Google steps up its check-in game with latest Google Maps update

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We haven’t heard much from Google on their location-based Latitude service, until now. The Google Maps app was recently updated, and by extension, the Latitude service. The update brings something that just might help it compete with other services like Foursquare: a leaderboard. Now ...

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Google’s Sundar Pichai chats future of Chrome, Android app

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The head honcho behind Google’s Chrome effort, Sundar Pichai, recently spent a bit of time chatting with CNET about where the browser is now and where it’s going.  Rather than break down the full details, we’ll just pull apart the stuff that matters more to Android users.  In ...

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First look at AT&T’s Samsung Rugby Smart

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The first two images of AT&T’s upcoming Samsung Rugby Smart have arrived online, giving us a glimpse into what lies ahead for Ma Ball customers.  Uncovered by Pocketnow, the official-looking renders show a very basic, albeit rugged, form factor. Details for the yet-announced ...

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ZTE Mimosa X is first NVIDIA smartphone with Icera modem

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The ZTE handset is the first to feature the new low-cost/high-performance chipset from NVIDIA.

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B&N launching 8GB version of Nook Tablet, slashing price of Nook Color

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  Barnes and Nobles will be launching a cheaper 8GB version of the Nook Tablet in Wal-Mart stores across the country this week. Apart from the memory, everything will be the same under the hood. Due to less internal memory, the price will be shaved to at least $199.99. B&N also plans ...

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Jawbone ICON HD Bluetooth Headset – [Review]

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Just like with my Jawbone JAMBOX, the packaging for Jawbone products are premium and are a prelude to what will be found inside.  Maybe not as good as Apple iDevices yet but they are getting close.  At first glance the Jawbone ICON HD could be just another bluetooth headset…not so.  With ...

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Samsung to announce Galaxy S III on March 15?

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Samsung made it clear that there will be no sign of the Galaxy S III at MWC, and we heard that it might be scheduled for April, while others said it will come in May. Now Samsung Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg) has sent invitations to people and the only description of the event ...

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U.S. Cellular gets the Samsung Galaxy S II

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U.S. Cellular has become the latest carrier to announce the Samsung Galaxy S II as part of their Android lineup. Stopping shy of giving us a specific launch date, we do know all the details that go into the U.S. Cellular iteration of the popular flagship phone.  Specs include a 4.5-inch Super ...

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Droid Razr ICS screenshots leaked, surprisingly looks good

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We recently heard that Motorola is planning to launch ICS updates for their devices later in Q3. The Droid RAZR i’s scheduled for a Q3 update, but someone on DroidRzr forum posted a lot of screenshots of his Droid RAZR running on Android 4.0. Based on the screenshots, it seems to be a ...

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LG debuts new “L-Style” line of phones for Mobile World Congress

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Stopping short of any giving us details, LG unveils a trio of smartphones for next week's annual conference.

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Amazon to launch 10-inch Kindle Fire at MWC?

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It seems that Amazon is now planning to a launch a bigger version of the Kindle Fire in Q2. This new tablet will reportedly feature a 10-inch display, which we’ve heard whispers of in the past. Foxconn, a company that has manufactured such devices as the iPad, iPhone, Kindle and more, ...

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Huawei Ascend D1 Q press shots leaked

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Remember we told you that Huawei will unveil their new Diamond series at MWC and they will launch one phone under it which will be known as Huawei Ascend D1 Q. A Chinese site known as  TechOrz.com leaked some press shots of Ascend D1 Q. The device looks really sexy and it’s yet another ...

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LG Optimus LTE Tag announced, comes with NFC tags

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LG has finally announced the successor to their famous LG Optimus line ahead of MWC which is known as LG Optimus LTE Tag. “Tag” actually represents the NFC capability the phone is offering, along with LG Tag+ program, which works with NFC and you can stick it anywhere you want, ...

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Sony Xperia U Screenshots Leaked — A mid-range phone

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We all are familiar with the beautiful Xperia S which was launched by Sony recently as their new flagship device, and I have to admit that it’s one of the most beautiful devices of 2012. An Italian blog known as Android HD blog discovered some leaked images of Xperia U, which is actually ...

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Huawei Honor (U8860) Review

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What’s to like: Fans of stock Android experience will enjoy the Huawei Honor’s simple interface that sits atop Android 2.3 Gingerbread.  The battery pretty much delivers on its promises of a considerably longer standby and talk times. What’s to be desired: A U.S. carrier would ...

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