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Yahoo Aviate Introduces Smart Stream In New Update

Yahoo Aviate Introduces Smart Stream In New Update

Yahoo has been facing numerous major changes in the way they operate ever since former Google employee, Marissa Mayer, stepped up as CEO of the company. Yahoo is known by some of its services, such as Tumblr, Yahoo Mail, and Yahoo Weather; unfortunately, not a lot of people seem to acknowledge one of its most […]

Sprint Release Android 5.1 For The HTC One M9

Sprint Release Android 5.1 For The HTC One M9

As promised, HTC and Sprint have released Android 5.1 for the Sprint HTC One M9, bringing the device software version up to 2.6.651.11. If you have a Sprint HTC One M9, you can check to see if your device needs the update by checking the software version on the device: go to Settings, About, then […]

OnePlus 2 Sketches Reveal New Details inc 8MP Front Camera

OnePlus 2 Sketches Reveal New Details inc 8MP Front Camera

OnePlus news has been in abundance recently, although, the number of reports today has seemed to escalate significantly. This all began this morning when it emerged that three different model numbers were appearing on a Bluetooth SIG listing. Although, they were not confirmed as all OnePlus 2 models, this was the assumption being made. This […]

Lollipop For DROID Turbo Seems To Come Without Guest Mode

Lollipop For DROID Turbo Seems To Come Without Guest Mode

The Android 5.1 Lollipop update for the Motorola DROID Turbo has just about started rolling out today, but already there are people complaining about at least one Lollipop feature missing from the current update. The ability to create guest accounts, which was introduced by Google in Android 5.0 Lollipop, is absent in the official DROID […]

Verizon Updates Nexus 6 To Android 5.1.1 Build

Verizon Updates Nexus 6 To Android 5.1.1 Build

Verizon Wireless seems to be on a roll with software updates today. Usually, Wednesdays are filled with updates from Google on handfuls of their various apps, but on this particular Wednesday in July, Verizon has been making the rounds sending out updates to a collection of their devices. Earlier, DROID Turbo owners began seeing their […]

iClever® Providing Wide Range Accessories For Smartphone And Tablets

iClever® Providing Wide Range Accessories For Smartphone And Tablets

iClever® is providing a wide range of accessories for smartphone and tablets at affordable price. All the products are made of premium quality material. Customers can buy the product from online marketplace Amazon.com. iClever®, a company dealing in electronic gadgets for making life of customer simple is providing wide range of accessories related to smartphones […]

ZTE’s Axon Phone Gets FCC Approval; To Launch On July 14th

ZTE’s Axon Phone Gets FCC Approval; To Launch On July 14th

The much talked about Axon Phone has now reportedly been certified by the FCC in the US, paving its way for a nationwide release as per invitations sent out last week for the brand’s launch event which is to be held on the 14th of this month, in New York. The Chinese manufacturer has already […]

Samsung Introduces The Level U Bluetooth Earbuds

Samsung Introduces The Level U Bluetooth Earbuds

Samsung introduced its Level lineup of audio devices almost a year ago, the company uses premium designs and technology to go along with their mobile devices. It currently includes headphones like the wireless Level Over and Level On which include wired and wireless options and the Level In earbuds, plus two Bluetooth speakers, the Level […]

MediaTek Challenging Qualcomm in LTE Baseband Market

MediaTek Challenging Qualcomm in LTE Baseband Market

Qualcomm does more than just processors. The company also does a good deal of LTE modems and radios as well. In fact, in the Galaxy S6 even though Samsung opted to stick with their Exynos 7420 chip, they are still using Qualcomm radios inside their device. For a while, Qualcomm has been the leader in […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop Comes To Verizon Galaxy Note Edge

Android 5.0 Lollipop Comes To Verizon Galaxy Note Edge

Verizon Wireless just began pushing Android 5.1 Lollipop to Motorola DROID Turbo users today after announcing yesterday they would start the update roll outs on July 1st, but the Motorola phone isn’t the only one seeing the update treatment as it appears Verizon has also started pushing out the updates for Android Lollipop to the […]

Motorola & Google Store Now Listing Moto 360 For $149.99

Motorola & Google Store Now Listing Moto 360 For $149.99

Motorola have been taking part in a number of deals and savings over the last few weeks, as a result, there has been a number of bargains up for grabs. The last month has seen discounts on the Nexus 6 and the Moto X (2nd Gen). That said, much of the Motorola deal season started […]

Social Media Is Important For App Marketing

Social Media Is Important For App Marketing

We’ve covered all kinds of ways to better promote your app, from Android Monetization, to building a following for your app, and even hyping it a bit before it’s ready to go. We’ve talked before about using social media to market your app, but how important is it really? It’s actually very, very important. Consider […]

