Fuhu introduces $99 nabi Jr. tablet for kids

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The kid-friendly tablet is a great way to introduce Android into your education regiment.

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Redbox Instant by Verizon pushed to spring 2013

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Sorry to rain on your parade today, but it looks like the Redbox Instant by Verizon streaming service won’t be arriving in the next few weeks. Instead, the would-be Netflix-killer is now targeted for spring of next year, according to GigaOm. It’s not all bad news, however, as a ...

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T-Mobile to adjust insurance rates for handset in 2013

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T-Mobile will adjust the deductible for insured cell phones in 2013, according to new details uncovered by Phandroid. The monthly rates will stay the same for devices and T-Mobile will also introduce a new Tier E for products when the changes take effect March 17.  

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Sony announces entry-level Xperia E for early 2013

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Sony today unwrapped its latest Android smartphone, the Xperia E, putting it on the calendar for early next year. Available in single SIM and dual-SIM (Xperia E dual), the phone is an entry-level device with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Hardware details include a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, ...

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Amazon introduces all-you-can-eat Kindle FreeTime Unlimited

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Amazon, wanting to differentiate its tablet experience from others in the space, has launched a new service geared toward children ages 3-8. Called Kindle Freetime Unlimited, it allows kids access to an ever-growing assortment of content that includes games, apps, videos, and (of course) books. ...

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: Curcuna

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You'll be surprised at how easy and how cheap it is to get this look. Spoiler alert: It's FREE.

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Google Apps customers get Google Play Private Channel

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Google Apps users now have access to a private, custom Google Play experience, thanks to the introduction of Google Play Private Channel. Designed to help users distribute internal applications to employees and subordinates, it appears to fit right inside the normal Play Store.You can see from ...

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Etsy releases app for Android (Finally!)

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For all you Etsy-holics, you know that getting Etsy on your device can be a pain in the crafts. Fortunately, Etsy has heard your cries of despair, and has announced their official Android app. The app comes in English, French, Dutch and German. It also allows you to: Search across the entire ...

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Google I/O 2013 to be held May 15-17 in San Francisco

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If you’re a Google developer, engineer, or just a superfan, you know that Google I/O is the place to be. Google’s Vic Gundotra has just announced that the 2012 Google I/O conference will take place on May 15-17 in San Francisco, CA, at the Moscone West. The conference, while held ...

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Android monthly update: Gingerbread still has majority, Jelly Bean climbs up

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In this month’s update concerning the distribution of OS versions across devices, we’re seeing things move forward… at least a little bit. Here’s a rundown of the numbers: Version Codename API Distribution 1.5 Cupcake 3 0.1% 1.6 Donut 4 0.3% 2.1 Eclair 7 2.7% 2.2 Froyo 8 ...

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Google Nexus 4 will be available for UK and Germany at 5 PM GMT

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Google Nexus 4 is really a hit and almost every other Android fanboy is talking about it nowadays. On Nov.27, the device was made available in US only, though it wasn’t sold out but the traffic was very high which means the Nexus 4 is one demanded smartphone. Now its UK’s turn to ...

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AT&T finally launching the HTC One VX on Dec. 7?

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AT&T officially announced the HTC One VX back in October, and then in November, they said that it will hit the shelves on Nov. 16. Well, Nov.16 is history now and the smartphone is still not here, but that doesn’t mean AT&T forgot to launch it. They initially said that One VX will ...

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New, easier way to sign up for Facebook Messenger for Android

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Available initially in select countries, the move should help Facebook steal away new users.

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Toshiba intros $350 Excite 10 SE tablet for December 6

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Toshiba today introduced a new tablet, the Excite 10 SE, a rather affordable 10-inch experience with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at its core. Priced at $349.99, the tablet arrives later this week (December 6), and should muddy up the Android waters a bit. We’re still waiting for a clear leader ...

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AT&T announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for Galaxy S III

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AT&T today announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S III. As is the case with other updates of its kind, the handset benefits from new goodies such as Google Now, enhanced notifications, camera features, and more. Unfortunately, due to its ...

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