Five for Friday: Android apps for traveling on a budget

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Got some travel plans coming up this holiday season?  Of course you are; you’ve got family spread all over the globe and you’re the type of person to who loves to visit them all.  Our next question is, what are you doing to save on your expenses?  You’ve got an Android device ...

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T-Mobile also schedules an October 29 event

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Well, this is certainly interesting.  T-Mobile is in the midst of sending out invitations to an event being held on October 29 in New York.  It just so happens that this is the same city and day that Google has scheduled its own press event.  Now, we’re not saying that the two are tied ...

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AT&T: $100 Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro arrives October 21

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AT&T today confirmed both pricing and exact launch details for one of their recently announced Samsung smartphone, the Galaxy Rugby Pro.  According to the carrier, the rugged Android 4.0 handset will only run $100 with a two-year service agreement when it arrives on Sunday, October 21. Did ...

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Early Nexus 10 details seemingly confirmed via Picasa

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A photo which was recently posted to Picasa seems to confirm the rumors of a Samsung super tablet with a resolution of 2560×1920.  Said to be running software version JVP12C, the so-called Nexus 10 is the model that should come with a 10.1-inch display.  As of right now there are no other ...

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Yet more confirmation of Nexus 4 surfaces

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As if we needed any more confirmation of the rumored Nexus 4, the handset has been given one more round of leaks.  The increasingly accurate @evleaks  has pegged the E960 device with a quad-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 APQ8064 processor, a 4.7-inch (1280X768) display, 8-megapixel rear ...

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Sony outlines Jelly Bean updates for select Xperia models

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Sony today confirmed that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates are coming to a number of its Xperia models.  According to a post on the company’s blog, the Xperia T, Xperia TX, and Xperia V will see the update at some point in the middle of Q1 2013.  Other models expected to see their own ...

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Rovio teases Angry Birds Star Wars with another video

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If you’re not following Rovio Mobile on YouTube then chances are that you’ve not seen the recent short teasers for their upcoming game.  Set to arrive on November 8, Angry Birds Star Wars is looking to be a time killer of massive scale.  (Officially licensed Star Wars stuff always ...

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MetroPCS adds Samsung Galaxy S III to portfolio

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MetroPCS today announced that they will be adding the Samsung Galaxy S III to its roster to this weekend, at select retail locations.  Arriving at all stores and online come Monday, the $499 handset will be available with any of the carrier’s 4G LTE plans, including the promotional $30 ...

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Satechi Headrest Mount for tablets review

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Have you picked up an Android tablet yet?  Okay, maybe you’re more of a NOOK HD or Kindle Fire HD kinda guy.  Hey, that’s cool too!  Whatever the case, statistics show that consumers are buying something for around the home or office.  We’ve got something that works for all of ...

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Five things we’d still like to see in Google Play

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One of the newest features for the Google Play store (v 3.9.16) is the ability to add apps and games to a Wishlist.  As of right now the option only seems to operate as a place for you to tag items that you’d like to maybe purchase down the road.  While Google could have some great... Read More

Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD on sale today

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Just a quick note to remind you all that the Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD are now available for Verizon customers.  The pair of Motorola smartphones are offered with a few color and capacity options, with pricing of either $199 or $299 depending on your needs.  The two phones feature ...

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Acer prices 7-inch Iconia Tab A110 at $230

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Acer today priced and dated its latest tablet, the 7-inch Iconia Tab A110, announcing it for sale starting October 30.  Priced at $229, the tablet runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a quad-core Tegra 3 processor,  1024×600-pixel-resolution 7-inch display, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage, ...

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Google throwing an Android event on October 29

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Sounds like those French folks know what they’re talking about, huh? We just got an email from Google inviting us to an event on October 29 which promises to be Android-related.  Teased with a phrase of “The Playground is Open” we can only hope that this is the Nexus 4 ...

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Swype beta intros trending words, dictionary sync, and more

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The latest version of Swype beta is out and it’s packed with three awesome features that users will be sure to love.  Now, instead of teaching each of your phones and tablets a list of special words or names, you can synchronize your account across multiple devices.  What’s more, ...

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Add credit to your Google Play account from the web

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Google now lets users add credit to their Google Play accounts directly from the internet, bypassing the need for those physical gift cards.  You know the cards we’re talking about here – they’re the ones that aren’t anywhere to be found at least in our neck of the ...

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