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Android 4.1.2 VRBMA2, Verizon Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean Leaked on XDA

In a recent post to the XDA Developers forum, a guide was released to help readers get stock 4.1.2 on their Verizon Galaxy S3's.

Android Malware Hijacks Your PC to Record You

Kasperskey, a leading anti-virus security has found two malicious apps on the Play Store that put your privacy at risk.
Wine for Android

Wine for Android Could Potentially Allow You to Run Windows Apps on Android Devices

Adding to the growing list of what is possible with an Android device, WINE could soon be making its way over to Google's mobile OS.
HTC M4

Leaked: Mid-Range HTC M4 and Entry-Level HTC G2 Android Smartphones

HTC is getting ready to announce a couple of new Android smartphones and it looks like we've got the inside scoop on all of their pertinent features and specs. Neither one of these devices sounds like it's going to be a flagship, as that spot is being reserved for the HTC M7, but they are approaching the middle and lower tier of the market with the M4 and G2, respectively.

HTC Thunderbolt Finally Getting Android ICS Update

Remember the HTC Thunderbolt? I don't blame you if you totally forgot about it. For those that are still clinging to the device, good news: ICS is coming.
Key Lime Pie

Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie coming to Google I/O? Qualcomm Roadmap Leaked

A new Qualcomm roadmap has leaked out to the web revealing what we all already knew, Android 5.0 will in fact be called Key Lime Pie.
ZTE V81

ZTE V81 8-Inch Android Tablet Challenges iPad Mini

Ahead of MWC, Chinese tablet and smartphone vendor, ZTE, has now unveiled a brand new tablet called the ZTE V81.

Coby MID7065 is a Reasonably Capable Android Dual-Core Tablet for Just $139

While $150 or less isn't going to get you an “iPad killer”, the latest Coby 7-inch MID7065 isn't half bad, featuring a dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM.

Android Clear Leader in 2012 Smartphone Sales

Android is the “undisputed volume leader” says Neil Mawston of Strategy Analytics, due to its massive phone presence compared to the competition.

Acer Liquid E1 Android Smartphone Announced, Belongs in 2011

Unfortunately, the newly revealed Acer Liquid E Android smartphone doesn't have any of them. This is not a high-end smartphone at all.

Skype for Android Update Brings Portrait Calling And More Languages

Skype for Android received a nice update today that includes a new tablet friendly feature: video calling in portrait view on your Android tablet.

Temple Run 2 Android, Now Available in Google Play

Last week we told you that Imangi Studios was releasing Temple Run 2 for iOS devices. It was also made official by Keith Shepherd, co-founder of Imangi, that an Android version was to be released on January 24th.

What Could Have Been: SIRI was Originally Heading to Verizon Android Devices

Today SIRI is known as one of the most impressive features found on Apple hardware, yet did you know that before Apple bought the technology, SIRI was preparing for a very different path: a home on Verizon's Droid range.

Temple Run 2 Now Available for iOS, Coming to Android Next Week

Whether you have heard or not, Temple Run 2, was just released for iOS devices the other day.

Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus Mini Android Smartphone

If you'd prefer something far more pocketable, then you may be interested in the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus. See, it's right there in the name that it'll fit in your pocket.

Lenovo Preparing “Convertible” Android Tablet With Intel

After making an appearance at CES 2013 with the IdeaPad Yoga 11S (shown above), Lenovo is reportedly planning to introduce an Android version of the convertible.

Google brings out fixes for Chrome, adds Beta Channel for Android

A new update for Google’s Chrome browser has been pushed out today, and although nothing significantly special has been added, change notes show a good amount of bug fixes, flash updates, and other added performance increases to improve browser speed. Cosmetic-wise, nothing much has changed, other than a much needed bookmark search tool, accessible via the Chrome omnibox.

GameBoy Transformed into Android Remote

Chad Boughton, missing the tactile response of those 2 simple buttons and direction pad decided to swap out the dot matrix display in his GameBoy for his Galaxy Nexus’ Super AMOLED display.

Hands-On with the 6.1-Inch Huawei Mate Android Smartphone

Announced here at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Huawei Mate is a beast of an Android smartphone. It has really pushed the envelope by offering a huge 6.1-inch display.

Diamond Announces New AMP2000 Android Player with Google TV Support

Remember the Diamond Multimedia AMP1000 Android media player? Well Diamond is back at CES with a sequel, the AMP 2000.

Ematic FunTab Family Tablet Range Running Android 4.0 Launches at CES

We’ve seen an increase in tablets aimed at younger audiences recently, and Ematic are currently showcasing four more Android pads to add to this range.

Dell Project Ophelia: Android on a Dongle Just Needs a Monitor

Dell appears to be making another run at the Android market, but this time not in the form of its mobile business. Instead, they are creating a dongle that has Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Loaded on it named Project Ophelia.

Asus Transformer AiO is both a Windows 8 All-in-One and Android Tablet

What happens when Windows 8 and Android have a baby? Apparently we get the Asus Transformer AiO

Vizio 10-inch Tablet Runs Android 4.1 and Features Tegra 4 Processor

Vizio sure isn't holding back at CES this year. We've heard about their first Windows 8 tablet, their 7-inch Tegra 3 tablet and now a 10-incher that runs on a Tegra 4 processor with Android 4.2 at launch.

Belkin WeMo Light Switch Turns Off and On with your Android Device

In the future, I imagine a world where everything around us can be controlled by a small device like a smartphone or pocket watch. As time goes by, more and more signs seem to point at how close this future might be. Belkin is currently displaying a product at CES that really shows the potential of what the future might hold.

