Amazon announces $99 Samsung Galaxy S4 for Sprint

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We just received word from Amazon on a new, limited-time promotion for the Samsung Galaxy S4. Starting on Sunday, July 28 and running through Thursday, August 1, Amazon will offer the 16GB Samsung Galaxy S4 for $99. The deal is specifically for new Sprint customers; however, they’re also ...

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Work on CyanogenMod 10.2 has begun!

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For everyone without a Nexus device, we’ve received some exciting news! 4.3 Status Update #1 All AOSP repositories have been merged into our Github and branched to “cm-10.2″.Do not build it yet. There are a multitude of build errors that we are working through. We will put up another ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps you should know this week (July 25)

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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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LG G2 tipped for September U.S. launch with Verizon getting in on the fun

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The LG G2 will arrive in the United States in September with Verizon as one of the carriers offering support, according to LG Electronics’ CFO David Jung. A recent article in Korea’s The Kyunghyang Shinmun tells us that the flagship device will start in South Korea in August, ...

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In Brief: Android-related things worth knowing today

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Here's a handful of things that might of interest to some of you guy and gals.

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Samsung, Google will release Nexus 10 successor in “near future”, report indicates

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Samsung and Google will soon release a successor to the 2012 Nexus 10, reports Wall Street Journal’s Amir Efrati. According to a recent tweet, Google’s own Sundar Pichai told him we should look for a follow-up 10-inch tablet in the “near future”. Expect to see new ...

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LG G2 leak shows off 2610 mAh battery, confirms display size

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We’ve seen just a few leaks of the yet-to-be-announced G2 from LG – the company even released a teaser video for it a few days ago, so we know it to be real. In the latest line of LG G2 leaks, we’re getting a close up look at the battery. According to the latest pictures... ...

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Sony details Android 4.3 plans for select Xperia devices

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The smartphone and tablet maker is fast at work on the 4.3 update for a handful of its Xperia models.

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Google introduces new textbook purchase and rental service

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Listen up, all you less-than-broke college students. Google is big on education – they always have been. They say that their Nexus 7 is great for students, and now they really want to drive it home. Starting this August, Google will offer up a “comprehensive” array of ...

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Comparing the new Nexus 7 to the previous generation

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So you’re one of those people who like to look at a spec sheet to compare devices, huh? And now that the new Nexus 7 has been announced, you’d like to see how it officially stacks up against the current generation. Huzzah! We’ve got a chart for you that breaks down the ...

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Google Chromecast, a $35 device to stream media, web to any HDTV

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Put on your suit and tie, folks, and get ready to meet Chromecast. Google just announced the new device, and what it does is simple, yet so very important to how we watch media. So, what is ChromeCast? Simply put, Chromecast is a tiny dongle that plugs into your HDTV to stream your media from ...

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Google debuts new Nexus 7 options

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Google confirmed on Wednesday that a new Nexus 7 will soon be available. Arriving in a variety of retailers as soon as July 30, the next-gen tablet is the first to ship with the Android 4.3 version of Jelly Bean. Features include a quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB ...

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Google officially introduces Android 4.3

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After weeks of rumors and expectations, Google has officially introduced Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Details in the update include multi-user profiles with restricted profile settings, Bluetooth Smart support, Open GL|ES 3.0 support, and DRM API’s. The new Nexus 7 is the first device to ship ...

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LevelUp Studio gets into app launcher game with Quad Drawer

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The developers behind Plume and Beautiful Widgets have created a quick app drawer for easy access to your most used titles.

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Sundar Pichai: There are now more than 1 million Android apps

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Sundar Pichai, speaking at his Google-related “breakfast” event, just confirmed that Android now has more than 1 million apps in the Google Play Store. The figure is quite remarkable in that it shows the number of apps has doubled in the span of one year. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, ...

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