Category: Android News

Vizio tablet review

Can you really get a decent Android tablet for less than $ 300?

Vizio tablet

It seems like every week we see a new Android device from a company we either haven’t heard of, or one that’s not known for portable computers.  More often than not, these devices end up at a discount store or on a television shopping channel at 3 a.m. on a Tuesday.  The Vizio tablet has a couple advantages  [Read More…]

Let’s play some Football, Madden 12 out now!

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Just in time for the start of the regular season, the latest installment in the hugely popular Madden franchise arrives in the form of EA’s Madden 12. You guys know the score — all the official teams, over 2500 official players, this is once again being billed as the “ultimate football experience.”

It’ll set you back £4.86 in the UK, which roughly translates to around $ 7 or $ 8 stateside.  [Read More…]

Cricket Wireless to Offer Samsung Vitality with Muve Music Service

Cricket Wireless looks to be hopping onto the same train as U.S. Cellular and MetroPCS, offering a new mid-range Samsung handset. Known as the Vitality, specifications include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, an 800MHz processor, 3.5-inch HVGA display, and 3.2-megapixel camera. If this sounds a little bit like the Samsung Admire then you’d be more than a little bit correct. According to Engadget, the Vitality will come with the Cricket’s Muve  [Read More…]

Mozilla working on a tablet specific version of Firefox, show a peek at the new UI


If you have a Honeycomb tablet, I know you’re aware of just how great some of the apps can look and feel.  It looks like Mozilla is aware as well, and are hard at work building a tablet specific version of Firefox Mobile.  Based on the same core code as the existing Firefox Mobile browser, the user interface looks to be receiving some very nice changes for the extra screen real estate  [Read More…]

Sprinkle (Review)

Late last week we informed you of Sprinkle hitting the Android Market, a game where you help an alien species inhabiting Titan, one of the moons of Saturn. Earthlings have crashed through Saturn’s rings, sending meteors crashing into Titan, it’s your job to help this alien race by taking command of a water cannon mounted on a crane to extinguish the fires before they engulf the Titans homes.

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Motorola DEFY+ slated for UK release this September

Motorola’s recently announced DEFY+ will be making its way to British shores sometime next month, according to a press release by Moto’s UK division. The DEFY+ is a beefed up version of the original DEFY — you get a 1GHz CPU (up from 800MHz), Android 2.3 Gingerbread and a higher resolution screen inside a similarly rugged, waterproof chassis.

No word on which UK networks will be getting the DEFY+ just yet. However Orange and T-Mobile (aka Everything Everywhere) are a good  [Read More…]

Fujitsu Prepping Rugged Honeycomb Tablet

Fujitsu, known for making lower-end computers and other devices, is apparently ready to throw its hat into the Android tablet game, with the Fujitsu “Arrows Tab,” a rugged Honeycomb tablet. They’ve announced the 10.1-inch device, and it’s set to launch next month on NTT DoCoMo, a Japanese carrier.  The tablet could have HSPA, UMTS, and LTE connectivity, as well as GSM and GPRS capabilities, for roaming and  [Read More…]

Sony S2 Tablet is the Tablet P, Specs Continue to Leak




More specs have recently leaked about the upcoming Sony Tablet S and the codenamed Sony S2 which are expected to launch next month. The S2 will launch as the Sony Tablet P, the dual 5.5″ screened clamshell will weigh 370 grams, have 512Mb RAM, 4GB of storage with a 2GB SD card and connectivity over 4G or WiFi. Both the Tablet P and Tablet S  [Read More…]

Droidcon London will acclimate developers to the Android ecosystem


Not everyone can make it to Google I/O and soak-up development knowledge from the engineers of Google and its partners. But that doesn’t mean the benefits and know-how to be gained from attending a developer conference is unavailable to those who couldn’t make it.

Android developers in Europe can attend the upcoming Droidcon London conference and learn  [Read More…]

Is this the next version of HTC Sense? [VIDEO]


HTC was the first manufacturer to heavily customize (or “skin”) Android, and the Taiwanese manufacturer recently made major changes to the user interface in recent phones like the EVO 3D and Sensation. Another round of UI tweaks is on the way according to a video posted online. recently leaked a few screenshots of a new Sense  [Read More…]