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Deal of the Day: OtterBox Defender Series Case for Samsung Droid Charge

OtterBox Defender Series Case for Samsung Droid Charge

When you think major protection for any smartphone, you think OtterBox. And the Aug. 26 Deal of the Day is the OtterBox Defender Series Case for the Samsung Droid Charge. It’s got three layers of protection — a thermal formed protective clear membrane, a high-impact polycarbonate shell, and a high-quality silicone skin. If that sounds impressive, it’s because it is. And you still have full access  [Read More…]

Google TV finally coming to UK?

 

Android Central

So Google TV might not have ever been the most popular product ever launched, but so far only the Americans have had the chance to play with it. The long wait could be at an end for us Brits though, as Eric Schmidt is expected to announce its arrival on UK shores in a speech this evening.

Schmidt is delivering a lecture at  [Read More…]

Qik Premium Service for Android Users

Qik Video has been around for a while now, allowing Android users to video chat and record/share videos for free right from their devices. Now users can enhance their Qik experience with the premium service formerly only available to users of its iOS counterpart. The new service comes with a free 30 day trial for those who prefer not to dive straight into another monthly  [Read More…]

Here comes Hurricane Irene: Charge ’em if you got ’em

Hurricane Irene

Here’s a quick no-brainer or two from your hurricane-prone pals at Android Central for those of you in the path of Hurricane Irene, scheduled to make landfall along the North Carolina coast on Saturday before making its way up the east coast and basically ruining everybody’s weekend:

Charge your phones. Now. Keep them charged. And once the storm starts, keep them off. You’ll likely lose power at some point, and there’s  [Read More…]

Google Docs App Enhanced with Web Clipboard, Other Options

The official Google Docs app for Android has been updated today, adding a few improvements including a new Web Clipboard feature. It’s now possible to take pictures with your Android phone or tablet and automatically insert them into a Google document. Additional changes include improved open and sending options, and support for 45 more languages. Head to the Android Market to download the free Google Docs app today.

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SoundHound and Spotify Announce European Partnership [Apps N’ Scraps]

Starting today, European SoundHound users who also subscribe to Spotify Premium will be given the option to ‘Play Now in Spotify’ after identifying a song through the SoundHound app.  From there, the app hands off the song to Spotify where it immediately begins playing and showcasing the artist, their singles, albums and more.  Should they not have a Spotify Premium account, the user will still be able to click the  [Read More…]

SoutherLINC Wireless Now Offering $149.99 Motorola Titanium

Atlanta-based SouthernLINC Wireless has begun offering the Motorola Titanium this week, essentially doubling their Android smart phone lineup.  Running Android Android 2.1 Eclair and featuring Push to Talk technology, the handset offers subscribers a 3.1-inch touch display, full portrait QWERTY keyboard, and 5-megapixel camera.  Before you scoff at the specs, consider that the only other Android phone that SouthernLINC sells today is the increasingly outdated Motorola i1.  The Motorola Titanium runs  [Read More…]

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…]