Rumor: Samsung To Provide NAND Chips For Apple

Rumor: Samsung To Provide NAND Chips For Apple

New rumors have came out suggesting Samsung is working with Apple to offer NAND flash memory chips for the upcoming iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. These smartphones will likely get announced in September but if these rumors prove to be true, Samsung will have a share, along with a number of other companies, to […]

Some Users Reporting Data Cap With Google Photos

Some Users Reporting Data Cap With Google Photos

Back when Google introduced Google Photos at this year’s IO developer conference, it was listed as an unlimited photo storage service which users could place “unlimited” amounts of photos into to back them up or use as main storage. Unlimited means unlimited, but according to Android Police a number of users have been reporting reaching […]

Deal: Football Leather Moto X (2nd Gen) Only $249.95 On eBay

Deal: Football Leather Moto X (2nd Gen) Only $249.95 On eBay

The Moto X (2nd Gen) from Motorola is one of the most popular devices of last year and offers a great balance of performance with affordability. Not to mention, the device’s ability to be customized offers users much more personalization, than you might get with other smartphones. One of the more popular customized options is […]

Moto X (2013) Receiving Android 5.1 In More Countries

Moto X (2013) Receiving Android 5.1 In More Countries

The original Moto X from Motorola is about to turn two years old, it represented a new take on the company as it offered a lot of ways to customize its hardware by choosing a variety of colors for the back of the phone and some others for the accents. The software that runs on […]

Cases Leaked: Galaxy Note 5 And Galaxy S6 Edge Plus

Cases Leaked: Galaxy Note 5 And Galaxy S6 Edge Plus

We found a nice leak today with regards to the new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus – pictures of cases for both devices with a comment about being available in September.  MobileDirect sells accessories for all kinds of smartphones…and if you go to their website under Samsung cases, you will find the […]

LG Offering U.S. Buyers Free Battery & Leather Back In July

LG Offering U.S. Buyers Free Battery & Leather Back In July

June has come and gone, and along with the ending of June, so does LG’s offer to throw in a 32GB microSD memory card with the purchase of a LG G4.  So comes July and a new deal is being offered for those that purchase a new LG G4 – LG announced that if you […]

California Now Enforcing Smartphone Kill Switch Law

California Now Enforcing Smartphone Kill Switch Law

Smartphone theft is certainly an issue, one which has garnered enough attention from smartphone makers as well as the tech companies like Google who pump out the operating system. It’s also gained significant attention from California law makers over the last year and half which eventually resulted in California passing a law which stated all […]

Android Deals – July 1st, 2015: Samsung, Kindle, LG and More!

Android Deals – July 1st, 2015: Samsung, Kindle, LG and More!

As always, there’s a ton of Android deals available right now, let’s take a look at some of those great deals out there. Smartphones HTC One M8 32GB – $199 HTC One E9+ LTE – $497 BLU Dash C Music-Global GSM – $46.99 BLU Life One 4G LTE Smartphone – $99 BLU Dash JR 4.0 K Smartphone – $36.99 BLU […]

OnePlus VR Headsets Available July 3rd In Limited Quantity

OnePlus VR Headsets Available July 3rd In Limited Quantity

OnePlus news has been coming in thick and fast of late. Of course, much of this is to do with the next OnePlus flagship device, the OnePlus 2. While the specs announcements have been coming steadily, the real big news of the last week or so, was the official confirmation of when the OnePlus 2 […]

Samsung Galaxy Folder Leaks With Unusual Form Factor

Samsung Galaxy Folder Leaks With Unusual Form Factor

There was a time when one of the most popular form factors of phones was the so-called flip-phone or ‘clamshell’. It started when the Motorola RAZR hit the markets and consumers could see the benefit of having an extremely thin device for that time and a large screen on the inside, plus, with the outer […]

DROID Turbo OTA For Android 5.1 Lollipop Rolling Out

DROID Turbo OTA For Android 5.1 Lollipop Rolling Out

Over the last few days, Verizon Wireless customers who own the DROID Turbo have been treated to their first real taste of Android 5.1 Lollipop, allowing them to join the number of other handsets which have already been using the software. Motorola’s David Schuster recently announced that the soak test (which is generally how Motorola […]

Sony Intros New Products With ‘First Flight’ Program

Sony Intros New Products With ‘First Flight’ Program

Sony is a massive company. One which has its hand in all kinds of products within the consumer electronics range. It’s interesting then to think about Sony starting up a crowdfunding program which seeks to grab support from the community of fans and enthusiasts of Sony products, because this isn’t typically something you see from […]

