Sony Xperia Z soldout in many markets, Sony looking forward to a strong year

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Sony recently introduced the Sony Xperia Z, which is their new Android flagship device. It’s a beautiful and slim smartphone, and experts believe that it will be a big success for Sony. DigiTimes is reporting that the Sony Xperia Z was fully booked on the first day in Japan, Germany, ...

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Motorola X-Phone now rumored as Motorola NXT as new details emerge

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The rumored Motorola X-Phone may feature a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4i processor, reports AndroidWorld. New details surfacing this morning indicate the handset’s more proper name could be the Motorola NXT and that the device will be very slim indeed. Reportedly, the Motorola NTX will ...

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Google experimenting with new Linux kernel for Android, version 3.8

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According to the public kernel repository over at Google, there’s a new, experimental kernel build out. It’s marked as version 3.8, and is built from the standard kernel, with all the standard Android modifications and tweaks. This is, whether you may understand it or not, good news ...

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10 most common Android questions…and the answers

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Just bought a new Android phone? Congratulations, you’re going to love it! The Android club is pretty great stuff and we think you’ll appreciate its flexibility. There’s all kinds of wonderful things you can do to make the phone your own and customize it to your liking. With ...

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Leaked cases tease possible Galaxy S 4 design

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New images of smartphones cases purported to work with the Samsung Galaxy S4 could reveal a bit about the design of the upcoming handset. As you’ll see in the photos below, the Galaxy S4 looks to feature a more square-ish and angular design than its predecessor. What’s more, the ...

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HTC introduces trade-in program for the HTC One

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Get at least $100 back from HTC with purchase of the HTC One.

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New Motorola Google smartphone said to be a “game changer”

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With the Google / Motorola acquisition that took place oh-so-long ago, it’s been slow going for awhile. Many expected to see devices almost right out of the gate, but mum has been the only word thus far, aside from a few off-hand patents and rumors – definitely nothing concrete. ...

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What we expect: HTC M7

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As one of the most rumored and anticipated devices of the year, the HTC M7 is expected to make its formal debut on February 19 at a joint press event in New York and London. The HTC M7 has been the source of many Android rumors over the last couple of months and looks to... Read More

In Brief: 19 other Android-related things worth knowing (February 1)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, photos, videos, infographics, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it ...

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APPTEASERS: 10 Android apps and games worth exploring (Jan 31)

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We get a lot of requests from developer seeking a review or some form of publicity for their game or app. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate even a fraction of the emails, tweets, or messages that come across our desk. The result is that readers and followers miss out on discovering new and ...

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Apple vs. The World: A Timeline of cell phone patent disputes (Infographic)

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A brief, yet fun way to catch up with ongoing legal disputes in the mobile space.

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Android 4.2.1 now pushing to Sprint Galaxy Nexus devices

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If you’ve got a Sprint Galaxy Nexus, you might want to run it through an update check. The latest update,  JRO03U.L700GA02), is pushing out, and it includes: Redesigned camera interface and new Photo Sphere feature (a 360-degree panorama mode) Notifications Shade accessible by swiping top ...

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A brief history of Android smartphone display resolutions

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Ever wonder what the difference is between HVGA, VGA, qHD, and FHD? We'll help you make sense of the alphabet soup.

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New galaxy Note 8.0 images surface, showing off S-Pen and software

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Just yesterday, we saw some real world shots of the yet-to-be-released Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0. Now, there’s some further leaks, and they’re showing off the included S-Pen and the software. Judging by the shots, we can see that the device is running TouchWiz UI, which is no ...

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International Galaxy S2 Jellybean Update with Nature UX

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A few lucky Galaxy S2 owners recently received an OTA (over the air) update for Android 4.1.2 JellyBean. This update brings the beloved, Google Now, Project Butter, and expandable notifications. This update brings more than Android 4.1 however, with this update, TouchWiz Nature UX was also ...

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