Oregon Scientific debuts $150 MEEP! Tablet for kids

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Oregon Scientific today introduced a new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet designed specifically with kids in mind. Called the MEEP! Tablet, it’s a 7-inch Wi-Fi device with a rugged layer of orange silicon protection, a recessed display, and other features to help keep the tablet ...

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AT&T locks down HTC One X+ as U.S. exclusive; will offer One VX as well

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AT&T has done it again, locking down the exclusive rights to the U.S. version of the HTC One X+. As was the case with its predecessor, the One X, AT&T will be the sole provider (for now) of the new flagship HTC handset. Pricing and exact timing are not yet known, but we don’t ...

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Samsung alleges iPhone 5 violates eight patents; hearing set for 2014

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Samsung, in its ongoing war with Apple, has asked to include the iPhone 5 on a list of devices they claim violates its own patents.  According to details listed on USA Today and IBTimes, Samsung alleges that the iPhone 5 infringes on six design patents and a pair of standard patents. ...

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HTC One X+ announced for October

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North Americans will look for their own One X+ announcement in the coming weeks.

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Acer CloudMobile now available in UK via Expansys

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Back at MWC 2012, Acer officially revealed a sexy device known as CloudMobile and after long time, the device is finally available for purchase. UK famous online retailer Expansys is offering it for just £289.99 SIM-free and unlocked. After 8 months, it’s good to see the CloudMobile once ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Oct 1)

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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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Google to launch the next Nexus device in 30 days?

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Back in January 2010, Google officially launched the Google Nexus One, the first ever Android device with “Pure” Google experience. After that, we saw the Nexus S and then the mighty Galaxy Nexus debuted Android 4.0 a.k.a Ice Cream Sandwich. Galaxy Nexus is now almost one year old, ...

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AT&T intros new prepaid smartphone plan, $99 Fusion 2 Android handset

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AT&T today unveiled a new GoPhone smartphone plan set to take effect on October 7 which saves $10 per month over the previous option.  Called the Monthly Unlimited Plan with Data, it gives subscribers 1GB data in addition to unlimited talking and texting. AT&T indicates that they will ...

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Five for Friday: Android apps for Pinterest fans

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You’d have to keep your head in the sand to not know that Pinterest has taken off like crazy this past year.  Seems like everywhere you turn, someone is sharing something (pinning) a blog post about some craft, recipe, or activity that they really adore.  It’s all good, we’ve ...

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Google optimizes Flight Search for tablets

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Google has optimized its Flight Search experience for tablets today, making it much friendlier on larger display sizes.  Users will now find that Google takes advantage of the extra space that comes with 7-inch screens and larger.  If you’ve not used Google Flight Search to track a flight ...

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Evernote Food updated with new camera, image features

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Evernote Food has received its first update today which basically amounts to a couple of new camera and image features.  Now you’ll find that it’s possible to snap a number of photos in succession using the Multi-Shot Camera.  What’s more, it’s easy to rearrange the ...

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Samsung mysterious device coming soon to AT&T?

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Samsung is on a hot streak nowadays with devices like Samsung Galaxy S III and Samsung Note II, and their competitors are working on devices to get head-to-head with Samsung. Though, Samsung is not all about “high-end” devices, they are also focusing on mid-range devices as well, ...

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Sony scoops new Ice Cream Sandwich update for Tablet S

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Sony today announced that they have rolled out an Android 4.0.3 update to the Tablet S. Unlike other Android 4.0 updates this one adds a significant number of Sony features to the device. Sony stuff like that found in the recently announced Xperia Tablet S.  You know, guest mode, media players, ...

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No surprises here;HTC One X+ looks like an HTC One X

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The folks over at Pocket Lint have been passed a pair of images for the forthcoming HTC One X+.  The pictures come just a few days after the T-Mobile model was found online and show both the front and the back.  What does it look like?  An HTC One X, of course.  No surprises here... Read More

LG Optimus Vu 2 announced for Korea

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Less than one year after introducing the Optimus Vu, LG has announced its successor, the Optimus Vu 2.  Featuring the same 5-inch display with a 4:3 aspect ratio, the handset runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and packs a dual-core 1.5GHz MSM8960 dual-core Snapdragon processor. Additional ...

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