A yet-unannounced Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update for the Sony Ericsson Xperia play has been rolling out to several users, and it comes with a really nice surprise: 720p HD video recording capability... (with continuous autofocus) for the Xperia play.

Several members of XDA Forums have confirmed receiving the update for their Xperia play. One member also posted a sample video taken using...


Canadians may have to update their holiday wishlists as a new Samsung Android smartphone is heading their way via Rogers–the Samsung Galaxy S Glide., which was sent live... photos of the device, was also told that the Samsung Galaxy S Glide will hit Rogers “just in time for the holidays.”

Unfortunately, no pricing information is available yet.



Looks like the British will be the first to experience the smartphone/tablet features of the Samsung Galaxy Note to be released in the U.K. this November via Clove.

U.K. phone retailer Clove... has recently announced that stocks of the Samsung Galaxy Note will be reaching Clove stores in an unspecified date in late November.

The estimated price will be around GBP500 (US$788)...


Hang on tight as Adobe announces its newest Adobe Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 to bring faster 2D and 3D gaming and video playback on your Android devices.

Compared... to its predecessors, Flash Player 10 and AIR 2, the updated versions enable over 1,000 times improvement in performance for 2D and 3D graphics. The updated versions will reportedly deliver a smooth 60-fps...


Yesterday in New York, HTC has official announced its new mid-ranged smartphone with a feminine twist and style–the HTC Rhyme–to be released on Verizon Wireless this month.

The HTC... Rhyme (formerly codenamed the HTC Bliss) will be on Verizon’s shelves starting September 29 with a price of US$199 (on a two-year contract).

Meanwhile, folks in the U.K. will be able to get th...


Motorola has a new upcoming tablet–one that is possibly smaller and thinner than the Motorola XOOM. The photo of the device shows that it possibly has a 7-inch display and is running an unknown... version of Android.

A photo of the new Motorola tablet was leaked to This Is My Next (TIMN) from an unknown source.

The tablet bears the Motorola wordmark on the upper left corner...


Although NVIDIA vowed to release the first Android tablets loaded with the quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 Kal-El processor before this year is over, China-based company Meizu may beat NVIDIA to releasing... what may possibly be the world’s first quad-core Android smartphones.

Meizu announced on the Meizu forums that two variants of the upcoming Meizu MX smartphones will be released in China som...


Do you want to play your favorite Nintendo Wii games right on your Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet? Sounds impossible to mere mortals like me–but not to the likes of Obiwan222222, who has made it... possible to play Wii games on his ASUS Eee Pad Transformer.

The setup involves a combination of the Splashtop Remote Desktop HD app, the Dolphin emulator, and a wireless Xbox 360 contro...


HTC has literally been a phone mill of Android smartphones, launching and releasing a variety of devices appealing to a variety of crowds. It looks like one more mid-range, entry-level Android smartphone... is coming up to replace the HTC Wildfire S–the HTC Explorer.

Pocketnow has acquired a leaked official press shot of the HTC Explorer, which was leaked last month as the HTC Pico.



ARCHOS announced last week the prices and availability of its ARCHOS 80 G9 and ARCHOS 101 G9 tablets.  The first ARCHOS G9 tablet will be available for pre-order online starting on September 20.

The... 9th-generation (G9) Archos tablets come in two screen sizes: 8.0 inches and 10.1 inches.  Several variants of the tablets have different processor clock speeds and storage types/capacities.  For instance, on...