Smartphones

Nvidia and Android Central present 6 days of Tegra madness -- win one of 6 Tegra 2 Android devices!

Nvidia and Android Central present 6 days of Tegra madness -- win one of 6 Tegra 2 Android devices!

Jerry Hildenbrand 323

Are you ready for another great contest from Nvidia and Android Central?  One that gives you a chance to win a Tegra 2 device each day for a full six days?  We hope so, because we're about to kick off our 6 days of Tegra madness mega-contest and make it happen.  We've got a big red sack filled with Android phones and tablets, and one of them just might have your name written on it.Here'...

Win two nights at the Staybridge Suites hotel for the Big Android BBQ in Austin, Texas

Win two nights at the Staybridge Suites hotel for the Big Android BBQ in Austin, Texas

Jerry Hildenbrand

If you're planning on heading to Austin for the Big Android BBQ this year (we'll be there!) this one's for you -- we're giving away two nights at the Staybridge Suites hotel for a comfy place to crash after spending the day with a bunch of Android fans.  Check the details:You're entering to win one room for two nightsThe nights can be Friday, Sept. 30 and Saturday Oct.1, or Saturday Oct...

Microsoft announces licensing deals with Acer, Viewsonic over Android devices

Microsoft announces licensing deals with Acer, Viewsonic over Android devices

Phil Nickinson 10

Microsoft this morning announced it has reached licensing agreements with Acer and Viewsonic over the companies' Android devices. Terms of either agreement were not announced, but Viewsonic will pay royalties to Microsoft. No royalties were mentioned in Acer's deal, which could point to some sort of reciprocal licensing.Microsoft VP of IP and general counsel Horacio Gutierrez issued the...

Finally official, the Motorola Droid Bionic arrives Sept. 8 for $299 on contract

Finally official, the Motorola Droid Bionic arrives Sept. 8 for $299 on contract

Phil Nickinson 107

Read our Droid Bionic Review Have we mentioned the Motorola Droid Bionic will be available Sept. 8? Oh, good. Because it's now finally officially official. Price is official as well: $299 with a two-year contract. This has without a doubt been one of the strangest roads to launch for a smartphone in recent memory. The Droid Bionic was initially announced in January at CES (see our...