Category: Android News


Sonic CD Prepares for its Android Debut

Here’s yet another blast from the past game port that’s sure to do well on Android, although not quite the throwback as R-Type.  Sega has announced that their classic 1993 title, Sonic CD, is coming to Android and other platforms in late 2011.  We venture to guess that many of you readers are familiar with the title that features Dr Eggman stealing Time Stones from the Little Planet, Amy  [Read More…]

Millennial Media: Android Leads All Mobile Platforms with 61% Share

The latest Millennial Media ‘Mobile Mix’ has landed today and it shows Android continuing its dominance over all other mobile platforms.  According to their ad network metrics, Android has grown 15% month-over-month and now has a 61% share of overall smartphone impressions.  Apple comes in at a distant second place with 21% of the market, down six points from the month before.  For whatever reason, the dip was  [Read More…]

No Galaxy S II for Verizon Customers

Samsung Galaxy S II

So, you’ve been holding off from upgrading your flagging device to wait for the blazing fast Samsung Galaxy S II. You thought you wouldn’t have to wait long, but then the release was pushed back to Q3, even though the whole of  [Read More…]

Google+ App for Android now Allows Users to Reshare Posts Thanks to a Much Needed Update

User feedback continues to play a critical role in the development and evolution of Google+. The Google+ team has done an excellent job thus far and they continue to improve not only the web client but also the mobile application. Today we see the fruits of such labors in an update to the Google+ app for Android. Version 1.0.6 began rolling out today, bringing with it the  [Read More…]

Droid Bionic again on video; boot animation available for other phones

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The long slog that is the Motorola Droid Bionic’s road to release continues. First up is the video you see above, which gives a nice look at the speed within the new Philblur UI, as well as the live wallpapers and transition animations. Pretty standard stuff, but it’s nice to whet the appetite some more.

And the boot animation is now available for installing on other devices, if that’s your thing.  [Read More…]

Leaked RUU Provides Hardware Specs, Image for HTC Kingdom

New details have emerged for the HTC Kingdom which confirm early rumors and specifications as well as provide new bits of information. According to a leaked ROM Update Utility (RUU) and its build.prop file, we can look forward to seeing this device in multiple carrier iterations. Sprint subscribers will know the device as the Evo Design 4G while Alltel subscribers can expect to see this guy as the HTC  [Read More…]

HTC Bliss Handled in The Wild

The folks over at XDA.cn have gotten their hands on some clear pictures of the upcoming HTC Bliss. The device is beginning to look like a cousin to the Wildfire S, with capacitive buttons and modest specs. Initial rumors give the Bliss HTC Sense 3.5, a 3.7-inch display, and an 800MHz single-core processor. With IFA coming up soon, we shouldn’t have to wait long to find out  [Read More…]

Samsung GT-I9250 aka Nexus Prime Receives WiFi Certification

The Samsung GT-I9250 received wifi certification yesterday meaning it does exist, and likely to be on schedule for a late fall early winter release. This is the device rumoured to be Google’s next flagship, the Nexus Prime, with a HD (1280×720) screen of 4.5″ or possibly even 4.65″ and a next-gen 1.5GHz dual core processor. Good news  [Read More…]

Verizon Support Page Brings Droid 2 Owners One Step Closer to Gingerbread

Motorola Droid 2 owners are now one step closer to finally receiving Gingerbread according to a couple of Verizon support pages that went live yesterday. It’s been a long time coming for proud owners of the Droid 2 patient enough to remain unrooted. Barring any unforeseen issues, an OTA Gingerbread update for the Droid 2 should be ready to roll out very soon. Software update 4.5.601.A955.Verizon.en.US is  [Read More…]

Sweeten Your Honeycomb Experience with HD Widgets

Looking to change things up with your Honeycomb tablet but find yourself turned off by the idea of rooting or lack of custom ROMs? We’d like to draw your attention to a new set of widgets designed specifically for Android 3.0+ called HD Widgets. Designed by Cloud.TV (Cloudskipper), the highly customizable widget pack is heavy on polish and detail yet light on the wallet. The 99¢ bundle gives users  [Read More…]