Xperia M joins Sony’s smartphone portfolio

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Sony announced on Tuesday that the Xperia M and its dual-SIM variant, the Xperia M dual, will be available globally starting in Q3 2013. Details for the smartphone include 4-inch (854×480 pixel) display, dual-core 1GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB internal storage, and microSD expansion. The ...

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Three days only: Buy a Cruzerlite case, get a free plushie!

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Our friends at Cruzerlite are throwing another great promotion this week, this time in the form of a quasi-BOGO deal.  The gist is this: buy any Cruzerlite case through the Amazon store and you receive a free APK Plushie.  That’s nearly $20 in free Android collectible just for buying a ...

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Toshiba bows refreshed Excite tablet line

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Toshiba announced on Monday that a trio of new Excite tablets (Excite Pure, Excite Pro, and Excite Write) will roll out starting from June 25th. Each runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, features a 10.1-inch display and NVIDIA processor, and can be paired with a protective 2-in-1 keyboard cover. Excite ...

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Asus gives their tablets a fresh look; budget friendly MeMo starts at just $129

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In need of a tablet but don’t want to spend half of a paycheck plus your favorite puppy to buy one? Look no further as Asus might have just what you’re looking for.   While certainly not the most agressive, the Asus MeMo Pad HD 7 should end up being the most popular of ...

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Verizon officially confirms HTC One for “later this summer”

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It’s coming – the HTC One will be available on the #Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network later this summer #HTCOne @htcusa — Verizon Wireless (@VZWnews) June 3, 2013 Verizon today confirmed that it will indeed offer the HTC One “later this summer”. Yep – that’s it. No more to ...

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ASUS formally introduces Tegra 4-powered Transformer Pad Infinity

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ASUS formally announced on Monday that it will soon begin offering the NVIDIA Tegra 4-powered Transformer Pad Infinity. Indeed, the quad-core tablet/notebook hybrid will be among the most powerful devices on the market whenever it arrives. Specifications include a 10.1-inch 2560×1600 ...

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Dead Zebra announces ‘Rainbow Set’ of Android mini collectibles

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Hope you’ve been saving up your allowance – Dead Zebra is getting ready to release a new “Rainbow Set” of Android mini collectibles. Start your summer off right with this double-decker rainbow set of translucent Android mini collectibles! Includes 10 different figures in ...

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Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and Galaxy Tab 3 10.1

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The hardware maker announces the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 in 8-inch and 10.1-inch sizes.

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Vine arrives for Android 4.0+ devices

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After what seems like a painstakingly long time, Vine has been officially released on the Android platform. Available immediately, the free app lets users shoot, watch, or share the short video clips that seem to be popping up everywhere. Those of you who have spent time with the iOS version ...

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Google Play downloads look to overtake Apple by this fall

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We talk a lot of smack about Apple around here, and this time I’m going to try and be a little kinder. Let me begin by saying congrats to Apple as they recently celebrated their 50-billionth app download. Ok, the ability to be nice stops there as it has been announced that Android users ...

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21.5-inch Acer DA220HQL “all-in-one” announced with TI processor

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Acer announced on Monday that it has begun offering the DA220HQL, a not-quite all-in-one PC experience powered by Android. Details include a 21.5-inch (1920×1080) display, USB 3.0, VGA, HDMI and DVI ports, microSD expansion, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi connectivity. Of particular note is ...

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Internal Samsung code confirms Samsung Galaxy Note 3, other models

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Some internal codes from Samsung Kazakhstan have seemingly confirmed the existence of multiple rumored devices. Spied over the weekend, the code tells us model numbers and names for a handful of products we already expected down the road. Among those is the SM-N9000 Samsung Galaxy Note III. The ...

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Smartphones: How big is too big?

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Alright guys, it’s time to have a serious discussion about our expectations from our smartphones. All the hubbub over the Galaxy Note II is understandable. Too big for my tastes, but after using a friend’s, I can honestly say that I see the merit and understand how the Note line ...

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