Category: Android News

Gameloft Debuts Block Breaker 3 Unlimited

Gameloft released the third iteration of their popular Block Breaker series this week, dropping Block Breaker 3 Unlimited in the Android Market.  Featuring stunning graphics and simple, old-school gameplay, this one is a definite bargain at a 99¢ one-time fee.  Features include eight game modes, seven locations, power-up, multiple ball and pad types, and climactic bosses! The level generator option lets players create their own boards, ensuring  [Read More…]

BOLT Browser Emerges in Second Preview Beta

It has been a few months since we last talked about it, but BOLT has emerged again in a second preview beta.  The slick looking and very fast web browser alternative has been updated with a number of enhancements and is available for download. New for this version are adaptive streaming for video, a social tab for sharing to Facebook, and general UI fixes and improvements.  If you want  [Read More…]

Rumors suggest HTC’s Runnymede and Bliss may launch as ‘Bass’ and ‘Rhyme’

New HTC device

We may be about to see two new Android devices from HTC, if there’s anything to the latest batch of online rumors. First off, the HTC Runnymede — reportedly a 4.7-inch device with Beats Audio support and a 1.5 GHz CPU — is to ship as the HTC Bass, according to a listing on the website of British retailer Handtec.

There’s no way of verifying this, but it suddenly makes a  [Read More…]

ASUS Eee Pad Slider Price Revealed, Launching Later this Month

Remember the ASUS Eee Pad Slider which was announced by ASUS at the CES 2011? It’s been almost 8 months and still no sign of the first Android tablet to feature a QWERTY sliding keyboard. During a media event in New York, an ASUS rep officially revealed that the tablet will hit the US market by the end of this month, and that the 16 GB version will be priced  [Read More…]

First Press Image of HTC Vigor Surfaces

We’re not exactly sure how they do it so often, but Pocketnow has obtained another handset press shot ahead of any formal announcement.  What you’re looking at here is the first real look at the HTC Vigor, an Android smart phone expected to hit Verizon in the coming weeks. Details are said to include a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 4G LTE support, and the HTC’s first HD (1280×720) display. Other  [Read More…]

Teddy Tumble Proves Laundry Can be Fun, and Very Dizzying

It’s pretty much a fact that people hate doing laundry.  It’s also an unwritten rule that teddy bears are to be viewed only as cute and cuddly.  But what happens when you combine the two?  You get Teddy Tumble, the 2D puzzle platformer, that’s what.  Spread across 90 dizzying levels of game play, your goal is to have Teddy collect the detergent balls and get out of  [Read More…]

Cheetah Sync delivers simple, stellar 2-way sync for Android and computers

Finding a good sync tool for Android is not easy. Many have come but few have managed to stay and please everyone. A new Android app known as Cheetah Sync has a nice chance of succeeding where others have failed.

Cheetah Sync wirelessly synchronizes files between an Android 1.6 or higher device and computer (Windows XP or later, Mac OS 10.5 or higher). Cheetah  [Read More…]

Motorola Admiral to Sport Sprint’s Direct Connect

Here’s a phone we’ve had almost no information on until now. We first saw a picture of the mysterious device back in July. Then in August, we saw its name leaked. But it wasn’t until today that the two would come together to form an identity which is: The Motorola Admiral. Thanks to an Engadget tipster, we now have a not-so-blurry look at the Motorla Admiral along  [Read More…]

AT&T to Begin 4G LTE Services on Sunday, September 18

Get ready to take advantage of your new, $ 700 HTC Jetstream tablet!  AT&T is just days away from turning on the juice to their 4G LTE network in five markets.  According to Fierce Wireless, the carrier is ready to launch in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio this Sunday, September 18th.  Speaking at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Entertainment & Communications conference, AT&T CFO John Stephens reaffirmed  [Read More…]

Video: GO Launcher EX updated with new transitions, bug fixes and more


I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again: GO Launcher EX is hands down my favorite homescreen replacement for Android. Not only does it offer a high level of customization and compatibility with top-notch themes, but the GO Dev Team provides a certain level of polish not many developers can best. Today, the folks at GO have released an update to their launcher that adds even more of that signature  [Read More…]