Samsung Galaxy Note II officially debuts

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Finally, the Samsung Galaxy Note II has gone from rumored to official as the handset/tablet is announced at IFA.  Specifications for the device are exactly what we’ve been expecting these last few weeks and should put the Note II firmly in the running for top Android of 2012. Powered by ...

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Motorola and Intel hosting September 18 event

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Motorola and Intel are sending out invitations to a London event for September 18 where it’s expected they will announce a new device.  It’s quite possible that this is the first official debut of a Motorola smartphone using the company’s Medfield processor however that stuff ...

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LG to introduce dual-core 4.7-inch Optimus L9

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LG is set to formally announce yet another powerful and gorgeous Android device this week at IFA with the debut of the Optimus L9.  Powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the handset will feature a 1GHz dual-core processor and 4.7-inch IPS display.  Additionally, the smartphone will boast ...

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Sony announces Xperia J, V, and T smartphones

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Sony today announced a trio of new Android-powered smartphones, the Xperia T, Xperia V, and Xperia J.  making their debut a tthe IFA trade show, the three will be Sony’s next generation of handsets through what we expect to be Mobile World Congress.  Details are still developing at this ...

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MetroPCS adds $150 Coolpad Quattro 4G to lineup

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MetroPCS today announced yet another affordable 4G LTE Android with the debut of the Coolpad Quattro 4G.  As the second smartphone of its kind to cost less that $150, the handset runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and features a 1GHz processor.  Additional details include a 4-inch touch display, a ...

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First details of high-powered Pantech Magnus materialize

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The first details of a higher-end Pantech smartphone are starting to make their rounds, indicating that AT&T has another decent model in the works.  Called the P9090 Magnus, the specs are said to include Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor with Adreno 225 ...

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Verizon prepping for LG Spectrum 2, Samsung Stratosphere II

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Yet another pair of Verizon smartphones have hit the proverbial radar, with word of new Samsung and LG models.  While details are light at this time, we can look for Verizon to debut the Samsung Stratosphere II and LG Spectrum 2 in the near future. The Samsung Stratosphere II is expected to ...

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POLL & PRIZE: How long do you go before charging your Android?

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As people who typically spend our days glued to a PC or near an outlet, we are always keeping our Android handsets and tablet charged up.  Come weekend, though, things are a bit different.  Whereas we usually have near 100% juice come Tuesday dinners, Saturday sees many of us dipping into the ...

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Virgin Mobile debuts new “Happy Accidents” campaign [VIDEO]

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Aww man, you just got that phone?  That’s too bad, because Virgin Mobile has a really great plan and an increasingly better selection of Android devices.  Dude, that sucks. Virgin Mobile has launched a new ad campaign, “Happy Accidents” which hits television and Internet ...

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POLL: Would you consider a prepaid Android smartphone?

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The last 24 ours have seen a number of prepaid smartphone announcements from a handful of carriers.  If you are a T-Mobile, Virgin, or Boost Mobile subscriber then you’ll have a new option in the near future.  This got us to wondering – how many of you would consider a prepaid ...

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LG Intuition will be Verizon’s Optimus Vu

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Verizon is set to carry the LG Optimus Vu in the near term, offering the 5-inch smartphone as the name Intuition   According to a screen grab picked up by Droid Life, the handset will run $199 with a two-year service agreement or $549.99 outright. As a refresher, the Optimus Vu/LG Intuition ...

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MetroPCS details new 4G plan, Android phone

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MetroPCS has unraveled a bunch of new “goodies” for it’s current and future customers! First on the list, and available as a promotion, is the carrier’s new 4G LTE.  Customers can get unlimited talk, texting, and 4G LTE data for $55/month for a single line. Families can ...

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Xperia Nexus and Optimus Nexus tossed into rumor mill

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If past history is an indicator, the next Nexus release should be arriving in the late fall or early winter.  As such, we ought to be getting a slew of rumors and details for the next “Pure Google” experience.  Such was the case this morning with the word of a “Superior” ...

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Sony introduces Xperia SL

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Sony today introduced its next Android smartphone, the Xperia SL, however they weren’t quite ready to divulge its release date, pricing, or expected markets. Specifications for the Xperia SL are right in line with most of today’s Android handsets, and include a 1.7GHz Qualcomm ...

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Motorola holding press event on September 5

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Will this be the debut of the Droid Razr HD? Motorola just tossed a Save the Date email our way, asking us to push aside some time on September 5. Without indicating whether it’s a phone or tablet announcement, we’re only teased with “Motorola. On Display.” Sounds to us ...

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