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Huawei Vision U8850 could be headed for North America

03/08/2012, Back in August of 2011, we revealed that the Huawei Vision U8850 had been launched in select markets around the world, but unfortunately the North American market was not one of them. Granted it appeared to be a low-mid level Android smartphone, but we...

Galaxy Nexus gets a D.I.Y LEGO charging dock

03/08/2012, For those of you out there who might be bored of standard charging docks for your devices, or if you’re simply looking for something quirky and different, you might be interested in taking a look at this LEGO charging dock by XDA forum member Tibow, who...

Sony to release Qualcomm S4-based Android phone in June?

03/07/2012, Despite showing off its flagship Xperia S phone earlier this year, it looks like Sony might have even better phones up its sleeves. According to reports online, Sony is planning to release a new, ultra high-end smartphone in June 2012. The phone will pack...


NOOK Tablet gets Ice Cream Sandwich with CyanogenMod 9

03/07/2012, Good news for NOOK users out there, the tablet can now be upgraded to Android Ice Cream Sandwich – if you don’t mind loading up a custom ROM onto it. Some developers have managed to port CyanogenMod 9 onto the 7″ tablet, and while it’s...

HTC Dream bootloader gets unlocked

03/07/2012, Before HTC came up with its hit phones like the Nexus One or the Sensation, the company had an Android phone called the HTC Dream aka the T-Mobile G1 (yes, the predecessor of the G2). Chances are most of you would’ve forgotten it, or if you do...

Temple Run for Android coming March 27th

03/06/2012, Heard of Imangi Studios before? This unique 3-person studio was the tour de force behind the huge hit Temple Run, and since it was released in August 2011, it had been downloaded by 6% of America’s population, where Android users had to just sit...

ASUS Transformer TF101 to get fix for ICS bugs

03/06/2012, While a lot of people waited patiently for the ASUS Transformer TF101 to receive its Ice Cream Sandwich update, quite a lot of people were unhappy when it finally arrived. In addition to updating the tablet’s operating system, it introduced quite a...

Samsung Galaxy Pocket announced

03/06/2012, Samsung has added yet another phone to its lineup of Galaxy devices. This time it’s called the Galaxy Pocket and it features a tiny form factor, unlike its much larger flagship brethren – the Galaxy S2. The Galaxy Pocket will have a 2.8″...

OverSkreen brings windowed browsing to Android

03/05/2012, While most of us seem to have left the windowed browsing era behind with the introduction of tabbed browsing, it looks like it’s coming back – but this time it’s on Android. The folks over at MBFG have come up with a new browser called...

Mobiado Grand Touch Aston Martin is souped up Nexus S

03/05/2012, Luxury smartphones are an extremely niche market, but that does not mean this is a dying market. I would assume that the number of gold-plated handsets which we have seen in the past do point to a viable channel of profit, but it is not going to be the...

Android app 50MB cap increased to 4GB

03/05/2012, Limits are meant to be broken, and Google goes ahead with this mantra by allowing Android apps to go beyond the 50MB mark. It does make sense after all, since we are talking about applications to be installed onto a smartphone device, and space is a...

E FUN integrates GetJar App Store onto Nextbook Android tablets

03/05/2012, While E FUN’s Nextbook Android tablets don’t have access to the Android Market, it looks like the company will be making it easier for its customers to get their hands on apps in the future. E FUN has announced that it has embedded the GetJar...

ARCHOS Arnova G3 tablets leaked

03/05/2012, Looking forward to some new low-cost tablets from ARCHOS? Well, the folks over at arctablet.com have somehow managed to get their hands on pictures and details of ARCHOS’ upcoming Arnova G3 tablets and posted them online. All the tablets still...