Google acquires sharing app Bump

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Our mission at Bump has always been to build the simplest tools for sharing the information you care about with other people and devices.  We strive to create experiences that feel like magic, enabled behind the scene with innovations in math, data processing, and algorithms.  So we couldn’t be ...

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Already? Sony XperiaZ1 successor rumored in the works

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Well, that didn’t take long. Mere days after Sony announced their flagship Z1 rumors have started flying (albeit from anonymous sources) that the Z1 successor ‘Z2′ is now in the works.  Let us refer to it by it’s purported code name Avatar, shall we? The rumored specs ...

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Reminder: T-Mobile offering 2GB data free with Nexus 7 LTE

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As many of you know, the new Nexus 7 with LTE is now available from the Google Play Store and soon from T-Mobile stores.  The LTE version of the Nexus 7 packs 32GB of storage (more like 27GB give or take) and all the latest Android bells and whistles. Google’s flagship 7-inch LTE tablet –... ...

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FCC docs out likely Nexus successor from LG

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Newly discovered documents from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are providing a clear look at what may ultimately prove to be the Nexus 4 successor. The device, which comes from LG, resembles the Verizon G2 and looks an awful lot like the mystery smartphone from the Google video. ...

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Hugo Barra on how he ended up at Xiaomi

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“It was a distinctively important moment for me,” Barra remembered. “Matias’s opinion really mattered a lot, and it was a big signal they were doing something right, and a pretty significant vote of confidence.” – AllThingsD

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The change in Android landscape

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Looking at where Android and smartphones have come from and where they are going. What was important then what is important today?

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Virgin Mobile’s latest Android is the 5-inch Supreme

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Virgin Mobile today added its latest Android smartphone, the Supreme, to its no-contract portfolio. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the phone boasts a 5-inch display, a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 13-megapixel rear camera, and 4G LTE connectivity. As it the case with most other Android ...

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Gameloft promises support for Intel architecture

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“We are thrilled to optimize our upcoming games for new Android platforms running Intel architecture and once again expand our game catalogue to new high-performance smartphones and tablets,” states Gonzague De Vallois, senior vice president of Publishing at Gameloft. “Intel’s innovative ...

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Check out these photos of the Android 4.4 KitKat statue coming to life

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Ever wondered what the process looks like when an artist is creating those fancy Android-themed statues for Google’s Campus? Thanks to a post by artist Giovanni Calabrese, we now have an inside look at the Android 4.4 KitKat statue coming to life. The photos which span over the course of ...

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Is this really the design of HTC’s Android tablet?

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  Talk about going to the well over and over again. A photo has surfaced which is alleged to be the first look at HTC’s return to the Android tablet space. You’ll have to forgive us as our initial reaction to the image was, “oh no“. The photo shows a large, squarish ...

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Sprint to open G2 pre-orders on October 11

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Sprint announced on Monday that the LG G2 will be offered “in time for the holidays”, tapping the phone with pre-order date of Friday, October 11. Priced at $199.99 with a two-year service agreement, the flagship device comes with a free Quick Window case ($50 value) for those who ...

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Seagate unveils 500GB Ultra Mobile HDD for tablets

Leveraging the company’s experience with ultra-portable applications like iPods, MP3 players, and handheld video recorders, the newly-engineered 2.5-inch drive is just 5mm thin while weighing in at a mere 3.3oz— about the same as a light bulb. Featuring up to 500GB of capacity, it delivers the ...

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Samsung nears 40 million Galaxy Note sales

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Remember back when everyone thought that the Galaxy Note was too big to sell? Well, just as the HTC EVO 4G went on to prove to the world that we could go bigger with our smartphones, Samsung’s proving the same with the Galaxy Note series. According to an ETNews report, Samsung head JK ...

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Win one of 1,000 Nexus 7 tablets up for grabs

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To celebrate Android 4.4 KitKat, the candy maker is helping to give away a ton of freebies, including the best-selling tablet.

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Alleged Nexus 5 spotted at FCC

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The next-gen Nexus smartphone may have just been found at the FCC. According to details in the federal listing, the LG D820 is an LTE handset with support for AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Additional specs look to include a 4.96-inch display, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 ...

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