30 great wallpapers for your Android

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Enjoy this week's random gallery of fun, vibrant wallpapers for your Android smartphone or tablet!

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps you should know this week (August 8)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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HTC Desire 500 officially coming to Europe in August

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According to a recent press release, the recently announced HTC Desire 500 will be making its way to Europe this month. While prices and full availability aren’t yet available, speculation puts the Desire 500 at around $400 USD. The Desire 500 comes with: 4.3-inch WVGA display 1.2GHz ...

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NVIDIA releases SHIELD open source materials and recovery image

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Devs, start your engines. NVIDIA has officially released both the open source materials and data, as well as the recovery image, for SHIELD. According to NVIDIA, this gaming system should have developers licking their chops, touting dev-friendly features such as: World-class Tegra 4 development ...

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New press release leak shows off blue HTC One

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Our good friends over at @evleaks have done it again, this time with a new HTC One. The color is what sets this one apart from the rest, with a pretty elegant blue casing. Speculations put this device on shelves some time this year, but there is, of course, nothing to show that officially. ...

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Get This Look: Google Grid

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present this weekly series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new look for your Android handset and tell you which apps you’ll need if... ...

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Amazon limited-time deal sees Kindle Fire HD selling for $159

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The limited-time $40 OFF deal is for back-to-school shopping but it could also be a way of clearing out stock for a new line of Kindle products.

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Amazon best-sellers: (AT&T smartphones)

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Save on your next smartphone purchase with one of these Amazon deals!

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In Brief: Android-related things worth knowing today

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A short and sweet collection of other things going on in the Android space.

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SwiftKey – faster, easier, more accurate typing for phones and tablets

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What is SwiftKey? SwiftKey for Android replaces your device’s on-screen keyboard to help you type in an easier, faster and less frustrating way.   SwiftKey is an app I personally use to replace the default keyboard on my HTC One X. It has definitely helped to eliminate those frustrating ...

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Ballistic SE – Dual-stick shooting comes to Android with a light show

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Ballistic SE brings a smooth, welcome addition to the much-hyped, but ultimately lacking, catalog of twin-stick shooters on Android.  With the proper setup, Ballistic SE will have you frantically whizzing around your phone’s screen dodging a fireworks display’s worth of missiles and ...

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Three great camera apps for serious shutterbugs

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While many of us prefer the plain vanilla Android experience of a Nexus device, a Google Experience device, or an AOSP ROM, there is at least one area where it lags behind phone manufacturers’ enhancements: the camera app. On Friday, we learned that the CyanogenMod team is working on an ...

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The Ubuntu Edge gets completely explained in 8 minutes [video]

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If the Ubuntu Edge phone has you confused, then check this out. Marques Brownlee has taken to YouTube to explain to the masses what the new IndieGoGo campaign is all about. Here’s a few highlights: The Ubuntu edge will run Android AND Ubuntu The Ubuntu docked OS will be able to talk ...

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ChromeCast gets the teardown treatment

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Google recently announced their new media-streaming-slash-internet-throwing “ChromeCast” dongle. Now, of course, the folks at iFixIt have gotten their hands on it, and they’ve done what they do best – torn it to pieces. So what are we looking at internally? ...

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Superuser on Android 4.3 gets sketchy

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According to a recent post by Koushik Dutta, aka – Koush, on Google+, there are some issues with the Superuser functionality in Android 4.3. According to Koush: “Basically /system is mounted as nosuid to any zygote spawned process (ie, all Android apps). Root will still continue to ...

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