Verizon's Motorola Droid price and release date confirmed
After weeks of buzz, Verizon Wireless today officially took the wraps off the Droid, a smartphone built by Motorola and powered by Google’s Android 2.0 operating system, by confirming the new phone will hit stores on November 6. See full article.
Disney launching iPhone, iPod touch applications
Walt Disney Co is launching free iPhone and iPod touch applications, giving fans access to Disney content and interactive features anywhere. Disney.com, part of the Disney Interactive Media Group, said it will offer users of the popular Apple Inc devices items like the new Click2Life feature that lets fans take pictures of images from the Disney.com Web site, and eventually in the physical world, and unlock exclusive content. See full article.
Crucial holiday season arrives for video game industry
The holiday season is crunch time for video game publishers, who are pinning their hopes on a slew of big releases to make up for lackluster sales this year. Price cuts from home console makers Nintendo Co, Microsoft Corp and Sony Corp had been expected to help boost software sales, but the results have been less than heartening so far. See full article.
Motorola Droid: First Android Phone with Google's Navigation App
Google has publicly dished on its new turn-by-direction service, Google Navigation, which will be available on Android 2.0 mobile devices. The app is currently in beta and is based on Google Maps data. See full article.