The 5 Best Android Smartphones [May, 2012]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [May, 2012]

With a bit of a lull during the past couple of months, the Android market is once again heating up as manufacturers are finally starting to deliver the devices that they promised all the way back in the beginning of the year. That means that several of the devices that have been included on our […]

Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Review


It’s clear that the tablet market has become a two horse race. We have the likes of the iPad, which starts at $499, competing for marketshare with tablets that check in under $250. One of those sub $250 tablets is the Lenovo IdeaPad A1 which the company launched back in October of 2011. Of course, […]

HTC Vivid Gets Android 4.0, LG Thrill 4G Gets Android 2.3

HTC Vivid Gets Android 4.0, LG Thrill 4G Gets Android 2.3

Two AT&T Android handsets have been graced with major Android updates today with the HTC Vivid Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update now officially rolling out and the LG Thrill Android 2.3 Gingerbread update becoming available to owners of the 3D smartphone. Some HTC Vivid owners have been able to pull down the update for […]

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6 to Battle iPod touch in U.S.

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6 Coming to U.S. to Battle iPod touch

At last year’s IFA conference in Berlin, Samsung announced a device called the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6, a portable music player that uses Android 2.3 Gingerbread as its operating system. It’s an intriguing device and one that is squarely aimed at Apple’s iPod touch. Well, for those interested in the United States, Samsung has […]

Two New myTouch Devices Headed to T-Mobile

Two New myTouch Devices Headed to T-Mobile

It looks like the myTouch line for T-Mobile will see another manufacturer as two images of myTouch devices, made by Huawei, have surfaced today. This will make Huawei the third company to make a smartphone branded under the myTouch name joining HTC, who made the original devices, and LG, whose myTouch smartphones launched last year […]

Galaxy Note Too Big For You? Tiny Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 Boasts NFC


Samsung announced that updates to the company’s Galaxy Mini 2 and Ace 2 handsets will arrive this spring. France and the UK will get them first, but a global launch will follow. The Galaxy Mini 2 will appeal to users who are tired of the upward trend in display sizes that make phones heavier and […]

Samsung Infuse 4G Gingerbread Update Now Available

Samsng Infuse 4G

If you own a Samsung Infuse 4G then you know how painful of a wait it has been for Android 2.3 Gingerbread. AT&T and Samsung made a bold promise saying that the update would be out in August, and guess what? We’re now in February. No matter, because the update has finally arrived for the […]

$200 Hello Kitty Android Tablet Coming Holiday 2012 (Video)

Hello Kitty Android Tablet

Chances are if you’re under the age of 30 and owned a digital camera, camcorder, or branded electronics device or accessory as a kid, you’ve owned a Sakar product. The company is showcasing some of their new gadgets here at CES — mostly the same tech with different branding from the likes of Hello Kitty, […]

Android 2.3 Update Arrives for the Samsung Captivate

Samsung Captivate

Those who still own AT&T’s original Samsung Galaxy S device, the Samsung Captivate, have been waiting for a year or so for carrier and manufacturer to release the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update. And finally, after months and months of hardship, the update is now available for consumption. Sadly, after all of this time, AT&T and […]

Boost Mobile Makes Android Affordable With $99 Samsung Replenish

Samsung Replenish for Boost Mobile

Boost Mobile announced their newest Android smartphone today, the Samsung Replenish. Touted as being eco-friendly due to being made partially with recycled plastics, the Replenish also benefits from one other virtue: price. Boost and other pre-paid, non-contract carriers sell phones without the subsidized price, which can get expensive for smartphones. Thus the $99.99 price tag […]

Android 2.3 for Dell Streak 5 Now Available

Dell Streak 5

All the way back in August, Dell delivered the bad news. The Dell Streak 5 had been discontinued. And when it did so, it did so quietly with a short message on its website. It did the same with the Dell Streak 7. In any event, the fact that Dell remained mum meant that owners […]

T-Mobile G2x Gingerbread Update Rolling Out Once Again

T-Mobile G2x

T-Mobile has announced that it will be restarting the LG G2x Gingerbread update and it will be arriving both Over-The-Air (OTA) and via manual install for those that don’t wish to wait on the update arrive. If you recall, LG and T-Mobile had to spend the update due to the amount of bugs that infected […]

HTC Rezound Review – Skip The Beats, Give Me The Phone

HTC Rezound from Verizon Wireless

Pros A well-designed smartphone that offers speedy performance, a fast 4G connection, a crisp 720p display and a good camera. Cons It’s thicker and heavier than other phones in this class, Beats Audio only works with two apps and the design lacks a kickstand. The Scoop Beats Audio is way over-hyped, but despite that the […]

Samsung Fascinate Gingerbread Update Ready, Rolling Out Now?

Samsung Fascinate

Just a few short days after Samsung and Verizon managed to push the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update to the Samsung Droid Charge, it would appear that another miracle is at hand as Verizon apparently has Android 2.3 primed and ready for the Samsung Fascinate, the carrier’s original Galaxy S device. It also appears that at […]

Samsung Droid Charge Gingerbread Update Rolling Out Now

Droid Charge

We had heard that the Samsung Droid Charge Gingerbread update was imminent and sure enough, this morning, our Inbox was flooded with people boasting of an update from Android 2.2. It appears several other places are hearing the same thing so we think it’s pretty safe to say that one of Verizon’s original 4G LTE […]

Gingerbread for Samsung Droid Charge Rolling Out November 29th?

Droid Charge

We had heard that the Gingerbread update for the Samsung Droid Charge was imminent and it appears that we may have a date. That date, which comes from an internal document released by Droid-Life, points to tomorrow November 29th as being the date that Verizon plans on rolling out the software to owners of the […]

Samsung Droid Charge Gingerbread Update Imminent?

Droid Charge

Verizon still has two high-profile phones that are currently still stuck on Android 2.2 Froyo. Those are the 3G powered Samsung Fascinate, its Galaxy S device, and the Samsung Droid Charge, one of its original 4G LTE devices. Well, it appears that there is some good news afoot for one of these phones as the […]

Samsung Fascinate Android 2.3 Roll Out Appears to Be Close

Samsung Fascinate

Just a week or so after the Samsung Epic 4G for Sprint got its update to Gingerbread and a day after the Samsung Galaxy S 4G for T-Mobile got its upgrade comes word that the Android 2.3 update for Verizon’s Samsung Fascinate is close as well as Big Red has apparently started field testing the […]

Samsung Galaxy S 4G Gingerbread Update Now Available

Galaxy S 4G

For those that are still the owners of T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S 4G, today is a fantastic day as the carrier has announced that the Galaxy S 4G’s update to Android 2.3 Gingerbread is now available through Samsung’s Kies Mini Software. T-Mobile has made it clear that the update will not be sent Over-The-Air (OTA) […]

Droid Incredible Gingerbread Update Rolling Out Once Again

Droid Incredible

If you own an HTC-made Droid Incredible, then you are probably aware that the manufacturer and the phone’s carrier, Verizon, kind of sort of rolled out the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update back in September. Some people were able to get it and then the update up and disappeared without any sort of explanation. Well, it […]