Three OnePlus Model Numbers Show Up On Bluetooth SIG

Three OnePlus Model Numbers Show Up On Bluetooth SIG

For a number of reasons, the OnePlus One was one of the most exciting phones of last year. As such, the hype around the follow up device, the OnePlus 2 is already beginning to generate a decent level of attention of its own. This is in spite of the device not scheduled to be unveiled […]

Rumor: Samsung Preparing To Sell More Device Components

Rumor: Samsung Preparing To Sell More Device Components

Samsung make much more than the Galaxy Android smartphone; they also manufacturer smartphone and tablet components including industry-leading System-on-Chips (SoCs), memory chips and AMOLED panels. These particular components are amongst the best in the industry and as such, device manufacturers wishing to use Samsung parts have to pay a premium price. Of course, Samsung manufacture […]

HTC & Verizon Offering $100 Play Credit With One M9 Purchase

HTC & Verizon Offering $100 Play Credit With One M9 Purchase

The HTC One M9 was unveiled at this year’s MWC event back in March of this year and follows on from the highly popular HTC One and One M8 devices. Although, this was a highly touted and speculated upon device prior to its unveiling, once unveiled, a number of consumers seemed to fall out of favor […]

Sprint Lifts 600kbps Video Streaming Limit on “All-in” Plans

Sprint Lifts 600kbps Video Streaming Limit on “All-in” Plans

It’s been an interesting couple of days for Sprint, they recently launched their new All-in, unlimited plans, managed to score David Beckham in new ads and limit video streaming in the process. You see, when the new unlimited plan launched for $80 – $20 for your phone, $60 for your service – it did so […]

Blue Galaxy S6 Available At Carphone Warehouse In The UK

Blue Galaxy S6 Available At Carphone Warehouse In The UK

UK-based mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse is offering a blue colored model of Samsung’s latest flagship, the Galaxy S6, through its retail outlets and on its website. While the color has been one of the available options for residents in the US for some time now, customers across the pond have had to wait thus […]

CyanogenMod Team Working New Browser, ‘Gello’

CyanogenMod Team Working New Browser, ‘Gello’

For years now, the team behind the aftermarket Android ROM, CyanogenMod, have been adding new features and apps. Many of these features, such as the famous quick toggle settings made their way into popular smartphones and then into Android itself. Theme support was – and still is – something that CyanogenMod was known for, and […]

Facebook Refines Android Tablet Application UI

Facebook Refines Android Tablet Application UI

Facebook has moved to become one of the largest and most significant social networks in use around the developed world today after being founded in early 2004. It has over 1.4 billion monthly users of the service around the world. Although Facebook was originally designed with a desktop or laptop computer running a full version […]

Google to Challenge Uber With New “Free Ride” Service

Google to Challenge Uber With New “Free Ride” Service

Google has been under the spotlight for one of its controversial innovations, one that has a great potential to change the whole automotive industry. Self-driving cars have been under development by Google for at least six years, in which tremendous advancements have been made and giant steps have been taken by the internet giant, all […]

LG G4 S Leaks Out as Cheaper G4 With Octa-Core CPU

LG G4 S Leaks Out as Cheaper G4 With Octa-Core CPU

Since the release the of LG’s G2 a couple of years ago, LG has focused on selling one or two high-end devices for the majority of the year. The strategy seems to have worked wonders for last year’s G3, as it was something of a quiet success for the South Korean giant, leading them to […]

Microsoft Hands Over Advertising Business to AOL

Microsoft Hands Over Advertising Business to AOL

According to a report carried by the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, June 29th, Microsoft will be handing over its web advertising business to AOL for a period of ten years. As per the deal, AOL will sell display advertisement on Microsoft products and websites like Xbox, Skype, MSN, Outlook.com etc. in countries like the […]

Sony Xperia Z3+ Ranks High In Camera Test

Sony Xperia Z3+ Ranks High In Camera Test

This past April, Sony unveiled their newest phone in its Xperia line the Xperia Z4 with an odd slight twist. The Xperia Z4 would only be available to customers in Sony’s home country of Japan. Not surprisingly this left the tech world with a lot of questions about the future of the Xperia line internationally. A […]

UK Police Seize Android Set-Top Boxes Used for Piracy

UK Police Seize Android Set-Top Boxes Used for Piracy

Both the Amazon Fire TV and Nexus Player options are now available in the UK, as have Roku boxes been available for years now, but that doesn’t seem to have stopped the movement of pirate TV boxes entering the UK. As Android is an Open Source platform – something we should all be thankful for […]

Could This Be Google Upcoming Nexus Handset?

Could This Be Google Upcoming Nexus Handset?

