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Don’t you just hate when you read a Twitter direct message on your PC, only to find that your tablet or phone still has the same message marked as unread? Okay, it’s not the end of the world, but it’s still a minor annoyance. The good news is that Twitter is rolling out a new Android app, alongside a new cross platform sync feature that ensu...Read more
It has been a little over six months since Nvidia unveiled its next-gen Tegra 4 processor. While we were genuinely impressed with its performance and especially its monster 72-core GPU, it seems smartphone OEMs were not as impressed, as most of them opted for Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 and 800 series. So while we’ve seen a few tablets featuring...Read more
The leaked Android 4.3 Jelly Bean version has been successfully ported to Sony’s flagship smartphone, although the port is still in beta. Xperia Z owners that are confident enough to perform the installation can head on to xda-developers (links at the end of the post) and read more details about this Android 4.3 ROM made for their handset by Tay...Read more
The Android-powered tablet market is a vast one - just like the smartphone segment, it comes in a wide range of devices to choose from, where you can begin with the entry level segment and really go all the way with the high end market. With the Acer Iconia B1, we are looking at an entry level tablet that will cost under the £100 mark, where ...Read more
Here’s the moment that I’m sure many of you have been waiting for, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 line-up is now on sale in the US, so here are all the juicy pricing details for Samsung’s latest 7, 8, and 10.1 inch tablets. The official Samsung website lists the Galaxy Tab 3 7 inch version at $199.99, which comes with a 1024...Read more
Welcome to the very first episode of our new show called: The Sunday Giveaway! Each and every Sunday we will give away an Android phone, tablet or other cool product. To start the sunday giveaway off this week we will be giving away a Sony Xperia J Android phone. Sony Xperia J Quick Specs 1 GHz Qualcomm MSM7227A Snapdragon processor 4.0″ F...Read more
Welcome to the very first edition of a series we call AA Asks! It’s where we ask you, our loyal viewers and fans, about questions we have, so we can create a better site for you. Android Authority exists only because of you, our fans. We work everyday around the clock to provide great video, awesome event coverage, timely news, commentary, i...Read more
The new Moga Pro controller from Moga Anywhere has generated quite a lot of buzz in the tech and gaming community recently. Many have hailed the new controller to be perhaps the best Android controller out right now and rightly so. The controller has a clip that folds out of the actual pad and can clasp onto any type of Android phone, creating a so...Read more
Google is set to release the second version of its groundbreaking Nexus 7 in the coming weeks. The tablet is set to continue to try monetize users through the content available through the Google Play Store. A source of ASUS and a recent Bluetooth SIG listing recently fueled rumours about the specs for the upcoming Android tablet What we think t...Read more
The HP Slate 7 was built for a very specific purpose and that was to compete in the cheap Android tablet market. When it first came out, it was worth $169 and, according to our own Josh Vergara, you’re essentially getting what you pay for. Is it anything groundbreaking? Definitely not, but for $169 it’s hard not to call it one of the b...Read more
It seems as if Samsung is on a quest to offer a smartphone in just about every size. While many don’t like big phones like the Note 2, Samsung decided to go even further with the Galaxy Mega 5.8, the little brother of the Galaxy Mega 6.3, which is easily one of the largest smartphones on the market. We already took a look at the Mega 6.3, so...Read more
For the Amazon faithful, the Kindle series of tablets is exactly what they need. The tablets were instrumental in setting the pace for modern tablet pricing, and their tie-in to Amazon’s ecosystem is great for Prime members. Their attention to safety for kids is great, and their media selection is nearly unbeatable. Even at the regular price, th...Read more
Recent successes by mobile processor makers such a Qualcomm and the Taiwanese fab-less semiconductor company MediaTek seem to be putting pressure on the sales of NVIDIA’s latest ARM based processor the Tegra 4. Although NVIDIA has managed to attract some big clients for its new processor, it seems that the high price of the SoC is causing s...Read more
