Missed the Oprah moment earlier today? See what you could win from Google I/O inside! [CONTESTS]

As we expected, Google doused the 6,000 or so in attendance with free gifts aplenty. Their annual Oprah moment was right on cue at the end of their presentation where they generously gave each developer and member of the media three devices. One was a  Galaxy Nexus, a phone I’m sure will be popular once …

Nexus 4 owners report strange buzzing from earpiece, distorted calls

A small but growing number of Nexus 4 owners are experiencing a strange phenomenon that seems to be tied to the earpiece of the phone. Users are reporting, as per Google’s Android Project site (see: Issue 39936), a faint buzz or click emanating from around the phone’s earpiece/camera area. Others say they are experiencing distorted …

Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Stellar revealed to be $99, has a “starter mode”

We have’t heard much about the Samsung Galaxy Stellar since it showed up on a rebate form last month. We still don’t know too much about the device itself, but a couple of new details have come to light courtesy of Droid-Life. For starters, it looks like the phone will debut at , making it a …

OUYA Notifying Backers Of Early Username Reservations Starting This September

Good news for those that helped kick-start Android’s first mini-console into production. The folks at OUYA are updating early backers today, letting them know that starting in September, they’ll be able to reserve their usernames (player ID, gamertag, whatever you wanna call it) before anyone else. The coolest part? These same backers will be given …

PowerAmp continues music player dominance with latest upgrade (rich notifications)

PowerAmp for Android has been a mainstay music application in the Google Play Store since it’s launched. With a very powerful feature-set in its beta alone the app was destined for greatness. The updates since then have kept on rolling and they won’t stop today. A new version of PowerAmp is available in the Play …

Verizon will help eligible customers keep unlimited data if their plan was wrongly changed

As you all know, the Samsung Galaxy S3 has been shipping to Verizon customers beginning this week. Those who pre-ordered the device before June 28th were promised they’d get their device with unlimited data intact (June 28th was the start of Verizon’s Share Everything plans that would force users to a tiered plan if they …

Still time to win one of two Google I/O prize packs (including the newly added Samsung Chromebox!)

This is just a quick alert to remind everyone that there are only two days left (the 28th and 29th of June) to enter to win one of two Google I/O prize packs. Yesterday, we were clued in on what, exactly, was being given away. We were surprised to hear that we’d be able to …