Archive for January, 2013

Samsung 2013 Super Bowl XLVII Commercial Teased with Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd (Video)

January 31, 2013

It appears Samsung will again pay top dollars to unleash a new ad during Super Bowl XLVII this Sunday. Last year, during Super Bowl XLVI, the Korean manufacturer enlisted the help of Justin Hawkins, lead singer of The Darkness, in order to hype the original Galaxy Note Android smartphone-tablet hybrid, otherwise known as a...
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Angry Birds Star Wars: Escape from Hoth Update Released for Android, Features Mynock Pigs (Gameplay Video)

January 31, 2013

Rovio has released the Escape from Hoth episode update for Angry Birds: Star Wars on Android and iOS. The new expansion pack delivers 20 new levels, 2 bonus levels, new Mynock pigs, an asteroid field and epic boss fight. Grab the update from Google Play or iTunes, depending on the platform. Check out some...
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Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE Gets 3.16.651.3 Update, Activates MHL for Mirroring to HDTV (Changelog)

January 31, 2013

Sprint has updated the HTC EVO 4G LTE Android smartphone with a new software update, version 3.16.651.3, that brings some minor stability improvements and finally activates the MHL port for mirroring content to HDTVs. The OTA update should arrive automatically on your EVO 4G LTE over the next week. Check out the list of...
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Samsung to Improve S Pen by Acquiring Stake in Wacom

January 31, 2013

Samsung’s next-generation S Pen could see significant improvement, as the Korea-based manufacturer has just purchased a five percent stake in Wacom, the leading producer of graphic tablets, for 5,344,687,960 Yen or roughly $58.5 million. In case you’re unaware, Samsung’s pressure-sensitive digital stylus (S Pen) for its Galaxy Note line of smartphones and tablets has...
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Qualcomm APQ8084 2.3GHz Quad-Core Processor with Adreno 420 GPU Details (Roadmap Leak)

January 30, 2013

If you were impressed with Qualcomm’s MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 processor from CES 2013, you will be blown away by the chipset-maker’s plans for 2014. Looking at the leaked specs for the unofficial Qualcomm APQ8084, it’s clear that it’s a significant upgrade over the current APQ8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro with Adreno 320 GPU and upcoming...
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Qualcomm 2013 Roadmap Points to Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie Announcement in May at Google I/O (Leak)

January 30, 2013

  A new leak of Qualcomm’s roadmap nearly confirms Google’s plans to announce Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie on May 15 at Google I/O 2013. The roadmap itself is dated December 2012 and specifically refers to the next major OS update as “Key Lime Pie” and “K-Release.” Some generic key lime pie artwork compliments...
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Sprint Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2.1 L700GA02 Update (Changelog)

January 30, 2013

Sprint has started rolling out the Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean upgrade to the Google Galaxy Nexus smartphone by Samsung. The software update, L700GA02, bumps the OS from Android 4.1.1 to 4.2.1 and offers a bevy of improvements, including a redesigned camera UI with new Photo Sphere feature, enhanced notification shade, lockscreen widgets and more....
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White Google Nexus 4 Android Smartphone Image Gallery

January 30, 2013

The elusive white Google Nexus 4 Android smartphone by LG has magnificently emerged via a slew of in-the-wild photos. It’s unclear when we can expect the unique color option for the popular current-generation Nexus handset, but it’s very likely to be offered in limited quantities in select regions. Although it’s being labeled the white...
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ZTE Grand Memo 5.7-inch Android Phablet Revealed

January 30, 2013

ZTE may have highlighted the Grand S LTE smartphone at CES earlier this month, but the fifth largest handset-maker in the world is now focused on hyping up its upcoming Android phablet prior to MWC 2013. Teased at a ZTE media event in Hong Kong, the Grand Memo V9815 sports a 5.7-inch 720p display,...
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Google Nexus 7 2nd Generation Android Tablet with 1080p Display to be Made by Asus Again (Rumor)

January 29, 2013

Google has selected ASUSTeK Computer to manufacture the second-generation Nexus 7 Android tablet, according to a source close to the situation. Google must be quite content with Asus’ first attempt at a Nexus-branded tablet to continue business with the Taiwan-based manufacturer. That’s not too surprising considering the first-generation Nexus tablet was often sold out...
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Angry Mob Games’ Alien vs Predator: Evolution Coming to Android and iOS (Video)

January 29, 2013

Angry Mob Games, developers of the popular Android/iOS games Guerrilla Bob and Muffin Knight, will soon followup on Fox Digital Entertainment’s hit Predators title by releasing somewhat of a sequel, called Alien vs Predator: Evolution. Gamers will be able to play as either a Jungle Hunter Predator or Alien in the AVP universe. As a...
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Gun Bros 2 Dual-Stick Shooter Coming Soon to Android, iOS (Video)

January 29, 2013

  Gun Bros 2 is coming soon to Android and iOS. Glu Mobile teased the successor to the original over-the-top, dual-stick shooter game by posting a new video preview on YouTube. Unfortunately, the cinematic trailer doesn’t actually show any gameplay, but we likely won’t have to wait too much longer for it to appear...
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Angry Birds Star Wars Escape From Hoth Update Coming

January 29, 2013

Rovio has started teasing a new update for their hit Angry Birds: Star Wars game for Android, Windows Phone and iPhone. While there aren’t too many details at this point, Rovio  tweeted an image and the hashtag “Escape from Hoth” today, suggesting that will be the name of the next expansion pack. Rovio’s last...
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HTC Press Conference Set for February 19 in New York, M7 Android Smartphone Announcement?

January 29, 2013

HTC is holding a press conference on Tuesday, February 19 in New York just prior to the start of MWC 2013. It’s likely that the Taiwan-based company will announce the highly rumored and leaked M7 Android smartphone. This lines up with a recent rumor that the M7 would be announced on the same date,...
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Samsung SGH-I337 Android Smartphone Could Be AT&T Galaxy S IV with 1080p Full HD Display (Leak)

January 29, 2013

The SGH-I337 model name recently appeared in a user agent profile string on Samsung’s website, leading many to believe it’s a Galaxy S IV variant for U.S. carrier AT&T. The listing also reveals that this i337 device has a 1920×1080 FHD display, which would eliminate speculation about the Galaxy SIV screen resolution. There haven’t been...
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