Extremely optimized Android 5.0 rumored for October debut

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The next version of Android, rumored to be 5.0 and/or Key Lime Pie, will debut in late October, reports VR-Zone. Tipped to be a very optimized build of Android, the next release may work on on devices with as low as 512MB RAM. For those those of you who don’t quite understand what this ...

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AT&T announces Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 for ‘coming weeks’

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AT&T announced on Wednesday that the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will soon join the carrier’s ranks. Without providing any pricing or firm availability, AT&T only promises the 4G LTE connected tablet for “the coming weeks”. As a refresher, the Samsung ...

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Sony Xperia ZU set to launch with new UI and Android 4.2.2

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New information is showing that the Sony Xperia ZU (U standing for Ultra) is set to be announced on June 25th, and it’s said to come with a completely refreshed UI and Android 4.2.2. Sony has, in the past, shown us some really beautiful UI concepts, but they’ve become sadly ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 rumors begin with word of aluminum body

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Yeah, yeah, yeah. Here we are, just a few weeks removed from the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S4 – so you know what that means. It’s time to talk successor, right? Well, that’s apparently what’s going on already. According to AndroidGeeks, Samsung is face down in ...

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Google Glass gets a full teardown, and it’s built to impress

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So, you get a new pair of Google Glasses. What’s the first thing you do? Tear it apart piece by piece, of course. Well, that’s what the folks over at catwig have done, anyway. Catwig took apart Google Glass, and laid out all the hardware: everything from the optics (which use a ...

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Samsung announces 16-megapixel Galaxy S4 Zoom

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Samsung combines a high-end smartphone with a great digital camera and cams in tons of features.

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Nyko announces line of products for NVIDIA Shield

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Nyko announced on Tuesday that it will soon offer a line of products related to the NVIDIA Shield portable gaming console.  Set to arrive this summer and later this year, the accessories are designed to make things easier for gamers on the go. Nyko, attending E3, is showing off the new products ...

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Google and Waze officially begin a happy life together

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This morning, Google was happy to announce via their blog the official marriage acquisition of Waze. Together, Google and Waze hope to help drivers get to and from their points of interest in a more pleasant and quicker fashion. According to their post this morning, the current Waze development ...

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Mad Catz announces Android-powered M.O.J.O gaming console

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Mad Catz announced at E3 this week that this holiday season will give way to a new Android-based gaming console. Called the M.O.J.O, it’s a gaming console that should find a home among the OUYA and NVIDIA Shield crowd. “M.O.J.O. is basically a supercharged smart phone with no screen that ...

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Pixel Kingdom – 8 bits of tower defense/RTS fun

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Pixel Kingdom has the ability to ensnare you in three ways: if you love pixels, if you love knights or wizards, or if you love great gameplay in a mobile format. I love all three of these things so Pixel Kingdom made it high on my list of need-to-play mobile games. Pixel Kingdom is very... Read More

Get this look for your Android: Blue White 2

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present this weekly series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new look for your Android handset and tell you which apps you’ll need if... ...

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Sixth annual MobileBeat conference hits San Francisco July 9-10

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VentureBeat’s flagship event on the future of mobile, MobileBeat, has returned for yet another go’ round. Now in its sixth year, the 2013 event has a particular focus on “Building a Winning Mobile Experience”. Spaced out over two days (July 9-10) in San Francisco, the ...

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Get the “iOS Parallax Effect” wallpaper for your Android NOW

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It might be really cool, but it certainly ain't new.

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Galaxy S 4 Zoom caught on camera! Get it?

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  Finally we’re getting a definitely look at a stock image of the Galaxy S 4 Zoom. From the specs we’re seeing, though it would seem more appropriate to dub this device a member of the Galaxy S III series. The Galaxy S 4 Zoom will sport a dual-core 1.6 GHz processor, Bluetooth ...

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Purported Samsung Galaxy Note 3 prototype spied

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A few images of the rumored Samsung Galaxy Note 3 have surfaced, giving us a glimpse at what we might expect for the upcoming smartphone. First found on SamMobile and TechTastic, the extra-big handset appears to feature a more square shoulder and thinner bezel than previous models. Of course ...

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