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Angry Birds for Android Goes Out of Beta

Angry Birds for Android Goes Out of Beta I just got an email notification from Rovio announcing that the full version of Angry Birds, which was previously available in beta version is now available in full release. According to Rovio, Angry Birds will be available for free, unlike the iPhone version which is available for $0.99. Why free? Because Rovio wants to make the game available for as many people as possible. While the game maybe free, when it comes to in-app ads though, unfor...

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Opera Mobile Coming Soon to Android

Opera Mobile Coming Soon to Android How many more browsers do we need for Android phones? Just recently, Firefox 4 Beta made its way to the Android Market. It was quite good. And there are many others like Xscope, Dolphin Browser and more. Do we need another Android browser? Well, for the Opera folks it seems that the Opera Mini is not enough so they are soon launching the Opera Mobile for Android. In case you're wondering what's the difference between Opera Mini and Opera Mobil...

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TweetDeck 1.0 Android App Released to the Android Market

TweetDeck 1.0 Android App Released to the Android Market Finally, after several weeks of hardwork, testing bugs and implementing feedback from beta testers, the TweetDeck folks are now ready with the final release of their Android app. TweetDeck 1.0 is now available from the Android Marketplace. It took them 11 releases before this final version was completed, so the results must be pretty good. And actually it is. We've downloaded the app and has been testing it for a couple of hours now and so far s...

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ZTE Launches the ZTE Light Android Tablet

ZTE Launches the ZTE Light Android Tablet Somewhere in China, a company name ZTE just launched its own 7-inch Android tablet called - ZTE Light. When it comes to specs and features, this Android tablet can very well match against the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab which is being geared as a stiff competitor to Apple's iPad. Actually, the ZTE Light and Samsung Galaxy Tab have some common features aside from the fact that both will be running on the Android OS. For one thing, both tablets su...

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Sprint Starts Selling the Sanyo Zio and Samsung Transform Android Phones

Sprint Starts Selling the Sanyo Zio and Samsung Transform Android Phones If you're planning to get into the Android fever and looking for an affordable handset, you might want to check out Sprint which just released two new very affordable Android phones. These Android phones are the Sanyo Zio and Samsung Tranform which are available for $199 and $99 respectively. The price comes with a 2-year service agreement and after mail-in rebate. Feature-wise, there's nothing really extraordinary about these two smartphones. T...

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Modu T Brew-Based Phone Announced, Modu W Android Phone Coming Soon

Modu T Brew-Based Phone Announced, Modu W Android Phone Coming Soon Somewhere in Israel, the lightest touch phone in the world as awarded by the Guiness World Record was given the official treatment. Modu, the company officially announces their 3.5G-capable touch phone - Modu T. With a 2.2-inch touch screen and external memory card that can support up to 32GB, this tiny smartphone has so many features of bigger phones in the market. Modu T provides web access, instant messaging, direct links to different social ...

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Leak: Samsung Galaxy Tab Pricing for T-Mobile – $399 On Contract

Leak: Samsung Galaxy Tab Pricing for T-Mobile – $399 On Contract Looking to pick up the Samsung Galaxy Tab when it becomes available on T-Mobile? If so, you are probably anxiously awaiting the day when T-Mobile decides to announce the pricing and availability of the highly anticipated tablet device. According to a leaked screen shot received by TmoNews, the Galaxy Tab on T-Mobile should retail for $399 on a new two year contract after a $50 MIR. In case you prefer the off contract route, the Galaxy Tab wo...

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Block Unwanted Text Messages with PrivacyStar Android App

Block Unwanted Text Messages with PrivacyStar Android App How many times have you received unwanted callers on your Android phones? One, two, three or two many that you've already lost count? If you often get this annoying experiences, "there's an Android app for that." Sorry about that Apple iOS fans, can't help but use that phrase. Anyway, the Android app is called PrivacyStar. Previously, PrivacyStar provides comprehensive and unlimited call blocking features. You can block individual numbers, entir...

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HTC Merge/Lexikon Rumored for November 11 Launch

HTC Merge/Lexikon Rumored for November 11 Launch Interested in the heavily rumored Verizon Wireless smartphone: the HTC Merge/Lexikon? Well Droid-Life is reporting a rumor that states the latest HTC smartphone on the Verizon network is expected to launch on November 11, a little over a month from today. We have yet to hear of an official name and price tag for the HTC Merge/Lexikon, but it would be reasonable to expect the device to sell for $199 on a two year contract. In addition, the ...

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Firefox 4 Beta Android App Arrives on the Android Market

Firefox 4 Beta Android App Arrives on the Android Market Mozilla has just released the first beta version of its Firefox browser made specifically for Android phones. According the the Mozilla blog, the new Firefox 4 Beta 1 was built on the same technology platform as Firefox for desktop. This mobile version was also optimized for browsing on Android phones and has many of the features of Firefox desktop including Firefox Sync, Add-ons and the Awesme bar. Whereas previously, the  browser interface ru...

