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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1080p ZTE Grand S makes grand entrance at CES, availability to begin in China

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Please, sir, we’ll take another… device announcement, that is. ZTE yesterday announced the ZTE Grand S, a device that has leaked here and there for a little while now in the days heading up to CES. The device will feature full 1080p, and is being slated as the world’s thinnest ...

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Panasonic announces 7-inch JT-B1 Toughpad, the Toughbook of the tablet world

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If you’re familiar with Panasonic, then chances are you’re also familiar with their infamous Toughbook line of computers. Sturday and built to withstand anything thrown at them, these things are practically indestructible. Now, Panasonic hopes to dig further down into that niche ...

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Pantech Perception may have leaked, looks ready to impress

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Pantech, who’s making their presence known at CES this year, may have a new mid-level device heading to Verizon soon. The leak shows the Pantech Perception, and with it came details, such as a 720p LCD screen and a Qualcomm S4 CPU. Knowing what we know about Pantech, we can probably ...

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Samsung unveils 8-core Exynos 5 Octa mobile processor

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Samsung seems to really be trying to take the cake with their latest hardware announcement. Hot on the heels of the new Tegra 4 from NVIDIA and the Snapdragon 800 from Qualcomm, Sammy has announced a new chipset of their own – the Exynos 5 Octa. That’s right, folks. Octa. As in 8 ...

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Sprint to include local FM stations on some smartphones in 2013

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Is it ground-breaking? Hardly. Nonetheless, Sprint has announced that they will start introducing FM radio capability, thanks to a partnership with the American radio industry. The feature comes via what Sprint is calling “NextRadio”, which will feature a slew of interactive ...

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Watch NVIDIA’s CES press release in full

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If you’re looking to pick up all the information given in the NVIDIA press release at CES, then read ahead. You can check it out below, including the intro of the Tegra 4, in the video below. It’s a hefty 2 hours and 44 minutes long, but definitely worth a watch. Watch live video ...

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Alcatel unveils new Scribe HD LTE and 1080p Scribe X

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On the heels of yesterday’s announcement of three new devices from Alcatel, The company has announced two new devices in the same vein: the Scribe HD LTE, and the 1080p Scribe X. The Scribe X is a higher-end device, and comes out of the corner swinging in the spec department. We’re ...

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Qualcomm announces new lightning-fast Snapdragon chips 600 and 800

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At CES, Qualcomm recently announced two new chipset sure to impress: The Snapdragon 600 and the Snapdragon 800. How impressive, you ask? Let’s start with the 600, which has: Quad Core Krait 300 CPU at speeds up to 1.9 GHz per core Adreno 320 GPU LPDDR3 RAM support Up to 40-percent better ...

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Samsung inks deal with Dropbox for growing product lines

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Samsung today announced a new deal with Dropbox for a number of connected devices, including smartphones, cameras, and PCs. Much like you’ll see in the Galaxy Note II, existing and forthcoming products will include Dropbox integration out of the box. This will allow for uploading, ...

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