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Samsung Galaxy devices control XMAS HUGS robot

12/12/2011, If you’ve ever wanted to see a robot made from Samsung devices, look no further: we’ve got one for you. Samsung recently teamed up with RT Corp to come up with a very unique robot named the XMAS HUGS Bot – a robot that features a Samsung...

Coby announces five new Ice Cream Sandwich tablets for Q1 2012

12/09/2011, Coby Electronics has made known its plans to be among the first few companies to release Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablets onto the market next year. Today the company announced not one – but five brand new tablets that will enter the market in the...

Galaxy Nexus already in stores but not for sale

12/09/2011, If you’re looking for a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, they’re actually sitting in the store rooms of quite a number of Verizon and RadioShack outlets at this very moment. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean you’ll be able to take one home....

HTC Sensation 4G update rolling out

12/09/2011, Great news for HTC Sensation 4G owners. If you’re plagued by bugs and performance issues, you’ll be glad to know that T-Mobile started pushing out a software update for the Android device. The update will bring the HTC Sensation 4G up to...

HTC Incredible S update now rolling out

12/09/2011, Good news for HTC Incredible S owners – a new update for the phone has started rolling out today. A changelog hasn’t been released, so the exact details aren’t known but the update is quite a significant one: bumping Android up to version...

Panasonic Android smartphone for Europe next year

12/09/2011, Panasonic announced today that it plans to enter the European market with a brand new Android smartphone next year. While the company didn’t announce the name of the device, it did reveal its specs. The phone will feature an ultra slim D-shaped...

Motorola DROID XYBOARD to go on sale tomorrow

12/08/2011, While we won’t be getting the Samsung Galaxy Nexus tomorrow, it looks like we’ll be treated with some larger devices instead. According to reports online, the Motorola DROID XYBOARD will make its debut at Verizon outlets starting December 9th,...

Samsung to unveil Retina-resolution tablet in February 2012?

12/08/2011, With Apple trying to get Samsung tablets banned in pretty much every country in the world, it looks like Samsung is going to fight back albeit in a different way. According to the folks at BGR who were fed information from a trust source, Samsung is said...

Handster repackages Android apps for the BlackBerry PlayBook

12/08/2011, One of the main reasons to the slow adoption of the BlackBerry PlayBook has been due to the lack of apps available on the platform. RIM’s promised support for Android apps has yet to arrive, and the fact that it wasn’t too happy about the...

Instagram on the way to Android

12/08/2011, Instagram, one of the most popular photography apps available for iOS devices, might be making its way over to Android in the near future (finally). Instagram’s CEO, Kevin Systrom, spoke at LeWeb ’11 today, and at the event he mentioned that...

Meizu MX given the hands-on treatment

12/07/2011, A few days ago, the Meizu MX was officially announced, and while it won’t be released until January 1st, 2012 – it looks like we’ll be able to get a quick preview of the phone thanks to the folks over at Engadget. Earlier today they got...

Facebook Android app update officially launched

12/07/2011, The other day we mentioned that the Facebook for Android app would be getting an update in the near future and it looks like it’s sooner than expected. If you don’t already know – the official Facebook app for Android isn’t very good...

Motorola explains the Ice Cream Sandwich update process

12/07/2011, If you’ve ever wondered why it takes so long for you to get new Android updates on your phone or tablet, you might already know that even though an update has been released by Google – it doesn’t mean that it’s ready for your device....

Android choppy UI: hardware acceleration isn’t the problem

12/07/2011, The choppiness of Android’s user interface has been debated for as long as Android has existed, and many critics often claim that Android phones should “use the hardware” to draw the user interface, but in fact Android has always been...