So-called “Limited Edition” Droid Ultra surfaces ahead of Verizon press event

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A so-called “Limited Edition” DROID ULTRA has spilled online just hours ahead of Verizon’s big Motorola reveal. Bearing a red racing stripe down the center of the back, the phone looks to be a rare version of the Ultra for special events, promotions, or Verizon employees. The photo shows ...

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Samsung debuts new Exynos 5 Octa processor for mobile devices

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Samsung introduced a new mobile processor on Tuesday which could soon find a home in future Android smartphones or tablets. The newest Exynos processor is powered by four ARM Cortex®-A15™ processors at 1.8GHz with four additional Cortex-A7™cores at 1.3 GHz in a big.LITTLE processing ...

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Moto X leak tips gesture-based camera controls

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The upcoming Moto X smartphone will feature gesture controls for the camera, according to new images obtained by the Android Police team. Reportedly, users will be able to swipe from side to side to pull up settings, access the gallery, and other features. We’ve previously learned that ...

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SONOS update lets users stream music store on Android devices

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Listen up Sonos lovers, there’s a great new update out there that’s gonna change things up quite nicely. Available now, the 4.1.1 release gives users the ability to stream music that is loaded on your Android smartphone or tablet. Indeed, all of those podcasts and songs you have ...

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LG posts teaser video for upcoming G2 smartphone

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LG is being anything but secretive about its upcoming Android smartphone, the G2. Set to arrive on August 7, the handset will feature a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and a host of other top-tier hardware. In typical LG fashion, the handset maker is teasing the next-generation of ...

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AT&T intros 300MB, 2GB Mobile Share plans for July 26

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AT&T announced on Monday that there will be two new options for customers who wish to take advantage of the Mobile Share plans. Set to take effect on July 26, AT&T’s new plans allow for either 300MB or 2GB of data to share. “We’ve seen an amazing response from customers since we ...

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Samsung schedules first developer conference for October 27

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The hardware maker's first conference takes place in San Francisco over the course of three days.

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LG VS890 Enact outed as upcoming Verizon smartphone

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Verizon will introduce the LG Enact as part of its mid-range smartphone lineup later this year, according to @evleaks. Specifics are light as of now, however we might look for a respectable display size, four capacitive buttons, and at least Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Our gut tells us that ...

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Samsung SM-P905 tablet could boast a 12.2-inch display

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A newly leaked Samsung SM-P905 could carry a 12.2-inch display size, according to Zauba . Reportedly, the SM-P900  UAProf tells of an ARM 11 processor with a display resolution of 2560×1600, or the same as what is found in the Nexus 10. It’s unclear how far along the development ...

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Moto X press image leaks ahead of formal unveiling

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You didn’t think we were done with all of the Moto X rumors, did you? Hardly – there’s still plenty of time between now and the August 1 unveiling for us to discover tiny tidbits of information. Take the official look, for instance, which finally looks to be confirmed. A tweet ...

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Nexus 7 render shows full front and back

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This past weekend saw the first official-looking renders of the new Nexus 7 arrive, giving us a rather clear image of the front and back. Set to arrive as soon as July 30 or July 31, the tablet may prove to be a little more sleek and svelte that its predecessor. Also surfacing in the... Read More

NVIDIA: Shield begins shipping July 31

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NVIDIA took to their official blog this Sunday to announce that the gaming console/entertainment device, SHIELD, is set to launch on July 31. Indeed, after roughly one month delay, the Tegra 4-powered Android unit is in full production. Last month, we made the difficult decision to delay the ...

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Moto X confirmed for August 1 announcement

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Motorola has started sending out invitations to the upcoming Moto X announcement; the long-rumored device is finally drawing close to its debut. We just received our invite which tells us that August 1 will be the day we get to put the rumor to bed. We’re super stoked, how about you? ...

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Yet another Nexus 7 leak confirms hardware

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Assuming the rumors are correct, we’re less than a week away from learning about the next-generation of Nexus 7 tablets. Google has scheduled a “breakfast with Sundar Pichai” where it is expected that we see the introduction of the new tablet and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.   

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Larry Page confirms 1.5 million Androids activated daily

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Google CEO Larry Page confirmed on Thursday that there are more than 1.5 million Android devices activated every day. It’s not the first time we’ve heard this figure; Eric Schmidt also made the claim earlier this year. With more than 900 million activated devices as of Google I/O ...

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