In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Oct 5)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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Five for Friday: Android apps for sharing and synchronizing files

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Fact: Android is pretty awesome.  No other mobile platform makes it so easy to share a photo, email, thought, or file.  Thanks to a great selection of apps, there are seemingly endless ways in which we can share something with our friends, family, or ourselves.  But what about when we wanna ...

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Listen to AndroidGuys #130 “The Nexus Ultimatum”

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RECORDED LIVE OCT. 04, 2012 In this week’s episode the guys tackle the late-breaking rumors that surround the Google Nexus project and one of its potential devices, the LG Optimus G.  After discussing all the stuff that is slated to go into the changed Nexus initiative  we delve into what ...

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Quarkie headphones review

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Don’t laugh when we tell you this but some of the best-sounding headphones we’ve played with these last few weeks have giant viper snakes that stick out of your ear.  No, seriously.  Their called Quarkie, they look quirky, but they sound terrific.  We tested two models: Viper Head ...

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Jazz up your smartphone with a Bling My Thing case

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Bedazzle that Samsung Galaxy S III with a case that speaks to your glamorous side.

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Get this look on your Android smartphone: XUI.v2

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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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Five for Friday: Android apps for Pinterest fans

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You’d have to keep your head in the sand to not know that Pinterest has taken off like crazy this past year.  Seems like everywhere you turn, someone is sharing something (pinning) a blog post about some craft, recipe, or activity that they really adore.  It’s all good, we’ve ...

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Samsung announces Martian Pink Galaxy S III for Korea

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Samsung has introduced a new Martian Pink version of its Galaxy S III, smartphone, making it available for South Korean consumers.  As the 7th color option for the flagship handset, the pink edition will be offered in a limited, 100,000 unit capacity.  There’s no indication yet that this ...

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Rhapsody Android app gets an update

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The new update for Rhapsody brings it to 3.0.1. With this update we get some new features: The ability to download individual albums and tracks for offline playback Decide where on your device to store the files (internal, fixed SD, removable SD) The previous update (2.2.4) increased playback ...

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Samsung’s ‘Next Big Thing’ ads get update in wake of iPhone 5

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Samsung has a brand new version of its “Next Big Thing” ad campaign ready to hit television airwaves and we’ve got an embedded copy below.  Timed, not coincidentally, with the release of Apple’s new iPhone, the video points out all the stuff that people are getting in ...

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ZTE announces slim Grand Era U985 for China

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ZTE have announced a few things for their customers and we have some news to pass along for all of you fans out there. Let’s cover their super slim Grand Era U985! The Grand Era U985 is a historical breakthrough in domestic China handsets: It contains a PC-class Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core ...

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Five for Friday: Android apps for buying and selling your stuff

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Over the past few months we have helped you with apps that make it easy to save a buck or two and manage your finances.  Thanks to AndroidGuys, you’re getting your life back in order and on the path to financial freedom.  Right?  So now you’ve saved a bunch of money and are looking ...

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Chrome for Android gets first update since leaving beta

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Google Chrome has been updated for the first time since it’s release from beta. The update includes security and stability improvements and now has new location preference integrated. Google also made a few changes to YouTube, so your video controls now work in full screen mode and videos ...

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This Day in Android: LG announces first Android handset (2009)

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Can you believe that it was three years ago today that LG announced their first Android-based smartphone, the LG-GW620? Seems like only yesterday (single tear from cheek). For reasons unknown, the handset didn’t even have a catchy name, just the strange model number.  Nevertheless, it was ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 11)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits, which for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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