Pantech debuts Vega LTE-A IM-A880S for South Korea

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Pantech has announced a new Android smartphone for its home-turf Korean market which includes a couple of cutting-edge features. For starters, the Vega LTE-A IM-A880S (what a mouthful) boasts a quad-core 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB RAM, a 13-megapixel rear camera, and 16GB/32GB storage ...

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Google Play Store update improves overall usability

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A new version of the Google Play Store has started making its way onto Android handsets and tablets. Tapped with the release of 4.3.10, it’s a slight adjustment on multiple fronts. In other words, nothing major, more “enhanced” overall experience than anything. First noticed ...

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HTC says “big things ahead” in new Vine, Instagram videos

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Is this the start of the Robert Downey Jr. Era of HTC or the HTC One Max?...Or both?

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Android Events: AndroidTO returns to Toronto on October 17

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Listen up Android developers! Android TO returns to Toronto, Canada on October 17 for its fourth go ’round. Tickets are available for the all-day event and sponsors and speakers have already started lining up. We believe that 2013 is the year where Android moves beyond just being an ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini appears Verizon-bound

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Newly released photos and recent Bluetooth SIG documents suggest Verizon will soon offer the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. A Samsung SCH-i435 has been spotted at the Bluetooth SIG website, matching up with pictures obtained by Engadget. Pricing and availability are unknown; Samsung and Verizon have ...

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Pair of HTC One Max pictures surface online

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The plus-sized HTC One experience known as the HTC One Max has found its way online via a pair of photos. Obtained by ePrice, the two images show exactly what you might expect – a larger HTC One. Rumors suggest the HTC One Max will feature a 5.9-inch display, quad-core Snapdragon 800 ...

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Samsung’s ‘Note the date’ invitations tap new Galaxy Note for September 4

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Samsung has started sending out invitations for the upcoming Galaxy Note 3 announcement. Set to kick off on September 4, the emails are tagged as “Note the date” instead of the oft-used “save the date”. The play on words could not be any more obvious; we’ve ...

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Spotify rolls out new ‘Browse’ page for moods, moments, and more

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Spotify announced on Monday that a new “Browse” page has been added to the music streaming service. Designed to further help listeners discover new music and artists as well as find the right songs for the moment, it’s a bunch of handpicked playlists. Headed out for a long ...

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Samsung Android-powered flip phone to be called Galaxy Golden, report says

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The rumored upcoming clamshell Android-powered smartphone from Samsung will most likely be called the Galaxy Golden, reports Korean site Clien.net. Details are still somewhat light for this one but do include a 3.7-inch display, Android 4.2, a 1.7GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor, LTE, ...

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Google introduces Android Device Manager

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Google announced late last week that a new Android Device Manager service will make it possible to locate missing or stolen devices. Slated to roll officially out later this month, we’ve already noticed a handful of readers that are seeing the update on their handset. Details include the ...

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Verizon now offering 500MB Share Everything option for $40 per month

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Right on the heels of a new plan from AT&T, Verizon sneaks in a costly entry-level option.

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T-Mobile will not stock Moto X in stores

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While T-Mobile does plan to offer support for the Moto X smartphone, you won’t find one in the retail stores around the country. Speaking with AllThingsD, T-Mobile’s Chief Marketing Officer Mike Sievert said that the device will not be “immediately” offered in stores. ...

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Motorola to offer lower-cost Moto X in coming months

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Like the idea of Motorola’s new Moto X smartphone line but aren’t quite sold on spending $200 for one? Perhaps you’re more of a pre-paid/no-contract type user who doesn’t like to commit to long term plans.  You’re in luck; Motorola plans to release less expensive ...

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Jelly Bean moves forward, accounts for 40 percent of Android platform

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Two out of every five Android devices accessing the Google Play Store over the last two weeks were found to run Jelly Bean.

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30 more grungy and rusty wallpapers for your Android

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Looking to change up your Android home screen?  It doesn’t get much easier than swapping out the wallpaper; it’s one of the quickest ways to breath new life into the mobile experience. ABOUT THIS THEME: This collection of wallpapers is based around the common theme of Grungy & ...

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