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Verizon Galaxy Note II vs HTC DROID DNA

For those who like a larger screen with their smartphone, Verizon Wireless now offers both of the best options available on the market. Well, all three if you consider the LG Intuition. Yesterday Samsung's popular Galaxy Note II finally arrived at Verizon stores nationwide and online so today we've decided to compare it to the impressive HTC DROID DNA. Below you'll find a quick hands-on with the Note II, followed by a DROID DNA comparison and a few pictures for fun.

Verizon Galaxy Note II hands-on and unboxing

It's finally here. The Samsung Galaxy Note II complete with Verizon's ever expanding and extremely fast 4G LTE has landed on store shelves. As of yesterday the Note II is available in-stores and online from Big Red. Today we'll be taking a peek at this 5.5-inch smartphone phablet in the new Titanium Color, our personal favorite, then giving you a few pictures of the home button "decorations."

Samsung posts Galaxy S III stress test video

Ever wonder what type of process smartphone manufacturers go through to make sure their devices will stand up to the test of time, or the elements we all put them through? We've seen these before but today SamsungTomorrow has posted a brand new video showing us the Galaxy S III and Note II getting put through the paces. The video isn't in English but still fun to watch them click the home button 20 thousand times.

Marvel’s Avengers Initiative hits Android and Tegra devices, we go hands-on

Marvel fans, get ready for some Hulk smash. Earlier today the brand new Avengers Initiative game went live on Google Play, and it's quite amazing. Though this game is a blast and works with multiple high-powered Android smartphones and tablets, those with a Tegra 3 device will really enjoy all that Marvel has to offer. Below we have some screenshots and video so you know what to expect from this awesome $4.99 game.

Skype 3.0 gets an improved UI for Android tablets

Today Skype version 3.0 for Android tablets has arrived. The folks from Skype, now owned by Microsoft, have issued a rather large update to the service bringing tons of new features and enhanced Android tablet support. Until now Skype on tablets wasn't too pleasing, but now they'll fully be supporting that 7 and 10-inch real estate, as well as enhanced the user interface. Read on for more details.

Nexus 4 gets the inevitable drop test

For some odd reason this has continued to be a growing trend with basically every smartphone or tablet that gets released. Drop tests are becoming the norm these days and now the brand new LG Nexus 4 has just received its share of drops. Spoiler: it doesn't do too well, just like most phones. For those that enjoy these odd videos showing the obvious, take a peek below.

HTC DROID DNA unboxing and comparison

Tuesday the folks from HTC finally unveiled and announced their brand new 5-inch 1080p flagship smartphone. The all new HTC DROID DNA complete with top tier specs across the board. The device was leaked several times, but now we have our own for a quick unboxing video for everyone to enjoy. The DNA will be available in just one week, but lets take a peek below.

Android 4.2 hands-on with multi-user accounts and lockscreen widgets

Now that Google's made Android 4.2 completely official, pushing the update out to the Nexus 7, Galaxy Nexus, as well as AOSP we figured a quick video was in order. Obviously you've seen plenty of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean from our LG Nexus 4 and 10 review, but today we're taking a look at a few new features on the Nexus 7. Those being the brand new multiple user accounts, as well as lockscreen widgets to name a few.