Lenovo delivers three new S-Series smartphones

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It may be too soon to be seeing devices coming out of Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola, but today Lenovo announced three new devices at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the S860, S850 and S660 smartphones. All three of these are said to combine “sleek design elements with ...

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A brief history of Android releases

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With Android 4.4 KitKat now officially outed by Google we are looking ahead to learning about the details and intricacies of the next release of the platform. We expect the build to debut with the Nexus 5 in the coming weeks, however previous Nexus products should also see the Hershey-inspired ...

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HTC says “no further updates” for HTC One S

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Sad news for those of you who own an HTC One S. HTC doesn’t plan to issue any more software updates to your smartphone. A statement from the handset maker says that the phone will be stuck with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. “We can confirm that the HTC One S will not receive further Android... ...

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HTC Desire 200 and Desire 600 gets leaked

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Although HTC is going through a hard time, but that doesn’t mean they will stop working on new Android devices. Two new HTC Android smartphones are leaked, named as the HTC Desire 200 and HTC Desire 600. HTC is keeping the Desire series ‘alive’, and instead of going with names ...

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HTC One to receive Android 4.2.2 “very soon”, source indicates

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The HTC One is set to receive its Android 4.2.2 update in the very near future, according to trusted tweeter @LlabTooFeR. A number of tweets over the last few days paint a picture of the smartphone picking up the latest release of Jelly Bean with an HTC Sense 5.1 experience. @nitrozk End of ...

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Leaked HTC M4 looks a lot like a mini One

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We mentioned last week that a mid-range take on HTC’s flagship phone was rumored to be in the works. Now thanks to Evleaks, we have leaked pictures as well as more detailed info on the possible device. The smartphone, code-named the HTC M4 (remember, the One was code-named M7,) will ...

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Verizon announces Android 4.2.2 for Galaxy Nexus

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Verizon today announced that it will finally issue the 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for its Galaxy Nexus. Coming two months after Sprint did the same for its Galaxy Nexus, the Samsung handset gets the latest version of Android. The Galaxy Nexus by Samsung will be updated to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. ...

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Verizon upgrading DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX to Jelly Bean

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Verizon’s DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX are probably one of the best Motorola smartphones you can grab from Big Red. If not the best, they may among the most popular these last few months. Verizon is currently deploying the Android Jelly Bean update for these two but you can also manually ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 benchmarks leaked, confirms early rumors

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Everyone is buckling up for the most anticipated Samsung device of the year, the Galaxy S 4. Samsung, obviously excited about it, has released a new teaser on YouTube.  With the launch of the next big thing right round the corner, we still have time for new and exciting details to leak.  Today, ...

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Sony C680X leaked with 1080p display

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As great as the recent Xperia Z is, Sony may have something bigger and better lined up for the next few month. The folks over at XPERIA Blog spotted some details about a new Sony device listed with model number C680X. The details were discovered over at HTML5 test, but very little is known ...

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LG promises Jelly Bean for Optimus L9, Optimus L7, Optimus 4X

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LG will deploy an Android Jelly Bean update for the Optimus L9, Optimus L7, and Optimus 4X in the first half of the year. It is unclear exactly which version(s) of Android will be issued to each device though we suspect it may be 4.2. The LG Optimus G has already picked up an Android... Read More

Tutorial: Install Android 4.2 on the Samsung Galaxy S3 (All Variants)

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Let’s face it, Android can be a bit fragmented at times. But who says we need to rely on carriers to push updates? Android is much more than a closed OS, ran by carriers. Thanks to the developers modifying Android, we can choose who we rely on for future updates and when we want to... Read More

Listen to AndroidGuys Podcast #131 ‘Gobble Gobble Google’

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RECORDED LIVE NOVEMBER 16, 2012 We just wrapped up the latest AndroidGuys podcast and thought we’d let everyone know it’s available to listen anytime you want. As you’re headed out into the backyard to rake leaves and ready the house for the holidays, why don’t you do it ...

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Android 4.2 won’t be officially supported on Xoom, Nexus S

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Those of you who own a Motorola Xoom or Samsung Nexus S will find that their respective devices will not see Android 4.2 Jelly Bean updates. Well, in an official capacity, that is. A post on Google Groups tells us that 4.1.2 should be the last release of Android that is offered up for both... ...

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Google makes Android 4.2 Jelly Bean SDK platform available

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Google has released the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean SDK to the masses, letting anyone and everyone grab the latest software development kit. Available immediately, the API level 17 platform brings a number of new features and improvements to Android.  A post on the Android blog reminds us of some of ...

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