LG myTouch Q headed for T-Mobile. All previous myTouch devices were manufactured by HTC so this is going in a different direction.
Monthly Archive: December 2013
The next time you see a QR code in a public place, you might want to think twice before opening up Google Goggles. According to researchers at Kaspersky, a new Trojan has been found that uses the popular barcodes to steal Android users' hard-earned cash via a text message scam. The problem is not widespread at the moment, but the precedent highlights a disturbing trend of exploitation towards Android users.
in the hands of the FCC. The hardware they're looking at has an HSPA+ radio for AT&T's wireless frequencies, and that's the first solid evidence yet that Samsung's uber-phone is coming to these United States.
briefly mentioned the highly popular CyanogenMod 7 would be coming to a wide array of Sony Ericsson smartphones thanks to a group effort by the devs of Cyanogen and FreeXperia, today we have now learned we have one more to thank for the continued support -- Sony Ericsson. They've teamed with CM and FreeXperia and we have the details below.
Daily Steals has a refurbished version of Barnes & Noble's versatile wifi 7-incher for just $150 - only a few dollars more than an e-ink Nook or Kindle, and well below any brand-name Android tablet you're likely to see at the moment.
halted the upgrades to work out a few more bugs.
LG Optimus Slider, a mid-range QWERTY Android phone. Online customers can order the phone for $199.99 on a pay-as-you-go plan starting on October 16th. Best Buy and Radio Shack will have the phone on October 31st, with Target following on November 6th.
Droid-Life, the US carrier is looking into developing a loyalty program that rewards customers who buy DROID phones on a regular basis.
Kindle Fire tablet, but if you think the 7-inch slate is all that the company has got up its sleeve, I've got a bridge in Manhattan to sell you. Rumors persist of Amazon's full-sized tablet aspirations, and according to at least one source, a 10-inch version of the Fire could be coming sooner than expected. DigiTimes says that Foxconn, one of the world's largest OEMs and the primary manufacturer of Apple's iPad, is preparing a 10-inch Amazon tablet for production and distribution before the end of the year.
VentureBeat tipster claims that the online retailer is looking to buy some or all of the storied handheld manufacturer from its current owner, HP, who wants to recoup at least some of its losses from its disastrous run with WebOS. While HP has been trying to offload the subsidiary and its properties for some time, Amazon is said to be closest to an actual purchase.