50 Android apps you must install before the world ends

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Get the most out of your Android phone or tablet with these essential apps and games.

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DEAD TRIGGER gets Christmas update

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The game DEAD TRIGGER has received a special update for the holidays. Notable things in the update include: New features: How many waves you can defeat in the new NORTH POLE CHRISTMAS ARENA? Prepare for an encounter with ZANTA, a new Christmas Boss! Try out the new GRENADE ...

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: winter homescreen

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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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Taiwanese manufacturers expect over 1 million Nexus 7 tablets to be sold in December

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With the holidays upon us, it’s really no surprise that manufacturing and sales are up for multiple Android devices out there. However, an estimate of over 1 million Nexus 7 units to be sold this month, while generous, may be a spot-on prediction. The Nexus 7 started out selling ...

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Google Currents now features breaking news, other improvements

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If you’re a fan of Google Currents, then you’ll love this. The app now features breaking news items, rated by Google. The really cool part? The breaking news items can also come from sources that you aren’t subscribed to, keeping you up to date no matter what your interests ...

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New YotaPhone will feature LCD screen on one side, E-Ink on the other

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We’ve seen cool. We’ve seen awesome. But this… I just don’t know what to think about this. A new device, dubbed the YotaPhone, will feature dual screens, but probably not the way you’re thinking. The phone will feature not only a 4.3″ LCD screen on the front, ...

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LG Optimus G2 may have a 5.5-inch, 1080p display

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If you’re a fan of awesome quality screens (which is a bit like saying “if you’re a fan of oxygen”), then you’ll love this next churn-out from the rumor mill. LG is said to be putting a 5.5-inch 1080p display on the Optimus G2. According to a Korean publication, ...

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Verizon may soon be carrying the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

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It’s looking like we’ll soon be seeing a new tablet hit Verizon shelves: the Galaxy Note 10.1. Samsung’s typical Note 10.1 lineup would be at play here (from what we can see), as the Wi-Fi Alliance website is showing the SCH-i925 to receive dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n ...

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Premium Suite upgrade coming to Samsung Galaxy S3

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The Galaxy S3 is about to get even cooler. How? Samsung is going to start rolling out the Premium Suite upgrade. which adds in some features and enhancements for the device. The suite will smell heavily of features from the Note 2 and the Note 10.1. Here’s what we’ll be seeing: Did ...

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In Brief: 21 other Android-related things worth knowing (December 7)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, photos, videos, infographics, 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 ...

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Google+ introduces Communities, network now 235 million active users strong

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According to Google, their Google+ network is continuing to pick up steam. With over 500 million total accounts, over half – 235 million – are active, making G+ the fastest growing social network around. To help continue the traffic growth, Google has now announced Google+ ...

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Samsung opens their first “Mobile Store” in Paris

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That’s right, folks… we still keep up to date with our friends across the lake. Samsung has now opened their first “Samsung Mobile Store” in Paris, France. The idea is new to Samsung, who has had brand stores before, but never one dedicated only to mobile. This means ...

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HTC showing financial improvement in November

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No, HTC isn’t exactly going down the tubes, but this last year has been tough for the Taiwanese manufacturer. However, according to the release of their unaudited revenue report for November, the company is showing a positive growth, and at a better rate than before. The report shows HTC ...

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Galaxy grand DUOS to come to Samsung in 2013, dubbed GT-I8092

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Samsung is slated to bring a new high-end Android phone to the market in 2013, dubbed the DUOS. It will come in 2 colors, “elegant white” and “metallic blue”, and will have the model number GT-I8092. the phone should come complete with: 5″ 480×800 display quad ...

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Swiftkey Flow beta kicks off for Android

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PSST! Hey you.  Yeah, you. Wanna try out a new version of one of the best keyboard apps for Android? You’re gonna love it; Swiftkey Flow is the new beta that you need in your life. After having been teased for a while, the app has finally arrived in both smartphone and tablet form. Did... ...

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