Boost Mobile announces their first Android for under $100 – Samsung Replenish

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Boost Mobile today announced that they will be offering the Samsung Replenish starting tomorrow with a super-appealing price tag.  Bowing as the first Android smartphone on the carrier’s network for less than $100, the handset helps bolster the no-contract lineup with a low-cost ...

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Sprint and Samsung announce white Epic 4G Touch for January 8

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With this announcement there are now three white editions of the popular Galaxy S II series in the United States.

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Touchy Books is magic

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Want to keep the kids busy while on the road or in the doctor’s office? Well, the devs behind Touchy Books are aiming to help you out. They provide a stimulating experience for the youngsters. Personally, 4 and 5-year-old love it. Since showing them Touchy Books, they want to grab my ...

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SugarSync includes video syncing in latest update

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When it comes to preserving those cherished photos and videos taken with your phone, your best bet is always going to be backing up them up in some fashion, and your computer is typically going to be the safest choice, what with the account-hacking paparazzi and all. Still, the steps and time ...

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Sony Ericsson teases us with pending handset announcement

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It seems that Sony Ericsson is teasing us with something identical to the Xperia Arc, as you can see from the photo, on which the caption read “just a few more days until we can reveal some interesting news.” So we’ll no doubt know what this device is by CES. This could be one ...

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Pantech to release sub $300 waterproof Pantech Tablet next week

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Some exciting news for AT&T customers that we can’t wait to get our hands on as well. We’ve just learned from BGR about the announcement of the Pantech Element, which should be released on January 8th at $299.99 with a 2 year LTE data contract, or $449.99 without a contract. As ...

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Google: Gingerbread leads all Android versions at 55.5% as Ice Cream Sandwich scratches surface

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Android 4.0 has started to make a dent in the platform versions chart, but Gingerbread leads all.

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Distimo: Android Market at 400,000 applications, growing faster

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Distimo has a new blog post this week which provides a handful of interesting Android figures, most notably the total number of applications in the Android Market.  According to their calculation, there are now 400,000 apps from around the world.  Although this is not an officially recognized ...

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Google adds 217 more patents to their arsenal, courtesy of IBM

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In the latest patent war news, Google has recently acquired 188 granted patents and 29 pending patents from IBM. The deal went through on Dec. 31, 2011, and the information comes straight from the US Patent Office, so we can rest assured its legit. This isn’t the first time we’ve ...

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Velocity Micro to unveil pair of affordable ICS tablets at CES

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Velocity Micro, makers of the Cruz tablet line, is ready to pull the curtain back on a pair of new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwiches at CES next week.  The next generation of Cruz products keep with the tradition of respectable specifications and an affordable price point and come in 7-inch and ...

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Enchanted Realm: great time-killer from Game Insight

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If you’re big into Facebook games like Farmville and Frontierville, then you are going to love this new release, Enchanted Realm. Users get classic gameplay that allows them to “click to build” their own city. In the expansion of your kingdom you also plant and harvest crops, ...

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Asus launching 7-inch Eee Pad at CES?

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Do you want an Asus tablet, but aren’t too crazy about 10-inch form factors? You may soon have another option to consider, as the image of a new Android-powered Asus Eee Pad has emerged. The tablet reportedly packs a 7-inch display and what appears to be a set of dock connectors at the ...

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HTC makes good on promise, all future devices to be unlockable

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Peter Chou has made good on his word to no longer lock the bootloaders of HTC Android phones. It was noticed by XDA member Nightwing, while tweaking an HTC Rezound. Upon being questioned, HTCDev posted the following message, reassuring users of their commitment to an open Android experience: ...

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Good news from Asus for Transformer Prime users

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Asus heard and responded to the irate customers on Facebook and Twitter, sounding off about the locked and encrypted bootloader on the Transformer Prime. Asus announced that it is working on a bootloader unlocking tool. But with this comes a couple of downfalls. The first is obvious: the ...

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LG Quietly releases Optimus 2

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LG has pulled a fast one on us. Just a week before CES in Las Vegas, they’ve slipper the Optimus 2 (AS680) under the radar with a discreet launch. The Optimus successor will be packing: 3.2″ capacitive display 800MHz processor Video Recording and Playback 1,500 mAh battery Android ...

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