May, 2012

  • “World’s Thinnest” Oppo Finder set for pre-order in China

    Another month, another world’s thinnest smartphone. The latest contender for the somewhat wobbly throne is the 6.65mm Oppo Finder, last seen in a preview image about a month ago. The phone is currently set for preorder on

    May 28, 2012 • Views: 467

  • Fake Angry Birds peddlers fined £50,000

    Ah, sweet, sweet justice. Instead of the slap on the wrist and a ban from the Google Play Store as usual, the developer of fake versions of several popular Android games like Angry Birds and Cut the Rope will get a more lasting

    May 28, 2012 • Views: 550

  • Huawei breaks hearts, plans custom Android UI

    You know what I really like about Huawei? Despite being a definite up-and-comer in the Android world (in Europe and Asia, anyway – here they keep getting the shaft) they’ve left Android alone for the most part. Even

    May 28, 2012 • Views: 470

  • Verizon drops Motorola DROID BIONIC to free

    If you’re looking for a great deal on a Verizon LTE phone… keep looking. On the other hand, if you’re one of the handful of people whose heart is still set on the Motorola DROID BIONIC, then today is your lucky

    May 28, 2012 • Views: 446

  • Sony shows off ICS for the Xperia S on video

    If you’re a Sony Xperia S owner, no doubt you’re getting mighty impatient for a long-overdue Ice Cream Sandwich update. Today you can get a little bit of a preview, thanks to a Thai video from Sony XP. The update is

    May 28, 2012 • Views: 441

  • ASUS readies new Transformer tablets for Computex

    If a handful of Transformer models (many of them yet to go on sale) isn’t enough for you, then you’ll want to keep a close watch on Android Community come Thursday. That’s when ASUS is set to reveal new models

    May 28, 2012 • Views: 591

  • Android Community Weekly: May 27th, 2012

    Another week of happenings for the best mobile platform around has come with some surprisingly good news. Courts have cleared Google of all wrongdoing in the long-awaited end to Oracle’s patent trial, and HTC’s EVO 4G

    May 27, 2012 • Views: 331

  • Kobo for Android gets better tablet support

    If you’re reading this and you’re an avid e-book reader, odds are overwhelming that you use either the Kindle or Nook apps to do so on your Android device. But also-ran Kobo is making a case for itself with the

    May 25, 2012 • Views: 445

  • Russian app shames parking jerks via social networks

    We’ve all been there: you’re trying to park downtown and some jerk takes up the last two spaces in his Beamer. Apparently the problem is even more pronounced in Russian cities like Moscow, where drivers regularly hop

    May 25, 2012 • Views: 534

  • BlackBerry CEO cans BBM for Android

    Hoping to talk to your misguided BlackBerry-using friends over an official version of BlackBerry Messenger? Don’t hold your breath. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the BBM clients that Research in Motion

    May 25, 2012 • Views: 882