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XOOM tablet rumored at $800; Sony Reader lands on Android

The Motorola (MMI) XOOM got everyone’s attention at CES this year, with sweeping rumors covering the news scene ever since. The latest wave of speculation comes by way of Engadget, which cites documentation from Verizon (VZ) and Best Buy (BBY), detailing the XOOM’s launch date and pricing. Both ... Full Article »

January 24, 2011 9:04am

Fresh Android Games for Jan. 24: Jewel Spinner Free, Space Rocks, Amnesia - Chapter 1

Today’s fresh games feature a welcome change in jewel-centric games with Jewel Spinner. If you want to move beyond Bejeweled wannabes, give it a try. Space Rocks delivers nostalgic fun and Amnesia arrives as a unique mystery game. Jewel Spinner Free (Free) Had enough of Bejeweled rip-offs? Me to ... Full Article »

January 24, 2011 6:33am

Fresh Android Apps for Jan. 24: Dream Cruise, Cricket Watch, Lovely Words

Sail away with Dream Cruise. Go “googly” for cricket with Cricket Watch. Or, say more with symbols using Lovely Words. These are the freshest apps in town! Dream Cruise ($1.39) Most apps make you more productive or they excite you with frantic gameplay. Dream Cruise takes a different tack. Chi ... Full Article »

January 24, 2011 6:17am

Rumor: Google readying Groupon competitor

A confidential fact sheet has been leaked from Google (GOOG) showing the early stages of a new service called Google Offers, a group-buying service prepping to try to cut into the massive marketshare of Groupon and similar services. Sources at Google leaked the document to Mashable, which has since ... Full Article »

January 21, 2011 12:34pm

Trapster attack affects Android users; HTC sales soared in 2010

More security threats Trapster, the popular speed trap alert app, may have inadvertently given up millions of email addresses and passwords, after being hacked earlier this week. The California-based Trapster sent alerts to all registered users, explaining that it’s likely their accounts have bee ... Full Article »

January 21, 2011 11:07am

Android App Video Review: Newegg Mobile

Online shopping has become a huge force in commerce and has singlehandedly redefined the computer industry. One of the leading online stores, if not the best, is Newegg.com. The store offers pretty much anything electronic you can think of. Well, that’s a stretch, but you get the point. Newegg has ... Full Article »

January 21, 2011 10:40am

Fresh Android Games for Jan. 21: Penguin Skiing 3D, HollyWood Empire, Plumber

Who doesn’t like penguins? Nothing suits winter better than skiing penguins and that’s what you’ll find topping today’s fresh games. Then, check out Plumber for puzzle fun and HollyWood Empire for a twist on movie trivia. Penguin Skiing 3D (Free) Guide your penguin down the slope in a ski ... Full Article »

January 21, 2011 5:58am

Fresh Android Apps for Jan. 21: Reader, Surf Canyon, HD Sleuth

Big companies continue to drop new apps into the Market. Yesterday, it was MasterCard, today Sony. Check out their Reader app for Android that lets you bring your Sony Reader e-books on the road. Also, just when you began to think there was nothing new in search, the fresh Surf Canyon app hits the s ... Full Article »

January 21, 2011 5:40am

Call your friends with WhatsApp Messenger Android app

WhatsApp Messenger is a fancy texting app that could save you some money on your monthly phone bill. The only trouble is that for this to work, you've gotta talk all of your friends into downloading and using it, too. WhatsApp Messenger is a service that allows smartphone users to exchange messages ... Full Article »

January 21, 2011 5:15am

Google's Android Market policing could affect Amazon's app store

Amazon.com (AMZN) is hoping to put out an app store of its own for Android devices with the capability of letting users shop for mobile apps on both their phones and PCs -- but it’s possible the app necessary to buy those apps might get bounced by Google (GOOG). Here’s the backstory: Google’s ... Full Article »

January 20, 2011 2:39pm


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