Google Play may soon offer newspapers

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The Google Play Store may soon offer various newspapers or news sources, according to details uncovered by Android Police. Digging through some JavaScript files recently, the site found references to the yet-announced features in the web version of the Play Store. We did some poking around as ...

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In Brief: 8 Android-related things you should know (March 15, 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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Samsung Galaxy S4 photo gallery

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So you like to look, eh? Here’s what the Samsung Galaxy S4 looks like from a variety of angles and in the two color options.  

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Carrier statements on Samsung Galaxy S4 availability

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Now that it’s official, the hot button question for the Samsung Galaxy S4 is whether or not your carrier expects to offer the handset. Spoiler alert: They do. Here’s the word, direct from Samsung’s press release: Samsung GALAXY S 4 will be available from Q2 globally including ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 announced for late April

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Time to put those rumors to bed; the new Samsung flagship has been officially introduced. Samsung, as you all know by now, today announced the Galaxy S4. Hardware Specifications for the Galaxy S4 are very much in line with the rumors over the last few months and look to position the handset as ...

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HTC extends deadline for trade-up credits toward HTC One

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HTC, in what can only be construed as goodwill, has extended the time period for the trade-up program as it relates to the HTC One. Now, instead of only giving customers the remaining two weeks of March, HTC is giving them until the near-end of April. “HTC is thrilled with the positive ...

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Amazon offering drastically discounted Galaxy S 3, Galaxy Note 2

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Amazon Wireless is offering the Samsung Galaxy S3 for as low as one penny, starting today. We know it’s not the hot new phone being unveiled later tonight, but, on the other hand, it’s a mere penny! Additionally, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is also being sold for much lower prices for ...

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LG jabs Samsung with Times Square billboard

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LG, proving that they aren’t afraid to throw rocks at a giant, has taken to Times Square with an ad of their own. Check out what is sitting directly above the Samsung teaser billboard in New York. Yep, LG has taken Samsung’s own play on the ‘4’ and incorporated it into ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 features demonstrated in YouTube videos

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 might be a few more hours off, but that doesn’t mean we can’t see what’s in store for the new smartphone. A YouTube user (iStevenCom) has uploaded four videos this morning which show off a number of new features for the Galaxy S4. You can hit the four ...

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Andy Rubin passes the Android torch to Sundar Pichai

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There’s some rather large news coming out of Mountain View today as Android lead Andy Rubin has decided to “hand over the reigns”. The word comes direct from Google CEO Larry Page who tells us Rubin will start a new chapter at Google. In Andy’s place, Sundar Pichai will ...

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Amazon shaves Kindle Fire HD 8.9 price to $269.99

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Amazon today announced that the Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ has received a price drop. Effective immediately, you can grab the best-selling tablet for as low as $269.99 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model. The 32GB variant is only $299.99 If you opt for the 4G LTE connection, you can score the 32GB edition ...

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Leaked Motorola device tips Google influence

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So you want to see what a new, post-acquisition Motorola handset looks like now that Google is more (or not at all) involved. Behold the first few images and video of an unknown model that appears to be one of the first of such collaborations. To be clear, this is not the rumored X-Phone. This, ...

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Google IO 2013 sells out within 45 minutes

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As if you might have expected anything else, Google I/O 2013 has sold out in a matter of minutes. How many minutes this time? Well, so far our unofficial report is that took only 45 minutes. To put that into perspective, let’s frame it against the last few years and the time it took to... ...

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HTC delay doesn’t apply to US models, says insider

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With word of an HTC One delay hitting the internet yesterday, a number of you were wondering whether or not the flagship smartphone would arrive in March. Reportedly, the UK edition is pushed back two weeks from March 15 to March 29. As for the U.S. models, we had not heard anything on either ...

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FCC approves T-Mobile and MetroPCS deal

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T-Mobile today announced that the FCC has officially given the go ahead on the proposed T-Mobile and MetroPCS merger. Initially announced in October 2012, the two carriers are hoping to join and offer shared spectrum portfolios, and roll out a better 4G LTE experience “We are pleased with the ...

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