Record breaking activations for Android and iOS

Flurry Analytics tracks 100% of all new Android and iOS activations, and they've come up with some very interesting statistics: From December 1st through the 20th Android and iOS activations averaged 1.5...

Why to never “just go with the free one”

Many of my friends, when it's time for an upgrade, ask me "What smartphone should I get?" My typical answer is, "What carrier do you have?" and we proceed to go online...

Meizu planning to launch quad-core MX in 2012?

According to Chinese blog Techorz, Meizu is readying a killer Android device for the new year. Not much is known, but the device, which is being referred to as the Meizu...

HTC Flyer on sale in UK, no longer costs an arm and a leg

When the HTC Flyer was launched in the UK, it was priced at £599, which was pretty pricey.But now, UK online retailer Dixon is offering the device (the WiFi version) for just £199....

Novo7 ICS tablet now available for pre-order

Earlier this month, we showed you the first Ice Cream Sandwich tablet to hit the market, the Novo7. The tablet was limited to China, but U.S. users could get it by paying...

Is that the Samsung Galaxy S III?

We first heard rumors about Samsung's next powerhouse device, the Galaxy SIII, back in October, and it looks like Concept Phones got their hands on a leaked render of what they...

Sharp launches AQUOS Phone IS14SH in Japan

Sharp just announced the AQUOS Phone IS14SH, packing Gingerbread, a 3.7-inch qHD LCD display, and an 8MP CMOS camera with 720p HD video capture. NFC is also along for the ride, and...

Doodle Grub Christmas Edition puts a wintry spin on classic Snakes game

Who doesn't love to play the classic "snakes" style of game on the desktop, smartphone, or tablet?  From as far back as we can recall, we've been hooked on the simple...

Infinite Dreams releases Let’s Create! Christmas and iQuarium

One of our favorite developers has released another pair of free applications on Android.

Papa John’s makes ordering pizza easier with Android app

If you're a fan of Papa John's pizza, you might want to check this one out. Papa John's, the third largest pizza chain in the U.S., has just launched an Android...

LG Spectrum and HTC Fireball to be Verizon’s first LTE World Phones?

Recently, we showed you a leaked shot of the LG Spectrum, which will be launched as a successor to LG Revolution. Now a new screenshot has been leaked, and it's claiming that...

OnLive calls their latest app update “console class” on the Xperia PLAY, enables slide-out...

The company OnLive today announced that their latest update to the OnLive Android app would take their gaming experience on the Xperia Play to the next level. How? By enabling the...

LifeView security app now available for Android

Previously an iPad-exclusive app, LifeView is available for Android phones and tablets as of yesterday. The app allows you to manage your entire LifeShield system from your Android device. You can...

Swype updated, now includes Dragon Dictation

Swype Beta has been updated, and the new version brings Nuance's popular Dragon Dictation to the already revolutionary keyboard. Dragon Dictation has been incorporated into other Android keyboards in the past,...

U.S. Cellular set to offer Huawei Ascend II next week

U.S. Cellular today announced that their next Android smartphone, the Huawei Ascend II, will be available online next week.  Also expected to hit their retail stores in early January, details include...

Editor’s Picks: 11 apps we think you should try

Back at it again with this week's Editor's Picks. Some favorite apps of the week, chosen by the staff just for you! VLC VLC is the...