Look ma, more Nexus 4 pictures

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What do you know, more photos of the Nexus 4 have landed online with less than one week to go before we see it officially announced. The source @evleaks (whodathunkit) has provided what appears to be press renders that might find their way onto the Play Store site. There are no new specs or ...

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Google to announce Nexus 10, Nexus 4, and updated Nexus 7

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The playground will open with a new LG smartphone, Samsung tablet, and updated Asus offerings.

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Five for Friday: Android apps for traveling on a budget

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Got some travel plans coming up this holiday season?  Of course you are; you’ve got family spread all over the globe and you’re the type of person to who loves to visit them all.  Our next question is, what are you doing to save on your expenses?  You’ve got an Android device ...

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Yet more confirmation of Nexus 4 surfaces

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As if we needed any more confirmation of the rumored Nexus 4, the handset has been given one more round of leaks.  The increasingly accurate @evleaks  has pegged the E960 device with a quad-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 APQ8064 processor, a 4.7-inch (1280X768) display, 8-megapixel rear ...

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Telenav acquires ThinkNear, kicks off Scout Advertising platform

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Telenav is kicking off a new location-based, mobile advertising platform this week with the acquisition of an LA-based company called ThinkNear.  Blending their peanut butter with Telenav’s own chocolate, the two have created the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup that is called Scout Advertising.

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46 Android apps for zombie lovers

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We’re halfway through October and heading into that time of year where zombies find their way up and down suburban streets around America.  Be it from your neighborhood trick-or-treaters or from the return of AMC’s The Walking Dead, we’re only too stoked to have zombies on the ...

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T-Mobile roadmap leaked, Android goodies in store

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I love the smell of a leaked roadmap in the morning. The guys over at TmoNews have gotten their hands on what looks to be a T-Mobile roadmap for October and November, and Android certainly has a presence on the list. So without further ado, let’s jump right into it. First up is the LG ...

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Sony Nexus X caught in the wild?

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With all the crazy Nexus rumors going around lately, we’ve pretty much thrown out the rule book on what to expect. But even still, the plot thickens just a bit with this latest leak. The image above is what’s being reported as Sony’s Nexus device, and is being dubbed the Nexus ...

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Jabra TALK BT Headset review

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In the world of BlueTooth headsets, the Jabra TALK is actually achieving mediocrity at its height.  I own several BT units from the Jawbone HD to my LG HBS-700 stereo headset, and the Jabra falls squarely in between.  What you get is enough customizable parts to ensure comfort: two Earhooks, ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Oct 5)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, 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 a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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More proof emerges of 32GB Nexus 7 tablet

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The 32GB flavor of the Nexus 7 tablet looks to be more official today as multiple online retailers are found to list the device ahead of its announcement.  Assuming there is an actual announcement, that is.  Priced right around $260-$270, the 32GB tablet has the part number NEXUS7 ASUS-1B32 and ...

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X Tablet review

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What we liked:  The stock Android 4.0 experience is always nice as it keeps us from too much bloatware or extra software touches that sometimes get in the way of seasoned users.  The HDMI port, microSD expansion, dual cameras, and pair of mini USB ports should be enough to keep developers or ...

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comScore: Android inches to 52.6 percent market share in U.S.

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The latest comScore figures are out and seem to suggest that not a lot has changed over the last three months.  As expected, Android is still the top mobile platform at 52.6 percent, followed by Apple at 34.3 percent. RIM ranks third at 8.3 percent share, followed in fourth by Microsoft (3.6 ...

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Google to launch the next Nexus device in 30 days?

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Back in January 2010, Google officially launched the Google Nexus One, the first ever Android device with “Pure” Google experience. After that, we saw the Nexus S and then the mighty Galaxy Nexus debuted Android 4.0 a.k.a Ice Cream Sandwich. Galaxy Nexus is now almost one year old, ...

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B&N announce Nook HD, Nook HD+ for late October

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Barnes & Noble early this morning introduced a pair of new tablet/ereaders in the Nook HD and Nook HD+. Expected to ship in late October, the Nook HD is a a 7-inch model that starts at $199 while the Nook HD+ is a 9-inch variant that runs only $269. The 7-inch Nook HD touted as... Read More