Verizon announces $129 Samsung Stratosphere II

Verizon today confirmed that it will be soon offering the Samsung Stratosphere II as part of its Android lineup.  Due in the coming weeks, the handset will cost $129.99 after a $50...

HTC: 2012 devices get top priority for Android 4.1 update

As if we expected anything else, HTC plans to give its 2012 Android devices priority for Jelly Bean updates. A glance through the handset maker's Android 4.1 F.A.Q. tells us what...

Calling off the dogs: Apple and HTC settle all patent litigation in 10-year license...

After being at each other's throats for years around patent rights, Apple and HTC have decided to let bygones be bygones. The two companies have entered into an agreement to settle...

HTC DLX may get a much wider release

New information and images surfacing over the last few days suggest HTC will be deploying the rumored "DLX" smartphone to a wider audience this fall. According to reports, the 5-inch 1080p...

Walmart Black Friday ad has smattering of smartphones to snag

Walmart has become the latest retailer to see its Black Friday ad posted on the internet.  While it's got more than some of the others we've encountered the last few days,...

Motorola Droid Razr M gets Jelly Bean update

DROID RAZR M by Motorola is the second Verizon Wireless smartphone to be upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The software upgrade will be pushed to customers in phases starting Nov. 9....

In Brief: 12 other Android things worth knowing (Nov 9)

This week features Toy Defense, SHADOWGUN, Apps World, Predators, Humble Bumble 4, illo, Songza, Pocket, iLuv, Thumbstar Games, and more.

Game Genome Project launches as App Disco

The Game Genome Project redefines Android app and game discovery.

Target’s Black Friday ad now online

With only two pre-paid phones in the entire ad, we're more than a little disappointed.

Sony C3602 gets the leak treatment

Yet another Sony smartphone has been leaked online, joining both the Odin and Yuga as something else for which to look forward.  Known only by its model number C3602, the phone...

Europe poised to see Google TV music, movies in coming days

Google TV owners living in Europe ( U.K., France, and Germany) will soon have the ability to download music and movies from Google Play.  A post on Google+ tells us that...

Sony Xperia advance now available unlocked in U.S.

The Sony Xperia advance has touched down in the United States today, and is available through a number of online retailers, including Amazon and Newegg.   Priced as low as $249.99, the...

AT&T offering $100 off tablets with two-year data plans

AT&T has started running a new limited time promotion which sees customers receiving $100 off Android tablets.  Specifically, buyers can earn the $100 savings on any tablet when purchased with a...

The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth Now Available for Android

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kabam, a leader in massively multiplayer games for connected devices and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have launched The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth App for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices....

Sam’s Club to offer Galaxy S III for 96¢ on Black Friday

Sam's Club has a number of Android-based deals for Black Friday, November 23, including the Galaxy S III for less than a dollar.  Even factoring in your annual membership, the overall...

Sprint buys a big stake of Jay Z’s Tidal music streaming...

Today Sprint just announced it will be acquiring a 33% stake in Tidal – a streaming music service owned by famed rapper and business...