Sprint officially launches 4G LTE network in select markets

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Sprint users, it’s time to rejoice! I’d be dancing in the streets if I didn’t mind getting stared at / hit by cars / arrested for indecent exposure (wait, what?), because Sprint has finally rolled out their 4G LTE network. The rollout has happened in Kansas City, San Antonio, ...

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Nexus 7 tablet gets Android 4.1.1 update, adds Google Wallet and performance boost

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While you may not yet be able to get your hands on a Nexus 7 tablet – arguably the tablet to beat right now, those with developer / I/O versions of the tablet in-hand are seeing updates to a new version of Jelly Bean. The update is Android 4.1.1, which was given to AOSP yesterday,... Read More

Google releases Jelly Bean OTA to HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus, promises other devices to come

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Google never fails to do something last minute that makes users happy. Today is no exception, as they’ve just released the Jelly Bean OTA to the HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus. The update is said to be rolling out over the next few days, so we expect to see users getting that notification anytime ...

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Nexus Q gets the XDA treatment: root it, unlock it, ROM it, love it

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When the Nexus Q was first announced by Google, it was no secret that they were encouraging hackers to get their hands on it. Google said they wanted rommers, modders, and tweakers to get to customizing and messing with the Q right away. The social streamer device has gotten what it wanted, and ...

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Google to announce Q2 earnings July 19th

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Google has announced that their Q2 earnings call will be taking place soon. The earnings themselves will be released July 19th, and will be followed by an earnings conference call at 1:30 PM PST. It should be noted that Larry Page will not be on the call, but this was already announced and, ...

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Galaxy Nexus returns to Play Store with extended shipping time

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The Android world was all a’buzz with the Galaxy Nexus last week, due to the fact that a sales ban was put in place. Google and Samsung immediately began working together on a software fix to circumvent the ban, and it looks like we’ve got success… in a way. Right now, you can ...

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Google says Galaxy Nexus shipping should continue next week after Samsung-Apple suit caused sales ban

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Yesterday, we told you about The Galaxy Nexus and how Google / Samsung were working together to circumvent the ban that was won in a court case with Apple. Now, Google has told ABC that shipping should resume next week. According to ABC news: “Google confirmed to ABC News that the Galaxy ...

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Nexus Q gets torn down, some parts are in fact imported

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The Nexus Q was announced by Google recently, and some people are still trying to figure out why they want one. Well, for you hardware-centric readers out there, iFixIt has released their tear down of the device to show you what’s inside. Google said that the Q is made in America, and ...

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream now on almost 11% of devices

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With the release of Jelly Bean 4.1, some users are saying that Google should have waited. The cries of “Now I have another update to wait for” are being heard around the Andro-sphere. Now, Google has released the stats concerning how many devices are running each version of Android, ...

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Carphone Warehouse to carry the Google Nexus 7 in UK

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Yesterday Google Nexus 7 was officially announced during Google’s largest event of the year. All Android fans were delighted because it’s literally the cheapest yet the most powerful tablet available in the market, and just for $199. Now our readers and folks looking forward to the ...

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM working with GSM, Verizon Galaxy Nexus phones, available for download

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  In the wake of Google’s release of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean yesterday, developers have been hard at work. Now, in record time, Jelly Bean ROMs are being released for GSM and Verizon Galaxy Nexus phones. Not only are they ready to flash, but they also seem to have LTE working as well. If ...

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Run Android apps on your Mac with BlueStacks

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  If you’ve got a Mac and want to run Android apps on it, your time has come, you niche-lover. BlueStacks has come to Mac, and is supporting 17 different apps… to include the popular news reader “Pulse”. Initially a Windows release, BlueStacks has now been dubbed by some ...

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Google reportedly makes $0 profit off Nexus 7 sales

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  Yesterday, Google released their very first line of self-branded tablets, the Nexus 7. One of the biggest selling points is its cool price tag, but the question is – how do they get the price so low? Easy… according to Andy Rubin himself, Google makes no profit off of the Nexus 7. ...

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Viggle for Android out of Beta, earns you rewards for being a couch potato

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Viggle is an app that lets you check in from your couch to what TV show you’re watching. It’s been a great success on iOS, and is now out of beta for Android and ready to reward your TV watching. The app works by listening to your TV audio on command, detecting what show ...

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Google IO 2012 keynote impressions

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Well, the worst kept secret in Android has come to pass – the Nexus 7 is a real tablet, and its available for $199.  The first day of keynote is in the books, the nerds are lining up for their freebies and the Android universe has a new OS to look forward to getting. As... Read More