WSJ: 5 million HTC One sales so far

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How about a little bit of positive news for HTC today? According to the Wall Street Journal, HTC has already sold 5 million units of the HTC One flagship smartphone. While this is about half of what Samsung has done with the Galaxy S4, it’s a commendable figure nonetheless. “Orders ...

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Cricket announces Samsung Galaxy S4 for June 7

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No-contract wireless provider Cricket today announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S4. Priced at $599, the 4G LTE smartphone will be offered starting from June 7. Qualified customers can purchase the device at $54.99 down with monthly payments. Cricket provides a variety of ...

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Sprint’s XFON may have passed through FCC

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A Motorola XT1056 recently passed through the FCC showing support for Sprint’s LTE bands.  Judging by the model number, we might assume this is one of the rumored XFON (X Phone) devices slated for arrival in the near future. With this model we now have three seemingly confirmed XFON devices to ...

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You have to check out the photo search feature in Google+

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You'll be seriously impressed with how well Google categorizes your images.

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HTC reportedly in “utter freefall” as execs jump ship

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We’re not here to beat a dead (or dying) horse and we hate to cover any Android player in a bad light, but that’s what we have to do from time to time. As most of you know, HTC is having a tough go at things over the last few quarters and is really, really... Read More

Bitdefender’s Clueful provides insight into your Android apps

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Bitdefender has released its latest Android app today, Clueful, as a tool for users to gain insight into their installed apps. Available as a free download, the app looks at a user’s apps to help them better understand how each deals with your information and/or privacy. As Bitdefender ...

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Find the best parking spots in more than 1,800 cities with ParkMe

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Ever take a road trip to a new (read: major) city and find yourself wondering where the heck you can park the car? Who is the closest? Who has the best rates? It’s a tough problem to contend with, especially if you’re only in town for a few hours or days. ParkMe announced on ...

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Boost Mobile dials up waterproof Kyocera Hydro EDGE

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Sprint and Boost Mobile announced on Tuesday that the waterproof Kyocera Hydro Edge will be offered later this summer. Pricing and exact timing are not clear however we’ll get those details closer to the launch. Key specifications for the Kyocera Hydro EDGE include Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, ...

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U.S. Cellular adds rugged Kyocera Hydro XTRM to lineup

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U.S. Cellular announced on Tuesday that the waterproof and shock-proof Kyocera Hydro XTRM will soon join its smartphone roster. the 4G LTE handset runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a 4-inch impact resistant display and1.2GHz dual-core processor, as well as Military Standard 810G ...

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Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile to offer Samsung Galaxy S 3 in June

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Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile announced on Monday that both carriers will soon offer the 4G LTE-ready Samsung Galaxy S 3. Pricing and exact timing will be announced by the respective providers in short order however we expect each to release the smartphone in June. Specifications for the ...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 may be Intel-powered

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Intel could be the chipmaker of choice for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1, according to recently spied benchmarks. As noted by SamMobile, the GLBenchmark site shows both the GT-P5200 and GT-P5210 as being powered by a 1.6GHz dual-core Atom Z2560 processor. The difference, as you likely ...

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HTC One to receive Android 4.2.2 “very soon”, source indicates

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The HTC One is set to receive its Android 4.2.2 update in the very near future, according to trusted tweeter @LlabTooFeR. A number of tweets over the last few days paint a picture of the smartphone picking up the latest release of Jelly Bean with an HTC Sense 5.1 experience. @nitrozk End of ...

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Add a bit of Google Play design to your homescreen with PlayBar UCCW

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Want to change your home screen up just a smidge? Here’s a great app we just discovered called PlayBar UCCW. As the title suggests, it is a pack of pre-designed widgets that work within Ultimate Custom Widget (UCCW). The bundle features access to a handful of the most common apps and ...

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New details trickle in for Verizon’s XFON

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The picture grows a little bit clearer today for the Verizon edition of the so-called X Phone/XFON as new details have surfaced. Thanks to the team at Droid Life we now have an understanding as to what model number and basic specs to look forward to seeing. According to their source, the XFON ...

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Images provide first look at ruggedized Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

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The first images of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 have leaked online, giving us a look at how the device might look for the rugged smartphone. Photos, obtained by GSMArena, show the handset as having three hardware buttons as well as a stronger, reinforced shell. The specs for the Samsung ...

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