Category: Android News


Modified Galaxy S devices on the way to Europe

Android Central

In the latest twist in the ongoing Apple v Samsung saga, it appears the Korean giant will try to prevent an injunction banning their devices in Europe by releasing modified versions of the affected Galaxy S devices.

In case you haven’t heard, a Dutch court ruled that Samsung had infringed on an Apple patent, and imposed an injunction against the Galaxy S, Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace smartphones being  [Read More…]

LG Doubleplay Press Shots Leaked, Price and Launch Date Revealed

Remember the LG slider phone we showed you back in June, the one with the interesting dual-display design? The device was once again spotted in the wild, this time with T-Mobile branding on it. This leads us to believe that this device will hit T-Mo soon, which makes sense considering we caught it a few days ago in a T-Mobile leaked roadmap sporting the name Flip II. That  [Read More…]

Spice Up Your Text Messaging with Zlango Themes and Icons

While the adults try to figure whether or not Google Plus is going to ultimately take down Facebook, the kids are sneaking their phones into school and texting like crazy.  And, in an age where not everyone has a smartphone with cool apps, nothing beats the instant and direct communication that comes with good ol’ fashioned cell phones.  Texting does not discriminate between feature phone and smartphone.  But what  [Read More…]

HTC Sensation XL headed to Three and O2 in the UK

Sensation XL

British networks O2 and Three will both carry HTC’s recently-announced Sensation XL, according to new entries on both carriers’ “coming soon” pages. The Sensation XL, a 4.7-incher with Beats Audio built-in, was unveiled at a swanky event at London’s Roundhouse last Thursday. Be sure to check out our hands-on feature for more on the device itself.

Three’s listing the Sensation XL with an “October” release date, however based on HTC’s own timetable  [Read More…]

Droid X2 update available now

Droid X2

Word on the street tonight/this morning is that the latest update to the Motorola Droid X2 on Verizon is now available for download. That’s the update that brings the following:

Device Features

Keyboard remains visible during text input. Input characters are properly displayed during text entry. Device will no longer lockup or reset when using the keyboard. Charging indicator will display only when the device is plugged into a charger. Home key  [Read More…]

Motorola unveils Lapdock 100 for Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and AT&T

Well, we knew eventually Motorola was going to deliver some top notch accessories to go hand and hand with its new line of mobile devices. Moto has just unveiled its Lapdock 100, which is compatible with the Atrix 2, Photon 4G and Droid Bionic. This new dock will also be compatible with future webtop-enabled Motorola devices.

The Lapdock 100 allows smartphone owners to view multiple windows  [Read More…]

Pulse News now syncs sources across devices, becomes even better news reader

Pulse News has become one of the best news reading apps since its shaky start in 2010, but it had a persistent problem:  whenever someone reset their phone or switched devices, information was limited to that device. While Google Reader can store your news sources in the cloud and always provide hundreds of articles to read on almost any device, Pulse users previously lost  [Read More…]

Sneak peek at an Android-based Philips Go Gear Connect Prototype

Philips Go Gear Connect

Here’s a sneak peek at a prototype of what is tentatively being called the Philips Go Gear Connect. It’s very much a pre-release product — so new they didn’t even have any real specs to give us. But through our keen sense of deduction we were able to surmise that it’s running Gingerbread, has a small screen and three buttons at the bottom.

Slightly surprising to us was that even  [Read More…]

Motorola Spyder and Xoom 2 appear again in new images

Motorola

We know Motorola has something ready for us all, they’ve made no bones about teasing everyone with it, so it’s not surprising more leaks have now shown up for the devices known as the Xoom 2 and Spyder / Droid HD / Droid RAZR.

The Xoom 2 hasn’t changed all that much since we last saw it, though it is noted that these devices are as close to final form as can  [Read More…]

Zlango adds icons to text messaging; we go hands-on

Zlango Zlango

Last time we checked, the great thing about text messages was that they’re simple, short and don’t take much brain power to digest. Zlango goes a different direction. The SMS replacement app, which launched today, adds a world of crazy little icons to your text messages. It’s fully themed — that’s The Walking Dead theme you see above — so you can customize to your heart’s content.  [Read More…]