Samsung intros rugged and waterproof GALAXY Xcover 2

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Samsung today introduced the next member of the Galaxy family, the rugged and waterproof Xcover 2. Pricing and availability are unknown at this point however we expect this is one device that will stay outside of the United States.   Details include a 4-inch WVGA display, 1GHz dual-core ...

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Eight incredibly awesome web browser alternatives for Android

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In the mood to change your web browsing experience on your Android smartphone or tablet? You’re in luck! Android offers a number of alternative options to choose from, some of which are downright awesome. A few of these may sound a bit familiar to seasoned cell phone users as they have ...

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ARCHOS TV Connect turns HDTV into an Android powered smart TV

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Archos today announced its latest Android device, the Archos TV Connect, an Android 4.1 box for your television.  Priced at $129 and arriving in February, the unit brings the full Android 4.1 Jelly Bean experience to your HDTV. Details include HDMI, USB, microSD, WiFi, and Ethernet connectivity ...

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New York Times bows refreshed, tablet-optimized Android app

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The official NYTimes app for Android is now optimized for tablets and adapts to fit various screen sizes and resolutions. Available imemdiately, the free app gives users more control on how they learn of breaking news alerts and offers at-a-glance peeks at the latest news.  Of course, there is ...

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Toshiba intros $350 Excite 10 SE tablet for December 6

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Toshiba today introduced a new tablet, the Excite 10 SE, a rather affordable 10-inch experience with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at its core. Priced at $349.99, the tablet arrives later this week (December 6), and should muddy up the Android waters a bit. We’re still waiting for a clear leader ...

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Get your Tony Montana on with Scarface Multiplayer

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Say it with us – First you get the money… If you’ve ever wanted to go back to the mid-80’s and immerse yourself in the world of Scarface, you’re in luck. Fuse Powered Inc and Hothead Games recently released an officially licensed massive multiplayer game for ...

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T-Mobile reminds us their “Holiday Lineup” is on sale

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T-Mobile wants to remind everyone that their “Holiday Lineup” of devices is on sale and ready for your hard-earned money. If you’re not up to speed with all of their recently announced devices and top-selling products of late, here’s a quick rundown. Yeah, there’s ...

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U.S. Cellular adds Motorola Electrify M to 4G LTE roster

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U.S. Cellular, staying pretty busy as of late, is adding another 4G LTE smartphone to its Android lineup. Today sees the carrier announcing the Motorola Electrify M, an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset for its online store on November 8.  Available in retail stores on November 9, pricing ...

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Cricket adds $179 Desire C to Android portfolio

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Cricket Wireless adds another Android smartphone to its smartphone portfolio today, introducing the Desire C. The HTC smartphone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (with Sense) and should make for a more than adequate first handset for consumers getting a taste of the smarter side of ...

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T-Mobile touts fall and holiday smartphone lineup

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Even though T-Mobile decided to scrap plans for their New York press event this evening,they went ahead and issued a press release tied to the same topic. It was expected that they would show off their fall lineup of devices, including stuff running Android and Windows Phone, and other ...

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Nexus 10 specifications

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Google announces Nexus 10 for November 13 OS: Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) Processor:1.7 GHz A15 dual-core processor Memory: 16/32GB User memory + 2GB (RAM) Display: 10” WQXGA (2560×1600, 300 ppi) display Camera: Main(Rear): 5 Megapixel Camera Sub(Front): 1.9 Megapixel Camera Video Codec: ...

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Sprint first U.S. provider to offer Jelly Bean to Galaxy S III

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Sprint is the first wireless carrier in the United States to offer an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S III.  A press release (below) tells us that the update began this morning and can be downloaded over the air.  Like other Android 4.1 updates, this one brings awesome ...

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Samsung enhances TecTile features with 3.0 update

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Samsung today announced that their Tectile programmable NFC stickers have gotten an update, just in time for the U.S. debut of the Galaxy Note II.  As a v3.0 release, the adds new features, tighter and deeper integration with Android apps, and the option to program a string of commands to a ...

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Dragon Mobile Assistant debuts for Android 4.0+

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Nuance has released a new voice-assisted application that builds up on their already existing Dragon Go!, dropping it in Google Play Store for Android 4.0+ devices.  The app will be known as Dragon Mobile Assistant and it will feature enhanced verbal commands, hands-free wake-up, new Driver ...

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Comparing the Nexus 7 to the iPad mini

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Well, it’s official.  Apple has a 7.9-inch iPad mini coming in the next few weeks and it cost $329 or more.  Hide yo kids, hide you wives, this thing is going to kill off Android tablets.  If you listen to Apple tell it, the new device is going to be embraced unlike anything we’ve ...

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