John Lagerling explains the Nexus strategy in NY Times interview

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After announcing the Nexus 4, Nexus 10, and the 32GB Nexus 7, Google caused quite a stir in the tech community. Most of our first reactions were in response to the awesome new features and specs of the aforementioned devices. But after some time, many of us noticed several big changes to the ...

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In Brief: 10 more Android things worth knowing (Nov 5)

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This week features Skifta, T-Mobile, Lookout, Lapse-It, Safely Go, Gamevil, Harman Kardon, Nook HD, Pac-Man, Chain3D and more!

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comScore: Android inches forward as smartphone sales slow

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Android is still the king of the hill when it comes to smartphone market share, according to the newest comScore report.  At 52.5 percent of the U.S. market, Android is up ever so slightly with .9 percent growth since June.  Even as it remains virtually unchanged, it did well enough to beat out ...

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Verizon Samsung Stratosphere II press images leaked

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Back in August, we heard about the Verizon Samsung Stratosphere II for the first time, and we saw a leaked shot of the phone as well along with the specifications. Now @evleaks tweeted the first ever press shot of the Samsung Stratosphere II, and the phone looks really promising. What we know ...

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Zombie Driver comes to Android; win one of two free Nexus 7 tablets!

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Celebrate the latest Tegra optimized game release with a contest! Win a free tablet!

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Verizon intros $99 Spectrum 2 for October 30

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Verizon today announced their next Android smartphone, the LG Spectrum 2, will arrive in but one day’s time. Expected to hit Verizon’s website on October 30, the handset will run $99 with a two-year service agreement and after $50 mail-in rebate.  The phone will show up in retail ...

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No LTE for Nexus 4, Andy Rubin explains why

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With all the hub-bub going around today about the Nexus bomb that Google dropped, some have noticed that in the specifications for the Nexus 4, there’s no mention of LTE. Google covered every base with the Galaxy Nexus, launching it in LTE variants on Verizon and Sprint, and of course an ...

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T-Mobile touts fall and holiday smartphone lineup

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Even though T-Mobile decided to scrap plans for their New York press event this evening,they went ahead and issued a press release tied to the same topic. It was expected that they would show off their fall lineup of devices, including stuff running Android and Windows Phone, and other ...

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Leaked Nexus 4 manual confirms wireless charging

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The Nexus 4 will have wireless charging (induction) capability out of the box, so says a leaked copy of the user manual.  Found online at LG’s website, but subsequently removed, the manual shows the rear of the handset features an “induction coil”, confirming rumors of the ...

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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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