Lenovo outs trifecta of tablets at IFA

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With all the big Samsung announcements, we almost overlooked a trio of Android tablets that Lenovo showed off at IFA last week. Lenovo looks to be taking some shots at Asus with these devices, as two of them have keyboard docks. But enough about friendly market competition, let’s get into ...

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Updated Paypal app, new UI

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Paypal recently updated their app to version 4.0.0.1., bringing us a brand new UI and bringing the web payment solution’s mobile client more into line with Android’s design language. We also get a new functionality surrounding account management as well as sending and requesting ...

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Save 20% on Android accessories with Cruzerlite’s Labor Day Sale

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Need to pick up a new protective case for your Android smartphone or tablet?  If you haven’t checked out Cruzerlite yet then you’re doing yourself a disservice.  These guys are fast becoming one of the bigger and better accessory makers dedicated to Android devices. Not only that, ...

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Photos of rumored HTC phablet leaked, headed to Verizon?

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We’ve been hearing for some time that HTC might be cooking up a Galaxy Note 2 competitor, and now more details are trickling in via some leaked photos. Sadly, we haven’t heard anything in the realm of specs for the device, but the black and red accents could mean that this bad boy ...

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In Brief: Android stuff worth knowing (Aug 31)

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[dropcap1 variation="hotpink"]A[/dropcap1] new Kickstarter project called BERO is a 4” Google Android-inspired robot that runs on an open source app via Bluetooth.  Users can move the arms, head, make the robot dance to music and react to smartphone notifications.  Look for these to ship ...

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Take our HTC Quiz and win a FREE solar charger! (GIVEAWAY X5)

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UPDATE: We’ve pulled the winning names and emailed the lucky folks.  Thanks to all of you who participated, we will be back with more great stuff to give away! John Montes De Oca Nancy Williams Jason James Joseph Case Rick Brewster Pssst. Hey you, come here. Want to win a free Soladec ...

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IDs, loyalty cards, and third-party passes coming to Google Wallet

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Robin Dua, head of project management for Google Wallet, talked about some new features that Google Wallet users might see in the near future. Dua said that he wants Google Wallet users to have the ability to store gift cards, travel itinerary, receipts, tickets and much more. In a nutshell, ...

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Orbotix to launch host of games for Sphero, entertain us even more

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Sphero owners will soon have more to do with that robotic ball than just draw circles, as Orbotix has announced several (five, to be exact) Sphero-specific games that are sure to occupy hours days of free time. Each game is different from the next, so there should be something for everyone. ...

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RadioShack’s no-contract rate plans leaked

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There have been rumors about  no-contract plans over at Radio Shack. These rumors can now be put to rest! We have leaked screen shots of these new plans and all details and pictures to go with them. This new service for Smartphones will be offering two options. The first will include unlimited ...

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Video editing app Magisto now on Android

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Magisto automatically turns plain videos into beautifully edited and produced movies, perfect for sharing. Magisto, a video editing app that allows you to shoot and edit videos from your handset, is now available on Android. There is not much to this app and it is very, very simple. You choose ...

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LG announces a quad-core LTE beast with Optimus G

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LG today announced their newest super phone the LG Optimus G.  Packing some amazing specs, the word super phone is not a stretch.  Details include a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor with LTE capabilities, a 4.7-inch 1280×768 True HD Screen, and 2GB RAM.  Powered by Android ...

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More details released for HTC Desire X

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The info we had concerning the HTC Desire X  looks correct according to the new spec sheet. Now we have a few more details, including pictures of the box, spec sheet, and comparison against the HTC One X. The image below is allegedly the retail packaging for the Desire X The specs include: ...

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5.8-inch Samsung Galaxy Player gets official

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As anticipated, Samsung has announced their latest media player, the Samsung Galaxy Player 5.8.  Details for the massive handheld put it firmly between Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab 7 space, with reasonable hardware and an Ice Cream Sandwich experience.  We don’t have a price just yet but ...

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iLuv MobiAir review

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We’re undoubtedly swimming in accessories these days and as an Android user, the options are practically endless. Between Bluetooth speakers, Bluetooth headphones, wired speakers, and wired headphones, it’s often difficult to know what’s worth your time and what isn’t. ...

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HTC says Beats are here to stay

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The past few days had seen quite a stir about whether or not HTC would be removing Beats Audio from future handsets.  According to an official statement out of the company, the enhanced experience looks to be here to stay. HTC remains strongly committed to Beats Audio and including their ...

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