MSI Debuts 10-inch Android Tablet with $299 Price Tag

Taiwan-based Micro-Star International (MSI) is at Computex this week where they have unveiled a pair of new Android tablets – the WindPad Enjoy 10 and Enjoy 7.  As you can probably guess, one is a 10-inch model while the other is 7-inches.  Each are expected to begin shipping to retailers ...

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Ubuntu Ported To the Galaxy S II

The Galaxy S II isn't even officially available yet in the US but it has already been rooted, overclocked and the first custom ROMs are coming up as well. I used to run Ubuntu on my original Galaxy S (Just for fun of course, like you can effectively use Ubuntu on a 4" screen), so I decided to ...

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Barnes & Noble Introduce All-New, Android-Powered NOOK

And there you have it, another NOOK from Barnes & Noble. Officially unveiled this morning at a New York press event, the Simple Touch Reader, features a 6-inch touchscreen with E Ink Pearl technology and a a “best-in-class” battery life, with 2-month stand by time. The new NOOK ...

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No Movies For You!

I have not written an opinion piece in a long while, mostly because I usually cover my opinions when we have a "Rayge Against the Machine" segment on AGTN. But this morning, I find myself dusting off the old opinion button here at AG, because of the fact that those of us, (pretty much everyone ...

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Rumor: HTC Testing a Female-Centric Android Handset

Word on the street is that HTC is conducting a focus group with female users, trying to put together a knockout Android phone targeted at the ladies.  According to ThisIsMyNext, the Verizon smart phone currently carries a code name of ‘Bliss’ and features both physical tweaks as ...

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An Early Glimpse at the G2X with Official Gingerbread Build

While we know our friends on the Cyanogenmod team have entered into nightlies for the G2X, many people who are not either into or able to root their devices have been wondering when they will see their shiny new G2X devices receiving Gingerbread in an official way. The answer may be sooner ...

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Manually Install Android 2.3.4 on Your T-Mobile Nexus S

Who wants to wait around for those “next few weeks” to come and pass so that they can get Android 2.3.4 on their Nexus S?  If we know the mentality in the typical Nexus S user, they are rooted and ready.  They’ve have already tweaked and modified their phone, perhaps already ...

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Why Wait? Grab AT&T’s HSUPA For Your Atrix 4G Now!

Rooted Motorola Atrix 4G owners will be happy to know that they can grab AT&T’s HSUPA data speeds for themselves.  Rather than waiting around for the carrier to enable the true high speed 4G that the phone is capable of, a couple of XDA members (dew.man and NFHimself) took things into ...

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Cook Your Own Theme in the Ultimate Online Theme Kitchen

Let’s say you have a rooted Android handset and get the itch to build your own theme because your ideas are better than what anyone else is doing.  The problem is you just don’t have any serious coding experience.  What does one do?  For starters, you might want to check out the ...

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Motorola Jumps on the Unlocked Bootloader Bandwagon

Motorola, long considered the least friendly manufacturer to those who’d like to mod their phone, has indicated that they may begin including unlocked bootloaders across their Android product line later this year. Motorola’s statement comes in response to Australian Atrix owner ...

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Get the Optimus 2X Clock/Weather Widget on Your Phone

The folks over at GetAndroidStuff have managed to grab the Daily Briefing widget from the new LG Optimus 2X. This widget displays a clock, weather, news, and your day’s schedule. LG has really found what the people like with this widget. When many users get an Android device, they look ...

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Future Samsung Devices not to Have Locked Bootloaders!

Today is a good day for ROM flashers who intend to buy a new Samsung device. Supercurio’s source says that the future Samsung devices will not use a locked bootloader, unless if Google would require it specifically — which is a small chance. The same source says about the bootloader ...

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HTC Sensation ROM Leaks, Features Sense 3.0

Bummed when you heard the news that your HTC handset wouldn’t see the newest version of Sense UI?  Chin up little fella.  Hackers and modders have your back.  Even though the Sensation is at least a few weeks off, a test build of the handsets ROM has landed online.  And, as the headline ...

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Gingerbread Rolling out to Droid X

If you’re a Droid X owner pining for some Gingerbread and haven’t availed yourself of the recent leaked builds, it looks like your wait may soon be over: Android 2.3 is rolling out OTA right now.

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HTC EVO 4G and HTC Thunderbolt Receiving Gingerbread by End of Q2?

HTC is one of the leading smartphone brands in the world and they are offering some amazing devices, especially in the USA.  Recently at CES, Verizon Wireless officially announced their first ever 4G LTE device which is also made by HTC and it’s known as the HTC Thunderbolt. A pretty ...

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