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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Samsung debuts dual-mode LTE Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini

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Samsung has introduced new dual-mode LTE versions of the Galaxy S4 and its smaller sibling, the Galaxy S4 Mini. Samsung claims that these two are the first commercially available devices to offer dual-mode (TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE) support however ZTE has already a Grand Era (2012) which features ...

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More fleshed-out details surface for upcoming Kindle Fire models

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The next-generation of Kindle Fire could make the Nexus 7 look like a child’s toy, according to details obtained by BGR. The tech blog has just posted a number of hardware specifications for the upcoming line of Android-powered tablets and, so far, they sound rather appealing. The 7-inch ...

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In Brief: Android-related things worth knowing today

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Here's a handful of things that might of interest to some of you guy and gals.

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Comparing the new Nexus 7 to the previous generation

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So you’re one of those people who like to look at a spec sheet to compare devices, huh? And now that the new Nexus 7 has been announced, you’d like to see how it officially stacks up against the current generation. Huzzah! We’ve got a chart for you that breaks down the ...

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Vector Unit releases Riptide GP 2 with Tegra-exclusive enhancements

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Vector Unit, the team behind Riptide GP and Beach Buggy Blitz, is back with a brand new water-racing game for your Android consideration. Available in Google Play Store and TegraZone, Riptide GP 2 features rocket-powered jets with realistic physics and fun gameplay. Riptide GP™2 is the ...

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