Get this look for your Android smartphone: The Future, Pie UI Reimagined

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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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Comparing the Nexus 7 to the iPad mini

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Well, it’s official.  Apple has a 7.9-inch iPad mini coming in the next few weeks and it cost $329 or more.  Hide yo kids, hide you wives, this thing is going to kill off Android tablets.  If you listen to Apple tell it, the new device is going to be embraced unlike anything we’ve ...

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LG Spectrum 2 details found on Best Buy ahead of announcement

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We heard back in August about the LG Spectrum 2 for Verizon Wireless, and we also heard that it will be out sometime in early October. Though we still don’t know when Verizon will finally launch the LG flagship device, but it seems it will be out anytime soon, as the device appeared on ...

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AT&T announces Samsung Galaxy Note II availability

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Back in September, Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Note II for all the 4 major and one regional network of USA. T-mobile said that it will be out this fall, and Sprint is planning to launch it on October 25th. Now AT&T officially announced the availability of the mighty Samsung ...

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LG, Samsung to offer 1080p HD handsets in early 2013

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LG and Samsung are expected to deliver smartphones with 1080p HD displays, according to Korea’s MK News (translate).  As if it would be any other way, the two companies are going to announce devices with screens like HTC’s newly announced J Butterfly. Have you seen today's Deal ...

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Amazon: Kindle Fire HD is a global best-seller

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Amazon just dropped us an email to let everyone know that their Kindle Fire HD is a worldwide best-seller.  Yeah, like that’s a surprise to anyone. In all seriousness, the Android-based tablet has become the retailer’s  #1 best-selling product across all of Amazon worldwide. Also, ...

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This Day in Android: T-Mobile G1 ushers in the Android era (2008)

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It was exactly four years ago today that T-Mobile USA released the G1, setting off a crazy chain of Android events and momentum.  Manufactured by HTC, the G1 (aka Dream) was the first Android smartphone ever and featured a little bit of everything.  There were no less than three input options ...

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Google Wallet update in the pipes, big changes?

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Google Wallet hasn’t exactly been widely adopted, but that may change in the near future. Google has updated the Wallet website, and they’re touting the “next version of Google Wallet, coming soon.” Now there’s no word on just how “soon” this update ...

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Sprint adds another 32 markets to growing LTE network

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The carrier's 4G LTE network should see another 115 markets in the coming months.

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More Samsung Galaxy Premier details spill out

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New details for a Galaxy Premier recently spilled online, giving us a fairly good idea what we might see out of Samsung in the near future.  That, and confirming stuff we’ve been hearing as of late.  Once rumored as a potential Galaxy Nexus II, the phone appears to fall somewhere in the ...

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T-Mobile LG Optimus L9 to cost $49, arrive October 31

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T-Mobile today confirmed the pricing and launch date for their next Android smartphone, the LG Optimus L9. As the headline already tells you, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich device arrives on October 31 and will cost only $49.99 with a Value voice and data plan. Also offered with a Classic ...

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AT&T announces Isis Mobile Payment for Austin and Salt Lake City

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Mobile payment service Isis Mobile Wallet has officially rolled out in Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah, according to AT&T.  The joint commerce venture was created with T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless and is available to use on nine handsets.  A press release from today advises that ...

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Sony C650X Odin gets snapped in wild

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The 5-inch smartphone appears to have an edge-to-edge display.

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Google to announce Nexus 10, Nexus 4, and updated Nexus 7

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The playground will open with a new LG smartphone, Samsung tablet, and updated Asus offerings.

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5-inch HTC DLX pictured with Verizon branding

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Pictures emerged yesterday which show an  5-inch HTC smartphone with Verizon branding, tying recent multiple rumors together.  The fine folks at Android Central were passed a trio of images of the device which show a Droid Incredible-like design for the large device. Have you seen today's ...

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