In Brief: Android-related things worth knowing today

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A short and sweet collection of other things going on in the Android space.

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T-Mobile will not stock Moto X in stores

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While T-Mobile does plan to offer support for the Moto X smartphone, you won’t find one in the retail stores around the country. Speaking with AllThingsD, T-Mobile’s Chief Marketing Officer Mike Sievert said that the device will not be “immediately” offered in stores. ...

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Facebook brings Cover Feed to standard app experience

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Facebook confirmed today that the Cover Feed feature used in Facebook Home app can be used in the standard app experience. Limited to devices which can support Facebook Home, it brings the lock screen live feed to your Android phone without pulling in all of the other features. As of today, the ...

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LG G2 will launch with more than 100 carriers around the globe

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LG has lofty expectations for the upcoming G2 smartphone. How lofty? Let’s say they are already forecasting 10 million units (translate) for the device with weeks to go before it’s announced. Sure, it pales in comparison to other best-selling smartphone of the day, but it’s ...

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LG G2 tipped for September U.S. launch with Verizon getting in on the fun

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The LG G2 will arrive in the United States in September with Verizon as one of the carriers offering support, according to LG Electronics’ CFO David Jung. A recent article in Korea’s The Kyunghyang Shinmun tells us that the flagship device will start in South Korea in August, ...

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Sprint’s road map suggests a bunch of Android devices

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It seems Sprint got a lot of devices up their sleeves as a leaked document by Engadget suggests. However, few of the devices are Android powered and we might see them on Sprint’s shelf next month. According to the image, following devices are coming to Sprint: LG Optimus F3 in Titanium ...

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Verizon announces Droid Mini, Droid Maxx, and Droid Ultra

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The trio arrive on August 20 and range from $99 to $299 with two-year service agreements.

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Sony “Honami” to be released by the end of year, says CEO Sony Korea

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Sony Xperia Z was considered as a big hit for Sony and it was well received by the critics and the users. I personally liked it as well, and it is strong enough to go head to head with devices like HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4. Though, we learned a few months ago that... Read More

HTC One Max rumored for September launch

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The rumored larger version of the HTC One is expected to arrive in September, according to new reports coming out of Mobile Geeks. Details for the handset are slated to include a 2.3GHz quad-core processor (Snapdragon 800), 2GB RAM, up to 64GB internal storage, and a 3200mAh battery.  Oh, and ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps you should know this week (July 11)

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We've picked out some really fun games to help pass the time in these hot, dog days of summer.

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WSJ: Google to promote Moto X with $500 million budget

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A day without news or a rumor about the Moto X is a day wasted. At least, that is how it seems as of late. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google plans to promote the Moto X with a budget of $500 million in North America and Europe. The sources further claim that this huge... Read More

T-Mobile details its “Boldest Moves Yet”

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Customers can now upgrade their handsets whenever they want, at the price they expect. Also, the Sony Xperia Z arrives on July 17 for $99 down and $20 monthly payments.

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Motorola rumored to be making a cheaper Nexus 4-like phone

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According to the Spanish tech site ADSLZone, Motorola is making a less expensive phone in the spirit of the Nexus 4. Rumors concerning the American manufacturer’s plans say that the upcoming device will play host to high-end hardware like a quad-core processor, without the high-end price. ...

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Brands we love: Seidio

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In the market for a new smartphone or tablet accessory for your beloved Android? Fortunately for you, there are a number of companies who provide a portfolio of wonderful products to choose from. One such company that we’d like to draw attention to is Seidio. We recently received a couple ...

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HTC Q2 profit down 83% year on year, better than Q1 2013

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When I think about HTC, I think about classy phones like the HTC One and several others from the past few years. It’s a known fact that HTC rarely fails to impress people with their amazing smartphones – at least in terms of user experience. But lets talk about the sales – an ...

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