Angry Birds Coming to Mars This Fall

A few days before the Curiosity Rover landing on Mars, Rovio has released a video teaser for the upcoming “red planet” update of Angry Birds. The 30-second video clip does not provide much detail about the update. It just flashes the dates of the upcoming landing of Curiosity Rover and the Mars surface. What You […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 to be available globally starting this month

The long wait is now over. Samsung finally launches the much anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. The device was fist revealed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona earlier this year. Since then, it became one of the most awaited devices to launch this year. What You Need To Know: The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 […]

Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies comes to Android

The highly anticipated zombie spin-off of Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops, the Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies is now on Android. Distributed by Glu Mobile, the first-person shooter zombie game is now on Google Play. However, it is currently available exclusively to Xperia devices. Non-Xperia users could download the game a month from […]

HTC Q2 profit drops by 58 percent

HTC earnings continue to slide down due to the stiff competition from Samsung and Apple. HTC’s Q2 numbers reveal a 58 percent drop in profits, marking its third consecutive quarterly drop. Even though smartphone shipments have considerably risen this quarter, surpassing feature phone shipments, it appears that only Samsung and Apple are benefiting from the […]

Ice Cream Sandwich now on almost 16 percent of Android devices

After a month of aggressively releasing updates, 16 percent of Android devices are now running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This is a huge improvement compared to last month where Ice Cream Sandwich was found on almost 11% of Android devices. However, it is still a long way from surpassing Android 2.3 Gingerbread. What […]

U.S. Cellular launches 2 new Motorola smartphones

U.S. Cellular is looking to improve its smartphone lineup. Available starting today are two new Motorola devices, the Motorola Electrify 2 and Defy XT. The Electify 2 is a sequel to the Motorola Photon 4G which was released last year. The Defy XT is known for its rugged design. U.S. Cellular is the second mobile […]

Republic Wireless reopens $19 per month unlimited beta, introduces new Motorola phone

Republic Wireless, a WiFi-centric mobile operator, is now ready to compete against giant carriers as it again offers its $19 per month unlimited Beta and adds a new phone to its lineup. The start-up carrier introduces the rugged Motorola Defy XT to the U.S. What You Need To Know: The Android 2.3 Motorola Defy XT […]

Motorola Photon Q with QWERTY slider coming to Sprint

The sinking of RIM has left many QWERTY lovers in disarray. The upcoming release of Motorola Photon Q could be the light at the end of the tunnel for QWERTY keyboard fanatics. The new Motorola phone will soon be heading to Sprint. It will be Sprint’s first 4G LTE smartphone with a full physical keyboard […]

Smartphone sales boost Samsung Q2 profit

Backed by its robust smartphone sales, Samsung Electronics has set a record second quarter net profit. With the strong demand of the Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung almost doubled the total smartphone shipment of close competitor Apple. What You Need To Know: In the Q2 of 2012 which ended on June 30, Samsung has earned […]

Security experts find Android phones vulnerable to attacks

Hacking Android smartphones is a walk in the park as demonstrated by security experts at the Black Hat hacking conference in Las Vegas. Gathered at the event are about 6,500 corporate and government security technology experts to learn how their own networks could be vulnerable to unauthorized infiltrations. What You Need To Know: Accuvant researcher […]