Archive for November, 2012

Sharp Aquos Phone SH930W with 5-inch 1080p HD Screen (Details)

November 30, 2012

Sharp’s upcoming Aquos Phone SH930W was previously announced for the Russian market and now it also appears to be heading to Hong Kong soon. A source on ePrice has leaked the company’s internal slides for the device, confirming specs and other details we’ve heard through unofficial means before. The SH930W, as you may know...
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Verizon Motorola Droid Razr HD, Maxx HD Get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean 9.1.41.XT926 Update Next Week

November 30, 2012

Beginning next week, Verizon Motorola Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR MAXX HD users will receive a firmware upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The 9.1.41.XT926.Verizon.en.US update will be pushed out in phases starting early December, according to an official statement from a Big Red representative. It looks like it’s a slightly newer build...
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Angry Birds Star Wars Hoth Update Adds 20 New Levels, Princess Leia and AT-AT Walkers on Android and iOS (Video)

November 29, 2012

“It is a dark time for the Rebellion. Evading the dreaded Imperial Starfleet, a group of freedom fighters has established a new secret base on the remote ice world of Hoth. Unfortunately the evil Darth Vader discovers their hideout, and the desperate Rebel birds must escape the AT-ATs and Pigtroopers hot on their trail....
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Verizon Wireless Winner, AT&T Loser in Consumer Reports 2012 Customer Satisfaction Survey

November 29, 2012

Verizon Wireless took top honors among major carriers in Consumer Reports’ 2012 wireless subscriber survey, which is based on participation from over 63,000 readers. Sprint and T-Mobile were next in line, respectively, while AT&T, the second largest carrier in the nation, finished last of the big four. It’s important to note, however, that AT&T...
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SEGA Releases Jet Set Radio for Android and iOS

November 29, 2012

Jet Set Radio is now available for $4.99 on Android and iOS, courtesy of SEGA of America and Europe. The classic title, which helped pioneer cel-shaded graphics in video games over a decade ago, originally debuted on the Dreamcast in the year 2000 and has recently been upgraded in HD on Sony’s PlayStation Network...
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Gamevil Releases Zenonia 5 Wheel of Destiny, Teases Baseball Superstars 2013 for Android and iOS (Videos)

November 29, 2012

Gamevil just released the fifth installment of their highly-praised action-RPG series, Zenonia, for Android for free on the Google Play Store (iOS version should be available shortly). Zenonia 5 Wheel of Destiny offers intuitive controls, a multitude of hero classes, dynamic action-RPG gameplay, hundreds of side quests and more. Check out the game trailer...
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Google Drive Android, iOS Apps Can Now Edit Spreadsheets

November 28, 2012

The Google Drive apps for Android and iOS have been updated to allow users to edit spreadsheets on the go. Furthermore, the mobile Drive app has been improved by including better text formatting when pasting between documents and allowing text editing within tables in documents. You can even add a file shortcut on the...
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Amazon Appstore for Android Now Open for Business in Japan

November 28, 2012

Amazon opened its Mobile App Distribution Portal to Android developers in Japan in October, but now, in late November, the Web giant is ready to transition to the next phase in the process. That’s right, the Amazon Appstore, or アンドロイド アプリストア in this case, is now open for business to the Japanese market as...
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Samsung Nexus 10 Tablet and Galaxy Nexus Smartphone Receive Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean Update

November 28, 2012

The Android 4.2.1 OTA update has started rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet, courtesy of Google. The build JOP40D software upgrade is quite minor, as it mainly fixes the “December Bug” that prevented users from accessing the month for birthdays and anniversaries in the People App, but it...
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LG Nexus 4 Back in Stock on Google Play

November 27, 2012

The Google Nexus 4, manufactured by LG, sold out rather quickly when it went on sale earlier this month on the Google Play Store, but there’s good news today for those who missed the initial round of shipments. The Nexus 4 is now back in stock, so hit up Google Play quickly before it’s...
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Fujitsu Arrows V F-04E Hits NTT Docomo in Japan on November 28 (Specs, Video)

November 27, 2012

Today, Fujitsu announced the Arrows V F-04E Android smartphone for Japanese carrier NTT Docomo with availability scheduled for tomorrow, November 28. As far as hardware goes, the F-04E will be one of the most feature-rich handsets on the market, as it sports top of the line specs in nearly every category. Speaking of high-end...
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Amazon Cyber Monday Deals for Verizon, Sprint and AT&T

November 26, 2012

We’ve already covered direct from carrier deals today, but Amazon Wireless is promoting a Cyber Monday sale of their own for handsets from Verizon, Sprint and AT&T. Popular Android and Windows Phone 8 smartphones, like the LG Optimus G, Samsung Galaxy S III and Motorola Droid Razr M, are currently marked down for a...
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Verizon Cyber Monday Sale: Free Motorola Droid Razr, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, LG Luicd, LG Extravert, HTC Rhyme

November 26, 2012

Verizon Wireless is offering some free Android smartphones for Cyber Monday. The Motorola Droid Razr (Cranberry, 16GB), Samsung Galaxy Nexus (16GB), LG Luicd, LG Extravert, and HTC Rhyme are all free for a limited time with a new two-year contract. Hit up Verizon Wireless’ website to get started or check out AT&T, Sprint and...
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T-Mobile Cyber Monday Sale: Free LG Optimus 9, Samsung Galaxy Note, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, Galaxy S II, Nokia Lumia 810, HTC Windows Phone 8X

November 26, 2012

T-Mobile has a large selection of free Android and Windows Phone smartphones for its big Cyber Monday sale today. The following devices can be had at no cost as long as you sign a new two-year agreement: the LG Optimus 9, Samsung Galaxy Note, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, Samsung Galaxy S II, Nokia...
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AT&T Cyber Monday Sale: HTC One X, Motorola Atrix HD, Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket, Pantech Renue and Nokia Lumia 900 for $1

November 26, 2012

Like Sprint, AT&T is having a Cyber Monday deal of their own, as a number of smartphones have been marked down to a price-point of just $1 – 2-year agreement required. Android and Windows Phone devices on sale include: the HTC One X, Motorola Atrix HD, Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket, Pantech Renue and...
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