Sony wants to be number one Android player in smartphone segment

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As one of the first big moves in the post S0ny-Ericsson era, Sony has decided to shelve feature phones in favor of going all in on smartphones. A recent post over on Economic Times tells us that the last few remnants of the Sony Ericsson family will phase out in the middle of the year... Read More

Telstra opens Androidland; becomes the Willy Wonka of Android

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Someone pinch me because I must be dreaming! Australian telecommunications and media company Telstra has become the Willy Wonka of Android and opened up what may be the greatest store EVAR — Androidland! Designed by Telstra in collaboration with Google and handset makers Samsung, HTC, ...

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Verizon readying a pair of Droid tablets for December

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Motorola and Verizon are expected to launch two 4G LTE-ready tablets by year's end.

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Time Warner Cable brings their TWC TV app to Android tablets, live streaming coming soon

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Time Warner Cable has made good on its promise to release an Android app, and while it doesn’t include the most important feature (and is only compatible with tablets) it’s better than nothing. The TWC TV app will turn your Android tablet into a glorified remote control allowing you ...

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Verbatim debuts Bluetooth keyboard for Android tablets

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Verbatim, no stranger to the tech industry, has rolled out a new Bluetooth keyboard this week with an attractive price tag and a pair of color choices.  If you’re looking for a thin, lightweight keyboard for your Galaxy Tab, XOOM, or Transformer Prime, then you may want to consider the ...

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Nielsen: Android leads U.S. market with nearly 43 percent share

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The top three hardware makers for Android in the United States are HTC, Motorola, and Samsung.

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Droid 4 details surface days ahead of expected launch

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Verizon and Motorola have had a very busy fourth quarter together, having collaborated on no less than three top-tier Android-powered smartphones.  First we had the Droid Bionic arriving months later than initially expected and only weeks after the Droid 3.  Jump forward another few weeks and ...

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Verizon date-specific holiday savings include FREE Red Droid Incredible 2

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Verizon has announced some Android-related deals for this post-Thanksgiving weekend which should help the carrier scoop up a few extra activations.  Depending on whether you are looking for an Android smartphone, tablet, or something else (shame on you), you might want to check to see if ...

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Motorola Mobility stockholders give nod of approval to Google merger

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In news that makes you say, “well, DUH”, the stockholders of Motorola Mobility have approved of the company’s merger with Google, with an overwhelming 99% of votes showing in favor. It should also be noted that the total votes represent about 74% of the outstanding shares, as ...

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Motorola Mobility sued for source code theft

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A private software and systems developer known as Lemko Corporation, filed a complaint against Motorola Mobility earlier this week, alleging theft over trade secrets. According to the documents, Motorola is said to have hired an engineer who helped develop unique code while employed for Lemko. ...

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Amazon: Buy a hotspot-ready Android, get a $100 gift card (Even penny phones!)

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The holiday promotion runs through the end of the year.

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Toshiba issues Android 3.2 update to Thrive tablet

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Toshiba has begun issuing another software update for their Thrive tablet today, keeping the 10.1-inch tablet on pace with its competitors.  Available immediately, Android 3.2 update also enables an improved compatibility mode enhancing the way apps originally designed for smaller screen act on ...

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Gartner: More than half of all smartphones sold in Q3 were Android-powered

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With more than 60 million Android handsets sold in Q3, Android has doubled its market share over 2010.

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Motorola Admiral [Review]

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The Motorola Admiral was announced late October as the first Android-powered smartphone with Sprint Direct Connect. I had the opportunity to get some hands-on time with the device and want to share with you guys my opinions on this “business ready,” “military grade,” ...

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Who needs Black Friday? Amazon has two dozen Android phones for a penny each!

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Who needs to wait until Black Friday to score an Android bargain when you can get some awesome deals today? We just stopped by Amazon Wireless to see what the current specials were when we noticed a number of Android handsets listed for a penny each.  In fact, once we started digging deeper, we ...

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