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Wolfram|Alpha Arrives on than Android, Cheaper than the iPhone Version Before

Wolfram|Alpha Arrives on than Android, Cheaper than the iPhone Version Before If my memory serves me right Wolfram Alpha was introduced in the App Store for around $10-$20. Right now, it's only $1.99. Same as the introductory price of the Android app which was released just now. Anyway, Wolfram Alpha for Android packs in the same features as the iPhone version, meaning the same computational knowledge engine that will either interest you or turn you off as too complex for an app. One nice feature of the Android app is the...

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Motorola Launches the World Phone DROID PRO, Runs Android 2.2

Motorola Launches the World Phone DROID PRO, Runs Android 2.2 Motorola has just launched its latest Android phone to the surprise of many due to several reasons. But before we go into that, let us just tell you that the phone we are talking about is called - Motorola DROID PRO. This new Android Phone is being geared both as a business and personal smartphone.  In fact Motorola dubs it as their first Android-based smartphone optimized for business use. And what comes into our minds when we hear about busin...

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Wolfram|Alpha Arrives on than Android, Cheaper than the iPhone Version Before

Wolfram|Alpha Arrives on than Android, Cheaper than the iPhone Version Before If my memory serves me right Wolfram Alpha was introduced in the App Store for around $10-$20. Right now, it's only $1.99. Same as the introductory price of the Android app which was released just now. Anyway, Wolfram Alpha for Android packs in the same features as the iPhone version, meaning the same computational knowledge engine that will either interest you or turn you off as too complex for an app. One nice feature of the Android app is the...

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Android is Now the Most Popular OS, At Least Among New Smartphone Owners

Android is Now the Most Popular OS, At Least Among New Smartphone Owners Put one score to Google on this slowly heating up smartphone OS war between Apple and Google as new report from Nielsen show that Google Android OS is now the most popular OS among people who bought a smartphone in the six months. Apple iOS and BlackBerry RIM are slugging it out to take the second spot. Don't even think that such data does not speak so much about the adoption of the newly released iPhone 4 since it covers one full-month of iPh...

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Skype Android App Released into the Wild, Wi-Fi VoiP Only for US

Skype Android App Released into the Wild, Wi-Fi VoiP Only for US Today, Skype fans especially those who own an Android phone are rejoicing. Skype has just made its Android available in the Android Market. Like it's iOS and Symbian siblings, Skype for Android brings in VoiP calls either through Wi-Fi and/or 3G. When it comes to features, Skype for Android pretty much carries the same features as the Skype app in both iOS and Symbian platforms. You can make free Skype-to-Skype calls over Wi-Fi or mobile data co...

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Virgin Mobile Offers the Affordable Samsung Intercept, Android Phone on Prepaid

Virgin Mobile Offers the Affordable Samsung Intercept, Android Phone on Prepaid We have to give credit to Virgin Mobile for this one - offering a very affordable Android-powered phone, the Samsung Intercept on a no-contract, prepaid basis. This means that you won't be troubling yourself trying to stay within the limits of a postpaid plan monthly as you usage will be determined by how much credits that your Virgin Mobile SIM still has. The Samsung Intercept is available now for only $245. Now looking deeper into what this An...

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T-Mobile Adds myTouch to Android Phone Line-Up

T-Mobile Adds myTouch to Android Phone Line-Up Just a couple of days ago when the G2 Android phone was announced, here comes T-Mobile again adding another Android phone to its line-up. This time it's the T-Mobile myTouch, an Android-powered smartphone that supports 4G connectivity. This means that you can enjoy ultra-fast HSPA connection, enough to let you share HD photos and videos with ease, as well as do video chat. Also, with 4G connectivity, the new T-Mobile myTouch Android phone  will...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Teaser Page Lands on T-Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Tab Teaser Page Lands on T-Mobile Even though T-Mobile has unveiled its teaser page for the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab, a release date and pricing information has yet to be announced. The teaser page offers a sweet picture of the Galaxy Tab, some key information about Samsung's latest Android device, and a place where you can enter in your name and email address to receive information about the Tab. T-Mobile still emphasizes the fact that the Galaxy Tab will be availabl...

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Verizon Wireless Offers HTC Droid Incredible BOGA

Verizon Wireless Offers HTC Droid Incredible BOGA In an effort to boost sales of the HTC Droid Incredible, Verizon Wireless has announced a new promotion for the device. Similar to what is currently offered for the the Samsung Fascinate, the HTC Droid Incredible will be offered Buy-One-Get-Any phone free. Verizon has many enticing Android smartphones available (such as the Motorola Droid X, Motorola Droid 2, and Samsung Fascinate), making it hard to decide which Android phone to buy on Ver...

