Barnes & Noble launching a successor to Nook Tablet?

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Today is finally the day when Amazon will launch some new “amazing” stuff, and that event will make an impact on their competitors,  forcing them to come up with new ideas and something that is “extraordinary”, and it seems Barnes & Noble is already planning ...

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Amazon announces Kindle Fire HD family

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Amazon today confirmed that they Kindle Fire HD is a reality and it’s coming soon as the successor to last year’s Kindle Fire. The 7-inch 16GB Kindle Fire HD retails for $199 and ships on September 14 while a larger 8.9-inch model will run $299 and ship in November. The ...

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Kobo introduces 7-inch, Android 4.0 ‘Arc’ tablet

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Kobo, in what seems like a preemptive attack on Amazon and their next Kindle Fire, has announced a new 7-inch Android-based tablet.  Called the Kobo Arc, it is the $200 successor to the Kobo Vox. Details for the device are pretty decent when compared to other products in the price range and ...

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New platform figures indicate Android 4.0 powers more than 100 million devices

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The latest Android developer platform figures are online and show a steadily growing Android 4.0 and 4.1 experience.  As of the 14 day period ending September 4, Ice Cream Sandwich now powers 20.9 percent of all Android devices, or roughly 100 million units.  How did we arrive at that number? ...

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Lookout releases State of Mobile Security 2012 report

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Lookout Mobile Security has released its latest State of Mobile Security report which looks at the various threats that face mobile users.  Not only do we learn what the threats are but we’re also given insight into the various markets which are most often affected.  Spoiler alert: Toll ...

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T-Mobile announces Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G for ‘coming weeks’

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T-Mobile has announced that the Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G will join its Android lineup at some point in the coming weeks.  Powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the handset features a full 5-row QWERTY keyboard, a 1.5-GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 processor, and 4-inch  Super ...

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Verizon announces LG Intuition for Sept 6

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Verizon today announced that they will be offering the LG Intuition as part of their Android lineup starting September 6.  Known in other parts of the world as the Optimus Vu, the smartphone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 5-inch 650 NIT (4:3) display, a 1.5 GHz dual-core ...

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Save 20% on Android accessories with Cruzerlite’s Labor Day Sale

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Need to pick up a new protective case for your Android smartphone or tablet?  If you haven’t checked out Cruzerlite yet then you’re doing yourself a disservice.  These guys are fast becoming one of the bigger and better accessory makers dedicated to Android devices. Not only that, ...

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New images of Kindle Fire successor show Skype support

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The fellas over at The Verge have published a couple more photos of the presumed Kindle Fire 2, one of which shows Skype video calling.  We noticed the camera in the last leaked photo and expected the ability to take photos at a minimum.  Here, the Skype integration just tickles us because it ...

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Huawei announces Ascend G600 for September

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Huawei has announced their latest Android-based smartphone, the 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-powered  Ascend  G600.  Specs for the handset include a 4.5-inch LCD IPS HD (960×8540) display, a 1.2GHz dual-core  processor, 768MB RAM and 4GB ROM storage.  Expected to begin shipping to select markets ...

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Sony introduces Xperia Tablet S

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In addition to announcing a trio of Android-powered smartphones, Sony has also introduced its latest tablet, the Xperia Tablet S.  Specifications include an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, a 9.4-inch HD display, and up to 64GB internal storage.   Featuring a slim splash-proof aluminum body, the ...

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LG announces a quad-core LTE beast with Optimus G

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LG today announced their newest super phone the LG Optimus G.  Packing some amazing specs, the word super phone is not a stretch.  Details include a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor with LTE capabilities, a 4.7-inch 1280×768 True HD Screen, and 2GB RAM.  Powered by Android ...

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Alleged Galaxy Nexus successor details emerge

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The first alleged details for the Galaxy Nexus successor have started trickling online and, from the sound of things, we’re in for a moderate refresh.  The information, obtained by SamMobile, advises that the codename is rumored to be “Superior” with the model number of ...

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Motorola enables bootloader unlocking for supported devices, root users rejoice

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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 now unlock bootloaders on their Motorola device, much like HTCDev.com. There are tons ...

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Samsung officially announces Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Student Edition

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We’ve been hearing whispers about a student edition of the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, complete with a keyboard dock and USB adapter at no extra cost. While Samsung did make it official today, they noted that the deal is only available for a limited time. The student edition will hit shelves on ...

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