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New Android Opera browsers offer simplicity and smoothness

Opera Mobile and Opera Mini were just updated for the Android platform. After trying both, I’ve discovered that it's their simplicity that makes them so efficient. The layout of the home screen for the Opera browser is key. It allows for heavy customization and the icons appear across your displa ... Full Article »

March 24, 2011 7:05pm

RIM press release confirms BlackBerry PlayBook to support Android apps

Research In Motion's (RIMM) upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will support Android apps after all. There had already been much press speculation about RIM finally ceding to developers' wishes, and a press release today from MarketWire appears to confirm this. Still a major player in the smartpho ... Full Article »

March 24, 2011 4:26pm

Xperia Play gets exclusive (for a while) Gameloft game

After spending a little time with the Xperia Play at Game Developers Conference 2011 in San Francisco this month, I’ve found myself more and more excited for the formerly mythological PlayStation Phone. Sony Ericsson’s game-centric phone could really be a force in the mobile gaming sphere and be ... Full Article »

March 24, 2011 1:18pm

Is Color a revolutionary application or just a novelty?

A just released Android and iPhone app from Color.com is a new photo-sharing tool that streams images based on two layers: location and social. The revolutionary application of photo-sharing and consumption comes from Bill Nguyen, the brain behind the music service Lala, which Apple (AAPL) acquired ... Full Article »

March 24, 2011 9:43am

Fresh Android Games for Mar. 24: Rocket Defense, Rubber Bandy, Chapaev’s Checkers

Defend your nation (Rocket Defense), bounce the ball into the cup (Rubber Bandy), and play the old classic board game of the Soviet Union (Chapaev’s Checkers). Rocket Defense (Free) Do you have fond memories of Missile Command? Good news, you’re not alone. Rocket Defense puts you in charge of ... Full Article »

March 24, 2011 6:38am

Fresh Android Apps for Mar. 24: Firefox 4.0, Petanqistics, Nonprofit Social

Download a new web browser (Firefox 4.0), track your French outdoor bowling game (Petanqistics), or maximize your non-profit (Nonprofit Social). Mozilla Firefox Web Browser (Free) The mobile browser wars continue. After a beta, this app marks the release candidate for Mozilla Firefox 4.0 for Andr ... Full Article »

March 24, 2011 6:22am

The HTC Inspire 4G excels in speed and connectivity

Having just purchased the HTC Inspire 4G from AT&T, I can tell you that speed and connectivity were the two aspects that the developers surely had in mind. Social networking has greatly evolved to fit in the mobile format. The Inspire offers applications that allow your friends’ updates to be ... Full Article »

March 23, 2011 7:00pm

Motorola reportedly working on Android alternative OS

Motorola’s devices all run on Google’s Android right now, but that could be changing in the future. Reports say Motorola Mobility (MMI) is working on a web-based mobile operating system, and that it could be an alternative to Android. According to a story in InformationWeek, Motorola has hired ... Full Article »

March 23, 2011 2:11pm

T-Mobile’s Sidekick 4G finally sees the light

Move over Batman, Robin’s back. This spring, T-Mobile will debut the newest generation of Samsung’s Sidekick. The smartphone cult classic returns, combining past favorite features and enhanced superhero capabilities. While the Sidekick has been teen market-focused in the past, the new generatio ... Full Article »

March 23, 2011 11:07am

Amazon Appstore proves promotional prowess for Android developers

Amazon’s new Android Appstore may be promoting games like Angry Birds Rio in order to attract new users, but the third party market is also a marketing opportunity for app developers. Glu Mobile, for instance, is launching several game titles in the Amazon Appstore, including Diner Dash and Call o ... Full Article »

March 23, 2011 9:55am


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