Vizio 7-inch Tegra 3 Tablet Features Stock Android Experience

Earlier today we mentioned Vizio was introducing its first Windows 8 tablet, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have some Android-related news for us as well. Vizio has now announced a new 7-inch tablet featuring a Tegra 3 processor and pure Android experience without the bloat. Interestingly enough, one of the key features of the Windows 8 tablet was it was also a pure Windows 8 experience, with no vendor-specific junk thrown in.

A Look at the Original Android Mascot Design

The mascot. This often simple symbol isn't something we think about all that often, but it really is important.

Zeepad 7.0 Android 4.0 ICS Tablet for Half Price

Who said that you had to spend an arm and a leg to get your very own tablet? Prices have come down substantially and you'll be hard-pressed to find a tablet cheaper than the Zeepad 7.0 with Android 4.0.

Android mini PC with 2GB of RAM for just $70

The new stick computer has a Rockchip RK3066 dual-core processor, 2GB of RAM, and 8GB of storage built right in. Even more impressive, several online stores sell the stick for as little as $70.
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini shipping with Android 4.1.2 in Asia

If you're in the market for the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, and you happen to be in Asia, you might be lucky enough to be getting Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean ahead of other Mini owners.

Android 4.0 iPhone Knockoff with Dual SIMs for $140

Perhaps you are in love with the Apple iPhone form factor, but you'd prefer to have things running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. If that's the case, this budget unlocked smartphone could be just the ticket.

RIM Will Reward BB10 Devs with $100 Per Android App Ported

Research in Motion has announced a virtual event called Android Port-A-Thon. The idea here is to get developers to port their Android apps over to BlackBerry 10 and RIM is willing to pay you to do it.

Polaroid Introducing Android 4.0 Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera

The latest rumor has a new 18MP camera coming down the pipes that will be powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. And it's doing the interchangeable lens thing.

Daily Deal: $99 off Lenovo Think Tablet 10.1, Android 3.1 and Wireless Broadband

Normally, you have to pay a premium price if you want to have a tablet that has wireless broadband capabilities, but this sale on the Lenovo Think Tablet makes it a heck of a lot more affordable.

Motorola XOOM 32GB Android Tablet for $323 Off

If you're in the market for a feature-packed Android tablet that doesn't skimp on the build quality, the Motorola XOOM just might be for you. And it happens to be on sale for a hefty $323 off to boot.

New Google+ Android Update Set to Drop Later Today

Later today, Google will release a new update for its Google+ Android app.
Facebook for Android

Facebook for Android Finally Gets A Native App

Hate Facebook for Android? You aren't alone. The app is known for being a slow and terrible mess. The good news is that Facebook has finally recognized the problem and built a new version from the ground up. The latest update has better load and resume times, improved overall navigation and much more.
Google versus Apple

Google versus Apple: Google’s Eric Schmidt declares Android is Beating Apple in Mobile War

In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Schmidt essentially declared it is the winner of the mobile war against Apple.

$40 off Sony MN2SW Android SmartWatch

Some people say that with our increasing reliance on smartphones that we don't really need to have a conventional wristwatch anymore. That doesn't have to be the case, especially when you have a "smart" watch to go with your smartphone.

LG Nexus 4 Android 4.2 Factory Images and Binaries Vanish

It seems that Google has now pulled the LG Nexus 4 Android 4.2.x system images and binaries offline. These files were supposed to be out there to allow Nexus 4 modders a way to restore their devices to an original state, making the Google Nexus 4 almost impossible to brick.

Hulu for Android Update Arrives, Adds New Kids Section to the Mix

Hulu Plus just received a new update for Android today, integrating “Hulu Kids” into the app, providing ad-free content with kids in mind. This new feature also adds parental controls into the mix.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 Gets Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update

Have an international version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, or more specially model GT-N7100? Exciting news, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is now available for your downloading pleasure.

Intel and Unnamed Partner are Working on an Android Tablet?

An FCC filing has been made on Intel’s behalf for a new tablet codenamed “Red Ridge,” and with CES just around the corner, it is more than likely we will be seeing the tablet soon enough.

Archos GamePad Arrives for $208 and Android 4.1

At the end of August, we alerted you of the Archos GamePad. Archos claims that it is "The first true Android games console". With a price tag of just £129.99 ($208) and the specs to back it up, the GamePad may be the gaming tablet of the Holiday Season 2012.

Snapseed Arrives on Android, iOS Version is Now Free

Just under 3 months ago, Google purchased Nik Software, the developer behind Snapseed. At the time, Snapseed was only available for iOS and it cost $4.99. Today, Snapseed arrived in Google Play for free and was changed from the $4.99 price tag to free in the App Store.

Samsung Galaxy S3 International Users Start to See Android 4.1.2, Includes Multi-Window Support

It seems that Android 4.1.2 is now starting to rollout to a very select few Galaxy S3 users. The latest version is also said to bring multi-window support to the S3.

Daily Deal: $50 Off Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Android Tablet

Do you like the S Pen idea that they have with the Galaxy Note II phablet, but wish you had a bigger canvas to use? Samsung has expanded the Galaxy Note moniker into the true tablet range with the Galaxy Note 10.1 and now you can get it for $50 off.

Google Employee Confirms Android 5.0 Named Key Lime Pie

Rumors have been abuzz for some time that the next release of Android will be named Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie. Now a Google employee has all-but confirmed that the name Key Lime Pie is official.

Nokia Android Handset Rumor Cleared Up by Nokia as False

While Windows Phone 8 and Nokia Lumia 920 continue to do quite well, that didn't stop a rumor from popping up suggesting that Nokia was considering jumping ship to Android. What started this rumor? One little job posting.

EnChroma Releases “Color Blindness Test” App for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire

Did you know that 8% of men and about 1% of women have red-green color blindness? Did you know that there are an estimated 10 million Americans living with color vision deficiency (CVD)?