Correct me if I’m wrong but, Boost Mobile will bring to the market the first pre-paid Android device. Up until now every Android device we’ve seen has been tied to a carrier that doesn’t allow you to use it as a prepaid cell phone. Hopefully this device will be a success and we will start to see Android handsets available on more pre paid companies.
Google released an update today to Maps that introduces a few new and exciting features. Now there are biking directions, you can share your location via Google Buzz, Facebook, or Twitter and there is a new navigation Icon you can place on your home screen. This update is for 1.6 and up devices.
Square Mobile payment is now available for Android. You can use this app to accept payment anywhere you are. You don’t even need a merchant to get started. Attach the Square Mobile peripheral to your phone and you’re good to go. This is a free app available in the Android market and the dongle may even be offer free as well.
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Another surprise packed into this compact version of the Pulse. In the video below the representative stated that this phone can have up to 15 different home screens and this is all done on the stock firmware.