Tag Archive: Mobile


Boost Mobile Announces $229 Samsung Transform Ultra for October 7

Following closely on the heels of the Samsung Galaxy Prevail, Boost Mobile and Samsung are back again with another Android handset.  Come next month (October 7) Boost Mobile subscribers will be able to pick up the Samsung Transform Ultra for $ 229 without contract.  Features include a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a 1GHz processor, 3-megapixel camera (rear), VGA front-facing camera, and 2GB microSD card.

Boost Mobile has taken a page  [Read More…]

Opera Mobile Receives Hefty Update to Fix Various Issues

If you happen to use the Opera Mobile browser for Android you’ll be happy to know it’s been updated and fixes quite a few issues. For those of you not familiar with Opera Mobile, it is an alternative browser that Android users can download for free from the Android Market, and while I don’t personally use it, some would say it has its benefits. You’re going to  [Read More…]

HTC is thinking about buying a mobile OS; webOS might get a third chance

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It looks like owning your own mobile OS is all the rave these days. Following Samsung’s unfounded rumors that it was considering buying webOS, HTC has now said that they’re carefully thinking about buying a mobile OS to call their own. The news comes straight from HTC’s Cher Wang, who said:

We have given it thought and we have discussed it internally, but we will not do it on impulse.Cher WangHTC

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US Airways Making Mobile Boarding Passes More Prevalent

In the world of travel, smartphones have become one-stop mobile travel agents. With a smartphone and an internet connection you can take care of just about any travel arrangement necessary (and unnecessary). That single device you own can be used to book everything from flights to hotels and can also be used to take care of everything in-between (directions, restaurants, bars and attractions). As more and more  [Read More…]

Rockstar Games announces Max Payne HD coming to mobile platforms (Android?)

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Rockstar Games sent out a press release for their upcoming Max Payne 3 videogame that will be launching in 2012. In one of the closing paragraphs of the press release, Rockstar announced that they will be giving the original Max Payne game the HD treatment, and will be releasing the game for mobile devices.

For fans looking for a new way to enjoy the classic Max Payne , Rockstar Games is  [Read More…]

NVIDIA CEO opens up on the future of mobile processors; reaffirms quad-core availability by Q4 2011

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In a recent sit-down with reporters, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang was, as usual, not afraid to talk some serious business. Huang opened up on the future of Android tablets, quad-core processors and NVIDIA’s continued role as a hardware manufacturer.

In the eyes of Jen-Hsun Huang, the future of a mobile processor manufacturer is a bright one. As of right now, Huang estimates some 100 million devices are in need of mobile  [Read More…]

Verizon Kicks of NFL Season with Updated NFL Mobile App

Verizon has issued an updated version of their NFL Mobile application just in time for the NFL season to kick off. The key feature this time around is the inclusion of live streaming for ESPN’s Monday Night Football, which gets started on September 12th with a double header (New England Patriots vs Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders vs Denver Broncos)!  Other details include demand access to NFL Films, videos  [Read More…]

PogoPlug Mobile Offers Unified Streaming, Sharing, Automatic Backup

Pogoplug has announced their first mobile-focused, multimedia streaming hardware product today, the Pogoplug Mobile. What does it do? Oh that’s easy… and awesome. It serves as companion to their cloud service and allows users to stream their music, movies, photos from home to an Android (or iOS) device. Pogoplug Mobile not only streams and shares, but the Auto-Import feature automatically backup all photos, movies, music and other content on  [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…]

Jumptap Mobile Hot Spot Map Shows Which States Are iOS Dominated

It’s sort of like the red/blue political map of the USA that you see on the news during presidential elections… but way cooler.

The good people at Jumptap have published what’s being called a mobile platform “heat map,” as it makes it easy to peruse the states in which certain smartphones and their accompanying mobile operating systems are most popular.

The blue states, as highlighted in the image above, showcase where iOS enjoys dominance within  [Read More…]