U.S. Cellular intros Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G

U.S. Cellular has begun selling a new Android-powered Samsung smartphone online and will later release it in retail stores later in the week. Called the Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G, it runs...

Gameloft provides first gameplay footage of Wild Blood

Gameloft is taking a very slow, controlled approach to their latest game, stringing us along with bite-sized glimpses of Wild Blood. Today sees the developer providing the first in-game footage from...

Sony releases open source DASH sensor framework

Sony today announced that they are releasing their Dynamic Android Sensor HAL (DASH) sensor framework as an open source GitHub project.  Essentially this means that custom ROM developers and other mobile players...

Nikon intros Android-based 16-megapixel camera

Nikon today announced a 16-megapixel Android-based camera in the form of the recently rumored S800C. Featuring a 10X optical zoom and Wi-Fi support, the camera runs 2.3 Gingerbread under the hood...

T-Mobile to offer Unlimited 4G plans starting September 5

While other carriers have started offering pooled data plans, T-Mobile is doing a little something different.  Late last night (or early this morning) T-Mobile announced that they will be soon offering...

Sony Xperia J outed to public ahead of release

As some readers know, Russian tech site Mobile-Review has revealed and extensively previewed a number of Xperia (prototype) handsets ahead of their official announcements. They have done it again with the Sony...

Going to Droidcon? Take 25% off admission with AndroidGuys discount

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=cf6YyGdsgNM The Android-oriented congress Droidcon 2012 is taking place during November 22-23 in Amsterdam, Holland just like it did last year. The good folk from Droidcon are still accepting papers but a...

MetroPCS details new 4G plan, Android phone

MetroPCS has unraveled a bunch of new "goodies" for it's current and future customers! First on the list, and available as a promotion, is the carrier's new 4G LTE.  Customers can...

Target, GameStop, RadioShack officially getting Google Play gift cards

The first retail outlets to receive Google Play Store gift cards are expected to be Target, GameStop, and RadioShack, according to Google. No longer a rumor, the pre-paid card option has...

Xperia Nexus and Optimus Nexus tossed into rumor mill

If past history is an indicator, the next Nexus release should be arriving in the late fall or early winter.  As such, we ought to be getting a slew of rumors...

Swiftkey update includes summer themes and continuous voice typing

Swiftkey has announced a new update to their popular keyboard application for Android, releasing v 3.0.1 into various distribution channels.  The key details for this release include a pair of new...

LG turning things up a notch with rumored Optimus G

LG is rumored to be cranking things up a bit with their next Android smartphone, the so-called Optimus G.  According to Korean website Asia Today (translate), LG is cooking up a...

Sony provides Android 4.0 details for nearly a dozen Xperia models

Sony has provided Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update details for nearly a dozen of their Xperia smartphones.  A post on the company blog advises that the software update will begin...

Acer intros Liquid Gallant and Liquid Gallant Pro

Acer today announced its next Android smartphone, the Liquid Gallant and its dual-SIM variant, the Liquid Gallant Pro.  Due starting in September, the phones are entry-level priced with specs that make...

Motorola enables bootloader unlocking for supported devices, root users rejoice

Motorola hasn't always had the best track record when it comes to bootloaders and rootable devices, but they're apparently jumping on the open Android train with this latest announcement. User can...

10 of the best unlocked Android smartphone and Android Wear deals...

The days where we walk into a carrier store to purchase a subsidized smartphone are fading. This trend, bundled with the aggressive prices that...