HTC DLX may get a much wider release

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New information and images surfacing over the last few days suggest HTC will be deploying the rumored “DLX” smartphone to a wider audience this fall. According to reports, the 5-inch 1080p HD device will head to China and Taiwan in addition to Verizon. Locally, we’re expecting ...

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Walmart Black Friday ad has smattering of smartphones to snag

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Walmart has become the latest retailer to see its Black Friday ad posted on the internet.  While it’s got more than some of the others we’ve encountered the last few days, it’s mostly a bunch of budget-priced handsets. There doesn’t seem to be anything particular that ...

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Motorola Droid Razr M gets Jelly Bean update

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DROID RAZR M by Motorola is the second Verizon Wireless smartphone to be upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The software upgrade will be pushed to customers in phases starting Nov. 9. Customers who would like to manually download the upgrade through the settings menu will be able to within the ...

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In Brief: 12 other Android things worth knowing (Nov 9)

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This week features Toy Defense, SHADOWGUN, Apps World, Predators, Humble Bumble 4, illo, Songza, Pocket, iLuv, Thumbstar Games, and more.

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Game Genome Project launches as App Disco

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The Game Genome Project redefines Android app and game discovery.

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Target’s Black Friday ad now online

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With only two pre-paid phones in the entire ad, we're more than a little disappointed.

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Sony C3602 gets the leak treatment

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Yet another Sony smartphone has been leaked online, joining both the Odin and Yuga as something else for which to look forward.  Known only by its model number C3602, the phone has the makings of another powerful device.  Details include a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 quad-core processor with Adreno ...

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Europe poised to see Google TV music, movies in coming days

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Google TV owners living in Europe ( U.K., France, and Germany) will soon have the ability to download music and movies from Google Play.  A post on Google+ tells us that the the features will enabled on November 13 as it finally gets away from being exclusive to the United States. It’s ...

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Sony Xperia advance now available unlocked in U.S.

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The Sony Xperia advance has touched down in the United States today, and is available through a number of online retailers, including Amazon and Newegg.   Priced as low as $249.99, the phone is unlocked and can be paired with AT&T 2G/3G, T-Mobile 2G, Rogers, or Fido. Details for the handset ...

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AT&T offering $100 off tablets with two-year data plans

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AT&T has started running a new limited time promotion which sees customers receiving $100 off Android tablets.  Specifically, buyers can earn the $100 savings on any tablet when purchased with a two-year data plan. “AT&T has the widest variety of tablets and a broad choice of data plans ...

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The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth Now Available for Android

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kabam, a leader in massively multiplayer games for connected devices and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have launched The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth App for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices. The free-to-play strategy game is ...

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Sam’s Club to offer Galaxy S III for 96¢ on Black Friday

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Sam’s Club has a number of Android-based deals for Black Friday, November 23, including the Galaxy S III for less than a dollar.  Even factoring in your annual membership, the overall cost of the handset is much lower than the average $199.99 sticker. Other sales include both the 7-inch ...

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TegraZone intros pair of Tegra 3-optimized titles

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International Snooker Pro and Expendable: Rearmed arrive with enhancements designed for the quad-core CPU.

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Verizon plans to wrap 4G LTE rollout in mid-2013

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Verizon anticipates that it will blanket the nation with 4G LTE coverage by the middle of next year, roughly six months faster than initially expected. Speaking at a media/telecom conference today, CFO Frank Shammo advised that Verizon’s 4G network will closely mirror their 3G network ...

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Sony’s 5-inch ‘Yuga’ spied in wild

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The first set of images for an upcoming Sony C6603 “Yuga” smartphone have appeared online, thanks to German tech blog AndroidSchweiz. Recently found in AnTuTu benchmarks, the phone looks to have some rather remarkable hardware.  With details that include a 1.5GHz (likely Snapdragon ...

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