ASUS updates TF700 and TF300 with bug fixes, improved performance

ASUS has ended up playing a cruel joke on Transformer Infinity TF700 users today with an update to both the TF700 and Transformer Pad TF300 tablets. Many TF700 users initially thought the update was Jelly Bean, but it turned out to be just a maintenance update that fixes some bugs and improves performance a little. The TF700 update includes updated firmware for the camera, as well as a simplified boot animation. The TF300 received mostly minor bug fixes, since it's already on Jelly Bean.

Motorola RAZR i: Hands-on with the 2GHz Intel Android phone

Motorola has outed its latest Android smartphone, and while the RAZR i may have a slick edge-to-edge Super AMOLED display, it's the Intel Atom processor inside that's most interesting.  Running a 2GHz single-core CPU with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of ROM (5GB user-available, plus a microSD slot), the RAZR i will launch with 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich but is, Motorola insists, Jelly Bean upgradeable eventually.

LG Optimus G vs HTC One X vs Samsung Galaxy S III

LG's new Optimus G has taken its position as the company's new flagship device for 2012. That alone is probably enough to turn some heads, but the title of "flagship" doesn't mean too much if the Optimus G can't deliver the goods when it comes to what's under the hood. We've compared the LG Optimus G to the Samsung Galaxy S III (and threw in the HTC One X just for kicks) to give you a better idea of the kind of bang you're getting for your buck, so read on if the Optimus G has piqued your interest.

LG Optimus G hands-on

LG's newest smartphone, the Optimus G is finally official and we've got our hands all over it. LG's been teasing us with videos and talking up this new "next-gen" superphone so we're happy to check it out. They've been in the shadow of their South Korean friends at Samsung as of late but have pulled out all the stops with this latest smartphone so lets take a peek.

LG Optimus G gets official with S4 Pro quad-core, hits Korea next week

If you've been waiting through all the rumors of LG's newest flagship smartphone, today you're in luck. LG has officially announced and detailed their impressive new Optimus G smartphone complete with "groundbreaking features" and tons of improvements to their user interface. They're inviting users to live without boundaries thanks to the phones brilliant display and enhanced features. Lets take a look.

“Bad Piggies” Angry Birds sequel will be the MacGyver of mobile games

Rovio's latest creation and the sequel to Angry Birds will be called Bad Piggies. The game will focus on the viewpoint of the evil pigs that we all loathed in previous Angry Bird installments. However, it seems the infamous Angry Birds won't be anywhere to be found. Instead, Bad Piggies will be all about building vehicles and trying to get them from point A to point B with the pigs on board. It's a trial-and-error puzzle game that looks to be on par with Rovio's Amazing Alex.

New Kindle Fire devices are locked up tight, root methods may be difficult

Last week, Amazon announced a slew of new Kindle devices, including the all new Ice Cream Sandwich-equipped Kindle Fire HD. A lot of folks are really excited to get their hands on one, but developers and rooters alike may not be too happy when they set their eyes on the new device. It turns out that Amazon locked up the bootloaders of their 2nd-generation Kindle Fires using the same techniques that are used on most "high-security" devices.

Google acquires Instagram-competitor Snapseed

Nik Software, the company behind the popular photography app Snapseed, has been bought by Google today. The search giant plans to bolster its Google+ photo features with the Snapseed acquisition and compete with Facebook and Instagram head on. The app, which is available on iOS, Mac and Windows (with an Android version coming soon), has gained over nine million users within its first year.