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Tired of your dull Honeycomb homescreen with the same black and shades of dark blue? There’s nothing better than to stand out from the rest of the crowd by personalizing your own brew of styling... up your Android Honeycomb tablet.

Since its initial release years ago, Android has been a huge fan favorite of many mobile manufacturers. Since then, it continues to be the hottest operating system f...

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The legendary HTC Hero, released way back in 2009, is finally making the cut as one of the first few smartphones to get an unofficial upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

The... guys from XDA Developers have done it again and this time around they have come up with an ICS port that runs smoothly on the HTC Hero with most of the phone’s features fully intact. XDA developer jaybob413 h...

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If you’re excited about Motorola’s latest offering, the DROID Xyboard, then you’re in for a treat, as the device is heading its way to store shelves in as early as second week of December.

According... to a MAP (minimum advertised price) list from Verizon leaked to Droid Life, we could see the device in action as early as December 8. Although, the price list didn’t specifically mention “Xyboard” as its official nam...

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Google’s Open Source Programs Manager Chris DiBona lashed out last week with pretty harsh words at antivirus companies who keep claiming that the Android platform has security flaws in every... aspect.  DiBona called developers of antivirus solutions for Android “scammers and charlatans.”

“[Virus] companies are playing on your fears to try to sell you bs protection so...

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With so many customizations that ship together with every Android device in the market, it’s funny to know how users tend to either love or hate the way their devices look with the manufacturer-determined,... built-in user interfaces.

Companies such as HTC, Sony Ericsson, Samsung, and Motorola have their own style of providing users with their very own signature UIs and skins. But still, many consumers prefer to be...

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Within just weeks after the NOOK Tablet was officially launched, hackers from the underground community had already found a way through the device which allowed them to root the tablet and install... the official Android Market app.

Unfortunately, the NOOK Tablet doesn’t have the same one-click procedure that is used for many other smartphones. Instead, certain requirements are needed before yo...

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Google’s flagship phone, the Galaxy Nexus, went under the spotlight again after a rigorous hardware benchmark test conducted by AnandTech–and came out triumphant in several initial benchmarks.

The... stellar Galaxy Nexus that comes packed with a pair of 1.2-GHz Cortex A9 processors was put to tests comparing it to some of the best smartphones available in the market to date. According to reports, the Galaxy Ne...

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We live in a world of skyrocketing costs of high-speed Internet and mobile data plans that reach through the roof. Fortunately, Android has managed to get around this obstacle by offering a solution... for making your life a whole lot easier–Internet connection sharing through tethering on your Honeycomb tablet.

If you have an Android tablet running Android 3.x Honeycomb, you don’...

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The threat of having a virus on your phone may sound alarming to many consumers considering the irreversible damage it may cause to your device, but according to Google’s Open Source Programs... Manager, Chris DiBona, that sort of fear may actually be an unfounded one spread around by “scammers” and “charlatans.”

In a recent post on his Google+ page, DiBona lashed...

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One of the hottest devices out there, the Galaxy Note and the NOOK Tablet (formerly codenamed NOOK Color 2) are two exceptional devices heading their way to store shelves for... the holiday season. Samsung’s flagship phoneblet (phone-tablet), the Galaxy Note, promises to be a showstopper, considering the device is both a phone and tablet rolled into one device. On the othe...