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LG and National Geographic partner up to deliver 3D content

08/29/2011, 3D technology is amazing as it adds a whole new level of viewing experience, but as to whether it’s a fad or something that will stick around remains to be seen. Either way, love it or hate it, South Korean handset manufacturer LG, together with...

HTC Vigor spotted in the wild

08/26/2011, The mysterious Android phone with a 720p resolution display known as the HTC Vigor has finally made an appearance in the flesh. The folks over at Droid-Life managed to get their hands on some photographs showing the device in the flesh, and true to Mr....

FEMA Android app arrives just in time for Hurricane Irene

08/26/2011, There’s an app for everything – yes, including one for surviving the impending Hurricane Irene that’s scheduled to hit tomorrow. The folks at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have just released an app to help the public deal...

Galaxy Tab 7.7 spotted in the wild?

08/26/2011, It’s only a few more days until Samsung’s Unpacked event at IFA 2011, but the internet is already rife with rumors about what Samsung will be revealing on that day. One of the products that have been discovered (through snooping around of the...

Samsung Galaxy S 2 US variants pictured

08/26/2011, If you can’t wait until the Galaxy S 2 event next week to find out what the US variants of the Android super phone will look like, you’re in luck. The folks over at Pocketnow have managed to get their hands on a promotional image showing three...

Samsung Nexus Prime receives WiFi certification

08/26/2011, Yesterday there was an alleged cease and desist letter from Samsung that confirmed the name of the upcoming Nexus phone from Google, the Nexus Prime. Now we have more confirmation about the device being on the way. It’s been reported that the Nexus...

Xperia Play has more Triple-A titles on the way

08/26/2011, The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play didn’t cause a huge splash in the mobile/gaming scene due to the Android phone not living up to the hype for the device and its lack of games. The phone was decently spec’d with dedicated physical buttons for...

Nexus Prime Confirmed by Accident?

08/25/2011, While rumors of an upcoming Samsung Nexus Prime have been floating around, the latest reported “leak” suggests that the Samsung legal team did an “oppsie” by mentioning the Nexus Prime in a Cease and Desist letter, thus giving...

Samsung Galaxy Note, Wave 3, Galaxy Tab 7.7 revealed in Unpacked APK

08/25/2011, Almost a week ago we posted a teaser video by Samsung that well, basically teased us as to what we can expect at IFA. Thanks to a curious Android developer who poked their nose around Samsung’s Unpacked app’s APK, we now know that Samsung has plans to...

X10 AirPad is a tablet for those on a budget

08/25/2011, Looking for a tablet under $200? If you’re not fussy as to which company made the tablet, then perhaps X10’s AirPad tablet might be worth checking out, especially with the company’s lofty claims that the AirPad is “the best tablet on the market...

Archos 28 tablet hidden inside vintage phone

08/25/2011, Being a fan of vintage phones from 1990’s, Instructables user apple_fan decided to take a vintage phone and give it a modern twist, merging technology from the past with technology from the present by hooking it up to the Android-based Archos 28 tablet.

Select Motorola Xoom users to receive 4G LTE upgrade

08/25/2011, The 4G LTE upgrade for the Motorola Xoom is finally on its way. The folks over at Droid-L                ife managed to get their hands on the instruction emails about the upgrade process that have apparently started appearing in the inbox...

Qik Premium for Android now stores unlimited videos

08/25/2011, If you like shooting a lot of videos on your Android phone or tablet but find yourself constantly running out of space to store them, you’re in luck. Qik Video has just announced that Qik Premium for Android users will now be given unlimited space...

HP TouchPad with Android spotted?

08/25/2011, We have heard about the TouchDroid project, but could the HP TouchPad that you see on the right actually be one of the rare models out there that runs on Android 2.2 Froyo – natively, sans the need for an emulator? Perhaps, according to a buyer of...