Category: News

BEST DEALS: LG G Pad 8.3 down to £119

If you’ve been holding off buying a Nexus 7 tablet in the hope that a larger version might appear, now might be the time to take the plunge on LG’s G Pad instead. Tesco is selling the 8.3-inch G Pad for just £119 online right now, a stonking discount for what’s still a relatively new [...]

Mr Flap is a Flappy Bird homage that’s… quite good

We spent a few happy minutes blissfully playing Mr Flap last night, a game that takes the Flappy Bird mechanic and flips it… folds it… bends it… into a circle. It’s circular Flappy Bird, with players flapping at moving gates that expand to change position as your tiny bird “laps” the course. That’s all you [...]

“Play your favourite BBC One TV quiz show Pointless, anytime and anywhere!”

Pointless, the prime-time BBC quiz show that’s become a bit of a sensation among the post-Countdown afternoon TV crowd, is now on Android. The Pointless – Quiz with Friends app costs £1.49 and features in-app purchases too, so there’s no chance of it finding its way onto any of the Eurodroid telephones. But if you [...]

BBC iPlayer app opens up downloads to all ICS devices and above

The slow rollout of programme download options on the Android BBC iPlayer app has ended, with the latest version of the BBC’s app now updated to allow all Android devices running the “Ice Cream Sandwich” code or higher to download content for viewing offline or without the modern menace of buffering. The description below the [...]

Vodafone Smart 4 Mini – £50 budget newcomer

Vodafone has today started taking orders for the Vodafone Smart 4 Mini, a new super-budget Android model the network is selling for just £50 with a PAYG SIM. It’s not disastrous on paper either, offering Android 4.2.2 running on a 4-inch screen that manages to output at a resolution of 480 x 800. A bit [...]

Sony Xperia Z2 delivered “week commencing April 14″ by Phones 4U

Mobile specialist Phones 4U appears to have stolen a lead on the competition when it comes to shipping the new Sony Xperia Z2, announcing that it will go out to pre-order buyers in the week commencing April 14. The retailer says this is two weeks earlier than the official UK launch date for the new [...]

Samsung Galaxy Ace Style – Android 4.4 on a 4-inch display

The timeless Galaxy Ace brand returns again this year, with Samsung revealing the Galaxy Ace Style today. It’s a budget option, teaming a 4-inch display with 512MB of RAM and a 1.2GHz dual-core chipset. 4GB of onboard storage space, a 5MP main camera, VGA front-cam and a 1,500mAh battery are the rest of the things [...]

Samsung reveals three Galaxy Tab 4 tablets

Samsung’s about to flood the market with tablets again, revealing three new Galaxy Tab 4 Android tablets of various sizes for your various hands. There’s the 10.1-inch model with a 1280 x 800 resolution display, 1.5GB of RAM and 3MP camera, the option of an 8-inch Tab 4 with the same 1280 x 800 resolution [...]

STATS: KitKat on 5.3 percent of Android devices

The arrival of Google’s 4.4 KitKat code alongside the new Nexus 5 and its appearance on phones like the massively popular Moto G have helped KitKat to a 5.3% share of the Android world thus far, according to the latest set of Platform Version data released by Google. The figures show that the various Jelly [...]

Moto G lifts Motorola’s UK market share from 0.6 percent to 6 percent in six months

The popular and very impressive Moto G has single-handedly turned things around for Motorola in the UK, with stats from sales analyst Kantar Worldpanel suggesting the G-Unit grew Motorola’s smartphone market share from an embarrassing laughing-stock level of 0.6% six months ago to an impressive 6% right now. Kantar says the G’s budget win helped [...]