Category: Android News


Samsung GT-I9250 aka Nexus Prime Receives WiFi Certification

The Samsung GT-I9250 received wifi certification yesterday meaning it does exist, and likely to be on schedule for a late fall early winter release. This is the device rumoured to be Google’s next flagship, the Nexus Prime, with a HD (1280×720) screen of 4.5″ or possibly even 4.65″ and a next-gen 1.5GHz dual core processor. Good news  [Read More…]

Verizon Support Page Brings Droid 2 Owners One Step Closer to Gingerbread

Motorola Droid 2 owners are now one step closer to finally receiving Gingerbread according to a couple of Verizon support pages that went live yesterday. It’s been a long time coming for proud owners of the Droid 2 patient enough to remain unrooted. Barring any unforeseen issues, an OTA Gingerbread update for the Droid 2 should be ready to roll out very soon. Software update 4.5.601.A955.Verizon.en.US is  [Read More…]

Sweeten Your Honeycomb Experience with HD Widgets

Looking to change things up with your Honeycomb tablet but find yourself turned off by the idea of rooting or lack of custom ROMs? We’d like to draw your attention to a new set of widgets designed specifically for Android 3.0+ called HD Widgets. Designed by Cloud.TV (Cloudskipper), the highly customizable widget pack is heavy on polish and detail yet light on the wallet. The 99¢ bundle gives users  [Read More…]

Sony Ericsson Promises Android 2.3.4 for 2011 Lineup

Sony Ericsson announced earlier today that their entire 2011 Xperia smart phone line will see Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread.  Save for the ability to support front-facing video chat through Google Talk, the Android aspect is not all that major.  The bigger part of the news here is that it builds in a number of new Sony Ericsson features and functions that add to the value of the Xperia phones.  The  [Read More…]

New Support for Hulu Plus Adds to VIZIO 8′s Overall Value

VIZIO announced earlier today that their new VIZIO 8″ Tablet with WiFi will be among the first Android devices to support Hulu Plus. This means that for just $ 7.99 a month, VIZIO 8 users will have access to the massive library of TV shows and films from a number of content providers. Recently making its retail debut, the 8-inch tablet runs Gingerbread instead of Honeycomb, however its $  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Unpacked App Reveals Tab 7.7 and Galaxy Note

Samsung has unwittingly revealed 3 new devices that it plans to announce at IFA next week. These were discovered when one Android fan went poking around the APK of Samsung’s Unpacked app and found logos of the new devices. The new devices are the Galaxy Note, Galaxy Tab 7.7 and the Wave 3, but we’re not particularly interested in the latter as it will run Bada OS. The  [Read More…]

R-Type Coming to Android on September 12

One of the all-time classic shoot-em-up games of the 80’s, R-Type, is about to hit Android in the next few weeks. Those of you who grew up playing games on the Amiga, Atari, and Commodore 64 will undoubtedly be familiar with the title and its ridiculous amount of power-ups.  According to the email we received, everything that went into the original version will be found in this new  [Read More…]

ESPN Fantasy Football App Released

If you’re into fantasy football, then we’ve got some good news for you! The guys at ESPN have released the official ESPN Fantasy Football app to the Android Market. The app is packed full of awesome features, including:

FantasyCast Live Scoring and Stats Fantasy news, videos, and tweets from ESPN’s fantasy analysts Team management: start or bench players, add, drop, and claim players off waivers, propose, accept, or  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Celebrates Launch of TegraZone.com by Giving Away Five Acer Iconia Tablets

NVIDIA’s Tegra Zone app for Android is a convenient little club space created to help owners of Tegra powered devices discover and share premier, Tegra optmized Android games. The app is full of game reviews, screenshots, videos, and behind-the-scenes footage that users can check out before ultimately being re-directed to the Android Market for purchase. NVIDIA has been building a community around their Tegra powered chips and  [Read More…]

How To: Root Droid 3 with 1 Click

Thanks to RootzWiki and the team, we now have a 1-click root for the Droid 3. It’s super easy, just follow the instructions below. We have also provided a video for instructions and proof of root.

1. Make sure you have Motorola drivers installed – LINK to x64 drivers 2. Download and unzip ‘Droid 3 easy root script’ – Latest Here 3. On your phone: Settings > Applications > Development > USB  [Read More…]