LG’s Optimus G successor likely to arrive on August 7

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The successor to the LG Optimus G — the one with the Snapdragon 800 CPU — is likely to arrive on August 7. How do we know? Simple. LG sent us an email advising we keep that date open on our calendars as they are “hosting an international media event on August 7 in New York ...

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Facebook announces video for Instagram

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Facebook just wrapped up with its pres conference which sees the introduction of a new feature for Instagram. As the headlines already tells us, the app now features a video component. Introducing Video on Instagram from Instagram on Vimeo. Details include 15 second videos, 13 custom filters ...

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Homepack Buzz officially releases Buzz Launcher and announces design contest to celebrate

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Homepack Buzz officially announced this morning that their popular free smartphone theming service, Buzz Launcher, is no longer in beta mode. Buzz Launcher 1.0 is now available on Google Play. Not sure what Buzz Launcher is? This app utilizes the most distinctive feature of Android smartphones: ...

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New Android 4.3 versions found on Nexus devices

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According to a report by Myce.com, Android 4.3 versions JWR66D and JWR53F have been spotted running on Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 devices. If you break down the build numbers (JWR66D and JWR53F,) this is what they tell us: ‘J’ tells us that they are Jellybean builds from the second quarter ...

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T-Mobile announces upcoming availability of Sony Xperia Z

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T-Mobile confirmed today that the Sony Xperia Z will soon be available as part of its Android smartphone lineup. A press release indicates that the UNcarrier will offer the sexy handset as part of an exclusive deal in the “coming weeks”. Pricing was not disclosed however we’re ...

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Amazon announces Amazon Birthday Gift for your Facebook friends

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Amazon announced on Tuesday that it has a new way of offering gifts to your Facebook friends. Dubbed Amazon Birthday Gift, it connects to your Facebook account and lets users send a virtual gift card to your friends. Not only that, but other mutual friends can chip in with their own ...

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Samsung offering 1 million Galaxy owners free, early access to new Jay-Z album

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Samsung and Jay-Z have come together in a new way to promote the hip hop artists new album. If you were watching the NBA Finals on Sunday night then you likely saw the 3:00 minute commercial teasing the upcoming release. Those of you who missed it, don’t worry, we’ve got the ad ...

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NVIDIA Tegra 4i phone surfaces, debut in Q1 2014

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NVIDIA announced the Tegra 4i processor with LTE integrated on-board in February, and it seems it will be hitting the market soon. Folks over at Anandtech were lucky enough to get their hands on an unbranded Android phone, running on the Tegra 4i processor, at NVIDIA’s headquarter. Well, ...

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AT&T announces Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 for ‘coming weeks’

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AT&T announced on Wednesday that the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will soon join the carrier’s ranks. Without providing any pricing or firm availability, AT&T only promises the 4G LTE connected tablet for “the coming weeks”. As a refresher, the Samsung ...

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Samsung announces 16-megapixel Galaxy S4 Zoom

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Samsung combines a high-end smartphone with a great digital camera and cams in tons of features.

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Nyko announces line of products for NVIDIA Shield

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Nyko announced on Tuesday that it will soon offer a line of products related to the NVIDIA Shield portable gaming console.  Set to arrive this summer and later this year, the accessories are designed to make things easier for gamers on the go. Nyko, attending E3, is showing off the new products ...

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Mad Catz announces Android-powered M.O.J.O gaming console

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Mad Catz announced at E3 this week that this holiday season will give way to a new Android-based gaming console. Called the M.O.J.O, it’s a gaming console that should find a home among the OUYA and NVIDIA Shield crowd. “M.O.J.O. is basically a supercharged smart phone with no screen that ...

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Two LG devices hit Verizon’s prepaid roster

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Here’s some news for any Verizon prepaid fans out there. They recently added two LG devices to their line-up: the LG Optimus Zone and Optimus Exceed. The LG Optimus Zone (pictured) is a revamped version of the LG Optimus L3 II. It has a 3.2-inch QVGA display, 800MHz processor with 4GB of ...

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Samsung officially announces the Galaxy S4 Active, designed for those who love the outdoors

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Samsung officially announced the Galaxy S4 Active today. This “rugged” dust and water-resistant version of the flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone includes many of the same features as the original, but is its own phone all at the same time. A company press release claims the new device is ...

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ASUS formally introduces Tegra 4-powered Transformer Pad Infinity

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ASUS formally announced on Monday that it will soon begin offering the NVIDIA Tegra 4-powered Transformer Pad Infinity. Indeed, the quad-core tablet/notebook hybrid will be among the most powerful devices on the market whenever it arrives. Specifications include a 10.1-inch 2560×1600 ...

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