OUYA will launch with Android 4.2

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The OUYA team took to their Kickstarter page today to spill a few details on the progress of their crowdfunded gaming console.  First up, the device will come loaded with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean instead of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich stuff that was initially expected.  While this might ...

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AT&T and T-Mobile form roaming partnership in Sandy aftermath

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  We received word today that AT&T and T-Mobile have come together with a roaming agreement that will help residents of New York and New Jersey. As those subscribers work to get things back in order and clean up, they’ll want to make sure they can reach their friends and family. ...

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Zombie Driver comes to Android; win one of two free Nexus 7 tablets!

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Celebrate the latest Tegra optimized game release with a contest! Win a free tablet!

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Archos intros new 8-inch Android tablet, 80 Cobalt

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Archos has another new tablet coming, this time in the form of an entry-level Element series 80 Cobalt. Pricing is not yet known for the device however the specs tell us it ought to be friendly to your wallet. Hardware details include Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a dual-core 1.6GHz ...

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Samsung announces Galaxy Premier for international markets

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After months of rumors and conjecture, the Samsung Galaxy Premier becomes a reality.  The GT-19260 has been announced today and will be hitting Ukraine and other international markets in the coming months. Sitting somewhere in the gray area between the Galaxy S III and Galaxy S III Mini, the ...

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U.S. Cellular expands 4G LTE footprint

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U.S. Cellular will be expanding its 4G LTE footprint in but a few days time, as the carrier is today announcing the next wave of markets.  Effective November 5, the wireless provider will see its network moving into new parts of Iowa, Wisconsin, North Carolina and Oklahoma.  What’s more, ...

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Waze overhauls navigation app with 3.5 release

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Crowdsourced mapping and navigation application Waze has gotten a rather significant overhaul today with the release of v3.5 of its Android app.Available immediately in the Google Play store, the free app is bolstered by a number of new features. Details include seeing real-time ETA’s, ...

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Cricket adds $179 Desire C to Android portfolio

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Cricket Wireless adds another Android smartphone to its smartphone portfolio today, introducing the Desire C. The HTC smartphone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (with Sense) and should make for a more than adequate first handset for consumers getting a taste of the smarter side of ...

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B&N Nook HD, Nook HD+ shipping this week

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Barnes & Noble dropped us a line early this morning to let everyone know that their two new Android-powered tablets, the Nook HD and Nook HD+ are ready to roll.  Expected to begin shipping this week, the two devices aim to steal away some of that Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire market.  The tablets ...

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Ube Bobine review

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We’ve reviewed plenty of chargers over the years on AndroidGuys.  We’ve also reviewed plenty of phone mounts or stands as well.  Today, we’re reviewing a hybrid device that not only props your phone up and holds it in place, but also charges it at the same time.  It’s ...

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Evernote announces major update to Skitch app

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Evernote today announced a “major update” for its Skitch application for Android.  Details include a new, cleaner homescreen, cross-platform sync, improved search and more.  Seeing as how it’s a photo and sketch app at its heart, the new release features some great ...

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: Colors (by keeent)

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One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs.  Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyman user.  Some of just like to change the home screen ...

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Verizon intros $99 Spectrum 2 for October 30

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Verizon today announced their next Android smartphone, the LG Spectrum 2, will arrive in but one day’s time. Expected to hit Verizon’s website on October 30, the handset will run $99 with a two-year service agreement and after $50 mail-in rebate.  The phone will show up in retail ...

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Google Play tops 700,000 Android apps

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Google has officially indicated that there are now more 700,000 apps in the Google Play Store, available for smartphones and tablets.  The news comes just a short week after Apple made the same claim for its App Store and looks to be a race to the next milestone.  After getting a late start ...

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Pandora announces 4.0 for Android for coming weeks

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Pandora today announced that they’ve finally put together a new version of their streaming music application.  As the biggest update to the app since it launched for smartphones, it has taken more than a year of designing, planning, and testing.  Pandora 4.0 is expected to arrive for ...

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