Evernote announces major update to Skitch app

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Evernote today announced a “major update” for its Skitch application for Android.  Details include a new, cleaner homescreen, cross-platform sync, improved search and more.  Seeing as how it’s a photo and sketch app at its heart, the new release features some great ...

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: Colors (by keeent)

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One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs.  Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyman user.  Some of just like to change the home screen ...

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Rovio provides first gameplay footage of Angry Birds Star Wars

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Up until now we’ve only heard about Angry Birds Star Wars and its upcoming November 8 launch.  Sure, we’ve seen teaser footage of the game but nothing that shows how the game will look when we get our greasy fingers on it.  That changes today as Rovio has given us our first in-game ...

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T-Mobile touts fall and holiday smartphone lineup

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Even though T-Mobile decided to scrap plans for their New York press event this evening,they went ahead and issued a press release tied to the same topic. It was expected that they would show off their fall lineup of devices, including stuff running Android and Windows Phone, and other ...

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What’s new in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean?

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It’s official, there’s a new Nexus smartphone coming in about two weeks.  Oh, and there’s also a new Nexus tablet coming on the same day.  Both are set to hit Google Play store on November 13 and will come loaded with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.  What’s new about this ...

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Prepare for disaster with these 30 essential Android apps

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You’d have to be completely unplugged from the world right now not to know about Hurricane Sandy and the impending Frankenstorm. Things are gonna get bad over the next couple of days and you need to be ready for whatever happens. This week can and will see canceled flights, closed transit ...

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PSA: Google, T-Mobile events scrapped in wake of Hurricane Sandy

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Here’s a quick and friendly public service announcement to let you all know that Google’s Android-related event has been scrapped today as a result of Hurricane Sandy.  What’s more, T-Mobile has also decided to push their fall showcase as well.  It’s not immediately ...

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When is my carrier getting the Galaxy Note II?

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There’s been a lot of chatter these past few weeks about the Samsung Galaxy Note II, and deservedly so. It’s a badass device that all major carriers are expected to carry this fall. So, now you’ve been convinced that it’s the handset for you and you’re looking to ...

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Samsung airing three new ads for Galaxy S III

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Samsung looks to be slowing with those commercial that poke fun of iPhone users who are waiting hours for the next, big thing.  We noticed that the hardware maker uploaded three new videos to YouTube that promote the Galaxy S III, one still taking a swipe at iPhone.  We’ve embedded the ...

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Angry Birds Seasons adds 30 levels, ghost bricks, more with Haunted Hogs update

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Rovio Mobile has released another 30 levels of fun, festive, pig smashing in their latest Angry Birds Seasons update, Haunted Hogs.  In addition to simply more levels of the popular game, this update sees the integration of  ”ghost bricks” which behave differently from regular ...

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Look ma, more Nexus 4 pictures

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What do you know, more photos of the Nexus 4 have landed online with less than one week to go before we see it officially announced. The source @evleaks (whodathunkit) has provided what appears to be press renders that might find their way onto the Play Store site. There are no new specs or ...

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Are you guilty of “Sh*t Android Users Say”?

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Ever find yourself saying one or more of the following things about Android or the iPhone?  Ever run down someone else’s handset choice or talk up yours like crazy?  Sure you have.  Check out the video below (after the break), passed to us by the folks at Mobile Phone Finder.  While we ...

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: The Future, Pie UI Reimagined

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One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs.  Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyman user.  Some of just like to change the home screen ...

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Comparing the Nexus 7 to the iPad mini

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Well, it’s official.  Apple has a 7.9-inch iPad mini coming in the next few weeks and it cost $329 or more.  Hide yo kids, hide you wives, this thing is going to kill off Android tablets.  If you listen to Apple tell it, the new device is going to be embraced unlike anything we’ve ...

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Five for Friday: Android apps for traveling on a budget

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Got some travel plans coming up this holiday season?  Of course you are; you’ve got family spread all over the globe and you’re the type of person to who loves to visit them all.  Our next question is, what are you doing to save on your expenses?  You’ve got an Android device ...

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