List of apps discounted to 25¢ to celebrate 25 Billion app installs

As we indicated earlier today, Google is discounting a number of Android apps and games to help celebrate their 25 billion download mark.  We've got a list of today's titles below,...

Galaxy Note II may sell three times faster than predecessor

Samsung believes that the Galaxy Note II may sell up to three times faster than its predecessor over the course of the first 90 days.  Thanks to a partnership of more...

Samsung remixes and recycles for two new “Next Big Thing” ads

Samsung has introduced two new versions of its current "Next Big Thing" commercial campaign, both coming in the form of shorter, 30-second spots.  Using some of the same footage as before,...

Google Play blows past 25 billion app downloads

The Google Play Store has now seen 25 billion (with a 'B') installs of its Android-based apps and games, according to the official Android blog.  And it's not just a simple...

B&N announce Nook HD, Nook HD+ for late October

Barnes & Noble early this morning introduced a pair of new tablet/ereaders in the Nook HD and Nook HD+. Expected to ship in late October, the Nook HD is a a...

Listen to AndroidGuys #129 “99 Problems and They’re All First World”

RECORDED LIVE SEPT. 20, 2012 For the first time in months, the entire gang gets together to form the Android Podcast Voltron.  Topics this week include LG's Optimus G and the problem(s)...

Sony Xperia V may not arrive until early December

The Sony Xperia V is expected to arrive in early December, according to a Swedish retailer who has a track record for knowing such things.  Dustin.se is listing the handset now...

Pantech reveals the Pantech Vega R3, a Galaxy Note II competitor

Pantech is not the leading mobile phone brand in the world, but there's no doubt in it that they are working really hard to attain a proper place in the smartphone...

In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 25)

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...

RadioShack offering discounted Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile Android devices

RadioShack is offering some great deals on select smartphones for those of you looking to pick up a non-contract Android device.  If you're considering a Boost Mobile or Virgin Mobile model...

Huawei hedging bets against Android

Chinese hardware maker Huawei has confirmed that is it is exploring its own mobile operating system as a backup in the event it must walk away from Android.   Just as...

Unlocked Xperia acro S now available in United States

Sony is now offering an unlocked version of its Android-powered Xperia acro S smartphone. Priced at $599.99, the phone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 4.3-inch...

Samsung announces Martian Pink Galaxy S III for Korea

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...

My Mount Rushmore of Smartphones (Volume 2)

Smartphones. The first thing we check in the morning and the last thing we look at before going to bed at night. They're quickly...