Archive for February, 2013

New Android Games: Real Racing 3 and AVP Evolution

February 28, 2013

  Two appealing Android games popped up on the Google Play store today: Electronic Arts’ Real Racing 3 and Fox Digital Entertainment’s AVP: Evolution. The third iteration of the Real Racing series drops the hefty price tag in favor of testing the freemium model whereas Alien vs Predator costs a very pricey $4.99. Check...
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Samsung Galaxy S IV March 14 Event to be Live Streamed at Times Square in New York City

February 28, 2013

Samsung already invited media members to attend the upcoming Galaxy S IV press conference on March 14 in New York City. Now, the Korean electronics manufacturer is inviting the general public in the area to watch the event via live stream at Times Square. The invite came by way of a Tweet to Samsung...
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LG Optimus L Series II Promo Video

February 26, 2013

The LG Optimus L Series II, which consists of the Optimus L3 II, L5 II and L7 II Android smartphones, made its debut at Mobile World Congress 2013 this week. The Korean handset-maker has released the first promo video for the new line of low to mid-range devices, focusing on the following design features:...
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Nvidia Highlights Six Tegra 4 Android Games (Video)

February 26, 2013

The upcoming Tegra 4 quad-core processor will usher in a new generation of gaming on Android smartphones, tablets and gaming consoles like Project Shield later this year. Nvidia’s doing their best to keep consumers informed on what games we should expect to take full advantage of Tegra 4′s performance around launch. Check out details...
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Assassin’s Creed III PC to Nvidia Project Shield Streaming Gameplay Demo (Video)

February 26, 2013

Here’s a look at Assassin’s Creed III streamed from a GeForce GTX-enabled PC to Nvidia’s Project Shield portable Android gaming console. Assassin’s Creed 3 was one of the biggest games during the holiday season, so it’s good to see it running smoothly on the Tegra 4, 72-core GPU powered Shield. Check out some third-person...
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Watch ASUS’ PadFone Infinity and Fonepad MWC 2013 Press Conference Webcast Replay (Video)

February 25, 2013

If you missed Asus’ Mobile World Congress 2013 live stream earlier today, you can now catch up and watch the on-demand replay video of the entire webcast. Asus announced two unique Android Jelly Bean devices at the event: the PadFone Infinity and Fonepad. The former is a package that includes a 5-inch smartphone powered...
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ZTE Announces 5.7-inch Grand Memo Android Smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Processor (Specs, Image)

February 25, 2013

ZTE has joined the super-sized smartphone club with today’s announcement of the 5.7-inch Grand Memo at MWC 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. The Grand Memo seems to be the first Android handset powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, at least the first to be officially announced. A rundown of the specs, beyond the...
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Asus Announces Fonepad – a 7-inch Android Tablet with Phone Capabilities (Specs, Images, Video)

February 25, 2013

Along with the PadFone Infinity, Asus also announced the Fonepad. It’s basically a mid-sized tablet with cellular capabilities for making voice calls. Asus is trying to sell it as an all-in-one that could substitute the need for carrying multiple devices, but we think it’s more suitable for those who rarely make phone calls and want a...
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Asus Unveils PadFone Infinity at MWC 2013 (Specs, Images, Video)

February 25, 2013

Today, in Barcelona, Spain, Asus announced the PadFone Infinity at Mobile World Congress 2013. The PadFone Infinity isn’t just an Android smartphone, it’s a package which also includes a tablet shell that allows the phone to dock into it as the central brain of the device. It’s a concept we’ve seen before from the...
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Samsung Confirms Galaxy S IV March 14 Announcement

February 25, 2013

Samsung has confirmed plans to announce its 2013 flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S IV, on March 14th in New York City. That’s actually just one day earlier than the rumored date we reported a few weeks ago. “We introduced the Galaxy S III in London last year and this time we changed the...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Android Tablet Announced at MWC 2013, Releasing in Q2 (Specs, Image Gallery)

February 24, 2013

Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Note 8.0 Android tablet at MWC 2013 today. As expected, the mid-sized device, which fits nicely between the larger Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet and smaller Galaxy Note II smartphone, houses an 8-inch WXGA (1280×800, 189 ppi) display, Exynos 1.6GHz A9 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16 or 32GB of...
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Huawei Unveils the Ascend P2 at MWC 2013 (Video)

February 24, 2013

Huawei revealed the Ascend P2 Android smartphone at MWC 2013 in Barcelona. The China-based handset-maker is marketing the P2 as the “world’s fastest smartphone” due to its 1.5GHz quad-core processor and 4G LTE Cat 4 connectivity for download speeds of up to 150 Mbps. “Ascend P2 is the perfect combination of elegance and power,...
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Asus MWC 2013 Teaser II for New FonePad (Video)

February 22, 2013

Asus is planning to bring Pad and Phone together at MWC 2013 in Spain on February 25th. The first “Ultimate Craftsmanship” teaser for the imminent announcement looked more like a scene out of a Sci-Fi flick than anything else, but this new clip steers us back into the mobile space. The video, titled “A...
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Bear Grylls Stars in Kyocera Torque Android Smartphone vs Wild, Releases on Sprint March 8 for $99 (Video)

February 22, 2013

Sprint has revealed release details for the Kyocera Torque, an ultra-rugged Android smartphone which was announced late last month. The water-proof, dirt-proof, drop-proof handset will hit the Now Network on March 8 for $99.99 after $50 mail-in-rebate via reward card. To help promote the device, Sprint has enlisted the help of extreme adventurer Bear...
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New Google Nexus 7 Ad Targets Cooks and Travelers (Video)

February 21, 2013

Google posted a new advertisement on YouTube for its popular Nexus 7 Android tablet. After the video went public recently, Google quickly removed it or set it to private, presumably because it wasn’t meant to go live in the first place. Fortunately, YouTube user spangler736 made a copy and uploaded it for our viewing...
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