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  • Skype Video for Android ready & waiting on Verizon

    Word on the street is that Skype has finished testing it's Video feature on Android handsets and is waiting for Verizon to distribute. The news came from a support reply to a query by Android user "Dmitri." The issue is that

    April 25, 2011 • Views: 2

  • SugarSync for Android automatically backs up images

    There's a new app which will automatically back up images wirelessly when users get near their computer. The app, dubbed SugarSync, automatically backs up any images, documents, and folders to all your computers. In addition,

    April 25, 2011 • Views: 3

  • Lenovo Android ThinkTab leaked

    Okay, it's not called that, it's called the Android ThinkPad Tablet. But don't you think ThinkTab is more catchy? Regardless of what it's called, details of the new Lenovo Honeycomb Tablet have been leaked. And Lenovo looks to be

    April 24, 2011 • Views: 8

  • Amazon promotes Android with app money

    Amazon is joining forces with Verizon to offer $25 to spend in the Amazon App Store for Android with the purchase of a Verizon Android Device. The promotion begins tomorrow and will run all week. The offer is valid only on

    April 24, 2011 • Views: 0

  • Skype takes action, removes vulnerabilities

    If you're following the scoreboard, last week we reported that Skype for Android had a vulnerability which allowed a third party to harvest a user's data without their consent. Skype replied that they were taking action, but

    April 24, 2011 • Views: 2

  • HTC Flyer preorders start Monday at Best Buy

    HTC Flyer fans, you're wait is nearly over. As we reported here, Best Buy is now making it official with preorder details and pricing. Beginning on Monday, April 25, 2011, you will be able to pre-order the WiFi version of the

    April 24, 2011 • Views: 1

  • LG G2X users reporting rebooting issues

    Users who have picked up the LG G2X at T-Mobile USA are reporting random freezes or reboots from the handset. Removing the battery or performing a soft reset is not solving the issue. And a full on hard reset does little to solve

    April 23, 2011 • Views: 6

  • Screen capture comes to the LG Optimus and G2X

    One thing that has been missing from the Android platform has been a fairly simply method to do screen captures. With the iPhone, for example, users only need to hold down the sleep button while clicking the hold button. Do it

    April 23, 2011 • Views: 8

  • Intel cozies up to Android, boosts shares

    In their first quarter shareholder announcement, chip maker Intel announced that they would be embracing the Bot by porting the Honeycomb Android source code. The move was welcomed by Wall Street as shares of Intel rose 7.8% on

    April 22, 2011 • Views: 3

  • T-Mobile G-Slate gets $100 earlybird discount

    It's said that good things come to those who wait. Well, sometimes it pays to jump in early. T-Mobile is offering a $100 discount on a two year contract when users purchase the LG G-Slate and data plan before April 27th. But

    April 22, 2011 • Views: 0