April, 2011

  • Galaxy S II hits Korea with NFC payment system ready to go

    In Korea, KT is rolling out a new NFC payment system that will also users of compatible mobile phones to pay for purchases using their smartphones. NFC payments for smart devices are becoming a big deal all around the world and

    April 25, 2011 • Views: 8

  • Lenovo Android ThinkTab leaked

    Okay, it's not called that, it's called the Android ThinkPad Tablet. But don't you think ThinkTab is more catchy? Regardless of what it's called, details of the new Lenovo Honeycomb Tablet have been leaked. And Lenovo looks to be

    April 24, 2011 • Views: 11

  • Amazon promotes Android with app money

    Amazon is joining forces with Verizon to offer $25 to spend in the Amazon App Store for Android with the purchase of a Verizon Android Device. The promotion begins tomorrow and will run all week. The offer is valid only on

    April 24, 2011 • Views: 2

  • Skype takes action, removes vulnerabilities

    If you're following the scoreboard, last week we reported that Skype for Android had a vulnerability which allowed a third party to harvest a user's data without their consent. Skype replied that they were taking action, but

    April 24, 2011 • Views: 2

  • T-Mobile LG G2x wait for Gingerbread wont be long

    It seems things are about to start looking even better for the popular LG G2x. You can read our full review on the beastly phone here. Now we have some great news, T-Mobile recently tweeted that the wait for gingerbread "wont be

    April 24, 2011 • Views: 1

  • LG G2x and Optimus 2x get 1 click clockwork recovery

    Earlier in the week we told you about the G2x getting 1-click-root and recovery and you can read about that here. The root method is a 1-click program that is as simple as it gets, but the flashing of clockworkmod recovery was a

    April 24, 2011 • Views: 4

  • HTC Flyer preorders start Monday at Best Buy

    HTC Flyer fans, you're wait is nearly over. As we reported here, Best Buy is now making it official with preorder details and pricing. Beginning on Monday, April 25, 2011, you will be able to pre-order the WiFi version of the

    April 24, 2011 • Views: 2

  • LG G2X users reporting rebooting issues

    Users who have picked up the LG G2X at T-Mobile USA are reporting random freezes or reboots from the handset. Removing the battery or performing a soft reset is not solving the issue. And a full on hard reset does little to solve

    April 23, 2011 • Views: 9

  • Screen capture comes to the LG Optimus and G2X

    One thing that has been missing from the Android platform has been a fairly simply method to do screen captures. With the iPhone, for example, users only need to hold down the sleep button while clicking the hold button. Do it

    April 23, 2011 • Views: 13

  • Intel cozies up to Android, boosts shares

    In their first quarter shareholder announcement, chip maker Intel announced that they would be embracing the Bot by porting the Honeycomb Android source code. The move was welcomed by Wall Street as shares of Intel rose 7.8% on

    April 22, 2011 • Views: 4