Banjo 3.0 brings location-based social media and networking to a new level

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If you followed the election coverage this past month, you may know that the media was using a new means of gathering polling data: Banjo. Banjo is an app for both Android and iPhone that combines feeds of your friends’ check-ins from literally anywhere in the world, and shows you ...

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Goal Zero debuts Switch 8 Solar Recharging Kit

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Goal Zero has released its latest portable, solar-powered device, the Switch 8 Solar Recharging Kit. We’ve had experience with other products out of Goal Zero and really found them to be really great stuff. The pocket-sized kit gets its juice from the sun (like Superman!) and can charge a ...

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Nexus 4 Giveaway

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AndroidGuys, Cruzerlite, and AndroidSwag have teamed to give away some great prizes!

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Google’s Niantic Labs releases location-based game Ingress

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Google’s Niantic Labs has launched its latest application, a location-based/augmented-reality game called Ingress. Available as a beta-only game at this time, it is inspired by geocaching and looks to split the world into two factions. See, there’s this strange energy force that is ...

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Toshiba intros AT300SE tablet for U.K.

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Toshiba has introduced another new Android-based tablet, this time announcing the AT300SE for the U.K. market. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the tablet features an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, 16GB internal storage, 1GB RAM, and pair of cameras (3-MP/1.2-MP). Priced at £299.99, the AT300SE ...

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4G LTE comes to Cricket with the LG Optimus Regard

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If you’re on Cricket, let’s be honest… you could use a bit more speed. Now, you can blaze through those downloads with the new LG Optimus Regard, the carrier’s first ever 4G LTE phone. The device features: Android 4.0 ICS 1.2 Ghz CPU 3.5″ HVGA Display with Gorilla ...

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T-Mobile reminds us their “Holiday Lineup” is on sale

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T-Mobile wants to remind everyone that their “Holiday Lineup” of devices is on sale and ready for your hard-earned money. If you’re not up to speed with all of their recently announced devices and top-selling products of late, here’s a quick rundown. Yeah, there’s ...

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LevelUp Studio teasing Beautiful Widgets 5.0

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The fine folks over at LevelUp Studio have started teasing an upcoming 5.0 release of Beautiful Widgets and darn if it doesn’t look good. While we only have a few screenshots and details to go on at this point, we’re already set to rename the app “Simply Stunning ...

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Pantech Magnus pic leaked, could be sign of upcoming announcement

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Over at @evleaks‘ Twitter, we’ve got a shiny new shot of the rumored Pantech Magnus, and it’s looking pretty solid. We covered the speculations awhile back, with specs such as Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor with Adreno 225 GPU, an HD ...

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T-Mobile Galaxy S III gets its Android 4.1 update

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Following Sprint’s lead, T-Mobile has become the second carrier to see an Android 4.1 update roll out for the Samsung Galaxy S III. The wireless provider has released details for the Jelly Bean update, advising it has started deploying today, November 14. If you own a T-Mobile version of ...

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Update to Google TV brings voice search, PrimeTime

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In Google’s latest slew of updates, Google TVs made by LG (followed by others) have gotten some new features. Google TV users will now enjoy voice search, which speaks for itself, and PrimeTime, the update to the TV and Movies app. According to Google: Now called PrimeTime, the app makes ...

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U.S. Cellular’s Galaxy Axiom may be variant of Galaxy S III Mini

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U.S. Cellular may soon introduce another Samsung smartphone, an SCH-R830 reportedly called the Galaxy Axiom. Details for the device, obtained by @evleaks, tell us the handset matches up quite nicely with the recently announced Galaxy S III Mini. Samsung Galaxy Axiom (SCH-R830) for US ...

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Android 4.2 won’t be officially supported on Xoom, Nexus S

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Those of you who own a Motorola Xoom or Samsung Nexus S will find that their respective devices will not see Android 4.2 Jelly Bean updates. Well, in an official capacity, that is. A post on Google Groups tells us that 4.1.2 should be the last release of Android that is offered up for both... ...

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Droid DNA ushers in new Amazon experience for Verizon subscribers

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Verizon’s latest Android smartphone, the Droid DNA, kicks off a new Amazon shopping experience when it arrives on November 21. The HTC handset come pre-loaded with the “Amazon content ecosystem” which is touted as a fully integrated shopping system. Users will have access to ...

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: GoogleNowXE

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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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