T-Mobile and MetroPCS rumored for merger

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS are being tied to rumors this week that suggest the two carriers will merge to create a larger, fourth place wireless provider.  T-Mobile currently serves around 33 million users while MetroPCS adds about 10 million to the pot.  In other words, the combined 42+ million ...

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HTC One XV gallery

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AT&T locks down HTC One X+ as U.S. exclusive; will offer One VX as well Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Oregon Scientific debuts $150 MEEP! Tablet for kids

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Oregon Scientific today introduced a new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet designed specifically with kids in mind. Called the MEEP! Tablet, it’s a 7-inch Wi-Fi device with a rugged layer of orange silicon protection, a recessed display, and other features to help keep the tablet ...

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AT&T locks down HTC One X+ as U.S. exclusive; will offer One VX as well

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AT&T has done it again, locking down the exclusive rights to the U.S. version of the HTC One X+. As was the case with its predecessor, the One X, AT&T will be the sole provider (for now) of the new flagship HTC handset. Pricing and exact timing are not yet known, but we don’t ...

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Samsung alleges iPhone 5 violates eight patents; hearing set for 2014

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Samsung, in its ongoing war with Apple, has asked to include the iPhone 5 on a list of devices they claim violates its own patents.  According to details listed on USA Today and IBTimes, Samsung alleges that the iPhone 5 infringes on six design patents and a pair of standard patents. ...

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Ice Cream Sandwich now powers nearly 1 in 4 Android devices

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AKA: Gingerbread still outnumbers everything else. And... Froyo outnumbers Honeycomb.

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HTC promises Jelly Bean update for One S, One X starting in October

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There’s a small bit of detail tucked in the very end of HTC’s latest press release (HTC One X+ announced for October) which has implications for a pair of its other 2012 handsets.  As you likely surmised from the headline, it revolves around the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the ...

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HTC One X+ Gallery

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HTC One X+ announced for October Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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HTC One X+ announced for October

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North Americans will look for their own One X+ announcement in the coming weeks.

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Acer CloudMobile now available in UK via Expansys

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Back at MWC 2012, Acer officially revealed a sexy device known as CloudMobile and after long time, the device is finally available for purchase. UK famous online retailer Expansys is offering it for just £289.99 SIM-free and unlocked. After 8 months, it’s good to see the CloudMobile once ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Oct 1)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits, which for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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ASUS Transformer Infinity and Transformer Prime now receiving Android 4.1 update

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Back in July, ASUS released a statement that they will launch Jelly Bean update for their Transformer line of tablets i.e. Transformer Pad, Transformer Pad Prime, and Transformer Pad Infinity. ASUS was supposed to launch Android 4.1 for Transformer Pad Infinity on Sept. 28, but they delayed it ...

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Google to launch the next Nexus device in 30 days?

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Back in January 2010, Google officially launched the Google Nexus One, the first ever Android device with “Pure” Google experience. After that, we saw the Nexus S and then the mighty Galaxy Nexus debuted Android 4.0 a.k.a Ice Cream Sandwich. Galaxy Nexus is now almost one year old, ...

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AT&T intros new prepaid smartphone plan, $99 Fusion 2 Android handset

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AT&T today unveiled a new GoPhone smartphone plan set to take effect on October 7 which saves $10 per month over the previous option.  Called the Monthly Unlimited Plan with Data, it gives subscribers 1GB data in addition to unlimited talking and texting. AT&T indicates that they will ...

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AT&T announces plans to offer Sony Xperia TL

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AT&T today announced that they will soon be offering the Sony Xperia TL later this year, timed with the release of the latest James Bond, Skyfall.  As a U.S. variant of the recently introduced Xperia T, this is a pretty impressive device, featuring Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, a ...

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