Google adds 217 more patents to their arsenal, courtesy of IBM

In the latest patent war news, Google has recently acquired 188 granted patents and 29 pending patents from IBM. The deal went through on Dec. 31, 2011, and the information comes...

Velocity Micro to unveil pair of affordable ICS tablets at CES

Velocity Micro, makers of the Cruz tablet line, is ready to pull the curtain back on a pair of new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwiches at CES next week.  The next...

Enchanted Realm: great time-killer from Game Insight

If you're big into Facebook games like Farmville and Frontierville, then you are going to love this new release, Enchanted Realm. Users get classic gameplay that allows them to "click to...

Asus launching 7-inch Eee Pad at CES?

Do you want an Asus tablet, but aren't too crazy about 10-inch form factors? You may soon have another option to consider, as the image of a new Android-powered Asus Eee...

HTC makes good on promise, all future devices to be unlockable

Peter Chou has made good on his word to no longer lock the bootloaders of HTC Android phones. It was noticed by XDA member Nightwing, while tweaking an HTC Rezound. Upon being questioned,...

Good news from Asus for Transformer Prime users

Asus heard and responded to the irate customers on Facebook and Twitter, sounding off about the locked and encrypted bootloader on the Transformer Prime. Asus announced that it is working on a...

LG Quietly releases Optimus 2

LG has pulled a fast one on us. Just a week before CES in Las Vegas, they've slipper the Optimus 2 (AS680) under the radar with a discreet launch. The Optimus...

Intel partners with LG, Intel-powered phones coming in March

Intel is finally going to start mass producing chips for the mobile phone market. The chips are set to be out in some LG phones in March of 2012 at the...

PowerAMP starting the new year strong

Since 2009, PowerAMP, has been the #1 selling music player in the Android Market. This #1 music player has been downloaded over 5 million times and the paid version has been...

Clockwork Mod developing a wired tether app for Android

ClockWork Mod, well known for CWM Recovery on rooted devices, now has a wired tether app in the alpha stages. Most tethering apps require root, or for users to pay carriers...

Email hints at Android 4.0 for the Motorola Xoom

According to the guys at DroidLife, Motorola is sending out emails to those who have a "Google Experience" Motorola Xoom with details of new project.  Based on the body of the...

Samsung announces GALAXY Ace Plus for trendy professionals

Samsung isn't wasting much time in getting the year off and running, today announcing a new addition to their Android lineup.  Expected to arrive in Russia later this month, the Galaxy...

LG Revolution, Droid 3, and all Verizon 4G hotspots to be discontinued this month?

There's some end-of life rumors floating around the internet today, and one of them has us concerned. The list of devices is: Motorola Droid 3 LG Revolution All Verizon 4G hotspots While the news of...

INQ Mobile scraps plans for Facebook-heavy Cloud Q

INQ Mobile, after a less-than-stellar year, has decided to shelve the upcoming and unofficial Facebook phone, the Cloud Q.  The handset which made its debut all the way back in February...

All Things D interviews Motorola’s Christy Wyatt on their upcoming plans for Android

Back in December, All Things D had the opportunity to sit down with Christy Wyatt, corporate vice president and general manager for mobile devices at Motorola. They discussed how Motorola plans to stand...

Wireless made affordable and easy with Google’s Project Fi (open invite...

Why choose Project Fi? One simple plan that can be monitored and managed all from within the Project Fi app. High-quality coverage by accessing...