Stories in Featured

Android Community giveaway: enter to win a Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 [Update]

We spent a bit of time with Lenovo during Mobile World Congress, and an extension of our time together brings a giveaway. Lenovo is providing one tablet for one lucky Android Community reader. Specifically, Lenovo is offering up the Yoga Tablet 10, a device we reviewed (and enjoyed) several months earlier. The giveaway involves the Facebook pages for both Android Community and Lenovo, but we will keep it on the simpler side.

Wirefly suddenly closes up shop, will be filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Wirefly, the online mobile device retailer, has apparently filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The website is down, and various employees of their parent company Simplexity have taken to Twitter to note they’re out of a job. Overnight, the company went from busy to bust for many consumers — and seemingly every employee.

T-Mobile looks towards 2G/EDGE for future 4G LTE expansion

T-Mobile is celebrating the one-year anniversary of their LTE rollout. And naturally, this celebration includes news of some expansion. The carrier is touting how they have voice and data coverage available for 96 percent of the US. While that number doesn't reflect the percentage of available LTE coverage, it will factor in as T-Mobile moves forward.

Asus Gamebox controller spotted, adds more mystery to Android gaming

Asus is reportedly preparing a gaming console. Specs for a device named Gamebox have already been spotted on AnTuTu’s site, and now it seems we’re getting our first look at a controller. With the proper gaming consoles dominated by Microsoft and Sony, it seems this will be an Android-powered platform.

Google purchases Green Throttle Games for undisclosed amount

Google has acquired Green Throttle Games, the company has confirmed. No details on a purchase price were given, and Google hasn’t yet said just why they purchased Green Throttle. Given the company’s history of hardware production, it livens up the rumors Google will release more hardware for the living room.

Details emerge on Amazon streaming music service, set-top box

Amazon is reportedly tapping alternative streaming media for their unreleased set-top box. The device, which has been rumored as being in production for a while, has been “confirmed” to include Hulu Plus on launch. Further netails note that Netflix will be included as well, and the device could stream an Amazon music service, should they be able to strike a deal with record labels.