HTC hoping to be manufacturer of the next Nexus device

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So now that we know Android 5.0 a.k.a Jelly Bean is in the pipeline, and hopefully launching  this fall, without any doubts, a new smartphone or a tablet will debut it. Let’s assume it’s a smartphone. Before the launch of ICS, there were rumors that HTC and LG were also favorites ...

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TazTag to be first phone with both NFC and ZigBee at MWC

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Much hoopla has been made over the magical synergistic qualities of NFC, from payment options to data transfer on Google’s Android 4.0 ICS. ZigBee might be new to most people, but it’s basically a much more advanced and efficient wireless network than anything currently in place, ...

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Qualcomm announces “Pro” iteration of S4 processor

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Qualcomm has always been known for excelling in mobile processor design, both in performance and efficiency. The S4, being their latest iteration, was no exception, competing aggressively against rival processors and garnering respect from the media and business from manufacturers. Not content ...

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HTC One V launching on three regional U.S. carriers

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HTC nailed the Mobile World Congress event by announcing a trio of new Android devices. One of them was HTC One V, which was introduced as a “Value” device. The device actually reminds us of the HTC Legend, which was launched as a successor to the HTC Hero. AT&T will be ...

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Rumor: HTC Jewel to crown Sprint’s LTE network?

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There were some fantastic announcements this week at MWC, there’s no denying. Those keeping track may have noticed a curious silence on the Sprint end of things however, particularly from the HTC camp. Maybe there’s a reason for that… PocketNow has received a bit of rumoring ...

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T-Mobile to offer quad-core, stock Android 4.0 variant of HTC One?

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With all of the official HTC news coming out of Barcelona this week we were pleasantly surprised to learn of a few new rumors.  One such leak was that Sprint is expected to offer a variant of the HTC One later this spring, possibly under the name of HTC Jewel.  Considered a codename for now, ...

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U.S. Cellular’s Samsung Galaxy S II goes on sale

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U.S. Cellular just dropped us a line to advise that their version of the Samsung Galaxy S II is now available online for $229.99 after $100 mail-in rebate.  Hitting stores tomorrow, March 1st, it’s pretty much the same device we’ve come to see at bigger carriers.  Standout features ...

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Toshiba to launch Excite 10 LE on March 6

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Toshiba’s second generation 10-inch tablet, the Excite 10, is expected to go on sale at select U.S. retailers on March 6th, one day ahead of Apple and their new iPad announcement.  Arriving as the Excite 10 LE, the Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet will be offered in 16GB ($530) and 32GB ...

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T-Mobile skipping HSPA+82 in favor of LTE network

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T-Mobile USA’s Andrew Sherrard has confirmed that the wireless carrier has dropped plans to build out an HSPA+82 network and has instead opted to focus on LTE. Of course this is more than a few months off as T-Mobile hasn’t quite finished building up its 42Mbps network. Even thought ...

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Panasonic introduces the Eluga Power at MWC

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A week ago, Panasonic announced the Eluga for European market which is one of the thinnest smartphones available in the market right now. However at Mobile World Congress, Panasonic has officially unveiled Eluga Power, which is almost like Eluga. Have a look on the specs: 

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Lumigon introduces Lumigon T2 – A luxury Android smartphone

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Lumigon is a famous European brand, well known for making impressive high-end luxury devices. They launched the Lumigon T1 last year, which was an impressive device featuring some good stuff under the hood. Now after a long time, Lumigon is back again, and this time with a successor to T1. At ...

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US Cellular Web Only special to include free phones and activation credits

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A new “limited time” web-only promotion from US Cellular kicked off yesterday to include a $100 activation credit for customers activating any plan and any device. Several Android devices are also marked down during this promotion. The Huawei Ascend II and the HTC Wildfire S are ...

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Airpush ad network continues to grow *cough* SPAM on the Android platform

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Have you ever had one of those pesky “Star” advertisements in your notification drop down? Ever wondered where they come from? Well, it’s likely they came from an ad service known as Airpush. With over 100% increase from last quarter, they are becoming one of the leading ...

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NVIDIA Announces 5 HD games for Tegra 3, including Sonic the Hedgehog

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NVIDIA definitely raised some eyebrows with their announcement of their Tegra 3 processor, a powerhouse that’s going to usher in a new era of mobile speed. While raw power is important, it’s nothing without some software to make it look good; Nvidia, of course, knows this. Today ...

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AT&T announces Sony Tablet P for March 4

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AT&T today announced that they will be offering the Sony Tablet P as part of their Android lineup come March 4th.  Available for $399.99 with a two-year service agreement, the Honeycomb tablet features the unique clam-shell design with two 5.5-inch displays.  Should you not want to sign ...

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