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Verizon Sold Out iPhone 4 Pre-orders in Less Than 24 Hours, Sold 250K iPhones

Here’s an interesting piece of information:

“Verizon’s iPhone 4 has beaten all Droids.” Here’re some amazing qualifiers:

  • The 8 month old iPhone 4 that will be replaced in 5 months.
  • It beat everything else in just two hours
  • Those two hours were from 3am to 5 …

87.4 Percent Users Using Android 2.x, Google

Google Android developers site has recently published information about the current distribution of the Android versions providing data about the relative number of active devices running a given version of the Android platform.

As per the data, “87.4% of the Android phones use Android 2.x, up from about 55% in July. 51.8% of …

Video: DROID “Pretty” Commercial: Dissing iPhone as “Digitally Clueless”

Herere a few pretty commercials.

Wow – what an avalanche of mash-art glitz. Great creative, plus a smart punch line “A phone that trades hair-do for can-do”. This iPhone/Droid battle is really the cutting edge in TV ads.

DROID “Pretty” Commercial: Dissing iPhone as “Digitally Clueless” [HQ]:

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Wifi Browser Login App for Android Devices

Wifi Browser Login app for Android will automatically detect if your WiFi connection requires browser login. It can be configured to either notify you or automatically popup a webview for you to login. Hence you don’t have to open a browser yourself. This is similar to the iPhone’s WiFi browser login feature.

Wifi Browser Login App for Android

Google Maps 5 for Android Gets ‘3D Maps and Offline Caching’

Google Maps 5.0 for Android is now avialable with two significant new features: 3D interaction and offline reliability. Google Maps now use vector graphics to dynamically draw the map on your device as you use it, allowing you to interact with it in new ways:

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Millennial Media ‘Android and iOS in Deadlock for Mobile Usage in November 2010’

Millennial Media released their monthly mobile device trends report “for November Apple led all devices manufactures with 25% of Millennial Media’s network with Samsung and Motorola coming in 2nd and 3rd with 17.3% and 15.33%, respectively. iPhone came in first place for the most used mobile device on the network with 14.28% and iPod touch …

Verizon Wireless Holiday’s Offers Includes ‘BlackBerry Bold, Curve, Driod Pro, Driod 2, Samsung Continuum’ and Smartphones

Verizon Wireless is offering a bucket full of holiday gifts. Customers looking for a great texting device or a smartphone can find the right device that suits their needs.

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“Upgrade yourself to a BlackBerry Bold 9650 or BlackBerry Curve 3G smartphone and not only get the largest and most …

Google Instant for Mobile for Android 2.2+ and iOS4 Device Now Available Globally

In November, Google Instant for mobile beta was launched in the U.S. in English. Today, Google Mobile team announced that we would be supporting additional countries and languages, and that Google Instant for mobile is now available in 28 languages and 40 countries worldwide.

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If you have …

Google Instant for Mobile for Android 2.2 (Froyo), iPhones and iPods Devices

Google Instant for mobile is now available for Android 2.2 (“Froyo”) and iOS 4 devices in the U.S. in English.

To try it out, go to google.com in your phone’s browser and tap Google Instant “Turn on” link beneath the search box (if you don’t see “Turn on” link, try waiting a moment …

Facebook for Mobile Hits 200 Million Users, ‘Single Sign-On, Places and Groups’ Launched for Android and iOS4 Devices

Facebook today said that Facebook for mobile now has 200 million monthly active users. To further, enrich mobile experience, Facebook announced major updates to both Android and iPhone apps, as well as with the launch of single sign on–a hassle-free way to log in to mobile applications.

  • Android 1.4 update includes Places …

Managing Android Devices with Google Apps using Google Apps Device Policy Application

Google launched a new administrative controls that make it possible to securely manage Android devices in Google Apps environment without having to deploy dedicated servers.

Now any employee with an Android device running version 2.2 – personal or company-issued – can access their corporate information while allowing admins to enforce data security policies …

Google Maps for Android Adds ‘Updated reviews, Search filters, and Latitude Real-time updating’

Google launched Google Maps 4.6, here’s a quick rundown of the features:

  • Place page reviews. Now, you’ll see that Place pages on Android Maps share same new design for displaying reviews as used by Place pages on desktop. You can see:
    • “Reviews from around the web” for highlighting sites that’ve …

Use Google AdWords Mobile Ad Strategies to Extend Your Reach On Mobile Devices

By 2013 it’s expected that more people will access the Internet through mobile devices than with desktop computers. Using Google Grants AdWords account, you can extend your reach and harness this growth to promote your organization.

In AdWords, you’ve access to a number of mobile ad formats and features. “Location extensions …

Google Instant Beta Arrives on Android Devices

Some select owners of Android devices, including Droid, Droid X, and Incredible, are reporting the arrival of Google Instant beta on Andriod devices.

A poster in the Droid Life Forum reported, “On my moto droid, on the google search page, under the search box, there is a …

Android Marketplace Now Has 100,000 Apps, Google Andriod Dev Team Said

Google Andriod dev team tweeted that the Android Marketplace has now managed to contain over 100,000 apps, something many analysts expected would happen in August.

The message simply said “One hundred thousand apps in Android Market.”

This puts Google’s Android Marketplace in a great position …