Everything.me Launcher: Personalize your homescreen on the fly, depending on what you’re interested in

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Let’s face it: the Android homescreen can get stale, boring – just plain old “meh”. Not because of anything Google did wrong, of course, but there are those users like myself who constantly want to see their setups change, stay fresh. Enter “Everything.me”. ...

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Leaked document shows Galaxy S4 may come to AT&T April 26, followed by T-Mobile and Verizon

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While we’re still in the official dark about the release dates on the Samsung Galaxy S4, a newly leaked document from Staples may hold some information. According to the paper, leaked to Engadget, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is set to tentatively be released on AT&T on April 26, T-Mobile on ...

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Source: LG to hold New York press event on May 1

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We just received word from one of our readers advising that LG will be hosting some sort of press event in New York on May 1. While they were not able to tell us what LG might be planning we have an idea – U.S. launch of Optimus G Pro. At least we hope that’s... Read More

Verizon readying Device Payment Plan option for smartphones

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Verizon may soon introduce an option for customers which allows them to pay full retail cost for devices, according to details obtained by Droid Life. Following in the footsteps of T-Mobile’s UNcarrier strategy, the option will presumably let subscribers pay for handsets over a two-year ...

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Facebook Home now available for select Android devices

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The day is here, Facebook Home is in the Google Play Store and ready to transform your existing handset into a Facebook Phone. That is, provided, you own one of the select devices with official support. So far the only models on the market with Facebook Home’s blessing are the Samsung ...

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Big Android BBQ 2013 puts call out for sponsors, volunteers, and speakers

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It’s hard to believe it but we’re halfway toward this year’s Big Android BBQ. Having just passed the “less than 6 months to go” mark, the fourth (already!) event is slated to kick off on October 10 in Dallas, Texas. In an effort to help make this year’s ...

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Motorola Droid Bionic is Verizon’s latest to join Jelly Bean club

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Verizon’s latest member of the Jelly Bean club is the Motorola Droid Bionic, reports the carrier today. The Android 4.1.2 update begins rolling out in phases starting on April 15 and will bring your Droid Bionic current with 98.72.22.XT875.Verizon.en.US. As is often the case, the update ...

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Android isn’t just fun and games, it also helps keep the streets safe

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If you have an Android, you know how amazing the platform really is. It beautifully syncs with Google services, the endless apps to choose from are great, and in the end the most important part is that it’s reliable. So reliable in fact, that New York began distributing Android ...

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Facebook Messenger updated with Chat Heads feature

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We, like some of you, have been refreshing the Google Play Store this morning as we look for the arrival of Facebook Home application. We just noticed that the the Facebook Messenger app has picked up an update which includes one of the features in the new experience. If you’re mostly ...

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Sprint now offering Samsung Galaxy S 3 in Amethyst Purple

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Sprint today announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy S 3 in a “beautiful new Amethyst Purple color”. Offered in 16GB internal storage capacity only, the handset can now be snagged for a mere $99.99 (after a $50 mail-in rebate) with new contracts or eligible upgrades. For ...

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In Brief: 8 Android-related things you should know (April 12, 2013)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, photos, videos, infographics, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner. Consider it a ...

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Om Nom returns in new Cut the Rope: Time Travel game

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Om Nom is back in his first new game in two years as ZeptoLab is teasing Cut the Rope: Time Travel. Unfortunately, we don’t have any details on the game yet and we can only guess at the premise. It doesn’t matter, though, we’re already on board. ZeptoLab has consistently ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 Android apps and games you should know about this week (April 11)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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Huawei EDGE leaked, a high-end smartphone with a sexy design

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Huawei is not the leading smartphone brand in the world, but they do have a tendency to introduce phones that can hang with the best of them. Take for instance the Ascend P2, a smartphone good enough to go head-to-head with phones like the Samsung Galaxy S3. An upcoming Huawei Android phone ...

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LG Optimus F7 making its way to Boost Mobile LTE lineup?

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Back at the MWC, LG introduced a pair of new Optimus F5 smartphones, one of them the LG Optimus F7. In brief, it’s a mid-end Android powered phone with a good set of specs. Tech blog 9to5Google is claiming that Boost Mobile will be launching this smartphone as a ‘popular ...

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