LG D801 scores highest GLBenchmark to date

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An unannounced LG D801 smartphone looks to be one of the most powerful devices to date, according to recently uncovered GLBenchmark GPU benchmarking scores. Found to be running Android 4.2.2, the LG handset also figures to have a  Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) processor and Adreno 330 GPU . Screen ...

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WSJ: Facebook’s Android announcement is home screen experience

There is no Facebook phone. According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook’s upcoming Android announcement is actually more of a home screen experience and not an actual device. That rumored HTC Myst? It’s just the first device to come from a partner, which, in this case is HTC. The ...

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U.S. Cellular sets Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-order date for April 16

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U.S. Cellular today announced that it too will offer pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S4 on April 16. Unlike AT&T, however, there is no indication as to what the pricing structure will be for the handset. Our instinct tell us that it will be like-for-like across the board, as was the case ...

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Not all developers are fans of Android

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Don’t ask a developer, publisher, or investor if Android is a good platform to develop on–they will all give you different answers. During a panel at the Game Developers Conference, PlayJam founder Jasper Smith said he believes only about 26 percent of developers prefer working with ...

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Could Andy Rubin be headed to Facebook?

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If you’re the type who like to read tea leaves, you might be interested in this next one. Andy Rubin may be headed to Facebook, according to someone (Jean-Baptiste Su) who has known him for years. While he doesn’t outright claim this to be fact, he makes a semi-valid argument as to ...

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Google Glass will be manufactured in the United States

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Lately, it has become increasingly harder to find quality, American made items in this country. Cheaper manufacturing prices over-seas means bigger profits for companies at home. With so much production happening outside our own country, the news that Google Glass will reportedly be made in ...

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Facebook phone to be marketed as “more than just an app”

Despite Mark Zuckerberg’s insistence to the contrary, the Facebook phone looks to be a done deal. According to details obtained by 9to5google, an HTC handset is being designed with a custom version of Android. Reportedly, development is so far along that the ad campaigns are already set ...

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FRIDAY MADNESS: Introducing One Day deals with Cruzerlite

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Buy One Android Plushie, Get One FREE!

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Facebook invites us to see their “new home on Android” next week

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Could we see the next-gen Facebook phone or is this just a refreshed Android app?

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APPTEASERS: 15 Android apps and games you should know about (March 28)

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A weekly does of Android titles for your consideration.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 wireless charging accessories leaked

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Samsung Galaxy S4 is the new addition to the amazing line up of Android smartphones, and no doubt its a powerful contender, and guess what else will make it even more appealing? If you are thinking about wireless charging, then your guess is right. As you can see the screenshot above, this is ...

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20 of the most head-scratching moments in the history of Android

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Take a trip through time and recall some of the dumbest things to happen in Android's first years.

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Samsung to launch a 8-inch FULL HD AMOLED tablet at IFA?

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In last few years, Samsung launched a lot of good Android tablets, and it seems they are planning to keep going by launching some new ones at the IFA 2013. According to SAMMobile, Samsung is planning to launch a tablet with an 8-inch FHD AMOLED 1920 x 1200 (FULL HD) display at the mega event ...

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Google’s Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge: Don’t start nothin’, there won’t be nothin’

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Google today announced that it won’t actively sue any users, developers, or other companies using code with  Google’s patents “unless first attacked.” In other words, Google doesn’t want any trouble but will pursue litigation if need be. Today, we’re taking another ...

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AT&T:Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-orders begin April 16, priced at $250

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AT&T today announced that the Samsung Galaxy S4 will be available for pre-order starting from April 16. Pricing will be $249.99 with a two year service agreement. Presumably, this is the 16GB model; it’s unclear which options AT&T will offer. Continuing our legacy as the first ...

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