December 08, 2011

Transformer Prime, Galaxy Nexus, and Carrier IQ, Oh my!

Hello everyone! We're still working out the kinks of getting our weekly newsletter back up and running, but you should start to see this bad boy drop late every Wednesday night from now on. It's been quite the week in the Android world, with the ASUS Transformer Prime, Carrier IQ, and the Galaxy Nexus being the hottest topics out there.


All signs point towards Galaxy Nexus release date of Dec. 9, but still nothing official

Most of us are sick of all the rumored release dates for Verizon’s version of the Galaxy Nexus, but all the stars are aligning around a December 9th launch for a price of $299 with 2-year contract. Just last week we were told the Galaxy Nexus pre-orders would start November 29th and the ... Read More »

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Samsung shows off flexible displays in new concept video

Want to see what kinds of experiences Samsung thinks their flexible displays will enable? We’ve already seen similar futuristic videos from the likes of Corning, but now Samsung Display has released a quick demo video that shows off some concept devices that feature transparent, flexible displays.

Don’t expect anything as crazy as the concept ... Read More »


Android Market surpasses 10 billion downloads drops 10 popular apps to 10 cents

The Android Market has recently crossed the threshold of 10 billion downloads and in celebration of that¬†momentous¬†achievement Google has dropped the price on 10 of the top selling apps in the Market to the bargain price of just 10 cents a piece. The following apps are included in the deal or ... Read More »

Republic Wireless

Republic Wireless: The first 12 hours

It’s been about a month since we’ve mentioned Republic Wireless on Android and Me, when we covered its launch on November 8. Republic Wireless is a new type of cell phone carrier that offers unlimited calls, texts and data for an insanely cheap $19 per month. The $19 per month ... Read More »

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Apple provides ridiculous list of changes Samsung can make to avoid legal trouble

At this point, it’s been pretty well established that Samsung is going to have to make some changes to their devices if they want to avoid any more legal trouble from Apple. But just what kind of changes can they make? They’ve already altered the appearance of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany, but it ... Read More »


Carrier IQ: What we believe to be the key issues

Unless you’ve been, you know, doing things out in the real world, you’ve probably noticed that the Carrier IQ story is the hottest topic on the interwebs right now. The Verge has a running story stream with 13 related stories (as of 4pm CST), and venturing over to just about any Read More »


Asus Transformer Prime unboxing, benchmarks, and 24 hour mini-preview

The Transformer Prime is the most hyped Android tablet of the year so we quickly said yes when ASUS requested a full product review of the world’s first quad-core Tegra 3 device. Unfortunately we only had about one full day with the Transformer Prime before we were allowed to post about it tonight, ... Read More »


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