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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...

Android’s history detailed

12/07/2011, If you’re a curious Android user, or you’re just someone who is keen to find out more about the operating system that has taken the mobile world by storm – the folks over at The Verge have written up a very in-depth and interesting article...

LG Optimus Pad LTE spotted in Korea

12/07/2011, LG hasn’t really made any waves in the US with its Android tablet, the Optimus Pad, but it looks like it’s been doing well enough in Korea to warrant a sequel. Some folks have spotted a new tablet from LG called the Optimus Pad LTE which is...

Motorola DROID XYBOARD and white DROID RAZR announced

12/06/2011, The Motorola DROID XYBOARD has been previously reported to make an appearance on Verizon this month and now the carrier has issued a press release announcing the official launch of the tablet. We don’t learn anything new about the tablets, but we...

Android Market celebrates 10 billion app downloads

12/06/2011, There’s no doubt that Android has been seeing a lot of success in recent months. The popular mobile operating system has been widely adopted all over the world and it shows – especially by the number of apps that have been downloaded from the...

Verizon Galaxy Nexus to retail for $299 on contract

12/06/2011, We know pretty much everything about the Samsung Galaxy Nexus except its official price and release date on Verizon and well, today it looks like we can cancel one off the list (hint: it’s not the release date). According to the Wall Street...

7″ Toshiba Thrive tablet now available

12/06/2011, Toshiba unveiled its 7” Thrive tablet several months back. The tablet was expected to be made available come November 2011 but it appears that Toshiba has missed their mark although not by much. For those who may have thought about picking up the 7”...

Google confirms no Google Wallet for Galaxy Nexus

12/06/2011, It seems that there have been earlier rumors that suggested that Verizon will not be including the Google Wallet feature on the upcoming Galaxy Nexus. At that time it was merely a rumor, albeit one that made a lot of sense, but for those hoping against...

LG Nitro HD Review

12/06/2011, This LG Nitro HD Review covers the the strengths of the smartphone, like its 720p display and 4G LTE network and its weaknesses like a short battery life.

Facebook app for Android update is in the works

12/06/2011, The official Facebook app for Android has its fair share of bugs and unfortunately this has caused the user experience to be less than stellar, thus forcing Android owners to turn to alternative Facebook apps for their social networking needs. The good...

Samsung Galaxy Nexus arriving very soon?

12/05/2011, Yes, we still haven’t got an official release date for the Galaxy Nexus from Verizon, but now we’ve even got more clues about the phone’s imminent arrival. Our first clue comes from Verizon’s latest press release. Today marks the...