Samsung today has officially announced the availability of the Android-powered Galaxy Tab to the U.S. market in the coming months. Although, no definite release date was announced, what was more suprising about the announcement is the fact that the Samsung Galaxy Tab will be released not with just one U.S. carrier but four major carriers – AT&T, Sprint, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile.
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Arnold Zafra is a freelance tech blogger from Manila, Philippines. He writes for various blogs covering the mobile phone industry - including iOS devices, BlackBerry and Android smartphones. A self-confessed gadget freak, Arnold owns a Samsung Galaxy S3 and a Samsung Galaxy Note.
Aurora Feint, a popular game and app developer for iOS has just ann…
Slated for release sometime in October 2010, the HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z will be sporting a revamped HTC Sense interface. This will bring improvement on how users will capture, create, share and access multimedia content on both phones.
my6Sense is a social recommendation engine that suggests stories in your feed subscriptions as well as direct you to stories shared by your friends on various social networks such as Twitter, Facebook and Google Buzz. What makes this Android app interesting is the fact that it gives recommendations based on your “digital intuition.”
With Android 2.2, both LG Optimus One and LG Optimus Chic earned the honor of getting the latest Android OS upon launch. This also ensures that you’d get one of the fastest and smoothest internet browsing, web page loading and a slew of other nifty features that Froyo brings to Android phones.
FlightTrack takes its roots from iOS devices, having been one of the most download apps in the App Store. For its Android iteration, FlightTrack brings all the bells and whistles of the iPhone app with several enhancements to optimize the app for Android devices. As a flight tracker, FlightTrack gives you all the information you need for your flights including delays, cancellations and airport gates where you need to board.
At the rate the mobile phone manufacturers are coming out with their respective Android smartphones, it’s not surprising that several industry analyst are now forecasting that Google’s smartphone OS will soon overtake the current industry leaders such as RIM and iOS. Gartner is the latest analyst who made an interesting forecast about Android OS, saying that it will become the no.2 mobile OS by 2012 before finally conquering the no. 1 spot by 2014.
Finally, all rumors and leaks about T-Mobile and HTC’s follow-up to the first Android phone release, the T-Mobile G1 should now be put to a rest. T-Mobile has officially announced the coming of the G2 Android phone. In fact, a pre-order page has already been put up. So, if you’ve been waiting for this Android phone, stop for awhile, check out the T-Mobile G2 sign-up page and then go back to reading this post.
Only in its beta form, Rovio Mobile’s Angry Birds game for Android is already a promising game that could challenge Android game developers to come out with equally stunning games. I’ve enjoyed Angry Birds on my iPhone and iPad and very few would probably discount the fact that it’s probably one of the best games for both platforms.
For those waiting for a Samsung Galaxy S phone to arrive on Verizon Wireless, your wait is finally coming to an end tomorrow. Verizon Wireless has officially announced that the Samsung Fascinate which is actually a variant of the Samsung Galaxy S Android phone series will be exclusively available for Verizon customers starting September 8. To be available for $199.99 after the usual $100 mail-in rebate, the Samsung Fascinate can be ordered online tomorrow while on the following day, Verizon Wireless Communication brick-and-mortar stores will start selling the said Android phone.
Here we go again with yet another nice Android game. This time around it’s the free game called Bink. It’s a simple short-term memory game involving blocks of different colors. But mind you, the gameplay maybe simple but then after finishing the first level fast, the succeedings levels were no that simple anymore. Or maybe, the effect of the colored blocks have started to affect my vision.