Sony issues minor updates to Xperia P, U, go and sola

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Sony today announced that minor updates are being deployed to the Xperia P, Xperia U, Xperia go and Xperia sola. Each device is staying with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, however the updates include bug fixes and performance enhancements. The Ice Cream Sandwich firmware includes improvements ...

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Rumors bubble up for next round of Samsung models

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Samsung may not wait a full year before they announce the next iteration of Galaxy S smartphone, according to new rumors out of SamMobile. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the tech blog advises that the presumed Galaxy S4 will arrive in April 2013. For what it’s worth, the device ...

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HTC taps new marketing chief in turnaround effort

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HTC has hired a new marketing chief to help the company kick off a new phase of brand marketing in the coming year. Taking his seat in January, Benjamin Ho will replace outgoing John Wang as the company’s head of marketing decisions. Internally, HTC is referring to this new effort as ...

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ZTE Apache rumored with 8-core processor

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Awww, how cute… your dual-core and quad-core handsets are so darling.  Check out my new 8-core smartphone. If the recent chatter is correct, this is exactly what some will be saying in the shorter term as ZTE is said to be working on such a behemoth. Called the ‘Apache’, the ...

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Android now powers 44% of tablet market

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The tablet race tightens as Apple sees its lowest market share yet for the iPad.

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Google: Nexus 4 is NOT sold out

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So you’re trying to purchase one of those Nexus 4 handsets that just showed up back in stock, huh? Not so easy, is it? We’re hearing reports from all over the internet that you guys think it is out of stock and that your shopping cart is not processing.  Rest easy brah, that phone ...

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Google Chrome to align versions across all platforms by early 2013

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In a Google+ post by the Chrome team, we should hopefully be seeing an alignment of all Chrome versions – including Android – by early next year: Q. Chrome for Android is still at v18, while regular Chrome is at v23. When will Chrome for Android catch up? A. Soon! We expect an ...

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Android 4.2.1 OTA update rolling out for Nexus 4 and Nexus 10

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Thank goodness for the folks over at XDA. According to 2 separate (yet equal?) threads, we’re seeing OTA updates coming to both the Nexus 10 and the Nexus 4. The update comes just in time, as we will be seeing the Nexus 4 on sale in the states again here in just about an hour... Read More

iOS edges Android in U.S. with help from iPhone 5

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Apple has recaptured a slight edge in U.S. market share thanks to the launch of the iPhone 5. The twelve week period ending in late October sees Apple pulling in 48.1 percent of the market while Android follows closely with 46.7 percent of the pie. Research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech ...

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HTC One X now getting Android 4.1 globally

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It’s happening, folks, and it’s about time. The HTC One X is finally getting its update to Android 4.1.The folks over at HTCSource have been getting alert after alert through social networking that HTC One X’s everywhere are seeing updates. So far, they’ve ...

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Verizon HTC Droid DNA bootloader gets unlocked method

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Alright, android guys and gals (see what I did there? Chuckle…), grab your hacker hats and geek gloves. If you’ve got an HTC Droid DNA, then AndroidPolice has an early Christmas gift for you. How does an unlocked bootloader sound? Pretty cool? Yea, we thought so, too. The bootloader ...

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LG Nexus 4 16GB on sale today for $499 at dailysteals

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Yes, we know it’s an inflated price. The listing shows a standard cost for the phone to be $799.00 – even though they’re only $349 in the Google Play Store. However, if you’ve got one on backorder (like so many people do) or simply don’t want to wait and ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 rumored to have 5-inch 1080p HD display

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Here’s one of those rumors that make you say, “Yeah, that sounds about right.” For those who follow Android closely, it’s possible that the next bit of news has them saying, “No duh”. Samsung next big flagship, the Galaxy S 4, will come in 2013 and will ...

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Box for Android updates to 2.0 with new features

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If you use Box for Android, then you’re in for a treat. The company has released the latest version of their app, labeled as the first major overhaul since beta to release… version 2.0. The new version brings  document preview, offline folders, bulk uploads and downloads, “complete ...

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Nexus 4 Giveaway

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AndroidGuys, Cruzerlite, and AndroidSwag have teamed to give away some great prizes!

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