Sony Ericsson Xperia ray hands-on [Video]

For Sony Ericsson fans or those with small fingers in the world, I have a phone for you. Just arriving at the Android Community labs today is the Sony Ericsson Xperia ray. This little smartphone may be tiny but it definitely packs a punch. Below we have some details and photos for you to check out. Plus, I've compared this small and sleek phone to something with a size more in line with most phones for a comparison and to show just how small it really is, so check out the video after the break.

Galaxy Nexus pre-orders live in the UK, delivery date set for November 16th

We all know plenty about the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and the brilliant Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich its powered by, what you might not know is apparently a few shops already are accepting pre-orders in the UK. The popular online store not only are accepting pre-orders for the Galaxy Nexus, but have it listed as "order today for delivered on November 16th". Do they know something we don't?

Corning: Gorilla Glass was not used on the Galaxy Nexus

Well, according to the official twitter page of Corning the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus does not rock the popular and highly effective Gorilla Glass used on almost all high end Android smartphones as of late. If you are wondering what Gorilla Glass check out this post. Apparently Samsung decided to not go with Corning for the glass on the Nexus, instead chose another route. Many past Samsung devices have shipped with Corning's Gorilla Glass.

HTC event set for November 3rd, may announce the HTC Rezound

HTC has just announced their plans for another product unveiling for next week in NYC. Thursday, November 3rd they'll be holding a media event to show us and the world their latest innovation. Most likely we will be rocking out with some beats audio and possibly a 720p HD display with the new HTC Rezound (codenamed Vigor) headed to Verizon Wireless with 4G LTE. This is just a guess, but most likely that is what they'll have in store for everyone.

HTC begins OTA rollout for Sense security flaw fixes

A few weeks ago news broke about a massive security flaw in nearly all of HTC's current Android devices, stemming from customizations that the manufacturer made to the core Android files. Shortly after the flaw came to light, HTC vowed to fix the issue, and today some of its high-profile device are receiving their first updates. According to Android Police (Who broke the security story in the first place) the Evo 3D, Evo 4G, Evo View 4G and the new EVO Design 4G are all being updated now.

Gameloft’s Modern Combat 3 trailer takes the war home

Gameloft's Modern Combat Series, you know, the one that totally isn't a popular console game from Activision, is getting its third installment very soon. Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation features new gameplay enhancements and graphics, and Gameloft was kind enough to show off a new trailer for the military shoot-em-up on YouTube. From the look of things, console-quality shoots are very nearly a reality on Android.

Android serves up 56% of mobile ads in third quarter

Android can't be stopped, and the progress is visible form more than just a hardware standpoint. According to Millennium Media by way of GigaOM, a full 56% of ads sent to mobile users were displayed on Android devices, with just 28% of the share going to Apple products and the remaining percentage split between other operating systems. Apple is still the leader in single-manufacturer impressions, with Samsung trailing at 16.5%.

Analyst predicts lower Amazon profits after cheap Kindle Fire sales

We know that the Amazon Kindle Fire costs about $10 more to produce than its $199 selling point, and according to a Needham & Co. analyst, that loss-leading figure is going to hurt Amazon's third-quarter profits by a considerable margin. Amazon's earnings are predicted to fall by more than half year-over-year, from 51 cents to 24 cents a share. Amazon is of course mum on the subject, but even if the prediction is only half right, it illustrates how great a risk Amazon is taking on the Android-powered Kindle Fire.