Security is often the paramount concern for many of today's tech savvy users, and the same applies to the mobile world, too. Just before you wonder how secure the Android operating system is, hold on to your seats as we reveal a shocker - Bluebox Security claims that they have discovered what they call the Android ‘master key' that could even...Read more
The recently leaked Android 4.3 firmware version has already been rooted, before actually being officially rolled out by Google. The news comes from xda-developers – where else? – which reports that xda Elite Recognized Developer Chainfire has managed to adapt his SuperSU root app for Android 4.3. The root works on the Galaxy S4 Google Editio...Read more
Intel has been boasting about its mobile processor performance to handset manufactures recently, but it looks like the company wasn’t just blowing smoke when its CEO stated that its technology was superior to Qualcomm’s processors. The first benchmarks of Intel’s upcoming BayTrail processor have appeared online, and the results are quite ast...Read more
HTC just can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to the company’s finances. The British bank Barclays Plc has cut its estimate for HTC Corp’s earning throughout 2013, due to concerns that the smartphone manufacturer will have to spend more on marketing to combat the fierce competition currently present in the smartphone market. Dale Gai, a...Read more
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 isn’t exactly the cheapest smaller-screened tablet on the market, with a price of $399 for the 16GB version. For that kind of cheddar there are plenty of much more affordable tablets with similar specs, including the Nexus 7. So why get Samsung’s tablet over the competition? Ultimately, it is the S-Pen that set...Read more
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the OUYA Android console has finally hit retailers nationwide. Some of the reviews have been less than kind, but we’re not here to talk about the hardware or interface… we’re going to take a look at their games. If you’ve just gotten your system and aren’t sure what to play we’ve...Read more
Bombcats explodes onto Android! Help Fuzzball and friends rescue the Bombkittens across a massive world with nearly 200 levels.From Radiangames, creators of the award-winning Slydris, Super Crossfire...
Nine men's morris is a classic board game that has been rendered for smartphones and tablets just like many other social games. Many of you might know the game Doublemill, one of the first Nine men's morris games for Android. The Developer studio +1 Labs developed this classic game into Doublemill 2 Nine men's morris, an unofficia...Read more
"Imagine Burnout and Temple Run had a baby, and you’ll have a good idea of what this game is all about." -Supergamedroid "It's a big heap of brainless, petrol-laced fun" - Pocket...
Ignite your spark with Magic 2014 — Duels of the Planeswalkers!(Magic 2014 runs best on tablet devices. It is not intended for use on other devices.)Magic: The Gathering is the world’s premier tra...
With so many Android tablets getting released day-in, day-out, we really couldn't blame HP for coming out with the HP Slate 21 . Why so, well that's because, this baby is an All-In-One dekstop which surprisingly runs on Android 4.2 OS. Yes, you read it correctly, it's not your regular desktop OS, but an OS built for mobile devices. So, with th...Read more
If you never heard about the Samsung ATIV Q, now it's the perfect moment. Why, you may ask? Because, today we have an Antutu benchmark in which the Samsung ATIV Q scored like a beast. With almost 55 000 points, this is the king of all Android running devices, at least until now. And, another reason for loving it, is because the Ativ Q is the best...Read more
Worms is an absolute classic game, whether on PC, console or smartphones and tablets. The crazy worms fight against each other and have excited players for nearly 2 decades. For a long time, there wasn't much happening for these worms and the 3D version hardly made a splash. With Worms 2: Armageddon, finally Android has received a greatly made and ...Read more
Disney got everyone’s attention with their first mobile hit Where’s My Water?, and in true Disney fashion, they’ve spun it into a franchise of sorts. Where’s My Mickey? Is the latest from the House of Mouse, and it’s a delight for Disney fans young and old. The previous “Where’s My?” games all took place underground, but Where’s M...Read more
Frozen Synapse (Final Beta Version - Early Access)PLEASE NOTE: Frozen Synapse Android is currently a late beta. It is a final version apart from:- Frame-rate issues on some devices- Minor graphical i...