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...

Mid-range Samsung leakapalooza

Several mid-range, Galaxy-branded Samsung phones have arisen today, and it looks like Sammy is shooting for multiple carriers at once here. Granted, each device is a little different from the next. Four...

Android-powered Nikon Coolpix uncovered

An Android-based Nikon Coolpix digital camera has been spied online just days before its rumored August 22 unveiling.  NikonRumors advises that there could actually be two models here based on the conflicting...

AT&T ends two-year contract option for tablets

AT&T has seemingly stopped offering discounted tablets with two-year service agreements, according to details obtained by Engadget.  We've long said that carriers are silly to ask consumers to purchase tablets with...

Tegra 3-powered Optimus Vu global rollout begins September

LG today announced that the global rollout for the Optimus Vu is set to begin in September.  Initially available in Korea, and then Japan, the handset will soon arrive in parts...

Samsung debuts dual-SIM GALAXY S DUOS for Europe and other markets

Samsung Mobile has announced the next Android smartphone headed to Europe, unveiling the dual-SIM DUOS.  Expected to hit the streets starting in September, the Android 4.0 device features a 1GHz processor, 4GB internal...

HTC can’t catch a break, losing $40 million with OnLive restructure

Poor HTC.  Those guys just can't seem to catch a break lately.  With the last few years getting increasingly tougher for the quietly brilliant crew, last week's OnLive kerfuffle is going...

Samsung: ‘Magical moments’ coming August 29 with Galaxy Note II

Samsung has released a YouTube video to help drum up some excitement for their August 29 IFA announcement.  As if we needed something to push our hype needle a bit, the...

Droid Razr HD videos surface, show off features

A set of tutorial videos for the Droid Razr HD have surfaced online, showing off the device ahead of its eventual announcement.  Tied to a model number of XT926, the handset...

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You need to take your online security seriously with the ever growing amount of cyber theft and hacking that goes on every second. With...