Category: Android News


Get a Clear Look at Sprint’s Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch

We’re but one day away from getting the official announcement, but we now have a very clear indication as to how the Sprint version of the Galaxy S II looks.  Assumed to carry the name of Epic 4G Touch when it debuts in the next few weeks, it’s a slim, sleek, and sexy on the outside.  As for the inside, well, we’re still waiting on  [Read More…]

Android Game Review: Gravity Wins

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Here’s a great little twist on an old favorite. Gravity Wins takes your old Connect Four game and turns it on its head. And its side. And keeps doing so until somebody wins.

The idea is simple. Just like traditional Connect Four, you drop checkers down the slots, trying to get four of your pieces in a row, either horizontally, vertically or diagonally. Only in Gravity wins, the board rotates clockwise  [Read More…]

HTC Holiday Found in Wild with AT&T 4G LTE Support

Engadget has obtained the first good look at the upcoming HTC Holiday, a phone that’s long been tumbling in the rumor mill.  It appears that this handset may be one of  the first phones on AT&T’s 4G LTE network when it arrives later in the year.  The device runs Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread and HTC Sense 3.0 and offers a plethora of top-notch specs.  Ma Bell customers can look forward to 1.2GHz  [Read More…]

LG collaborating with National Geographic photographers to create 3D image and video content

LG Optimus 3D

While it might not be the most obvious collaboration to have happen, LG and National Geographic have announced their efforts to bring plenty of 3D to the masses. National Geographic Assignment photographers will be creating 3D content using LG’s Optimus 3D smartphone.

“For over a century, National Geographic has been the preeminent institution for world-class wildlife, landscape, travel and lifestyle photography,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and  [Read More…]

[RUMOR] Samsung DROID Prime to be first Ice Cream Sandwich device, exclusive to Verizon

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The Nexus Prime rumor mill is up and at it again.  BGR is reporting that the flagship Ice Cream Sandwich device will not be a Nexus device at all. Instead, the hotly-anticipated device will be launched in October as the Samsung DROID Prime.

For those hoping the next platform flagship device would come to multiple carriers, we have some bad news for you; the DROID Prime will be a Verizon exclusive  [Read More…]

One-of-a-kind Verizon Samsung Galaxy S II not found on Amazon [the old switcheroo]

Wha?

Take a look at the picture you see here.  Clear your head and take a long hard look at it (we’ll wait).  See it yet?  I’ll give a hint — it’s not a Samsung Galaxy S II with a big juicy Verizon logo up top, no matter how bad we all wanted it to be.  When we read the caption attached to this picture uploaded at Amazon, things start to make some  [Read More…]

How I do it: Listenin’ in the kitchen

Music in the kitchen

I don’t really have the luxury of using one Android smartphone or tablet all the time, but my usage cases don’t really change. And one habit I’ve gotten into is listening to music or the radio while cooking. The kitchen’s a precarious place to do that, what with all the heat, oil, water and lord knows what else flying around (never mind the knives.)

I’ve got my electronic  [Read More…]

Samsung reveals Galaxy S II LTE before it announces the regular US versions this week

Samsung Galaxy S II LTE

This weekend Hurricane Irene blew the Galaxy S II unveiling in New York back to Tuesday. Many Android fans are excited about the phone coming to AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile, but Verizon fans should have the most to look forward to with an upgraded Galaxy S II LTE that Samsung plans to announce at IFA next week in Berlin.

Samsung just sent out a Korean press release to  [Read More…]

Droid Bionic apparently makes its Sept. 8 launch official on Twitter

Droid Bionic on Twitter

We’re not exactly fans of companies announcing news on Twitter — it’s just too easy to screw up messages in 140 characters. That said, the @DroidBionic Twitter feed has let it drop that Sept. 8 indeed is the day for the most recently overhyped Android smartphone (which earned its crown after surpassing the previously overhyped smartphone) Motorola Droid Bionic to “be in your hands.”

No response yet from  [Read More…]

Android App Review: bytNotes

 bytNotes

If you’re anything like me, you take notes. I takes notes on Post-Its, I take notes in my schoolwork, and I take notes on my phone. What I haven’t been able to do up until now, though, is take notes and assign them to contacts. BytNotes looks to remedy that problem by letting everyone do just that.

BytNotes is pretty simple. You create a new note, then assign it to a  [Read More…]