Google Maps 5.2 Adds Latitude Pinging, Twitter Integration to Hotpot

The best map on Android keeps getting better with more Latitude and Hotpot enhancements. Version 5.2 hits the Android Market today for 1.6 devices and above.

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TheStreet: Android Market to Integrate Paypal as Early as October 26th

One big bone of contention for many new Android users is having to use Google Checkout over Paypal for purchasing apps.  It’s not that Checkout is a total hassle to set up, but, rather, most folks are just more acquainted with Paypal.  Plus, Paypal is accepted in nearly 200 countries ...

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Dazzboard 2.0 Launches First Android App Manager With iTunes Music Integration

There are plenty of Android users who feel that that they are missing an “all-in-one” synchronization desktop application to manage photos, videos, music and apps>  You know, something like iTunes but with your data in the cloud a la Google.  Dazzboard 2.0’s software, ...

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HTC and Tegra to Get Cozy in 2009?

A few members of the Open Handset Alliance might be getting a bit closer this year.  According to wmpoweruser.com, HTC might be moving forward with the Tegra chipset from NVIDIA this year to help in their high- end handsets. After working with another OHA player, Qualcomm, for some time now, ...

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10 of the most popular apps this week (December 12)

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Welcome back to the regular series aimed at helping Android users get more from their devices. If you’re looking for some new Android apps or games check it out: we have a handful of popular new titles to get you started. What you’ll find below are some of the hottest trending apps of the ...

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Google’s Santa Tracker is back and it brings with it new games, Android Wear integration and updated Chromecast support.

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The holidays are here once again and that means it’s time to keep a lookout for jolly white bearded men flying in the sky. Google’s Santa Tracker app has been updated for 2014 to help assist you in your endeavor. This time around Santa Tracker has a redesigned tracker, some added ...

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Who’s the most valuable brand in the world in 2014?

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You thought I was going to say AndroidGuys was the most valuable brand of 2014, but sadly, it’s not…yet. No, as it happens, the most valuable brand in the world right now is Google. Millward Brown’s annual BrandZ study found that Google, not Apple is now the most valuable ...

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Noom Coach Integrates with Google Fit

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Since 2012, Noom Coach has been the #1 grossing health and fitness app available on Google Play. This app allows users to track their workouts and diet all in one place. Recently the developers at Noom, Inc. have updated their app with Google Fit integration. This is a huge gain for Noom Coach ...

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Lenovo intros the Android-powered Tablet 2 and Tablet 2 Pro

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Lenovo has just announced a few premium tablets to their YOGA lineup. Let’s take a look to see what they’ve just released. Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 The YOGA tablet lineup has long been a frontrunner in unique design, offering a kickstand with the majority of the offerings. The Tablet 2 ...

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 210 processor announced for entry-level smartphones and tablets

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Qualcomm on Tuesday announced its latest mobile processor, the quad-core Snapdragon 210. Aimed at entry-level smartphones and tablets, features include multimode 3G/4G LTE and LTE Dual SIM configurations, full HD playback, up to 8-megapixel cameras, and QuickCharge 2.0 capability. Additional ...

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Top browsers for Android (mid-2014)

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Browser is quite probably an integral part of your everyday smartphone routine, no matter how you use it. Luckily for us there are plenty of browsers populating Google Play Store, many of which are great. Please note that these browsers are listed in no particular order, each of them has ...

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Google Voice moves one step closer to Hangouts integration

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Call it a sign of things to come or simply another back-end move for Hangouts, but Google Voice users have a new option today. Log into the Google Voice website and you’ll find that you can now make calls via Hangouts without messing around with a Google+ account. As Alex Wiesen (Google) ...

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NVIDIA reportedly readying Tegra K1-powered Shield tablet

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In addition to releasing a new version of the Shield gaming console, NVIDIA may also soon offer up a tablet counterpart, too. Details making the rounds indicate said tablet could be powered by a Tegra K1 processor and feature a 7.9-inch 2048 x 1536 resolution display. Other specs figure to ...

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NVIDIA Shield 2 could launch globally on July 22, report says

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The successor to last year’s NVIDIA Shield could arrive in around three weeks time, says new reports. What’s more, rather than launching in the United States and then rolling out to other countries, the presumed Shield 2 could get a global launch.  The time frame, according to ...

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Google Voice integration with Hangouts is nearly done, debug tool suggests

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Google Voice integration with Hangouts is just a matter of time. We wrote about it earlier this year. Hangouts would then be Google’s unified chat client, it would serve all your communication needs. This merger of sorts is one step closer to completion. A Reddit user managed to get a ...

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