROID family, here’s some news from you. Yes, it might be a heart-breaker, but as we all know, the truth can hurt at times. It seems that...

Shazam for Android receives major update

06/28/2011, Shazam has just announced a major update to its Shazam app for Android devices. Starting today, (after they’ve updated the app of course), all Shazam users will be able to use Shazam for music previewing as well as tagging purposes. Users who tag a...

Tag Heuer’s $6,700 Alligator Skin Android Offering

06/28/2011, Every now and then we come across a Vertu phone, which basically exudes luxury. However apart from its luxurious offerings, such as the use of precious metals and rare stones in its construction, Vertu devices rarely bring anything else to the table. It...

Google activates 500,000 Android devices daily

06/28/2011, Google has just reached a new milestone with its Android operating system. According to a tweet from Android chief Andy Rubin, the company is now activating 500,000 devices daily! That’s 100,000 more than the 400,000 announced a month ago at the...

T-Mobile officially announces the myTouch 4G Slide

06/27/2011, After teasing us with a Facebook update earlier today, it looks like T-Mobile has got an important announcement to make today. And if you haven’t guessed it already – yes, it’s the official announcement of the T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide. And...

Motorola and Sprint has mystery QWERTY Android phone

06/27/2011, When it comes to Android-powered smartphones with a portrait QWERTY keyboard layout, both Motorola and Sprint already have a model in the market – the Motorola XPRT. Perhaps that was an attempt to lure over BlackBerry die hards to a different...