April 29, 2012

New Game: Death Rally Is Bringing Its Trademark Face-Melting, Metal-Crunching, Track-Exploding Action To Android, Available In Canada Now, Globally In March


  Update:  Looks like Remedy made good on its promise to release the game globally, albeit a bit later than anticipated. Either way, go ahead and hit the widget, international users, you can have it now. iOS got a head start in the mobile gaming arena, but as Android has skyrocketed to the world's most popular mobile OS, game developers have been migrating their hits to Google's platform. Now Death Rally is throwing its top-tier, top-down racer into the Android ring. The high-octane, … [Read more...]

LG Lucid 4G Official; Coming March 29th for $80


  After spending some quality time inside the rumor mill, it looks like Verizon is officially ready to allow the LG Lucid 4G to emerge. They’ve announced that the device will be on its way March 29th and will cost just $ 80 with a new two-year agreement. It’s a four inch device which has a 1.2Ghz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, a 5 megapixel 1080p HD camera, and Android 2.3. Don’t fret, though, as Verizon promises Ice Cream Sandwich will be in tow for anyone who buys the phone. … [Read more...]

Google IO registration opens tomorrow


Just a friendly reminder for all of you Android developer types looking forward to the annual extravaganza known as Google IO.  Registration for the 3-day event gets underway nice and early tomorrow (7AM PDT) and will likely end in around one hour's time.  If the last few years are any indication then the level of interest for the 2012 conference will be off the charts. Here's a quick, last-minute recap of what to expect and/or need for registration.  You can head to Google IO's website … [Read more...]

Phones 4U prepping a Samsung related event for 30 March, but for what?


  Something seems to be cooking in the UK: Phones4U, who had the pleasure of being the exclusive Galaxy Nexus retailers across the pond at launch have put up the huge advertisement below on their store windows in London announcing some Samsung related event for the 30th of March. Now, the question is, what could it possibly be? I’m quite certain it has nothing to do with the Galaxy S III, and so far no signs have pointed to an imminent tablet release. The curtains, though, seems to … [Read more...]

Panasonic Eluga gets March 29 release date in Japan, headed to Europe in April


The Panasonic Eluga, a pleasant surprise from Mobile World Congress, will launch on Japan’s NTT DoCoMo on March 29th, and it will soon find its way to Europe. Panasonic is hoping to crack the international market after a series of releases tailored for Japan. The Eluga provides their best bet with a ever-so-stylish (and thin) 7.8mm design and a spec sheet that features a dual-core 1GHz CPU, 4.3-inch qHD display, and NFC support. As with most devices released in Japan, the Eluga is waterproof … [Read more...]

GSM Galaxy Nexus Available March 21st on I Wireless Networks


Okay T-Mobile, what the hell? Your affiliate network is getting the desired Galaxy Nexus, but you have decided not to? That makes me sad. Well for those of you that have the I Wireless network, you will be happy to hear that you can get yourself a GNex starting tomorrow March 21st. I Wireless is an affiliate network to T-Mobile, which is why I was questioning T-Mobile at the beginning of this post. You would think T-Mobile would jump at the GSM GNex, but I guess they got their reasons not … [Read more...]

Cheezia: Gears of Fur Coming to Google Play Store March 21st


  Game developer Nordic has announced that Cheezia: Gears of Fur will be coming to the Google Play Store on March 21st. The game is a platformer where you take Manu the Mouse through unique and challenging levels to chase the ultimate goal. “What’s that goal,” you ask? Cheese recipes. That’s right, ancient and secret cheese recipes which have been stolen by a bird named Evil Kiwinel. Sounds a bit like — well, nevermind. The first six levels will be available free of charge, … [Read more...]

SportCaster 4.0 arrives just in time for March Madness tipoff


OneLouder, one of our favorite Android developers, has today released a brand new version of their SportCaster application.  Hitting the Google Play store today, it adds support for the NCAA March Madness tournament as well as a few other sport leagues.  In the event you are not familiar with SportCaster, the app gives users scores, stats, analysis, Twitter interaction, live commentary, and much more. What's new in SportCaster 4.0?  In addition to bug fixes and general performance updates, … [Read more...]

Verizon to reach 200th 4G LTE market this week, 8 new cities on March 15


  Verizon 4G is about to reach over 200 markets in the United States as Verizon plans for the rollout of LTE coverage in eight new regions on March 15th. Coverage will also expand in 17 regions currently enjoying access to Big Red’s next-gen network. New coverage will being in Dothan and Enterprise, Alabama; Naples, Florida; Greenville, North Carolina; Altus and Durant, Oklahoma; and Longview/Marshall, Texas. Expanded regions include Washington, D.C.; Elkhart, Indiana; Baltimore, … [Read more...]

Google I/O 2012 Registration Begins On March 27th At 7AM To The Tune Of $900 Per Ticket


  Back in November, Google announced that it would be moving the annual Input/Output (I/O) developers' conference from April 24-25 to June 27-29. We've all been waiting patiently for registration to open for the now three-day even since then, and Vic Gundotra announced earlier today on G+ that users will be able to register beginning on March 27th at 7AM PT. While it's good to finally know when registration will open, there is a bit of bad news. If you attended last year's conference, … [Read more...]

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