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Motorola Droid Bionic official specs leaked

08/02/2011, Thanks to the folks over at MyDroidWorld, all the speculation about Motorola’s upcoming 4G LTE phone, the Droid Bionic, can come to an end. One of MDW forum users spotted the specs of the phone on the MotoDev page, giving us confirmation about what...

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc and Xperia Play receive update

08/02/2011, It looks like Sony Ericsson is doing a good job of keeping its Android phones updated – it has just announced the release of a new update for the Xperia Arc and Xperia Play. The update doesn’t bring the phones past Android 2.3.3, but it does...

Pandigital Nova Digital Reader going for $170 at Best Buy

08/02/2011, With the growing popularity of ebooks, the number of ebook readers have also started popping up as well. While Amazon’s Kindle reigned supreme back in the day, it now faces stiff competition from the Nook and Kobo just to name a few. While Pandigital...

NXP Semiconductors lowers NFC shipment estimates

08/02/2011, A few months back, NXP Semiconductors, the company responsible for the NFC technology found in Android devices, came out and said that Google was extremely optimistic regarding NFC adoption, claiming 100 million mobile phones to be shipped with NFC...

Motorola Domino+ spotted in the wild

08/02/2011, The Motorola Domino+ was spotted visiting the offices of the FCC last week, and now it seems that the phone has made its way into the hands of the folks over at MIC who have so kindly taken some photographs of the device and put it up online. The Motorola...

Motorola Droid X2 Gingerbread update now online

08/02/2011, Great news for all Droid X2 owners – the Gingerbread update for your phone is officially rolling out as of today. Promised to arrive last week, the update didn’t show up, but as of today, the folks over at Droid-Life have reported that the...

Android virus does voice recordings on the quiet

08/01/2011, Who says that phones are safe enough to use that there is no need for anti-virus software? That might be true in the older days before color displays and Internet connectivity on the handset became the norm, but now, we have mobile operating systems that...

Kyocera Echo Gingerbread update reported to brick phones

08/01/2011, Did you pick up the dual-screen Android device, the Kyocera Echo, when it was released earlier this year? If you have then we’ve got some good news and bad news for you. The good news? It has been reported that the OTA Android 2.3 Gingerbread update...

Motorola Photon 4G Review

08/01/2011, This complete Motorola Photon 4G review goes over its capabilities, strengths and weaknesses to give you an idea of how it feels to use it in the real world.

Vinci tablet for toddlers now up for pre-order

08/01/2011, We’re not sure why exactly parents would want to buy a tablet for their toddler, but if you have $389 to spare then perhaps Rullingnet’s Vinci tablet which made its debut in January could be a tablet worth considering for your child.

HTC Droid Incredible 2 spotted in silver

07/31/2011, While the HTC Droid Incredible 2 might not ship with Android 2.3 Gingerbread out of the box, every cloud has a silver lining – and in this case it’s literally silver. The folks over at pocketnow.com have managed to score some press shots of the...

ASUS Eee Pad Slider advertised in Portugal

07/31/2011, One of ASUS’ upcoming tablets, the Eee Pad Slider has been reported to be delayed until September, but it looks like the folks in Phone House Portugal don’t think it’s too early to start generating some interest for the device. Phone...