Category: Android News


T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S II in white for the holidays

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II

Samsung’s being a bit shy with the details, but the T-Mobile version of the Galaxy S II will be available in white for the holidays. That’s the same 4.5-inch device we’ve come to know and love — be sure to read our full review — only in white. We can’t imagine it’ll cost any more than the black version, but we’ll let you know more on that when we  [Read More…]

Ice Cream Sandwich previewed on the ASUS Transformer Prime

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One thing Google didn’t show us when Ice Cream Sandwich was announced in October was Android 4.0 running on a tablet. NVDIA’s taken care of that for us and is doing so on the ASUS Transformer Prime, one of the more compelling Android tablets we’ve seen thus far.

While you’re certainly not going to get all the nuance of a quad-core Tegra 3 tablet’s graphics watching it on video like this, it’s worth  [Read More…]

LG Optimus 4G LTE arrives on Bell in Canada

LG Optimus 4G LTE

With rumors of the LG Optimus LTE coming to AT&T as the LG Nitro LTE, Canadians are already ahead of the curve on availablity for this one as Bell Mobility has released the device.

As a reminder for those interested in specs you’ll be getting a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, an 1830 mAh battery as well as an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a 1.3MP shooter up  [Read More…]

Darren Bent and Kasabian’s Tom Meighan stage real-life football match with Xperia Play

Android Central

Sony Ericsson has joined forced with Aston Villa’s Darren Bent and rock band Kasabian to stage a slightly bizarre (and completely awesome) real-life soccer football match using Xperia Play handsets, location tracking technology and ten real live human beings. The five-a-side match saw England international Bent face off against Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan, with both controlling their teams from on high with specially modified Xperia Plays.

While you probably won’t be able  [Read More…]

Blood & Glory unleashes your inner Spartacus for a fee [Game Reviews]

Still waiting on the third season of Starz’s awesome gladiator drama Spartacus? Well, quench your bloodlust with Blood & Glory, a new game from Glu Mobile that takes players into the arena where the only possible outcomes are victory, death, or shameful surrender.

Blood & Glory is a stationary fighting game in the same vein as Infinity Blade, though with graphics that are good  [Read More…]

ASUS Transformer Prime up for preorder on Amazon

ASUS Transformer Prime

The ASUS Transformer Prime is coming. When, we don’t exactly know — sometime in early December — but ASUS has listed it for preorder on Amazon, and is saving you $ 7.79 in the process. The Transformer Prime, as you’ll recall, is the follow-up to the popular Eee Pad Transformer, which in addition to being an above average Android Tablet sports an excellent keyboard dock that basically turns everything into an  [Read More…]

Indirect Verizon retailers free to order the … Galaxy Nexus

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Galaxy Nexus

Pardon us a minute while we read way too much into something. The screen you see here is what indirect Verizon retailers — as in not a corporate-branded store — now see to order their own Samsung Galaxy Nexus stock. And note that it says Samsung Galaxy Nexus, not Samsung Nexus Prime, which reappeared on a Best Buy flyer first posted in our Galaxy Nexus forums last  [Read More…]

Android Game Review: Chicken Coup Remix HD

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Remember in The Fox and the Hound how Tod is a likeable, heroic fox that ends up saving the day in the end? He must be from a different breed of fox (the Disney breed?) than the ones you’ll meet in Chicken Coup Remix HD, because these foxes are nothing but muderous, bloodthirsty creatures with only one goal in mind: eat all your brainless chickens.

Why do I call the chickens brainless (other  [Read More…]

The most vulnerable mobile devices of 2011, Is your Android phone part of the “dirty dozen?”

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Is your Android device vulnerable to a security risk? Bit9 has released their annual report for the most vulnerable mobile devices and the news is not good for many Android owners. As many of us already know, there are a ton of Android devices out there that no longer receive software updates, which means “security vulnerabilities are not being maintained, bugs are not being patched, and loopholes in your system are being  [Read More…]

SIM free Galaxy Nexus shipping in UK on Nov. 22

Android Central

That’s right, boys and girls, the picture you see here is a SIM free, carrier unlocked Galaxy Nexus ready for shipping to a lucky British owner tomorrow morning.

The guys over at Clove have received their batch of devices this evening, and are ready to ship them out tomorrow with the final batch of intial orders being shipped before the end of Wednesday. There is enough stock to cover the  [Read More…]