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Paid Android Apps Expand to More Countries

Paid Android Apps Expand to More Countries Google just announced that Android app developers from other international countries can now start selling their apps on the Android Marketplace. Android phone users of these countries will likewise get the chance to purchase this app directly on their phones from the Marketplace. While some users which use to get only free apps in their Android Marketplace managed to get around and grab some paid apps before, it only works for rooted Android pho...

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Google Revives Nexus One Selling Site into an Android Phone Gallery

Google Revives Nexus One Selling Site into an Android Phone Gallery Since Google has stopped selling the Nexus One a couple of months ago, it has decided to make use of the cool subdomain - http://google.com/phone for other purposes. The site has just went live again and now contains a gallery of  several Android phones available in the market so far.  According to Google, they want to make it easier for users to find and select what Android phones they are going to buy.  The site serves as an integration of...

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Beejive Releases its Expensive Android App, $9.99 to Mobile Chat

Beejive Releases its Expensive Android App, $9.99 to Mobile Chat What's the most expensive apps that you have installed on your Android phone so far? Are you willing to spend $9.99 to have an Android app that lets you access all your IM clients into a single app? If you do, well you might want to check out BeejiveIM which was just released into the Android Marketplace. This Android app supports major IM clients such as GoogleTalk, Facebook Chat, ICQ,  Jabber, MSN/Windows Live, Yahoo Messenger, and MySpace. A...

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Sony Ericsson LiveView Android Accessory Will Make You Forget About Your Phone

Sony Ericsson LiveView Android Accessory Will Make You Forget About Your Phone If you own the bulky Xperia X10 smartphone or any other relatively big Android phone, you'd be glad about what Sony Ericsson has just announced - the LiveView Micro OLED display. The Sony Ericsson LiveView basically provides you with a miniature external display for your Android phones. It connects with your Android phones via Bluetooth and lets you do some normal things that you'd do often on your Android phones - read Facebook updates, contro...

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As Expected Verizon Official Announces the Motorola Droid R2-D2, Available on September 30!

As Expected Verizon Official Announces the Motorola Droid R2-D2, Available on September 30! So the dummy units of the special edition Motorola Droid R2-D2 that started shipping to Verizon stores last week were really in preparation for the release of the actual Droid 2 R2-D2 smartphone. Yes, Verizon has just made this official by way of a press release announcing the availability of this smartphone that will definitely tickle the fancies of many Star Wars fans. The force will be with you on September 30 if you visit Verizon stores or ch...

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Sharp Launches Galapagos Tablets, Will there be Android Inside?

Sharp Launches Galapagos Tablets, Will there be Android Inside? They just continue to pour in. The latest Japanese company to join the tablet wars is Sharp which just announced two new tablets in 5-  and 10-inch iterations. Sorry if I will cause you to grinch, but believe it or not, these tablets will be called the Sharp Galapagos. I know it doesn't sound very tablet-like but hey, it's their product so we can't do anything about it's not so appropriate name. Anyway, the announcement was very vivid with deta...

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Special Edition Droid R2-D2 Dummy Units Appear in Verizon Wireless Stores

Special Edition Droid R2-D2 Dummy Units Appear in Verizon Wireless Stores In just six days Star Wars and Android will clash in the epic Motorola R2-D2 Droid 2 Special Edition smartphone. Even before the official announcement of the Motorola Droid 2, several rumors were circulating the Internet of a possible special edition version of the Droid 2. Since the official announcement of the Droid 2, which also mentioned the special edition Droid 2, many Star Wars enthusiasts have been anxiously awaiting the day the Andro...

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T-Mobile G2 Available for Pre-Order for Existing T-Mobile Customers

T-Mobile G2 Available for Pre-Order for Existing T-Mobile Customers In case you are interested in the upcoming T-Mobile Android smartphone -- the T-Mobile G2 -- then you are probably already aware that Best Buy and RadioShack have been taking pre-orders of the phone for the past few weeks. As of today, T-Mobile joins those two companies in allowing pre-orders for the T-Mobile G2. However, to take advantage of pre-ordering the smartphone with T-Mobile, you must be a current T-Mobile customer, as this is a spec...

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GPS Fix for Captivate Released While Froyo Update Remains Wanted

GPS Fix for Captivate Released While Froyo Update Remains Wanted Samsung has finally released an update to fix the GPS issue of the Captivate, a Samsung Galaxy S family device which is also AT&T's best android deal. Some users of the Captivate have been experiencing the issue with GPS ever since the phone was launched back in July this year. Let's hope the update puts to rest the complains of no or little GPS connectivity. The update will also bring other goodies, like full version of QuickOffice, impro...

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