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Best Buy is selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 with $20 off

If you were on the fence about buying a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 at it’s regular retail price of $ 199, then Best Buy taking $ 20 off that price may just entice you into that purchase.

The Galaxy Tab 3 is the 7-inch offering from Samsung with a 600 x 1024 resolution display, a 1.2Ghz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB or 16GB of internal storage + expandable microSD slot up to 64GB.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3  [Read More…]

Samsung Gear Fit named “Best Mobile Device” of Mobile World Congress

After the lackluster performance of the original Galaxy Gear, Samsung has to be thrilled with the response that their Tizen-powered wearables are getting. Most of the praise, however, is lavished on the Gear Fit rather than the more traditional looking smartwatches in their lineup. The GSMA (the organization responsible for Mobile World Congress) came away so impressed that they named the Gear Fit the “Best Mobile Device” of MWC this year.

I’ll withhold judgment until I have a chance to  [Read More…]

The best U.S. Android Phones – As of Feb. 1, 2012

Best Phones - U.S. edition

Welcome to the best Android Phones as of Feb. 1, 2012. Or you can call them our favorite Android phones. Or the top Android phones. Really, call them whatever you want. Here’s what you’re getting: Our unabashed, unapologetic and unequivocal list of what we consider to be the best Android smartphones available on the four major U.S. carriers today.

You can’t have this sort of list  [Read More…]

The best Canadian Android Phones – As of Feb. 2, 2012

The Best Canadian Android Phones

Welcome to the best Canadian Android Phones as of Feb. 2, 2012. Or you can call them our favorite Android phones. Or the top Android phones. Really, call them whatever you want. Here’s what you’re getting: Our unabashed, unapologetic and unequivocal list of what we consider to be the best Android smartphones available on the three major Canadian carriers today.

Just like with our American list, you can’t  [Read More…]

Acer Iconia A200 now available at Best Buy for $349

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Update: Watch our video hands-on!

As if deciding on an Android tablet wasn’t hard enough now yet another one is available to make things harder. The Acer Iconia A200 is now available from Best Buy, both online and in stores, for $ 349. The A200 is a Honeycomb-based tablet, but all signs point to a mid-Febuary ICS update — and there’s a giant sticker on the box saying that an upgrade is coming. So,  [Read More…]

The Best Android devices and trends of 2011

The Best Android devices and trends of 2011

Today is the last of 2011, and it was quite a year for Android. Looking back at where Android was 365 days ago and where it is now, it’s pretty incredible. Most of the things that we asked for in  [Read More…]

2011 holidays ”the best ever” for Amazon as the Kindle Fire continues to be their top-seller

2011 holidays ”the best ever” for Amazon as the Kindle Fire continues to be their top-seller

According to an official statement released just hours ago, Amazon has enjoyed the best holiday season in their history, mostly due to the success  [Read More…]

Best Buy outs the unannounced Motorola Droid 4 on its Reward Zone site

Motorola Droid 4 at Best Buy

Best Buy’s stellar track record with Android images continues, with the Motorola Droid 4 making an appearance on the Best Buy Mobile Solutions Reward Zone section. That’d be the still-unannounced (and, hell, not even guaranteed to be released) Motorola Droid 4. That’d be the Droid 4 that looks like a Droid RAZR with a keyboard. Whoops.

We still don’t know when Verizon’s going to announce  [Read More…]

Sharp reveals the best mobile camera module with image stabilization we have ever seen

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Last week Sharp introduced a new camera module with optical image stabilization that features the industry’s thinnest profile (5.47 mm). The module is able to capture images up to 12.1-Megapixel, features a 1/3.2-type CMOS sensor, and can record full 1080p HD video. The real star of the show here is the optical image stabilization.

Sharp’s new camera module uses a lens-shift system to control the lens inside the module, which helps it  [Read More…]

Amazon Kindle Fire now the best selling Android tablet, tops iPad sales at BestBuy.com

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Amazon told us the Kindle Fire was their best selling product on Black Friday and now some early Q4 numbers have arrived. A new report from iSuppli estimates that Amazon will ship 3.9 million units before the end of the year and Digitimes says that number could climb to as high as 5 million.

When we examine the global rankings for tablet  [Read More…]