FOR ANY BUDGET: Backup batteries and power packs

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Find yourself running low (or out) of battery come the end of your work day? Of course not, you own and Android phone and those are notoriously awesome, right? OK, in all seriousness, everybody could stand to use some extra power for around the house, office, or school. We’ve come up with ...

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Sony Xperia Z soldout in many markets, Sony looking forward to a strong year

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Sony recently introduced the Sony Xperia Z, which is their new Android flagship device. It’s a beautiful and slim smartphone, and experts believe that it will be a big success for Sony. DigiTimes is reporting that the Sony Xperia Z was fully booked on the first day in Japan, Germany, ...

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Is Google worried about Samsung?

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Is Google afraid that Samsung could throw its weight around? Would Samsung be wrong?

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What is Google’s true aim with rumored X Phone?

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Some readers may recall recently reading that Motorola Mobility is making an Android powered device codenamed ‘X-Phone‘. While the known details are somewhat limited at this time, it seems pretty obvious that this may be Google’s attempt at directly taking on Apple… and ...

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Strategy Analytics: 275 million 4G LTE smartphone shipments in 2013

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The number of 4G LTE smartphone shipments will triple in the coming  year, says research firm Strategy Analytics. Forecast to hit 275 million in 2013 this will dwarf the 91 million shipments over the last 12 months. Among the companies poised to capitalize most are Samsung, LG, and Apple ...

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Miss Black Friday? Check out these penny deals at Amazon!

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Ten Android smartphones for only one penny each for both new users and existing subscribers.

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AT&T announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

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AT&T has officially announced its Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, listing all their wireless and U-Verse promotions for the coming few days. While we’d like to have seen more cutting-edge hardware or newer models, the deals aren’t all that bad. We’ve pulled out the ...

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Amazon offering limited time savings on select Verizon smartphones

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Select models are discounted as low as one penny for new accounts.

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Walmart Black Friday ad has smattering of smartphones to snag

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Walmart has become the latest retailer to see its Black Friday ad posted on the internet.  While it’s got more than some of the others we’ve encountered the last few days, it’s mostly a bunch of budget-priced handsets. There doesn’t seem to be anything particular that ...

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Best Buy posts Black Friday deals online

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Best Buy, instead of letting their Black Friday ad get leaked online, went ahead and released it on their blog.  If you were curious to see what sort of Android-based products would be on sale come November 23, here’s a quick list.  You’ll find smartphones and tablets, some deals ...

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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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DigitTimes ties Samsung, LG, Sony and HTC to Nexus rumors

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Adding fuel to the growing fire that is the Nexus program, DigiTimes is today reporting that Samsung, LG, Sony, and HTC are “likely to be potential partners”. The entire post might read a little ‘lost in translation’ as it calls the initiative the “Nexus 7″ ...

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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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New tidibits for HTC One X+ uncovered ahead of next week’s press event

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A few more tidbits for the HTC One X+ have made their way online, this time courtesy of our friends over at HTC Source.  According to one of their insiders, the handset will have an identical appearance to its predecessor save for the fact that it might be a smidge thicker. Powered by Android ...

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C Spire’s 4G LTE network begins deployment

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C Spire Wireless (formerly Cellular South) has begun its rollout of a 4G LTE network, starting with two markets.  Those of you who live in McComb, Mississippi and Greenville, Mississippi will find that you now have the option to purchase a Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE capable of data speeds that ...

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