News and Rumors

News and Rumors

LG announces glasses-free Optimus Max 3D

LG either doesn’t know how to keep a secret or they are just far too excited over their new smartphones for 2012.  Following closely on the heels of the Optimus

News and Rumors

T-Mobile schedules $149 Galaxy S Blaze 4G for late March

The dual-core Android smartphone should arrive some 90 days after its first official announcement.

News and Rumors

Intel preparing to launch mobile processors at MWC?

Mobile World Congress is edging closer and closer, and rumor has it that Intel is planning to show off their first mobile-based processors there. Apparently, they’re going with the name

News and Rumors

Previously filed patent could bring voice commands to Google TV

It appears that Google quietly applied for a patent back in September, that might just make Google TV a lot easier to use. Essentially, the technology they’re trying to patent

News and Rumors

Google steps up its check-in game with latest Google Maps update

We haven’t heard much from Google on their location-based Latitude service, until now. The Google Maps app was recently updated, and by extension, the Latitude service. The update brings something

News and Rumors

Google’s Sundar Pichai chats future of Chrome, Android app

The head honcho behind Google’s Chrome effort, Sundar Pichai, recently spent a bit of time chatting with CNET about where the browser is now and where it’s going.  Rather than

News and Rumors

Panasonic announces ultra-thin Eluga for European crowd; More expected next week?

Panasonic, looking to toss their name into various smartphone conversations, has unveiled an ultra-thin, high-end Android handset ahead of Mobile World Congress. Dubbed the Eluga, the hardware puts the device

News and Rumors

First look at AT&T’s Samsung Rugby Smart

The first two images of AT&T’s upcoming Samsung Rugby Smart have arrived online, giving us a glimpse into what lies ahead for Ma Ball customers.  Uncovered by Pocketnow, the official-looking

News and Rumors

ZTE Mimosa X is first NVIDIA smartphone with Icera modem

The ZTE handset is the first to feature the new low-cost/high-performance chipset from NVIDIA.

News and Rumors

Barnes & Noble announces $199 Nook Tablet, $169 Nook Color

B&N shave 8GB storage off the Android-powered tablet and tap it with a $200 price tag.

News and Rumors

B&N launching 8GB version of Nook Tablet, slashing price of Nook Color

  Barnes and Nobles will be launching a cheaper 8GB version of the Nook Tablet in Wal-Mart stores across the country this week. Apart from the memory, everything will be the

News and Rumors

Samsung to announce Galaxy S III on March 15?

Samsung made it clear that there will be no sign of the Galaxy S III at MWC, and we heard that it might be scheduled for April, while others said it

News and Rumors

U.S. Cellular gets the Samsung Galaxy S II

U.S. Cellular has become the latest carrier to announce the Samsung Galaxy S II as part of their Android lineup. Stopping shy of giving us a specific launch date, we

News and Rumors

Samsung announces Galaxy Ace 2, Galaxy Mini 2

Samsung spills some beans for two Android smartphones expected in Barcelona next week.

News and Rumors

Droid Razr ICS screenshots leaked, surprisingly looks good

We recently heard that Motorola is planning to launch ICS updates for their devices later in Q3. The Droid RAZR i’s scheduled for a Q3 update, but someone on DroidRzr forum