Could we be looking at a brand new and upcoming Google Nexus handset before the official announcement has been made? A new image available on the main Android website showcases a smartphone that has us guessing just what device is being displayed. While impossible to know just for sure with this particular image, we could […]

Galaxy A8’s New ISOCELL 16MP Camera To Have Smaller Pixels

Galaxy A8’s New ISOCELL 16MP Camera To Have Smaller Pixels

Samsung’s upcoming mid-range Galaxy A8 smartphone has already seen its hardware specifications leaked on the net, along with a hands-on video. While the South Korean company is expected to launch the device fairly soon, we already have an idea about most aspects of the upcoming device. One of the aspects of the phone that some […]

Dutch Retailer Belsimpel Selling HTC One M9+

Dutch Retailer Belsimpel Selling HTC One M9+

HTC announced the HTC One M9 earlier in the year a couple of hours before the Samsung Galaxy S6 announcement. Unfortunately, at the time the M9 was somewhat overshadowed by Samsung’s Galaxy S6. The M9 uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 System-on-Chip, which has been dogged by persistent rumors about the processor running very warm and giving […]

Google’s Traffic Info Available In 12 New Indian Cities

Google’s Traffic Info Available In 12 New Indian Cities

Google has announced, that Tuesday onwards, Google Maps will show real-time traffic information in 12 new Indian cities in addition to the twenty-two, which already has the service. The new cities where the service is being rolled out include Kolkata, the capital city of the eastern state of West Bengal, and widely considered to be […]

LG G4 Stylus Will Be Available In India Soon For $393

LG G4 Stylus Will Be Available In India Soon For $393

As you all know by know, LG has announced the company’s new flagship back in April. The LG G4 is the latest and the greatest this Korea-based tech giant has to offer. That being said, this company, much like Samsung, tends to release quite a few “G4” devices a year which have nothing to do with […]

Take A Closer Look At The Newly Released Huawei Honor 7

Take A Closer Look At The Newly Released Huawei Honor 7

Huawei has held an event in China yesterday during which the company announced some new devices, including their frequently leaked Honor 7 handset. This smartphone has been popping up all over the internet for the last couple of weeks, and the company has finally unveiled it yesterday alongside the Honor Band Zero Smartwatch and Honor […]

UMi Iron To Get Retina Scanning Capability Soon

UMi Iron To Get Retina Scanning Capability Soon

We’ve talked quite a lot about UMi Iron lately, a number of rumors and leaks surfaced prior to its announcement, and the phone is now available for pre-order via a number of China-based resellers. This is a premium built handset by UMi, and even though we’ve listed its specs a number of times, UMi wanted to […]

Samsung Registered A Trademark For The Galaxy S6 EDGE+

Samsung Registered A Trademark For The Galaxy S6 EDGE+

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are the company’s newest flagship devices. These two handsets have been announced back in March, and sport almost identical specs, though they look quite different thanks to the curved display on the Galaxy S6 Edge. The two devices are available for purchase all over the world, but these […]

Xiaomi Mi 5 Specs Leak; Snapdragon 820, 4GB Of RAM In Tow

Xiaomi Mi 5 Specs Leak; Snapdragon 820, 4GB Of RAM In Tow

Xiaomi has released quite a lot of devices thus far this year. This China-based smartphone OEM has showcased Mi Note, Mi Note Pro, Mi 4i, Redmi 2 and a 2GB variant of Mi 4 as far as smartphones go. The company has also released quite a few smart gadgets, and they’re expected to release additional […]

Gionee Planning To Build Smartphones In India

Gionee Planning To Build Smartphones In India

When it comes to developing, designing and manufacturing a smartphone, the world’s manufacturers are increasingly wanting to design the product in one location but assemble the device in another. There are a few reasons for this, such as modern telecommunications makes it a simple and inexpensive process for a team to work across a number […]

Huawei Reveals Honor Band Zero & Honor Whistle

Huawei Reveals Honor Band Zero & Honor Whistle

Huawei took to their Twitter account in order to reveal their latest upcoming devices, a new wearable known as the Honor Band Zero along with a Bluetooth headset called the Honor Whistle. Since wearable’s are becoming more and more popular in the recently past few years, it’s nice to see new selections come to the […]

Meizu MX5 Pro To Launch In Q4, M2 Arriving This Summer

Meizu MX5 Pro To Launch In Q4, M2 Arriving This Summer

Meizu is one of the fastest growing China-based smartphone OEMs in the world. This company managed to get people’s attention last year when they released a couple of well-built and well-specced devices while keeping their price points really low. Meizu MX4 and MX4 Pro were the company’s flagships in 2014, and the company has announced […]

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 Lollipop Preview Now Available

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 Lollipop Preview Now Available

Shenzhen headquartered Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment major Huawei is said to be rolling out the Android 5.1 Lollipop firmware to its Ascend Mate 2 mid-range phablet. The new Lollipop-based ROM however, is far from the final stable build, and Huawei is only making it available through its website, and not OTA for obvious […]

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