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“Acne cure” smartphone app developers fined

09/09/2011, If you have an app on your smartphone that supposedly cures your skin problems, we’ve got some bad news for you: you’ve been duped. The FTC has recently fined two developers for creating “acne cure” apps for Android and iOS. Called...

Motorola Droid Bionic receives teardown

09/09/2011, Whenever a new gadget is released, like clockwork, you can expect the iFixit gang to get their paws on it for their trademark disassemblies. This time it’s Motorola’s long-awaited Android superphone – the DROID Bionic. As usual, iFixit...

DROID Bionic extended battery doesn’t look too bad

09/09/2011, As we all know, 4G LTE technology is still in its pretty early stages, and at the moment it doesn’t play too well with today’s phones. Manufacturers are slowly improving how much battery radios use, but they’re still a long way off from...

Sharp introduces Aquos SH8298U 3D Android handset

09/09/2011, Heads up Japan, if 3D phones are your thing and the LG Optimus 3D and HTC EVO 3D just don’t cut it for you, it looks like another Sharp Aquos Android handset is headed your way, and this time it will be in the 3D variety with the Sharp Aquos SH8298U.

Sony shows off Honeycomb Google TV

09/09/2011, It looks like we’re going to get Honeycomb on our Google TV set-top boxes pretty soon. Over at the CEDIA event, Sony was demonstrating its Google TV hardware that has been updated with a near-release upgrade to Honeycomb. Judging by the pictures and...

Google Maps for Android updated

09/09/2011, Great news for people who love taking photographs and reviewing places they’ve been on Google Places. Google has announced a new update to Google Maps for Android that lets users attach photographs to their reviews in Places. The update which brings...

Vestel delivers Android gaming to your living room

09/08/2011, Granted, if you want a true blue gaming experience in your living room, either you go with a desktop computer that has been rigged out, or you might want to settle for a home console instead. Games on the smartphone platform just do not quite make the cut...

GameTanium arriving on set-top boxes

09/08/2011, Over a month ago, we covered GameTanium, a service that allowed users with Android tablets and phones to rent games for a fixed monthly fee instead of forking out hard earned cash to play a new game each time. Well it looks like Extent (the company behind...

AT&T releases Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 4G

09/08/2011, If you’ve been holding out from getting the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, we’ve got some great news for you. AT&T has just announced the launch of the Xperia Play 4G on its network – and this time you get the Xperia Play with the added...

ViewSonic and Acer to pay Microsoft royalties for Android products

09/08/2011, While Windows Phone 7 may not be doing as well as Microsoft had hoped, unlike Apple, Microsoft has been more or less content with sitting by the sidelines and try to make money off their competitors through royalties and licensing. One such example is...

Malata’s Zpad T9 is “first in China” to sport Honeycomb 3.2

09/08/2011, Android users in China will be pleased to know that a local company, Malata has put forth an Android tablet that will be running on the latest build of Honeycomb, version 3.2. Based on Google’s strict requirements for hardware manufacturers, you can...

Android Ice Cream Sandwich arriving in October at best?

09/07/2011, Google’s next version of their operating system would be known as Ice Cream Sandwich, where the launch date did not accompany its announcement at the Google I/O event earlier this year. Guess all of that is going to change now, as Google’s...