Sprint announces 1 million sales of 4G LTE devices

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While they might not have the same footprint as some of the other players, Sprint’s 4G LTE network is growing pretty quickly.  To that end, the carrier has been bolstering its lineup of 4G LTE -ready devices.  So well in fact, that they have officially announced 1 million 4G LTE devices ...

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Acer introduces 7-inch Iconia Tab A110

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Acer today unveiled its latest tablet, the 7-inch Android 4.1-powered Iconia Tab A110.  Details include a 1.2GHz quad-core (Tegra 3) processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, and a 2-megapixel camera.  As an almost direct competitor to the Nexus 7, the Iconia Tab A110 also boasts a 3420mAh ...

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ZTE announces slim Grand Era U985 for China

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ZTE have announced a few things for their customers and we have some news to pass along for all of you fans out there. Let’s cover their super slim Grand Era U985! The Grand Era U985 is a historical breakthrough in domestic China handsets: It contains a PC-class Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core ...

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T-Mobile announces Magenta Days promos for September 21-30

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T-Mobile today announced its latest Magenta Days promotion which takes place from September 21-30.  Like the four other promotional periods that came before, this one sees plenty of Android savings.  There’s a little something for everyone and includes some deals on recent models such as ...

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Motorola announces Android powered desktop in China

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Motorola loves to come out with interesting Android powered devices, and this time they launched an Android based desktop known as Motorola HMC3260., but in China. It’s an home entertainment computer featuring 18.5-inch LED touchscreen and it can run all the Android apps and games, you ...

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Sprint announces $99 Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE for September 16

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Sprint today announced its next Android handset, the “powerful yet affordable” Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE.  Priced at $99 (after $50 mail-in rebate) with a two-year service agreement, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4-inch ...

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Intel’s Atom processors now support Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

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Intel has confirmed that it has finished porting Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to its Atom mobile processors. Until recently, Intel’s processors were only equipped for Android 2.3 and Android 4.0, so it’s nice to see support for the latest release. “I’m running it…We ...

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Android handsets are still pacesetters in mobile industry

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Looking to buy  a brand new smartphone and want to make sure you’ve got the latest and greatest technology?  You don’t want the new iPhone 5.  It’s a great product, sure, and will sell like hotcakes, but it’s not the definition of cutting edge.  Not since around Android ...

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Google: Android eclipses half billion activated devices

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Google has officially seen 500 million Android devices activated since the release of the G1 back in fall 2008.  According to Google’s own Hugo Barra, the monumental figure was achieved yesterday, September 11, 2012.  At a confirmed rate of 1.3 million devices per day, we figure it will ...

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This Day in Android: LG announces first Android handset (2009)

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Can you believe that it was three years ago today that LG announced their first Android-based smartphone, the LG-GW620? Seems like only yesterday (single tear from cheek). For reasons unknown, the handset didn’t even have a catchy name, just the strange model number.  Nevertheless, it was ...

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Android developers head to Toronto on October 25 for AndroidTO 2012

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Android developers living north of the border are encouraged to sign up for AndroidTO 2012.  Heck, all Android developers looking for a bit of help with coding and practices would be wise to circle their calendar for October 25. Now in its third year, the annual event has seen speakersand ...

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CyanogenMod team announces monthly M-Series releases

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The CyanogenMod team recognizes that it’s tough to keep up with all of the nightly builds and rapid release of builds.  They also understand that if they don’t keep their foot on the gas with new releases, someone else is going to take their code and do it themselves. ...

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AT&T announces $50 LG Escape for September 16

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Well, that didn’t take long, did it? Less than a week after it was first leaked,  AT&T has officially announced that the LG Escape will join its Android roster on September 16.  Priced at a very affordable $50 with two-year service agreement, the Escape runs Android 4.0 and features a ...

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U.S. Cellular announces $79.99 LG Splendor

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U.S. Cellular today added another Android handset to its smartphone lineup with the introduction of the LG Splendor.  Priced at $79.99 with two-year service agreement ($100 mail-in rebate), the handset runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 1 GHz processor, 2 GB of internal memory ...

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This Day in Android: Verizon announces $300 Droid Bionic (2011)

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What a difference a year makes, eh?  Can you believe that it was twelve months ago today that Verizon and Motorola announced that the Droid Bionic would be joining the carrier’s lineup one day later.  Priced at $299 it was hardly the phone we saw some nine months earlier at CES.  Details ...

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