AT&T acquires Alltel’s 585,000 customers and spectrum bands for $780 million in cash

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Well, this was slightly unexpected. AT&T has announced that they will completely acquire the Alltel brand, to include all of their 585,000 customers and spectrum. The deal set AT&T back a hard $780 million, a price tag which AT&T plans to make up for with its new found 700, 850, and ...

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More possible pictures of the Galaxy S IV leak

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When things start heating up like this, they’re bound to happen soon. A new purported leak has emerged of the Samsung Galaxy S IV, and it’s looking slightly different than other reported leaks: noticeably, a slightly different design including a slightly different bezel than the ...

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Eight incredibly awesome web browser alternatives for Android

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In the mood to change your web browsing experience on your Android smartphone or tablet? You’re in luck! Android offers a number of alternative options to choose from, some of which are downright awesome. A few of these may sound a bit familiar to seasoned cell phone users as they have ...

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From the rumor mill: Motorola X phone to be sold cheaply on Google Play, unlockable on Verizon, and available on multiple carriers

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Over at Droid-Life, there’s some inside information leaking that may or may not be of any actual value… but we can hope. The rumor mill is now pushing hard on the Motorola X phone, and dropping lists like the following: Motorola X Phone will be announced at Google I/O in May. ...

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Get this look for your Android homescreen: Ideo White

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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 everyday user. Some of just want to change the home screen ...

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with NFC to launch this month

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If you’ve been looking at your options for a new phone, and have been considering a Galaxy S3 Mini, chances are you noticed the lack of NFC support in the current model. Later this month, however, that will change, and Samsung is launching an NFC-capable version in the UK this month. ...

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Sony Xperia Tablet Z now official, also shows off for the camera [video]

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Sony has officially announced the Sony Xperia Tablet Z, and it looks pretty slick. As far as specs, we’re looking at: 10.1-inch Android 4.1 1920 x 1200 display quad-core 1.5GHz processor 8-megapixel camera Backside illuminated sensor The tablet is only 6.9mm thick, making it, as far as we ...

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T-Mobile holding a Valentine’s Day promo, rumor suggests (BRIEF)

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They say: …T-Mobile is planning a Valentine’s Day sale… Unfortunately, we don’t have any details to go on — but smart money would have us believe any sale would likely be focused on Value Plan offerings… T-Mobile is planning for a “blackout” period for the last two weeks of ...

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Thumb Keyboard review: The keyboard your tablet always needed – 50% off for a limited time

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Your tablet is a great asset. Bigger than your run-of-the-mill phone, it gives you the opportunity to use your favorite mobile OS on a slightly grander, much more efficient scale. One issue? Trying to use the darn thing while still being able to multi-task elsewhere. If you’ve got a ...

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Android 4.2 update for Sprint Galaxy Nexus now live

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If you’ve got a Sprint Galaxy Nexus, then listen up. Google is now hosting the Android 4.2 update (JOP40D) on their servers, and it’s ready to be downloaded. The update won’t be coming through OTA, but you can snag it from Google and install it yourself. The update weights in ...

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Get this look for your Android homescreen: Tiles 2.1

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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 everyday user. Some of just want to change the home screen ...

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Super Battleships app review

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The classic strategy, turn-based board game has a number of Android iterations... is this the one for you?

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What is an IP rating anyways?

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Ever wonder what the different IP ratings mean? Here's a handy primer...

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Watch Samsung’s CES 2013 keynote in its entirety

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If you’re just dying to live through CES 2013 vicariously through the internet, then check out the video below. It’s the entire Samsung Keynote at CES, in all its one hour, three minute glory. you can follow along with Mr. Woo as he talks octa-core (at 12:34), flexible displays (at ...

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Samsung announces the Galaxy S2 Plus

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Samsung has just introduced the new Galaxy S2 Plus, a device with a minor bump up in specs from the regular S2. The device will be running Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean alongside the infamous Touchwiz Nature UX, and has a 4.3-inch WVGA Super AMOLED Plus display, 1.2GHz dual core CPU, 1GB RAM, 8MP ...

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