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Galaxy Nexus to hit the UK on November 16th


If you happen to live in the UK, your wait for the Galaxy Nexus superphone will come to an end on November 16th, according to Phones4u. The UK retailer has the Galaxy Nexus available for preorder on Orange, with shipments set to arrive on November 16th.

For those of us stateside, we’re still expecting the Galaxy Nexus to land on Verizon Wireless on November 10th, and should hear official word from  [Read More…]

HTC releases OTA update to patch security hole for all Sprint devices


As promised, HTC has released its first wave of OTA system updates to their phones that are affected by the vulnerability which was brought to light a few weeks back which could allow third-party applicatiosn to access personal data. It’s been roughly three weeks since HTC acknowledged the security risk and pledged to roll out timely updates to all their phones which are affected by the issue.

Sprint worked closely with  [Read More…]

Yes, the ThunderBolt Gingerbread update is pushing out now

ThunderBolt Gingerbread update

And this is what it looks like. Yes, Verizon just gave us the heads up that the 146-megabyte Gingerbread update for the HTC ThunderBolt is indeed pushing out right now. Hit up this post for the changelog.

Motorola PRO+ 4G coming to Bell Nov. 7

Motorola Pro+

Back when the Motorola PRO+ was announced, Motorola only slated it for Europe and Asia but now the time has come to roll it out elsewhere as well. Come Nov. 7, in time for the holidays, the full QWERTY Android 2.3-powered device will be available exclusively from Bell Mobility in Canada. Other specs include 5MP camera, 1GHz processor and a 1550mAh battery.

“The Motorola PRO+ 4G delivers the security and productivity tools  [Read More…]

ThunderBolt’s Gingerbread update once again pushing out

ThunderBolt update

Finally, the Gingerbread update for the HTC ThunderBolt (that’d be the one we told you about this morning) is once again pushing out. This is the second time Gingerbread’s headed to the ThunderBolt; it was pulled earlier because of some bugs, including by not limited to voicemail.

Go to settings>software update to get things going, and hit the forums link below to see how it’s going for everybody.

Thanks to everyone  [Read More…]

Android representation in MM ad network reaches its highest point

It doesn’t take a genius to realize that Android’s growth in the past three years has been remarkable, so the constant stream of reports showing those increases are no longer surprising. Still, it’s nice to actually see that progress put into numbers.

Advertising network Millennial Media released its latest report that shows Android outpacing all rivals in both impressions and downloads. The Mobile Mix  [Read More…]

Nexus One “too old” to be upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich


It seems the trusty Nexus One has made it into the legacy column. Google has confirmed what we have long suspected; the beloved Nexus One, Google’s original Nexus device, is too old to be fully and officially upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich.

Fortunately, many people who purchased the Nexus One were individuals who wanted to root their devices. Though Ice Cream Sandwich will not be officially brought to the Nexus One,  [Read More…]

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V now available in the UK

Android Central

The latest addition to the Sony Ericsson line of Xperia phones, the Xperia Neo V, is now available in the UK for £249.99 ($ 395) off contract.

Showing up on Sony Ericsson’s offical site, the new version of the original Neo is a steal at that price. Remember too, that Sony Ericsson have already come out and said that all their 2011 Xperia phones will be receiving an update to  [Read More…]

DIY Costume Contest – Win an ASUS Slider prize pack from Shadowgun and NVIDIA


To celebrate the long-awaited release of Shadowgun into the Android Market, we’ve paired with @NVIDIATegra to give away an awesome tablet prize pack, featuring the ASUS Slider, a Jawbone Jambox Bluetooth Speaker, and a $ 25 Amex gift card to get you started in the Tegra Zone.

So how do I win?

Since we are nearing Halloween and we are a community of do-it-yourselfers, we figured a costume contest was in  [Read More…]

Only one way this ends …

Joy of Tech

Yep. Just as we figured.