While the name is a bit odd, Sunflex will be releasing a new wireless controller designed specifically for mobile gaming on iOS and Android called the Snakebyte iDroid:con. We do get where the name comes from but it could have been better. Still, with that said, this controller is your typical PS3 style controller.
Well apparently Google isn't just going to be selling devices on the Google Play store as we have seen with the recent addition of the Galaxy Nexus to the Play store. There are also rumors of plenty more Nexus branded devices slated for release soon, most of which could end up there alongside the Galaxy Nexus.
Android purists swear that stock Android is the way to go. This is especially true for Android 4.0 since it is much sleeker and lighter than most skins manufacturers place on their devices. There's at least one more Android skin on the way next month, this time from Huawei. The Emotion UI is set to debut on June 9, and will be placed on the first Huawei device in July.
Well all of you Xperia Play owners out there have something to rage about this lovely Friday as Sony has confirmed that there will be no Android 4.0 update coming to the Xperia Play. They have a reason for this but everyone should still rage just a bit.
More Tegra 3 news this afternoon after General Manager Mike Rayfield told analysts that there will be 30 quad-core Android phones this year. Currently there have been two phones released? So with 28 more to go, there should be a nice selection for everyone.
So we have reported on the fact that Google is looking at making multiple Nexus brand devices from multiple manufacturers and to have them heading our way by Q4 2012. Well it seems a close source to it all has told TalkAndroid more information about this subject and that there will be five Nexus brand devices released on November 5th, 2012.
Our friends over at AndroidNZ went through and did a nice review of the Samsung Galaxy S III phone. When doing their reviews they also like to test out controllers, mostly because the crew over there happen to play a lot of Android games like we do. Good news is a few controllers work right out of the box.
It looks like the pre-orders for Samsung's newest high-end Android phone, the Galaxy S III, has jumped the borders of the UK and are now available for U.S. residents to pre-order. Both the white and blue models are up on Amazon for pre-order at a cost of $799 and up.
The Wall Street Journal (via Engadget) is reporting on something that is good news for customers and not so good for mobile carriers. Apparently Google is partnering with five different device makers to create new Nexus devices for the 2012 holiday season. These devices will allegedly run Android 5.0 (rumored to be called Jelly Bean), and will be sold in unlocked form straight from Google.
Some rather bitter news today for anyone who was looking forward to getting an HTC One X or an EVO 4G LTE Android phone. Both phones, which we have talked about recently, have had their first shipment held up by US Customs over a patent that they might be infringing upon that Apple owns.
The wait is almost over for HTC Sensation 4G owners on T-Mobile. The carrier has confirmed that Ice Cream Sandwich and HTC Sense 3.6 will be pushed to the Sensation 4G starting on May 16. A previous report suggested the update would not arrive until June. It appears as if the HTC Amaze 4G will receive its ICS update around that time instead.