Motorola Photon Q now available at Sprint

The QWERTY-dedicated Motorola Photon Q is finally available at Sprint starting August 19th. The Photon Q is compatible with the 4G LTE network and has international roaming capabilities. What You Need To Know: The Motorola Photon Q is packed with a 1.5-GHz dual-core processor. It also has an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and a front-facing HD […]

Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Student Edition Bundle hits the shelves on August 19 for $250

As classes are about to start, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Student Edition Bundle will be available starting August 19th in selected stores. The bundle, which includes the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (of course), a keyboard dock and a USB cable, is available for $250 (a total retail value of $350). The promo offer […]

Android malware increasing in Q2

Malware and viruses on Android devices are no longer a surprise. However, the latest report from Russia-based security firm Kaspersky Labs is alarming. What You Need To Know: According to the Kaspersky report, around 14,900 new malicious programs are targeting Android in Q2 of 2012. The figure almost trebled the numbers from the previous quarter. […]

Kyocera Rise with Android 4.0 and QWERTY slider coming to Sprint and Virgin Mobile

QWERTY fans have a reason to celebrate this month as the affordable Kyocera Rise is coming to Sprint and Virgin Mobile. Along with a four-row keyboard QWERTY slider, the Rise is shipped with Android Ice Cream Sandwich. What You Need To Know: The Kyocera Rise packs a 1GHz Snapdragon processor and has a 3.5-inch touch-screen […]

Google to cut 4,000 Motorola employees

Google is looking to restructure its mobile business in order to focus on high-end devices. This new initiative involves laying off 4,000 Motorola employees, about 20 percent of Motorola’s workforce. Google also intends to close 30 Motorola offices worldwide. What You Need To Know: The Motorola acquisition last May has increased Google’s workforce by 20,293, […]

Barnes & Noble slashes Nook tablets prices

Barnes & Noble is determined to stay alive in a very crowded tablet market. To compete against the giants, Barnes & Noble slashes off the prices for all three of its Nook tablets. What You Need To Know: The 8GB Nook Tablet is now sold for $179 from its original price of $199, while the […]

Sony LT29i purportedly to be launched as Sony Xperia TX

The Sony Xperia LT29i, codenamed Hayabusa, has been at the center of many rumour mills in the past few weeks. The most recent chatter surrounding Sony’s upcoming high-end phone is its name. It appears that the Xperia LT29i will be released to the market as the Xperia TX. What You Need To Know: The Sony […]

Angry Birds Seasons to feature a new cute bird

A new bird is joining the gang. Simply known as Pink Bird, the new character will soon be added on Angry Birds Seasons. Don’t let the cute looks fool you. The Pink Bird is equipped with tiny bubbles to fight her piggy adversaries. What You Need To Know: There is no definite date when the […]

Samsung Galaxy S III boosts Samsung’s web traffic

Released just over a month ago, Samsung Galaxy S III usage has experienced rapid growth, giving a huge boost to Samsung’s overall mobile web presence.  However, Samsung is still far behind Apple’s iPhone, according to the latest report from research firm Chitika. What You Need To Know: Officially released in June 21, the Samsung Galaxy […]

IDC: Android dominates mobile market in Q2

Google’s Android has experienced tremendous growth last quarter. According to the Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report from research firm IDC, more than two-thirds of smartphones shipped worldwide in the second quarter of 2012 were Android handsets. What You Need To Know: Out of the estimated 154 million smartphones shipped in Q2, 104.8 million, or 68.1 […]