Netflix Android app adds onscreen volume slider, Facebook integration (where available)

Tweet Now that Netflix is available on most Android devices and even sporting a fresh tablet interface, what’s there left to tweak? Plenty actually, and the company just pushed a new 1.7 version of the app that adds Facebook sharing and discovery in the countries where those features are enabled (read: not the US). Also new is a software volume slider for tablet users as shown above by Android...
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Gameloft fends off winter blues with dollar sale on Android Market

Tweet  The French game publisher already sprinkled 99¢ allspice on its iOS and Amazon Appstore titles, plus a two-for-one deal on the Xperia Play, but soon it’ll bring that volume-not-margin recipe to the Android Market too. Almost all of its paid titles will reportedly go for less than a dollar between December 26th and January 5th, so if you’re about to click ‘Buy’ on...
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LG Prada 3.0 sashays over to South Korea because Android phones are so hot right now

Tweet PRADA PHONE BY LG 3.0 BEGINS WORLDWIDE ROLLOUTMuch Awaited Designer Smartphone Arrives in South Korea Today, Europe and Asia in January Seoul, 28 December 2011: LG Electronics (LG) made its highly anticipated PRADA phone by LG 3.0 available to the public today in South Korea. The phone is now available to Korean customers and scheduled for the release in most European countries and other parts...
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Android and iOS share a merry little Christmas: seven million total device activations

Tweet  Google’s SVP of Mobile just provided us with another glimpse inside the horse’s mouth, claiming that Android scored 3.7 million new device activations over Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. To put that in context, Flurry reported that total Android and iOS activations on Christmas Day alone totaled 6.8 million. If we can accept a very high margin of error, and if we assume that...
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Android Market’s ten-cent promo moves into day 4 with Need for Speed Shift, Shazam Encore and eight more

Tweet  The Android Market ten-cent promo has moved into Day 4, once again offering up a fresh daily set of apps to celebrate the virtual venue’s ten billionth download. As of this writing, yesterday’s apps are still on sale (and still featured on the Market’s main promo page), but today’s sale includes titles like Need for Speed Shift, Shazam Encore, Farm Frenzy, Sentinel...
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Route 66 Maps + Navigation now available for Android users, augmented realists

Tweet ROUTE 66 Maps + Navigation Now Available in Android Market With Unique ‘Follow Me’ Augmented Reality Navigation• A feature packed mapping and navigation app for Android smartphones and tablets.• Unique Follow Me™ augmented reality navigation revolutionizes mobile navigation.• Unlimited access to maps for over 100 countries, on-board and off-board.• Free download via Android...
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Panasonic plans to go forth with Android to all of Europe this spring, North America is a definite maybe

Tweet  Have you been hoping to experience a Panasonic boom up close and personal, but found yourself in the wrong locale? The Japanese electronics giant wants to change all of that by expanding its Android lineup to Europe and North America, according to Nikkei. The company’s said to be in talks with a “major telecommunications firm” in Europe to bring several devices to the...
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Archos debuts Arnova 9 G2 Android tablet, offers Gingerbread on a 9.7-inch IPS display

Tweet   Archos’ new Arnova 9 G2 tablet looks to be the very definition of a mixed bag. It’s part of the company’s budget-minded Arnova line, so it will likely be relatively inexpensive (there’s still no official word on a price), and it packs some specs that range from decent to high-end, including a 1GHz ARM A8 processor and a 9.7-inch IPS display with a 1,024 x 768 resolution...
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Google rolling out music purchases to some Android phones, Music app to Google TV

Tweet   Just as Google promised, the Android Market is now slinging the tunes on select devices. Our OG Incredible’s already received the update and we’ve received multiple reports from folks rocking HTC’s EVO 3D. Just to give it a spin, we downloaded Busta Rhymes’ Why Stop Now — one of many exclusive free tracks — and in seconds it popped up in our Google Music...
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Netflix reveals new user interface experience for Android tablets, iPad counterpart coming soon

Tweet Netflix Unveils New Experience on Android Tablets New Tablet Interface Improves Discovery of TV Shows and MoviesLOS GATOS, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Coinciding with the first shipments of the Amazon Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet™, Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) today unveiled a new interface for Android-powered tablets that makes browsing and instantly watching...
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