by George Heymann

Another new Droid device, Nokia Lumia 900 up for preorder in Canada and Switzerland, Samsung Galaxy Beam re-released.

Smartphone Briefs

by Chris Coleman| @PhoneKnack

A new Motorola Android phone has surfaced and we can agree that this is a work of art. The Droid Fighter as it is being called is a 4.6 inch beast.

Reports are surfacing that the Verizon bound Droid Fighter will feature a HD Display and will run on Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich. Something that has been stressed by Motorola has been improved battery life for its upcoming devices. This is pure speculation but we could see a similar battery to that of the Droid RAZR MAXX. We can expect for an official announcement from both Verizon and Motorola in the coming weeks.

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Amazon offering $2 credit in Amazon appstore for Android in exchange for a Tweet

Pretty straightforward, Connect your and Twitter accounts. If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so. Automatically follow @amazonappstore on Twitter. The message “I just got a $2 credit for Android apps from the @amazonappstore. Click to get yours. #get2″ will be automatically tweeted from your Twitter account.

You will need the Amazon Appstore for Android installed on your Android phone or tablet to complete installation of your app. For detailed instructions on installing the Amazon Appstore for Android, go to:

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Amazon App Store reportedly now working for international users

Despite the lack of an official announcement from Amazon, the Amazon Store  App is reportedly working internationally with confirmation from users in the UK, Australia, The Netherlands and India according to a recent “The Digital Reader” report.

If you live outside the US and want to try to see if the Amazon App store works in your area, you can use the download link here to check it out.

Android Police readers from the UK, Canada, South Africa, Mexico, Ireland, Austria, India, Denmark , Romania, Hungry, Malaysia, Switzerland , France and Guatemala have all reported success in using Amazon App store application with their existing user ID and password.

I did not see a single post from a user where they were unable to access the Amazon App Store to download the free application of the day.

Source: The Digital Reader via Android Police

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