U.S. Cellular Launching LG Optimus U December 13 for Free

U.S. Cellular has announced its plans to launch the LG Optimus U, otherwise known as the LG Optimus One, to its lineup on December 13th available in stores and online at uscellular.com. The cost…nothing. You’ll get it for free (after a modest $80 mail-in rebate).

The LG Optimus U features the following;

  • Android 2.2
  • 32GB MicroSD support
  • 2GB microSD included
  • 3.2megapixel camera
  • Wi-Fi
  • portable hotspot capabilities

Check out the full Press release for more information below.

Win a free Nexus S from Google

Want to win yourself a newly announced Nexus S? Well, thanks to the official Nexus S Twitter account, you can get just that.According to @googlenexus:

Want to win a Nexus S? We’ll release a seris of puzzles starting tomorrow at 9AM PST. Full details tomorrow, so stay tuned!

So here’s our suggestion: start following @googlenexus, like, yesterday. Get involved in the puzzles. Win yourself a Nexus S!

Update: The first puzzle has been released. The tweet is as follows:

Puzzle Challenge #1: Find the treat hiding in http://www.youtube.com/googlenexus

What are you waiting for? Go, go, go!

[via twitter]

Best Buy Offering Free Smartphones Through Holidays


Best Buy is now offering free smartphones throughout the holiday season within its Best Buy Mobile areas, as well as online. You’ll see at least 4 free smartphones (one from each carrier), where currently, they list fourteen phones for $0. You’ll see phones including HTC’s DROID Incredible and Sony Ericsson’s Xperia X10.

We were excited by the amount of consumer interest we received around our ‘Free Phone Fridays’ promotion in October, so we wanted to do it again only bigger,” said Best Buy Mobile’s president, Shawn Score. “People want smart phones and we couldn’t think of a better way to end the year for our customers than to offer free devices every day in December.

Great deals from Best Buy, as we’ve come to almost always expect.

[via Press Release]

SPB TV 2.0 released, now free of charge

SPB TV for Android has been updated to 2.0, and its price has been reduced from $9.95 to a big fat 0. The app gives you access to 150 channels of content, but no popular network shows will be found here. It does have a lot of foreign content, though, so if that’s your thing then SPB TV may be right up your alley. Hit up our app database link below to download this app for free!

Download: SPB TV 2 (free)

Gameloft giving away Dungeon Hunter HD for Android for Free, today only

Gameloft is running a promotion this month with a different free giveaway every day between now (well, technically the 1st) and Christmas. Yep, a Twitter advent calendar. If you’re not already following them on Twitter, you should start now.

So, the best news? Today and today only they are giving away a free copy of Dungeon Hunter HD for Android. This Diablo-esque game normally costs about five bucks, but today you can head over to Twitter (from your phone) for a link to download the game for free.

Be warned, though, that upon downloading and installing the .apk file, the game asks to download an additional 181MB to be stored on the SD card, so if you don’t have an unlimited data plan, it might be best to do that part on wifi.

Watch the trailer after the break, and hit the source link to download the game for yourself.

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Buy One get One Free Droid 2 Global, Incredible, X at Verizon

Droid BOGO Verizon

If you were waiting to see what kind of deals you may get after the holidays, or even whether you wanted to move carriers, Verizon aims to please its customers and grab a bunch of new ones by offering “By One get One Free” for the Droid 2 Global, Droid X and Droid Incredible with a 2 year contract right now! This is a great ay to get into the most dominant Android device on the market hands down. I doubt we’ll ever see BOGO Free for an iPhone through Apple or AT&T, do you? Maybe when Verizon offers the iPhone….maybe. Who wants to wait for that when you can grab an Android?

[via Verizon]

TalkAndroid Presents: The Ultimate Holiday Giveaway – Bluetooth Speakers, Android Figurines, Apps and More

Do you love TalkAndroid.com? Well, since you’re here, we sure hope you do. But now, the big question – how much do you love us? We want to know how crazy you’re willing to get for us – and, in return, we’ve got some pretty awesome prizes for you.

Here’s how this is going to work. We want you to show us how crazy you are for TalkAndroid. We want you to submit videos or pictures of you doing something to show the world how much you love our site. Put up a huge banner on the side of a building, put flyers on cars, shout it from a rooftop… be as creative as you can! Remember, the more original the idea, the more likely you are to win the first place prize pack. And, of course, keep it legal, and keep  it appropriate! Here’s what the winners will receive:

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Review: Noisehush N650 Bluetooth Hands Free Solar Powered Car Kit

Earlier today, you got a chance to see a full unboxing of the Noisehush N650 Bluetooth Hands Free Solar Powered Car Kit. Now, you can get a closer, more in depth look, as we bring you a quick video review of the product. There’s a wee bit of censoring as far as personal phone numbers, but we hope you enjoy it.

All in all, I found this little device to be very cool and functional. If you want to pick one up for yourself, be sure to hit up wirelessground.com to check it out. Full video review after the break!

Thanks wirelessground.com!

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Unboxing: Noisehush N650 Bluetooth Hands Free Solar Powered Car Kit

Hey, guys and gals! We here at TalkAndroid.com love a safe driver. That’s why we were really excited to get a chance to check out the new Noisehush N650 Bluetooth Hands Free Solar Powered Car Kit from wirelessground.com, and we think it’s a great little device! We’ve got the official TalkAndroid unboxing video after the break, so be sure to check it out and let us know what you think! A review will also be popping up today, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled!

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New: TalkAndroid Contest Page

We here at TalkAndroid host a lot of giveaways. We love it, too! Our readers are the best out there, and we like to reward you guys with whatever we can. So, we decided to go ahead and put together a page that keeps you informed on all the contests we have going at any point in time. To check it out for yourself, be sure to hit up http://www.talkandroid.com/talkandroid-contests/ for the full list, and let us know what you think in the comments!