WhatsApp Android Gingerbread Support Confirmed Until 2020

Many of you may have forgot about Android Gingerbread by now given that it came out many years ago and Android itself has significantly changed over that period. Nevertheless, given the fragmented nature of Android, there are still devices out there that are still powered by this iteration of the OS and WhatsApp, the world’s most popular cross-platform messaging service, wants to make sure that they can continue using the […]


Jelly Bean Figures Catch Up With Gingerbread

Android Jelly Bean has finally caught up with Gingerbread in its market share, and should top the latter by the end of this month.


Samsung Infuse 4G finally receives Gingerbread

The Samsung Infuse 4G might have been out for awhile, and so has Android Gingerbread, but it looks like today the two finally get to meet (officially). While custom Gingerbread ROMs have already been out for awhile, AT&T has announced today that the official Gingerbread update for the Infuse 4G will start rolling out. The update brings the phone up to Android 2.3.6, which should keep people happy until an […]


Huawei U8800 Ideos X5 gets Gingerbread

Huawei has definitely been stepping up its game when it comes to Android devices. This year they managed to release an impressive mid-level phone: the Huawei Honor and it even recently pushed out a “demo” version of Ice Cream Sandwich for the phone. However, not everything it’s been doing is great so far – i.e. the Gingerbread update for the Ideos X5. Promised to arrive back in November, the update […]


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More photos of Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Arc HD (Nozomi) surface

For those looking forward to Sony Ericsson’s next, and possibly last flagship model under the Sony Ericsson banner, the Xperia Arc HD (Nozomi), it seems that more live (and better quality) photos of the device has popped up, courtesy of GSMArena.


LG Optimus Net looks to be an affordable dual-SIM Android smartphone

Juggling personal and business mobile phone accounts can be quite tiring and troublesome, especially if you have to carry around with you more than one device. LG’s Optimus Net appears to solve that problem for you in the form of a budget-friendly Android smartphone with dual-SIM card capabilities, allowing you to swap between mobile phone accounts and carriers at whim.


NEC announced waterproof Medias PP N-01D Android smartphone

If there was yet another phone from Japan that the rest of us around the world wouldn’t mind getting our hands on would be the NEC Medias PP N-01D. This Android smartphone has been announced for release on NTT DoCoMo’s network for the 9th of December and assuming NEC’s plans to launch their phones internationally is still on track, there’s a good chance we might be seeing this phone launch […]


Verizon Samsung Fascinate receives Gingerbread

It took a long time for the Galaxy S phones in the US to receive Android 2.2 Froyo, so it’s no surprise that Gingerbread would take just as long as well. For those of you who own the Samsung Fascinate on Verizon, it looks like the day has come for you to finally get Gingerbread on your phones – provided you haven’t already done the job yourself by loading a […]


Verzo adjusts price of Kinzo smartphone based on customer feedback

The Verzo Kinzo was launched a few weeks back and it appears that many would-be customers expressed their dissatisfaction with its price. Given that the Kinzo will be Verzo’s flagship phone, the company has decided to take the feedback from their customers seriously and have adjusted the price of the Android Kinzo smartphone to a slightly more affordable and reasonable price.


Alcatel One Touch 918 is a low-end Android device

For those shopping with tight purse strings, the good news is that Alcatel has announced the Alcatel One Touch 918 Android smartphone. The device has recently cleared the Bluetooth SIG and has even appeared on Alcatel’s website which seems to suggest that a launch is close at hand.


Lenovo LePad S2005 heads to China first

For those living in China, great news as Lenovo has announced that the LePad S2005 will be headed your way. For those wondering, the LePad S2005 is Lenovo’s hybrid offering in the sense that it will be rocking a massive 5” display that seems to blur the line between a smartphone and a tablet.


Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread headed to Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket

If you happen to be one of the bunch of folks who picked up the spanking new Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket from AT&T, then you would do well to quickly make a check on whether there is a new software update available or not. It does seem as though that Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread has been made available only to Skyrocket owners at the moment, and it remains to be seen […]


Sharp Aquos SH-01D will arrive in Japan first, US later

Japan sure does get quite a few cool smartphones, although hopefully this particular model by Sharp could be making its way stateside if its FCC filing is any indication. We had previously reported on the Sharp Aquos SH-01D Android smartphone and how it was spotted in an FCC filing, but in a press release by NTT DoCoMo today, it looks like the phone will be headed to Japan first before […]


Samsung DROID Charge Gingerbread update confirmed

It’s almost been a year since Gingerbread was officially released and you’d be amazed at the number of Android devices that don’t have it yet. Well, it’s good to know that we can cross one more off the list of “yet to receive Android 2.3”. The Samsung DROID Charge, one of Verizon’s first 4G LTE phones will be receiving the update next week. According to the folks at Droid-Life who […]