Is Google worried about Samsung?

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Is Google afraid that Samsung could throw its weight around? Would Samsung be wrong?

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ZTE announces 5.7-inch Grand Memo

ZTE today announced a 5.7-inch Android smartphone for launch in the second quarter of 2013. Called the Grand Memo, it’s an all around large and powerful experience with a 720p HD display. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the ZTE Grand Memo is one of the first handsets to employ ...

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Lenovo announces trio of Android tablets for Q2

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Lenovo yesterday announced a trio of Android-based tablets, Lenovo has officially announced three new tablets, all running Jelly Bean: S6000, A3000 and A1000. The new A-series are 7-inch models with the A1000 aimed at first-time tablet owners and the A3000 packing more of a punch. The S6000 is ...

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Boost Mobile announces HTC One SV and Boost Force

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Boost Mobile today announced a pair of Android smartphones with 4G LTE connectivity, the HTC One SV and Boost Force. Both will available starting from March 7 and will cost  $299.99 and $199.99, respectively. Both Android-powered smartphones pair the speed of 4G LTE with the value of Boost ...

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Virgin Mobile dials up Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE

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Virgin Mobile today announced its first 4G LTE smartphone is now available. Priced at $299.99, the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE can be purchases online at virginmobileusa.com. Details include a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 4-inch display, 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing ...

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Sony intros ‘world’s slimmest and lightest tablet’, Tablet Z

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Sony today introduced the “world’s slimmest and lightest” tablet, the Tablet Z. Built with many of the same design cues and aesthetics of the Xperia Z smartphone, the 10.1-inch tablet will launch globally in Q2 calendar 2013. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, hardware details ...

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Samsung Unpacked invite confirms Galaxy S4 for March 14

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And there you have it, the official invitation to the Samsung Unpacked event for March 14. It’s not even a question as to what will be unveiled as the teaser makes multiple references to the Galaxy S4. Ready 4 The Show…   Come and meet the next Galaxy… Samsung (Twitter)

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LG refreshes Android portfolio at Mobile World Congress

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LG has refreshed its Android portfolio at Mobile World Congress, shedding details on a number of devices.  From the top on down, things are new and improved for the handset maker and momentum should continue to build for LG. Quick details for each model include: The Optimus G Pro features a ...

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Samsung confirms Galaxy S4 announcement for March 14

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Samsung has confirmed that it will be unveiling the Galaxy S4 at a press event on March 14. Taking place in New York, the announcement date falls in line with previous rumors. Whereas last year’s Galaxy S3 debut was in London, the new flagship kickoff will take place in a spot much closer ...

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Huawei Ascend P2 announced as world’s fastest 4G LTE smartphone

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Huawei today announced the latest member of its Android arsenal in the form of the Ascend P2. Expected to hit markets in the second quarter of the year, the Ascend P2 is an Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean handset with a 4.7-inch 720p HD display. Additional hardware details include a 1.5GHz quad-core ...

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Samsung debuts 1TB HomeSync media hub

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In addition to rolling out a new member of the Galaxy Note 8.0, Samsung today introduced a new 1TB media hub for your living room. Dubbed HomeSync, it’s an Android 4.1.2 powered drive that allows up to eight separate accounts to share content to and from other Galaxy devices. Want to ...

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Samsung introduces Galaxy Note 8

Samsung today introduced the next member of the Galaxy Note family, officially unveiling the Galaxy Note 8.0. As the name implies, the tablet features an 8-inch display, however the finer details include 8” WXGA (1280×800, 189 ppi) resolution. Powered by Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, the ...

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Google IO 2013 registration and pricing details

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Hey developers! Looking to make the annual trek to San Francisco for Google I/O 2013? You’ll want to circle March 13 on your calendar and set aside no less than $900 for registration.  Registration for the three day event will begin at 7AM PST (10 AM EST) where it will likely sell out in ...

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Leaked cases tease possible Galaxy S 4 design

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New images of smartphones cases purported to work with the Samsung Galaxy S4 could reveal a bit about the design of the upcoming handset. As you’ll see in the photos below, the Galaxy S4 looks to feature a more square-ish and angular design than its predecessor. What’s more, the ...

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Motorola answers “Will my device receive an upgrade” with new site

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Motorola, in an attempt to be more transparent with its user base, has created a new site dedicated to Android software updates. In a nutshell, the site lets one pick their carrier and phone to receive any software update details. The Photon Q (Sprint), for instance, is marked as “device ...

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