Listen to AndroidGuys #130 “The Nexus Ultimatum”

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RECORDED LIVE OCT. 04, 2012 In this week’s episode the guys tackle the late-breaking rumors that surround the Google Nexus project and one of its potential devices, the LG Optimus G.  After discussing all the stuff that is slated to go into the changed Nexus initiative  we delve into what ...

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Sony Playstation Mobile now available for Android devices

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The Sony PlayStation Mobile store is open and ready for your hard-earned money.  Available today, Wednesday October 3, a number of Android devices can now install the mobile gaming app and access games and other certified content.  Not entirely unlike the PlayStation stuff we saw in handsets ...

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HTC promises Jelly Bean update for One S, One X starting in October

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There’s a small bit of detail tucked in the very end of HTC’s latest press release (HTC One X+ announced for October) which has implications for a pair of its other 2012 handsets.  As you likely surmised from the headline, it revolves around the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the ...

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HTC Trade-Up sweetens the pot for iPhone users with free headphones

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HTC wants you to consider them for your next smartphone.  So much so that they are offering trade-in values for your old stuff to the tune of up to $300.  In an effort to woo iPhone users over to the One X, HTC is now throwing in an extra incentive.  If you trade in an... Read More

HTC’s Android 4.1 plans outlined for One X

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HTC is set to deliver Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to the unlocked One X, according to reports surfacing this morning.  MoDaCo’s Paul O’Brien, who has an inside source, also advises that the carrier-branded models are expected to see the same update by December.  As for the rumored One ...

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HTC starts teasing their big announcements on Twitter

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HTC has taken to Twitter to tease their new announcements which take place less than 24 hours from now.  The image you see here is what just went live online, promptly sending nerds into a frenzy. When beautiful hardware meets stunning software: twitpic.com/aw0zjt. — HTC (@htc) September 18, ...

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Comparing the iPhone 5 to the Droid Razr Maxx HD

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Apple’s big, annual smartphone release, the iPhone 5, is out and ready for your consideration.  But, with so many other options available from Android manufacturers, should you look to Apple? Is the 4-inch display and 4G LTE version of what amounts to last year’s phone worth your ...

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Comparing the iPhone 5 to the Galaxy S III

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Apple’s big, annual smartphone release, the iPhone 5, is out and ready for your consideration.  But, with so many other options available from Android manufacturers, should you look to Apple?  Is the 4-inch display and 4G LTE version of what amounts to last year’s phone worth your ...

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Multi-client chat app imo adds NFC support, enhanced location sharing

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Multiple chat and Instant Message app imo have announced that they have released an updated version of its Android app.  The new version (2.7.5) sees the integration of two key location-based components, Near Field Communication (NFC) and location sharing.  Should you ever run into another imo ...

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Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE review

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When Android first broke onto the main scene with the G1, QWERTY keyboards were all the rage. Device after device was released with a physical keyboard for several years, some good and some bad (cough Moto Backflip cough). We’ve seen a trend over the last year or two, in which QWERTY ...

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HTC’s 5-inch device shows up in Verizon system

In another sign that Verizon is set to soon offer a phone/tablet experience from HTC , an HTC 6435 has been spotted in the carrier’s internal system.  Rumored to be a 1920x1080p HD display, the yet-named device has seen its fair share of leaks over the past few days. With HTC expected to ...

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Newly leaked HTC gets snapped in another blurry photo

A third image of the recently leaked HTC smartphone has surfaced, however it could very well be a leftover from the first time around.  Unlike the previous two photos, this one shows the device as it appears when looking directly at the screen. The most plausible possibility is that this is the ...

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HTC hosting September 19 event, expect new Android goodies!

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HTC, in typical fall fashion, is hosting an event later this month where we hope to see new Android devices and/or services.  This year’s gala takes place in New York on September 19, right in the thick of a bunch of mobile get-togethers. First Motorola, then Amazon, then Apple, then ...

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More details released for HTC Desire X

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The info we had concerning the HTC Desire X  looks correct according to the new spec sheet. Now we have a few more details, including pictures of the box, spec sheet, and comparison against the HTC One X. The image below is allegedly the retail packaging for the Desire X The specs include: ...

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LG teases new quad-core Snapdragon device with site & video

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We’ve been hearing quite a bit about LG over the last few weeks, and word on the street is that they’re cooking up something big, to compete with the Galaxy S3 and other comparable devices like the HTC One X. The plot thickens today, as LG has launched a teaser site, complete with a ...

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