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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...

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”...