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Samsung Hercules spotted?

08/05/2011, The folks over at mobilesyrup recently took a photograph of an unannounced Samsung device at the Samsung Mobile concert last night in Toronto. Looking a lot like the Galaxy S 2, the phone features a larger screen but is missing the optical trackpad – a...

Logitech release Tablet Mouse for Android 3.1+

08/05/2011, Have an Android tablet that you’d like to turn into a “laptop”? We’ve got some great news for you. Logitech has just released a wireless mouse designed just for use with Android tablets. The mouse works on Bluetooth instead of...

Grace Digital Eco Pod keeps your phone or MP3 player safe from harm

08/04/2011, If you saw the LifeCase and wished that there was a something like that for devices other than the iPhone, you’re in luck. Grace Digital Audio, a company known for creating internet radios, wireless speakers, and outdoor audio solutions has launched...

HTC Thunderbolt Gingerbread update to arrive this quarter?

08/04/2011, Verizon’s first 4G LTE phone, the HTC Thunderbolt is a pretty good phone, but it has one glaring problem: the phone still runs on Android 2.2 Froyo. People who aren’t keen on rooting their phone to install a custom ROM have been waiting for...

myTouch 4G and G2 get Gingerbread update at T-Mobile stores

08/04/2011, If you’re having trouble installing the Android Gingerbread update for your myTouch 4G or G2 smartphones or for whatever reason you just don’t feel like doing the update yourself, you’re in luck. Starting this Saturday, August 6th, the...

Google, A Patent Attack Victim. Really?

08/03/2011, David Drummond, the Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Google has gone on the record and addressed the patent litigation situation that Google’s Android finds itself into, with foes like Microsoft and Apple, among others, on the other...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 TouchWiz update arriving this Friday

08/03/2011, It looks like Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 owners are in for a treat this Friday – the folks over at pcmag.com have reported that Samsung will be rolling out a new update for the tablet on August 5th. The update will improve the tablet’s TouchWiz user...

BlackBerry PlayBook Android app compatibility arriving in fall?

08/03/2011, Before they PlayBook hit the market, RIM officially announced that the tablet will be able to run Android apps. In fact, it was one of the selling points of the tablet – after all, who wouldn’t want a device that was capable of running QNX,...

WIMM Labs introduce wearable Android-based module

08/03/2011, Despite all the conveniences that our gadgets bring to our lives nowadays, the fact remains that whenever we receive a text message or email or want to check our stocks or Facebook, we still need to reach into our pockets or handbags to get our phones....

Kyocera Echo Gingerbread update suspended

08/03/2011, We previously reported that the Gingerbread update for the Kyocera Echo was bricking phones, with even a couple of our readers chiming in with their own stories. Well it looks like Sprint has had dealt with enough customers calling in to complain about...

Huawei Vision Android phone launched

08/03/2011, Huawei has just announced the launch of a new smartphone to its high-end Android lineup. Called the Huawei Vision, this Android-powered device will come with some pretty decent specs to match its sleek curves. The Huawei Vision will run on a 1GHz Qualcomm...

TekTrak lets you locate missing Android phones

08/02/2011, iPhone owners must have been gloating over their Android rivals that they are able to locate their lost iPhone via the Find My iPhone app, but today is the day when Android owners are able to hit back thanks to TekTrak with their new service which is...

Google+ for Android updated on 08/02/2011

08/02/2011, Don’t you just love technology and all that it entails? Improvement is always sighted at the horizon no matter how good or “perfect” a particular product is at the moment, be it hardware or software. Google+ for Android is a mobile app...