Google acquires sharing app Bump

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Our mission at Bump has always been to build the simplest tools for sharing the information you care about with other people and devices.  We strive to create experiences that feel like magic, enabled behind the scene with innovations in math, data processing, and algorithms.  So we couldn’t be ...

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Did you get jerked around by HTC’s Trade Up program?

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It’s a simple question – Are you getting jerked around by HTC’s Trade Up program for the HTC One? The reason we’re asking is because we’ve got a reader who has been given the runaround from HTC’s team for more than a few weeks now. In what appears to be an ...

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Ingress updated to include new Agent Achievement system

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Google’s Niantic Labs has released an update to its popular massively multiplayer mobile augmented reality game, Ingress. The new version brings about an Agent Achievement system which allows players to track skills and capabilities for their profile. Expected to roll out over the next ...

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U.S. Cellular to offer Galaxy Note 3 in October

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U.S. Cellular has become the latest carrier to announce upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Unfortunately the wireless provider is being vague in the time frame, only offering up “October”. What’s more, there’s not a word about pricing for the smartphone. ...

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Archos teases new products for IFA 2013

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We’re seeing more and more rumors and teasers about what’s coming at IFA 2013 so Archos decided to join the hype and tease their upcoming products. We already heard about most of them not too long ago but we can now witness them in all their glory – virtually, at least. Among ...

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GreatCall dials up Android-powered Jitterbug Touch 2 for senior crowd

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GreatCall announced on Wednesday that the Android-based Jitterbug Touch 2 is now available for the senior citizen crowd. Priced at only $139, the phone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features the same simple and intuitive interface found on previous Jitterbug models. In terms of ...

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Kobo debuts three affordable Android tablets for October release

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The Kobo Arc 10HD, Kobo Arc 7HD and Kobo Arc 7 tablets are expected to arrive on September 16.

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LG Nexus 4 price slashed by $100

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With the price drop and looming anniversary of the Nexus 4, one might be correct to assume a successor is inbound.

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Sony Honami Mini tipped to be smaller, equally powerful take on flagship experience

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A smaller, equally powerful version of the upcoming Sony Honami is on the horizon, or so says a GSMInsider source. Operating under the code name of Ray 3, the phone is said to feature the same 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor and 20-megapixel rear camera. Obviously the screen size (and ...

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In Brief: Android-related things worth knowing today

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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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In Brief: Android-related things worth knowing today

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A short and sweet collection of other things going on in the Android space.

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SwiftKey – faster, easier, more accurate typing for phones and tablets

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What is SwiftKey? SwiftKey for Android replaces your device’s on-screen keyboard to help you type in an easier, faster and less frustrating way.   SwiftKey is an app I personally use to replace the default keyboard on my HTC One X. It has definitely helped to eliminate those frustrating ...

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U.S. Cellular expects Moto X in August

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U.S. Cellular has started taking pre-orders for the Moto X smartphone with expectations of shipping later this month (August). Priced at $199.99 with a two-year service agreement, the handset is available in Woven Black or Woven White. To sweeten the deal a bit. U.S. Cellular is tossing in a ...

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Sprint: Moto X coming “later this summer”

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Sprint is one of the first wireless carriers to announce availability of the brand new Motorola Moto X. Okay, so it’s rather vague, but Sprint says it’s coming “later this summer”. If you’re interested in learning more about the Sprint version, or want to ...

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Facebook brings Cover Feed to standard app experience

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Facebook confirmed today that the Cover Feed feature used in Facebook Home app can be used in the standard app experience. Limited to devices which can support Facebook Home, it brings the lock screen live feed to your Android phone without pulling in all of the other features. As of today, the ...

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