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  • HTC One XXL concept phone is drool-worthy

    We’ve heard rumors of HTC’s answer to the Galaxy Note, i.e. the latest entry in the “phablet” for factor, for a while. And while the One X is a beast of a phone, we couldn’t help but wonder how it

    June 1, 2012 • Views: 982

  • Carmageddon revs up for Android

    Twisted Metal? Tame. Crazy Taxi? Kid’s stuff. For the true connoisseur (or alternately Android bloggers looking to relive their ten-year-old gamer fantasies) Carmageddon is the cream of the crop. And thankfully, Stainless

    June 1, 2012 • Views: 513

  • Oracle’s Android patent and copyright claims dismissed

    The saga of Oracle vs Google appears to be over. The judge in the long-running trial to determine the validity of Oracle’s copyright and patent claims on the Android platform has declared that APIs cannot be copyrighted,

    June 1, 2012 • Views: 560

  • Baidu-branded custom ROM available for Nexus S

    For the uninitiated, Baidu is sometimes considered the “Chinese Google”, starting with a powerful (and relentlessly censored) search engine and expanding into things like email, maps and even mobile services. Now the

    June 1, 2012 • Views: 855

  • Samsung’s Galaxy S line sells 50 million worldwide

    If there’s any doubt that Samsung is the current king of Android smartphones (and smartphones in general, as a matter of fact) let it be put to rest here. The company has issued a statement that its Galaxy S and Galaxy S II

    June 1, 2012 • Views: 634

  • Sony shows Xperia go and acro S specs in new videos

    Those of you looking forward to Sony’s pair of water-resistant smartphones get a bit of a treat today, as the company is showing off its new Xperia go and Xperia acro S in new videos.  For those of you who live and

    May 31, 2012 • Views: 914

  • AOKP adding swiping widgets to Galaxy Nexus navbar

    We’ve got to hand it to the Android Open Kang Project: when it comes to taking advantage of the Galaxy Nexus, no one’s going faster or harder. The custom ROM team has one of the most comprehensive modifications to the

    May 31, 2012 • Views: 937

  • Wallee M Kickstarter is an awesome modular case for the Galaxy Nexus

    Kickstarter has some great projects in the mobile space, and a lot of them are for nifty accessories you’d be unlikely to see anywhere else – check the Pebble Smart Watch for an exception. But finally there’s a

    May 31, 2012 • Views: 808

  • The HTC One X is tough as nails

    …or tougher, in fact. We’ve seen this trick performed before, but it’s nice to see that one of the most high-profile phones in the android world can take a lickin’ and keep on tickin’. We don’t

    May 31, 2012 • Views: 763

  • Sony Xperia Neo L could be headed for global market

    The Xperia Neo L turned heads when it was announced out of sheer novelty: at the time, it was Sony’s one and only Ice Cream Sandwich handset. Then we all faced the disappointment that it was only confirmed for a release

    May 31, 2012 • Views: 448