Google Apps customers get Google Play Private Channel

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Google Apps users now have access to a private, custom Google Play experience, thanks to the introduction of Google Play Private Channel. Designed to help users distribute internal applications to employees and subordinates, it appears to fit right inside the normal Play Store.You can see from ...

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New, easier way to sign up for Facebook Messenger for Android

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Available initially in select countries, the move should help Facebook steal away new users.

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Toshiba intros $350 Excite 10 SE tablet for December 6

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Toshiba today introduced a new tablet, the Excite 10 SE, a rather affordable 10-inch experience with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at its core. Priced at $349.99, the tablet arrives later this week (December 6), and should muddy up the Android waters a bit. We’re still waiting for a clear leader ...

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AT&T announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for Galaxy S III

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AT&T today announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S III. As is the case with other updates of its kind, the handset benefits from new goodies such as Google Now, enhanced notifications, camera features, and more. Unfortunately, due to its ...

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Beautiful Widgets 5.0 arrives in Google Play

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One of our favorite Android widgets gets better with a Jelly Bean refresh.

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Google releases new Maps API for Android developers

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Google today announced an update to the Google Maps API which gives developers a better, more comprehensive set of tools to integrate maps into Android apps.  It will be easier than ever to insert vector-based maps into applications, according to Google. Launching today as part of Google Play ...

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AT&T 4G LTE network now encompasses 150 million U.S. residents

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AT&T has expanded its 4G LTE network to six new markets, three in the United States, three in Puerto Rico. With these new metro areas, the carrier now blankets 150 million people across 109 markets. Things seem to be moving pretty quickly for AT&T however they’ll want to step on ...

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Best Buy knocking $99 off HTC smartphones on December 4

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Best Buy will be holding a one-day sale tomorrow, December 4, where the retailer will discount HTC smartphones. The promotion, which you likely know from the headline, will be $99 off HTC smartphones. Among those getting the discount treatment are popular models such as the One X (AT&T), ...

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Sony issues minor updates to Xperia P, U, go and sola

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Sony today announced that minor updates are being deployed to the Xperia P, Xperia U, Xperia go and Xperia sola. Each device is staying with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, however the updates include bug fixes and performance enhancements. The Ice Cream Sandwich firmware includes improvements ...

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More proof of a 7-inch Galaxy Note

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New benchmarks have been spotted which seem to substantiate the claims that Samsung may be readying a 7-inch version of the Galaxy Note experience. Previous DLNA certifications, which suggested that a GT-N5110 was on the horizon, line up pretty closely with the model number (GT-N5100) in these ...

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Samsung SCH-S960L found in recent benchmarks

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Another high-end device with a 720p HD display could be around the corner.

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Rumors bubble up for next round of Samsung models

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Samsung may not wait a full year before they announce the next iteration of Galaxy S smartphone, according to new rumors out of SamMobile. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the tech blog advises that the presumed Galaxy S4 will arrive in April 2013. For what it’s worth, the device ...

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Dyzplastic debuts Frankie Frost collectible Android figure

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Got $10 lying around, waiting for a reason to be spent? We’ve got that reason: another limited edition Android collectible. Set to go on sale on Thursday, December 6, the old-timey Frankie Frost collectible will cost only $10 a pop. There’s a limit of two per customer so be sure to ...

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Verizon: Android 4.1 arrives for Droid Razr HD, Droid Razr Maxx HD

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Verizon today announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is ready to head out the door for two more smartphones. Starting next week, the Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD will see the 276MB file download. Once installed, users will enjoy new features such as enhanced notifications, ...

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Redbox Instant video to launch in coming weeks

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The Verizon-powered Redbox Instant video streaming service is expected to launch in the coming weeks, according to GigaOM. The would-be Netflix-killer could get started as soon as December 17, with an Android app ready to roll. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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